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Artificial Intelligence and the Humanitarian Sector

Artificial intelligence is advancing rapidly and beginning to transform domains across society. As an emerging technology, AI holds substantial promise to augment humanitarian action and drive more anticipatory, data-driven approaches.  However, realizing AI’s benefits while avoiding potential harm requires navigating many uncertainties. This briefing note examines how the humanitarian sector can best leverage AI’s capabilities […]


What Is Interoperability? and Why Is it Important?

Did you know that according to a survey by the Data Governance Institute, businesses lose an estimated $12.8 million every year due to poor interoperability? This staggering figure highlights the critical importance of interoperability in today’s interconnected world.  For charities working with communities, “interoperability” may seem complex. In simple terms, interoperability refers to the ability […]

Why ERP System Is Important for NGOs

Why ERP System Is Important for NGOs?

Do you want to avoid managing multiple spreadsheets and need help keeping track of your NGO’s operations? It’s time to consider implementing an ERP System for NGOs. According to recent statistics, 85% of organisations have improved efficiency after implementing an ERP System for NGOs. NGOs can greatly enhance their operations, teamwork and gain valuable insights […]

Challenges of Using Technology for Humanitarian Aid

Challenges of Using Technology for Humanitarian Aid

Technology has completely transformed our daily lives, streamlining tasks and boosting efficiency. But in the kingdom of humanitarian aid, it has its hurdles.  As per a United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs report, In May 2011 just 40% of the world’s population can access the internet, establishing a clear digital gap between […]

How Technology Helps in Increasing Humanitarian Aid

How Technology Helps in Increasing Humanitarian Aid?

In 2015, when devastating earthquakes struck Nepal, relief teams faced immense challenges coordinating aid in remote mountain villages made inaccessible by landslides and rubble.  As aid flights continued, disaster management software optimised routing to reach the most people daily. This real-life example demonstrates how technology has transformed humanitarian response.  In fact, according to a report […]

Humanitarian Crisis in 2023

Humanitarian Crisis in 2023

With global issues rising, 2023 could see further strain on vulnerable communities. Recent UN reports suggest increasing food and water shortages will impact over 600 million people worldwide next year. Climate change continues, with worsening droughts and extreme weather in many regions. At the same time, ongoing conflicts are displacing large populations in parts of […]

Humanitarian Crises

Humanitarian Crises: Causes, Effects and Solutions

Over 360 million people annually engage in charity to help alleviate global humanitarian crises. However, the harsh reality is that conflict, climate disasters, and destitution continue propelling millions into dire need overseas.  In 2021 alone, armed clashes in Yemen pushed a staggering 80% of its population into relying on aid. Meanwhile, extreme weather like floods […]