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The Dutch Coalition for Humanitarian Innovation is comprised of governmental actors, knowledge institutes, academia, businesses, and humanitarian organizations in the Netherlands  who develop innovative solutions to increase the impact and reduce the costs of humanitarian action.

Affected communities and their needs as well as the needs of humanitarian organizations providing emergency action are at the centre of the coalition’s activities. The Dutch Coalition for Humanitarian Innovation follows a win-win-win strategy to pursue and achieve results on three levels; a benefit for affected communities in disasters, benefits for the partners of the Dutch Coalition for Humanitarian, and benefits for the humanitarian sector.

The Dutch Coalition for Humanitarian Innovation is a dynamic movement that leverages the power of resources, expertise and capabilities in the Netherlands to support humanitarian innovation with a global impact. The Coalition is recognized and acknowledged as the driving force in the Netherlands for effective humanitarian innovation.

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DCHI Spring Event coming up

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DCHI Spring Event coming up

On the afternoon of the 1st of June we will organize another networking event to bring partners from throughout the Coalition together in The Hague. More details on the programme will follow soon, so keep an eye on this page for additional information, and on your inbox for the official invites! Read more

Community Risk Assessment and Prioritization toolbox online

Project update

Community Risk Assessment and Prioritization toolbox online

The Community Risk Assessment and Prioritization toolbox is online! On this website the team of 510.global explains both the community risk assessment… Read more

Bartel Van de Walle argues that we need “Data for Dunant”

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Bartel Van de Walle argues that we need “Data for Dunant”

When we hear ‘emergency aid’, most of us initially think of medical assistance, food and shelter. However, the large amount of information… Read more

Our projects

SeventyTwo

SeventyTwo

UNICEF international, UNICEF Netherlands, Humanity X and the Centre for Innovation of the University of Leiden developed a rapid prototype to put information about affected areas into the hands of humanitarian decision makers in a clear, accessible and clustered manner in order to further their decision-making process in the first 72 hours of response.

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Nomads

Nomads

Refugees have a need to make well-informed decisions based on reliable information. However, little up to date information is available, and the information which is there, is often not trusted. Nomads will design a ‘crowd-sourced information platform’ where people and trusted entities (including refugees and institutions that support them) can add, retrieve, and rate personal experiences. Masdar, the first version of Nomads, will be rolled out in Athens.

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