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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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Upcoming Deadline Applications for Cross-Over Fund Innovations for Peace and Justice

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Upcoming Deadline Applications for Cross-Over Fund Innovations for Peace and Justice

The Cross-Over Fund has recently been launched to support innovatice projects in the domain of peace, justice and humanitarian assistance. … Read more

Launch of Cross-Over Fund Innovations for Peace and Justice

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Launch of Cross-Over Fund Innovations for Peace and Justice

The city of The Hague opens up a € 600,000 fund to encourage and assist technological innovations within the field of peace, justice and humanitarian… Read more

Nomads presented at Partos Innovation Festival

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Nomads presented at Partos Innovation Festival

The Nomads project was presented at the Partos Innovation festival on Thursday the 6th of October 2016. Two members of the group, Hajo van Beijma… 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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