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NEWSLETTER MARCH 2020

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NEWSLETTER MARCH 2020

Are you curious to know how our first Focal Point Cafe went? Or offer your input to help shape a potential Humanitarian Innovators course? Check… Read more

DCHI supports collaborative initiative ‘TeamUp’ with global scaling Strategy

Humanitarian Accelerator Programme

DCHI supports collaborative initiative ‘TeamUp’ with global scaling Strategy

TeamUp is an intervention developed by Save the Children, UNICEF and War Child to meet the urgent psychosocial needs of refugee children. TeamUp… Read more

Energetic First Focal Point Café on Collaborative Innovation

Focal Point Café

Energetic First Focal Point Café on Collaborative Innovation

Last week DCHI launched the very first Focal Point Café, co-organised with our board member the Municipality of the Hague. The broad theme of theRead more

DCHI Partner Opportunity to gain Young Energy Experts: Supported by YEP

Energy

DCHI Partner Opportunity to gain Young Energy Experts: Supported by YEP

The YEP is offering the opportunity to support a Young Expert for a 12 or 24 month position, with a DCHI partner organisation or a local partner, inRead more

Translators Without Borders Launch first public Language Dataset For Humanitarian Use

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Translators Without Borders Launch first public Language Dataset For Humanitarian Use

What if information on the languages of crisis-affected people was as readily available as data on their age and gender?  Translators without Read more

Welcome Back to our Innovation Manager Roza Freriks!

Team

Welcome Back to our Innovation Manager Roza Freriks!

We are very happy to welcome our colleague Roza back to the DCHI Team after her time on Maternity Leave. We asked her what she is most looking forward

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Current initiatives

Focal Point Café

Focal Point Café

DCHI is very excited to announce that we will be hosting regular Focal Point Café meetings in 2020 as our newest networking opportunity within the Humanitarian Innovation Sector! We will host regular meet-ups that will offer the perfect opportunity to network in a casual-setting, whilst having the opportunity to hear about humanitarian innovation cases and relevant themes, as well as exploring best practices and lessons learnt from various organisations.

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Global Scaling Strategy for ‘Team Up’

Global Scaling Strategy for ‘Team Up’

TeamUp is an intervention developed by Save the Children, UNICEF and War Child to meet the urgent psychosocial needs of refugee children. Following the successful pilots and growing interest from country offices, other organisations and donors, TeamUp is now ready to scale as a global intervention. DCHI was approached in order to facilitate the scaling strategy, supporting in making decisions and documenting the plan of action. DCHI has focused on defining the ambition, describing the different approaches to scale and aligning the different visions and ideas within the coalition.

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Energy

Energy

Access to Modern Energy is increasingly recognized as an area of humanitarian concern. If communities affected by crises go without proper access to energy, it becomes impossible for them to meet the basic needs of life. In fact, if humanitarian organisations do not adequately address access to energy in their programmes, they risk contributing to the very same problems they aim to solve.

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