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Newsletter September 2019

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Newsletter September 2019

Would you like to know what happened over the summer months, and know more about upcoming events and opportunities? Have a look at the September… Read more

Humanitarian Innovation Exchange : Key Learnings

Humanitarian Innovators Network

Humanitarian Innovation Exchange : Key Learnings

On 26 June 2019, DCHI in cooperation with Elrha and the Centre for Innovation, organized the Humanitarian Innovation Exchange in The Hague. SinceRead more

The DCHI Award for Best Humanitarian Innovation 2019: Last Call

DCHI Award

The DCHI Award for Best Humanitarian Innovation 2019: Last Call

Are you working on an innovative project within Safety & Protection or Access to Modern Energy? Will your innovation make these forms of hRead more

‘We’re not Coca Cola’: Why scaling involves a continuous reunderstanding of your innovation

Event

‘We’re not Coca Cola’: Why scaling involves a continuous reunderstanding of your innovation

This blog post is part of a series sharing insights from sessions at the Humanitarian Innovation Exchange, which took place on 26 June 2019. The Read more

DCHI is looking for 2 New Interns! (Closed)

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DCHI is looking for 2 New Interns! (Closed)

Communications & Events Internship

Are you a strong communicator with an interest in social innovation, and a flair for creating great Read more

Reflections from our Intern Lotte Senior

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Reflections from our Intern Lotte Senior

OUR COLLEAGUE, LOTTE SENIOR WILL BE COMING TO THE END OF HER 5 MONTH INTERNSHIP AT THE END OF JULY. WE WANTED TO HEAR ABOUT HER HIGHLIGHTS, REFLECTIONS
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Current initiatives

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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Safety and Protection

Safety and Protection

If people affected by crisis are provided with food and medical aid, but remain unsafe from conflict, something vital is missing from an adequate humanitarian response. To better address the current issues around safety and protection which crisis affected populations and humanitarian staff are facing, the opportunities provided by new technologies and innovation, need to be explored.

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