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NEWSLETTER MAY 2020

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NEWSLETTER MAY 2020

Innovation doesn’t always come easy. Even when ideas flow, putting them into action and business models can bring up all sorts of challenges. DCHI… Read more

TeamUp – Supporting Refugee & Migrant Children through Play

Collaboration

TeamUp – Supporting Refugee & Migrant Children through Play

Today, over half of those on the run from war torn countries and persecution are children. The psychological and emotional stresses that such experiences… Read more

Sneak Peak: New Platform in Response to COVID-19 ‘Source2gather’

COVID-19

Sneak Peak: New Platform in Response to COVID-19 ‘Source2gather’

In the face of the global pandemic, working together and seeking help from other sources has never been more important. This platform been created… Read more

Call for innovation proposals: 1 million euros for solutions for health, data and financial support in times of COVID-19

COVID-19

Call for innovation proposals: 1 million euros for solutions for health, data and financial support in times of COVID-19

Call for proposal Innovation Fund – SBIR in developing markets: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Ethiopia, Mali, Mozambique, Niger and UgandaRead more

Meet our new Communications & Events Manager Birgit Ros

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Meet our new Communications & Events Manager Birgit Ros

“My name is Birgit Ros, and I started on 1 May as Communications and Events Manager at DCHI. I am excited to join DCHI as we’re developing some
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Top Tips on Public Private Partnerships Following our 2nd Focal Point Café with UNICEF Netherlands

Focal Point Café

Top Tips on Public Private Partnerships Following our 2nd Focal Point Café with UNICEF Netherlands

Last month, DCHI hosted the second edition of the Focal Point Café, co-organised with UNICEF Nederland, when we zoomed in on Public Private PartnershipsRead more

Current initiatives

Project Spotlights: Collaboration

Project Spotlights: Collaboration

To continue inspiring our readers, we will increasingly be sharing our coalitions stories about projects that serve as excellent examples of humanitarian innovation in action. In particular, we will be spotlighting projects that have collaborated with different partners to fulfill their desired impact. If you want a project to be spotlighted within the coalition, get in touch!

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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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