World Disasters Report 2013 Launch

mFieldwork was pleased to present at this IFRC event to celebrate the launch of the World Disaster Report.

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Transition to digital data capture & the power of Medium Data

mFieldwork founder Leith Baker presents  his vision for medium data in humanitaran response at the 2013 Crisis Mappers conference.

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Humanitarianism in the Age of Cyber-warfare: Towards the Principled and Secure Use of Information in Humanitarian Emergencies

Data security and privacy are important principles at mFieldwork.  We co-authored this United Nations report on the use of technology in humanitarian response and its implications for privacy and protection.

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The Power Point

Use of Innovative Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Nutrition Service Delivery

We have worked with a number of nutrition programs in difficult to access area and we were asked to participate in this paper from the CMAM forum on technology and nutrition.

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HDX launch in Nairobi

HDX is doing some great work bring data into the open for humanitarain operations. We were pleased to host the HDX launch at our offices in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Cross Cutting Evaluation of DFID’s Approach to Remote Management in Somalia and North-East Kenya 

The mFIeldwork platform was deployed with DFID partners for monitoring and evaluation in Somalia.  This external evaluation of DFID touches on mFieldwork’s contribution to DFID’s work in this difficult environment.

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The Somali Shelter / NFI Cluster Reviews of coordination and response Combined report

The Somalia Shelter Cluster has used the mFieldwork platform with their members extensively since 2013.  This external evaluation reviews this initiative and a number of other innovations by the cluster.

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The Smartification of Humanitarian Response

Great blog post by HDX Nairobi Chief Moses Saitoti on the ‘smartification’ of humanitarian respnse including by mFieldwork.

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Kenya Inter-Agency Rapid Assessment Mechanism (KIRA): A Bottom-up Humanitarian Innovation from Africa

The Government of Kenya, the Kenyan Red Cross, the United Nations and other members of the humanitarian community used the mFieldwork platform to develop a rapid assessment tool.  This paper by the team won best paper at Humtech 2015.

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Ian Gray and Kurt Hoffman Finance Case Study

This World Humanitarian Summit  paper looks at how humanitarian innovation is financed.  mFieldwork is an example of lean client centered innovation with a focus on meeting challenges faced by humanitarians in the field.

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