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Tag: Disaster Relief

 

 
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Nonprofit Management

The Charity Trap

Why a recent exposé on Red Cross failures in Haiti highlights unrealistic expectations for social sector organizations.

By Matthew Scharpnick | 10 | Jun. 5, 2015
 
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Technology & Design

Crisis Tech

Listening closely to users has enabled developers to create digital tools that support responses to the recent Ebola outbreak.
By Suzie Boss | May. 13, 2015
 

Technology & Design

Always on Call

A new, data-driven mode of confronting humanitarian disaster requires an appropriate policy framework.
Reviewed By Lucy Bernholz | May. 13, 2015
 

Foundations

Redefining Disaster, Preparedness, and Resilience

As the nature, frequency, and scale of disasters grows, the philanthropic sector needs to shift its focus to preparedness through a shared sense of urgency and a commitment to improving data infrastructure.

 

Food

In Aid of Conflict?

International food assistance can lead to a spike in the occurrence of armed conflict within a country.
By Adrienne Day | 1 | Nov. 19, 2014
 

Individual Giving

The $338 Million Ebola Giving Gap

Why corporate and individual giving to fight Ebola lags far behind that of other crises, and how to unlock more dollars.

By Vicky Hausman & Sylvia Warren | 1 | Nov. 12, 2014
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Delivering Clean Water Using Solar-Powered Pipelines

Featuring Benjamin Cohen | 1 | Oct. 19, 2014
 
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Technology & Design

When the “Doves” Fly

A Silicon Valley start-up that operates earth-orbiting imaging satellites is making them available to social innovators.
By Suzie Boss | Aug. 13, 2014
 

Starting A RYOT In Traditional News

Featuring David Darg, Bryn Mooser, & Ned Breslin | May. 8, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

Building a Resilient Volunteer Organization

How one volunteer relief organization’s approach and recruitment policies has allowed it to grow and remain relevant to the populations it serves.

By Peggy Fan | 4 | Mar. 10, 2014