Humanitarian Action

Here's how governments can help mobile phones become a humanitarian lifeline

Mobile phones can help deliver vital services to people like this migrant from Mali. Image: REUTERS/Juan Medina

Yiannis Theodorou


Our Impact
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how Humanitarian Action is affecting economies, industries and global issues
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale

Stay up to date:

Humanitarian Action


What is the World Economic Forum doing about the coronavirus outbreak?

Have you read?

Image: GSMA

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:

Humanitarian ActionCOVID-19Technological TransformationEmerging TechnologiesDigital CommunicationsSustainable DevelopmentSDG 10: Reduced InequalitiesMigrationDevelopment Finance


Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda


You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

Scaling solutions for humanitarian impact: The Humanitarian and Resilience Investing (HRI) approach
About Us
Partners & Members
Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2022 World Economic Forum