Conflict, hunger and disease will affect millions again this year. Failure to adapt will lead to further global instability, major breakdowns of social and economic systems, and a failure...
Today there are 258 million global migrants, more than ever before. But if managed properly, these mass movements can boost economic growth.
The UN and other international organisations must fight sexual harassment and abuse at home and abroad.
Since the deadly earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010, the volume of a specific kind of data has been growing exponentially: welcome to the era of digital data humanitarianism.
Using a new prediction tool, aid organizations can now estimate how long a humanitarian crisis will last – and respond more effectively.
Technology plays a critical role in helping humanitarian and development organizations tackle the urgent global problems we face.
With 8 billion subscriptions worldwide, mobile phone networks have the information responders need most: how many victims are there, and where are they?
The global humanitarian appeal for 2017 was a record $23.5 billion, targeting 93 million people in need of assistance. Aid money is no longer enough.
When disaster strikes, mobile-service providers rush in. But they need to be ready, says the head of the world's largest telecommunications company.
Nearly 1 in every 110 people is fleeing war or persecution. They need to be seen as individuals and assets, not as a burden.
From aerial robotics to big data analytics, one of technology’s most meaningful benefits for society may lie in the humanitarian sector.
The "Sesame Street" television show and a leading charity received a $100 million grant on Wednesday to use the Muppets to reach millions of war-affected children in the Middle East.
Conditions in the overcrowded camps are woefully inadequate and refugees – especially women and children – are at risk of disease and exploitation.
The world's first vending machine for the homeless will start giving out free food and clothes as charities in Britain gear up for a cold winter amid record levels of homelessness.
It’s a Christmas shop with a difference – you can buy gifts for refugees.