CDAC Archive

The WhatsApp-Response

How WhatsApp became the most popular app in the refugee response.

SMS Platforms Compared

Comprehensive comparison of nine SMS systems for humanitarian programs.

Between Hype and Frustration: Social Media in Emergencies

A practical approach to social media in emergencies.

10 Years After Katrina: Would Social Media Have Made a Difference?

How far has social media in emergency management come in the

When Disaster Strikes: Social Media Drives Self Recovery

NGOs need to embrace that communities increasingly coordinate their recovery via

Towards Standardized Hashtags in Disasters

OCHA provides guidance to improve consistency in disasters.

Presentation: Social Media for Disaster Preparedness and Response

How can you use social media operationally to help with disaster

How can humanitarian organizations embrace useful new technologies?

OCHA's flagship publication on how aid organizations could and should embrace

Code of Conduct for the Use of SMS in Natural Disasters

Mobile phones can be a great tool to help people in