Technically, I suppose this falls into the category of “awareness raising” – but I just call it “awesome”: a group of students has turned the stereotypes used in charity videos on their heads and produced “Radi-Aid – Africa for Norway”. Because frostbite kills, too!
Below is the first of two presentations I gave at the GeOnG conference in Chambery. This was for a roundtable discussion about how data and communications products can come together. I think data driven communication can improve both our communications products and make data more accessible.
Storify is one of those tools that I still find it hard to get my head around. MSF UK has recently started to use it to spruce up their press clippings and share them with supporters and staff.
Back from my vacation I had the opportunity to listen to a live webcast on “Social Media as a Tool for Humanitarian Protection” that was organized by Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research (HPCR).
While I was on leave, many interesting posts and articles piled up in my inbox and on my social media profiles. Here are the ones I found most interesting.
Those of you who follow the elections in Liberia have probably heard about the violent incident that took place in Monrovia last Monday. A local paper has an interesting article on how the simultaneous outage of one of Liberia’s two mobile phone networks affected people who were close to the riot.