Disaster Relief 2.0: The Future of Information Sharing in Humanitarian Emergencies

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AUTHORS:
United Nations Foundation, UNOCHA, Vodafone Foundation, Harvard Humanitarian Imitative

SUMMARY:
The report analyzes how the humanitarian community and the emerging volunteer and technical communities worked together in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, and recommends ways to improve coordination between these two groups in future emergencies.

The report was commissioned by the United Nations Foundation and Vodafone Foundation Technology Partnership in collaboration with the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), and researched and written by a team at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative.