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Communications, Technology and Humanitarian Delivery: Challenges and opportunities for security risk management

London Interagency Security Forum


About this resource

Resource type:Research, reports and studies
Keywords:Development & humanitarian aid, System-wide performance
Author(s):Vazquez Llorente, R. and Wall, I.
Date published:2014

In this paper, seventeen specialist contributors analyse the many different ways that communications technology is used in and around humanitarian operations today. Each one of them writes with significant field experience and sophisticated knowledge of communications technology.

This paper was used as a source for synthesised recommendations used in the Briefing Papers for the Global Forum on Improving Humanitarian Action, taking place in New York on 4/5 June 2015.

The Briefing Papers are intended to provide a general background to the key obstacles that inhibit good, effective humanitarian action, and the recommendations that have been put forward around the WHS process to address these obstacles.

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