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What is a powerful weapon against Ebola? High-speed Internet. Dependable communications capacity is the foundation for effective emergency response. The Ebola epidemic is no different. For many in the field, fighting Ebola is as much about logistics as medicine. Read more: https://agenda.weforum.org/2015/01/why-high-speed-internet-is-a-weapon-against-ebola #TackleEbola #ICT4D
Responders on West Africa’s Ebola frontline need fast and flawless internet connections if they are to have any chance of preventing a pandemic.
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Early NetHope Ebola response supporters from all sectors stepped up to meet the need in the Ebola crisis, laying the framework for additional support and helping slow the rate of infection. Learn more about our supporters who took an early leap of faith and committed to fighting the cause from the very beginning on our blog. Read more: http://nethope.org/blog/2015/01/catalytic-donors-laying-the-groundwork-in-the-ebola-fight/
Today at the World Economic Forum in Davos NetHope announced a partnership that will further expand our communications capacity building support for NetHope member NGOs and other response organizations in West Africa. The Ebola Response Connectivity Initiative (ECRI) will provide sustainable ...
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Before we close the chapter on this year, here's a look back at Nethope’s impact and collaboration in 2014. Happy New Year! Read more: http://bit.ly/1rAdgMJ
The successes NetHope has achieved in 2014 confirm our shared commitment to the idea that collaboration between leading NGOs and the technology sector to improve our world through collective impact yields results. Whether it's training young adults in IT skills or responding to the Ebola ...
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Need to transition from cash to #epayments to comply with new USAID procurement guidelines? As a key agency partner and advocate for electronic payment solutions, NetHope’s Payment Innovations team is on hand to answer any questions and help make the transition as easy as possible. Learn more about the new procurement rules and what they mean for your organization on Devex: http://bit.ly/12CI4kq
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Data is a crucial component to #TackleEbola. A new Ebola (EVD) Situation Awareness/Mission Planner is helping organizations understand and better fight the outbreak. Thanks to the Tableau Software team for making sense of all the data. More info about the project can be found here: http://bit.ly/127c080
Building an Ebola (EVD) Situation Awareness/Mission Planner for the Tableau Foundation and NetHope Précis A proof of concept situation awareness capability to meet and exceed the key user requirements...
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Lauren Woodman, NetHope CEO reflects on the recent Paul G Allen Foundation aid grant and its potential impact to #TackleEbola. The grant will further connectivity throughout Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. This initiative is part of Mr. Allen’s $100 million commitment to tackle the Ebola crisis. Read more about it on our blog: http://ow.ly/EO4Pk 
Last weekend I had the chance to spend a few hours with scores of other volunteers who braved the cold to spend their Saturday loading software onto thousands of smartphones at Seattle's Living Computer Museum. The smartphones are headed to West Africa to support the Ebola response efforts of ...
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Technology is creating dynamic shifts for NGOs. Much like other industries such as publishing or photography, the changing landscape is creating new challenges but it is also opening up new opportunities for organizations willing to embrace technology and the innovation it can enable. Lauren Woodman, NetHope CEO shares thoughts about the important role technology can play for NGOs on Huffington Post. Read more: http://huff.to/1zDumfL 
What if organizations paused and considered what technology might unlock, and then began to imagine the operational and organizational structures needed to make the vision possible?...
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Learn more about our new partnership with Facebook, Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, Cisco, EveryLayer and Inveneo to expand effective communications capabilities to combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and promote sustainable recovery in the region: http://nethope.org/media/press-room/partnership-expands-ict-support-for-ebola-fight-in-west-africa
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Read through our latest Ebola Response Status Update for information about the tremendous work being done to enable NetHope member NGOs to effectively respond to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. We’re very grateful for the support we’ve received and the work our colleagues have undertaken to help our members and people affected by Ebola. Learn more: http://bit.ly/13cUuzO #TackleEbola
The broad community of NetHope Ebola fighters - member NGOs, donors, partners and staff - has been working diligently to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa while providing care for the victims, dignity and safe burials for the deceased, and support for impacted families and ...
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"Not the glittering weapon fights the fight, but rather the hero’s heart." This year's TIME Person of the Year award goes to "The Ebola Fighters." Special thanks to our member NGOs and NetHope staff who answered the call. Read more about these courageous humanitarians: http://ti.me/1yzKTeL ‪#‎TIMEPOY‬ ‪#‎TackleEbola‬ ‪#‎GlobalHealth‬
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It doesn’t always get as much attention during emergency response efforts but telecommunications plays a vital role in ensuring essential services like health care, food, water, shelter, psychosocial support and much more can be delivered effectively to beneficiaries. Gisli Olafsson, NetHope Emergency Response Director explains why the role of telecommunications in every emergency setting is fundamental on the NetHope blog. Read more: http://bit.ly/1vlWpIy
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Communication equipment might seem like a low priority on the list of needs in the aftermath of disasters but it is a vital resource to make sure aid is deployed effectively to areas in need. TakePart.com examines this issue in its latest post. Gisli Olafsson, NetHope emergency response director and other disaster response experts explain how important information communication technology (ICT) can be in emergency response. Full story: http://ow.ly/BS2zR
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NetHope, which started in 2001, is a new-generation information technology collaboration of 42 leading international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) representing more than $40 billion (U.S.) of humanitarian development, emergency response, and conservation programs serving millions of beneficiaries in more than 180 countries.
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