Skilled technical communities are helping provide on the ground responders with vital information during humanitarian crises. Dr. Chan, NetHope Informatics Coordinator explores how these digital volunteers are playing a role during crises and how training and additional resources can help better prepare them. Read more: http://huff.to/1PZHTkX
Agility is a fundamental requirement for working in the humanitarian sector. The requirements don't end there however. As the sector has learned the hard way, "good intentions" don't always equate to the best outcomes. There is a great need for a formalized system to better train people who are interested in digital volunteerism. Investment in onboarding digital volunteers with different types of skills and backgrounds is needed.
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