The Humanitarian Innovation Fund supports organisations and individuals to identify, nurture and share innovative and scalable solutions to the challenges facing effective humanitarian assistance.


Improving mental health care in humanitarian crises

Elrha has co-edited the upcoming edition of ODI’s Humanitarian Exchange magazine – a special edition focusing on evidence-based mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) for people affected by crises.

What next for menstrual hygiene in emergencies – a call for further action

Enabling women and girls to manage their periods is increasingly on the radar of humanitarian agencies but is still taboo and easily neglected when faced with more immediate crises within emergency settings. To address the range of challenges, more time must be spent listening to what women need...

NEW videos: next steps on the Journey to Scale

Follow Field Ready, Translators without Borders and Panzi Foundation as they continue to scale their humanitarian innovations. Catch up on their progress in three new video blogs...


Identifying local innovations in Indonesia

IFRC report back on their ESI project in Indonesia, through which they successfully identified local innovations that had the potential to increase people’s resilience to flooding, engaged 100+ people in an event to support local innovators, and planted the seeds for follow-on partnerships.

A picture speaks a thousand words: children and sanitation design

Oxfam are carrying out their first evaluation into the extent of participation within the user centred Sanitation Design projects, by speaking to Rohingya refugee children, child caregivers and community management structures in Jadimura Camp

Five ways in which digital is transforming training

As their ESI project comes to an end, Miihealth share some of the successes, challenges, and opportunities to further their combinatorial approach, building on advances in pedagogy from vocational training, broadband and smart phone communications, simulated reality and gamification


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