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


Introducing our new Humanitarian Innovation Guide (by an innovation sceptic)

Hear from Ian McClelland who's been leading the work to develop the first ever in depth guide to humanitarian innovation...

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...


Peter’s Football Dream

No Strings are at Primary Schools in Kenya, where children are educating their peers on handwashing behaviours and practices through shadow puppetry

Lighting up the lives of Rohingya refugees

Oxfam share an update from refugee camps in Uganda and Bangladesh where they are carrying out global research on whether sanitation lighting reduces risks of gender-based violence in camps.

OptiDiag: Data collection is complete!

ACF have come to the end of their OptiDiag project which aimed to fill a priority research gap with new, robust scientific evidence to characterise vulnerability in children with severe acute malnutrition


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