The Humanitarian Innovation Fund supports organisations and individuals to identify, nurture and share innovative and scalable solutions to the challenges facing effective humanitarian assistance.
Despite increased investment in the area, scaling humanitarian innovations is still a big and ongoing challenge. In our latest report we identify key barriers and explore ways of moving forward.
The steps to washing your hands seem simple. You just grab the soap, turn on the tap and follow the guidance. But what if you don’t have soap, or any clean water? Sometimes it takes more than 3 steps to wash your hands.
We must constantly respond to problems and look for improvements in the way that we work and the outcomes that we deliver. Sometimes a failure to see sufficient change might lead us to a bigger problem that requires a rethink of ‘standard practice’ entirely. This is what we mean by innovation...
IFRC have finalised the pilot version of their MHM Guidelines and Tools, and begun trialling these in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh as part of the Rohingya population movement operation.
WAHA are in Dollo Ado refugee camp in Ethiopia, seeking to collect high quality baseline data that will help them understand behaviours, attitudes and practices related to intimate partner violence.
The HALO Trust introduce us to their recognition project, HALO is seeking to better understand the scale and complexity of explosive contamination as well as the effectiveness of current survey and clearance methods.