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


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...

A new era for Elrha

We are delighted to announce that as of Today, 1 May 2018, Elrha is an independent charity and legal organisation in its own right.   

Systems change in practice: learning from the Start Network’s Drought Financing Facility

The Start Network’s Drought Financing Facility project sought to revolutionise the way the humanitarian system responds to major droughts. Our Outreach and Engagement Adviser Ian McClelland finds out about the challenges they’ve faced and what they've learned in the process.


Testing new handwashing kit at scale in Tanzania refugee camp

Oxfam have completed a successful trial of their Handy Wash Tap in Nduta camp, and found that the updated design is easier to use for everyone particularly children, older people, and mothers with children.

People with literacy challenges are “left behind” in disaster communication

Sahana Software Foundation share findings from their recognition phase project, which sought to understand the challenge of pictographic disaster communication to address literacy challenges in emergencies

Using technology for feedback and complaints in the Gaza Strip

Oxfam share their experience in implementing the use of technology for the collection, management of and response to feedback received from the people they support


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