There's a long tradition of volunteer technologists rallying to aid communities in the aftermath of a disaster or humanitarian crisis. Many of the problems and solutions, such as managing skilled volunteers remotely, apply to other domains in the Civic Tech Field Guide. See also: Participatory Aid.
The prize will be allocated in separate awards of €1 million each in 5 distinct thematic areas: shelter and related assistance, water, sanitation and hygiene, energy, health and medical care, other forms of humanitarian aid (open category).
At Agency, we ally with civil society organizations in Africa and Latin America, along with their partners and networks, to advance the resilience and future preparedness of the ecosystem.
Direct Relief began leveraging the Facebook Chatbot technology to better solicit their stakeholders.
Foresight is a platform that layers complex datasets into one single source of truth.
"A five-member team of Amazon product and program managers connecting with nonprofits worldwide and are ready to respond to requests for resources during a disaster." - GovTech
Google Person Finder helps people reconnect with friends and loved ones in the aftermath of natural and humanitarian disasters.
The Humanitarian Information Dashboard (HID) tracks and analyzes community views and humanitarian related data during emergencies.