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How digital identities could shape the future of humanitarian aid

By Fraser Edwards, CEO at cheqd and Sharanya Thakur, Project Manager at Gravity The current wars in Yemen, Palestine and…


Humanitarians are embracing biometrics, but what does that mean for target populations?

By Anne Lauder, M.A. candidate in International Studies at the University of Denver Houthi rebels’ consistent disruption of humanitarian aid…


Grabba brings mobile biometric solutions to World Humanitarian Forum

Mobile biometric data collection technology provider Grabba has joined the World Humanitarian Forum (WHF) as a Tech 4 Good partner….


‘You cannot trust a vendor’: understanding biometrics in the humanitarian sector

Biometrics were the theme of the month for September in the ICRC’s Digital Dilemmas series of talks and debates on aspects…


Digital Dilemmas Dialogue #7: Biometrics, personal data and humanitarian protection

Biometrics, personal data and humanitarian protection Online September 22, 2021, 10:00-10:30 CET The International Committee of The Red Cross is…


Oxfam approves policy to use biometrics in humanitarian programs

Oxfam has introduced a new policy on using biometrics, based on seven principles, which both acknowledges the need to be…


Red Cross issues recommendations for digital ID in humanitarian sector

A report into the various uses of digital ID in humanitarian settings brings together the many risks and challenges as…


Red Cross highlights opportunities for digital ID in humanitarian sector

Humanitarian aid organizations are starting to digitize services and adapt to new developments in the digital identity and decentralized identification…


Report weights transparency and privacy of biometrics for Yemen humanitarian aid

The humanitarian crisis in Yemen is in a critical state, and further deteriorating says PRIO in a new Policy Brief….


Efficiency gains from biometrics could help cover humanitarian funding gaps: UN report

The global humanitarian response landscape has changed drastically over recent years; new and emerging technologies such as biometrics and digital…

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