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How digital identities could shape the future of humanitarian aid

By Fraser Edwards, CEO at cheqd and Johannes Ebert, Co-founder at Gravity The current wars in Yemen, Palestine and Ukraine…

 

Biometrics for every stage of a more effective global COVID-19 response

A new white paper outlines the benefits and risks of integrating biometrics in response to COVID-19 in humanitarian and developing…

 

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…

 

Primer on the multiple Covid roles for biometrics – it’s not just for tracing anymore

Just as the Covid pandemic encompasses much more than people getting sick, identity biometrics can have scores of positive and…

 

BioRugged applies biometrics and data to streamline healthcare in rural Mozambique

BioRugged is supporting the transition from paper-based systems to a biometric-based electronic patient registration and verification system for a Portuguese non-profit…

 

Selfie biometrics implemented for tax credits, loans, could protect an endangered species

Selfie biometrics are being used for identity verification by a wide range of applications, from online government services supported by…

 

UNHCR gets digital ID boost from Estonia to improve service delivery for refugees

Refugees and forcibly displaced persons benefiting from services of the United National High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) are having a…

 

Yoti pitches offline digital ID to support informal cross-border trade in Lesotho

Informal cross-border trade is crucial to the lives of many people in Lesotho, but 10 percent of the country’s population…

 

Everyday payment needs in tough real world conditions? IrisGuard can help

While biometrics are being adopted for an ever-wider range of use cases, and most familiar to many people as the…

 

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….

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