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IrisGuard to verify IDs for aid recipients in Iraq

Biometric registration and payment authentication company IrisGuard will help over 280,000 refugees in Iraq receive humanitarian cash assistance by scanning…

 

Groups creates ‘survival’ digital wallets for those in US recovering from disaster

A mission-specific blockchain wallet – for people who have survived a disaster — has been launched with funding from the…

 

Harvard introduces new resources and tools for digital identity

Harvard University has introduced a new set of research and tools aimed at exploring digital identity under a program titled…

 

Exploring how lives are saved through humanitarian stack, decentralized ID

The second and third segments of the latest ID4Africa Livecast delved into how non-governmental organizations, governments and other international outfits…

 

ID4Africa Livecast: Digital identity in the service of social protection

ID4Africa Livecast: Digital identity in the service of social protection Online March 22, 2023 On March 22nd, join ID4Africa for…

 

World Bank is helping the displaced in Mozambique get IDs, birth certificates

There has been respite for thousands of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Mozambique as a civil registration and ID card…

 

Global lessons from digitally identifying the poor for health in Cambodia, India, Rwanda

Digital technologies help in the development of health schemes, according to the findings of a new publication from the WHO….

 

Pakistan considers tinkering with biometric channels to distribute aid

Economic assistance in Pakistan is being distributed through a direct distribution system using biometrics, but that might not be the…

 

Does the husband know? Some issues surrounding IDs for refugees can shock

It can be tempting for some to think that for all the despair and chaos assumed at a refugee crisis,…

 

Nigeria’s Delta State to capture biometrics of 98K pupils as school meal program resumes

After a three-year hiatus, Nigeria’s National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) is resuming in Delta State, with the capture of…

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