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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…

 

Balancing the ‘power over’ and ‘power to’ when it comes to biometrics and humanitarian aid

Incessant debate in research circles about how best to deliver global humanitarian aid is not pausing when it comes to…

 

Indian authorities registering biometric data of Rohingya refugees in a planned deportation move

The local administration of Jammu and Kashmir in India has been instructed to begin capturing the biometric data of Rohingya…

 

Iris biometrics facilitate change in aid sector worth hundreds of billions

Custom smartphones held on social-distancing sticks are helping refugees in Jordan with COVID-19 pay for shopping deliveries with a biometric…

 

Updated biometric ID cards going to 1.4M Afghan refugees living in Pakistan

The United Nations and government of Pakistan plan to distribute 1.4 million replacement biometric ID cards for Afghan refugees living…

 

Digital IDs for refugees sound good, but what good could they really do?

Cynics expect the worst in human endeavors, while anyone involved in a refugee crisis has witnessed the worst of human…

 

Biometrics collection from refugees and vulnerable people questioned by analysts

The use of biometrics and digital identity systems in the humanitarian sector remains highly problematic, viewed through a data justice…

 

Utilizing biometrics in refugee camp operations

Biometrics are emerging as the new standard in identity management for refugee camps. Promoted by the United Nations, biometrics have…

 

IrisGuard refugee aid delivery with iris biometrics uninterrupted by physical distancing requirements

With minor adjustments, the iris biometric technology from IrisGuard used to deliver aid to refugees in several countries is being…

 

UNHCR moving biometrics to contactless iris-only in some countries after successful testing

UNHCR, the UN’s Refugee Agency, has piloted contactless iris biometrics in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Zambia and Malawi, according to a newly-published…

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