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Volunteers leading the evacuation drill. Credit: Dow Punpiputt/Oxfam

Get ready, get set… BEEP! Can mobile phones deliver community-based early warning systems in Sri Lanka?

Back in November, Dow Punpiputt  travelled to Sri Lanka with the Digital Vision team to see how Oxfam is using mobile technology in disaster risk reduction. Here she reports on the innovative...

Nim Sopheap showing women how to use their mobiles step by step. Credit: Digital Vision Oxfam

Pink telephones – using technology to empower women in Cambodia

In the run up to International Women's Day, Chaliya Sophasawatsakul explains the origins of a project to use mobile phones to support women's empowerment in Cambodia. ...

Villagers leaving a flood-affected village in Assam, northeast India, October 2008

Floodaid – rapid response in a digital age

When floods hit Queensland, Australia, in 2010 and 2011, the digital community responded with a unique approach to disaster relief. ...