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IDPs wait in line to receive aid at an Oxfam distribution. The unconditional cash transfer is for the most vulnerable people affected by the current war in the country. Khamer  district, Yemen

Cash transfers: a catalogue of solutions

ICT in Programme Humanitarian Advisor, Anna Kondakhchyan reflects on an exciting new initiative designed to help practitioners navigate the ins and outs of electronic cash transfers. ...

Oxfam engineers work to install the first water network in Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan, September 2015

Real Geek: Building trust through accountability

Oxfam's Humanitarian Informal Feedback project funded by the Humanitarian Innovation Fund (HIF) has recently come to a close. Here Project Manager Emily Tomkys shares the evaluation report  and...

Hollaback! Oxford incident map

Making invisible voices visible in online EVAW campaigns

Online spaces are not free from violence against women and girls (VAWG) but, in this blog, Amy O'Donnell and Miranda Dobson discuss how specific online platforms, including Hollaback! are supporting...

Merl Tech logo / Kurante

Real Geek: geek out with us @ MERL Tech London

MERL Tech - an event exploring the use of technology for monitoring, evaluation research and learning - is coming to London for the first time in February 20-21st 2017. Hosted at the St Brides Foundation...

ICT Humanitarian Support Personnel (HSP)

Setting up ICTs in emergencies

Hilman Agung, our dedicated ICT Humanitarian Support Personnel (HSP), shares some insights into this new role and his experiences with this new way of working. ...

Hackers working to support increased fiscal justice

What can tech do for tax justice?

How can we use technology to support the work towards better fiscal systems and the citizens they affect? Sue Moore takes us through a recent hackathon in Kenya, run with this goal in mind, and explores...

Volunteers being trained on mobile devices

Cleaning up complexity: making information useful for all

In 2015 Oxfam was awarded a Humanitarian Innovation Fund (HIF) grant to support field staff to capture (currently undocumented) informal feedback which is received face-to-face by creatively...

Oxfam volunteers engage with Coldplay fans, encouraging them to sign the petition (Credit: Andy Hall)

Mobile Surveys: The past, the present, the future

Since 2013 mobile surveys have become increasingly important to our survey processes at Oxfam, and across the sector. Emily Tomkys shares some of the key learning that has contributed to the latest...

ICTs for legal aid in Rwanda

Using ICTs for citizen feedback on legal services in Rwanda

LEARNING: A key gap in almost all justice systems worldwide is obtaining data on the quality, effectiveness and user perception of justice services. This represents a major gap in ensuring...

Thon Sy's wife Chum Kor, is one of 3 beneficiaries to receive a Pink mobile phone in her community

Everyday tech heroes: the search begins

NEWS: Over the past year Oxfam GB's use of technology in programmes has increased by over 60%, with our staff and partners even more keen to hear about the latest developments in tech...