Late last year, the IIHA helped to disseminate a survey among our networks regarding the current perception and level of understanding about drones in the humanitarian sector. Timo Luege (IDHA 21), who assisted with FSD’s research into the use of drones in humanitarian crises, recently shared with us the survey results .
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After four months leading a team for the UNHCR Communicating with Communities Team in Greece, Timo Luege (IDHA 21) is back in Berlin. In his most recent blog posts, Timo talks about why refugees need smartphones , highlights the widespread use and increasing potential of Whatsapp, and reviews and tests SMS platforms and influencer outreach platforms to determine the best platforms for communication and outreach in humanitarian response.
Timo Luege’s (IDHA 21) most recent article “Telecoms cluster strategy emphasizes #Commisaid but raises questions” has been posted on his blog, Social Media for Good and talks about the 2015 Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) goals and how they will attempt to improve humanitarian response efforts by the year 2020.
Timo Luege (IDHA 21) recently posted three new articles in his blog, Social Media for Good. His article “Between Hype and Frustration: Social Media in Emergencies” speaks of the increasingly pessimistic tone used to describe the work of NGO’s and UN agencies work; “Mobile, Internet, and Social Media Use in 232 Countries” talks about We are Social’s annual global statistics on internet and media use for the year of 2015; and, “Follow These Principles and Avoid Wasting Time and Money” provides helpful tips for maximized efficiency.
Read Timo Luege’s (IDHA 21) latest posts: “Technology Without Capacity Pretty Useless, Study Finds”, “Links I Liked: The White House, Community Management, and More”, “World Bank: Digital Revolution Requires Strong Analogue Foundation”, and “Use Twitter if You Plan a Revolution, Facebook to Improve Farming”on his blog, Social Media for Good!
Timo Luege (IDHA 21) recently posted an article, “Which Social Media Monitoring Tool is Right for You?” on his blog Social Media for Good. Read his article to understand which type of social media monitoring and analysis tool is most efficient and effective for you and your organization.
Timo Lüege (IDHA 21) recently posted an article on his blog, Social Media for Good, “Social Media Monitoring in Humanitarian Crises: Lessons Learned from the Nepal Earthquake” discussing the UN’s suggestion to monitor social media posts in Nepal after the earthquake to understand how humanitarian aid was being received by the people who needed it.
Timo Lüege (IDHA 21) of Social Media 4 Good recently posted two blog pieces: “10 Years After Katrina: Would Social Media Have Made a Difference?” and “When Disaster Strikes: Social Media Drives Self Recovery“. Focusing on the positive effects of social media in humanitarian work, Luege argues that social media can save lives as well as increase humanitarian response efforts by being able to connect to people in need of assistance in a personal way.
Timo Lüege (IDHA 21) has written several articles lately on Social Media for Good, discussing how information and communication technology (ICT) is impacting humanitarian aid. One article details how ICT is being used in the response to the earthquake in Nepal, while another provides a list of articles which similarly analyze technology’s role in Nepal. Finally, he reviewed the book “Digital Humanitarians” which analyzes how big data can allow global responses to crises.