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Responding to Emergencies
17 May 2018

From commitment to action: satellite industry donates life-saving connectivity for future emergencies

LUXEMBOURG – The humanitarian community’s ability to connect, communicate and save lives in emergencies has received a strong signal from satellite operators, who officially signed donation agreements as part of their commitment to the Crisis Connectivity Charter.

Responding to Emergencies
3 February 2017

WFP And Belgium Start Efforts To Deploy Drones In Humanitarian Emergencies

BRUSSELS – The United Nations World Food Programme and Government of Belgium are launching an initiative to explore the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs, widely known as drones) in humanitarian emergencies. 

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