TU Delft – Ambulance Drone

by Jon Thompson on December 23, 2014


Reminds me of the time I rented camels to move vaccine carriers into the mountains of Ethiopia…

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NYTimes – Aboard a Cargo Colossus

October 3, 2014


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Squarespace – A Web Platform for the Humanitarian Community

March 2, 2013

If you are an aid agency going for a new look, a small non-profit with a limited marketing budget, etc, then you should consider Squarespace. Squarespace is a low-cost web platform that is changing the web design landscape. No longer do agencies need to spend considerable amounts of time and money setting up a website. […]

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BOATLIFT – An Untold Tale of 9/11 Resilience

September 11, 2012

Humanitarian logistics at it’s finest. Tweet

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LevelUp Launches ‘Causes’ To Help Humanitarian Institutions

September 7, 2012

I am a big fan of backed LevelUp. I use their iOS app several times a week at the eateries near my office here in San Francisco. I was first introduced to their iPhone app during one of their outreach campaigns in my neighborhood and, while I was skeptical at first, I now appreciate the […]

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TOHL – Helicopter-Borne Pipe Laying System Has Humanitarian Applications

August 24, 2012

Check out this inspiring video showing a pipe laying system developed by a group of Georgia Tech grads. TOHL has an interesting concept that could easily be deployed in many of the disaster zones where we work. I have a dozen questions straight out of the gate but I could see this as a simple […]

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Franck AYNES – “Kibati” (feat. Alain TUMAINI – DR Congo – Goma)

April 30, 2012

My friend and former colleague, Franck Aynes, just posted this video on on YouTube. Franck wrote, performed, filmed, and produced this video from his base in Goma, DRC where he works for the World Food Programme. Humanitarian logistics officers are incredibly talented individuals. Enjoy. Be sure to stop by Franck’s Facebook page and say hello. […]

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