News & Events Podcasts & Video


  • Refugees and Social Media- the Lebanon Story

    Martin Dawes | Apr 2017

    WhatsApp is the essential communication tree for getting information out, but Facebook pages developed by the refugees are a potent example of aid by the community.

  • In a disaster - Send more women

    Martin Dawes | Mar 2017

    Project leads from Save the Children and Action Aid working under the UK's Disaster Emergency Preparedness Programme (DEPP) outline strategies and actions being undertaken to help change the face of aid response

  • H2H- A New Formula for Aid?

    Martin Dawes | Feb 2017

    A CDAC Network podcast that looks at a new kid on the block in emergency response

  • Innovation and Communication in Disasters

    Martin Dawes | Feb 2017

    A CDAC Network podcast with insights from Bangladesh, Kenya Red Cross, UNICEF office in Kenya and UNHCR Innovations

  • 'In Ebola, we struggled for Funds'

    Martin Dawes | Feb 2017

    A CDAC Network podcast highlighting the challenges to local action and how national responders struggle to be used


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The CDAC Network is a growing platform of more than 30 humanitarian, media development, social innovation, technology, and telecommunication organisations, dedicated to saving lives and making aid more effective through communication, information exchange and community engagement.

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