Communications

Tech Spotlight Series: FireWatch Solutions on building affordable, secure communications networks for global NGOs

2020-08-26T20:01:39+00:00

by Natalia Kossobokova The Tech Spotlight Series is an interview series where we chat with experts in the technology sector about the latest in off-grid communications. In many of the world’s developing nations, there is a vast ecosystem of non-governmental organizations (NGO) working feverishly to help improve the quality of life. Operating in these places [...]

Tech Spotlight Series: FireWatch Solutions on building affordable, secure communications networks for global NGOs2020-08-26T20:01:39+00:00

Medical Training for High-Risk Environments

2019-01-05T01:01:42+00:00

As training progressed, it took fewer and fewer people to treat the patient effectively, freeing up the group to manage the larger operational problem in the scenario. Many organizations, ranging from non-government organizations (NGOs) to government agencies to private corporations have employees working in the high-risk regions of the world. Often the project sites are [...]

Medical Training for High-Risk Environments2019-01-05T01:01:42+00:00

Building a Crisis Management Team

2018-10-28T00:15:00+00:00

Building a Crisis Management Team A phone call in the middle of the night…the usual beginning to a crisis. Human factors are stacked against you: you are half-awake and have a hard understanding the information streaming over the phone, the person on the other end of the line is stressed and speaking quickly, and the [...]

Building a Crisis Management Team2018-10-28T00:15:00+00:00

Emergency Communications: What is a PACE Plan?

2018-07-06T21:02:54+00:00

Too many times I’ve heard travelers say, “I have a bunch of ways to call home, I have Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and even Instagram,” not realizing that all of those rely upon a single communications channel. When the data cellular network goes down, all of those apps are unusable. Building a PACE plan using multiple [...]

Emergency Communications: What is a PACE Plan?2018-07-06T21:02:54+00:00
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