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Guidance for Collaborating with

FORMAL HUMANITARIAN ORGANIZATIONS

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This guidance is intended for Volunteer and Technical Communities (V&TCs) and tech companies that have a desire to collaborate with Formal Humanitarian Organizations. It best fits the needs of V&TCs and tech groups that seek practical advice on how to develop projects with formal humanitarian organizations or how to further strengthen pre-existing collaborative relationships.

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Guidance for Collaborating with

FORMAL HUMANITARIAN ORGANIZATIONS by Annie P. Waldman (@anniewaldman)

M.I.A. ‘14 Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs M.S. ‘14 Columbia Journalism School

Andrej Verity (@andrejverity)

Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) United Nations

Shadrock Roberts (@shadrocker)

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

With the support of UN OCHA, this document was created as part of the Digital Humanitarian Network’s effort to advance the humanitarian community’s relationship with V&TCs in support of the next generation of humanitarian response.

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We would like to acknowledge and thank the individuals from the humanitarian organizations, V&TCs, and academic community who provided their experiential knowledge, insight, and advice through interviews and correspondence on the drafts of this document. Those contributors include:

Anahi Ayala Iacucci Andrew John Alspach Brendan O’Hanrahan Cathy Furlong Cat Graham Chad Blevins Charles Conley Chris Albon Dennis J. King Einar Bjorgo Elise Bouvet Erica Gralla Gary Shapiro Gisli Olafsson Heather Blanchard Heather Leson

Standby Task Force, Internews United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees CrisisMappers Statistics Without Borders Humanity Road United States Agency for International Development iMMAP Ushahidi United States Department of State UNOSAT (UN Operational Satellite Applications Programme) UN Volunteers George Washington University Statistics Without Borders NetHope Former Crisis Commons Ushahidi

Hilary Nicole Ervin Jarrod Goentzel Jennifer Chan Jen Ziemke John Crowley Jonny Douch Kate Chapman Kenny Meesters Lars Peter Nissen Luis Capelo Minu Limbu Natalie Chang Nicolas Chavent Om Goeckermann Patrick Meier Rebecca Petras René Saameli Romain Bircher Ryan Burns Sandra Sudhoff Sanjana Hattotuwa Sara-Jayne Farmer Séverin Menard Shadrock Roberts Shoreh Elhami Wilhelmina Welsch Willow Brugh Yaelle Link Yann Rebois

CrisisMappers MIT Humanitarian Response Lab Harvard Humanitarian Initiative CrisisMappers Harvard Humanitarian Initiative MapAction Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team Tilburg University ACAPS Digital Humanitarian Network UNICEF Kenya Internews Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team CrisisMappers Standby Task Force, Digital Humanitarian Network Translators Without Borders International Committee of the Red Cross International Committee of the Red Cross University of Washington CartONG ICT For Peace CrisisMappers Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team United States Agency for International Development GISCorps ACAPS Geeks Without Bounds UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs International Committee of the Red Cross

Guidance for Collaborating with

FORMAL HUMANITARIAN ORGANIZATIONS

This guidance is intended for Volunteer and Technical Communities (V&TCs) and tech groups that have a desire to collaborate with Formal Humanitarian Organizations. We hope that it best fits the needs of V&TCs and tech groups that