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The vital role of telecommunications in an emergency

The vital role of telecommunications in an emergency


Editor's Note: The Patterson Foundation catalyzed NetHope's Ebola response with $540,000, which was leveraged with donations from global technology firms. Gisli Olafsson is leading the communications technology infrastructure initiative in Africa. Communications capacity and tools are the ...

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Learning from community conversations

Learning from community conversations

Aspirations to Actions

I’ve participated in three community conversations, so that now makes me an expert, right? Think again! As a "guide on the side" for The Patterson Foundation's Aspirations to Actions initiative, I’ve spent the past few weeks learning how one of The Harwood Institute’s "turn-outward ...