Why We Build: Facebook's Connectivity Crisis Response Program
"Facebook has partnered with NetHope and a number of international NGOs (including Mercy Corps, Oxfam, Save the Children, and The NRC) to install free wireless networks in Colombia, providing connectivity to camps, reception areas, and aid centers where Venezuelan populations are most in need of help."
(June 2019; total time: 5 minutes 48 seconds)
Disaster Preparedness Simulation in support of Caribbean Hurricanes
In July 2018, NetHope gathered more than 60 participants from its nonprofit and tech partners to participate in a challenging simulation exercise to prepare for future hurricane seasons in the Caribbean. This simulation walked connectivity responders through a typical deployment after a hurricane hits a small island.
(September 2018; total time: 6 minutes 37 seconds)