New report launch: Too tough to scale?


Despite increased investment in the area, scaling humanitarian innovations is still a big and ongoing challenge. In our latest report Too tough to scale? Challenges to scaling innovation in the…

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Using innovation to break down barriers to handwashing in emergency settings


The steps to washing your hands seem simple. You see it on posters in bathrooms, on social media or in medical  waiting rooms. You just grab the soap, turn on…

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It takes more than a village – how our community of researchers & innovators is improving mental health practice in humanitarian settings


The saying goes ‘it takes a village to raise a child’. At Elrha, we believe it takes a whole community to foster meaningful change. We work with many different organisations…

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The problem with problem recognition: incentives, influence and intellectual shortcuts


by Ian McClelland, Innovation Manager As humanitarians, we must constantly respond to problems and look for improvements in the way that we work and the outcomes that we deliver. This…

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Funding alert: Taking a local perspective on measuring the impact of GBV programming


Today, 5 September 2018 we’ve launched a funding call: ‘taking a local perspective on measuring the impact of GBV programming in emergencies’. This is our second challenge specifically focusing on creating…

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