The Humanitarian Innovation Fund supports organisations and individuals to identify, nurture and share innovative and scalable solutions to the challenges facing effective humanitarian assistance.


Introducing our new Humanitarian Innovation Guide (by an innovation sceptic)

Hear from Ian McClelland who's been leading the work to develop the first ever in depth guide to humanitarian innovation...

Improving mental health care in humanitarian crises

Elrha has co-edited the upcoming edition of ODI’s Humanitarian Exchange magazine – a special edition focusing on evidence-based mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) for people affected by crises.

What next for menstrual hygiene in emergencies – a call for further action

Enabling women and girls to manage their periods is increasingly on the radar of humanitarian agencies but is still taboo and easily neglected when faced with more immediate crises within emergency settings. To address the range of challenges, more time must be spent listening to what women need...


Reflecting on the innovative impact assessment project

With their ESI project now completed, RedR share which methodologies showed evidence of learning and behaviour change in humanitarian capacity building, and which were less successful

Water filters between droughts and floods in Northern Kenya

Caritas Switzerland begin their household water filter evaluation with 161 households in Marsabit county, a drought prone region in northern Kenya

It all starts with frustrations and good ideas: Reflections from the ‘Humanitarian Innovation Forum 2018’

As they enter the final stages of their GBV M&E project, IRC reflect on their innovation journey, a collaborative process that grew out of frustrations with current practices


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