New fund for Natural Disasters


The HIF has been one of the leaders in the field of innovation for humanitarian crises and the field has and will continue to grow with more actors recognising the…

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Humanitarian Funding is not enough


Although 2014 saw record levels of humanitarian spending, more resources are required to meet demand. According to the Guardian article by Jemilah Mahmood “growing funding is not keeping pace with demand”. As…

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Principles for Ethical Humanitarian Innovation

As key actors in the humanitarian arena, including the HIF, prepare for the World Humanitarian Summit next year there are a number of exciting and informative events being held which…

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Research opportunity for water, sanitation and hygiene problem analysis

The Humanitarian Innovation Fund has an ambitious programme focused on solving emergency water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) problems. We are currently recruiting for six research projects, each unpacking a different…

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Unlocking Innovation


As the HIF focuses on preparing innovation management guidelines in the run up to the World Humanitarian Summit next year, Oxfam has released a timely and relevant report on ‘Unlocking Innovation’…

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