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This project has received funding from the European Union's 7th Framework Programme for Research, Technological Development and Demonstration under Grant Agreement (GA) N° #607798

CMINE/DRIVER+Innovative Solutions Award 2020 honours three innovative crisis management solutions

In January 2020, the Crisis Management Innovation Network Europe (CMINE) and the DRIVER+ project organised a competition for crisis management solutions with high innovation potential. Stakeholders were invited to vote for the solutions registered for the competition...

DRIVER+ PARTNER JOINT RESEARCH CENTRE DEVELOPS NEW TEST MATERIAL FOR COVID-19

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre, a partner in DRIVER+ has used its extensive knowledge and expertise to inform the EU’s policy responses. Experts across the JRC have been analysing the crisis, anticipating...
European Commission helps workers and businesses hit by coronavirus

European Commission helps workers and businesses hit by coronavirus

Saving lives and supporting livelihoods in these times of acute crisis is paramount. The Commission is further increasing its response by proposing to set up a €100 billion solidarity instrument to help workers keep their incomes and help businesses stay afloat,...

Trial Guidance Methodology Handbook featured on UN’s PreventionWeb

Trial Guidance Methodology Handbook featured on UN’s PreventionWeb

The Trial Guidance Methodology (TGM) is a practical guide and approach to help crisis response organisations follow a structured approach to understanding to what extent socio-technical solutions (such as an app for managing volunteers, a Common Operational Picture...

Oxford University launches COVID-19 Response Tracker

Oxford University launches COVID-19 Response Tracker

Oxford University has launched the world’s first COVID-19 government response tracker. The tracker records and compares governmental measures in response to the coronavirus worldwide. The first ever tool to track and compare policy responses of governments tackling...

ACAPS provides Dashboard of Covid19 government measures

ACAPS provides Dashboard of Covid19 government measures

ACAPS an independent information provider specialist in humanitarian needs analysis and assessment provides a Dashboard of Covid19 government measures. The dashboard is updated on a weekly basis and can be found here. ACAPS will focus predominantly on the immediate,...

Launch of Global Humanitarian Response Plan for COVID-19

Launch of Global Humanitarian Response Plan for COVID-19

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres was joined – virtually – by Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization; Ms. Henrietta Fore, UNICEF’s Executive Director, and Mr. Mark Lowcock, the Under-Secretary-General for...

DRIVER+ and Flying labs on UN

DRIVER+ and Flying labs on UN

Keynote speech of Patrick Meier, co-founder and joint CEO of WeRobotics/Flying Labs featured on PreventionWeb. Read the article here

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