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Humanizing Engineering Education: A Comprehensive Model for Fostering Humanitarian Engineering Education

Mohammed Baaoum
2018 International journal of modern education studies  
Moreover, scholarly literature review was done to review the history of engineering and learn about the shortcomings in conventional engineering education and how it could be reformed to meet humanitarian  ...  The goal of the paper is to provide guidelines for building a comprehensive model that fosters humanitarian engineering education.  ...  This last step is usually missing in humanitarian engineering projects.  ... 
doi:10.51383/ijonmes.2018.17 fatcat:o7r6c5uvsnehba566qssg6dpfy

Ethical Considerations Associated with "Humanitarian Drones": A Scoping Literature Review

Ning Wang, Markus Christen, Matthew Hunt
2021 Science and Engineering Ethics  
humanitarian drones wanes once new markets open up).  ...  AbstractThe use of drones (or unmanned aerial vehicles, UVAs) in humanitarian action has emerged rapidly in the last decade and continues to expand.  ...  Thanks to their high versality and easy maneuverability, small drones have been rapidly deployed and steadily scaled up on a wide spectrum of civilian applications over the last decade (Wang, 2021a (Wang  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11948-021-00327-4 pmid:34342721 pmcid:PMC8330183 fatcat:3jnxs2vtdbekjedi35qdvc5hca

Improving Humanitarian Needs Assessments through Natural Language Processing

Tino Kreutzer, Patrick Vinck, Phuong Pham, Aijun An, Lora Appel, Muath Alzghool, Kusum Hachhethu, Eric DeLuca, Grace Tang, Sandie L. Walton-Ellery, John Crowley, James Orbinski (+1 others)
2019 IBM Journal of Research and Development  
More nuanced insights require the use of qualitative methods, but proper transcription and manual coding are hard to conduct rapidly and at scale during a crisis.  ...  An effective response to humanitarian crises relies on detailed information about the needs of the affected population.  ...  There has been some "bottom-up" innovative data collection in humanitarian assistance.  ... 
doi:10.1147/jrd.2019.2947014 fatcat:w7haz6umrjarhnbmxe4gpvrv7y

Microinsurance for Disaster Recovery: Business Venture or Humanitarian Intervention? An Analysis of Potential Success and Failure Factors of Microinsurance Case Studies

Rebekah Yore, Joanna Faure Walker
2018 International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction  
Premiums and Subsidisation Premiums are often a deciding factor in the scale up and success of an insurance product.  ...  ever more innovative ways.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijdrr.2018.09.003 fatcat:7545a5aerndnlassb2nobpmqem

Global TIES: Ten Years of Engineering for Humanity

Mandy Bratton
2014 International Journal for Service Learning in Engineering  
Founded in 2004, Global TIES – Teams in Engineering Service at the University of California, San Diego is a nationally recognized humanitarian engineering and social innovation program.  ...  In Global TIES, student-led, faculty-advised, interdisciplinary teams of undergraduate students earn academic credit for designing engineering and technology solutions in partnership with local and global  ...  ., Professor of Computer Science and co-founder of Global TIES, Lilla Orr, the 2014-15 Global TIES Fellow in Humanitarian Engineering, and Kelsey Ellis, Class of 2013and Global TIES alumnus, for their  ... 
doi:10.24908/ijsle.v0i0.5549 fatcat:ghlp767b6zczpammp3rjfnm7py

Ebola: It's not only about the disease – challenges for adapting humanitarian assistance to its context
Ebola: Es ist nicht nur die Krankheit – Herausforderungen beim Anpassen der humanitären Hilfe an ihren Kontext

Lena Bledau
2019 Die Friedenswarte  
Agency capacity to scale up can be limited, particularly in identifying personnel with technical and language skills.  ...  in situations of conflict and challenge to humanitarian principles), complementary (in low-to-middle-income countries with growing capacity) and consultative (in middle-to-high-income countries with specific  ... 
doi:10.35998/fw-2019-0004 fatcat:gtjxspcz25conm5jbemlp5eju4

Editorial: Humanitarian Open Source (December 2010)

Leslie Hawthorn, Chris McPhee
2010 Technology Innovation Management Review  
It should come as no surprise that the humanitarian open source domain attracts a great deal of attention from software developers, engineers, and others who find that they are able to both solve intense  ...  However, to support ongoing humanitarian needs, the communities who produce humanitarian free and open source software (HFOSS) and hardware have increasingly identified the need for business models to  ...  Each of these areas is so large that businesses are vital to quickly developing the innovations, scale, and speed sufficient to reach a solution.  ... 
doaj:3e0bf861fae44aac9be3279487f10f80 fatcat:ev2xufz5gfamtkvkdiydvdshcu

Planning from the future: an emerging agenda

Randolph C. Kent
2011 International Review of the Red Cross  
They will have to pay far greater attention to innovation and innovative practices and significantly expand the ways in which and with whom they collaborate.  ...  centrality of humanitarian crises.  ...  ideas. 54 At the same time, organizations need to make greater efforts to identify and help scale up innovations and innovative practices that can be found within vulnerable communities.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1816383112000331 fatcat:ntrcehu3pzfq7hujduvym6pjru

Chance für den Frieden? Die Lokalisierungsagenda im Humanitären System im Nexus von Humanitärer Hilfe und Friedensförderung
A Chance for Peace? The Humanitarian System's Localisation Agenda and the Humanitarian -Peacebuilding Nexus

Kristina Roepstorff
2019 Die Friedenswarte  
We work to improve humanitarian standards, as partners in development and in response to disasters. We persuade decision-makers to act at all times in the interests of vulnerable people.  ...  The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world's largest volunteer-based humanitarian network.  ...  As the country director of Save the Children put it, the humanitarian community "largely missed an opportunity to do something really innovative on a large scale because the system as a whole was not able  ... 
doi:10.35998/fw-2019-0003 fatcat:g3ghh2tbmveblexez25u2e6zpy

Assessing human habitability and migration

Radley M. Horton, Alex de Sherbinin, David Wrathall, Michael Oppenheimer
2021 Science  
Sectors such as engineering, hydrology, and reinsurance, that have historically been overreliant on physical models and hazard thresholds, operate at a scale that is ripe for habitability-relevant innovations  ...  First, local and regional geophysical and sector-specific factors can drive hazards and risks at scales missed by global analyses.  ... 
doi:10.1126/science.abi8603 pmid:34140379 fatcat:3tlesof2snhyxlqlom7qhw2jlq

Localisation Across the Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus

Sultan Barakat, Sansom Milton
2020 Journal of Peacebuilding and Development  
Whilst the relation between local and global levels has been a long-standing concern of humanitarian, development, and peace efforts, in recent years the term "localisation" has become a major issue in  ...  the humanitarian sector whilst peacebuilding scholarship has taken a "local turn."  ...  Meso-level institutions play an important role by connecting micro realities with macro structures, enabling the scaling-up of innovative local responses.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1542316620922805 fatcat:2ouh3dcsejaknkie5y3gac7mkq

The practice of evaluating epidemic response in humanitarian and low-income settings: a systematic review

Abdihamid Warsame, Jillian Murray, Amy Gimma, Francesco Checchi
2020 BMC Medicine  
Results A total of 429 epidemics were identified, primarily in sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.  ...  Background Epidemics of infectious disease occur frequently in low-income and humanitarian settings and pose a serious threat to populations.  ...  Epidemics were reported primarily in sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12916-020-01767-8 pmid:33138813 fatcat:5a6jzgg325gercasyfomlxi23e

Adding 3Ns to the 3Ds: Lessons from the 1996 Zaire Mission for Humanitarian Interventions

Andrew Cooper
2005 Social Science Research Network  
About The Centre for International Governance Innovation The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is a Canadian-based international think tank that was established in 2001.  ...  In doing so, Canadian state officials missed the importance of the ascendant role of Thabo Mbeki and his more Africa-centric approach.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.873604 fatcat:vabkhvn3gveedig6hgnqngv574

Citizen Science in Support of Digital Earth [chapter]

Maria Antonia Brovelli, Marisa Ponti, Sven Schade, Patricia Solís
2019 Manual of Digital Earth  
by new questions that may support responsible research and innovation (RRI), governments and public administration in making better informed decisions.  ...  These themes and related complex facets are discussed in detail in the last section of the chapter.  ...  engineering.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-981-32-9915-3_18 fatcat:a6bfjbwzwzchnouaaemy4d7rpi

Engineering and humanitarian intervention: learning from failure

Adeela Arshad-Ayaz, M. Ayaz Naseem, Dania Mohamad
2020 Journal of International Humanitarian Action  
Furthermore, we examine the field of humanitarian engineering to argue that the failures of various humanitarian engineering interventions are not necessarily because of flaws in the design process but  ...  We ground the discussion in the broader context of contemporary development discourses and examine some examples of the failure of engineering and humanitarian assistance/development projects that can  ...  On the other hand, the GlobalResolve Twig Light project in Ghana highlights the importance of consulting with the locals and coming up with innovative solutions and gadgets that facilitate the local populations  ... 
doi:10.1186/s41018-020-00073-5 fatcat:ziuubjmgpvgldmk7uprghmgynq
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