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Others are checking in. Are you?

Exciting news from Humanitarian ID. With the first serious deployments of Humanitarian ID in April 2015, the word is spreading. More and more people have started to register on Humanitarian ID and check into emergencies.

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Coordinating words

It may sound scary at first - coordinating words. Did we get inspired by the novel 1984 or have we spent too much time with OCHA colleagues who want to coordinate everything? Possibly, but unlikely. Are Humanitarian ID and HumanitarianResponse.info speaking the same language?

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New feature: My contacts

As we watched the contact lists in the Philippines (530) and Nepal (750) begin to really grow, we recognized that an ability for you to save "your contacts" would be a very nice feature. Well, wait no longer - it is ready.

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596 and counting in Nepal

When we launched Humanitarian ID for Nepal, we knew that we were taking a little risk. It was a new tool that had not quite made it to Version 1 yet in its development cycle.

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Vanuatu launches and makes an impact

Wow! Before we could even get this post online, Humanitarian ID had an impact on the response to Tropical Typhoon Pam in Vanuatu. Originally, we had only planned to have one pilot - the Philippines. But, with the deployment of Yaelle Link, an HID team member, to Vanuatu, we decided to open up a second pilot 2 days ago.

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One refugee helping many - لاجئة تساعد لاجئين كثر

Humanitarian ID is now available in Arabic – thanks to Samira. In the Humanitarian ID team, we are always looking for stories that can show the impact of connecting responders. But, today, we are pleased to share a story of the impact one refugee can have on thousands of current and future humanitarian responders.

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Removing duplication through integration

With several websites already vying for your attention during an emergency, HID knew that we had to provide a technical solution that could be integrated into the websites you already know and use.

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