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Commencing take-off

Well, the time has come. After a couple months of intense technical efforts (both definition and development), Humanitarian ID is going to start its first pilot this week in the Philippines. Two members of of the Humanitarian ID team - Craig Williams and Andrej Verity - are already in Manila working with partners.
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Our authentication (log-in) service goes live

We are thrilled to announce that our authentication service has just gone live! Working with us to pilot the service, the HumanitarianResponse.info team has now enabled its users to use Humanitarian ID accounts to log into their site.

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Humanitarian ID arrival story

The community has come through again! This time it is a lego stop-motion video highlighting the benefit of checking into Humanitarian ID before even arriving in a crisis. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvWWt7VuNK8[/embed] Arriving in an crisis zone is a challenging experience.
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Settled: Our logo and slogan

The Humanitarian ID team is super excited to share with you our new logo! We decided to work through our concept, wireframes and even the graphical interface design before deciding on a final logo. And, we wanted something unique and fresh to the humanitarian community.  Well, the day has arrived and our logo is ready.

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Official Humanitarian ID minifigs have arrived

Although the Humanitarian ID team takes its work extremely seriously, we are not above also having a bit of fun. So, we decided that we needed some kind of mascot. To keep it simple, we decided to create two custom lego Minifigs. To do this, we reached out to MINIFIGS.me and ordered a Mr. and Ms.
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Humanitarian ID community cartoon

The Humanitarian ID team knows that the most important stories that we want to hear are those from the humanitarian community. Not only your experiences with Humanitarian ID, but your past struggles and successes with a finding contacts in emergencies. Today, we were really excited to receive the first community story.

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