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Digital Technologies, in Refugee Camps? Seeking innovative solutions to address today’s Grand Challe

For months now we have been watching news about people fleeing their homes in Syria, Afghanistan or South Sudan. And the recent displacement of over 600,000 Muslim Rohingya fleeing to Bangladesh just adds to the official statistics of 65.6 million people displaced, finding themselves in over-crowded refugee camps across the world. Digital technologies, in Refugee Camps? In seeking answers to one of society’s most pressing social challenges, eyes are turning to the tech sector. Former President Barack Obama for instance prompts Silicon Valley to find better technologies to address the Syrian refugee crises. And they do! In Jordan for instance Syrian refugees can access their cash via IRIS sca

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