UN SDG #11 Sustainable Cities and Communities UN SDG #11
UN SDG #10 Reduced Inequality UN SDG #10

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Harnessing the power of the tech community to help refugees

The refugee crisis has torn apart families and left countless people stranded without a roof over their head. While there is no magic wand that can be waved to solve the issue, and no app is going to resolve a crisis, technology may be able to help reunite lost families, spread awareness of human rights, and help those who need it most.

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Harnessing the power of the tech community to help refugees

The refugee crisis has torn apart families and left countless people stranded without a roof over their head. While there is no magic wand that can be waved to solve the issue, and no app is going to resolve a crisis, technology may be able to help reunite lost families, spread awareness of human rights, and help those who need it most.
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Food, water, clothing and shelter are all desperately needed, and many are looking to help. Members of the tech community can use their know-how and the huge reach of social media to ease the suffering of those fleeing from war, famine and persecution by enabling displaced people to contact embassies, loved ones and charities.

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