Humanitarian Action and SDG Hackathon

It is a competition in which social specialists, programmers, engineers and interested young people in different disciplines meet for the purpose of carrying out pioneering innovative work in the sectors of humanitarian work, namely: food security and nutrition, health, shelter and non-food items, education, water and environmental sanitation, early recovery, protection, camp management and coordination, emergency communications, logistics. This is to develop sustainable solutions to reduce the challenges facing donors, United Nations organizations and civil society organizations in implementing relief and humanitarian projects in advanced and innovative ways to provide services to beneficiaries in disaster and crisis areas.

Objectives of the Hackathon

  • Introducing the goals and sectors of humanitarian work and the seventeen sustainable development goals
  • Promoting a culture of social innovation and spreading awareness of humanitarian work and sustainable development goals
  • Embracing creative ideas for humanitarian work to develop and turn into social entrepreneurship with social impact and successful economic feasibility in this field
  • Training on creative work in finding innovative solutions and creating new ideas to meet the challenges of humanitarian work and achieve its goals and sustainable development goals
  • Building the capacity of young participants in cooperative work, sharing skills among them, and developing their talents in creativity and innovation in order to achieve the goals of humanitarian work
  • Knowledge management among young people to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals in humanitarian action
  • Motivating and developing the capabilities and talents of young people in systematic humanitarian volunteer work professionally according to the best international practices

Humanitarian Relief Sectors:

  1. Food Security
  2. Nutrition
  3. Health
  4. Shelter and non-food items
  5. education
  6. Water and Environmental Sanitation
  7. Early recovery
  8. Protection
  9. Camp Management and Coordination
  10. Emergency Telecommunications
  11. Logistics

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