SMS Technology and Bulk SMS Delivery Systems: Their Role in Security Management for the Humanitarian Community

Published: May 9, 2018 | By Athalie Mayo | Library item

In October 2014, the European Interagency Security Forum (EISF) launched a knowledge hub on communications technology and security risk management. The first publication of this project brought together 17 authors who analysed in 11 articles how communications technology is changing the operational environment, the ways in which communications technology is creating new opportunities for humanitarian agencies to respond to emergencies, and the impact that new programmes have on how we manage security.

This article explores the role of SMS technology and bulk SMS delivery systems in humanitarian security risk management.