Logistics in Syrian refugee response: Technology makes it easier

As conflict in their homeland continues, more and more Syrians are fleeing their country for safety in neighboring states. For agencies responding to the refugee crisis, their biggest concern is to ensure reliable delivery of emergency aid.

Jacob Korenblum, president of SoukTel, says technology can add value to managing the humanitarian aid delivery process. In this interview with Devex, he discusses his company’s contribution to the Syrian refugee crisis response.

Lars Schwetje contributed reporting from New York.

Check out the rest of our interview with Jacob Korenblum, as well as our conversations with other global development luminaries who attended this year’s Clinton Global Initiative.

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    Rolf Rosenkranz oversees a talented team of in-house journalists, correspondents and guest contributors located around the globe. Since joining Devex in early 2008, Rolf has been instrumental in growing its fledgling news operation into the leading online source for global development news and analysis. Previously, Rolf was managing editor at Inside Health Policy, a subscription-based news service in Washington. He has reported from Africa for the Johannesburg-based Star and its publisher, Independent News & Media, as well as the Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung, a German daily.

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