Photo credit: EPA/BBC At Homa Reto, we connect people before, during, and after emergencies. During the summer of 2021, deadly floods devastated parts of Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands. More than 200 people tragically lost their lives, demonstrating the importance of preparedness and response. This time of crisis however also revealed remarkable stories of mutualContinue reading “Human stories of flooding in the BeneLux and Germany “
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The value of community centers
Community centers, such as libraries have proven to be a vital part of crisis response and sustainable development. They provide a place for people to meet and allow dialogue. Yet, they often suffer from a lack of funding and recognition. Find out how Homa Reto is providing visibility and support to tackle this issue.
Eye-opening: the politics of maps
Historically, maps are a political practice. At Homa Reto we want to keep you informed, connected, and secure through our maps and community network. That is why our mapping practice is participatory, inclusive, green, and anti-colonial.
This is how we make our software human-centered.
The extraordinary work of local communities: The Pacific Islands and Covid-19
COVID-19 brought new challenges to many countries, but it also opened up ways for local communities to take leadership roles. Once example are the cyclones in the Pacific Islands. The Homa Reto software can organize local humanitarian action and map needs and resources for better emergency response.