what3words enables the delivery of goods, services and essential humanitarian aid to those who need it most. It is improving supply chain efficiency and reaching those who live in densely populated or remote regions where addresses often aren’t fit for purpose.
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Signs of change: how addresses are saving lives in South Africa’s townships
Global addressing system what3words and NGO Gateway Health Institute are working together in the informal settlement of KwaNdengezi, enabling emergency services to find people in need. By…
Rapid response with what3words and Infinitum Humanitarian Systems
In a disaster-struck area, rapid response becomes a crucial factor, particularly in preventing a disease outbreak. Managing aid and logistics in the wake of an earthquake, flood…
The collaboration between what3words and Bluenumber will help to measure the progress of SDGs at an individual level. By providing a more accurate picture of where people are in the world – via the precision of a 3 word address – governments, businesses, NGOs and local communities can develop more effective policies and solutions to deliver the SDGs.
Building on UNDP’s use of what3words in the field in many regions across Africa, the regional security team in Turkey are using it to communicate across their teams. Drivers and security team members have downloaded the free what3words application, which enables them to simply describe the exact location of assets, people and even any incidents that arise.
Using Aurecon’s technology combined with satellite or building footprint data, every home, shelter and asset can be remotely assigned the most useful 3 word address for asset management, urban planning and upgrading of informal settlements.
SAfm | The Lifestyle Show
Following his speech at Design Indaba’s Festival of Creativity in Cape Town, what3words CEO Chris Sheldrick was interviewed by SAfm’s Lifestyle Show about the global impact of…
what3words 2016 adventures
Our Global Partnerships Director, Clare Jones, reflects on a busy year for us here at what3words