Best Practices

Earthquake preparedness in the Philippine context

Before founding Molnix in 2014, I worked as Disaster Management Delegate at the Finnish Red Cross. As part of those duties, I contributed to the creation of an emergency response mechanism called the 10K Camp. The 10K camp is a scalable and rapidly deployable emergency shelter that covers camp materials, staff and services for ten thousand people and beyond. This 10K Camp mechanism is also in used in cooperation with other actors, and one prominent partner is the Philippine Red Cross. In this capacity, I have had the honor of working with the Philippine Red Cross even after starting Molnix, including working on the contingency plan. In this article, I explore the aspects of external staff activities required to make it all work. Read more “Earthquake preparedness in the Philippine context”

Rapid Personnel Manager

Rapid Personnel Manager versions 11.1, 11.2 and 11.3 have…

We are happy to announce the release of Rapid Personnel Manager version 11.1, 11.2 and 11.3! They were released in rapid succession after 11.0 and the release notes are covered in a combined manner. These are point releases that do not add any major functionality, but improve on existing features.

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Best Practices

How to Prevent Sexual Misconduct in Disaster Deployed Staff

The #MeToo campaign and the recent news on sexual misconduct in different organizations opened the lid on a reality that is not often spoken about in the aid community.

It has meant a hit to the reputation and donations to the humanitarian sector and a wake up call to address the failings. In the meantime, there are also many good ideas on how to remedy the situation.

As Molnix is part of this community, the circumstances drives us to ask: How can we help our customers, with our technology, prevent sexual misconduct in deployed staff and at all levels of the organization? Read more “How to Prevent Sexual Misconduct in Disaster Deployed Staff”

Rapid Personnel Manager

Explaining Molnix Rapid Personnel Manager in 85 seconds

If you are a humanitarian, manage a personnel roster, or work in crisis management, this video is for you! If you’ve seen our original pitch, you will know how Molnix came to exist. Recently, we also released an intro to Molnix Rapid Personnel Manager, which sets the context for our main product. Today, we also have an explainer that describes what Molnix Rapid Personnel Manager does 85 seconds. Here it goes: Read more “Explaining Molnix Rapid Personnel Manager in 85 seconds”