Disaster Relief and Refugees

Disaster Relief and Refugees

With organizations such as the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), Microsoft helps develop innovative technology solutions to support humanitarian assistance efforts and save lives.

proGres is a standardized system for refugee registration that currently operates in more than 300 camps and 75 countries. It has provided assistance to nearly 5 million refugees.

Featured Projects

Read about our projects to improve social and economic conditions in communities around the world.  
  • UNHCR: Community Technology Access (CTA)

    The goal of the initiative is to enhance the self-reliance and employability of refugees through access to education and vocational training through technology.

  • UNHCR: Ninemillion.org

    Ninemillion.org is a campaign aimed at giving more than nine million refugee children worldwide better access to education, sport and technology.

  • UNHCR: proGres Refugee Registration Platform

    proGres is a standardized system for refugee registration that currently operates in more than 300 camps and 72 countries. It has provided assistance to nearly 5 million refugees.