Virtual reality is a newer medium that has the potential to revolutionize the way many global development and human rights organizations communicate their work. It also presents an opportunity to virtually bring supporters, donors, and all others curious about the work being done on the ground, right to the communities and people they would otherwise not have access to.
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Three companies today launched virtual reality-enabled news documentaries, hoping that the 360-degree films can lure back people turned off by conventional news.
“The idea is to help generate empathy toward the 3.5 million Syrian refugees living outside Syria,”
A young girl, a Syrian refugee, suddenly appears before you, sitting on the floor of a cramped room. She describes her family, and takes you on a journey..
The United Nations is using virtual reality (VR) to transport top decision-makers to a Syrian refugee camp at a major donor conference.