Can technology transform the plight of millions who are suffering in conflict zones across the world? With the aim of answering this question, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) came on board as a partner for the Japan XR Hackathon 2017 from 24 June to 2 July. This year’s contest for budding techies was organized across four cities of Japan and Canada, with the purpose of developing applications to use in humanitarian work in the field.

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