The NEMakeathon challenge is a collaborative initiative of the Northeast Humanitarian Innovation Hub, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the Office of the Vice President of Nigeria through the National Social Investment Program (NSIP) and several partner institutions. Anchored by the Northeast Hub, the NEMakeathon challenge was successfully executed through the support of higher institutions in Northeast Nigeria (American University of Nigeria, Modibbo Adama University of Technology, MAUTECH, RAMAT Polytechnic, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University ATBU Bauchi, Federal College of Education, Yola), CARE International, Ashoka Africa, Hult Prize Africa, UTIVA, CISCO, Ventures Park, National Emergency Management Agency, CoLab Hub, Fonebase Labs, Civil Society Coalition for Poverty Eradication (CISCOPE), Assembly Hub. Alpha Reach, MACA Designs, Bukar Mandara Foundation, J.H. Foundation and Oxford Strategy Group (OSG).