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Turkey in Somalia: shifting paradigms of aid
J. Stearns; G. Sucuoglu / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
As the global development landscape continues to evolve, new and emerging actors – countries transitioning from being aid recipients to aid providers – are becoming increasingly visible on the global scene. Although the appr...
New communication strategies for preventing misinformation
TELL ME Transparent communication in Epidemics 2015
The main purpose of this document is to offer recommendations to prevent the emergence and spread of misinformation in the course of a major infectious disease outbreak, and how misinformation can be corrected. Additionally, t...
TELL ME Transparent communication in Epidemics (TELLME)
TELL ME is a 36 month Collaborative Project, which aims to provide evidence and to develop models for improved risk communication during infectious disease crises.  TELL ME combines public health, social sciences, behavioral sciences, political sciences, law, ethics, communication and media, in order to develop original communication strategies regarding complicated messages and...
Collective site management and coordination – a case study of Solidarités International in North Lebanon governorate
Solidarités International 2016
Since 2013, SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL (SI) provides humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees in North Lebanon governorate in the sectors of WASH, shelter, livelihood and outreach. As the needs of Syrian refugees increase while humanitarian...
End the neglect: a study of humanitarian financing for older people
HelpAge International 2016
As the scale of humanitarian needs around the world is greater than ever before, the financing of humanitarian response is coming under increasing scrutiny. Data from the latest Global humanitarian assistance report show that in 2014,...
Older voices in humanitarian crises: calling for change
HelpAge International 2016
This report documents the situation of older refugees fleeing from conflict in Syria, Ukraine and South Sudan. The findings contribute to a growing body of evidence illustrating the failure of the humanitarian system to protect older ...
Women and girls failed: the Burundian refugee response in Tanzania
Refugees International 2015
Since April 2015, political instability and violence has rocked Burundi, forcing an estimated 220,000 people to flee to neighbouring countries. Approximately half of these refugees are women, and around half of the many women who repo...
Work in progress: how the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and its partners see and do engagement with crisis-affected populations
A.S. Millard / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2015
This mapping aims to take stock of how engagement with crisis-affected populations has been understood, implemented, and thought of by the organisations funded by Norway between 2010 and 2014. The focus is on the organisations that re...
Topic Guide: anticipating and responding to shocks: livelihoods and humanitarian responses
s Levine; K. Sharp / Evidence on Demand 2015
Development actors have often been accused of paying too little attention to crises. At the same time, those providing emergency relief, even when using the language of ‘livelihoods’, have tended to focus their attention o...
Rapid Assessment Method for Older People RAM-OP: the manual
HelpAge International 2015
Older people (generally defined as people aged sixty years and older) are a vulnerable group for malnutrition in humanitarian and developmental contexts. Due to their age they have specific nutritional needs, such as easily digestible...
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Turkey in Somalia: shifting paradigms of aid
J. Stearns; G. Sucuoglu / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
As the global development landscape continues to evolve, new and emerging actors – countries transitioning from being aid recipients to aid providers – are becoming increasingly visible on the global scene. Although the appr...
New communication strategies for preventing misinformation
TELL ME Transparent communication in Epidemics 2015
The main purpose of this document is to offer recommendations to prevent the emergence and spread of misinformation in the course of a major infectious disease outbreak, and how misinformation can be corrected. Additionally, t...
Collective site management and coordination – a case study of Solidarités International in North Lebanon governorate
Solidarités International 2016
Since 2013, SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL (SI) provides humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees in North Lebanon governorate in the sectors of WASH, shelter, livelihood and outreach. As the needs of Syrian refugees increase while humanitarian...
End the neglect: a study of humanitarian financing for older people
HelpAge International 2016
As the scale of humanitarian needs around the world is greater than ever before, the financing of humanitarian response is coming under increasing scrutiny. Data from the latest Global humanitarian assistance report show that in 2014,...
Older voices in humanitarian crises: calling for change
HelpAge International 2016
This report documents the situation of older refugees fleeing from conflict in Syria, Ukraine and South Sudan. The findings contribute to a growing body of evidence illustrating the failure of the humanitarian system to protect older ...
Women and girls failed: the Burundian refugee response in Tanzania
Refugees International 2015
Since April 2015, political instability and violence has rocked Burundi, forcing an estimated 220,000 people to flee to neighbouring countries. Approximately half of these refugees are women, and around half of the many women who repo...
Work in progress: how the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and its partners see and do engagement with crisis-affected populations
A.S. Millard / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2015
This mapping aims to take stock of how engagement with crisis-affected populations has been understood, implemented, and thought of by the organisations funded by Norway between 2010 and 2014. The focus is on the organisations that re...
Topic Guide: anticipating and responding to shocks: livelihoods and humanitarian responses
s Levine; K. Sharp / Evidence on Demand 2015
Development actors have often been accused of paying too little attention to crises. At the same time, those providing emergency relief, even when using the language of ‘livelihoods’, have tended to focus their attention o...
Rapid Assessment Method for Older People RAM-OP: the manual
HelpAge International 2015
Older people (generally defined as people aged sixty years and older) are a vulnerable group for malnutrition in humanitarian and developmental contexts. Due to their age they have specific nutritional needs, such as easily digestible...
Heat, light and power for refugees: Saving lives, reducing costs
G. Lahn; O. Grafham / Chatham House [Royal Institute of International Affairs], UK 2015
Displacement of people as a result of conflict is not a new phenomenon – but today it represents an unprecedented global challenge. The gap between the needs of growing numbers of displaced people and the resources and political...
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TELL ME Transparent communication in Epidemics (TELLME)
TELL ME is a 36 month Collaborative Project, which aims to provide evidence and to develop models for improved risk communication during infectious disease crises.  TELL ME combines public health, social sciences, behavioral sciences, political sciences, law, ethics, communication and media, in order to develop original communication strategies regarding complicated messages and...
Belize Red Cross Society
In the Caribbean, the national Red Cross societies are assisted by the International Federation Secretariat, with regional offices based in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and the Dominican Republic, with support from the Americas Zone Office based in Panama. The IFRC secretariat provides services that include international coordination of disaster relief, capacity-building of National Societi...
Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters
The primary purpose of the Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters (CRSCAD) is to work in close collaboration with practitioners, academics, researchers, policy makers and grassroots organizations in the United States of America and in all the continents of the world in their search for the most appropriate and sustainable ways to rebuild their communities after disasters.
IRIN PlusNews
PlusNews is the global online HIV and AIDS news service of the United Nations Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN). It is the most comprehensive source of original reporting on the pandemic, providing a professionally produced, one-stop information service for cutting-edge, but jargon-free news and analysis on HIV and AIDS in four languages - English, French, Portuguese a...
Health Action in Crises, WHO (HAC)
Through its Health Action in Crises project the World Health Organisation seeks to work with member states, international partners, and local institutions to help communities prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies, disasters and crises.
PreventionWeb
A product from the UN/ISDR PreventionWeb.net is a website aimed at increasing knowledge sharing on disaster risk reduction (DRR) issues. It is stated that it provides a common tool for both specialists and non-specialists interested or working in DRR to connect, exchange experiences and share information at all levels of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction: local...
Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED)
CRED promotes research, training, and information dissemination on disasters, with a special focus on public health, epidemiology, structural and socio-economic aspects. It aims to enhance the effectiveness of developing countries' disaster management capabilities as well as fostering policy-oriented research.
National alliance for disaster risk reduction (NADRR) (NADRR)
The National Alliance for Disaster Risk Reduction (NADRR) was launched in India on November 4, 2007 at a meeting of over  150 civil society leaders. Participants included leaders from disaster affected communities, national and regional civil  society networks, NGOs, international humanitarian organizations and policymakers. The two day event “People, Policy and Par...
International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) (UNISDR)
The International Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction (UN/ISDR) is the focal point in the UN System to promote links and synergies between, and the coordination of, disaster reduction activities in the socio-economic, humanitarian and development fields, as well as to support policy integration. It serves as an international information clearinghouse on disaster reduction, developing awareness ca...
Center on International Cooperation, New York University (CIC)
The Center on International Cooperation (CIC) at New York University works to enhance international responses to humanitarian crises and global security threats through applied research and direct engagement with multilateral institutions and the wider policy community. Areas it works on include post-conflict peacebuilding, global peace operations, developing multilateral security inst...
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