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- DocumentChatham House [Royal Institute of International Affairs], UK, 2015Displacement 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 will to meet their needs is widening.DocumentRefugee Studies Centre, Oxford, 2014This policy note provides an executive summary of an accompanying policy briefing which considers the response of European countries to the refugee crisis in the Syrian region.DocumentEvidence on Demand, 2015This Topic Guide provides evidence of the relationships between environment, climate change and humanitarian action. Written by experts in the field, the guide links evidence to action, outlining how to integrate environmental issues with humanitarian action and reduce the environmental impact of humanitarian operations.Document
The well-being of elderly survivors after natural disasters: measuring the impact of the Great East Japan earthquakeResearch Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry, 2015The Great East Japan Earthquake of March 11, 2011 had a devastating impact on the northeastern part of Japan.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2012This policy brief presents the understanding gained in the course of a research programme between 2011-2013. It argues that for the resilience discourse to make a continued contribution to international aid, and in particular for the role of humanitarian action, a change in its direction is now needed. Key messages include:DocumentRefugee Studies Centre, Oxford, 2015Since 2009 there has been a growing interest in defining and operationalising innovation for use in the humanitarian context. The increase in scale of new crises, the urbanisation of many displaced populations, and stretched financing for humanitarian assistance are forcing international aid agencies to think and act in new ways.DocumentHealth and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2014This helpdesk report focuses on evidence of the most appropriate ways to support health and nutrition outcomes for management of protracted population displacement. It highlights information on psycho-social social impacts of protracted displacement (including gender). Findings on health and nutrition management of protracted population displacement include:DocumentHealth and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2014The Sphere Humanitarian Charter states that: All people should have access to health services that are prioritised to address the main causes of excess mortality and morbidity. There are a number of handbooks to aid prioritisation in crisis situations (highlighted in section 2 of this report):DocumentTrade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2008This document provides a Draft Framework for the Implementation of Informal Settlement Emergency Relief and Assocciated Urban Economy.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2014More must be done to ensure the needs and rights of people with disabilities are fully recognised in disaster risk reduction and emergency responses.