Searching with a thematic focus on Aid and debt, Humanitarian and emergency assistance
Showing 51-60 of 551 results
- DocumentHumanitarian Policy Group, ODI, 2009This Policy Brief seeks to create awareness of the importance of land in a humanitarian crisis. The author argues that the end of a prolonged armed conflict will frequently see a large proportion of the population claiming or reclaiming access to land and land based resources with important implications for return, recovery, and reintegration processes. Key messages include:DocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2006In Afghanistan, with previous state structures destroyed or neglected, the internationally assisted reconstruction program launched after the American-led intervention in November 2001 placed state building at its core.DocumentPeople in Aid, 2006The impact and effectiveness of relief and development operations depend on the quality of staff and volunteers and the support an agency gives them. This guide for humanitarian programme managers aims to help to create, manage and develop teams while working during emergency situations.Document
Alternative sampling designs for emergency settings: A guide for survey planning, data collection and analysisFood and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project, 2009This guide is tailored for programme managers, monitoring and evaluation specialists and survey leaders working with government agencies and humanitarian organizations. It provides them with instructions how to carry out rapid yet statistically reliable population-based surveys in difficult settings where data on the prevalence of acute malnutrition is needed.DocumentOxfam, 2009The analysis in this paper identifies an underlying upward trend in the numbers of people affected by climate related disasters since 1980. This paper predicts that, by 2015, on average over 375 million people per year are likely to be affected by climate-related disasters. This is over 50 per cent more than were affected in an average year during the decade 1998–2007.DocumentReliefweb, 2009This report documents the humanitarian impact of the blockade imposed by Israel on the 1.5 million people living in the Gaza strip. The report describes how the recurrent cycles of violence and human rights violations, stemming from the Israel-Palestinian conflict and Hamas’ rule over Gaza, have compounded the suffering of the population in Gaza.DocumentHumanitarian Policy Group, ODI, 2009This brief asserts that research relating to humanitarian crises has largely focused on what international aid agencies and donor governments do in response to disasters. Much less attention has been given to, the author states, analysis of the role of the affected state in responding to the needs of its ownDocument
The IASC gender handbook for humanitarian action: women, girls, boys and men - different needs and equal opportunitiesUnited Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, 2006In the rush to provide humanitarian response when a disaster hits or a conflict erupts, paying specific attention to gender issues may seem irrelevant.DocumentRed Cross/ Red Crescent Centre on Climate Change and Disaster Preparedness, 2007The Red Cross / Red Crescent Climate Guide puts forward experiences of more than forty National Societies who in the last five years have started to address climate change in their work. The guide aims to provide guidance and step-by-step approaches on how to address climate risks.DocumentOxfam, 2009Almost 250 million people around the world are affected by climate-related disasters in a typical year. This report projects that, by 2015, this number could grow by 50 per cent to an average of more than 375 million people as climate change and environmental mismanagement create a proliferation of droughts, floods, and other disasters.