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- DocumentOxford Policy Management, 2017The African Risk Capacity is an index-based weather insurance pool established by the African Union to strengthen disaster risk management (DRM) capacity among African Union countries.DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2016As 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.Document
Collective site management and coordination – a case study of Solidarités International in North Lebanon governorateSolidarités International, 2016Since 2013, SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL (SI) provides humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees in North Lebanon governorate in the sectors of WASH, shelter, livelihood and outreach.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.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):DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2014Development in fragile and conflict-affected contexts is both complex and contested. The New Deal for Engagement with Fragile States, endorsed by 35 countries and six organisations, is the current focus of efforts to harmonise aid approaches.DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2014Since the resumption of diplomatic relations between China and Liberia in 2003, China has been one of the major foreign participants in Monrovia’s efforts to rebuild its society. Both within the framework of the UN Mission in Liberia and at a bilateral level, Beijing has proved itself an important stakeholder and development partner.Document
Revisiting therapeutic governance: the politics of mental health and psychosocial programmes in humanitarian settingsRefugee Studies Centre, Oxford, 2014In the last thirty years, humanitarian programmes have increasingly sought to preserve not only physical life and health, but also to address psychological needs and promote social well-being.DocumentPsychosocial Working Group, 2003This working paper sets about developing a common framework that summarises key knowledge in the field of psychosocial intventions in emergencies in order to provide agencies with some tools’ for making decisions about the type of interventions they can implement.