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- DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2019Flood early warning systems (EWS) are extremely complex, with multiple layers of communication and relationships between stakeholders, across different scales of governance. With the development of weather and flood forecasting models, Nepal’s EWS has advanced significantly in recent years, but warnings can still fail to reach downstream communities in the low-lying Tarai plains.Document
Barriers to urban shelter self-recovery in Philippines and Nepal: lessons for humanitarian policy and practiceThe British Academy, 2019Most households affected by disasters reconstruct their houses themselves by self-building or employing local labour: they ‘self-recover’. Humanitarian agencies’ experience in assisting self-recovery in urban communities is limited; little is known about how to support it in practice.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2019ver the past decade, important progress has been made on poverty reduction, disease control and access to healthcare, education and services.DocumentBangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies, 2019Ethno-religious tensions and sectarian violence has been a key characteristic in Myanmar ever since its independence. One of the gravest conflicts in the country is, no doubt, the inhumanity directed towards those titled the “most persecuted minority”, i.e. the Muslim Rohingya minority by the dominant Buddhist Rakhines.DocumentFoundation for Social Transformation, 2019Incidences of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in conflict affected individuals, families and communities are very high. But this issue needs to be addressed when civil society organisations work on conflict transformation and peace building.DocumentImpact Initiative, 2018In 1994, both Rwanda and South Africa emerged from a long and protracted history of colonisation, conflict, genocide, and apartheid which left lasting scars on their education systems. Both countries have undertaken educational reforms to try to strengthen social cohesion.DocumentHealth and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2018This report focuses on the specific challenges and opportunities of states that are making 2 challenging concurrent transitions, away from both extreme poverty and from conflict.Document
Disaster risk reduction and violent conflict in Africa and Arab states: implications for the Sendai Framework prioritiesOverseas Development Institute, 2018There is a moral imperative to delivering disaster risk reduction (DRR) in violent conflict contexts, where disaster vulnerabilities are high.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2018The ‘war on drugs’ has failed. Despite an increase in law enforcement, production levels of coca – the crop used to make cocaine – have hardly altered in the last decade.News05 Sep 2018: Launched on 5th September in Nairobi, a new online hub focusing on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) in Kenya hopes to connect researchers, practitioners and policymakers.