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    Brutal past shattered present

    Foundation for Social Transformation, 2019
    Incidences 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.
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    Reducing violence in South Africa: resourcing violence prevention

    Institute for Security Studies, 2018
    Government budgets are much like household budgets. In households, we make decisions about how to allocate limited income to buy food, pay for education, transport, childcare and so on. In the same way, a government needs to make decisions about how to allocate funds to buy various public services. As in a household, priorities normally dictate where the government spends funds.
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    Health system resilience: Lebanon and the Syrian refugee crisis

    Journal of Global Health, 2016
    Between 2011 and 2013, the Lebanese population increased by 30% due to the influx of Syrian refugees. While a sudden increase of such magnitude represents a shock to the health system, threatening the continuity of service delivery and destabilising governance, it also offers a unique opportunity to study resilience of a health system amidst ongoing crisis.
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    Leaving no one behind: Lessons on rebuilding health systems in conflict- and crisis-affected states

    British Medical Journal, 2017
    Conflict and fragility are increasing in many areas of the world. This context has been referred to as the ‘new normal’ and affects a billion people. Fragile and conflict-affected states have the worst health indicators and the weakest health systems. This presents a major challenge to achieving universal health coverage.
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    Shock-responsive social protection systems research. Case study: Pakistan

    Oxford Policy Management, 2017
    This is one 6 case studies that form the core of the research team’s analysis of the features of a social protection system that facilitate its use in response to shocks, and of the ways in which social protection, humanitarian assistance and disaster risk management systems can best work together for a more effective response.
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    Listening to women and girls diplaced to urban Afghanistan

    Norwegian Refugee Council, 2015
    Growing numbers of internally displaced people (IDPs) live  in  informal  settlements  in  major  Afghan  urban  centres.
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    Land conflict and food security in the Liberian-Ivorian border region

    Norwegian Refugee Council, 2012
    In the fall of 2010, Ivoirians went to the polls to elect a new president, to end years of political stalemate, and to unify a geographically divided country.  Disputes over the election results instead led to a violent post-election crisis.  The New Forces (FN) armed group, later renamed Republican Forces of Côte d’Ivoire (FRCI), marched from the northern zone of the country that the
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    National action plan. Women, peace and security 2015-2018

    Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2015
    The adoption of UN Security Council resolution 1325 in 2000 was a groundbreaking event. The resolution recognised the disproportionate impact of conflict on women, the need to protect women from violence during conflicts, and the vital importance of women’s participation and the protection of women’s rights for international peace and security.
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    Displaced women and homelessness

    Norwegian Refugee Council, 2016
    This report identifies conflicts as a cause of homelessness. Displaced persons, by definition, have to abandon their homes.
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    Women refugees in Lebanon and the consequences of limited legal status on their housing, land and property rights

    Norwegian Refugee Council, 2016
    Understanding the situation for women refugees in particular, including the protection risks they face, is essential in order to develop and provide appropriate interventions taking their perspective and specific challenges into account.The aim

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