Humanitarian Assistance

 

There are 116 items related to Humanitarian Assistance. Items are listed by date added.

 

Afghanistan Annual Report

Afghanistan Annual Report

Source: UNDP, 2013

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Governance, Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods

Added: 02/08/2015

 

To ensure its continued relevance and increase its efficiency, UNDP since 2012 embarked on a systematic process of reflection on the substantive approach of its development work. This resulted in the identification of six thematic areas, based on the Afghanistan National Development Strategy and National Priority Programmes, the MDGs, New...

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A History of Violence: Field Evidence on How Trauma Effects Time Discounting and Present Bias

A History of Violence: Field Evidence on How Trauma Effects Time Discounting and Present Bias

Source: Center for Effective Global Action, 2015

Author(s): Alex Imas, Michael Kuhn, and Vera Mironova

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods

Added: 06/07/2015

 

This paper demonstrates the impact of exposure to violence on individuals’ time preferences, specifically their degree of present bias. Prior work has shown a weak or insignificant effect of violence on a general measure of time preferences. We designed an experiment that allows us to separately identify the effects of...

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Climate Change-Induced Migration and Violent Conflict

Climate Change-Induced Migration and Violent Conflict

Source: Science Direct, 2007

Author(s): Rafael Reuveny

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 06/07/2015

 

In a world of rising sea levels and melting glaciers, climate change is most likely occurring but with uncertain overall effects. I argue that we can predict the effects of climate change on migration by exploring the effects of environmental problems on migration in recent decades. People can adapt to...

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Nexus Meets Crisis: A Review of Conflict, Natural Resources and the Humanitarian Response in Darfur with Reference to the Water Energy Food Nexus

Nexus Meets Crisis: A Review of Conflict, Natural Resources and the Humanitarian Response in Darfur with Reference to the Water Energy Food Nexus

Source: International Journal of Water Resources Development, 2015

Author(s): Brendan Bromwich

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Renewable Resources

Added: 29/06/2015

 

Darfur has been widely used as a case study by both those arguing for causality between environmental scarcity and war and those disputing it. This article challenges that approach by drawing on debates taking place within Darfur, reflecting on both the conflict and the humanitarian response. It argues that reviewing...

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Humanitarian Disaster Response: How to 'Do No Harm' [Infographic]

Humanitarian Disaster Response: How to 'Do No Harm' [Infographic]

Source: adelphi, A New Climate for Peace, 2015

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Programming

Added: 25/06/2015

 

This infographic was recently published in A New Climate for Peace, an independent report commissioned by the G7 members. It looks critically at past humanitarian responses, highlighting oversights of past efforts and how these problems can be avoided in the future.

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Use of Upgraded Evidence in Cadaster Approaches for Syrian Refugee Return

Use of Upgraded Evidence in Cadaster Approaches for Syrian Refugee Return

Source: McGill University, 2015

Author(s): Jon D. Unruh

Countries: Syria

Topics: Governance, Humanitarian Assistance, Land, Livelihoods

Added: 17/06/2015

 

The enormity of the Syrian refugee crisis in Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon, together with the difficulties of their livelihoods and the burden placed on host countries, highlights the importance of planning now for the eventual return of refugees to their housing, land and property (HLP) in Syria. As in all...

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Seed Governance: From Seed Aid to Seed System Security in Fragile Areas

Seed Governance: From Seed Aid to Seed System Security in Fragile Areas

Source: Cordaid, 2014

Author(s): Edith Boekraad

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 31/05/2015

 

Intergovernmental agencies and development organizations, including Cordaid, consider interventions directed at seed security of utmost importance to support smallholders recovering from conflict situations and disasters, and to contribute to revitalisation of local agricultural production and food security. There is, however, considerable debate about the most appropriate type and strategic level...

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Afghanistan Refugee Response Plan

Afghanistan Refugee Response Plan

Source: UNHCR, 2014

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 26/05/2015

 

The Government of Pakistan announced a military operation against non-state armed actors in North Waziristan Agency (NWA) beginning 15 June 2014. On 19 June, the humanitarian community in Pakistan was informed that the entire agency of North Waziristan was 'notified' as 'calamity-hit' as per the 1958 National Calamities Act which...

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Afghanistan Food Security Outlook Update November 2014

Afghanistan Food Security Outlook Update November 2014

Source: FEWS NET (Famine Early Warning System Network), 2014

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Renewable Resources

Added: 26/05/2015

 

Badghis Province had below-average 2014 production of wheat and other crops and will be Stressed (IPC Phase 2) at least through March. Some households with fewer livestock and other assets may enter Crisis (IPC Phase 3) from January to March 2015, as some coping strategies become unavailable.  

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Drawing a Line under the Crisis: Reconciling Returnee Land Access and Security in Post-Conflict Rwanda

Drawing a Line under the Crisis: Reconciling Returnee Land Access and Security in Post-Conflict Rwanda

Source: Humanitarian Policy Group, 2007

Author(s): John W. Bruce

Countries: Rwanda

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Land

Added: 07/05/2015

 

This report is part of a broader comparative effort by the Overseas Development Institute’s Humanitarian Policy Group on Land Tenure in Conflict and Post-Conflict Situations, which aims to inform and improve the policy and practice of humanitarian action and to inform related areas of international policy. It seeks to understand...

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