05 December 2012

Focus: Humanitarian Assistance

Upcoming event:

The Changing Humanitarian Landscape: Obstacles and Opportunities, London, 6 December 2012 [info]
- First in a series of annual lectures.  Will also be streamed live.

Event after the fact:

Principles in Practice: Safeguarding Humanitarian Action, Brussels, 4 December 2012 [info]
- Several speeches are available here.  The Live Streaming link leads to a webcast of portions of the programme.


Building Resilience to Recurrent Crisis: USAID Policy and Program Guidance (USAID, Dec. 2012) [text via ReliefWeb]

Disaster Summary Sheet: Armed Conflict (ACAPS, Nov. 2012) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Humanitarian Principles in the Post-9/11 World," Perspective, no. 4-2012 (Nov. 2012) [text]

"Q and A on Humanitarian Principles," Perspective, no. 4-2012 (Nov. 2012) [text]

Responding to Urban Disasters: Learning from Previous Relief and Recovery Operations (ALNAP, Nov. 2012) [text via ReliefWeb]

Rethinking Humanitarianism: Adapting to 21st Century Challenges (International Peace Institute, Nov. 2012) [text]

Technical Brief: Scenario Development (ACAPS, Nov. 2012) [text via ReliefWeb]
- "In a crisis, how are humanitarian conditions likely to change? This is a step-by-step guide to build such scenarios either before or during an emergency."

The Use of Science in Humanitarian Emergencies and Disasters (UK Government Office for Science, June 2012) [text via PreventionWeb]

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