25 October 2011

Focus on Humanitarian Assistance

IRIN ran a special recently on the "Rise of the 'New' Donors." A who's who of non-traditional donors includes Brazil, China, India, Russia, South Africa, and South Korea. Check out the in-depth report for more details about new donors in the North Africa and Horn of Africa crises.

Other recent publications relating to humanitarian donors and assistance include:

Displacement and Poverty in South East Burma/Myanmar (Thailand Burma Border Consortium, Oct. 2011) [text via ReliefWeb]

Humanitarian Assistance: Truly Universal? A Mapping Study of non-Western Donors, GPPi Research Paper Series No. 12 (Global Public Policy Institute, Aug. 2010) [text]

Humanitarian Emergency Response to the Libyan Crisis: Seven-month Report on IOM’s Response, 28 Feb - 27 Sep 2011 (IOM, Oct. 2011) [text via ReliefWeb]

India’s Growing Involvement in Humanitarian Assistance, GPPi Research Paper Series No. 13 (Global Public Policy Institute, March 2011) [text]

"Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Humanitarian Settings: Linking Practice and Research," The Lancet, Early Online, 17 Oct. 2011 [free full-text, with registration]

Saudi Arabia as a Humanitarian Donor: High Potential, Little Institutionalization, GPPi Research Paper Series No. 14 (Global Public Policy Institute, March 2011) [text]

[Image credit: Ewan McIntosh/Flickr, in "Piecing together the Chinese aid jigsaw" (IRIN, Oct. 2011)]

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