29 March 2012

Round-up of Assistance-related Resources


CFP: Humanitari​an Aid & Empowering Local Communitie​s, Durham, 1-3 August 2012 [info]
- Deadline for abstracts is
20 April 2012. Register to attend via this site.

Call for grant proposals (Humanitarian Innovation Fund) [info]
- Proposals for grants of £75,000 or more are now being accepted; the deadline for submissions is
22 April 2012. Note: Small grants of up to £20,000 are accepted on an ongoing basis.


Building the Future of Humanitarian Aid: Local Capacity, Partnerships in Disasters and the Future of Emergency Aid (Christian Aid, March 2012) [text via PreventionWeb]

Certified Fresh (Humanitarian.info, March 2012) [text]
- Comment on certification.

European Commission Humanitarian Aid: From A to Z (European Commission, March 2012) [text via ReliefWeb]

Global Survey on Humanitarian Professionalisation (ELRHA, March 2012) [text via ReliefWeb]

The Impact of Cash Transfers on Nutrition in Emergency and Transitional Contexts (ODI, Jan. 2012) [text]

Local Capacity in Humanitarian Response: Vision or Mirage? (Oxfam, March 2012) [text]

New Technologies in Cash Transfer Programming and Humanitarian Assistance (Cash Learning Partnership, Feb. 2012) [text]

UNHCR Manual on Security of Persons of Concern (UNHCR, Nov. 2011) [text]

What Cash Transfer Programming can do to Protect Children: Review and Recommendations (Save the Children et al., Feb. 2012) [text via ReliefWeb]

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Humanitarian Standards for Aid Workers [access]
- "The aim of this website is to highlight the key standards and guidance, and encourage those engaged in humanitarian response to incorporate them into their work."

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