22 January 2015

Thematic Focus: Humanitarian Assistance


"Aid and the Islamic State," Crisis Brief (IRIN & HPG, Dec. 2014) [text]

As the UN Launches Its Biggest Ever Humanitarian Appeal, Here Are Five Things the Numbers Tell Us (ODI, Dec. 2014) [text]

Attacks on Humanitarians are Attacks on Humanity (TEDxPlaceDesNations, Jan. 2015) [access]
- TED Talk by Vincent Cochetel.

"Clouds over Charities for Refugees in Islamic Countries," YaleGlobal Online (Dec. 2014) [text]

Review of Natural Catastrophes in 2014: Lower Losses from Weather Extremes and Earthquakes (Munich Re, Jan. 2015) [text via ReliefWeb]
- See also related IRIN news story.

What Has Changed in Humanitarian Responses since the 2004 Tsunami? (ODI, Dec, 2014) [access]

What Trends Will We See in Humanitarian Policy and Practice in 2015? (Policy & Practice Blog, Jan. 2015) [text]

Web resource:

Humanitarian Key Facts (Oxfam) [access]
- "A digest of statistics illustrating the scale and impact of recent crises, and the need for greater assistance and lasting solutions for the millions of people affected."  See also related blog post.

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Humanitarian Assistance (15 Dec. 2014)

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