27 March 2015

Thematic Focus: Humanitarian Assistance


An Act of Faith: Humanitarian Financing and Zakat (Global Humanitarian Assistance, March 2015) [text]

Cautious Welcome for New OCHA Chief (IRIN, March 2015) [text]

Helpdesk Research Report: Relationship between Humanitarian and Development Aid (GSDRC, Feb. 2015) [text via ReliefWeb]

Humanitarianism and Return: Compromising Protection?, Policy Brief, no. 03/2015 (PRIO, March 2015) [text]

Making Development Work for Humanitarian Response – and Vice Versa (WhyDev, March 2015) [text]

NGO Perspective on Humanitarian Response in Level 3 Crises (ICVA, Jan. 2015) [text]
- See also this IRC blog post that discusses what a Level 3 crisis designation means.

Partnership: From Principles to Practice - Considering Partnerships in Preparation for the World Humanitarian Summit, 2015 ICVA Annual Conference, Geneva, 9 March 2015 [access]
- Follow link for program, concept, note, background paper, a presentation, and photos.

Turkey as a Humanitarian Actor: The Critical Cases of Somalia and Syria (Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre, March 2015) [text via ReliefWeb]

Web site:

Acting, Fast and Slow Blog (International Rescue Committee) [access]
- This blog offers "critical insights into humanitarian action and development. Inspired by Daniel Kahneman's notion of Thinking, Fast & Slow, IRC and invited experts will analyze the effectiveness of aid delivery and explore the tension between acting immediately to address pressing problems and acting slowly to build an evidence base."

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Humanitarian Assistance (6 March 2015)

Tagged Publications and Web Sites/Tools.

No comments: