03 November 2016

Thematic Focus: Humanitarian Assistance

"The 2016 World Humanitarian Summit Report Card: Both Failing Marks and Substantive Gains for an Increasingly Globalized Humanitarian Landscape," PLOS Currents Disasters, Edition 1 (Aug. 2016) [open access]

"Improving the Use of History by the International Humanitarian Sector," Journal European Review of History, vol. 23, nos. 1-2 (2016) [open access]

Inter-Agency Standing Committee Policy on Protection in Humanitarian Action (IASC, Oct. 2016) [text]

Management of Dead Bodies after Disasters: A Field Manual for First Responders, 2nd ed. (PAHO et al., Oct. 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

Policy on Cash-Based Interventions (UNHCR, Oct. 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

Using Evidence in Humanitarian Resource Allocation, Webinar, 7 Oct. 2016 [access]
- Follow link for video and podcast.

Working with Refugees Engaged in Sex Work: A Guidance Note for Humanitarians (Women' Refugee Commission, Oct. 2016) [text]

A new resource to watch for:

Encyclopedia of Humanitarian Action (CERAH Geneve) [info]
- "[A] new project offering a conceptual framework for humanitarian action, and providing a dynamic platform for national and international practitioners, community leaders, policy makers and academics to reflect on humanitarian concepts and practice for the 21st century." Note: This will be an open access resource when it becomes available.

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Humanitarian Assistance (12 Oct. 2016)

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