11 January 2017

Thematic Focus: Humanitarian Assistance


La Acción Humanitaria en 2015-2016: Un Modelo en Crisis (Instituto de Estudios sobre Conflictos y Acción Humanitaria & Médecins Sans Frontières, Dec. 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

Five Myths about Cash Transfers (IRIN, Jan. 2017) [text]

General NGO Guidelines for Overseas Assistance (U.S. Dept. of State, updated Dec. 2016) [text]

"Implementation of Audio-Computer Assisted Self-Interview (ACASI) among Adolescent Girls in Humanitarian Settings: Feasibility, Acceptability, and Lessons Learned," Conflict and Health, 10:32 (Jan. 2017) [open access]

Post World Humanitarian Summit: OCHA Briefing to NGOs, Webinar, 1 Nov. 2016 [info]
- Follow link to access recording and transcript.

The State of the World of Cash: Framework for Action (Cash Learning Partnership, Jan. 2017) [chart via ReliefWeb]

Three Notable Innovations in Humanitarian Aid in 2016 (IRIN, Dec. 2016) [text]

"Using Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment to Trade Off Sourcing Strategies for Humanitarian Relief Items," International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, OnlineFirst, 17 Dec. 2016 [open access]

Welcome to the Global War on Aid (IRIN, Jan. 2017) [text]

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Centre for Humanitarian Data (OCHA) [access]
- "OCHA is establishing a Centre for Humanitarian Data in the Netherlands for an initial three year period, from 2017-2019. The vision is to create a future where all people involved in a humanitarian situation have access to the data they need, when and how they need it, to make responsible and informed decisions." The Centre will be formally launched in The Hague in Oct. 2017.

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Humanitarian Assistance (21 Dec. 2016)

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