08 February 2017

Thematic Focus: Humanitarian Assistance

Event & opportunity:

Conference: Changing Humanitarian Action? 31st ALNAP Annual Meeting, Stockholm, 14-15 February 2017 [info]

Course: Master of Arts in Humanitarian Assistance (MAHA), Tufts University [info]
- The application deadline is 28 February 2017.


Humanitarian Engagements (Independent Commission on Multilateralism, Jan. 2017) [text]

"Humanitarians Need to Do Less to Do More," The Guardian, 12 Jan. 2017 [text]

Improving Food Security and Nutrition in Protracted Crises: Guidance to Implement the Framework for Action for Food Security and Nutrition in Protracted Crises (CFS-FFA) (FAO, Jan. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Insecurity: Always an Insurmountable Obstacle?, Emergency Gap Series, no. 05 (MSF, Jan. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

New Year, New You? What the WHS Can Learn from Failed New Year’s Resolutions (ALNAP Blog, Jan. 2017) [text]

Regional Organisation Humanitarian Action Network Conference Paper 2016 (ODI, Feb. 2017) [text]

Synthesis of Key Findings from Inter-Agency Humanitarian Evaluations (IAHEs) of the International Responses to Crises in the Philippines (Typhoon Haiyan), South Sudan and the Central African Republic (OCHA, July 2016) [text via UNHCR]

UN Humanitarian Wing OCHA Lays off 170, Starts Overhaul (IRIN, Jan. 2017) [text]
- Includes link to a "functional review" of OCHA conducted by the Boston Consulting Group.


Interactive Global Assessment Registry (OCHA et al.) [access]
- This "interactive map...allows you to check if assessments have taken place in certain locations, if they are planned or ongoing and if something has already happened in a specific sector. The Interactive Global Assessment Registry is built from assessments uploaded on humanitarianresponse.info by OCHA, the cluster leads and humanitarian partners. You can filter by country, cluster, organization and date. Whenever available, you can download an assessment’s report, questionnaire and/or data."

Redesigning Humanitarian Action: Beyond the Crisis, Session at World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, Davos-Klosters, Switz., 17-20 Jan. 2017 [access]
- Follow link for video.

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Humanitarian Assistance (11 Jan. 2017)

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