17 October 2017

Thematic Focus: Humanitarian Assistance


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"Applying Social Enterprise to Refugee Settings," Stanford Social Innovation Review, 20 Sept. 2017 [text]

"Emergent Groups and Spontaneous Volunteers in Urban Disaster Response," Environment and Urbanization, vol. 29, no. 2 (2017) [open access]

A Glimpse into the Future: The Humanitarian System (World Economic Forum Blog, Sept. 2017) [access]
- Follow link for video.

Humanitarian Response Planning: Quick Guide (Protection Cluster, Sept. 2017) [text]

Implications of Refugee Settlements on the Natural Environment and on Refugee and Host Community Resilience - Case Studies: Lebanon and Cameroon (Groupe URD, Aug. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

The New Way of Working Examined: An ICVA Briefing Paper (ICVA, Oct. 2017) [text]

"Now is the Time to Deliver: Looking for Humanitarian Innovation’s Theory of Change," Journal of International Humanitarian Action, 2:8 (Sept. 2017) [open access]

Six Major Humanitarian Challenges Confronting the UN General Assembly (IRIN, Sept. 2017) [text]

Sustainable Settlements: Maximising the Social, Environmental and Economic Gains in Humanitarian Displacement Settings (Norwegian Refugee Council, Oct. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]
- "A catalogue of evaluated appropriate technologies and a framework for gradual improvement and increased efficiency."

"Towards a Development Approach to Displacement," Forced Migration Review, no. 56 (Oct. 2017) [open access]

Transforming Change: How Change Really Happens and What We Can Do about It (ALNAP, Sept. 2017) [text]

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