13 July 2018

Thematic Focus: Humanitarian Assistance


All In Diary: Essential Guide to Humanitarian Good Practice, 6th ed. (All In Diary, May 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]
- Also available in French and Spanish.

Evaluation of WFP Policies on Humanitarian Principles and Access in Humanitarian Contexts (Global Public Policy Institute, July 2018) [text]

Global Humanitarian Overview 2018: Six Months On (OCHA, June 2018) [text]

Grand Bargain Annual Independent Report 2018 (ODI, June 2018) [access]
- Follow link for executive summary, report and infographic. See also related ODI comment. More info on the Grand Bargain is available via the IASC.

Humanitarian Exchange Magazine, no. 71 (March 2018) [full-text]
- Theme of this issue is "Humanitarian Response in Urban Areas."

"Logos on Aid Supplies: Helpful, Demeaning ... or Dangerous?," NPR, 25 June 2018) [text]

The Long Run to Protection against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (ICVA, June 2018) [text]

Managing Forests in Displacement Settings: Guidance on the Use of Planted and Natural Forests to Supply Forest Products and Build Resilience in Displaced and Host Communities (FAO & UNHCR, June 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

Multi-Purpose Cash and Sectoral Outcomes: a Review of Evidence and Learning (UNHCR, June 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]
- See also case studies on Afghanistan and Greece.

Principles under Pressure: The Impact of Counterterrorism Measures and Preventing/countering Violent Extremism on Principled Humanitarian Action (Norwegian Refugee Council, June 2018) [text]

The Problems with Celebrity Humanitarians (Humanitarian News Research Network, July 2018) [text]

Strengthening of the Coordination of Emergency Humanitarian Assistance of the United Nations:  Report of the Secretary-General, UN Doc. No. A/73/78–E/2018/54 (UN General Assembly & Economic and Social Council, April 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

Web page:

Our Fight against Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment (UNHCR) [access]
- New page which sets out UNHCR's position on sexual misconduct and the actions it has taken to address it. This document elaborates on the agency's strategy.

Related posts:
- News: New Thematic Annual Reports (3 July 2018)
- Thematic Focus: Humanitarian Assistance (8 June 2018)

Tagged Publications and Web Sites/Tools.

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