05 November 2019

Thematic Focus: Humanitarian Assistance


Job announcements: Various positions with UNHCR Geneva [info]
- Follow link for six job listings. Application deadline is 11 November 2019.

Webinar: Beyond Assumptions: How Humanitarians Make Operational Decisions, 18 November 2019 [info]


CrisisInSight: Humanitarian Access Overview (ACAPS, October 2019) [text via ReliefWeb]
- "[A] snapshot of the contexts where humanitarian action faces the biggest constraints."

Denial, Delay, Diversion: Tackling Access Challenges in an Evolving Humanitarian Landscape (Center for Strategic and International Studies, Sept. 2019) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Ethical Considerations for Closing Humanitarian Projects: A Scoping Review," Journal of International Humanitarian Action, 4:17 (Nov. 2019) [open access]

Follow-up: Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in the Aid Sector (UK House of Commons, Oct. 2019) [text]
- See also round-up of articles in The New Humanitarian relating to sexual misconduct.

Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2019 (Development Initiatives, Sept. 2019) [text via ReliefWeb]
- See also related article in The New Humanitarian.

Global Strategy for Sustainable Energy: A UNHCR Strategy 2019-2024 (UNHCR, Oct. 2019) [text]
- See also related press release.

Humanitarian Service Points for Vulnerable Migrants: Summary Brief (IFRC, Nov. 2019?) [text via ReliefWeb]

Leave No One Behind: Time for Specifics on the Sustainable Development Goals (Brookings Institution, Oct. 2019) [free full-text]
- Chapter 5 focuses on refugees and migrants.

Pathways to Localisation: A Framework Towards Locally Led Humanitarian Response in Partnership-based Action (Christian Aid et al., Oct. 2019) [text via ReliefWeb]

Rethinking Capacity and Complementarity for a More Local Humanitarian Action (ODI, Oct. 2019) [text]

"Searching for the Nexus: Priorities, Principles, and Politics," The New Humanitarian, 10 Oct. 2019 [text]
- See also related thought piece on the nexus.

SGBV Response, Risk Mitigation and Prevention in Humanitarian Crises: A Synthesis of Findings from Evaluations of UNHCR Operations 2019 (UNHCR, Sept. 2019) [text]

Unbundled: A Framework for Connecting Safety Nets and Humanitarian Assistance in Refugee Settings (World Bank, Sept. 2019) [text]

Valuing Local Resources in Humanitarian Crises (ODI, Oct. 2019) [text]

Related post:
Thematic Focus: Humanitarian Assistance (25 Sept. 2019)

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