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The Next Frontier for Disaster Risk Reduction: Tackling Disasters in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Contexts

Author: Overseas Development Institute (ODI) Publication Date: October 2017 Summary: ODI research has tried to better understand the relationship between disasters and conflict, to consolidate what is known about those affected by disasters who also happen to live in fragile or conflict-affected contexts in this report. To access this resource, please click here: “The Next […]

When Disasters and Conflicts Arise: Improving Links Between Disaster Resilience and Conflict Prevention

Author: Overseas Development Institute, Department for International Development (DFID) Publication Date: February 2013 Summary:This study assesses the evidence base for how natural disasters3 affect conflict, how conflict affects natural disasters, and how people living in complex environments are affected by multiple risks. We also consider what can be learned from current practices to improve conflict […]

Disaster-Conflict Interface: Comparative Experiences

Author: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP): Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery Publication Date: 2011 Summary: UNDP’s Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery (BCPR) initiated this study with a strong empirical focus on exploring the interface between conflicts and disasters. Disaster-conflict interface contexts are defined as those settings where disasters (risks, events and recovery) have […]

The Relationships Between Food Security and Violent Conflicts: The Case of Colombia

Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Publication Date: December 2017 Summary: The relationships between food security and violent conflicts are conditioned, mediated and influenced by the specific context in which they take place. In the case of Colombia, the main mechanism whereby the armed conflict has had a negative effect on […]

The Relationships Between Food Security and Violent Conflicts: The Case of El Salvador

Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Publication Date: October 2017 Summary: El Salvador is a peculiar case in that over three decades it has faced two different types of violence consecutively (the civil war and widespread post-war violence), which have had different impacts on food security. The Civil War had a […]

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2017: Building Resilience for Peace and Food Security

Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), World Food Programme (WFP), World Health Organization (WHO) Publication Date: 2017 Summary: This year’s edition of The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World marks the beginning of a new era in […]

Food Security, Sustaining Peace and Gender Equality: Conceptual Framework and Future Directions

Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Publication Date: 2017 Summary: The main objective of this study is to generate knowledge and make meaningful, evidence-based and actionable recommendations to governments and other stakeholders, particularly international organizations and FAO staff, on the nexus between supporting food and nutrition security, building peace and stability, […]

Conflict, Migration and Food Security: The Role of Agriculture and Rural Development

Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Publication Date: 2017 Description: Protracted conflicts around the world have been a main cause of a rise in global hunger in recent years. How conflict creates food insecurity, and when conflict and food insecurity drive people to abandon their […]

Left Behind: How the World is Failing Women and Girls on Refugee Family Reunion

Author: Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere (CARE), The Melissa Network Publication Date: December 2017 Description: In the aftermath of the Second World War, governments negotiated the UN Refugee Convention to provide a framework to define the protection offered to forcibly displaced people. The legal protections provided, or not provided, to refugees also have gendered implications […]

Men and Boys in Displacement: Assistance and Protection Challenges for Unaccompanied Boys and Men in Refugee Contexts
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Author: Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere (CARE) and Promundo Publication Date: December 2017 Description: This report focuses on the situation in Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan, and Greece by aiming to provide a better understanding of the gendered impact of the refugee crisis on unaccompanied adolescent boys, aged 13 to 17, and men single or living […]

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