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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 […]

Conflict sensitivity and Food Programming: Do No Harm Pocket Guide

Author: World Vision Summary:The primary goal of this guide is to provide direction to field staff undertaking emergency response to mitigate unintended consequences of relief and development interventions on conflicts. At a more specific level, the guide is designed to meet two broad objectives. First, it aims to assist food programming teams and practitioners working […]

Camp Management Toolkit 2015

Author: European Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO), International Organization for Migration (IOM), Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Publication Date: June 2015 Description:The Camp Management Toolkit has been designed to highlight Camp Management Agencies’ roles and responsibilities for each aspect of camp life. It contains a large amount […]

Webinar 17- Pitfalls for Working with Conflict Sensitivity: Experiences from Working with Host and Refugee Communities in Lebanon and Jordan

Webinar Date & Time: Wednesday, March 14 at 10:00 EST. Click here to view the webinar recording. Webinar Description: Drawing from International Alert’s experience working on conflict sensitivity in Lebanon and Jordan, Ruth Simpson and Ilina Slavova discussed some of the practical challenges, common pitfalls and good practices in integrating conflict sensitivity into humanitarian responses working […]

Webinar 16 – Humanitarian Assistance in Conflict Environments: Resources and Approaches

Webinar Date & Time: Wednesday, February 14 at 10:00 EST. Click here to view the webinar recording. Webinar Description: Wale Osofisan and George Readings from the International Rescue Committee (IRC) shared some of the IRC’s resources and approaches used to design conflict sensitive humanitarian assistance programs. Two Theories of Change pertaining to Safety and Power were presented, as […]

Ethical Decision-Making to Enable Humanitarian Access in High-Risk Environments

Author: Humanitarian Practice Network (HPN), Humanitarian Outcomes, Overseas Development Institute (ODI), Secure Access in Volatile Environments (SAVE) Publication Date: November 2016 Description: This Network Paper seeks to contribute to solutions to an important and vexing problem: how can humanitarian organisations help people caught up in conflicts, when these conflicts make it dangerous for aid workers to operate safely? […]

Counter-Terrorism Laws and Regulations: What Aid Agencies Need to Know

Author: Humanitarian Practice Network (HPN) at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) Publication Date: November 2014 Description: This paper aims to provide a brief primer on counter-terrorism laws and an overview of some of the most salient questions that humanitarian actors are grappling with in planning effective, principled, and lawful operations in high-risk environments. The report […]

Assisting Uncertainty: How Humanitarian Aid can Inadvertently Prolong Civil War

Author: Neil Narang Publication Date: 2014 Description: Humanitarian aid has rapidly emerged as a core component of modern peacebuilding and post-conflict reconstruction. However, some practitioners and policymakers claim that humanitarian assistance may actually prolong conflict. The current debate about the effect of humanitarian aid on conflict under specifies causal mechanisms and takes place largely through case […]

Humanitarian Assistance in Conflict and Complex Emergencies

Author: World Food Programme (WFP) Publication Date: June 2009 Description: The World Food Programme (WFP) convened a two-day conference on Humanitarian Assistance in Conflict and Complex Emergencies in June 2009, inviting United Nations officials, academics, thinkers and practitioners to join senior staff and country directors and consider how WFP can meet the needs of vulnerable communities in the shifting humanitarian […]

Webinar 15: Trauma-Informed Conflict Transformation

Webinar Date and Time: December 20, 2017 at 1:00 EST. Click here to view the webinar recording. Webinar Description: Trauma, and the effects of trauma, have been largely overlooked when addressing long-term conflict. There is increasing evidence that trauma-informed approaches result in greater social, economic and political stability. Angi Yoder-Maina and Belkys López from the […]

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