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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 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 […]

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

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 […]

Bringing the New York Declaration to Life – Applying the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework (CRRF)
February 27, 2018
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Author: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Publication Date: June 2017 Description: The New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants (New York Declaration), which was adopted unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly on 19 September 2016, is aimed at improving the way in which the international community responds to large movements of refugees […]

A Review Protocol of Methods and Specific Tools Used to Target the Most At-Need Individuals and/or Communities in Urban Crises
February 27, 2018
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Author: UK AID, University of New South Wales, Stanford Medicine, Tufts University, Oxfam Description: In the past 30 years the urban environment has greatly expanded and there has been an increase in humanitarian disasters occurring in urban settings. These developments have resulted in a focused humanitarian effort to understand and address the particularities of urban […]

University Engagement Toolkit: How Campuses are Helping Refugees
February 27, 2018
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Author: United States Department of State Publication Date: 2016 Description:The U.S. Department of State enjoys a unique vantage point on the countless efforts undertaken by individuals and organizations to address the global refugee crisis.  The purpose of this Toolkit is to share some of the powerful examples with students, professors, and university administrators who want […]

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 […]

UNHCR Refugee Coordination Model
February 27, 2018
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Author: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Description:The purpose of this document is to explain UNHCR’s refugee response coordination model and the interface with broader humanitarian coordination structures and the IASC cluster system. It draws on current UNHCR practice and the Transformative Agenda’s focus on leadership, accountability and coordination, while seeking to ensure complementarity […]

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 […]

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