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Resilience Measurement Practical Guidance Note Series

Author: USAID Publication Date: 2018 Description: Resilience is a compelling concept for development and humanitarian assistance because it can enhance practitioners’ understanding of the complex dynamics that influence peoples’ ability to prevent and respond to risk. Incorporating resilience analytics into humanitarian and development assistance can enable people, households and communities to sustain positive long-term development […]

Pathways from Peace to Resilience: Evidence from the Greater Horn of Africa on the Links between Conflict Management and Resilience to Food Security Shocks

Author: Mercy Corps Publication Date: October 2015 Description: A better understanding of the links between conflict and resilience in areas facing recurrent humanitarian crises is vital given chronic violence and instability are pervasive in the areas where major investments in resilience are being made. Yet how best to build resilience in conflict contexts remains unclear. […]

Risk-informed Development. From Crisis to Resilience

Authors: ODI; UNDP; Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC) Publication Date: May 2019 Description: This report aims to articulate why being risk-informed is essential for national policy and decision-makers responsible for crafting development objectives and delivering global frameworks, including Agenda 2030, the Paris Agreement, the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, the Sendai Framework, the Grand Bargain and […]

Post-conflict Stabilization, Peacebuilding and Recovery Frameworks

Author: United Nations Publication Date: May 2013 Summary: This module describes the context in which flexible and responsive DDR programmes are designed and implemented as part of a larger strategy to build sustainable recovery and peace. It discusses the political, social, economic, and security dimensions of a post-conflict context in which there are many stakeholders […]

COVID-19 and Conflict Sensitivity

Author: Oxfam Publication Date: April 2020 Summary: Conflict sensitivity is a critical part of Oxfam’s commitment to safe programming, this guide can help staff teams identify and mitigate particular conflict risks as part of the COVID-19 humanitarian response as part of safe programming risk analysis and risk management processes. This guidance needs to be used […]

Gendered Implication of COVID-19 Outbreaks in Development and Humanitarian Settings

Author: CARE Published Date: March 2020 Summary: CARE is deeply concerned about the adverse and disproportionate effects that the COVID-19 pandemic will likely have on women and girls around the world, particularly in the development and humanitarian settings. As the healthcare systems in developed countries are overwhelmed by the spread of novel coronavirus, CARE calls […]

Shared Responsibility, Global Solidarity: Responding to the Socio-economic Impacts of COVID-19

Author: United Nations Publication Date: March 2020 Summary: This report is a call to action, for the immediate health response required to suppress transmission of the virus to end the pandemic; and to tackle the many social and economic dimensions of this crisis. It is, above all, a call to focus on people – women, youth, […]

Applying Humanitarian Standards to Fight COVID-19

Author: Sphere Publication Date: March 2020 Summary: Sphere and the Humanitarian Standards Partnership (HSP) contain standards and guidance which define the minimum response all crisis-affected people have the right to expect. They establish what needs to be in place for affected populations to survive and recover with dignity. Sphere standards are directly relevant for a public […]

Coronavirus and Aid: What We’re Watching

Author: The New Humanitarian Publication Date: April 2020 Summary: The New Humanitarian is collecting updates about how the coronavirus is hitting emergency responses in vulnerable communities – from refugee camps and disaster displacement sites, to border crossings and conflict zones. To access this resource, please click here: “Coronavirus and Aid: What We’re Watching“

Local Peacebuilding: What Works and Why

Author: Alliance for Peace (AfP)  Publication Date: July 2019 Summary: This report, a joint collaboration between Peace Direct and the Alliance for Peacebuilding, aims to address one of the questions we often hear from policymakers and donors around the effectiveness of local peacebuilding efforts. If concerns about the effectiveness of local efforts are one of […]

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