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Why migrants need to be factored into responses to unexpected crises

No country is immune from unexpected crises, such as sudden breakouts of violence, war, or natural disasters...

Migration Humanitarian assistance
Presentation
Fragile Development 2015-2030: Understanding how insecurity and poor governance will affect sustainable development

On 19th June UNU-WIDER Non-Resident Research Fellow Roger Williamson, participated in a panel entitled “Fragile Development 2015-2030: Understanding how insecurity and poor governance will affect sustainable development”. The panel was...

19 June 2015
Guoman Tower Hotel, St Katharine's Way, London, United Kingdom
Past event
Blog
Sexual Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo
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Malokele Nanivazo Sexual violence crime (SV) in wartime is not a new phenomenon. Mass rapes have occurred in armed conflicts in Rwanda, Kosovo, Yugoslavia, Sierra Leone, and Liberia, to give just a few examples...

Crime Education Humanitarian assistance
Blog
'La tè tranble nan peyi d'Ayiti': The Earth Trembles in Haiti
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Evans Jadotte On Tuesday January 12 2010, a 7.0 Richter scale earthquake, off the coast of Haiti destroyed its capital Port-au-Prince. It also razed the cities of Léogane, Petit-Goâve, Grand-Goâve, Jacmel, and Les Cayes...

Humanitarian assistance International agencies Natural disasters
Book Chapter
Vulnerability to Hunger: Responding to Food Crises in Fragile States

From the book: Vulnerability in Developing Countries

Food security Humanitarian assistance Institutional economics
Working Paper
Assessing Vulnerability Before, During and After a Natural Disaster in Fragile Regions: Case Study of the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami in Sri Lanka and Indonesia

Current approaches of measuring vulnerability to natural hazards generally use a rather static perspective that focuses on a single point in time—often before a hazardous event occurs...

Humanitarian assistance Natural disasters Measurement (Poverty)
Working Paper
Vulnerability to Hunger: Improving Food Crisis Responses in Fragile States

The paper examines the imperative for improved classification and analysis of food crises in different fragile contexts...

Food security Humanitarian assistance Institutional economics
Book Chapter
Entitlement Failure from a Food Quality Perspective: The Life and Death Role of Vitamins and Minerals in Humanitarian Crises

From the book: Food Insecurity, Vulnerability and Human Rights Failure

Food security Food supply Humanitarian assistance
Working Paper
Entitlement Failure from a Food Quality Perspective: The Life and Death Role of Vitamins and Minerals in Humanitarian Crises

The substantive role that vitamin and mineral deficiencies play in shaping crisis-related morbidity and mortality was not widely understood when Amartya Sen elaborated his arguments about moral rights of the hungry, entitlements, and public action...

Food security Food supply Humanitarian assistance
Book Chapter
Reconstruction, Reform, and State Capacity in Guinea-Bissau

From the book: From Conflict to Recovery in Africa

Conflict management Debts, Public Economic assistance and foreign aid
Book
The Prevention of Humanitarian Emergencies

Since the end of the cold war, civil wars and state violence have escalated, resulting in thousands of deaths. This book provides a toolbox for donors, international agencies, and developing countries to prevent humanitarian emergencies...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Humanitarian assistance Institutional economics
Book Chapter
Preventing Humanitarian Emergencies: Asking the Questions

From the book: The Prevention of Humanitarian Emergencies

Humanitarian assistance Institutional economics
Book Chapter
The Political Economy of Preventing Humanitarian Emergencies

From the book: The Prevention of Humanitarian Emergencies

Humanitarian assistance Institutional economics World politics
Book Chapter
Preventing Humanitarian Emergencies: Human Security and Strategic Action

From the book: The Prevention of Humanitarian Emergencies

Food security Humanitarian assistance National security
Book Chapter
Donor Governments

From the book: The Prevention of Humanitarian Emergencies

Economic assistance and foreign aid Humanitarian assistance International relations
Book Chapter
Transnational Nongovernmental Organizations

From the book: The Prevention of Humanitarian Emergencies

Humanitarian assistance Nonprofit organizations
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