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- DocumentOxford Policy Management, 2017The African Risk Capacity is an index-based weather insurance pool established by the African Union to strengthen disaster risk management (DRM) capacity among African Union countries.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2017This Resilience Scan summarises writing and debates in the field of resilience during the third quarter of 2017. It comprises an 'expert view' on coastal resilience, an analysis of Twitter discussions from the past six months, and summaries of high-impact grey literature and academic journal articles.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017There are various risks – notably theft, diversion, corruption, security, targeting, misuse by beneficiaries, inflationary effects - associated with cash transfer programmes in fragile contexts. However, the literature indicates that – while different - these are not any greater than those associated with other forms of aid, e.g. vouchers or in-kind goods, and could even be less.DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2016As the global development landscape continues to evolve, new and emerging actors – countries transitioning from being aid recipients to aid providers – are becoming increasingly visible on the global scene.Document
The impact of food assistance on pastoralist livelihoods in humanitarian crises: an evidence synthesis protocolOxfam, 2016This protocol outlines plans for conducting an evidence synthesis on the impact of food aid on pastDocument
Collective site management and coordination – a case study of Solidarités International in North Lebanon governorateSolidarités International, 2016Since 2013, SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL (SI) provides humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees in North Lebanon governorate in the sectors of WASH, shelter, livelihood and outreach.Document
Social media as instrument of global mobilisation: a textual analysis of the 'bring back our girls' campaign2015The abduction of over 200 female students from Chibok in April, 2014, by the outlawed Boko Haram insurgents attracted global condemnation which went viral on social media.DocumentChatham House [Royal Institute of International Affairs], UK, 2015Displacement of people as a result of conflict is not a new phenomenon – but today it represents an unprecedented global challenge. The gap between the needs of growing numbers of displaced people and the resources and political will to meet their needs is widening.DocumentRefugee Studies Centre, Oxford, 2014This policy note provides an executive summary of an accompanying policy briefing which considers the response of European countries to the refugee crisis in the Syrian region.