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BREAKING THE IMPASSE: REDUCING PRO

Breaking the Impasse

Reducing Protracted Internal Displacement as a Collective Outcome

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OCHA Policy and Studies Series
9 Sep 2017
The global number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) has reached an all-time high, as an increasing number of IDPs remain displaced for years or even decades. Tens of millions of IDPs are dependent on humanitarian assistance or live far below the poverty line in substandard housing without se...
WORLD HUMANITARIAN DATA 2016

World Humanitarian Data and Trends 2016

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World Humanitarian Data and Trends
3 Mar 2017
World Humanitarian Data and Trends is an annual OCHA publication, which highlights major trends in the nature of humanitarian crises, their underlying causes and drivers, and the actors that participate in crises prevention, response and recovery. Beyond providing statistics, the report uses info...
WORLD HUMANITARIAN DATA 2015

World Humanitarian Data and Trends 2015

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World Humanitarian Data and Trends
2 Feb 2016
This publication highlights major trends in the nature of humanitarian crises, their causes and drivers, and participation in crisis prevention, response and recovery. Beyond providing statistics, the trend analysis shows how the humanitarian landscape is evolving and how the humanitarian system ...
LEAVING NO ONE BEHIND

Leaving No One Behind

Humanitarian Effectiveness in the Age of the Sustainable Development Goals

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OCHA Policy and Studies Series
18 Dec 2015
This study explores elements critical to effective humanitarian assistance and protection. It details global trends that shape humanitarian needs, risks and response expectations. It situates the study in the context of concurrent global agendas and recent trends in the dialogue on humanitarian ...
WORLD HUMANITARIAN DATA 2014

World Humanitarian Data and Trends 2014

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World Humanitarian Data and Trends
15 Jan 2015
This publication presents global and country-level data and trend analysis relevant to humanitarian assistance. Its purpose is to bring this information together in one place and present it in an accessible way. It is intended to establish a common baseline of humanitarian data that allow for...
SAVING LIVES TODAY & TOMORROW

Saving Lives Today and Tomorrow

Managing the Risk of Humanitarian Crises

27 May 2014
The premise of this report is that most humanitarian crises are to some extent predictable and preventable. With new and old risks increasing the pressure on the international humanitarian system, it looks at ways in which the system can be improved and transformed to better anticipate, prevent a...
WORLD HUMANITARIAN DATA 2013

World Humanitarian Data and Trends 2013

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World Humanitarian Data and Trends
15 Dec 2013
This publication presents global and country-level data and trend analysis relevant to humanitarian assistance. Its purpose is to bring this information together in one place and present it in an accessible way. It is intended to establish a common baseline of humanitarian data that allow for...
HUMANITAR IN THE NETWORK AGE

Humanitarianism in the Network Age - OCHA Policy and Studies Series

Including World Humanitarian Data and Trends 2012

1 Aug 2013
This publication explores how new ways of interacting are bringing people in need closer to people who can help. In rich and poor countries, people are connecting through technology at an accelerating pace. The report imagines how a world of increasingly informed, connected and self-reliant commu...
SAFETY SECURITY NATL HUMANITAR

Safety and Security for National Humanitarian Aid Workers (Annex I to

To Stay and Deliver - Good Practice for Humanitarians in Complex Security Environments)

3 Nov 2011
National aid workers constitute the majority of aid staff in the field — upwards of 90 per cent for most international NGOs — and undertake the bulk of the work in assisting people in need. Although the statistics show that international (expatriate) aid workers have a higher per capita rate as v...
TO STAY & DELIVER GOOD PRACT

To Stay and Deliver

Good Practice for Humanitarians in Complex Security Environments

16 Sep 2011
Providing humanitarian assistance amid conflict is a dangerous and difficult endeavour. Over the past decade, violent attacks against aid workers — resulting in killing, kidnapping and serious injury — have tripled, reaching over 100 assaults per year. From 2005 onwards, the largest numbers of se...