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Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
WORLD HUMANITARIAN DATA 2018

World Humanitarian Data and Trends 2018

Series:
World Humanitarian Data and Trends
18 Jan 2019
This publication 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 infographics to display trend analyses that show how the hu...
WORLD HUMANITARIAN DATA 2017

World Humanitarian Data and Trends 2017

Series:
World Humanitarian Data and Trends
6 Feb 2018
This publication highlights major trends in the nature of humanitarian crises, their underlying causes and drivers, and the actors that participate in prevention, response and recovery. Beyond providing statistics, the report uses infographics to display trend analyses that show how the humanitar...
BREAKING THE IMPASSE: REDUCING PRO

Breaking the Impasse

Reducing Protracted Internal Displacement as a Collective Outcome

Series:
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

Series:
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...
LEAVING NO ONE BEHIND

Leaving No One Behind

Humanitarian Effectiveness in the Age of the Sustainable Development Goals

Series:
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 2015

World Humanitarian Data and Trends 2015

Series:
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 ...
WORLD HUMANITARIAN DATA 2014

World Humanitarian Data and Trends 2014

Series:
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

Series:
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...
PROTECTING CIVILIANS CONTEXT

Protecting Civilians in the Context of UN Peacekeeping Operations

Successes, Setbacks and Remaining Challenges

23 Sep 2010
Since 1999, an increasing number of United Nations peacekeeping missions have been expressly mandated to protect civilians. However, they continue to struggle to turn that ambition into reality on the ground. This independent study examines the drafting, interpretation, and implementation of such...
MUJERES NINAS NINOS Y HOMBRES

Mujeres, Niñas, Niños y Hombres

Igualdad de Oportunidades para Necesidades Diferentes

13 Jun 2008
Este manual proporciona orientación concreta y práctica para identificar y atender las necesidades y situaciones diferentes de mujeres, niñas, niños y hombres; en otras palabras, para ser sensibles ante las cuestiones de género en crisis humanitarias. No se trata de sumar nuevas tareas o responsa...
FEMMES FILLES GARCONS ET HOMMES

Femmes, filles, garçons et hommes

des besoins différents, des chances égales

13 Jun 2008
Ce guide vise à conseiller les acteurs sur le terrain en matière d'analyse comparative entre les sexes, de planification et de prise de décisions, pour que les différences entre les sexes soient prises en compte dans tous les aspects de l'action humanitaire afin de tenir compte des besoins, des a...
TOMORROW

Tomorrow's Crises Today

The Humanitarian Impact of Urbanisation

20 Dec 2007
Tomorrow’s Crises Today : The Humanitarian Impact of Urbanization explores the effect of living in today's cities has on the millions of people who already live in metropolises, and those who are daily being drawn into them from the countryside - by the millions. Using 10 cities from around the w...
WOMEN GIRLS BOYS & MEN

Women, Girls, Boys and Men

Different Needs - Equal Opportunities

16 Nov 2007
The target audience for this Handbook is field practitioners responding to humanitarian emergencies that result from conflict or natural hazards. Humanitarian Coordinators and others in leadership positions will also benefit from this tool as it provides guidance on how to analyse the situation f...
SHAME OF WAR SEXUAL VIOLENCE AGAI

Shame of War, The

Sexual Violence against Women and Girls in Conflict

4 May 2007
This reference book and photo essay examines the scope and nature of the sexual violence women suffer when men go to war and looks at the different ways the international community is addressing it. Above all, the aim of this book is to inform, to shock and to join the voices saying Enough!” The ...
BROKEN BODIES BROKEN DREAMS

Broken Bodies, Broken Dreams

Violence Against Women Exposed

14 Jul 2006
Violence against women is a pandemic, one that transcends the bounds of geography, race, culture, class and religion. It touches virtually every community, in virtually every corner of the globe. Too often sanctified by custom and reinforced by institutions, it thrives on widespread impunity for ...
HUMANITARIAN DECADE CHALLENGE

Humanitarian Decade, The

Challenges for Humanitarian Assistance in the Last Decade and into the Future

3 May 2004
This two volume set reviews the work of the United Nations in the area of humanitarian assistance on the Tenth anniversary of resolution 46/182. The first volume discusses the guiding principles of the resolution, recent changes to the global political and humanitarian agenda, more efficient ways...
NO REFUGE THE CHALLENGE OF INTERN

No Refuge

The Challenge of Internal Displacements

12 Sep 2003
This publication offers a guide for effective policy planning on issues of internal displacement and, at the same time, presents a vivid picture of the traumas faced by internally displaced people. It uses sophisticated analyses and descriptive case studies, which include Angola, Iraq, Colombia, ...
USOI LANDSLIDE DAM & LAKE SAREZ

USOI Landslide Dam and Lake Sarez

An Assessment of Hazard and Risk in the Pamir Mountains, Tajikistan

Series:
ISDR Prevention Series
11 Oct 2000