March 2018Dan Maxwell cited in IRIN article on declaring famine in South Sudan

IRIN contributor, Stephanie Glinski, writes in depth on the situation in South Sudan to provide a look at the steps involved in declaring and hopefully averting famine. In her piece,…

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March 2018Andy Catley’s paper on resilience in pastoral areas reviewed by STEPS Centre

In a recent blog post, Ian Scoones discusses Andy Catley’s recent report, “Pathways to Resilience in Pastoral Areas: A Synthesis of Research in the Horn of Africa.” The post explores…

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February 2018Dan Maxwell and Peter Hailey Commentary: Evidence, Analysis, and the Politics of Declaring Famine

By Daniel Maxwell and Peter Hailey The international community now has a working definition of famine that enables real-time analysis and declaration of famines. The technical definition is based on…

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February 2018Roxanne Krystalli participates in launch of Disaster’s special issue on gender

On February 13, 2018, Roxanne Krystalli participated in the launch of the special issue of Disasters journal, dedicated to gender, conflict, and humanitarian action. The event took place at Overseas…

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February 2018Charles Simpson discusses competing imperatives on the Syria-Jordan border in FMR

Charles Simpson published an article in Forced Migration Review (FMR)’s special issue, which marks the 7th anniversary of the Syrian conflict. Charles’ article, “Competing security and humanitarian imperatives in the…

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