Another Humanitarian Crisis in Somalia? Learning from the 2011 Famine

Another-HC-in-Somalia-1
By Daniel Maxwell, Nisar Majid | August 2014

After two reasonably good years of recovery, 2014 appears to be shaping up as a difficult year for Somalia. Donors and agencies are ringing alarm bells about deteriorating conditions. There…

Read More

Looking back to look ahead? Reviewing key lessons from Operation Lifeline Sudan and past humanitarian operations in South Sudan

Looking-back-to-look-ahead-..

This paper reviews large-scale humanitarian operations in South Sudan, focusing on what lessons can be learnt from Operation Lifeline Sudan (OLS). The paper is structured as follows: The first section…

Read More

“It’s Better to Sweat than to Die:” Rural-to-Urban Migration, Northern Karamoja, Uganda

TUFTS_1474_Migration_NKaramoja_Uganda_V4-1

Much of the literature on urbanization focuses on migration to large cities. In contrast, this report traces the process, challenges, and opportunities of rural-urban migration to towns and small cities…

Read More

Lessons Learned from the Somalia Famine and the Greater Horn of Africa Crisis 2011-2012 Desk Review of Literature

Desk-Review-Somalia--GHA-Crisis-2011-2012-1

On July 20, 2011, the UN declared a famine in South Central Somalia, which killed some 260,000 people (Checchi and Robinson 2013). Though Somalia was the worst affected country, the…

Read More

Community-Based Animal Health Workers in the Horn of Africa An Evaluation for the Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance

TUFTS_1423_animal_health_workers_V3online-1

Community-based animal health worker (CAHW) services evolved in east Africa in the late 1980s, especially in more remote pastoralist areas where conventional veterinary services were limited or absent. Although controversial,…

Read More

Search Publications