The Road to Resilience A Scoping Study for the Taadoud Transition to Development Project

The Road to Resilience
By Merry Fitzpatrick, Helen Young | March 2016

This scoping study explores the resilience strategies of households in multiple livelihood systems by describing how households in Darfur have coped with conflict and other shocks over the past fifteen…

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The Somalia Famine of 2011-2012

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The Somalia famine of 2011 was the first instance of actual famine in nearly a decade, and to date the worst famine of the 21st Century. In retrospect the disaster…

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The Return to Violence in South Sudan

SSudan-violence
By Daniel Maxwell, Phoebe Donnelly | February 2016

South Sudan became the world’s newest country in July 2011, but internal political struggles resulted in renewed violent conflict in December 2013, affecting nearly half the country’s population and displacing some…

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Cash Transfer Programming for Syrian Refugees Lessons Learned on Vulnerability, Targeting, and Protection from the Danish Refugee Council's E-Voucher Intervention in Southern Turkey

Cash Transfer Programming for Syrian Refugees
By Paula Armstrong, Karen Jacobsen | February 2016

This report provides lessons for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC), other humanitarian organizations, and funders striving to optimize cash transfer programs (CTP) in humanitarian contexts. Through an examination of the…

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Sweden’s Feminist Foreign Policy: Implications for Humanitarian Response

a cooperative medical engagement in Logar province, Afghanistan
By Dyan Mazurana, Daniel Maxwell | February 2016

This policy brief presents the implications of Sweden’s feminist foreign policy for the people they strive to assist, Sweden’s own humanitarian policy and operations, and more broadly the whole humanitarian…

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