We believe that evidence-driven, field-based research must play a central role in addressing the suffering found in humanitarian crises, human rights failures, and war. Our work is focused on seven areas of inquiry that we believe are critical to understanding the changing nature of crises.

7 Areas of Research

Humanitarianism and Politics

Humanitarianism and Politics

Humanitarian intervention is an essential safety net for the most vulnerable. However, politics and power always define the context in which humanitarian action takes place.

Nutrition and Food Security

Nutrition and Food Security

Although hunger and malnutrition are back on the global agenda, nutritional risk in marginalized and crisis-affected communities is often overlooked.