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Annual Report 2012-2013
Annual Report 2012-2013
By Feinstein Center | November 2013

We are pleased to provide you the latest Feinstein International Center Annual Report, covering the academic year 2012-13. The report provides summaries of all the current research programs and our…

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Disaster Risk Reduction and Livelihoods
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By Feinstein Center | September 2013

According to the Hyogo Framework for Action, disasters affect over 200 million people annually, causing significant loss of lives, forced migration, and disruption of livelihoods and institutions. The trend over…

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Urban Profiling of Refugee Situations in Delhi Refugees from Myanmar, Afghanistan and Somalia and their Indian Neighbours: A Comparative Study
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By JIPS, UNHCR, Feinstein Center | September 2013

India is host to refugees from all its neighboring countries, and in addition, in New Delhi, UNHCR assists over 24,000 urban refugees and asylum-seekers originating from Myanmar and non-neighboring countries…

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Refugee Livelihoods in Urban Areas: Case Study Israel
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By Feinstein Center | October 2012

Refugees in urban areas face a specific set of livelihoods problems, and in recent years many aid agencies have begun to try to address these problems by supporting refugees through…

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Refugee Livelihoods in Urban Areas: Case Study Ecuador
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By Feinstein Center | October 2012

Refugees in urban areas face a specific set of livelihoods problems, and in recent years many aid agencies have begun to try to address these problems by supporting refugees through…

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Refugee Livelihoods in Urban Areas: Case Study Egypt
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By Feinstein Center | October 2012

Refugees in urban areas face a specific set of livelihoods problems, and in recent years many aid agencies have begun to try to address these problems by supporting refugees through…

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Refugee Livelihoods in Urban Areas: Identifying Program Opportunities Recommendations for programming and advocacy
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By Feinstein Center | October 2012

Refugees in urban areas face a specific set of livelihoods problems, and in recent years many aid agencies have begun to try to address these problems by supporting refugees through…

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Annual Report 2011-2012
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By Feinstein Center | September 2012

This report covers the first year of our new three year strategy with its focus on seven critical areas of research. We now have active research ongoing in 16 countries…

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Strategic Three-Year Plan Three Year Plan: January 2012 to December 2015
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By Feinstein Center | January 2012

Our research on humanitarianism and politics spans the past two decades. Our work constitutes a unique compilation on the functioning of the humanitarian enterprise. Over the past five years we have researched local perceptions of the work of humanitarian agencies in 13 country studies, the findings of which provided material for policy papers, reports, and academic outputs on humanitarianism in the age of globalization and counter-terrorism.

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Three Year Plan 2012-2015
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By Feinstein Center | January 2012

Since our founding in 1997, the Feinstein International Center has broadened into a multidisciplinary institution focused on providing the understanding, teaching, and evidence needed to drive positive change in policies…

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Annual Report 2010-2011
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By Feinstein Center | September 2011

The Center’s scope of work has expanded in 2010–11 while staying focused on the subject matter of marginal communities and crisis. We now have active research ongoing in 14 countries…

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Examining Linkages between Disaster Risk Reduction and Livelihoods Literature Review
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By Feinstein Center | February 2011

In the disaster context emphasis has been generally placed on the initial humanitarian and emergency response. However, recently there has been an increasing recognition of the importance and value of…

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Annual Report: July 2009 to June 2010
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By Feinstein Center | September 2010

The Center’s scope of work has expanded in 2009-10 while staying focused on the subject matter of marginal communities and crisis. We now have active research ongoing in 14 countries…

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Impact Assessment of Small-Scale Pump Irrigation in the Somali Region of Ethiopia
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By Feinstein Center | September 2010

Gode zone in the Somali National Regional State of Ethiopia is a remote area in the east of the country, characterized by marked under‐development and frequent humanitarian crises. In addition,…

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Humanitarian Horizons: A Practitioners’ Guide to the Future
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By Feinstein Center | January 2010

This Practitioners’ Guide to the Future serves as the culmination of the Humanitarian Horizons project, commissioned by the members of the Inter-Agency Working Group and implemented jointly by the Feinstein…

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Feinstein Research Projects

Developing A Profiling Methodology for Displaced People in Urban Areas
By Feinstein Center | September 2013

Our methodology will help aid agencies better explore the livelihood issues confronting displaced people vis-à-vis non-displaced locals in urban settings.

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Refugee Livelihoods in Urban Areas: Identifying Program Opportunities
By Feinstein Center | September 2013

For refugees in urban areas, there is little evidence about which humanitarian programs work, what livelihoods initiatives refugees undertake themselves, and where opportunities for programming interventions lie. Our research seeks to address this knowledge gap.

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Humanitarianism and Politics: Briefing Note Series
By Feinstein Center | September 2013

Building on earlier work in Afghanistan and our briefing note on “Humanitarianism Unraveled?” published in mid- 2010, we have issued similar briefing notes on the relationship between humanitarian action and politics in Sri Lanka, Darfur, Pakistan, and Somalia.

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Professionalizing the Humanitarian Aid Sector
By Feinstein Center | September 2013

With ELRHA we are building a global network of study hubs, one on each continent, which will help develop a set of core competencies for aid workers and from that a system for delivering those competencies through training and apprenticeship in order to establish a global mechanism for certifying the competency of aid workers.

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