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Household Resilience During Conflict: Qualitative Comparative Analysis for the Case of Syria

By Kimberly Howe, Tyson Patros | June 2020

This paper contributes to the dialogue on methodological options by exploring the utility of applying Qualitative Comparative Analysis using fuzzy sets (fsQCA) for understanding complex causality and the conditions that support resilience in humanitarian contexts.

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Briefing Paper: The Politics of Information and Analysis in Famines and Extreme Emergencies: Synthesis of Findings from Six Case Studies

By Daniel Maxwell, Peter Hailey | June 2020

This is a brief on the full report of the study that synthesized findings from six different country case studies, noting influences on data collection and analysis processes during emergencies.

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Briefing Paper: Famine, the Coronavirus, and the Politics of Information and Analysis

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This brief lays out lessons from our study of famine information systems and considers how they may be applicable to the coronavirus pandemic response.

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The Politics of Information and Analysis in Famines and Extreme Emergencies: Synthesis of Findings from Six Case Studies

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By Daniel Maxwell, Peter Hailey | May 2020

This study synthesized findings from six different country case studies, noting influences on data collection and analysis processes during emergencies.

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Anchored in Local Reality: Case Studies on Local Humanitarian Action from Haiti, Colombia, and Iraq

This study reviews fundamental questions about the humanitarian localization discussion in three contexts: a region of Haiti recovering from a hurricane, displacement and political crisis in Iraqi Kurdistan, and the pressures of migration, conflict, and climate change in Colombia.

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