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Discussion Informed by Recurrent Lessons from a Systematic Review on Targeting Practices in Urban Humanitarian Crises

Introduction: Urbanization has challenged many humanitarian practices given the complexity of cities. Urban humanitarian crises have similarly made identifying vulnerable populations difficult. As humanitarians respond to cities with chronic deficiencies in basic needs stressed by a crisis,...

Oct 2017
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  • Dismantling the LRA (2012-Present)

    At least 12 senior commanders have defected or been killed since 2012. In late 2014, senior LRA commander Dominic Ongwen surrendered to AU-RTF forces in the CAR. In 2015, only approximately 150 male combatants remain as the core of the LRA, excluding the ever-changing number of...

    Displacement & Destruction: Analysis of Idlib, Syria 2017-2020

    As the Syrian civil war enters its tenth year on  March 15, the Signal Program on Human Security and Technology conducted satellite imagery analysis to capture the rapid expansion of displaced people’s camps and the widespread impact of aerial bombardment in Idlib, Syria. This work was...

    Mar 2020
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  • Diversity and Inclusion

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    Doreen Koretz
    Dr. Patrick Kroker
    DRR, Inc.: Can the Private Sector Revive Resilience?

    As the planet warms, the vulnerability of communities in less developed countries rises. According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), in 2008, 20 million people were displaced by climate-related sudden onset disasters. Additionally, as AlertNet reports, in 2011, floods...

    Oct 2012
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  • During the time we were running from the LRA at home

    During the time we were running from the LRA at home the government did not come in to support us. It only happened when our sons grew annoyed and felt they could not just see their people get finished completely by the LRA. So they formed armed groups to defend the communities from...

    During the time we were running from the LRA at home

    During the time we were running from the LRA at home the government did not come in to support us. It only happened when our sons grew annoyed and felt they could not just see their people get finished completely by the LRA. So they formed armed groups to defend the communities from...

    During those times that the situation was bad

    During those times that the situation was bad and in the times that we started seeing the rebels, we stopped sleeping in the huts. We would cook food very fast and run to hide in the bushes. We were doing this every other day whether we hear about them or not. The next day, when you get...

    Early Recovery and the Transition of Relief to Development Link
    Earthquake Aftermath
    ECHO on the ground after Haiyan
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    Economics and Violent Conflict

    This essay reviews recent research on the relationships between economies and violent conflict. The type of economic policies that governments choose plays a significant role in determining the likelihood of conflict. Policies that induce conflict may result from deliberate decisions to weaken...

    Feb 2003
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