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Urban: GBI and Mobility in Cities
Urban: City Fragility and Resilience Framework
Urban Humanitarian Response and Protection

It is estimated that half of the world’s population currently resides in urban areas, and this number is expected to rise to 5 billion by 2030, with the largest cities emerging in Africa and Asia. Rapid urbanization has led to increased density, overcrowding, and strain on local...

Sep 2014
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  • Urban Humanitarian Emergencies Course: Topics Covered in the 2014 Course
    Urban Humanitarian Emergencies Course: Registration Information
    Urban Humanitarian Emergencies Course: Overview
    Urban Humanitarian Emergencies Course: Intro
    Urban Humanitarian Emergencies Course: International Participant Registration Information
    Urban Humanitarian Emergencies Course: Cancellation
    Urban Humanitarian Emergencies Course

    Course Webpage for the Urban Humanitarian Emergencies Workshop

    Urban Humanitarian Emergencies Course

    The Urban Humanitarian Emergencies Course is a three-day workshop designed to train humanitarian professionals on the current issues and practices involved in this unique and expanding area of research and practice. Experienced course faculty will join the training to discuss the complexities of...

    Urban Health: a 21st Century Crisis

    This brief report reviews the health concerns that arise with rapid urbanization and confront humanitarian organizations during acute emergencies.  The authors argue that one way forward is for humanitarian organizations to learn from existing grass-roots efforts.

    Jul 2011
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  • Urban Emergencies Program
    Understanding Humanitarian Negotiation: Five Analytical Approaches

    This briefing note aims to support the humanitarian sector’s efforts to apply a deeper level of analytical and strategic thinking to humanitarian negotiation. Toward this end, it provides an overview of how the rich body of literature focused on negotiations in other contexts—political,...

    Dec 2015
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