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This independent review into how the UK responds to humanitarian emergencies was commissioned by the Secretary of State for International Development and led by Lord Paddy Ashdown. It was asked to...

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The cluster approach was introduced as part of humanitarian reform in 2005. Itseeks to make humanitarian assistance more effective by introducing a systemof sectoral coordination with designated...

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Date: Feb 2014

The first edition of this field guide was published in 2009 and has been used by a broad spectrum of humanitarian and development organisations seeking practical and low cost ways to exploit...

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Date: Feb 2014

This Network Paper explores the current and practice of contingency planning in humanitarian organisations. It sets out the key terms and concepts relating to contingency planning, explores the...

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Date: Feb 2014

In this short paper Pelling builds on some assessment of the ways in which population interacts with urban disaster risk through demographic trends and urban settlement hierarchies.

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Date: Feb 2014

In recent years, international humanitarian agencies have been adapting theirresponses to emergencies. Many have begun using cash-based initiatives, alongsideor in place of conventional relief...

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Date: Feb 2014

This document presents an overview of key concepts necessary for understanding the flooding problem, descriptions of appropriate construction materials and techniques as well as a set of stndards...

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These guidelines aim to support the fieldworker in establishing the necessity for and overseeing the construction of multi-purpose buildings to be used in a range of emergency situations. The...

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Date: Feb 2014

This document is the report of the CBHA Learning Event, held in London on January the 25th, 2012. It briefly summarizes the four sessions of the day:

Session One - Overview of CBHA...

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In 2014, we are delighted to be co-hosting the conference with the National University of Civil Engineering (NUCE), located in central Hanoi, Vietnam. Hanoi, with over a thousand years of history, is...

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