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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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 Smoke in the home from cooking on wood, dung and crop waste kills nearly one million children a year. In its report, Smoke: the Killer in the Kitchen, published in 2004, Practical Action...

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Date: Feb 2014
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A study of the application of local skills and knowledge in the aftermath of the Marathwada region earthquake in 1993.

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Date: Feb 2014
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It may seem obvious that human rights abuses (or more correctly when armed conflict is involved, violations of humanitarian law) are at the core of these emergencies, but the protection of...

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Date: Feb 2014
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This publication is the result of extensive consultations and a response to the call for clear policy and practical guidance for mainstreaming gender perspectives into disaster risk reduction. It...

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The ALNAP Global Study responds to a growing consensus that the consultation and participation of disaster-affected populations during the planning, monitoring and evaluation of humanitarian...

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These Guidelines for best practice are based on wide-ranging new research from Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas and many years' global disaster experience. They aim to help relief...

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Date: Feb 2014
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This HPG Briefing Paper examines the idea and practice of coherence between political and humanitarian action. It concludes that the present emphasis on integration of these two policy domains is...

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The Hyogo Framework for Action calls on the ISDR to "facilitate consultative processes to develop guidelines and policy tools for each priority area, with relevant national, regional and...

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Date: Feb 2014
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Report of a conference organised by ODI, POLIS at the University of Leeds and CAFOD in London, 1 February 2001. Humanitarian assistance has always been a highly political activity. It has always...

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