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Kenya refugee camp September 2011. Flickr, IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation, http://www.flickr.com/photos/ihhinsaniyardimvakfi/6336388399/
Humanitarian Policy Group
Humanitarian Policy Group

The Humanitarian Policy Group is one of the world's leading teams of independent researchers and information professionals working on humanitarian issues. It is dedicated to improving humanitarian policy and practice through a combination of high-quality analysis, dialogue and debate. Please view our 2013-15 research projects in the Integrated Programme proposal.

The Humanitarian Policy Group is one of the world's leading teams of independent researchers and information professionals working on humanitarian issues. It is dedicated to improving humanitarian policy and practice through a combination of high-quality analysis, dialogue and debate.
Rwanda 20 years on: has the humanitarian sector improved?
A practitioner's account

ODI's John Borton led the evaluation of the humanitarian response to the Rwandan genocide. What changes have occurred as a result? His blog for the Humanitarian Practice Network investigates.

Protecting civilians: the gap between norms and practice
HPG Policy Brief

Why have developments in laws and policies on protection of civilians not always translated into improved protection on the ground? Ashley Jackson examines the protection gap in armed conflicts.

Afghanistan: waste and withdrawal
VICE News article on Afghanistan development

'The question wasn’t asked, "What do people need, what’s going to be sustainable?" It was, "We have a lot of money to burn."' ODI expert Ashley Jackson quoted on wasteful spending in Afghanistan. Will it get worse now the troops are leaving?
 

Civil-military coordination in Pakistan
HPG Working Paper

How do humanitarian agencies engage with militaries that are both a belligerent in the conflict and the primary responder to disasters? This report explores the complexities and challenges of civil-military coordination in Pakistan, from the earthquake response in 2005 to the 2010 floods.

Humanitarian Policy Group
The Humanitarian Policy Group is one of the world's leading teams of independent researchers and information professionals working on humanitarian issues. It is dedicated to improving humanitarian policy and practice through a combination of high-quality analysis, dialogue and debate.
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