Tag Archives: humanitarian assistance

Too difficult, too disruptive and too slow? Innovative approaches to common challenges in conducting humanitarian impact evaluations

and | August 17, 2018

World Humanitarian Day 2018 Over 200 million people are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance across the world today.  In 2017, the UN-coordinated appeals reported a shortfall of 41 per cent, despite receiving a record amount of funding. As the demands on these limited funds increase, there is a concurrent increase in the need for
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Waiting for Allah

| May 28, 2013

I recently met with the acting chairperson of the Pakistan Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority (ERRA). He described in proud detail ERRA’s successful reconstruction efforts after the disastrous 2005 earthquake that claimed more than 70,000 lives. In more muted tones, he described the 2010 floods, which claimed more lives than the 2005 earthquake. The rescue
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