Category: Humanitarian interventions

AAH in Tajikistan: a flexible response based on analysing the causes of malnutrition

Tajikistan is the most land locked country in the world. The country covers 143,100 km2, an area approximately equivalent to the size of Greece.

Issue 14, November 2001 (page 19)

Aid responses to Afghanistan: lessons from previous evaluations

Summary of report.

Issue 17, November 2002 (page 27)

Baseline Report: Africa Community Resilience Project

The Feinstein International Centre has recently released the first of three reports under the Livelihoods Change over Time research programme.

Issue 38, April 2010 (page 23)

Civil-military coordination during humanitarian health action

Summary of position paper.

Issue 42, January 2012 (page 18)

Emergency Food Assistance Following Hurricane Mitch: an Evaluation of the WFP response

Summary of an Evaluation.

Issue 9, March 2000 (page 18)

Emergency school feeding programmes

Summary of evaluation.

Issue 31, September 2007 (page 23)

Ethiopia: another 1984 famine?

This article is based on a review of recent literature as well as a number of interviews with humanitarian agency staff that have had long-term experience and knowledge of Ethiopia.

Issue 18, March 2003 (page 18)

Evaluation of the Wajir Relief Programme 1996-98

Published Evaluation.

Issue 10, July 2000 (page 14)

Food, goats and cash for assets programmes during emergency drought response inKenya

The vast majority of humanitarian aid worldwide (90%) is provided as in-kind transfers such as food, livestock, seeds, and shelter rather than in the form of cash.1 However, it is being widely observed that there is an ongoing trend, exhibited by humanitarian organisations and governments alike, moving towards less traditional modes of relief intervention, especially cash transfers.

Issue 44, December 2012 (page 39)

Household Food Economy Assessment in Kakuma Refugee Camp

Over the past five years SCF UK have been working on a research programme to develop a famine early warning tool called Risk Mapping.

Issue 1, May 1997 (page 9)

Industry: unlikely players in emergency food distribution

The destruction brought by the violence of Hurricane Mitch from October 26-27th of l998 has been well documented. No country was harder hit than Honduras, a nation of 5.8 million.

Issue 10, July 2000 (page 19)

Keeping schools open: school feeding in conflict and crisis

Summary of published paper.

Issue 17, November 2002 (page 10)

Lessons From SC UK Evaluation in DRC

Save the Children UK (SC UK) began implementing emergency health and nutrition interventions in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in 1998, with initial activities in North and South Kivu and North Katanga.

Issue 22, July 2004 (page 22)

Maintaining GOAL’s capacity to support surveillance in Ethiopia

Ethiopia has suffered from numerous natural and man-made emergencies and continues to be vulnerable to rapid and slow onset emergencies. Since the major famine in 1984/85, considerable efforts have been made to install a credible and effective early warning system (EWS) as part of emergency preparedness to enable a timely disaster response.

Issue 40, February 2011 (page 62)

Microfinance institutions and a coastal community’s disaster risk reduction, response, and recovery process in Bangladesh

Summary of published research.

Issue 45, May 2013 (page 11)

Oxfam’s Somaliland-Ethiopia Cross Border Drought Preparedness Project

Oxfam’s Somaliland-Ethiopia Cross Border Drought Preparedness Project is implemented as a component of Oxfam GB’s 15-year regional pastoral initiative that covers six countries in the Horn and East Africa.

Issue 40, February 2011 (page 14)

Profile and overview of the church’s role in emergency response

The Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus (EECMY) was established as a national church in Ethiopia in January 1959. As part of the mission of the church, EECMY set out to work in the areas of health, education and community development under its Development Department.

Issue 40, February 2011 (page 22)

Risks of obtaining fuel in displaced populations

Summary of published letter.

Issue 17, November 2002 (page 8)

School Feeding Programme in Zambia

This article describes the experiences of a school-feeding programme supported by the World Food Programme through Project Concern International (PCI).

Issue 25, May 2005 (page 22)

Solar Cookers Come to Loki

Mark Thür, a Swiss National and resident Kenyan, arrived in Lokichokio at the invitation of UNICEF for the monthly nutrition meeting.

Issue 6, February 1999 (page 14)

Special Focus on Targeting

The recent spate of reports and articles on targeting emergency food aid shows the resurgence of interest in this subject.

Issue 8, November 1999 (page 3)

The new role of Nigerien medical NGOs in treating SAM

Niger has been affected by a persistent nutritional crisis, as documented over the past five years, with rates of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) consistently above critical thresholds. Child and infant mortality remains extremely high at 160 per 1,000 persons.

Issue 41, August 2011 (page 59)