Category: Emergency impact

Adapting to climate change

Summary of published paper.

Issue 27, March 2006 (page 9)

Analysis of looting in the Somali war

Summary of published research.

Issue 39, September 2010 (page 22)

Barriers to resilience: chronic poverty, climate change and disasters in the southwest of Bangladesh

This assessment was conducted by Solidarités International in partnership with local NGO, Uttaran. The article was compiled by the authors, thanks to Julie Mayans, Food Security and Livelihoods Technical Advisor at Solidarités International for her support in the process.

Issue 45, May 2013 (page 47)

Border Closures and Nutrition in Gaza

The political situation in the Gaza Strip has resulted in a high level of international media attention.

Issue 20, November 2003 (page 18)

Climate change causing deaths worldwide

A report from the Global Humanitarian Forum asserts that more than 300,000 people are dying each year and millions more endure ill health as a result of climate change.

Issue 37, November 2009 (page 24)

Climate Changeas a driver of humanitarian crisis and response

Tufts University has recently published a paper which explores the relationships between climate change, humanitarian crises and humanitarian response through a review of published and grey literature.

Issue 44, December 2012 (page 13)

Co-ordinating a Humanitarian Response in Sudan

Paul Murphy, Regional Policy Adviser, Nairobi CONCERN and Peter Salama, Emergency Medical Co-ordinator, Dublin CONCERN provide an overview of the 1998 crisis in south Sudan and the humanitarian response.

Issue 6, February 1999 (page 4)

Conflict: a cause and effect of hunger

I began working as a volunteer nutritionist for an international non-governmental organisation (INGO) in July 2000.

Issue 12, April 2001 (page 9)

Currency devaluation impact on nutritional status in Brazzaville, Congo

Summary of Published paper.

Issue 10, July 2000 (page 5)

Destitution in Ethiopia’s Northeastern Highlands

Summary of unpublished report.

Issue 20, November 2003 (page 8)

Effect of food prices on household food security and malnutrition

Summary of report.

Issue 36, July 2009 (page 7)

Evaluation of the Response to the Montserrat Volcano

Published Evaluation.

Issue 10, July 2000 (page 15)

Food insecurity and child malnutrition in North Bangladesh

This article describes the experiences of a Swiss-based NGO, Tdh Fondation, on maternal and child nutrition programming in Bangladesh, and their observations around the impact of the food price crisis.

Issue 36, July 2009 (page 28)

Food Preparation an Obstacle to Education

Bararud lies about 40 miles north west of Wau town in the Bahr el Ghazal region of Southern Sudan.

Issue 7, July 1999 (page 3)

Food security – protection links in Liberia (Special Supplement 3)

Direct effect of conflict on livelihoods and food security Violence and the threat of violence over 14 years led to severe loss of livelihood assets through looting, destruction and lack of maintenance which negatively impacted on ability to sustain livelihoods and grow or buy sufficient food in Liberia.

Supplement 3, March 2006 (page 62)

GIS surveillance of nomads in Mali

In this article, Accion Contra El Hambre shares their experiences of applying a GIS tool to characterise pastoral vulnerability in Mali.

Issue 27, March 2006 (page 25)

GPS assisted coverage survey in DRC

This article describes a modification of the centric systematic area sampling method using GPS, to overcome field constraints related to mapping and active case finding.

Issue 35, March 2009 (page 36)

Impact of Remittances on Vulnerability - Experiences from Zimbabwe

Summary of published paper.

Issue 21, March 2004 (page 7)

Improved surveillance prevents excess mortality: the Gode experience

Summary of published paper.

Issue 14, November 2001 (page 6)

Iraq - Sanctions Take Their Toll

Under article 41 of the United Nations Charter, the UN Security Council (UNSC) may call upon member states to apply measures not involving the use of armed force, in order to maintain or restore international peace and security.

Issue 4, June 1998 (page 11)

Linking early warning system information to response

The semi–arid to arid district of Isiolo covers an area of 25,605 square kilometres and is one of 10 districts of Eastern Province in Kenya.

Issue 9, March 2000 (page 19)

Moderating the impact of climate change

Summary of published research.

Issue 33, June 2008 (page 9)

Needs of host population versus refugees in Tanzania

Summary of published presentation.

Issue 17, November 2002 (page 12)

Participatory study of impact of global crises on the poor

Summary of published research.

Issue 37, November 2009 (page 7)

Political economy of adaptation through crop diversification in Malawi

Summary of article.

Issue 42, January 2012 (page 27)

Population movement as a livelihood strategy in northern Uganda

Summary of published research.

Issue 30, April 2007 (page 9)

Protecting production in Africa’s forgotten war

Still bearing the brunt of a 30-year civil war, millions of Angolans are facing severe food and fuel shortages, artillery attacks on many of the main cities, and the terror of being caught between two warring forces.

Issue 8, November 1999 (page 5)

Rapid response and long-term solutions: Christian Aid and food security in Ethiopia

Food insecurity is a deep-rooted problem for Ethiopia. With almost half the country’s population of 78.6 million living in deep and long-term poverty, many people are vulnerable to drought and moderate and severe acute malnutrition.

Issue 40, February 2011 (page 49)

Refugee Influx Can Improve Services for Locals

Summary of published paper.

Issue 5, October 1998 (page 8)

The Changing Nature of Livestock Raiding and its Role in Famine

Summary of published paper.

Issue 6, February 1999 (page 10)

The Effects of Global Warming on Food Security

With so many reports on climate change coming out from different quarters, it can be hard to know which are based on reliable information.

Issue 33, June 2008 (page 21)