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Evaluating Humanitarian Action Guide

  The Evaluating Humanitarian Action Guide supports evaluation specialists and non-specialists in every stage of an evaluation, from initial decision to final dissemination.  Full Guide http://www.alnap.org/pool/files/alnap-evaluation-humanitarian-action-2016.pdf

The Sphere Project Handbook

The Sphere Handbook is designed for planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation during humanitarian response. It is also an effective advocacy tool when nego­tiating for humanitarian space and for the provision of resources with authorities. Furthermore, it is useful for disaster preparedness activities and contingency planning, with donors increasingly including the standards in their reporting requirements. …

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The Minimum Standards for local climate‐smart disaster risk reduction

Many national climate change adaptation plans consider the need to plan over various timescales and acknowledge the essential role of local communities in addressing the changing risks. The Minimum Standards for local climate‐smart disaster risk reduction were developed as a practical checklist to help local community leaders and DRR practitioners ensure their risk reduction efforts are climate‐smart and contribute to …

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Legal Preparedness for Responding to Disasters and Communicable Disease Emergencies: Cambodia

This legal research study was conducted in Cambodia between June 2008 and April 2009 to: Identify gaps and areas of good practice in addressing legal issues and implementing the key regional and international instruments relevant to disaster and communicable disease emergencies in Cambodia; Recommend legal and policy measures to minimize legal barriers and encourage effective …

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Legal preparedness for responding to disasters and communicable disease emergencies: Laos

This legal research study was conducted in Lao PDR between March and August 2009 to: Identify gaps and areas of good practice in addressing legal issues and implementing the key regional and international instruments relevant to disaster and communicable disease emergencies in Laos; Recommend legal and policy measures to minimise legal barriers and encourage effective …

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Humanitarian Exchange Magazine: Lessons learned from the Haiti Earthquake Response

Special feature of the Humanitarian Exchange focusing on the response to the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Although much of the early media coverage emphasised the tardiness and inefficiency of the humanitarian response, subsequent reviews have recognised the complex operating environment and the extensive challenges involved. That does not, however, mean that mistakes were not made.  …

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