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Learning from the Ebola Response in cities: Responding in the context of quarantine

As part of ALNAP’s Learning from the Ebola Response in cities, this paper describes approaches toquarantine in urban Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. It focuses in particular on how humanitariansnavigated the context of urban quarantine, what worked and what didn’t and what can be learnt forfuture public health emergencies in urban contexts. This paper does …

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Urban Response Analysis Framework, IIED

The purpose of this Urban Response Analysis Framework (URAF) is to support the identification of appropriate multi-sector programme responses for urban contexts taking into consideration the needs and vulnerabilities of the population, and the wider internal and external operational context in which organisations operate and the displaced population lives. Multi-sectoral approaches and vulnerability assessments are …

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Targeting Guidance for Urban Humanitarian Response

A Review of Needs Assessment Tools, Response Analysis Frameworks, and Targeting Guidance for Urban Humanitarian Response     This desk review was produced by the Stronger Cities Initiative Consortium, which is part of the Urban Crises Learning Fund. The consortium is funded by DFID and managed by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and was established to:   (i) Improve how stakeholders in …

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Humanitarian Action in Urban Context

A humanitarian response in an urban context must not only meet the immediate needs of affected populations, but also foster recovery and sustainable development in the aftermath of a crisis so that people and the city are safe, healthy, educated, economically empowered and able to cope with future shocks and stresses. This should include new …

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