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Including people with disabilities and older people in gender-based violence programming: How do we move towards action and outcomes in humanitarian response?


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Authors: Emma Pearce – Gender & Inclusion Consultant; Sophie Van Eetvelt – Innovation Manager, Elrha; Mendy Marsh – Co-founder & Executive Director, VOICE
Global commitments to prevent and respond to gender-based violence (GBV) from the earliest stages of a humanitarian crisis require tangible changes to the …

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Ebola in the literature vs. in the field: a summary of two student experiences

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Authors: Audrey Bicknell and Jiewon Lim
Summer of 2019 for two medical students from the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG)
Audrey Bicknell- After volunteering in a hospital in Tanzania in 2014, I was inspired to return to East Africa, and …

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How can media help people in emergencies? Building the evidence base on humanitarian broadcasting

CWC Success Story, Cox's Bazar

Photo copyright: BBC Media Action. (Listener group in a Rohingya refugee camp, Bangladesh.)
Authored by: Nicola Bailey, BBC Media Action
To coincide with World Humanitarian day this year, BBC Media Action is launching a new humanitarian microsite, which uses data from six of its humanitarian evaluations to …

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Humanitarian emergencies affect tens of millions of people every year, destroying lives and livelihoods. In the aftermath of a crisis, it is vital that those involved in delivering aid have access to the best available evidence to guide their actions. The right information, in the …

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Ebola and evidence: Five years on

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Ebola and evidence: Five years on – Launch of the Ebola Collection 
Authored by: Hannah Hafezi
On March 23rd 2014, the Ministry of Health in Guinea notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of an Ebola outbreak in the South-eastern region of …

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Launch of new priority area: Oral health for refugees and asylum-seekers

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Photo taken from https://www.anera.org/stories/syrian-refugee-dental-health-important/
Authored by: Jan Clarkson, Mary Macdonald, Rebecca Harris, Mark Keboa, Abirami Kirubarajan and Lara Hollmann
According to the United Nations Refugee Agency, by the end of 2017, the number of forcibly displaced individuals worldwide had reached over 68.5 million.1 This number has increased …

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