The purpose of humanitarian assistance is to save lives, alleviate suffering and maintain human dignity in response to man-made crises and natural disasters. Brookings experts discuss how to best deliver assistance through an increasingly complex system of NGOs, international organizations, governments and individuals.
A Congolese refugee child displaced by fighting between the Congo army and rebel group Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) last week cries on arrival at Bukanga transit camp in Bundibugyo town camp 376km (238 miles) southwest of Uganda capital Kampala (REUTERS/James Akena).
10 Years After Humanitarian Reform: How Have Internally Displaced Persons Fared?
January 28, 2015, Elizabeth Ferris
A decade after humanitarian reforms, despite some improvements, there are more people forced from their homes since WWII so, as Elizabeth Ferris explains, new thinking is needed on humanitarian reform, development and crises.
January 12, 2015, Elizabeth Ferris
January 12, 2015, Stacey White
January 12, 2015, Jeffrey Drumtra
November 5, 2014, Daniel Petz
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September 2014, Ted Piccone
October 10, 2014, The Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement
September 16, 2014, Maria Derks-Normandin
September 5, 2014, Todd Wassel
September 5, 2014, Maria Derks-Normandin
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