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Humanitarian Coordination & Practice

We support the efforts of humanitarian agencies working together to provide a predictable, coordinated, well-resourced, and holistic response to conflicts and natural disasters.

February 7, 2019
Hands reach for a package of food rations amid a large crowd of refugees
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Guidelines for NGO Coordination with Military Actors During Humanitarian Crises

When responding to humanitarian crises, NGOs independently asses the risks of when, how, and why they would or would not coordinate their activities with the U.S. military.

July 13, 2018
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Challenges of Humanitarian Assistance in a Maritime Battlespace

In the Asia-Pacific, the prospect of great power competition—and potential conflict—looms large, threatening to reshape not only geopolitical dynamics but…

March 11, 2024
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Understanding Successful Locally Led Humanitarian Responses

“Localization is when [local NGOs] implement interventions and access funding at the same pace as [international NGOs]. It is…

January 31, 2024
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What Does It Mean To Be A Humanitarian?

August 19 marks World Humanitarian Day, a time to recognize humanitarians’ meaningful work and the risks they take every day.

August 18, 2023
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Report on South Sudan’s Humanitarian Architecture

Over a decade after gaining independence, South Sudan still faces significant humanitarian need, with an estimated 9.4…

August 9, 2023
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Syrian Crisis Passes Twelve Year Mark as Earthquake Compounds Humanitarian Needs

The Syrian Civil War passes the twelve-year mark on March 15, signaling the continuation of one of the deadliest and…

March 15, 2023
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Myanmar Crisis: Recommendations on Aid Delivery in a Changing Humanitarian Landscape

Two years following the Myanmar military’s overthrowal of the democratically-elected ruling party on February 1, 2021, thousands of people have…

March 10, 2023
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Local Leadership in Humanitarian Response Initiative

Many people see “localization” as a key to providing quality humanitarian assistance in the face of decreased funding and increased…

August 30, 2022
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Engaging With the Global Humanitarian Shelter and Settlements Sector

With increasing need in humanitarian aid but limited funding availability, the humanitarian system needs to consider creative and innovative solutions…

July 25, 2022