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Humanitarian Coordination & Practice

Roadmap for Research

The lack of systematic research and peer-reviewed publications in the humanitarian sector—particularly in shelter and settlements assistance—sheds light on the need for stronger relationships between…
Andrea Carla Lopez
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Jun 8, 2021
Humanitarian Coordination & Practice

Evictions Crisis: How COVID-19 Is Exacerbating Housing Inequality

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to plague communities around the world, evictions and housing insecurities are intensifying. Marginalized groups are shouldering the greatest costs. In…
Andrea Carla Lopez
Conor Boba
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Dec 23, 2020
Humanitarian Coordination & Practice

The Settlements Approach Guidance Note

The humanitarian landscape is quickly transforming. Protracted armed conflicts, uncontrolled urbanization, and environmental pressure present new challenges, even as the world battles the COVID-19 pandemic.
Louise Thaller
Tulio Mateo
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Dec 9, 2020
Humanitarian Coordination & Practice

More Than Four Walls and a Roof

The United Nations estimates that over 70 million people are forcibly displaced and more than a billion people live in slums, slum-like, or inadequate…
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Mar 3, 2020
Humanitarian Coordination & Practice

Beyond Reconstruction

Imagine you were living in Port-au-Prince during the 2010 earthquake, or in Tacloban City during Super Typhoon Haiyan. Imagine you were confronted with the aftermath…
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Mar 2, 2020
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