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The Virtuous Triangle and the Fourth Dimension: The Humanitarian, Private and Military Sectors in a Fragile World

2018-07-06T17:22:05+00:00Collaboration and Innovation, Key Findings|

This report reflects various elements of work by the Humanitarian Futures Programme, King’s College, London that has led to its findings, conclusions and recommendations about dealing with the Humanitarian Capacities challenge.

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Mapping the Models: The Roles and Responsibilities of the UN Humanitarian Coordinator

2017-11-07T18:37:54+00:00Key Findings, Leadership and Policy Making|

This is the final report of the study commissioned by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA), analysing ways that the current system of Resident and Humanitarian Coordinators could be strengthened.

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Humanitarian Crises Drivers of the Future: Preparing Now for What Might be – Synthesis Report

2018-08-06T12:07:03+00:00Key Findings, New Types of Crisis Drivers|

The principal objective of the project was to identify a core number of critical humanitarian crisis drivers, which would help guide humanitarian actors' strategies of crisis prevention, preparedness and response. This report explores how a better understanding of crisis drivers is dependent on a better understanding of complex systems and how they respond to internal [...]

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Humanitarian crises, emergency preparedness and response: the role of business and the private sector – Jordan case study

2017-10-25T16:33:52+00:00Archives, Key Findings|

The paper outlines the models of humanitarian–private sector engagement that have emerged in Jordan, identifies good practice and lessons learnt, explores the factors likely to drive or impede engagement or collaboration between humanitarian actors and the business community.

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Humanitarian Crises Drivers of the Futures: The Waters of the Third Pole: Sources of Threat, Sources of Survival

2017-09-14T15:34:21+00:00Key Findings, New Types of Crisis Drivers|

This report, in collaboration with China Dialogue and AON Benfield UCL Research Hazard Centre aims to open up a dialogue on the issue of water as a potential crisis driver in the Hindu-Kush Himalaya region.

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How climate science can effectively inform humanitarian and development planning and programmes – a climate scientist perspective

2017-11-03T15:14:27+00:00Key Findings, New Types of Crisis Drivers|

Limited understanding and representation of complex, multi-scale atmospheric processes is hampering weather and climate prediction. This report explores how a better understanding of these issues can effectively inform humanitarian and development planning and programmes.

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