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29 Aug 1999 description

This Guidance is aimed at those involved in the commissioning, design and management of evaluations of humanitarian assistance programmes principally within donor organisations but is also likely to be of use to UN agencies, NGOs and other organisations involved in the provision of humanitarian assistance.

01 Aug 1999 description
report Human Rights First

This report examines the protection situation for refugees, returnees, internally displaced persons and minorities in Kosovo, as well as safeguards for the rights of those who have not yet returned. In addition, the role of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees within the overall structure of the UN Interim Administration in Kosovo is assessed.

01 Aug 1999 description

This library is a  tool for disaster terminology and for analysing the contents of bibliographic information. Here provided in Spanish, the vocabulary is also available in English, Portuguese and French, which may be requested from the provider.

01 Aug 1999 description

Forced Migration Review provides a forum for the regular exchange of practical experience, information and ideas between researchers, refugees and internally displaced people, and those who work with them. It is published three times a year in English, Spanish and Arabic by Refugee Studies Center/ University of Oxford in association with the Global IDP Project/ Norwegian Refugee Council.

Issue 5 deals with issues of international relations, drawing on Kosovo as a case study.

Contents:
- Introduction: learning from Kosovo, by Matthew J Gibney, Guest Editor

01 Aug 1999 description

This guide manual lays out the approach currently used by FEWS to identify regions and groups most vulnerable to food insecurity in the case of drought or some other shock. For this purpose, it addresses the following issues:

- Objectives and uses of vulnerability analysis
- Evolution of thought regarding famine and vulnerability
- Various approaches to vulnerability analysis  

01 Aug 1999 description

This annual report for 1999-2000 documents humanitarian emergencies arising from major natural disasters and manmade causes, including armed conflict and repressive government policies, as well as sudden economic emergencies and major technological occurrences. Projecting future trends in aid and assistance, topics include:

- Global overview
- Emergencies caused primarily by conflict and government repression