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30 Sep 2007 description

Introduction

This is the first in a series of case studies examining the role of the affected state in humanitarian action.

Key research questions for the project are:

- What role should governments play in the coordination of humanitarian actors, and how do state coordination roles relate to international actors?

- How do international humanitarian actors assess the capacity of the state to respond to disaster and make decisions about when it is appropriate to substitute for the state?

- What is the appropriate role of nongovernmental actors in influencing the state to …

01 Sep 2006 description

The use of vouchers in emergencies to provide resources to those affected by disaster has become increasingly popular since 2000, particularly for the provision of seed and other agricultural inputs.

08 Feb 2005 description

Researched, written and published by the Humanitarian Policy Group at ODI

Paul Harvey