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12 May 2014 description

In support of building a better understanding and knowledge base of the private sector’s engagement in and contribution to Australia’s humanitarian action policy and strategic and operational work, the Humanitarian Futures Programme (HFP), King’s College London, with support from the Australian Civil-Military Centre (ACMC) has undertaken an action research project – The Private Sector Challenge - intended to enhance the understanding of civil-military stakeholders of the contribution of the private sector in crisis situations, including its form, roles, and trajectories of engagement.

23 May 2012 description

A scoping study of the response in Kenya and Somalia


13 Jul 2011 description

The famine in East Africa is the perfect testing ground for the UK government’s recent commitment to reform its humanitarian response by anticipating and preparing more strategically for new and more frequent types of future hazards of greater dimensions and dynamics.

The challenge comes from the Director of the Humanitarian Futures Programme (HFP) at King’s College, London.

He says the tragedy unfolding in the Horn of Africa today must be the impetus for a new approach to dealing with humanitarian crises.