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02 Apr 2017 description
report Tufts University, Oxfam
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Executive summary
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Evidence brief

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

There is growing consensus on the need to consider and support markets as part of humanitarian responses. It is assumed that this support will increase the impact of responses – yet to date such assumptions are rarely supported by data and strong evidence.

17 Mar 2017 description

This systematic review, commissioned by the Humanitarian Evidence Programme and carried out by a team from the EPPI-Centre, University College London (UCL), draws together primary research on mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) programmes for people affected by humanitarian crises in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). It investigates both the process of implementing MHPSS programmes and their receipt by affected populations, as well as assessing their intended and unintended effects.

13 Dec 2010 description
report Tufts University

By Mark Schuller

Published December 13, 2010

January 12, 2010 will forever be remembered as one of the world's deadliest disasters. For thirty-five seconds the earth shook and reduced a nation - already struggling with the weight of slavery, underdevelopment, imperialism, and intense internal divisions-to rubble. A conservative estimate of 1.5 million people - one in six people in Haiti - lost their homes, while an estimated 300,000 people lost their lives.