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24 Jun 2014 description
The proposed ethical framework recommends a ten-step approach that strengthens humanitarian aid workers’ capacity to identify and address ethical issues when making decisions.
19 May 2014 description
A new study finds that a major international donor did not systematically include needs assessment data in funding allocation decision documents.
16 Oct 2013 description
Priorities for up-to-date systematic reviews of the effects of interventions, actions and strategies on health outcomes, relevant to those involved in disaster risk reduction, planning response and recovery.
12 Jun 2013 description
New report details the indices and maps of global hidden hunger to help prioritize programme assistance, and to serve as an evidence-based global advocacy tool.
10 Jun 2013 description
Small outbreaks during the dry season should not be considered acceptable, since they likely play a leading role in the re-emergence of cholera during the rainy season.
25 Apr 2013 description
PLOS Currents: Disasters has published a set of five papers on the human impact of five different natural disasters: cyclones, floods, earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanoes.
02 Oct 2012 description
Background International humanitarian aid workers providing care in emergencies are subjected to numerous chronic and traumatic stressors. Objectives To examine consequences of such experiences on aid workers' mental health and how the impact is influenced by moderating...