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11 Aug 2017 description

La Red de Práctica Humanitaria (Humanitarian Practice Network – HPN) del Overseas Development Institute en Londres es un foro independiente donde trabajadores humanitarios, gerentes y legisladores comparten información, análisis y experiencias. Las opiniones expresadas en las publicaciones de HPN no necesariamente afirman o reflejan aquellas del Humanitarian Policy Group o del Overseas Development Institute.

09 Jun 2017 description

Over the last decade organised criminal violence in Central America has resulted in some of the highest homicide rates in the world. This violence has also generated a marked upsurge in forced displacement within countries, across the region and northwards into the United States and Mexico.

Jan Egeland, in his lead article for this issue of Humanitarian Exchange, calls this upsurge in forced displacement a crisis of protection on a scale unprecedented for areas not at war.

16 Mar 2017 description

By Catherine Simonet, Eva Comba and Emily Wilkinson

This working paper provides an analysis of economic resilience at the national level, presenting a broad picture of changes in resilience to climate extremes over a 42 year period. It focuses on 12 countries in the Sahel, East Africa and Asia that are part of the UK Government funded resilience programme Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters (BRACED).