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01 Sep 2017 description

Kerina Tull
University of Leeds Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development
12 June 2017

Question

What is the current situation with regard to nutrition in Syria?
• What is the best method to address undernutrition?
• How should longer term malnutrition (stunting) in a humanitarian crisis be addressed?

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01 Sep 2017 description

Evie Browne
17. 03. 2017

Question

What are the gender norms in the Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia) at regional and national levels (similarities and differences between countries)? What are the baseline indicators of gender equality? Are there gendered sources of stability/resilience?

1. Overview

29 Sep 2016 description

By Huma Haider

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Is there evidence that the degree of respect for international humanitarian law (IHL) during an armed conflict affects peace processes (improves the prospects for peace-making)?

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31 Aug 2016 description

Question

Describe the evidence on the impact of protracted crises on people’s attitudes and aspirations. Describe the scope of approaches and methods to understanding attitudes and aspirations in international development. Review the current initiatives to understand and respond to attitudes and aspirations in Uganda and Karamoja.

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28 Jan 2016 description

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Review of literature and identification of case studies for evidence on youth mobilisation and technology. What mobile phone interventions or social media have been used by young people effectively to improve development outcomes for: a) accountability and transparency such as through the collection, monitoring and use of data b) improving delivery of essential services for young people (such as education or SRHR) c) promoting positive lifestyle choices and behavioural change, and d) supporting humanitarian service delivery in crisis situations.

09 Oct 2015 description

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What is the overall impact of multilateral organisations on humanitarian outcomes? What roles do the different multilateral organisations play at national, regional and international levels? What evidence is there of the impact of multilateral organisations on: 1. Mortality, 2. Morbidity, 3. Protection, 4. Food security, 5. Resilience. What indicators are available to measure impact in these five areas? According to these indicators, what are the trends?
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14 Jan 2015 description

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Impact and implications of the Ebola crisis: What are the political, economic, social and security implications of the Ebola crisis, with a particular focus on Sierra Leone?

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26 Nov 2013 description

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Effectiveness of sector-wide approaches in fragile contexts: What reviews have been undertaken assessing the effectiveness of working through a Sector Wide Approach (SWAp) in fragile contexts, specifically focusing on health and education SWAps and decentralised contexts?

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04 Mar 2013 description
  1. Overview

This literature review identifies reviews and evaluations with conclusions, lessons learned and/or recommendations on the humanitarian response to the post-election violence (PEV) in Kenya in 2007/8. The research interprets ‘humanitarian response’ to cover the interventions promoting human welfare in the aftermath of the PEV in Kenya in 2007/8.

24 Sep 2012 description
  1. Overview

Syria and Yemen are both experiencing immense humanitarian and development challenges. Violent conflict, political and civil unrest, rising food and fuel prices, mass unemployment and breakdown in social services have contributed to massive displacement, food insecurity and acute malnutrition, difficult living conditions, lack of basic services and poor housing. Neighbouring countries (Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Turkey) have also been affected by the recent influx of refugees from Syria.

16 May 2012 description

Query: Identify and summarise key national and localised information in DRC, on who are the extreme poor and vulnerable, what are the causes of poverty, and how people move in and out of poverty. Include an overview of how poverty is defined, key indicators used and quality of data.