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  1. While research and innovation collaborations between NGOs and academic organisations can create considerable synergies with positive effects for the humanitarian sector, the inter-sectoral nature of such colla...

    Authors: Ronan McDermott, Pat Gibbons, Desire Mpanje, Sinéad McGrath, Anne Markey, Pablo Cortés Ferrandez, Dini Haryati and Nur Azizah

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2019 4:18

    Content type: Commentary

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  2. The occurrence of natural or anthropic disasters in Brazil and the world emphasizes the importance of humanitarian logistics. Scholars and practitioners have developed modeling approaches to support aid delive...

    Authors: Manuela Marques Lalane Nappi, Vanessa Nappi and João Carlos Souza

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2019 4:16

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Humanitarian health care organizations and health workers working in contexts of armed or violent conflict experience challenges in fulfilling ethical obligations and humanitarian principles. To better underst...

    Authors: Grant Broussard, Leonard S. Rubenstein, Courtland Robinson, Wasim Maziak, Sappho Z. Gilbert and Matthew DeCamp

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2019 4:15

    Content type: Research article

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  4. This paper presents findings from a literature review of methods that explicitly assess the appropriateness of a humanitarian response. We set out to highlight the key features and limitations of each method a...

    Authors: Nada Abdelmagid, Francesco Checchi, Sylvia Garry and Abdihamid Warsame

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2019 4:14

    Content type: Research article

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  5. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has undergone a considerable transformation in the recent decades: from being driven by a pre-dominantly Swiss body of employees, it has become an organizati...

    Authors: Claudia Franziska Brühwiler, Patricia Egli and Yvette Sánchez

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2019 4:13

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Program decision-making to prevent and treat acute malnutrition in an emergency can be hampered by a lack of accessible and relevant overviews of directly available robust research evidence. There is often evi...

    Authors: Claire Allen, Jeroen Jansen, Celeste Naude, Solange Durao, Monaz Mehta, Erik von Elm, Saskia van der Kam, Claudine Prudhon, Amy Mayberry, Marie McGrath, Carmelia Alae-Carew, James A. Berkley, Patrizia Fracassi, Nancy Aburto, Mica Jenkins, Jessica Bourdaire…

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2019 4:11

    Content type: Report

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  7. In responding to those affected by sudden onset disasters and chronic humanitarian crises, disaster responders and humanitarian aid workers will face the challenge of caring for dying patients. While medical i...

    Authors: B. R. Daubman, H. Cranmer, L. Black and A. Goodman

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2019 4:10

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Increasing global conflicts and risk to humanitarian aid workers have necessitated innovative approaches to deliver humanitarian assistance. Remotely managed operations aim to continue the provision of service...

    Authors: Simran Chaudhri, Kristina Cordes and Nathan Miller

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2019 4:9

    Content type: Research Article

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  9. Literature on refugee well-being has largely focused on trauma, stress, and medical diagnoses. Less is known about how refugees adapt to their new contexts and experience hope for the future. This study examin...

    Authors: Annie Dube, Susan A Bartels, Saja Michael and Valerie Michaelson

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2019 4:8

    Content type: Research Article

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  10. Humanitarian actors have long used the Sphere Handbook and its minimum standards to guide operational practice. The new revision attempts to update these standards partly to address urban crises that have chal...

    Authors: Ronak B. Patel and Jay Chadhuri

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2019 4:6

    Content type: Research Article

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  11. Maltese immigration law means that individuals seeking asylum in this country undergo a period of mandatory detention upon arrival lasting a maximum of 18 months. During their stay in detention centres, these ...

    Authors: Julian Caruana and Alexia Rossi

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2019 4:4

    Content type: Research Article

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  12. Suddenly, talk of ‘safeguarding’ and a sector-wide ‘safeguarding crisis’ seems to be everywhere. Grappling with the scope and content of ‘safeguarding’ as a parameter of humanitarian practice, this commentary ...

    Authors: Kristin Bergtora Sandvik

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2019 4:3

    Content type: Commentary

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  13. Despite Canada’s efforts to position itself as a global health leader, important medicines, including multiple drugs found on the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines, are not available domestically. Of the f...

    Authors: Adam R. Houston and Jason W. Nickerson

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2019 4:2

    Content type: Commentary

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  14. Aid workers experience elevated levels of stress which has a detrimental impact on individuals, organisations and the aid sector; however, there is limited qualitative research capturing aid worker’s views on ...

    Authors: Tarli K. H. Young, Kenneth I. Pakenham and Michael F. Norwood

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2018 3:19

    Content type: Research article

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  15. A swarm of autonomous flying robots is implemented in simulation to cooperatively gather situational awareness data during the first few hours after a major natural disaster. In computer simulations, the swarm...

    Authors: Ross D. Arnold, Hiroyuki Yamaguchi and Toshiyuki Tanaka

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2018 3:18

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2019 4:12

  16. This paper aims to explain survey findings regarding disaster recovery processes among ethnic groups in a rural Texas community. The research was conducted over a 4-year period with most of the survey data col...

    Authors: Kim B. Galindo, Zohreh R. Eslami and Hassan Bashir

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2018 3:17

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Blockchain technology is swiftly entering the fields of humanitarian and development aid. While it has the potential to revolutionize the aid sector, e.g., through pairing smart contracts with forecast-based f...

    Authors: Andrej Zwitter and Mathilde Boisse-Despiaux

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2018 3:16

    Content type: Commentary

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  18. One in every nine refugees worldwide is from Afghanistan, and Iran is one of main host countries for these refugees. Close to 40 years of hosting Afghan refugees have depleted resources in Iran and resulted in...

    Authors: Mitra Naseh, Miriam Potocky, Paul H. Stuart and Sara Pezeshk

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2018 3:13

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Humanitarian aid has long been dominated by a classical, Dunantist paradigm that was based on the ethics of the humanitarian principles and centred on international humanitarian United Nations agencies and non...

    Authors: Dorothea Hilhorst

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2018 3:15

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Wars, disasters, and epidemics affect millions of individuals every year. International non-governmental organizations respond to many of these crises and provide healthcare in settings ranging from a field ho...

    Authors: Matthew Hunt, Ani Chénier, Kevin Bezanson, Elysée Nouvet, Carrie Bernard, Sonya de Laat, Gautham Krishnaraj and Lisa Schwartz

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2018 3:12

    Content type: Research article

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  21. The 2014–2016 Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa was of unprecedented magnitude with a total of 28,616 suspected, probable, and confirmed cases reported in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.

    Authors: Linda M. Mobula, Jolene H. Nakao, Sonia Walia, Justin Pendarvis, Peter Morris and David Townes

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2018 3:10

    Content type: Commentary

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  22. The increasing number of displaced people in the world not only requires rapid humanitarian actions, but also attention to host communities and a holistic and long-term vision. Energy has not been really consi...

    Authors: Jacopo Barbieri, Fabrizio Leonforte and Emanuela Colombo

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2018 3:11

    Content type: Report

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  23. Digital communication technologies play an increasingly prominent role in humanitarian operations and in response to international pandemics specifically. A burgeoning body of scholarship on the topic displays...

    Authors: Christopher Wilson and Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2018 3:8

    Content type: Research article

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  24. While the evidence base for cash transfer programming (CTP) in humanitarian contexts is more established for food security, it is very limited for health and nutrition. The aim of this study was to develop a r...

    Authors: Aniek Woodward, Andre Griekspoor, Shannon Doocy, Paul Spiegel and Kevin Savage

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2018 3:7

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Displaced adolescent girls and women face many challenges managing their monthly menstrual flow with dignity and comfort in various challenging settings around the world, such as refugee camps, informal settle...

    Authors: Marni Sommer, Margaret L. Schmitt, Tom Ogello, Penninah Mathenge, Magdalena Mark, David Clatworthy, Samanatha Khandakji and Ruwan Ratnayake

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2018 3:6

    Content type: Research article

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  26. This paper presents findings from a systematic review of the literature (2005–2017) on palliative care in humanitarian crises (e.g., disasters, armed conflicts, epidemics). This review set out to describe pall...

    Authors: Elysée Nouvet, Mollie Sivaram, Kevin Bezanson, Gautham Krishnaraj, Matthew Hunt, Sonya de Laat, Stephanie Sanger, Laura Banfield, Pedro Favila Escobio Rodriguez and Lisa J. Schwartz

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2018 3:5

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Social capital has been identified as crucial to the fostering of resilience in rapidly expanding cities of the Global South. The purpose of this article is to better understand the complexities of urban socia...

    Authors: Desire Mpanje, Pat Gibbons and Ronan McDermott

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2018 3:4

    Content type: Research article

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  28. The appropriate use of mobile technology for service provision, information dissemination, empowerment activities, and data collection in humanitarian settings can have several benefits on both the micro and m...

    Authors: Kristy Crabtree and Petronille Geara

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2018 3:3

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Cattle raiding, a longstanding practice among pastoralists in South Sudan, was historically governed by cultural authorities and ritual prohibitions. However, after decades of on-and-off integration into armed...

    Authors: Hannah Wild, Jok Madut Jok and Ronak Patel

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2018 3:2

    Content type: Commentary

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  30. In the shadow of the Syrian conflict generating millions of displaced people, education provision for Syrian children has become one of the biggest challenges for Turkey. This paper sheds light on the role and...

    Authors: Aslıhan Tezel Mccarthy

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2017 2:13

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Humanitarian aid workers experience adverse mental health effects from their work at higher rates than the military, police and other emergency service personnel. Whilst there is considerable literature invest...

    Authors: Kelsey Skeoch, Garry J Stevens and Melanie Taylor

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2017 2:12

    Content type: Research article

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  32. Thousands of migrants arrived in Europe via the Balkan route, many with various health conditions. The camp of Preševo, Serbia, close to the Macedonian border, was established by the Serbian government and run...

    Authors: Einav Levy, Michael Alkan, Sharon Shaul and Yori Gidron

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2017 2:11

    Content type: Report

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  33. This article summarizes initial findings from a community-based health needs assessment designed to identify resources and gaps within the community and to prioritize community-identified health needs in Gress...

    Authors: Elizabeth A. Wood, Kelly S. Chapman, Valery M. Beau de Rochars and Sarah L. Mckune

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2017 2:10

    Content type: Research article

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  34. States of fragility and insecurity often give rise to urgent health needs that need to be met quickly and effectively, particularly for women and adolescents. Vouchers are a demand-side financing mechanism whi...

    Authors: Corinne G. Grainger, Anna C. Gorter, Eman Al-Kobati and Luke Boddam-Whetham

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2017 2:6

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Conflict-induced migration is arguably the most urgent humanitarian challenge today. A growing number of people are forced from their homes each year. The dispossession of civilians by armed parties, furthermo...

    Authors: Kerrin Geoffrey Buck

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2017 2:5

    Content type: Research article

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  36. For many humanitarian agencies, acceptance—gaining the trust and protection of local communities—is the preferred security management tool for reasons of perception, ease of access and cost (both real and oppo...

    Authors: Andrew J. Cunningham

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2017 2:4

    Content type: Report

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  37. Healthcare professionals are a vital aspect of public health delivery in humanitarian crises. Both overt and subtle complexities in the decision making process during periods of instability may involve moral a...

    Authors: Sarah Gotowiec and Elizabeth Cantor-Graae

    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2017 2:2

    Content type: Research article

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