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Table 1 Document characteristics

From: Ethical considerations for closing humanitarian projects: a scoping review

Document characteristics
Source, n (%)
 Academic article 27 (45%)
 Agency/interagency reports 24 (40%)
 Books or book chapters 9 (15%)
 Total 60*
Year, m
 Mode 2012
 Range 1965–2018
 Total 60*
Organizations, n (%)
 None specified 18 (29%)
 Médecins Sans Frontières 10 (16%)
 The International Committee of the Red Cross 9 (15%)
 The International Federation of the Red Cross 4 (6%)
 United Nations related 4 (6%)
 The Inter-Agency Standing Committee 3 (5%)
 Médecins du Monde 2 (3%)
 World Health Organization, OXFAM, CARE, INSEAD Humanitarian Research Group, C-SAFE, Acting with Churches, The Global Management Project, The Global Camp Coordination and Camp Management Cluster, All in Diary, Solidarités International, Trócaire, Australian Government Disaster Management Team 12 × 1 (19%)
 Total 62*
Location, n (%)
 Not specified 42 (65%)
 Syria 3 (5%)
 Palestine 2 (3%)
 Iraq 2 (3%)
 South Africa 2 (3%)
 South East Asia, East Timor, Uganda, Israel, France, Brazil, North Ireland, East Africa, Indonesia, Haiti, Myanmar, Libya, Jordan, Liberia 14 × 1 (22%)
 Total 65*
Crisis type, n (%)
 Not specified 18 (28%)
 All humanitarian crises 15 (23%)
 Armed conflict 9 (14%)
 Natural disasters 7 (11%)
 Refugee/IDPs 6 (9%)
 Urban violence 4 (6%)
 War 2 (3%)
 Violence below threshold of armed conflict, food insecurity, undocumented migrants and asylum seekers, political instability 4 × 1 (6%)
 Total 65*
  1. *Totals greater than 60 indicate one or more documents that specify more than one organization, location, or crisis