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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. The conflict in Syria is the largest driver of displacement worldwide with 4.1 million Syrian refugees, more than 6.5 million internally displaced people (IDPs), and 13.5 million people in need (PiN) of protec...

    Authors: Shannon Doocy, Hannah Tappis and Emily Lyles
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2016 1:13
  14. Disasters have long been a scourge for humanity. With the advances in technology (in terms of computing, communications, and the ability to process, and analyze big data), our ability to respond to disasters i...

    Authors: Junaid Qadir, Anwaar Ali, Raihan ur Rasool, Andrej Zwitter, Arjuna Sathiaseelan and Jon Crowcroft
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2016 1:12
  15. With over 500,000 Syrian refugee children in Lebanon, we undertook this study to assess unmet child health needs and health service utilization among Syrian refugees and affected host communities in Lebanon wi...

    Authors: Emily Lyles, Baptiste Hanquart, Michael Woodman and Shannon Doocy
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2016 1:10
  16. Given the increased numbers of disasters and humanitarian crises which occur in the face of diminishing global resources, the contemporary disaster management and humanitarian fields face greater challenges to...

    Authors: Mizan Bustanul Fuady Bisri
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2016 1:8
  17. There remains a critical gap in understanding challenges faced by humanitarian workers who may be key in providing assistance during complex emergencies. This study examines self-reported views by humanitarian...

    Authors: Jess Bonnan-White and Ameena Issa
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2016 1:7
  18. In this article I set out to critically explore how campaigning for the rights of “children on the move” impacts on paternalism in humanitarianism. My aim was to trace the development of the notion of childre...

    Authors: Kyle Vella
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2016 1:3
  19. Situations of humanitarian crisis are often caused by armed conflicts. Given the prevalence of non-international armed conflicts today, ways of ameliorating these situations are at the forefront of concerns. T...

    Authors: Lottie Lane
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2016 1:2

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