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  1. Humanitarian aid (HA) is needed in Yemen to cope with the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. However, current practices of distributing aid in the form of food have not had the desired effect; conflict ha...

    Authors: Moosa Elayah, Qais Gaber and Matilda Fenttiman
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2022 7:11
  2. Yemen has been facing political, economic and social challenges since 1990. The fragility of Yemen’s situation has led to a widespread conflict in 2015, resulting in the world’s largest humanitarian crisis. Am...

    Authors: Sameh Al-Awlaqi, Fekri Dureab and Marzena Tambor
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2022 7:9
  3. The paper conducts a case study on the international urban search and rescue (USAR) response to the Beirut explosions in August 2020. The incident is worth analysing because it was the first of the internation...

    Authors: Yosuke Okita, Steve Glassey and Rajib Shaw
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2022 7:8
  4. Understanding the nature and scope of existing social capital is essential to building the resilience of people living in vulnerable urban settings. This paper explores the question of how aid organisations ca...

    Authors: Desire Mpanje, Pat Gibbons, Ronan McDermott, Dalmas Ochieng’ Omia and Charles Owuor Olungah
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2022 7:7
  5. One of Africa’s newest struggles for liberation: Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis, which emerged from legal and education grievances in 2016, rapidly escalated into a secessionist political conflict that is threat...

    Authors: Henry Ngenyam Bang and Roland Azibo Balgah
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2022 7:6
  6. In high-conflict scenarios, humanitarian needs often surpass resources, and humanitarians are faced with ongoing challenges of whom to prioritise and where to work. This process is often referred to as ‘target...

    Authors: Rodrigo Mena and Dorothea Hilhorst
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2022 7:5
  7. Localisation, as it aims to shift power in the humanitarian system, will involve the increased inclusion of local faith actors, those national and local faith-affiliated groups and organisations that are often...

    Authors: Olivia Wilkinson, Kuyang Harriet Logo, Emma Tomalin, Wani Laki Anthony, Florine De Wolf and Asha Kurien
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2022 7:4
  8. The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of organisational future orientation and interaction quality on inter-organisational communication, and the mediating role of inter-organisational group m...

    Authors: Henry Mutebi, Mose Muhwezi, Joseph M. Ntayi and John C. Munene
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2022 7:2
  9. This paper explores and illustrates the diverse manifestations of the phenomenon of the ‘humanitarian alibi’, drawing upon historical and contemporary cases of violent conflict in order to identify substitutio...

    Authors: Matthew Bywater
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2021 6:22
  10. Energy and humanitarian action have long been uneasy bedfellows. In the field, many humanitarian practitioners lack the time or remit to engage with a complex issue such as energy, and the topic to date has re...

    Authors: Peter James Matthew Thomas, Sarah Rosenberg-Jansen and Aimee Jenks
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2021 6:21
  11. In 2017, the long-festering discriminatory treatment to the Rohingyas in Myanmar, both in law and practice, resulted in the largest cross-border humanitarian crisis in Asia. During the 2016‑2017 Rohingya refug...

    Authors: Michelle J. Lee
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2021 6:20
  12. In the debate on how to improve efficiencies in the humanitarian sector and better meet people’s needs, the argument for the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and automated decision-making (ADMs) systems has...

    Authors: Giulio Coppi, Rebeca Moreno Jimenez and Sofia Kyriazi
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2021 6:19
  13. The specific sanitation needs of children aged five to 11 years old—those too old to use small potties, but usually too young to safely and confidently use adult latrines during both the day and night, and inc...

    Authors: Claire Rosato-Scott, Barbara E. Evans and Dani J. Barrington
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2021 6:18
  14. Adequate sanitation is one of the most important aspects of community well-being. It reduces the rates of morbidity and severity of various diseases like diarrhea, dysentery, and typhoid among others. A study ...

    Authors: Zaitun Bako, Alex Barakagira and Ameria Nabukonde
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2021 6:17
  15. Bangladesh sets an admirable example of solidarity with the Rohingya refugees from Myanmar by hosting more than a million Rohingyas despite its resource constraints. However, there is a perceptible shift from ...

    Authors: Anas Ansar and Abu Faisal Md. Khaled
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2021 6:16
  16. Despite evidence that faith-based and spiritual coping supports people’s mental health, stigmata prevail in the aid sector around the need for psychological support in general and around this coping mechanism ...

    Authors: Ozgul Ozcan, Mark Hoelterhoff and Eleanor Wylie
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2021 6:15
  17. The principles of international humanitarian law (IHL) have evoked considerable debate in the practice of humanitarian support, particularly in terms of emerging tensions with sovereign (national) law. Drawing...

    Authors: Erwin Biersteker, Julie Ferguson, Peter Groenewegen and Kees Boersma
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2021 6:14
  18. Recent publications have been actively recommending strong embargos on Burmese amber trade and research. Although the motivation of these actions seeks to prevent armed groups from obtaining capital via amber ...

    Authors: Adolf Peretti
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2021 6:12
  19. With the closure of the border with then-Macedonia in early 2016, it was foreseeable that Greece would become the “last station” for a large number of refugees. Flanked by the agreement between Turkey and the ...

    Authors: Cordula Dittmer and Daniel F. Lorenz
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2021 6:11
  20. With no cure and a high mortality rate, Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreaks require preparedness for the provision of end-of-life palliative care. This qualitative study is part of a larger project on palliati...

    Authors: Elysée Nouvet, Kevin Bezanson, Matthew Hunt, Sekou Kouyaté, Lisa Schwartz, Fatoumata Binta Diallo, Sonya de Laat, Oumou Younoussa Bah-Sow, Alpha Ahmadou Diallo and Pathé Diallo
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2021 6:10
  21. Insurgency and other security challenges have intensified across Nigeria with a resultant displacement of over a million people from over 100,000 households who depend on interventions from government and non-...

    Authors: Igbaver Isaac Ieren, Salome Kabuk-Agbadu and Chukwuma Umeokonkwo
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2021 6:9
  22. Humanitarian-specific psychological distress following deployment can elude detection using contemporary measures of trauma-related stress. This study assesses the unidimensional structure and convergent valid...

    Authors: Lynne McCormack, Heather Douglas and Stephen Joseph
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2021 6:8
  23. As a result of frequent exposure to trauma, aid workers are at high risk for negative psychological symptoms. Training specifically geared at fostering critical incident self-efficacy in humanitarian aid worke...

    Authors: Christine R. Turner, Donald Bosch and Anne A. T. Nolty
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2021 6:6
  24. This interpretative phenomenological analysis explores aid workers’ understanding of identity and belonging through the transition from working in humanitarian aid to returning home. Semi-structured interviews...

    Authors: Emilia Marie Wersig and Kevin Wilson-Smith
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2021 6:5
  25. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) attempts constantly to motivate its audience through social media to adopt humanitarian attitudes and behaviors. Owing to its multicultural audience, the res...

    Authors: Omid Alizadeh Afrouzi
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2021 6:2
  26. This article attempts to reveal how and why international rescue and relief operations had difficulties, following the 2011 East Japan earthquake, in being smoothly received in a country like Japan with well-p...

    Authors: Yoshi Kodama
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2021 6:1
  27. This study seeks to contribute to the knowledge of linkages between humanitarian actions in conflict situations and sustainable development. We analysed data generated from qualitative interviews and focus gro...

    Authors: Muazu Shehu and Adamu Abba
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2020 5:17
  28. Project closure is a core feature of humanitarian action. However, how decisions to end projects are made, and how closure is planned and implemented, has implications for upholding ethical commitments, and ca...

    Authors: Matthew Hunt, Lisa Eckenwiler, Shelley-Rose Hyppolite, John Pringle, Nicole Pal and Ryoa Chung
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2020 5:16
  29. Mental illness is common amongst refugees and can differ depending on cultural background, experiences, and access to care. Given significant risk factors including high rates of exposure to sexual violence an...

    Authors: William Jude Bruno, Kathryn Ries Tringale and Wael K. Al-Delaimy
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2020 5:15
  30. The ongoing civil war in Syria created the world’s largest refugee crisis since World War II. As exile continues for many Syrians, this study aimed to explore what refugees perceive as their major needs and pl...

    Authors: Mitra Naseh, Natalia Liviero, Maryam Rafieifar, Zahra Abtahi and Miriam Potocky
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2020 5:14
  31. Throughout the 9 years of the Syrian conflict, humanitarian actors have accumulated enormous experience of dealing with this complex environment and collected substantial data—only a tiny fraction, however, is...

    Authors: Abdulkarim Ekzayez
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2020 5:12
  32. Safety nets in Ethiopia are targeted and delivered in a context in which informal social capital practices also operate. But the role of social relations is largely overlooked in welfare programming. Understan...

    Authors: Getachew Shambel Endris, Paul Kibwika, Bernard B. Obaa and Jemal Yousuf Hassan
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2020 5:10
  33. The population in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been terrorized by widespread sexual violence for decades. Local armed groups, including the government army, continue to systematically rap...

    Authors: Kjeld van Wieringen
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2020 5:8
  34. In this paper, we challenge the belief that failure is necessarily a bad outcome. Instead, we argue that failure—specifically articulated as productive failure—should rather be seen as an educational moment an...

    Authors: Adeela Arshad-Ayaz, M. Ayaz Naseem and Dania Mohamad
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2020 5:7
  35. Psychological trauma is a silent epidemic which presents as a global public health issue, often in the form of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therap...

    Authors: Derek Farrell, Matthew D. Kiernan, Ad de Jongh, Paul William Miller, Peter Bumke, Salah Ahmad, Lorraine Knibbs, Cordula Mattheß, Paul Keenan and Helga Mattheß
    Citation: Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2020 5:3

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