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  1. Content type: Research article

    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

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  2. Content type: Research article

    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

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  3. Content type: Commentary

    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

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  4. Content type: Research article

    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

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  5. Content type: Research article

    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

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  6. Content type: Research article

    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

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  7. Content type: Commentary

    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

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  8. Content type: Report

    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

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  9. Content type: Research article

    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

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  10. Content type: Research article

    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

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  11. Content type: Research article

    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

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  12. Content type: Research article

    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

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  13. Content type: Research article

    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

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  14. Content type: Research article

    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

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  15. Content type: Commentary

    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

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  16. Content type: Research article

    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

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  17. Content type: Research article

    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

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  18. Content type: Report

    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

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  19. Content type: Research article

    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

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  20. Content type: Research article

    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

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  21. Content type: Research article

    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

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  22. Content type: Report

    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

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  23. Content type: Research article

    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

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  24. Content type: Research article

    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

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  25. Content type: REPORT

    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

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  26. Content type: Research article

    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

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  27. Content type: Research article

    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

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  28. Content type: Research article

    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

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  29. Content type: Research article

    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

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  30. Content type: Research article

    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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