Essays about: "international aid"

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  1. 1. Forecast-based Humanitarian Action and Conflict : Promises and pitfalls of planning for anticipatory humanitarian response to armed conflict

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Loic Hostetter; [2019]
    Keywords : humanitarian; humanitarian action; international aid; forecast-based financing; forecast-based action; humanitarian aid; international humanitarian aid; FbF; FbA; anticipatory humanitarian action; Loic Hostetter; German Red Cross; Red Cross Movement; Start Fund; Start Network; early warning; early warning system; anticipatory humanitarian response; EWS; FbA;

    Abstract : Practitioners of Forecast-based Action (FbA) argue that a humanitarian response able to utilize forecasts to accurately predict disaster, secure funding, and take action before the onset of a crisis will benefit donors and beneficiaries alike. In search of effective and efficient early-action regimes, a number of major humanitarian actors are developing FbA projects of various designs, predominantly in response to natural disaster and famine. READ MORE

  2. 2. Co-ordinating HIV/AIDS strategies: The case of NGO`s and other development actors in Zambia

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Adina Björk; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : There have been many different efforts done to design coordination models for aid, but less research has been focusing on the efficiency and function of these implementation policies. Both the Paris Declaration and the Sector-Wide Approach has been launched with the purpose to improve countries aid coordination strategies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Climate change and human trafficking: an investigation into how climate change and natural disasters increase the risk of human trafficking and how it can be intercepted in the future

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Anna Stephens; [2019]
    Keywords : human trafficking; natural disasters; climate change; human displacement; environmental justice; capabilities; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Human trafficking is an exploitative crime occurring worldwide. According to the International Organization on Migration (IOM), research on human trafficking’s underlying causes is lacking; particularly the role of climate change and natural disasters. READ MORE

  4. 4. From Recognition to Adaptation: How does Forecasting relate to International Aid Funding in Food Security?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Matthias Grawehr; Þórarinn Gunnarsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Forecasting; Food Insecurity; Famine; Funding; FEWS NET; Disaster Risk Reduction; Early Warning System; Complexity; Recognition; Adaptation; Technology and Engineering; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The importance of early adaptation to reduce the impact of recognized risks has been underlined in recent years as featured aspect of the Sustainable Development Goals and the Sendai Framework for Action. The aim of this study is to analyze the relationship between forecasted food insecurity levels and allocated funding directed at food security. READ MORE

  5. 5. When Traditional Power Structures are Trembling : A qualitative analysis of aid agencies focus on gender roles and contribution to potential changes in those following the earthquakes in Nepal 2015.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Elina Hedman; [2019]
    Keywords : Disaster; gender; women; vulnerability; humanitarian aid; earthquake; Nepal; empowerment; window of opportunity; double disaster; qualitative content analysis.;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how and to what extent humanitarian aid organizations strategically focus on gender roles following disasters, and how they contribute to potential changes in gender roles. The case selected for the study is Nepal after the 2015 earthquakes where the reports of four international humanitarian aid organizations were examined through a qualitative content analysis. READ MORE