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ALNAP 30th Annual Meeting: Working together in the field for effective humanitarian response

3 - 4 March, Berlin 

The ALNAP network will meet to take stock and share experiences and best practice on collaborative and inter-organisational approaches for effective humanitarian response at field and country level.

The issue of coordination has become more pressing as the number of humanitarian actors has increased and a combination of factors – climate change, urbanisation and population growth among others – have led to responses becoming larger and more complex.

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The sharp edge of gratitude

Elysée Nouvet, Research Fellow
McMaster University

It is relatively easy to see and raise a red flag on humanitarian programming where complaints roll in from those on the receiving ends of assistance. However, the dominance of gratitude in humanitarian relations might raise its own red flags.

Elysée Nouvet examines the challenges of feedback gathering where power dynamics are inherently unequal. 

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'Evaluating protection in humanitarian action: Issues and challenges'

Despite the urgency attached to protection – also in the light of the ongoing crises in CAR and Syria – there is not much good practice and guidance available for humanitarians on how to evaluate protection.

This scoping paper is ALNAP's first step towards bridging this gap. 'Evaluating protection of humanitarian action' identifies the challenges on this front and will be followed by a study mid-2015 offering practical guidance to address them.

Download this paperRead more about evaluation of protection

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