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To mark World Humanitarian Day, we asked a seasoned humanitarian and a fresh starter in the sector to share their views on what motivates them about humanitarian action.

Doing the thing right or doing the right thing?

Maurice Herson

A job well done is the best possible humanitarian motivation

Henry Ashcroft

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International Conference: A Quest for Humanitarian Effectiveness?

14 - 16 September
Manchester, United Kingdom

Join the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute and Save the Children’s Humanitarian Affairs Team for a two day conference in Manchester, UK, that will look at humanitarian effectiveness ahead of the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) in 2016.

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Turning the humanitarian system
on its head

Oxfam America

A new report by Oxfam America looks at how the humanitarian system can be more effective and save lives by strengthening local capacity and shifting leadership to local actors.

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ALNAP LESSONS PAPER: Nepal Earthquake Response

David Sanderson and Ben Ramalingam

Lessons drawn from previous earthquakes to seeks to provide invaluable information and assistance to the operational agencies responding to the Nepal earthquake crisis.

 Available in English, French and Mandarin.

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