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Global Forum Briefing Paper 7: Good humanitarian action uses the best knowledge, skills and tools to achieve an effective and timely response
Global Forum Briefing Paper 7
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|Author(s):||Knox-Clarke, P. and Obrecht, A.|
This paper looks at the obstacles to humanitarian action using the best knowledge, skills and tools to achieve an effective and timely response and provides recommendations synthesised from submitted proposition papers. It is one of the briefing papers prepared for the Global Forum taking place in New York on 4-5 June 2015.
This criterion is important to humanitarian action as failure to identify and use the most effective approaches to a crisis (those that best meet needs in a timely manner) can lead to unnecessary and avoidable human suffering.