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Strengthening National and Local Response and Risk Management Capacity: Towards More Effective International Support and Investment

WHS Vulnerability and Managing Risk Thematic Team, British Red Cross


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Resource type:Research, reports and studies
Keywords:Capacity development, Development & humanitarian aid, Local capacity, System-wide performance
Author(s):Carpenter, S.
Date published:2014

This paper was used as a source for synthesised recommendations used in the Briefing Papers for the Global Forum on Improving Humanitarian Action, taking place in New York on 4/5 June 2015.

The Briefing Papers are intended to provide a general background to the key obstacles that inhibit good, effective humanitarian action, and the recommendations that have been put forward around the WHS process to address these obstacles.

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