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Making the World Humanitarian Summit worth the climb

Christian Aid


About this resource

Resource type:Research, reports and studies
Keywords:Development & humanitarian aid, Disaster preparedness, resilience and risk reduction, Disaster risk reduction, System-wide performance
Author(s):Nightingale, K
Date published:1 January 2014

In this report Christian Aid outlines the fundamental challenges the World Humanitarian Summit must address, the priorities for the humanitarian sector, and the need to integrate and build on these priorities with the global political processes taking place throughout 2015 on disaster risk reduction (DRR), development goals and financing, and climate change.

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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