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Briefing paper – Making sense of insecurity: developing humanitarian intelligence?
Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute of the University of Manchester (HCRI)
About this resource
This briefing paper was written with input from Bertrand Taithe and is based on the research of the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)-funded Making Peacekeeping Data Work for the International Community project (ES/L007479/1) led by Roger Mac Ginty at the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute of the University of Manchester.
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.