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Implementing projects in risky places

Flooded areas of Gonaives, Haiti after Hurricane Jeanne, where roads are inaccessible, Sept. 15, 2008. Selecting the image will take you to the original on a third party site. One …

Welcome to Week 2

Last week, we explored the challenges faced by organisations involved in disaster interventions. This week, we’re going to look at some of the solutions: what organisations can do to improve …

Review of the week

Over the last two weeks, we have covered broadly the state of the sector, how it got to where it is now, and what is changing. We have introduced the …

Continue learning with Coventry University

Thank you for joining us on this short course, Disaster Interventions and the Need for Evaluation, Accountability and Learning. We hope that you enjoyed the learning experience. This course is …

This week you learned about…

This week, and throughout the course, you learned about all the defining aspects of humanitarian accountability: These include the realisation that there are weaknesses in the humanitarian system, highlighted by …

Where does government responsibility lie?

A continual focus on the international aspects of the humanitarian system means that we can forget that national governments have responsibilities too. The Sendai Framework (UNISDR 2015) has been endorsed …

Humanitarian accountability and governance

At the heart of the accountability debate are the issues of power relations and where responsibility rests. To satisfactorily give affected populations a voice in decision making, they must have …

Who are the key stakeholders?

Step back for a moment and consider a humanitarian crisis or emergency you have some familiarity with either from personal experience, or from this course. Sometimes, it is important to …