Tuesday, December 13, 2016

The urban setting poses unique challenges for humanitarian disaster response

   The urban setting poses unique challenges for humanitarian disaster response, however policy and practice of how to bridge local and international actors lacks a systematic approach.

    'Local and international collaboration in urban humanitarian responses: Perspectives from the Philippines, Colombia and South Sudan' looks at urban-specific challenges to local and international collaboration. Recommendations to improve partnerships are made, which have emerged from case studies involving interviews with local stakeholders carried out in three distinct urban disaster contexts.

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