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Humanitarian Policy Group

HPG is one of the world's leading teams working on humanitarian issues. We are dedicated to improving humanitarian policy and practice through a combination of high-quality analysis, dialogue and debate.
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What we do

HPG is one of the world's leading teams working on humanitarian issues. We are dedicated to improving humanitarian policy and practice through a combination of high-quality analysis, dialogue and debate.

Samar Island, Guiuan. Moments before sunset, a desolate landscape of destroyed coconut trees outside the centre of town.

The climate crisis and humanitarian need: taking action to support the world’s most vulnerable communities

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Covid-19: tracking local humanitarian action and complementary partnerships

This mapping tool collates evidence of local forms of humanitarian action across the world. It documents changes in commitments and practice at different levels, and how complementary ways of working contribute to humanitarian outcomes during the pandemic. You can also contribute by submitting evidence from your organisation or your work by completing this form.

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Covid-19: tracking local humanitarian action

Our Integrated Programme

Our work is directed by our Integrated Programme (IP), a body of research examining critical issues facing humanitarian policy and practice, designed in consultation with our Advisory Group. This is complemented by commissioned studies, evaluations and communications and networking activity.

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The Humanitarian Policy Group's Integrated Programme

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  1. The climate crisis and humanitarian need: taking action to support the world’s most vulnerable communities

    Event

  2. Can a new legal case stop UK arms sales to Yemen?

  3. Ebola: New lessons for an old problem

  4. The Democratic Republic of Congo’s 10th Ebola response: lessons on international leadership and coordination

    Research reports

  5. Ebola in DRC: building on lessons learned

    Event

  6. Economics, social status and gender relations: what makes households ‘female-headed’ in Somalia? Lessons from a rapid learning exercise

    Briefing/policy papers

  7. Covid-19 and the future of digital humanitarianism

    Event

  8. Responsible data-sharing with donors: accountability, transparency and data protection in principled humanitarian action

    Briefing/policy papers

  9. Inclusion and exclusion in humanitarian action: the state of play

    Other

  10. Humanitarian diplomacy and protection advocacy in an age of caution

    Briefing/policy papers

  11. Bridging humanitarian digital divides during Covid-19

    Briefing/policy papers

  12. Advocating for humanity? Securing better protection of civilians affected by armed conflict

    Briefing/policy papers

  13. A humanitarian reset: impacts of a historic year

    Event

  14. Implementing collective accountability to affected populations: ways forward in large-scale humanitarian crises

    Briefing/policy papers

  15. Changing gender relations on return from displacement to the newly merged districts of Pakistan

    Working papers

  16. Collective approaches to communication and community engagement: models, challenges and ways forward

    Research reports

  17. Funding collective approaches to communication and community engagement in humanitarian action

    Research reports

  18. Why gender matters to internal displacement

    Event

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