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John Mitchell

Director of ALNAP

Portrait of John Mitchell
"He has a background in anthropology and nutrition and began his career with the UK Department for International Development and the UN World Food Programme in Ethiopia 1984-86, where he worked as a field monitor. He went on to direct a cooperative specialising in participatory evaluations and later took up the position of Senior Humanitarian Advisor at the British Red Cross, which included supporting the International Federation of the Red Cross in their work on disaster preparedness. He has been involved in many humanitarian initiatives including the development of therapeutic foods for Oxfam and the design of food security monitoring systems for ActionAid. He also led a coalition of agencies in establishing the Humanitarian Ombudsman Project in 1998, and he is a long-standing member of the Humanitarian Policy Advisory Group."
  1. How are we changing humanitarian action?

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  2. Are you an ethical aid worker?

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  3. What have humanitarians learned from their response to the Indian Ocean Tsunami and Haiti Earthquake?

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  4. Responding to changing needs?

    Research reports

  5. The situation of older and disabled Syrian refugees

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  6. Engagement of crisis-affected people in humanitarian action: ALNAP annual meeting

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  7. Insufficient evidence? The quality and use of evidence in humanitarian action

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  8. Launch of the Syria Response Review

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  9. Launch: the contribution to change guide

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  10. Aid on the Edge of Chaos - a new book by Ben Ramalingam

  11. Improving humanitarian action: standards, verification and compliance

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  12. Operational humanitarian leadership

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  13. The State of the Humanitarian System

    Research reports

  14. Alnap's 8th review of humanitarian action: Counting what counts: performance and effectiveness in the humanitarian sector

    Research reports

  15. The Global Food Price Crisis: Lessons and Ideas for Relief Planners and Managers

    Working papers

  16. The global food price crisis: Lessons and ideas for relief planners and managers

    Research reports

  17. ALNAP - Improving the International Humanitarian System

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  18. ALNAP's 7th review of humanitarian action; Collective action and performance: a personal view

    Research reports

  19. The Limits of Humanitarianism

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  20. Concerning accountability of humanitarian action

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