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Veronique Barbelet

Senior Research Fellow

Humanitarian Policy Group

Portrait of Veronique Barbelet

Veronique Barbelet joined the Humanitarian Policy Group as a Research Fellow in September 2013. She has worked for several years in the Humanitarian Policy Unit of the World Food Programme focusing on protection in food assistance. Her background research includes a PhD on humanitarian engagement with armed-non state actors.

Prior to her PhD, Veronique worked with Geneva Call, a Swiss NGO engaging armed groups on humanitarian issues. Veronique has conducted research for her PhD and WFP in Sudan, South Sudan, Kenya and several other places in Africa. Veronique holds a PhD from the Post-war Reconstruction and Development Unit of the University of York.

  1. As local as possible, as international as necessary: understanding capacity and complementarity in humanitarian action


  2. The role and vulnerabilities of older people in drought in East Africa: progress, challenges and opportunities for a more inclusive humanitarian response

    Research reports

  3. Older people in displacement: falling through the cracks of emergency responses

    Research reports

  4. Conference report: innovations and challenges in protecting children in armed conflict

    Working papers

  5. The Jordan Compact: lessons learnt and implications for future refugee compacts

    Briefing/policy papers

  6. Holding the keys: humanitarian access and local organisations

    Research reports

  7. Ending the Rohingya crisis: what will it take?


  8. Humanitarian access and local organisations in Ukraine

    Working papers

  9. Livelihoods in displacement: from refugee perspectives to aid agency response

    Research reports

  10. Supporting Central African refugees in Cameroon: policy and practice in response to protracted displacement

    Working papers

  11. Beyond assistance: how to support refugees' aspirations


  12. Twitter chat: are we doing enough for refugees?


  13. Livelihood strategies of Central African refugees in Cameroon

    Working papers

  14. The lives and livelihoods of Syrian refugees

    Research reports

  15. With no political solution to Ukraine’s conflict in sight, its civilians need aid now

  16. How the failed coup affects Syrian refugees in Turkey

  17. Elections mean little when people trust armed groups more than peacekeepers or the state

  18. Central African Republic: addressing the protection crisis

    Research reports

  19. Central African Republic: civilians have more trust in armed rebels than peacekeepers

    Press Release

  20. What happens to markets in crises?