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

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Written by John Mitchell

There is no widely accepted definition of humanitarian performance, but the working definition developed for this study includes the collective effects of the interdependent humanitarian system of international, national and local agencies, working to save lives, alleviate suffering and maintain human dignity during and in the aftermath of conflicts and disasters.
Ben Ramalingam and John Mitchell with John Borton and Kristen Smart