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      NRC | Sudan: One Hundred Days of War

      A blend of first-hand observations from the ground, survivors’ testimonies and a literature review, this report reflects on the first 100 days of the war in Sudan. It is an urgent call for change and unwavering dedication to rebuilding the…

      Report 2023 English

      Humanitarian Outcomes | Navigating Ethical Dilemmas for Humanitarian Action in Afghanistan

      Context Analysis, Safety, Access

      This review, encompassing around 250 interviews with humanitarian providers and recipients in Afghanistan, provides an analysis of the ethical dilemmas facing humanitarian action in Afghanistan, including making decisions regarding the Taliban’s edict against employing women. To access this resource, please download it…

      Paper, Report 2023 English

      Insecurity Insight | Aid in Danger Bi-Monthly News Brief

      Safety, Access

      This briefing provides details of incidents affecting aid workers and aid delivery between 28 June and 11 July, including events in Ethiopia, Mali, Ukraine, Palestine, and more. To access this resource, please download it using the link on the left…

      Briefing 2023 English

      SHCC | South Sudan: Violence Against Health Care in Conflict 2022

      Safety, Access

      The Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition (SHCC) identified 24 incidents of violence against or obstruction of health care in South Sudan in 2022, a similar number to 29 recorded in 2021. At least 20 health workers were kidnapped and 10…

      Report 2023 English

      OCHA | Sudan Humanitarian Access Situation Report (April – May 2023)

      Safety, Access

      This resource provides an overview of humanitarian access within Sudan for the month of May, highlighting a number of key challenges faced by humanitarian aid workers, including increased violence, armed hostilities and bureaucratic impediments. To access this resource, please download…

      Report 2023 English

      acaps | Humanitarian Access Overview

      Context Analysis, Safety

      ACAPS’ Humanitarian Access Overview provides a snapshot of the most challenging contexts for humanitarian access globally.

      Report 2023 English

      Call for Proposals: Neutrality, Access, and Making Localisation Work

      Acceptance, Humanitarian Programmatic Issues, NGO Security Management, Access, Partnerships

      GISF is seeking a researcher or a team of researchers to produce an upcoming paper on Neutrality, Access, and Making Localisation Work. The aim of this research paper (40 pages maximum) is to examine the link between the humanitarian principle…

      Other 2023 English GISF publication

      OCHA | Afghanistan: Humanitarian Access Snapshot (May 2023)

      Safety, Access

      This resource provides an overview of humanitarian access in Afghanistan. In May 2023, there were significant challenges to accessing vulnerable populations in Afghanistan. The majority of incidents involved interference in the implementation of humanitarian activities by the de-facto authorities, leading…

      Article, Report 2023 English