Bloomsbury Humanitarian Debate – Is humanitarian aid truly independent?

Independence is one of the key principles of humanitarian aid – for both those providing the aid as well as those receiving it. The third in the series of Bloomsbury Humanitarian Debates focused on the value of independence in humanitarian aid and how it is put into practice. A recording of the debate is now […]

Somalia famine seminar recording now available

In 2011, Somalia saw one of world’s worst famines of the last 25 years. On Mon 10th June 2013 at LSHTM, Francesco Checchi presented a Crises seminar on how mortality figures were estimated in his UN-commissioned study. For those who could not attend, an audio-recording of the talk is now available to download here: Checchi Somalia famine – audio only

Crises group staff present preliminary findings of humanitarian evidence review at launch events for upcoming DFID/Wellcome Trust funding scheme

Crises group staff have conducted a large-scale review of evidence on the impact of health interventions in humanitarian crises, in partnership with Harvard University and the Overseas Development Institute. The preliminary findings of the review will be presented at launch events in London, New York, Delhi and Nairobi for the upcoming DFID/Wellcome Trust funding scheme […]