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Groupe URD is conducting a study of community resilience measurement tools for the IFRC
Though the concept of resilience has become omnipresent and is increasingly applied in the aid sector, questions of how to measure resilience or the results of resilience-building programmes remain complex and pose numerous difficulties for operators. In addition, it is essential that the measurement of resilience should be contextualized and relative to specific risks. To help with internal [...]
Access to basic services
Aid architecture Crises and vulnerability Disaster risk reduction Environment Food security - Nutrition
Humanitarian space and IHL Linking relief, rehabilitation and development Participation The Quality of Aid Urban development – Shelter
Water and Sanitation
Seminar for Dialogue and Capacity building of local and regional authorities in the Mashrek in the development and local governance fields, Amman (Jordan), 24-25 September
Over two days, representatives from Jordan, Egypt, Yemen, Lebanon and Syria will be discussing with each other and with practitioner-researchers, like Groupe URD, on the role local governments should have in fragile states in crisis.
Groupe URD participates in the People’s Climate March, taking place on 21 September
Ex-Post External Evaluation of a Joint Recovery Programme in Léogane, Haiti, implemented by the German Red Cross and the Austrian Red Cross
The main purpose of this ex-post impact evaluation is to identify lessons learnt and improve recovery programme methodology with a specific focus on beneficiaries’ perception of the programme in 6 areas [...]
Workshop on Protection for ECHO in Managua in connection with the INSPIRE Consortium
In connection with its contract with DG ECHO as part of the INSPIRE Consortium, Groupe URD is co-facilitating a workshop in Managua (Nigaragua) on the theme of Protection with our partners IECAH on 11-12 September.
Focus on the Quality of Humanitarian Aid, 15-17 September 2014
Groupe URD, in partnership with ALNAP, will be hosting its annual Autumn School on Humanitarian Action, in the company of international specialists on issues of Quality and Accountability in the humanitarian sector.
Special issue of the review Diplomatie on displaced persons
Groupe URD contributed to a special issue of Diplomatie on displaced persons, which will be published in August. It covers a broad range of subjects, giving insight into the complexity of these dynamics [...]