Via our resource hub Elrha aims to provide the latest highlights from our work aswell as relevant tips and links relating to wider humanitarian innovation, research, funding, and partnerships.
Research: How Do You Get It Out There, by VLIR-UOS
The VLIR-UOS handbook provides tips examples of how to international organisations can communicate more and better about their research and impact.
Using Evaluation for a change: Insights from humanitarian practitioners
This study presents a simple framework on strengthening humanitarian evaluation capacities...
On the Right Track?
A brief review of monitoring and evaluation in the humanitarian sector.
Time to Listen
Hearing people on the receiving end of international aid
Evaluating Humanitarian Action
Top Tips and Hard Lessons is a short video by ALNAP where top evaluators share what worked and what didn't when evaluating humanitarian action.
Nesta has developed a toolkit to support organisations and individuals from writing a proposal to taking an idea to scale. This video demonstrates how to stimulate dialogue with internal and external stakeholders about growing a successful project.
Core Humanitarian Standard and Guidance Notes and Indicators
The Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) with the Guidance Notes and Indicators will be useful to humanitarian professionals and organisations involved in planning, managing or implementing a humanitarian response.
How to write a good project proposal
Nesta has developed a toolkit to support organisations and individuals from writing a proposal to taking an idea to scale. This video demonstrates how to create a quality proposal.
State of the World Population Report 2015: Shelter from the Storm
This report by the UNFPA is a transformative agenda for women and girls in a crisis-prone world
Enhancing Collaboration in International Disasters
A study by The Conference Board of Canada confirms the greater collaboration between humanitarian and private sector organizations would contribute to more effective and efficient responses to international disasters.
Proceedings of the Third UN conference on disaster risk reduction
These proceedings highlight the five days of deliberations, discussions and presentations held at the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR)
On the road to Istanbul: How can the World Humanitarian Summit make...
Bringing together 13 leading humanitarian thinkers to discuss challenges to greater humanitarian effectiveness, this report offers concrete solutions to many of the issues raised during the regional consultations for the World Humanitarian Summit.
Global Emergency Overview
ACAPS have released an updated Global Emergency Overview, which includes various country profiles, latest developments and key concerns.
World Humanitarian Data and Trends
World Humanitarian Data and Trends by UNOCHA presents global and country level data and trend analysis about humanitarian crises and assistance.
Global Humanitarian Overview
The Global Humanitarian Overview by UNOCHA is a consolidated appeal to support people affected by disaster and conflict.
WHS Synthesis Report: Restoring Humanity Global Voices Calling for Action
Humanitarian action is reaching more people across the globe. However, the system is under strain as it struggles to keep up with the growing need along with the increasing calls to put affected populations at the heart of action.
Humanitarian Broadcasting in Emergencies
This report by BBC Media Action looks at the effectiveness of mass media interventions in enabling people to survive and recover in emergencies.
State of the World’s Emergencies
The briefing summarises the key issues we face as agencies working in humanitarian crisis and conflict settings.
Shrinking the Supply Chain
The report by OCHA highlights that as demand for humanitarian assistance rises, humanitarian’s dependence on complex international supply chains presents many challenges,
Risk Reduction and Adaptations: Managing Urban risks
A publication from southasiadisasters.net, advocating disaster resilience in South Asia
Live online consultation: Principles for Ethical Humanitarian Innovation
PHAP summary report of the online consultation event organized on 8 July 2015 by PHAP in support of the World Humanitarian Summit.
Improving Humanitarian Coordination
'Improving Humanitarian Coordination' presents themes and sets out actionable recommendations.
Elrha in the Press
Armed with drones, aid workers seek faster response to earthquakes, floods
Written by Gopal Sharma, Thomson Reuters Foundation, this article highlights the ‘Drones for Good’ Kathmandu Living Labs project supported by Elrha's Humanitarian Innovation Fund. 16 May 2016.
Wanted: High-tech humanitarianism
Written by John Holmes, Elrha's Patron, this CNN article highlights Elrha’s launch of its Global Research & Innovation Prioritisation Initiative at WHS and the importance on continued investment in humanitarian R&D. 21 May 2016.
Data exchange helps humanitarians act fast and effectively
The Guardian has featured one Elrha's Humanitarian Innovation Fund projects: the UNOCHA 'Humanitarian Exchange Language Initiative' - a quick solution to bring core humanitarian data across agencies into a single spreadsheet.
Periods are the next frontier of humanitarian response
This SciDevNet.com article published on World Menstrual Hygiene Day (28 May 2016), highlights the work of Elrha's Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises (R2HC) grantee IRC and their menstrual hygiene kits and subsequent research.
Innovation, assimilation, and adaptation
25 Jan 2015. Insights from Kim Scriven, Elrha's Humanitarian Innovation Fund manager, on research and innovation changes needed in the Humanitarian Sector. The Philanthropy Age article highlights two of the HIF's funded projects and how they are using their innovations...
5 most promising innovations for Ebola response
Article by By Ma. Eliza Villarino from Devex names one of Elrha's Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises (R2HC) funded research projects in the top 5 promising innovations for Ebola response. The rapid, point-of-care Ebola diagnostic test is the result...
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