We are Elrha, a force for change in the humanitarian community. The research and innovation we support equips the humanitarian community with the knowledge of what works, so people affected by crises get the right help when they need it most.
Our purpose is clear: to empower the humanitarian community to improve humanitarian response. We make this happen by supporting and championing the outcomes of robust research and proven innovations.
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This one-page briefing sheet lists some of the study setting challenges involved with conducting research in humanitarian settings. It outlines the impacts of these challenges, and some mitigation strategies that R2HC-funded research teams have employed in response.
Though support for humanitarian research is growing in the sector, conducting research in humanitarian settings is still far from easy with researchers facing barriers from insecurity and inability to access affected people, to staffing and communication issues.
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