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Evaluating International Humanitarian Action: Reflections from Practitioners

Edited By: A Wood, R Apthorpe and J Borton

222 pages, Figs, maps

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Paperback | Dec 2001 | #122983 | ISBN: 1856499766
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Hardback | Aug 2001 | #122982 | ISBN: 1856499758
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About this book

Compilation of the lessons learnd from humanitarian aid inteventions with wide-ranging case studies from Africa, South East and Central Asia, Oceania, and the Balkans. Practical information and advice for agencies and individuals dealing with complex emergencies is also given.


Contents

Somalia - towards evaluating Netherlands humanitarian assistance, Phil O'Keefe, Ted Kliest, John Kirby, and Wiert Flikkema; exploring the Swedish emergency relief experience in the Horn of Africa, Adrian Wood; evaluating Sida's complex emergency assistance in Cambodia - conflicting perceptions, Claes Lindahl; doing study 3 of the joint evaluation of emergency assistance to Rwanda - the team leader's perspective, John Borton; mission possible - six years of emergency food aid in West Africa - policy not operations, as the credibly evaluable issue, Raymond Apthorpe; review of the international federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies' Tajikistan programme, Peter Wiles; a self evaluation of experience reviewing Australia's official assistance in response to the 1997-1998 Papua New Guinea drought, David A.M. Lea; an experimental and inclusive approach to evaluation as a lesson-learning tool - the URD Group work on the post Hurricane Mitch emergency, Francois Grunewald, Claire Pirotte and veronique de Geoffroy; UNICEF/DFID joint evaluation of UNICEF's Kosovo emergency preparedness and response, John Telford.

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