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Evaluating International Humanitarian Action: Reflections from Practitioners

Edited By: A Wood, R Apthorpe and J Borton

222 pages, Figs, maps

Zed Books

Paperback | Dec 2001 | #122983 | ISBN: 1856499766
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Hardback | Aug 2001 | #122982 | ISBN: 1856499758
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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.


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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