Resources

OCHA Policy produces a range of reports, policy briefs and updates on a variety of issues in order to identify emerging trends and develop common or harmonized policy and advocacy positions among relief organizations.

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Key products

Humanitarian Research Digest: it highlights important research and publications that are relevant for humanitarian thinking and policy from organizations worldwide. It provides short summaries of publications and links to the full text that are available online. It will be issued quarterly.

Humanitarian Research Digest
November 2012
July 2012
December 2011

World Humanitarian Data and Trends: it presents global and country-level data and analysis on humanitarian needs, response and trends. It will be an annual publication, with the data also made available online. Download PDF >>    Download the data [Excel] >>

Policy Briefs: short analytical reports that highlight emerging trends and concerns that will impact on humanitarian needs. View all Policy Briefs >>

Policy Studies: they provide an in-depth look at critical issues facing the humanitarian community. View all Policy Studies >>
 

Policy Briefs

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Humanitarian Response
Energy Security and Humanitarian Action: Key Emerging Trends and Challenges
Global Challenges and their Impact on International Humanitarian Action

Policy Studies

Humanitarian crises, emergency preparedness and response: the role of business and the private sector
Saving Lives Today and Tomorrow: Managing the Risk of Humanitarian Crises
Humanitarian crises, emergency preparedness and response: the role of business and the private sector - Kenya