Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

How does resilience change over time?

Knowing how climate hazards affect people’s resilience over time is crucial in designing more effective development and humanitarian interventions. This is particularly important in post-disaster contexts, where people’s livelihood opportunities … Continue reading

Monday, 29 October 2018 · Leave a comment

The future of Humanitarian Crises is Urban

Humanitarian crises, manifest through displacement and disasters, are increasingly striking urban settings. And with more than 50 per cent of the world’s population now living in urban areas, there are many … Continue reading

Thursday, 23 November 2017 · Leave a comment

Humanitarian response to urban crises: a review of area-based approaches

In recent years there has been increasing interest in area-based approaches among humanitarian actors responding to urban crises. Through analysis of case studies, as well as available policy literature, this … Continue reading

Sunday, 9 August 2015 · Leave a comment