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International Recovery Platform

Disaster Interventions and Humanitarian Aid Guidelines, Toolkits and Manual

This toolkit (3) draws on the findings of the IIPP research and literature to formulate principles that can lead to the delivery of humanitarian aid that local people experience as empowering. It provides principles, questions and guidelines that aim to assist:  policymakers in understanding the concerns of aid recipients so that policies may be more relevant to those who receive humanitarian aid. practitioners, especially relief workers and social workers, in working with aid recipients in empowering ways as they seek to enhance capacity and promote resilience in coping with disasters. researchers in undertaking studies that involve local people in coproducing solutions to the problems that disaster survivors identify as being relevant for them. educators in creating materials that create a culturally relevant, locality specific curriculum for disaster interventions.


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