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The International Rescue Committee uses our learning and experience to assist people affected by crisis and shape humanitarian policy and practice. Browse our research and resources. 

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Social network analysis handbook: connecting the dots in humanitarian programs

The following handbook is designed to provide a step by step guide to the application of Social Network Analysis for the IRC.

January 17, 2017
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Client responsive programming framework

This framework articulates the IRC’s Client-Responsive Programming Approach. The Framework provides an overarching direction, systematises practices and sets a quality benchmark for the IRC in delivering client-responsive programming.

January 12, 2017
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Client Voice and Choice Initiative / Ground Truth case study – Greece, Women’s Protection & Empowerment (WPE) and Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH)

The IRC's Client Voice and Choice initiative and Ground Truth Solutions are piloting an approach to better understand and strengthen how humanitarian assistance incorporates the preferences, aspirations, and expectations of the people at the focus of aid. This document details the methodology and findings of the pilot examining the Women’s Protection & Empowerment (WPE) and Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) services being delivered in camps serving refugees in northern Greece.

December 31, 2016
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Client Voice and Choice Initiative / Ground Truth case study – Kenya, Health

The IRC's Client Voice and Choice initiative and Ground Truth Solutions are piloting an approach to better understand and strengthen how humanitarian assistance incorporates the preferences, aspirations, and expectations of the people at the focus of aid. This document details the methodology and findings of the pilot examining the health program being delivered in Kakuma camp in Kenya.

December 31, 2016
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IRC senior education director Sarah Smith named as one of Foreign Policy's Global Thinkers 2016

The Muppets are embarking on humanitarian missions. In spring 2016, Sherrie Westin, executive vice president of global impact and philanthropy for the Sesame Workshop, and Sarah Smith, a director at the International Rescue Committee, announced a collaboration to develop educational programs for refugee children.

December 12, 2016
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A review of context analysis tools for urban humanitarian response

This desk review aims to provide an audit and analysis of existing context analysis tools along the themes of governance and power analysis; vulnerability, social and conflict analysis; and urban systems analysis.

December 6, 2016
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Needs assessment tools, response analysis frameworks and targeting guidance for urban humanitarian response

This desk review aims to provide an audit and analysis of existing needs assessments, response analysis frameworks and targeting approaches for use in urban post-conflict emergency response.

December 6, 2016
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Early solutions planning in displacement

Early solutions planning encompasses steps to build the self-reliance and resilience of refugees and host communities, as well as prepare refugees for future durable solutions.

December 5, 2016
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Violence prevention and response at the International Rescue Committee: adolescent girls

The IRC recognizes that with support and investment, adolescent girls can transform their lives and their communities. Working with girls instead of on behalf of girls, the IRC’s programs are driven and led by girls in a way that empowers them long into the future.

November 17, 2016
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Learning from Lesbos: Lessons from the IRC's emergency response in the urban areas of Lesbos

This report underlines the importance of a coordinated and collaborative approach to emergency response in urban areas. The recommendations, addressed primarily to humanitarian actors, reflect lessons learned from the International Rescue Committee’s (IRC) initial emergency response programming on the island of Lesbos, Greece, between September 2015 and March 2016.

November 16, 2016

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