Humanitarian Policy Group

One of the world's leading teams working on humanitarian issues. We are dedicated to improving humanitarian policy and practice through a combination of high-quality analysis, dialogue and debate.


Women selling sauces and pastes in Bandiagara market © Irina Mosel

Why humanitarians shouldn't ignore markets

Field research

ODI's Humanitarian Policy Group explores the role of markets in crisis response, from the 2010 floods in Pakistan to Mali's armed conflict.

New refugees from Central African Republic © UNHCR/C.Fohlen/ May 2014

Central African Republic: keeping people safe


Recent surge of violence in the Central African Republic is a stark reminder of the need to protect civilians and rebuild communities, not push for elections.

Our Team

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