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.

Two girls from Tacloban stand in front of some of the damage and debris left by the storm. © UN Photo/Evan Schneider

ASEAN's humanitarian action


As the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) seeks to expand its humanitarian response, this paper offers a way forward for the regional body to address conflicts, as well as natural disasters, in the region.

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