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Progress in small steps: security against the odds in Liberia

Progress in small steps: security against the odds in Liberia

Research reports and studies, January 2015
This case study explores progress in personal security in Liberia, identifying five key factors that have driven change, ranging from the role of the UN peacekeeping mission to a stable political settlement. It also identifies the significant challenges remaining in Liberia, noting the abundance of lingering potential triggers of conflict as well as various other concerns.
Humanitarian Exchange 63: The Typhoon Haiyan Response

Humanitarian Exchange 63: The Typhoon Haiyan Response

HPN Humanitarian Exchanges, Issue 63, January 2015
This edition of Humanitarian Exchange focuses on lessons from the humanitarian response to Typhoon Haiyan, the worst disaster ever to hit the Philippines. Making landfall on 8 November 2013, the typhoon killed more than 6,000 people and affected more than 14 million. The Exchange looks at issues ranging from DRR to accountability to affected populations.
Asking people what they think: Using perceptions data to monitor the post-2015 agenda

Asking people what they think: Using perceptions data to monitor the post-2015 agenda

Working and discussion papers, 413, January 2015
Laura Rodríguez Takeuchi and Sébastien Hine with Cirenia Chávez
This paper is a first attempt to assess the potential of perceptions data, and the challenges involved in using it. It aims to spur debate around perceptions framed in the context of monitoring the new set of development goals.

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