HPG Policy Briefs

Humanitarian Policy Group (HPG) Policy Briefs are short papers which contain key points and policy recommendations. Some complement or summarise our reports, while others combine analysis from previous research with consultation around a live policy issue or crisis situation.

Picking up the pieces? The 'protection gap' in CAR

Briefing papers | March 2015 | Veronique Barbelet
This HPG policy brief examines the conflict in the Central African Republic and asks why the international community failed to act to address the protection crisis in the country.

Humanitarian history in a complex world

Briefing papers | May 2014 | Eleanor Davey
What can we learn from the past? This HPG Policy brief explores how an understanding of humanitarian history can bring valuable skills, resources and insights to humanitarian practice and policy and help analysis of complex situations and crises.