HPG Policy Briefs

Briefing papers

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.

Protracted displacement: uncertain paths to self-reliance in exile

Briefing papers | September 2015 | Nicholas Crawford, John Cosgrave, Simone Haysom and Nadine Walicki
There are 60 million refugees and internally displaced persons around the world. This policy brief outlines trends in displacement and how to better support self-reliance and sustainable livelihoods.

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.