Regional humanitarianism in action

Humanitarian crises span across regions, spill across borders and require regional responses. Our research looks at the role of regional organisations in humanitarian action.

There are an increasing number of regional crises, such as the rise of IS and the Ebola outbreak.

Regional organisations are becoming some of the most important players in humanitarian responses as international humanitarian organisations find themselves stretched to the breaking point.

But what role do regional organisations play in humanitarian action?