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RRI Central America: providing data to the GAR11 (UNISDR)

Data from the Risk Reduction Index in Central America has been included in the second edition of the UNISDR’s 2011 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction -Revealing Risk, Redefining Development. The GAR contributes to achieving the Hyogo Framework [...] Read more...

Consultancy Position: Country Focal Point for the implementation of the Risk Reduction Index in West Africa

Now closed: DARA is seeking to recruit a motivated and committed person to fill the consultancy role of Country Focal Point for the implementation of research activities in Gambia, Guinea, and Niger. Read more...

Thematic Review and Capacity Assessment of Save the Children Denmark for DANIDA – New Report

Nordic Consulting Group has published the report of the thematic review and capacity assessment of Save the Children Denmark (SCD) for Denmark’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The review, in which DARA participated, analysed and assessed the organisation’ [...] Read more...

State of the Humanitarian System Report: your input requested

The surveys are targeted at: international aid practitioners; national and regional organisations; host government representatives; and recipients of aid. Read more...

OCFA hosts workshop on humanitarian evaluation

Abu Dhabi, 14 December 2011: The UAE Office for the Coordination of Foreign Aid (OCFA) hosted a one-day workshop today in Abu Dhabi for the UAE’s humanitarian donor community on the principles and practices of evaluating humanitarian programs. The workshop was [...] Read more...

Humanitarian Evaluation Workshop in Abu Dhabi

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Office for the Coordination of Foreign Aid (OCFA) will host a one-day workshop on the principles and practices of evaluating humanitarian aid programmes. The workshop, which will be attended by the UAE’s donor community will [...] Read more...

A word from Ross Mountain: The gender challenge

For years there has been a general consensus that humanitarian assistance must develop greater sensitivity to gender issues, both in the emergency response and in long term-recovery efforts. However, our Humanitarian Response Index (HRI) research over the past five years Read more...

Research Study to assess how Gender Equality Programming influences humanitarian outcomes

DARA is undertaking a research study to assess how well gender equality programming (GEP) influences humanitarian outcomes. Read more...

Did we learn from Hurricane Katrina?

Hurricane Irene and now Tropical Storm Lee remind us that the lessons of Hurricane Katrina have not been learned. Crucially, we have not learned to respect the precautionary principle. Read more...

We should be aware about the kind of disasters we’re likely to be facing in the future

Following his participation in IFRC’s RedTalk July 14th, Ross Mountain, DARA Director General on the importance of guaranteeing impartial humanitarian assistance, looking ahead and investing in anticipation and building resilience. Read more...

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