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DARA Director General at the Clinton Global Initiative 2012 Annual Meeting

Ross Mountain, Director General of DARA, was invited by President Clinton to provide the contextual overview during a session at the 2012 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting “Democratic Republic of the Congo: Highlighting Action,” September 23rd, [...] Read more...

Presentation of Risk Reduction Index methodology at Davos 2012

DARA will present the methodology and preliminary findings of its Risk Reduction Index at the 4th International Disaster and Risk Conference- IDRC Davos 2012, August 28. The pilot phase of the Risk Reduction Index took place in Central America and the Caribbean [...] Read more...

DARA supports World Humanitarian Day

With over 220 million people being affected by disasters every year, we would like to take the opportunity of World Humanitarian Day 2012 to share the importance of maxisimising aid efforts for the benefit of vulnerable people worldwide. Despite humanitarian [...] Read more...

Launch of the 2nd edition of the Climate Vulnerability Monitor: Sept. 26, New York

> View the invitation DARA, together with the Government of Bangladesh- the chair of the Climate Vulnerable Forum- will launch the second edition of the Climate Vulnerable Monitor on September 26th in New York. The event will take place in association [...] Read more...

DARA Annual Report 2011: Achievements & Future Perspectives

Download the 2011 Annual Report (pdf, 2.7mb) Read more...

UNICEF lists two DARA RTEs among the best evaluations

UNICEF lists two of DARA's Real-Time Evaluations (2010 Pakistan Floods & 2009 Pakistan Displacement Crisis) among the best evaluations in 2009 and 2010. Read more...

FAO disaster risk reduction evaluation

DARA is currently carrying out an evaluation of United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) work in disaster risk reduction in Asia and the Pacific, and in Latin America and the Caribbean. While most evaluations focus on emergency response, this [...] Read more...

DARA now a member of the European Policy Centre (EPC)

DARA is now a member of the European Policy Centre (EPC). The European Policy Centre (EPC) is an independent, not-for-profit think tank, committed to making European integration work. The EPC works at the "cutting edge" of European and global policy-making [...] Read more...

WFP Impact Evaluations in Bangladesh and Chad

The World Food Programme (WFP) has commissioned DARA two impact evaluations of food assistance to the Rohingya refugee population in Southern Bangladesh, and Central African refugees living in camps along Chad’s southern border and nearby host communities. [...] Read more...

UN OCHA Global Challenges Study

UN OCHA has commissioned DARA to carry out the “Global Challenges Study” on how to better anticipate and prepare for the humanitarian impact of global trends and future challenges. The study aims to help humanitarian organizations and decision-makers assess [...] Read more...