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Innovations in international humanitarian actions

Author: Louise Pulford
Published Date: 19 August 2009

Critics of humanitarian aid, many from within the sector, complain that humanitarian evaluations and other learning exercises repeatedly highlight the same problems and shortcomings, and ‘tell us nothing new’. In the attached article, ANLAP (Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Action) explores how ALNAP members and the wider sector might prioritise innovation and risk-taking in policy and practice.