Humanitarian action has rarely been more essential than today: The number of people in need worldwide is rising year by year. Never have more people been on the run. Effective humanitarian assistance can mean the difference between life and death for millions of men, women and children. At the same time humanitarian action, actors, and the humanitarian principles are under attack and at risk of being undermined or underfunded. The first German humanitarian think tank, the Centre for Humanitarian Action (CHA) will deal with these challenges: It will engage in independent analysis of humanitarian affairs, initiate profound debates and raise awareness for humanitarian action in the general public.
How will the #Covid19 pandemic change global migration issues and the way we deal with refugees? The two professors Kristin Bergtora Sandvik and Adele Garnier describe their first observations in this blog post.
Is the Triple Nexus a donor-driven agenda? CHA’s third discussion on the Triple Nexus, which took place on 10 March 2020, in cooperation with VENRO, focused on the European donor landscape. An event review.
Hunger and armed conflict: when hunger becomes a weapon of war
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Starvation as a method of warfare - a development that was believed to have been overcome in recent years. Hunger as a weapon is used both against the civilian population and against humanitarian aid workers. On 26 March 2020, Welthungerhilfe invites to an expert discussion. CHA Research Fellow Andrea Steinke will participate as a panelist.