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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. 

Interview with Dabagaï Dabagaï on the Triple Nexus

Dabagaï Dabagaï, Country Director of Action against Hunger in Mali, and most recently panelist of our CHA Nexus webinar, explains in this interview why she finds the peace component of the Triple Nexus problematic and how COVID-19 affects her daily work.

Hunger as a weapon: joint webinar by Welthungerhilfe and CHA

The systematic use of hunger in armed conflicts is increasingly used as a method of warfare. What is the legal framework regarding starvation crimes, and what does this mean for humanitarian aid organisations? On 19 June 2020, Welthungerhilfe and the CHA organized a joint webinar on this topic.