CRISES: Lessons for response

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The humanitarian sector is rich in learning from previous crises, but busy humanitarians can struggle to access and use this important knowledge effectively, particularly during an urgent response.

We draw together the very best learning on different types of crises as well as those currently in the spotlight.

Explore our concise and readable lessons papers, largely based on evaluation findings, aimed at staff designing and evaluating humanitarian responses.

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A woman in El Fasher, North Darfur, uses a Water Roller for easily and efficiently carrying water.
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Learning from previous crises

Explore ALNAP's concise and readable lessons papers covering learning from different types of crises including earthquakes, droughts, floods and more.

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