Humanitarian-Development-Peace nexus

Women digging a pond, Bangladesh 2006
Credit: CBFM-Fem Com Bangladesh | CC BY NC ND 2.0

The humanitarian-development-peace (HDP) ‘triple nexus’ discussion has brought a noticeable cultural shift in the humanitarian sector.

Through recent work on the HDP nexus, the long-existing concepts of Linking Relief Recovery and Development (LRRD) and resilience have increasingly moved out of niche circles and into more mainstream, system-wide initiatives.

The nexus is now a planned core theme for Grand Bargain 3.0. This responds to people's wish for aid and assistance that helps them become more self-sufficient and resilient.

Here we explore how the HDP nexus agenda is progressing.

The humanitarian-development-peace nexus is a conceptual framework that emphasizes the interconnectedness and collaboration between humanitarian action, development efforts, and peacebuilding initiatives.

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