Posted on January 22, 2015 by Alex Jacobs
I spent a fascinating morning this week at the launch of a special edition of Humanitarian Exchange on The Typhoon Haiyan Response in the Philippines. (Video to follow soon.)
We discussed how aid agencies can be more accountable to the people they serve. (“Accountability to Affected People”, AAP, in the jargon. Of which more below.) In general, this means enabling them to influence what we do. Continue reading
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Posted on November 13, 2013 by Alex Jacobs
I grabbed a few minutes of Roger Yates’s time today. He’s Plan International’s Director of Disaster Response, with over 25 years of experience. We identified 10 key lessons for NGOs responding to Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. They are borne out in plenty of evaluations (e.g. see the box below on the 2004 Tsunami).
Filed under: Aid, Humanitarian, Management, NGO | Tagged: Haiyan, Philippines, Typhoon, Yolanda | 10 Comments »