The latest news on humanitarian crises around the world
ReliefWeb - the latest information offered by humanitarian actors
Reuters AlertNet - journalism directly from disaster zones
IRIN - humanitarian journalism service from the United Nations
GDACS (Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System) provides near real-time alerts about natural disasters around the world
Global Affairs Canada News Releases: Provides news and information on international development issues
UN-OCHA: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs press releases
Joint Appeals Alliance
Agire - Italy
Aktion Deutchland Hilf - Germany
Consortium 12-12 - Belgium
Disaster Emergency Committee - United Kingdom
Humanitarian Coalition - Canada
Radiohjalpen - Sweden
Swiss Solidarity - Switzerland
Samenwerkende Hulporganisatie - Netherlands
Key humanitarian resources
ACAPS – This organisation is dedicated to improving the assessment of needs in complex emergencies and crises.
Cash Learning Partnership – the CaLP offers cash transfer programming resources which aims to improve the quality of emergency cash transfer and voucher programming across the humanitarian sector
CDA Collaborative Learning Projects - CDA is committed to improving the effectiveness of international actors who provide humanitarian assistance, engage in peace practice, and are involved in supporting sustainable development.
Global Humanitarian Assistance – provides information on a variety of humanitarian assistance-related topics including the response to need, the provision of finance, actors involved, funding mechanisms used, and more.
Headington Institute – An institute that offers a variety of training workshops, education materials, counseling and consulting services on mental health for humanitarians.
Humanitarian Practice Network - HPN provide an independent forum for policy-makers, practitioners and others
working in or on the humanitarian sector to share and disseminate information, analysis and experience, and to learn from it.
Humanitarian Accountability Partnership - A multi-agency initiative working to improve the accountability of
humanitarian action to people affected by disasters and other crises.
OneResponse - A specialised digital service of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
People In Aid - Improving organisational effectiveness within the humanitarian and development sector worldwide by advocating, supporting and recognising good practice in the management of people.
Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP) - An association made of and governed by professionals engaged in humanitarian action to respond to a growing demand for professional development and networking opportunities among individuals deployed in the context of humanitarian crises.
Sphere Project - A voluntary initiative that brings a wide range of humanitarian agencies together around a common aim - to improve the quality of humanitarian assistance and the accountability of humanitarian actors to their constituents, donors and affected populations.
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) – A United Nations office responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies.
UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction – A UN body that supports and coordinates the reduction of disaster risk and building of resilient communities.