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Ensuring accountability to affected populations: Community perceptions of humanitarian aid in South Sudan
Ensuring accountability to affected populations: Community perceptions of humanitarian aid in South Sudan

September 3, 2019

Ensuring accountability to affected populations: Community perceptions of humanitarian aid in South Sudan

Accountability to affected populations represents an active commitment to use power responsibly and being held accountable by the beneficiaries of humanitarian assistance. Whilst aid actors are strengthening their work, much more is needed to institutionalise this practice. REACH in South Sudan is monitoring perceptions of humanitarian aid in order to continue improving it.

Returning decision-making to communities: Could cash-assistance be the way forward in northeast Syria?
Returning decision-making to communities: Could cash-assistance be the way forward in northeast Syria?

August 6, 2019

Returning decision-making to communities: Could cash-assistance be the way forward in northeast Syria?

Over eight years of destructive conflict has taken a heavy toll on Syria’s economy. Massive internal displacement, emigration and mortality have greatly weakened the population, out of which more than half are estimated to be in the need of assistance. With this in mind, REACH conducted an in-depth cash and markets assessment across northeast Syria to better understand the feasibility and implications of scaling up cash-based interventions.

New displacement crisis emerges as Nigerians flee to the Maradi region
New displacement crisis emerges as Nigerians flee to the Maradi region

July 31, 2019

New displacement crisis emerges as Nigerians flee to the Maradi region

Over the last three months, a new displacement crisis has emerged in the border region of Maradi in Niger. While more than 35,000 refugees have crossed the border from Nigeria to Niger, causes behind the escalation remain largely unknown. The humanitarian community has been called to act and address the mounting needs of the displaced populations. A briefing paper published by REACH provides an overview to the situation in the region.