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DEPP Case study: International NGOs collaborating on humanitarian surge in Asia

This case study traces the collaboration of seven international humanitarian NGOs in Asia as part of the DEPP's Transforming Surge Capacity project. It identifies the enabling factors that have allowed the involved organisations to collaborate and produce an innovative inter-agency roster for Asia. It also captures what partners have learned from collaborating at a regional level.

12Jul17

News Article

Start Fund Bangladesh: first use of new country fund

Thousands of families left homeless when Cyclone Mora hit Bangladesh are to be helped in the first crisis response by the new country-based Start Fund. Most of those to be assisted are Rohingya refugees, who had previously fled persecution in neighbouring Myanmar.

05Jun17

Resource

Time to move on: national perspectives on transforming surge capacity

Commissioned as part of the Transforming Surge Capacity project and led by Cafod, this report analyses national NGO experiences of recruitment practices for surge by international NGOs in the Philippines.

25Apr17

Blog Post

Collaboration in disasters put to the test: simulation of the Go Team Asia roster

Alexandra Pura from Christian Aid is the Philippines Platform Coordinator for the Transforming Surge Capacity project. Here Alexandra explains about a crisis simulation exercise that aimed to helped foster collaboration and the sharing of capacity across agencies.

11Apr17



Our Team

  • Imran Madden
    Head of Humanitarian Dept, Islamic Relief
  • Mohammed Afsar
    Head of Humanitarian Dept, Islamic Relief