Launch Statement Promoting a people-centred aid system: IMPACT’s commitment to producing community-driven evidence for humanitarian decision making In recent years, there has been growing momentum around putting people and communities at the centre of humanitarian action, packaged under a series of Accountability to Affected People (AAP) principles and commitments. This push for stronger accountability mechanisms […]
In collaboration with national cash working groups, UN agencies, implementing partners, and donors, REACH works globally and nationally to address core information gaps in cash and voucher assistance (CVA) and provide evidence to support more effective Cash & Voucher interventions.
IMPACT Initiatives, notably via its REACH, AGORA, and PANDA initiatives, is increasingly committing research efforts to inform the aid community on how to tackle climate risk. The objective? To identify evidence-based solutions that can be applied in fragile contexts to strengthen the resilience of communities. How? By conducting scientifically robust risk assessments, working with local actors to develop a better understanding of risk, and building local analytical and communication capacities.
Following the escalation of conflict and violence in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) since 7 October 2023, IMPACT has mobilized to support humanitarian partners and coordination platforms in their response. Within this framework, our teams are directly supporting humanitarian planning through secondary and primary data and Information Management (IM) support. For example, we […]
Northern Syria has experienced a surge in violence in recent days, exacerbating an already severe humanitarian situation after twelve years of conflict and a devastating earthquake in February this year. Both the eastern and western parts of the region have been hit by airstrikes and shelling, resulting in deaths and injuries, damage to critical infrastructures […]