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8 April 2020

Looking at the coronavirus crisis through the nexus lens – what needs to be done

Sarah Dalrymple puts forward actions that humanitarian, development and peace actors can take to apply the nexus approach to the devastating COVID-19 pandemic and thereby help mitigate its impact

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Written by Sarah Dalrymple

Senior Policy & Engagement Advisor

27 March 2020

What actions are required to mitigate the impacts of coronavirus on the poorest and most vulnerable people?

We highlight three key areas of action needed to provide an effective global response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Written by Harpinder Collacott

Executive Director

4 February 2020

As development practitioners, we need to improve vital coherence with humanitarian and peace actors

The ‘triple nexus’ is a shared responsibility between development, humanitarian and peace actors – Amy Dodd considers the steps needed to move from discussion to increased action.

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Written by Amy Dodd

Head of Engagement

18 December 2019

Peace in the triple nexus: what challenges do donors face?

How does 'peace' fit in the humanitarian nexus? Sarah Dalrymple and Angus Urquhart identify and clarify four key questions

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Written by Sarah Dalrymple

Senior Policy & Engagement Advisor

27 June 2019

From withdrawal to adaptation: How can development actors shift towards sustaining engagement and financing at scale during a crisis?

DI’s Sarah Dalrymple highlights some key research questions towards building coherence across development, crisis and peace sectors

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Written by Sarah Dalrymple

Senior Policy & Engagement Advisor

4 July 2017

Joining up data in the humanitarian–development nexus: Why does it matter?

Beata Lisowska explores how humanitarian development data could be joined up to give a complete picture of the regions in greatest need.

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Written by Beata Lisowska