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  • 5 December 2019

Donors at the triple nexus: lessons from the United Kingdom

To address the impact of crisis on poverty, risk and vulnerability and ensure that ‘no one is left behind’, building synergies between short-term humanitarian assistance and longer-term development and peacebuilding approaches is vital.

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Executive summary

To address the impact of crisis on poverty, risk and vulnerability and ensure that ‘no one is left behind’, building synergies between short-term humanitarian assistance and longer-term development and peacebuilding…

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Chapter One

Introduction

Working across the ‘triple nexus’ (humanitarian, development and peace: see box 1) to build synergies between short-term humanitarian assistance and longer-term development and peacebuilding approaches is crucial for addressing the…

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Chapter Two

UK policy and strategic planning

The UK 2015 Aid Strategy shifted the agenda towards a focus on conflict and stability and established a strategic framework for action in fragile states.

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Chapter Three

The programme cycle and the nexus

To realise work on the nexus, risk, resilience and peace must be embedded into all aspects of the programming cycle – from joined-up assessments to joined-up results. This process is…

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Chapter Four

Organisational structures and systems

Lessons: DFID’s decentralised structure provides a strong foundation for working practically on the nexus. To realise the potential this offers, it will be important to build coherence between the centre…

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appendix one

Acknowledgements

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appendix two

Acronyms

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appendix three

Interviewees

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appendix four

Bibliography

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appendix five

The flow of UK aid

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appendix six

UK aid for countries in protracted crisis

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