Thematic pages

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Humanitarianism, principles, and ethics
Humanitarianism
Principles and ethics

Actors and coordination 
National disaster response agencies 
UN and intergovernmental actors 
Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement 
NGOs 
Peacekeeping missions 
Engagement with armed groups 
Private sector actors 
Donors and financing 
Academia 
Coordination structures 
Civil-military coordination 

Macro trends
Climate change
Urbanization
Technological change
Economic and geopolitical shifts
Regulatory environment
Migration

Law and protection 
Human rights law 
International humanitarian law 
Refugee law 
Laws protecting IDPs 
International criminal law 
International disaster response law 
Protection activities

Programming areas
WASH
Shelter
Protection
Nutrition
Logistics
Health
Food security and livelihoods
Emergency telecommunications
Education
Early recovery
Camp management
Mental health and psychosocial support
Child protection
Family tracing and reunification
Mine action
Development, peace, and governance
Preparedness, resilience, and disaster risk reduction
Cash and voucher assistance

Specific needs and vulnerabilities 
Wounded and sick 
Detainees 
Refugees and displaced 
Gender 
Children 
Persons with disabilities 
Older persons 
Care of the dead 
Cultural heritage

Managing operations
Needs assessment
Information management
MEAL
Accountability and standards
Resource mobilization
Financial management
Human resource management
Staff safety and security
Communications
Compliance with national laws

Leadership and strategy 
Decision making 
Change management 
Context analysis 
Organizational risk management 
Partnerships and collaboration 
Strategic planning 
Innovation

Personal effectiveness 
Personal planning and skills 
Health and wellbeing 
Professional development 
Life on assignment

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