To continue inspiring our readers, we will increasingly be sharing our coalitions stories about projects that serve as excellent examples of humanitarian innovation in action. In particular, we will be spotlighting projects that have collaborated with different partners to fulfill their desired impact. If you want a project to be spotlighted within the coalition, get in touch!
How can humanitarian response initiatives make sure that affected communities are in the driver’s seat – particularly when reducing stigma and protecting children? As part of the DRA Innovation Fund 2019, War Child was selected to pilot research two interventions with that question in mind. This article explores the way in which their collaborative efforts using strong challenge articulation, have helped their project. View
Today, over half of those on the run from war torn countries and persecution are children. The psychological and emotional stresses that such experiences bring can have a significant effect on the development of a child. How can we support these children with a scalable and relatively easy solution? The collaborative efforts between War Child, Save the Children and UNICEF Netherlands led to the development of TeamUp, a movement based intervention to support the social and emotional needs of refugee children in the Netherlands, and around the world. View
Growing numbers of people are in critical need of aid and so increased funds are needed now more than ever. It is crucial that humanitarian organisations direct these funds towards the right programs: cost-effective interventions that have the biggest impact for the most people. However, how does one establish which ways of working are indeed most cost-effective? To tackle this problem, the International Rescue Committee (IRC), Mercy Corps, Save the Children, and other partners joined forces to develop the innovative SCAN tool. View