Kumu – An online mapping tool

Kumu – An online mapping tool that can facilitate outcome-oriented ways of working Humanitarian crises are complex. Finding relevant ways of working in such complex situations that keep protection outcomes at the center is paramount to reducing risk. Kumu is one easy-to-use online mapping tool that can help humanitarians navigate …

Blog: Policy Brief: The Case for Understanding Context

Humanitarians increasingly recognize the importance of ensuring that responses are context-relevant and context-specific, yet how we define context is not evident. ALNAP’s research on how humanitarian response in complex urban contexts can be improved included a literature review, interviews, and revision of 25 existing context tools. This policy brief summarized …

Blog: Evaluation of Protection in Humanitarian Action

We often hear that measuring the impact of protection interventions is too difficult or even impossible. This perception is reflected in the fact that there are very few publications on evaluating protection in humanitarian action. One underlying challenge is that different organizations define protection in various ways, whether as specific …

Results-Based Protection Tip Sheet: Iterative Evaluation Practice for Protection

The humanitarian community has come under increased pressure to achieve more meaningful results with respect to protection programming and demonstrate outcomes manifested through measurably reduced risk. Despite the challenges of measuring tangible protection outcomes in humanitarian crises,[1] using a results-based approach supports measuring the reduction of risk, and continual adaptation …