Humanitarian Rapid Research Initiative (HRRI)
In collaboration with the UK Humanitarian Innovation Hub (UKHIH), with support from the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), Humanitarian Outcomes is leading a program to conduct rapid analytical reviews to help inform and steer humanitarian responses in new or newly exacerbated crises. The analyses produced focus on one or two critical issue areas where research efforts have the potential to make the greatest policy or operational impact.
For each review, a team led by HO and including various international experts and institutional partners conducts key informant interviews, reviews relevant literature and data, and, as appropriate, implements surveys of affected populations and/or aid providers. HO data assets and tools provide quantitative data as relevant on operational presence and coverage (GDHO), affected population perspectives (CORE), and operational security (AWSD).
Research products to date
- Enabling the local response: Emerging humanitarian priorities in Ukraine | March–May 2022
- Floods in Pakistan: Rethinking the humanitarian role | November 2022
- Slipping Away? A Review of Humanitarian Capabilities in Cholera Response | February 2023
- Solidarity at scale: Local responder perspectives and learning from the first week of the earthquake response in Syria and Türkiye | A brief report - February 2023
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