ISS News – November
How disasters affect conflict and conflicts affect disaster responses
30% of disasters related to natural hazards occur in countries affected by conflict. Practitioners and policy makers therefore need to understand the linkages between disaster and conflict and tailor their responses accordingly.
This is the conclusion of the 5-year research project ‘When Disaster Meets Conflict, led by Professor Thea Hilhorst at the International Institute of Social Studies: https://youtu.be/G0xgfuhJuB8