Most of the humanitarian response in Somalia remains focused on short-term assistance that doesn’t address the underlying causes of poverty and vulnerability among Somali communities. The growing consensus among international actors is that more long-term approaches are needed to make a sustainable difference in people's lives.
The reference document and this Summary were produced as parts of the European Commission’s “Guidance Package on
Social protection across the humanitarian-development Nexus (SPaN)”. It is a common product of an initiative jointly led
The European Commission has created a guidance package for humanitarian and development staff with latest insights and strategies on working with social protection in fragile, conflict and displacement situations.
Funded by an ECHO grant on social protection in fragile contexts, WFP commissioned this small study to take stock of the beneficiary registration practices and systems being used by the main humanitarian/resilience actors in Somalia, as well as government actors that maintain databases of vulnera
From 22 to 24 January 2019, staff from EU Delegations, ECHO regional offices, European Commission, Member States and partner organisations gathered at the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health in Paris to discuss ways of bridging humanitarian and development interventions in crisis contexts.