Rhetoric or Reality? Putting Affected People at the Centre of Humanitarian Action – Discussion Starter

October 2014 | ALNAP

Suggested Citation: ALNAP. Rhetoric or Reality? Putting Affected People at the Centre of Humanitarian Action – Discussion Starter. Lessons from ALNAP’S 29th Annual Meeting, 2014.

This four-page Discussion starter summarizes key findings of the ALNAP study ‘Rhetoric or reality: Putting affected people at the centre of humanitarian action’.

The study takes up the discussions and lessons from the 2014 ALNAP Annual Meeting on accountability to and engagement with crisis-affected people. This Discussion starter gives an overview of how affected people are currently engaged in humanitarian responses, identifies constraints to greater engagement and suggests ways to improve.

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