Editorial Contributions

Get an insight into our work and experiences through the editorial contributions we have made to various international publications.

Together We Stand, 2016

editorial-tn-together-we-standA publication by Tudor Rose and United Nations OCHA for the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul,which was held on 23-24 May 2016. Our contribution entitled “Recovery Resilience: Empowerment in the Face of Adversity”, focuses on lessons learnt and efforts to increase community resilience after major disasters. Discover a big part of what keeps us motivated and inspired.

Future Perfect, 2012

On the 5th invitation, MR shared its experiences on the growing challenges to sustainable societies and the solutions enabling increased investments entitled “Mitigating Vulnerability for Sustainable Development” for the UNDESA publication. Future Perfect was launched at the 3rd Preparatory Committee of Rio+20 (June 2012).

Risk Returns, 2011

Risk Returns is UNISDR’s fully illustrated 250-page publication with over one hundred authors relating their efforts in making sustainable disaster risk reduction strategies an essential element in human development programmes at international, regional, national, and even local levels of activity.

Tomorrow Today, 2010

In this UNESCO publication on the theme of Education for Sustainable Development, Mercy Relief’s article discusses the role of education as an integral element in the development process of disadvantaged communities.

Risk Wise Epidemics, 2009

Mercy Relief’s article in this follow-up edition addresses the very real issue of augmenting the defensive capabilities of rural communities against the onset of epidemy, especially during times of disaster.

Risk Wise, 2008

With case studies and analysis of its past disaster relief missions in this UN-supported publication, Mercy Relief’s article discusses the importance of network alliances developed in peacetime and their role in the efficacy of disaster risk reduction and mitigation in light of the increasing global threat of natural disasters.

The Effectiveness of Foreign Military Assets in Natural Disaster Response, 2008

This study examines the advantages, limitations and implications of involving foreign military assets in relief operations that follow major natural disasters. It presents the findings of a research project carried out by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute with the support of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

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