HAI has initiated discussion with NDMA and offered support for drone-based assessment, surveillance and information dissemination for the Cyclone Amphan.
The extremely severe cyclone FANI hit the coast of Odisha on 3rd May and had a landfall in Puri district. At the time of landfall the wind speed was around 200- 240 Kmph. The landfall of the cyclone got diverted towards Khurda district including the state capital Bhubaneswar and continued for four and half hours. […]
Visibility is important during aid delivery for a number of reasons, including accountability to the affected population as well as to donors. However, does excessive focus on visibility undermine dignity of the beneficiaries? National Public Radio (NPR? came up with an analytical article by collecting views from different people. HAI’s views were also obtained. Please […]
HAI is thankful to Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS) and Forum for Indian Development Cooperation (FIDC) for organising a seminar on 10 May 2018 on the topic of Localisation of Local Resources for Humanitarian Aid. This seminar provided an opportunity to present the highlights of the #HAI paper entitled, ‘International Humanitarian Aid […]
A Nordic journal Development Today, interviewed HAI CEO Sudhanshu S. Singh on fundraising pattern in India. Singh is quite vocal against the fundraising pattern of western NGOs in the growing economies of global South. This practice not only defeats the localisation process, but also further marginalises local and national actors and their response capacity. The […]