Humanitarian response to the post-election violence in Kenya in 2007/8 (GSDRC Helpdesk Research Report)

Abstract

Query

What are the main conclusions/lessons/recommendations from reviews and evaluations of the humanitarian response to the post-election violence in Kenya 2007/8?

Overview

This literature review identifies reviews and evaluations with conclusions, lessons learned and/or recommendations on the humanitarian response to the post-election violence (PEV) in Kenya in 2007/8. The research interprets ‘humanitarian response’ to cover the interventions promoting human welfare in the aftermath of the PEV in Kenya in 2007/8. Findings cover different aspects of the humanitarian response, including the overall response (preparedness, coordination), integration of protection concerns, early recovery programmes, funding approaches and instruments and security for humanitarian organisations. The research does not focus on peacebuilding or governance issues.

Citation

Carter, B. Humanitarian response to the post-election violence in Kenya in 2007/8 (GSDRC Helpdesk Research Report). Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK (2012) 13 pp.

Humanitarian response to the post-election violence in Kenya in 2007/8 (GSDRC Helpdesk Research Report)

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