Humanitarian Assistance

CSIS’s Humanitarian Agenda analyzes the successes and challenges of humanitarian crisis response across topical and regional focus areas within the center. This research is part of a unique partnership between CSIS and the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA).

Photo: Erol Yayboke

Photo: Erol Yayboke

Rethinking Humanitarian Assistance: Climate and Crisis in the Horn of Africa

Humanitarian actors face unprecedented scale and frequency of climate shocks, making existing challenges harder to address. A new CSIS report analyzes the current crisis in the Horn of Africa and presents ideas on rethinking humanitarian assistance to chronic crises.

Report by Beza Tesfaye , Erol Yayboke , Anastasia Strouboulis , and Abigail Edwards — January 9, 2023

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Erol Yayboke
Director, Project on Fragility and Mobility and Senior Fellow, International Security Program
Jon B. Alterman
Senior Vice President, Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, and Director, Middle East Program