Centre

Humanitarian Learning Centre

The Humanitarian Learning Centre (HLC) brings together accessible, operational learning with academic insights to enable more effective humanitarian response. In support of the Humanitarian Leadership Academy, HLC is a joint initiative of the Institute of Development Studies, the International Rescue Committee and Crown Agents

Thousands Displaced Due to Flooding in Cap-Haïtien, Haiti
A woman carries supplies through a flooded street in Cap Haïtien. Logan Abassi UN/MINUSTAH

HLC objectives:

  • Enable access to relevant, scalable, and outcome-focused learning resources for enhanced operational effectiveness.
  • Co-create world class research and innovative thought leadership for doing humanitarianism differently in protracted crises.
  • Facilitate systemic change in support of local responders’ increased participation in and leadership of humanitarian action.

The Director of HLC is Lewis Sida, an independent consultant.

People

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Ben Ramalingam

Research Fellow

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Brigitte Rohwerder

Research Officer

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Louise Oakley

Project Manager

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Stephen Devereux

Research Fellow

Tina Nelis

Learning Coordinator

Recent work

Working Paper

Disability Inclusive Humanitarian Response

Published by IDS

The World Report on Disability estimates that about 15 per cent of the world’s population have some form of disability, with disability prevalence likely to increase as a result of ageing populations and the global increase in chronic health conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease,...

1 December 2017