Going about it the wrong way: US ‘Humanitarian’ aid in Venezuela

Going about it the wrong way: US ‘Humanitarian’ aid in Venezuela

By Henry Storey, intern at Humanitarian Advisory Group, 2019 Despite being partly correct in arguing that Venezuela’s dire humanitarian crisis is largely the making of the Nicolás Maduro regime, US efforts to resolve the crisis are counterproductive. By using aid as a...
Humanitarian Summer Reading: third edition

Humanitarian Summer Reading: third edition

As we enter the festive season, it’s time to reflect on the year that was – and it was a very good year indeed. We published our first independently funded think pieces – something we had dreamed about when starting HAG – a way to put leading-edge ideas into the...
Australia’s drought: the disaster at our doorstep

Australia’s drought: the disaster at our doorstep

Blog and photos by Eliza Clayton, intern at Humanitarian Advisory Group As you stand in your local supermarket, you consider which loaf of bread you should buy. In one hand you have multigrain and in the other hand you have wholemeal. But there are so many other...
Aid worker wellbeing: Time to face the elephant in the room

Aid worker wellbeing: Time to face the elephant in the room

A guest blog by Zoe Thomaidou, former intern at Humanitarian Advisory Group  Every year on August 19, we pay tribute to aid workers who have risked and lost their lives in humanitarian service. The World Humanitarian Day serves as an opportunity to “advocate for...