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TitleApplying the Care Group Model in relief contexts : case studies in South Sudan and Somalia
AuthorDamaris, Peter
SubjectCare Group Model
SubjectAsset based community development
SubjectProtracted crisis
SubjectLinking relief
SubjectRehabilitation and development
SubjectHumanitarian action
SubjectCommunity based intervention
SubjectRelief work
SubjectSouth Sudan
SubjectBehaviour change communication
SubjectHumanitarian assistance -- Africa, Northeast -- Case studies
SubjectNon-governmental organizations -- Africa, Northeast -- Case studies
SubjectInternational relief -- Africa, Northeast -- Case studies
SubjectTechnical assistance -- Africa, Northeast -- Case studies
SubjectCommunity-based social services -- Africa, Northeast -- Case studies
Format1 online resource (viii, 158, [6] pages) : illustrations (some color), 1 map
AbstractText in English
AbstractThis study analyses the application of a community based intervention, the Care Group (CG) model, in relief work in Somalia and South Sudan. On the basis of expert interviews and a variety of documents it was researched whether the CG model is applicable to the context mentioned or if adaptations would be necessary. An increase in prolonged crises challenges humanitarian action to adapt relief work to longer-term interventions. The concept of combining the strengths of development cooperation and humanitarian action - Linking Relief, Rehabilitation and Development - is looked at in this study. Furthermore, for example, the asset-based community development approach, humanitarian work and characteristics of a protracted crisis were explored as the theoretical back-ground. The findings and the conclusion of this research may provide inputs for other humanitarian NGOs that are working in chronic conflict situations and being confronted with the need to introduce a long-term method for Behaviour Change Communication.
AbstractDevelopment Studies
AbstractM.A. (Development Studies)
IdentifierDamaris, Peter (2017) Applying the Care Group Model in relief contexts : case studies in South Sudan and Somalia, University of South Africa, Pretoria,