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Humanitarian Aid

Alertnet.org, Humanitarian Aid and Disaster News - Reuters AlertNet is a humanitarian news network based around a popular Web site. It aims to keep relief professionals and the wider public up-to-date on humanitarian crises around the globe.

The Homelessness Resource Center: Resource Library - The Homelessness Resource Center is an interactive community of providers, consumers, policymakers, researchers, and public agencies at federal, state, and local levels. The primary mission of the Homelessness Resource Center is to improve the lives of people affected by homelessness who have mental health conditions, substance use issues, and histories of trauma. They share state-of-the art knowledge and promising practices to prevent and end homelessness through, training and technical assistance, publications and materials, on-line learning opportunities, and networking and collaboration.

Humanitarian Information Centres - Humanitarian Information Centres (HIC) support the co-ordination of humanitarian assistance through the provision of information products and services. HIC is a place where the humanitarian community can share and access information resources in order to improve the planning and delivery of humanitarian assistance. They collect, analyze, and disseminate data in support of the provision of humanitarian assistance, developing and supporting data standards.

Irinnews.org, Humanitarian News and Analysis - Integrated Regional Information Networks, commonly known as IRIN, acts as a news agency focusing on humanitarian stories in regions that are often forgotten, under-reported, misunderstood or ignored.

Refworld: The Leader in Refugee Decision Support - Refworld is the leading source of information necessary for taking quality decisions on refugee status. Refworld contains a vast collection of reports relating to situations in countries of origin, policy documents and positions, and documents relating to international and national legal frameworks. The information has been carefully selected and compiled from UNHCR's global network of field offices, Governments, international, regional and non-governmental organizations, academic institutions and judicial bodies.

Reliefweb.org, Global Hub for Humanitarian Information - ReliefWeb is one of the world’s leading on-line gateways to information on humanitarian emergencies and disasters. An independent vehicle of information, designed specifically to assist the international humanitarian community in effective delivery of emergency assistance, it provides timely, reliable and relevant information as events unfold, while emphasizing the coverage of "forgotten emergencies" at the same time.

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs - OCHA supports and facilitates the work of UN agencies, non-governmental organisations and the Red Cross/Crescent Movement that deliver humanitarian services and assistance to people in need. It also works closely with governments, supporting them in their lead role for organising humanitarian response in emergency situations.