Protection: What is it anyway?

Protection: What is it anyway?

Published Date

January 4, 2016

Protection in humanitarian action is fundamentally about the people caught up in an emergency being safe from the harm others might cause them. A new series of materials, produced by Oxfam for the Global Protection Cluster with financing from the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department, provides a clear, concise, plain-language overview of what protection means in operational terms in an emergency and who is responsible for what. Download the materials at:



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