Online survey "How do you speak humanitarian?": Summmary report of results


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Research Study


From January 19th to May 30th 2018, an online survey was disseminated to the approximately 2600 organizations included in our database of humanitarian actors (Humanitarian Organizations Dataset, HOD) as well as to the CERAH network. Advisory Board members and HE partners were invited to circulate the survey within their organization/network. Thanks to the mobilization of Advisory Board members and partners, 1435 respondents connected to survey and 1060 finished it. 766 respondents answered all questions entirely. The objectives of the survey were to: - Test the relevance of our research approach (i.e. the analysis of the causes, dimensions and impacts of conceptual variation in the humanitarian field) for humanitarian practitioners; - Identify a first set of concepts which are salient for humanitarian practitioners;


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