John Borton
Overseas Development Institute
Occupational safety and healthFamineSuicide preventionMedicineEnvironmental health
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Last. Jeremy ShohamH-Index: 4
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#1Raymond Apthorpe (Centre for Development Studies)H-Index: 1
#2John Borton (Overseas Development Institute)H-Index: 8
#1John BortonH-Index: 8
#2Adrian P. WoodH-Index: 1
Last. Raymond ApthorpeH-Index: 1
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Last. Frances StevensonH-Index: 1
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#1Adrian P. WoodH-Index: 1
#2Raymond ApthorpeH-Index: 1
Last. John BortonH-Index: 8
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Last. John BortonH-Index: 8
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* 1. Introduction - The Editors * 2. Somalia: towards evaluating Netherlands humanitarian assistance - Phil O'Keefe, Ted Kliest, John Kirkby and Wiert Flikkema * 3. Exploring the Swedish emergency relief experience in the Horn of Africa - Adrian Wood * 4. Evaluating Sida's complex emergency assistance in Cambodia: conflicting perceptions - Claes Lindahl * 5. Doing study 3 of the Joint Evaluation of Emergency Assistance to Rwanda: the team leader's perspective - John Borton * 6. Mission possible:...
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#1John Borton (Overseas Development Institute)H-Index: 8
This paper examines the co-ordination strategies developed to respond to the Great Lakes crisis following the events of April 1994. It analyses the different functions and mechanisms which sought to achieve a co-ordinated response – ranging from facilitation at one extreme to management and direction at the other. The different regimes developed to facilitate co-ordination within Rwanda and neighbouring countries, focusing on both inter-agency and inter-country co-ordination issues, are then ana...
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#1John Borton (Overseas Development Institute)H-Index: 8
Since 1991 the international relief system has been undergoing a process of rapid and fundamental change associated with the end of the Cold War period. The principal changes concern (i) the international community's approach to national sovereignty and the 'right' of armed intervention in support of humanitarian objectives, and (ii) organisational changes aimed at improving the coordination and effectiveness of the response by donor organisations and the United Nations. This paper describes the...
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#1Mike Hulme (UEA: University of East Anglia)H-Index: 74
#2Yvan Biot (UEA: University of East Anglia)H-Index: 3
Last. Neil Ward (Hadley Centre for Climate Prediction and Research)H-Index: 2
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An experimental seasonal rainfall forecast for the African Sahel as a whole has been issued by the UK Meteorological Office for each year since 1986. The scientific aspects of the forecast, including its current and possible future status, have been discussed in Part I of this paper. Here, we examine how the forecast might be applied, and assess the impacts it may have on potential users in Africa. Five groups of users of the rainfall forecasts are identified: hydrological forecasters, crop prod...
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