Research and resources
Explore case studies, impact evaluations, reports, and other technical documents about our programs. Learn about our research partnerships, and please contact us if you have any questions.
March 21, 2022
Outsmarting La Niña
This brief offers lessons and recommendations for a smarter drought response in the Horn of Africa, which protects and builds on major resilience over the last decade.
July 26, 2021
Social Capital in the Wake of Disaster
This report assesses the response of small businesses to the port blast to understand how social, market, and political networks and identity markers affect access to key information, assistance and services.
April 19, 2021
Negotiating for Humanitarian Access Online Course
Gaining access for humanitarian assistance is a constant challenge. In this one-hour course, you will learn essential strategies for negotiating humanitarian access.
September 29, 2020
Inclusive Energy Access in Emergencies: A Handbook for Humanitarians
This handbook equips humanitarian practitioners with practical tools to improve inclusive energy access in emergencies.
November 20, 2019
ADAPTing Aid: Lessons from Six Case Studies
In 2015 the IRC and Mercy Corps joined forces to launch ADAPT (Analysis Driven Agile Programming Techniques) to research, innovate and field test adaptive management techniques for the sector.