When the Rubber Hits the Road: Local leadership in the first 100 days of the Rohingya crisis response

The international community has committed to the localization of humanitarian action. In practice, this means a shift of power, resources and decision-making to local and national responders. But how is this shift manifested during a humanitarian response of the complexity and scale of the Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh?

This analysis explores how the global localization agenda impacted the operational response to the Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh and sheds light on how leadership, funding and capacity were divided between international and local actors. 

Published 2020-04-01

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