In a letter to the editor of the New York Times, Sarah Costa, executive director, talks about the need for clean cook stoves in refugee settings. Read the letter as it appeared in the New York Times.

Protecting Women and the Environment in the Great Lakes Region

An appraisal of the energy situation, and opportunities for protection, among displaced people in the Great Lakes region.

Facilitator's Kit: Community Preparedness for Reproductive Health and Gender

This Facilitator's Kit provides a complete framework for a 3-day training on Community Preparedness for Reproductive Health and Gender. The goal is to build community capacity to prepare and respond to risks and inequities faced by women and girls during emergencies. 

Local Civil Society Consulted at HQ, Less So in the Field

Local organizations are perfectly placed to help crisis-affected communities. Their work merits similar attention--as well as funding and leadership roles--at the field level. 

Sexual and reproductive health: An essential element of disaster preparedness and response

When Tropical Cyclone Pam slammed into Vanuatu, it was a grim reminder that sexual and reproductive health must be a mainstay of disaster risk reduction plans.