Project details

Evidence based policy for post crisis
Stability: bridging the gap
SEC-2013.4.3-1 SEC-2013.4.3-1
Start date:
36 months

Project funding

This project has received funding from the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under the grant agreement 607960

Bridging the gap

Natural disasters and civil conflict are the most common causes of acute crises around the world. Earthquakes, floods, droughts, protracted civil violence bring with them not only immediate death, injuries and losses of livelihoods but they bring about serious knock on effects such as migration, famines, chronic instability, small arms proliferation and unemployment. All of these are both underpinned and aggravated by the lack of basic social services such as health and education, pushing the communities further down the spiral of hopelessness.

Live Articles

Civil Registration and Vital Statistics in Conflict and Emergencies

Will the Momentum be Used to Address the Right Challenges?

In fragile regions affected by conflict, civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) is increasingly being seen as an essential tool for statebuilding and good governance. But to make it work, decision-makers need to tackle some tough challenges – both political and technical.

Bridging the Gap – The Role of Health, Education and Data in Paving the Way from Crisis to Stability

The European Union FP7-financed CAERUS Consortium organised in Brussels on the 18th March 2015, the first of two consultative workshops on the CAERUS research project – Evidence Based Policy for post Crisis Stability: Bridging the Gap.

Is Education a Hidden Shortcut from Crisis to Stability?

In this second article from Caerus project members, ECDPM, the question on education as a potential success factor within post crisis regions is explored.

The articles are part of an ongoing effort raise awareness of issues relating to post crisis stability.

You can see more, here.