Complex Emergencies and Politial Instability in Asia

(CEPSA) - Exploring the causes and dynamics of complex emergencies

Publications

Briefs

These concise summaries of current CEPSA research focus on conflict, complex emergencies, climate hazards and disasters, and governance issues impacting countries in South and Southeast Asia. These research briefs discuss ongoing program research, findings, and next steps.

Climate Security Vulnerability in Asia V2

The CEPSA climate security vulnerability research team presents its updated findings of the Asian Climate Security Vulnerability model version 2 (ACSV V2), an attempt to map sub-national climate security vulnerability in 11 countries in South and…

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Country Strategy Document Analysis

This brief serves as the detailed follow-up to the CEPSA aid researchers’ first analysis on the national CCA and DRR plans and their implementation in Bangladesh and Nepal. While that study relied heavily on interviews, this…

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Country Briefs

These concise summaries of current CEPSA research focus on conflict, complex emergencies, climate hazards and disasters, and governance issues impacting countries in South and Southeast Asia. These research briefs discuss ongoing program research, findings, and next steps.

Codebooks

These concise summaries of current CEPSA research focus on conflict, complex emergencies, climate hazards and disasters, and governance issues impacting countries in South and Southeast Asia. These research briefs discuss ongoing program research, findings, and next steps.

Climate Disaster Aid Transparency Codebook

The codebook for the CEPSA Aid Transparency dataset investigates the availability and quality of project documentation for a randomly selected set of projects from five major donors and 11 countries in order to understand the availability…

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ACLED Asia Codebook

The codebook for the Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset (ACLED) explains the data collection process, coding methodology, and definitions for conflict actor types and events.

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Reports

These concise summaries of current CEPSA research focus on conflict, complex emergencies, climate hazards and disasters, and governance issues impacting countries in South and Southeast Asia. These research briefs discuss ongoing program research, findings, and next steps.

Final Program Report on Complex Emergencies and Political Stability in Asia | 2019

This report summarizes CEPSA program findings on disaster vulnerability and response, conflict assessment, complex emergencies, and Asian politics. Understanding how different insecurities coalesce to impact vulnerability in Asia—and assessing when and how these insecurities can develop into…

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Working Paper: Politicizing Disaster Preparation | 2017

CEPSA researcher Jennifer Bussell uses new and unique data on disaster preparedness training from India’s states to show that it is not simply exposure to past hazards that predicts preparedness policies, but rather the character of…

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