Level of coordination between the humanitarian and governmental organizations in Gaza Strip and its impact on the humanitarian interventions to the Internally Displaced People (IDPs) following May escalation 2021


  • Mohammed Mohammed El-Mougher IUG




Keywords: Coordination, Gaza Strip, Humanitarian Interventions, IDPs, May escalation



In Gaza Strip, where emergencies always occur leading to devastating humanitarian consequences, both the governmental and the humanitarian non-governmental need to work together to serve the affected communities. This study aimed at identifying the level of coordination that exists between the humanitarian organizations and its impact on the humanitarian interventions provided in response to the IDPs of May escalation 2021. To achieve its objectives, the study used the descriptive analytical approach where interviews were conducted with relevant stakeholders. The study mainly found that the coordination is an essential component of the humanitarian and governmental organizations’ work that positively impact the efficiency of their interventions and that both humanitarian and governmental organization coordinate and partner with each other and with relevant stakeholders including governmental and non-governmental organizations and it also found that the level of coordination in response to May escalation of hostilities reached 80 per cent however more improvements are required for effective interventions and response. The study recommended humanitarian organizations to accelerate their response to the emergency status and make use of their resources available as quickly as possible to avoid causing negative impact and that the IDPs working group under the Inter-Cluster Coordination Group to be activated to improve the response to IDPs and to improve the coordination and collaboration between the governmental and humanitarian organizations to the greatest extent possible for further effective response.


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How to Cite

El-Mougher, M. M. (2022). Level of coordination between the humanitarian and governmental organizations in Gaza Strip and its impact on the humanitarian interventions to the Internally Displaced People (IDPs) following May escalation 2021. International Journal of Disaster Risk Management, 4(2), 15–45. https://doi.org/10.18485/ijdrm.2022.4.2.2