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A Double-Edged Sword: Livelihoods In Emergencies

Humanitarian practitioners are advised to assess GBV risks early on and to implement measures to reduce vulnerability in operational activities, in order to avoid unintentionally increasing GBV and insecurity.

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Nouvelles études de cas

Étude de cas du CaLP - Soutien au relèvement économique des foyers urbains dans la ville de Karoi, au Zimbabwe

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Shelter Projects 2011-2012

The fourth edition of ‘Shelter Projects’, is launched at a time when shelter is more relevant than ever as an instrument of humanitarian response. The case studies in this edition reflect the on-going challenges posed by responses to complex emergencies such as Haiti and Pakistan as well as new challenges derived from unprecedented level of population displacement in Africa, Asia and in the Middle East.

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Uganda + 1 other
External Evaluation of the Trust Fund for Victims Programmes in Northern Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo: Towards a Perspective for Upcoming Interventions

Created in 2002, the International Criminal Court's Trust Fund for Victims (TFV) is the first of its kind to end impunity and promote justice through programs that assist survivors of atrocities return to a dignified and productive life within their communities.

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MPs welcome £35 million Government funding for FGM but highlight need for action at home to ensure credibility abroad

International Development Committee

Select Committee Announcement No.20

12 September 2013
For Immediate Release

Second Report: Violence Against Women and Girls (HC 107)

MPs welcome £35 million Government funding for FGM but highlight need for action at home to ensure credibility abroad

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Rwanda + 1 other
The Contribution of Food Assistance to Durable Solutions in Protracted Refugee Situations: its impact and role in Rwanda (2007–2011)


Evaluation Features

  1. This impact evaluation was commissioned jointly by WFP and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and conducted by an independent evaluation team of specialists in evaluation, food security, livelihoods, nutrition and gender, with appropriate experience of Rwandan and refugee context.

  2. Serving both accountability and learning purposes, the evaluation was intended to:

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Uganda + 1 other
Evaluation of Child Friendly Spaces - Uganda Field Study Summary Report

Spaces built to keep children safe after an emergency or conflict can also help them recover from trauma, according to research on Congolese children who have sought refuge in western Uganda.

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DFID’s work through UNICEF

The Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) has published a report today on the Department for International Development (DFID)’s work through the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). ICAI has given the work a rating of Green-Amber.

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Protecting Communities in the DRC: Understanding gender dynamics and empowering women and men


Armed conflict has devastated large swathes of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since 1997. Civilians in many parts of the eastern provinces – men, women, boys and girls – still face constant threats of forced displacement, sexual violence, abduction, and extortion, not only from militia groups, but in many cases from those who are mandated to protect them. Deep-seated attitudes and beliefs continue to perpetuate discrimination and violence against women.

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Securing an AIDS Free Future: Practical Lessons about Security and AIDS in Conflict and Post-Conflict Settings

Overview and background

Leadership of the Security Council

The Security Council has played a leading role in raising global awareness of the links between AIDS and security. Through landmark resolutions 1308 in 2000 and 1983 in 2011, the Security Council has galvanized global action to integrate HIV responses in uniformed services. In this regard, the UN has led by example, addressing HIV as an integral component of its own peacekeeping missions in diverse settings.

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Demystifying Gender

Established in 2007, GenCap is a standby roster of gender experts managed by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Sub-Working Group on Gender in Humanitarian Action and the Norwegian Refugee Council.

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Cash and child protection: how cash transfer programming can protect children from abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence

This discussion paper examines the links between cash transfers and the positive and negative outcomes for children – in particular, the role cash transfers have played in protecting children from abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence. It aims to identify ways in which cash transfer activities could be designed to support the protection of children affected by emergencies.

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2011 Learning Review: Harnessing External Evaluations to Build on Strengths, Enhance Effectiveness

By Saul Guerrero

Evaluation, Learning & Accountability Advisor

ACF’s culture of evaluations helps improve its global impact by identifying common strengths, weaknesses and best practices.

Action Against Hunger has a long harnessed internal and external reviews to determine how our programs stand up against measures of impact, sustainability, relevance, coherence, coverage, effectiveness and efficiency.

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Evaluation of the Inter-Departmental Conflict Pool

Executive Summary The Conflict Pool is a funding mechanism for conflict prevention activities, managed jointly by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, DFID and the Ministry of Defence.
Based on case studies of Pakistan and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), this evaluation of the Conflict Pool’s Official Development Assistance element assesses whether it has led to a coherent, strategic and effective UK approach to conflict prevention.


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Cash & voucher learning event – rapport final

L’atelier d’échange et d’apprentissage sur l’assistance monétaire en RDC a été organisé et facilité par les organisations suivantes : ACF USA, Care International, Oxfam GB et l’UNICEF. Il était financé par CaLP (Cash Learning Partnership) et UNICEF.

Cet atelier est parti d’un premier constat : alors que les projets d’assistance monétaire se développent de plus en plus en RDC, et plus particulièrement dans la zone Est, il n’existe que peu de cadres d’échange entre acteurs humanitaires autour de cette approche.

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Social and Economic Impacts of Tuungane - Final Report on the Effects of a Community Driven Reconstruction Program in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo


This report provides the results of an assessment of the impacts of Tuungane, a major UK government funded Community Driven Reconstruction (CDR) Program implemented by the IRC and CARE International in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).