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Namibia + 17 others
CCCM Cluster Newsletter Issue No. 3, June 2013

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Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to share with you the third edition of the Global CCCM Cluster Newsletter.

This edition provides updates from our field operations and partners and also tracks the progress on our 18 month European Commission Civil Protection and Humanitarian Directorate General (ECHO) funded capacity building project to strengthen CCCM's field response and coordination.

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Colombia + 11 others
CCCM Cluster Newsletter Issue No. 2, October 2012

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Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to share the second edition of the Global CCCM Cluster Newsletter.

This edition provides an update on cluster tools, partners and operations, and highlights issues of current concern to the cluster. In particular, it focuses on the importance of effective partnerships in CCCM operations, and considers how global initiatives such as the Transformative Agenda will impact cluster strategies.

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World + 16 others
Les crises dans un nouvel ordre mondial : le projet humanitaire en danger

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Oxfam

Seule une approche locale permettra au système humanitaire international de faire face à la multiplication des besoins

L'organisation internationale Oxfam met aujourd'hui en garde contre la saturation du système humanitaire international face à l'augmentation prévisible du nombre de personnes exposées à des crises. Pour l'éviter, il importe de renforcer les ressources à proximité des régions frappées par les catastrophes naturelles et d'investir davantage dans la prévention et la réduction des risques.

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World + 16 others
Crisis en un nuevo orden mundial. Un desafío para la acción humanitaria

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Oxfam

El sistema humanitario internacional no será capaz de hacer frente al creciente número de crisis si no se actúa localmente

La agencia internacional Oxfam ha advertido hoy de que la capacidad de respuesta del sistema humanitario internacional no será suficiente para hacer frente al aumento en el número de personas expuestas a futuras crisis si no se destinan más fondos a los países más vulnerables y se invierta más en prevención y reducción de riesgos ante posibles desastres.

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World + 16 others
Crises in a new world order. Challenging the humanitarian project [EN/AR]

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Oxfam

International humanitarian system will not cope with increased case load without going local

The international humanitarian response system will fail to cope with the expected rise in the number of people exposed to crises unless there are more resources closer to where disasters happen and there is more investment in preventing and reducing the risk of disasters, warned international agency Oxfam today.

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World + 19 others
Overview of the 2012 Consolidated Appeals and similar concerted humanitarian action plans

I. Introduction

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Angola + 12 others
International cooperation on humanitarian assistance in the field of natural disasters, from relief to development - Report of the Secretary-General (A/65/356)

Sixty-fifth session

Item 70 (a) of the provisional agenda

Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including special economic assistance: strengthening of the coordination of emergency humanitarian assistance of the United Nations

Summary

The present report has been prepared pursuant to General Assembly resolution 64/251, in which the Assembly requested the Secretary-General to continue to improve the international response to natural disasters and to report thereon to the Assembly at its sixty-fifth

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Afghanistan + 16 others
Central Emergency Response Fund - Report of the Secretary-General (A/65/290)

Sixty-fifth session

Item 70 (a) of the provisional agenda*

Strengthening of the coordination of emergency humanitarian assistance of the United Nations

Summary

The present report covers activities from 1 July 2009 to 30 June 2010. Within this period, the Emergency Relief Coordinator allocated $448.3 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund to implement life-saving activities in 52 countries and territories. Funding was provided to 15 humanitarian agencies, many of which carried out their programmes in conjunction with non-governmental partners. The

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American Samoa + 10 others
Disaster Management (DM): Strategy and Coordination - Annual Report

This report covers the period 1 January 2009 to 31 December 2009.

In brief

Programme purpose: To reduce the number of deaths, injuries and impact from disasters, diseases and public health emergencies, by effectively using national, regional and international Red Cross and Red Crescent capacities and resources.

Programme summary: This annual report is a summary of key achievements of the seven individual plans implemented by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) under its disaster management global programme.

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El Salvador + 14 others
UN GA, stressing seriousness of climate change, urges Member States to approach Copenhagen conference with 'ambition, optimism and determination'

GA/10900

Sixty-fourth General Assembly
Plenary
58th & 59th Meetings (AM & PM)

Also Adopts Texts on Disaster Relief, Cultural Property, Volunteers, El Salvador, Malaria, Safety of Humanitarian Workers, Culture of Peace, Intercultural Dialogue

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Background

The General Assembly met today for its joint debate on strengthening the United Nations' coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance.

For its discussion, the Assembly had before it the Secretary General's report on safety and security of humanitarian

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Afghanistan + 59 others
Central Emergency Response Fund - Report of the Secretary-General (A/64/327)

General Assembly
Sixty-fourth session
Item 72 (a) of the provisional agenda
Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and
disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including
special economic assistance: strengthening of the coordination
of emergency humanitarian assistance of the United Nations

Summary

The present report on the Central Emergency Response Fund is submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 63/139 of 11 December 2008 and covers activities from 1 July 2008 to 30 June 2009.

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Afghanistan + 45 others
WFP's Operational Priorities - Aug 2008


Funding Trends and Their Impact on Operations


Analysis of the 2008 Programme of Work

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Afghanistan + 48 others
WFP's Operational Priorities - Jul 2008


Funding Trends and Their Impact on Operations



Analysis of the 2008 Programme of Work

As of July 2008, WFP requires 5 million metric tonnes for the current year to meet the needs of over 83 million beneficiaries among the world's neediest people in more than 80 countries.

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Afghanistan + 69 others
WFP's Operational Requirements, Shortfalls and Priorities for 2007 - 15 Oct 2007

Part I: Operational Requirements and Shortfalls

Overview of the 2007 Programme of Work

As the end of 2007 nears, the number of people the World Food Programme is seeking to support has risen to 83 million. The amount of food assistance required to assist these people is valued at US$3.4 billion. Considering resources mobilized thus far in 2007, the current level of funding falls short by some US$653 million.

Additional resources amounting to approximately US$800 million are required before the end of 2007 to ensure uninterrupted

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Afghanistan + 27 others
OCHA - Geneva Natural Disasters Highlights No. 3

"This year has been a year like no other for humanitarian action, bracketed by devastating disasters, - the Indian Ocean Tsunami in the final days of 2004 and the South Asia earthquake of October 2005, on top of the worst hurricane season in living memory - and stretching all humanitarian agencies to their maximum capacity and beyond." (Introduction of Humanitarian Appeals 2006- 30 November 2005)
South Asia Earthquake, 8 October 2005

On Saturday 8 October 2005, a 7.6 magnitude earthquake occurred in Northern Pakistan, its epicenter situated just 95

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.