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26 May 2017 description

WHY A REGIONAL FOCUS MODEL?

A key challenge faced by humanitarian agencies is how to ensure that limited available resources are allocated where they are most needed and are efficiently delivered in a principled manner. Decisions to allocate resources must strike a balance between meeting the immediate needs of crisis affected communities and supporting efforts to strengthen resilience and response preparedness to future emergencies.

24 May 2017 description

Switzerland - 2015 was the year of hope for the global migration and humanitarian communities.

That year, we saw the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development call for effective measures and strengthened support to empower displaced people and migrants as part of a broader commitment “to leave no one behind”. This was important progress on the Millennium Development Goals which had nothing to say about migration, let alone the contribution it can make to resilience or sustainable development.

23 May 2017 description

Dili, 22 May 2017 – The Global Conference on the 2030 Agenda: A Roadmap for SDGs in Fragile and Conflict-affected States” was officially opened on Monday by the President of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste H.E. Mr. Francisco Guterres “Lu Olo”.

In his speech, H.E Mr Francisco Guterres "Lu Olo" stated that "Timor-Leste was one of the few countries to ratify the 2030 Agenda at the parliamentary level. This clearly shows our commitment to both the global development agenda and the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals"

22 May 2017 description
report UN General Assembly

Note by the Secretary-General

The Secretary-General has the honour to transmit to the General Assembly the report of the Director-General of the World Health Organization, submitted in accordance with General Assembly resolution 70/300.

Report of the Director-General of the World Health Organization on consolidating gains and accelerating efforts to control and eliminate malaria in developing countries, particularly in Africa, by 2030

Summary

03 May 2017 description

The food security crisis is expected to escalate at the start of the dry season in July.

Anticipated scope and scale

Timor-Leste has been experiencing a severe drought due to the El Niño phenomenon since the end of 2015. The latest rainy season, which takes place from November 2016 to May 2017, has been insufficient and erratic, maintaining drought conditions on most of the island. In the next three months, rains are expected to remain insufficient with the onset of the dry season in June.

03 May 2017 description

Executive summary

This report summarises the performance of the Australian aid program in 2014-15. It reviews progress with implementation of the Government’s policy and performance framework for the aid program.
Chapter 1 reviews progress towards the 10 strategic targets set by the Government to assess the performance of the aid program as a whole. Good progress has been made against the strategic targets.

03 May 2017 description

Executive Summary

This report summarises the performance of the Australian aid program in 2015-16. It reviews progress with implementation of the Government’s policy and performance framework.

02 May 2017 description

Editorial

Climate Change Matters in this edition celebrates the handing over of the Pacific Greenhouse Gas abatement Programme through renewable Energy (PiGGarEP) projects in Palau and tuvalu. the excellent outcomes from both Palau and tuvalu need to be replicated in other communities and in remote outer islands. it’s at these times that we ask ourselves - “is the pilot approach to building resiliency in the Pacific the best approach? What happens to the many communities and outer islands with similar issues? do they need the same interventions?”.

21 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

  • From January 2015 to February 2017, a total of 13,578 children under the age of 5 years and 19,510 pregnant and nursing mothers were treated for malnutrition. In addition, 8,244 children and 6,429 pregnant and nursing mothers received nutritious food in a malnutrition prevention project.

  • Since January 2016, 309.3 mt of locally-produced Timor Vita, a specialised nutritious food for women, was distributed to 87 percent of the health facilities in 9 municipalities.

06 Apr 2017 description

Introduction

In the period covered by this report, the water, sanitation and hygiene promotion (WASH) component of the health programme in the Asia Pacific region was based on the strategic directions set by the IFRC as follows:

i) Global Agenda Goal 2 (reduce the number of deaths, illnesses and impact from diseases and public health emergencies)

ii) Global health and care policies iii) Global Water and Sanitation Initiative (GWSI)

27 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

  • From January 2015 to January 2017, a total of 13,578 children under the age of five years and 19,510 pregnant and nursing mothers were treated for malnutrition. In addition, 8,244 children and 6,429 pregnant and nursing mothers received nutritious food in a malnutrition prevention project.

  • Since January 2016, 289 mt of locally-produced Timor Vita, a specialised nutritious food for women, was distributed to all health facilities.

08 Mar 2017 description

Overview

Timor-Leste is exposed to frequent floods and landslides during the rainy season (November to April) and experiences droughts during the dry season. The 2015 to 2016 El Niño event was particularly severe with an estimated 400,000 people affected by drought conditions across Covalima,
Oecusse, Baucau, Viqueque and Lautem municipalities.

02 Mar 2017 description

La faim persiste dans les zones de conflits chroniques malgré de bonnes récoltes mondiales

Les urgences liées à la sécurité alimentaire sont appelées à augmenter

28 Feb 2017 description

This operations update formalizes the removal of food, seed distribution and conditional cash (for livelihoods) activities from the plan of action and replaces them with provision of unconditional cash grants for meeting multipurpose needs. This change was the result of continuous assessment of community needs, incorporation of feedback from affected people and local leaders, and challenges relating to securing a tender for food that meets IFRC standards.

28 Feb 2017 description

In 2016, the Surge Capacity Section (SCS) managed 144 deployments to 32 countries.

25 Feb 2017 description

Missing Migrants Project tracks fatalities of migrants, including refugees, traveling along mixed migration routes around the world.

This map shows the different transit routes in Southeast Asia. #MissingMigrants

22 Feb 2017 description

Missing Migrants Project tracks fatalities of migrants, including refugees, traveling along mixed migration routes around the world.

This map shows the different transit routes in Southeast Asia. #MissingMigrants.