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20 Feb 2017 description

Monitoring, verification and certification are essential for ensuring the success and sustainability of Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) efforts. Monitoring assesses and documents progress towards and the sustainability of Open Defecation Free (ODF) status. Verification and certification provide a goal for communities and help implementing agencies and governments to ensure consistency and reliability of desired outcomes.

15 Feb 2017 description

About This Manual

What is it?

This manual provides an overview of the key issues related to gender-based violence (GBV) in the context of WFP’s operations. It seeks to guide staff and partners so they can better identify and respond to GBV risks related to hunger and nutrition and to WFP programmes.

In particular, the guidance aims to identify practical steps to ensure that WFP staff are able to:

  • Understand what GBV means;

  • Understand how GBV is relevant to WFP;

02 Feb 2017 description

Red Cross launches first community engagement and accountability guide

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have published a new guide on ways to effectively and systematically engage communities as a means of improving programme quality and building safer and more resilient communities.

01 Feb 2017 description

Concerted action needed to stop diseases and pests from ravaging the food chain

FAO toolbox shows how prevention, early warning, preparedness can save lives and livelihoods

1 February 2017, Rome - Food availability and food hygiene are compromised every day by diseases and pests that plague plants and animals as well as various types of contaminants. This happens on farms, in factories, at home, in fresh or sea water, in the open air and in the midst of dense forests.

27 Jan 2017 description

How to use this guidebook

Undernutrition is a multi-sectoral problem with multi-sectoral solutions. By applying integrated approaches, the impact, coherence and efficiency of the action can be improved.

26 Jan 2017 description

CELAC adopta el enfoque de género para garantizar el impacto de su plan de erradicación del hambre

Jefes de Estado y de Gobierno de toda América Latina y el Caribe aprobaron hoy la estrategia de género del principal acuerdo regional de lucha contra el hambre.

26 de enero de 2017, República Dominicana - Los Jefes de Estado y de Gobierno de los países de la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (CELAC) aprobaron hoy la estrategia de género de su Plan para la Seguridad Alimentaria, Nutrición y Erradicación del Hambre 2025.

24 Jan 2017 description


Janet Phillips Social Policy Section

19 Jan 2017 description


This report was developed to introduce Japanese disaster simulation drills as a model to help other countries plan and implement disaster simulation drill exercises.
The main objectives of this guideline are to:

  1. Provide an overview of the institutional and legislative frameworks for Disaster Management which underpin the organization of disaster simulation drills in Japan;

19 Jan 2017 description

Food insecurity and malnutrition in protracted crises: a vicious circle

Protracted crises are situations in which a significant proportion of the population is acutely vulnerable to death, disease, and disruption of livelihoods over a prolonged period of time.

Such crises are extremely challenging contexts in which to fight hunger and malnutrition – the most serious and common consequences – and poverty and account for over two-thirds of international humanitarian assistance.

15 Jan 2017 description

This document provides Technical content on ZIKV, its manifestations, complications, modes of transmission, and prevention measures to be used in answering frequently asked questions and conveying messages in information and communication materials, community talks, press conferences, etc.

11 Jan 2017 description

The ICRC provides a number of digital tools for teaching and learning international humanitarian law. The digital tools range from treaty and customary law databases, academic and reference publications, to handbooks and training materials. They target a broad range of audiences and include both introductory and advanced-level publications.

10 Jan 2017 description

CaLP is leading a process to aggregate and analyse the key commitments and recommendations from the major global processes undertaken recently, including the the Grand Bargain, ECHO’s 10 principles on cash, the High Level Panel on Cash, , Commitments, calls for action from the Agenda for Humanity reflected in CaLP’s Agenda for Cash, to develop a practical framework for action.

This framework summarises the actions the humanitarian sector has committed to take to use cash in the most effective, efficient and appropriate way possible.

06 Jan 2017 description
report Berghof Foundation

This guide offers a model and elaborates its recommendations for threatened human rights organisations and donor organisations on dealing with threat in an integrated manner. It specifically focuses on incorporating a psychosocial approach into the organisations’ routines, spaces and structures as a crucial element of integrated threat management. Drawing together lessons and insights from a joint learning process within the framework of the project “MAPA”, it emphasises how HRO and donors can work together towards achieving this goal.

03 Jan 2017 description
report Government of India

Executive Summary

About Emergency Management Exercises