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Gender and Climate Change: Guidance Note

This guidance note outlines how climate change can impact men and women differently and identifies important ways in which gender roles can strengthen mens and women’s capacity to adapt to changing climate-related risks. As gender equality is an ongoing commitment of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, the note proposes steps for helping Red Cross Red Crescent colleagues to be climate-smart and gender sensitive in their programming.

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Cluster CCCM - ¿Qué es la coordinación y gestión de alojamientos temporales?

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Esta Casa simboliza el enfoque holístico de la coordinación y gestión de alojamientos temporales. La Gestión de alojamientos temporales consiste en la provisión de asistencia y protección a personas desplazadas por desastres naturales y/o conflictos en base al marco legal de protección internacional y leyes nacionales, y al cumplimiento de las normas mínimas para la respuesta humanitaria (Esfera). La Gestión de alojamiento se fundamenta en los principios de participación y rendición de cuentas a poblaciones afectadas con el fin de asegurar su dignidad durante el desplazamiento.

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Cluster CCCM - Roles y responsabilidades en coordinación y gestión de alojamientos temporales

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RESPONSABILIDADES DEL ADMINISTRADOR

1.- Designar el emplazamiento, abrir y cerrar alojamientos temporales

2.- Resolver los conflictos derivados de la apropiación de tierras (asentamientos temporales) o de edificios (centros colectivos/ albergues) y sobre los derechos de ocupación

3.- Emitir la documentación, permisos y licencias (por ejemplo, certificados de nacimiento o muerte, documentos de identidad, autorizaciones de viaje) para los residentes del alojamiento temporal

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Cluster CCCM -Tipos de alojamiento temporales

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CAMPAMENTOS PLANIFICADOS

Son aquellos en los que la autoridad responsable (p. ej. El Gobierno Nacional) asigna a la población damnificada un espacio específico definido para tal fin, el cual ha sido preferentemente preparado para ser utilizado como Alojamiento Temporal siguiendo los estándares internacionales. Deben tener una oferta completa de servicios, incluyendo suministro de agua, distribución de alimentos, distribución de ayuda no alimentaria y educación, entre otros (por ejemplo, un campamento organizado)

CAMPAMENTOS ESPONTÁNEOS

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Actividades de protección en alojamientos temporales

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¿Qué es la protección?

“El concepto de protección abarca todas las actividades tendentes a conseguir el pleno respeto de los derechos de las personas, de conformidad con la letra y el espíritu de la normativa pertinente (derechos humanos, derecho humanitario y derecho de los refugiados). Los agentes humanitarios y los defensores de los derechos humanos deberán realizar esas actividades en forma imparcial, y no basándose en la raza, el origen étnico o nacional, la lengua, el sexo, etc” (CICR)

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Riesgos de protección en alojamientos temporales

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Riesgos de Protección

Hablar de protección en acción humanitaria es reflexionar acerca de los riesgos y peligros que las personas desplazadas sufren como resultado de la acción de otras personas, o por el efecto fortuito de un desastre.

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Consolidated guidelines on HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care for key populations - July 2014

New guidelines stress increasing key populations’ access to HIV services

Countries need to remove legal and social barriers that prevent many people from accessing services for HIV testing, treatment and care, according to new WHO guidelines.

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The CDAC Network Suite of Common Communication Needs Assessment Tools

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Three of the Media Development agencies (MDAs) of the CDAC Network - BBC Media Action, International Media Support (IMS) and Internews - have come together to develop a suite of common tools for conducting communication needs assessments following a disaster. These are based on questionnaires used by Internews in its information needs assessments.

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Assessing information & communication needs - A quick and easy guide for those working in humanitarian response

The CDAC Network Member agencies have worked together to develop common tools to assess information and communication needs of communities affected by disasters.

This guide, developed in collaboration with The Assessment Capacities Project (ACAPS), is aimed at staff working in a humanitarian response.

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Integrating climate change and urban risks into the VCA: Ensure effective participatory analysis and enhanced community action

The IFRC yesterday announced the release of its new supplementary guidance, Integrating Climate Change and Urban Risks into the Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment, developed by the Community Preparedness and Risk Reduction Department (CPDRR) after an extensive global consultation.

The booklet also includes input from National Societies worldwide, IFRC zone offices and the Climate Centre and other reference centres.

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The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples - A Manual for National Human Rights Institutions

Introduction for users

This Manual aims to support and strengthen the work of national human rights institutions (NHRIs) – whether they are human rights commissions or ombudsman offices – in the promotion, protection and enjoyment of the rights of indigenous peoples, especially NHRIs that are established in accordance with the Paris Principles.

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Right to Food Handbook 10: Right to food training

The purpose of this handbook devoted to training is to offer guidance on the appropriate way to implement training processes on the right to food by adapting them to the different groups.

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Right to Food Handbook 9: Who's who in the right to food

This handbook provides an overview of who is who and what his/her role is in the realization of the human right to food. This information enhances the possibilities of coordination and collaboration between the different actors as well as accountability.

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Right to Food Handbook 8: Advocacy on the right to food based on the analysis of government budgets

This handbook provides information on some of the aspects in which the public budget plays an important role for the realization of the right to food. It also addresses the implementation of advocacy actions based on an analysis of government budgets.

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Right to Food Handbook 7: Assessment of the right to food

This handbook provides practical information and tools for conducting a right to food assessment as a first step in a strategy to ensure this right and to take the appropriate measures accordingly with the obligation of progressive realization of this right. The content of this handbook is based on the FAO's “Guide to Conducting a Right to Food Assessment”.

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Right to Food Handbook 6: Information for monitoring the right to food

This third handbook on monitoring the right to food provides detail on the information needed for monitoring, information gathering methods, information systems and databases for monitoring as well as on dissemination of information.

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Right to Food Handbook 5: Procedures for monitoring the right to food

This handbook presents the basic process to be followed for monitoring policies, programmes and projects aimed at the right to food, starting from the components that distinguish it from a conventional monitoring framework: the basic content of the right to food, the State obligations and the principles of human rights.

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Right to Food Handbook 4: General aspects regarding monitoring the right to food

This handbook, introductory to the group of those which are devoted to the process of monitoring the right to food, presents the conceptual basis for monitoring centered and based on a human rights approach. It also provides a description of the methodological and analytical agenda for monitoring.