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From Malaria control to Malaria elimination: A manual for elimination scenario planning

World Malaria Day 2014: WHO helps countries assess feasibility of eliminating Malaria

GENEVA¦ 24 April 2014 – On World Malaria Day (25 April), the World Health Organization (WHO) is launching a manual to help countries to assess the technical, operational and financial feasibility of moving towards malaria elimination.

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Protéger la vie privée des bénéficiaires - Principes et normes opérationnelles pour une utilisation sécurisée des données personnelles dans les programmes de transfert monétaire et électronique

L’utilisation des transferts électroniques dans les programmes de transfert monétaire (PTM) s’est accrue dans la sphère humanitaire ; ces transferts sont de plus en plus reconnus comme un type d’intervention rentable et efficace dans certains contextes d’urgence. En 2011, le Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP) a émis des recommandations dans ses recherches sur le thème des transferts électroniques, dans le rapport Les nouvelles technologies dans les programmes de transfert monétaire et l’aide humanitaire (Smith, G. et al, 2011).

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Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure



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NGO Safety and Security Training Project: How to Create Effective Security Training for NGOs

The NGO Safety and Security Training Report provides a narrative of research findings, an updated curriculum, and captures good practice and global understanding in regard to quality and consistency of NGO security training.

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Technical Guidance Note : Calculation and Use of the Alert for Price Spikes (ALPS) Indicator, April 2014

1. Introduction and background

Food prices on a local market reflect the situation of supply (availability) and demand (access) over time. They also reflect expectations of agents on future supply and demand conditions, including the seasonal patterns of supply.

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Reporting on Humanitarian Crises: A Manual for Trainers & Journalists and an Introduction for Humanitarian Workers

The manual presents a combination of standard, professional reporting techniques for journalists covering humanitarian response scenarios, plus a basic education in and understanding of the humanitarian sector.

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Guidelines for the screening, care and treatment of persons with hepatitis C infection

WHO issues its first Hepatitis C treatment guidelines

LONDON ¦ 9 April 2014 – The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued its first guidance for the treatment of hepatitis C, a chronic infection that affects an estimated 130 million to 150 million people and results in 350 000 to 500 000 deaths a year.

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Amnesty International Fair Trial Manual - Second Edition


Amnesty International releases Manual to fight injustice

A new resource to arm lawyers, defendants and the judiciary with the tools to fight against unfair trials and injustice is published by Amnesty International today.

A practical guide on the internationally agreed standards for fair criminal proceedings, the second edition of the Fair Trial Manual is the first update in more than 15 years.

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Emergency Mapping Guidelines

The aim of the guidelines is to help support an effective exchange and harmonization of emergency mapping efforts enabling the community to better cooperate during crisis times.

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Securing Children’s Rights: A Guide for Professionals Working in Alternative Care

SOS Children’s Villages and the Council of Europe have teamed up once again to advocate for the rights of children in alternative care.

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Psychosocial Support for Youth in Post-Conflict Situations – A trainer’s handbook


Every year, hundreds of thousands of young people around the world experience violent conflicts first hand. Violent conflicts interfere with youth development by disrupting everyday life, not only while the conflict is on-going, but also after the grenades and gunshots have fallen silent. Growing up surrounded by conflict and living in a post-conflict setting will have enormous impact on the lives of young people and their prospects as they grow into adulthood.

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FSIN Landscape of Key Actors Producing and Sharing Information for Food and Nutrition Security - March 2014

This document describes the landscape of key actors concerned with producing and sharing information for Food and Nutrition Security, both in emergency and in development contexts, with whom FSIN intends to collaborate in building a global Community of Practice (CoP).

It provides an overview of global and regional networks, initiatives and organizations that were selected based on their relevance to food security and nutrition information and knowledge exchange.

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To serve and to protect: Human rights and humanitarian law for police and security forces

ICRC manual explains the relevant international rules and standards of human rights applicable to law enforcement in armed conflict and other situations of violence.

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Closing the Loop: Effective Feedback in Humanitarian Contexts, Practitioner Guidance

This guidance is intended for people designing /or implementing feedback mechanisms in a humanitarian program, and in particular in cases where such mechanisms are established to:

  1. Operate at the level of the individual programme or project

  2. Operate in the context of ongoing humanitarian operations or humanitarian programming (but not necessarily in the immediate phases of relief and response after a sudden-onset crisis)

  3. Provide usable information for adjusting and improving some elements of the actions carried out and services delivered

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Open Data for Resilience Initiative field guide

World Bank, GFDRR

This guide represents a first aggregation of the methods used by a range of institutions who have implemented open data programs around building more resilient societies.

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Handwashing Promotion - Monitoring and Evaluation Module


This guide will walk you through planning and implementing monitoring and evaluation (M&E) for your handwashing promotion programme. Programmes that promote handwashing are diverse and vary in scope. The content of this module is designed to be adapted to a variety of programmes. In this guide, you will be introduced to:

• The 7 major steps of monitoring and evaluating handwashing promotion.

• Choosing indicators appropriate to the programme’s objectives.

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Cluster Coordination Guidelines

CCCM 'Guide to the Guidelines' increases level of field support.

In order to increase CCCM's level of field support and knowledge-sharing, a CCCM “Guide to the Guidelines” was created to provide CCCM Cluster Coordinators with information on the Cluster approach, CCCM Cluster structure and the activities and responsibilities associated with Cluster Coordination.

International Organization for Migration:

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Early Warning - Early Response Handbook, Version 3, 2013


It is a sad fact that violent conflict affects many countries, and that there is an irrefutable link between conflict, peace and development. Countries affected by war suffer from greater poverty, malnutrition, and underdevelopment. It is broadly recognised that stability and peace are prerequisites for poverty alleviation and a successful development process – and that sustainable development, when successfully pursued, reinforces human security, stability, and peace.