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23 Oct 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund


1. Rationale of the EiE Handbook

23 Oct 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund


1. Rationale of the EiE Handbook

The right to education is most at risk during emergencies and during the transition period following a crisis.

19 Oct 2016 description


This flipbook is for community health workers to use to educate their communities about Zika, how it is spread, the effects of the virus, what to do if infected, and how to prevent Zika.

16 Oct 2016 description


In a statement issued in December 2013, the Principals of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) affirmed that all humanitarian actors have a responsibility to place protection at the center of humanitarian action.

11 Oct 2016 description
report ALNAP

The Evaluating Humanitarian Action Guide supports evaluation specialists and non-specialists in every stage of an evaluation, from initial decision to final dissemination.

A pilot version of this Guide was first released in June 2013, following a three-year drafting process led by ALNAP, co-authors John Cosgrave and Margie Buchanan-Smith, and supported by an inter-agency advisory group.

10 Oct 2016 description


Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

An umbrella term for any harmful act that is perpetrated against a person's will and that is based on socially-ascribed differences between males and females (i.e. gender). It includes acts that inflict physical, sexual or mental harm or suffering, threats of such acts, coercion, and other deprivations of liberty.

07 Oct 2016 description

Aide-mémoire N°383
Octobre 2016

Principaux faits

07 Oct 2016 description


The Guidance Note on Recovery: Private Sector draws from the wider body of knowledge on private sector recovery and from documented experiences of past and present disaster planning and recovery e orts. Materials have been collected through desk review and direct consultations with relevant experts. These experiences and lessons learned are classi ed into the following four major issues:

  1. The Disaster Recovery Role of the Private Sector

  2. Engaging the Private Sector in Disaster Recovery

05 Oct 2016 description

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement and Georgetown University’s Institute for the Study of International Migration organized an expert consultation on “Guidance on protecting people from disasters and environmental change through planned relocation.” An overview of the project is synthesized below.

30 Sep 2016 description


Sexual exploitation and abuse by humanitarian workers and other actors engaged in assisting the most vulnerable populations directly contradicts the principles upon which humanitarian action is based.

Sexual exploitation and abuse inflicts indelible harm on the very people seeking protection from armed conflict and natural disasters.

29 Sep 2016 description
report Pacific Community

The Strategic Agenda 2020 outlines the direction and intent of the Pacific Islands Emergency Management Alliance (PIEMA) - an alliance between Pacific Islands National Disaster Management Offices, the Pacific Islands Fire and Emergency Services Association, the membership of the Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council and the Pacific Islands Chiefs of Police.

21 Sep 2016 description

The aim of this guidance is to assist humanitarian Coordinators (HCs) and HCTs to develop a comprehensive and humanitarian system-wide protection strategy in a manner that is light and enhances the effectiveness and performance of country-level humanitarian responses.

This guidance is deliberately flexible so that HCs and HCTs can design a process for strategy development that is conducive to the operational context as well as to the capacities and coordination mechanisms that are in place at country level.

16 Sep 2016 description

New Framework to build resilience to climate change and disasters in the Pacific Islands

(Pohnpei, FSM): Pacific Leaders’ endorsement of the The Framework for Resilient Development in the Pacific (FRDP), the world’s first integrated regional framework to build resilience to climate change and disasters, has been applauded by Pacific regional and international organisations.