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20 Jul 2017 description

Monitoring and Evaluation at NRC: Quality Programs, Accountability, and Continuous Learning

NRC is committed to measuring and understanding program performance as an integral part of providing quality humanitarian assistance. Our approach to monitoring and evaluation addresses three central questions:

19 Jul 2017 description

United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 16: “Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.”

Target 16.7: “Ensure responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making at all levels.”

Indicator 16.7.2: “Proportion of population who believe decision-making is inclusive and responsive, by sex, age, disability and population group.”

19 Jul 2017 description

"Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism" (P/CVE) is a global State-led approach that is part of a broader counter-terrorism agenda.

18 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Avant propos

Un enfant sur 10 présente un handicap. Les conflits armés et les catastrophes intensifient davantage les handicaps chez les enfants. Dans toute communauté affectée par une crise, les enfants et adultes handicapés font partie des plus marginalisés, et pourtant ils sont souvent exclus de l’aide humanitaire.
Les Principaux engagements en faveur des enfants dans l’action humanitaire constituent un cadre de travail destiné à fournir une aide humanitaire à tous les enfants, quelque soit leur statut ou leur situation.

18 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
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One in every 10 children has a disability. Armed conflict and disasters further increase disabilities among children. Within any crisis-affected community, children and adults with disabilities are among the most marginalized, yet they often are excluded from humanitarian assistance.

17 Jul 2017 description

Although the importance of women’s contribution to the agricultural sector in developing countries is now widely acknowledged, there is little systematic evidence on how gender gaps in control over resources have changed over time in response to agricultural policy and technological interventions. In particular, few large-scale, national-level studies examine these effects for developing countries. This is surprising in light of the pervasive impact of agricultural technology and policy innovation on gender differences in control over productive resources for agriculture.

17 Jul 2017 description

WHY COORDINATE?

Humanitarian coordination seeks to improve the effectiveness of humanitarian response by ensuring greater predictability, accountability and partnership.

Coordination in humanitarian contexts is vital at local, national, regional and global levels, and involving:

• Assessing situations and needs;

• Agreeing common priorities;

• Fills gaps, prevents duplication and targets those most in need;

• Developing common strategies to address issues such as negotiating access;

17 Jul 2017 description

This Handbook is designed primarily for local government leaders and policy makers. It seeks to support public policy and decision making so they can implement activities to reduce disaster risk and build resilience. It sets out practical guidance for putting the “Ten Essentials for Making Cities Resilient“, into action.

12 Jul 2017 description
report ALNAP

Por qué es importante la evaluación

10 Jul 2017 description

Europe: new Roadmap to improve the situation of unaccompanied and separated refugee and migrant children

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, UNICEF, and IRC, the International Rescue Committee, today issued a Roadmap for action to improve the situation of refugee and migrant children arriving and staying in Europe without their parents or care givers.

10 Jul 2017 description
report Start Network

Summary

This document is designed to make it easier for agencies to raise Start Fund anticipatory alerts for conflict and displacement, or to submit Start Fund project proposals when an alert has been activated.

The Start Fund Crisis Anticipation Window enables members to begin responding before a crisis turns into a disaster. Acting in anticipation of humanitarian crises is new for many agencies. It can be difficult to decide when to trigger an anticipatory alert through the Start Fund and what activities are the most effective.

10 Jul 2017 description
report Start Network

Summary

This document is designed to make it easier for agencies to raise Start Fund anticipatory alerts for flooding, or to submit Start Fund project proposals when an alert has been activated.

The Start Fund Crisis Anticipation Window enables members to begin responding before a crisis turns into a disaster. Acting in anticipation of humanitarian crises is new for many agencies. It can be difficult to decide when to trigger an anticipatory alert through the Start Fund and what activities are the most effective.

10 Jul 2017 description
report Start Network

Summary

This document is designed to make it easier for agencies to raise Start Fund anticipatory alerts for drought, or to submit Start Fund project proposals when an alert has been activated.

The Start Fund Crisis Anticipation Window enables members to begin responding before a crisis turns into a disaster. Acting in anticipation of humanitarian crises is new for many agencies. It can be difficult to decide when to trigger an anticipatory alert through the Start Fund and what activities are the most effective.

07 Jul 2017 description
report Save the Children

The PFA II, Dealing with traumatic responses in children manual provides guidance for staff working with children who are severely affected psychologically by acute crisis. It is not a clinical tool and does not in itself qualify staff to engage in clinical interventions. Save the Children’s Psychological First Aid Training for Child Practitioners, which is currently being rolled out in several regions, lays the foundation for providing PFA as a basic psychological support. However, in some situations, it appears that methods such as comfort and stabilization are not sufficient.