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Analyse: Développer la redevabilité envers les communautés

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IRIN

DAKAR, 17 avril 2014 (IRIN) - Réactions par SMS en Haïti ; communication par radio aux Philippines ; soutien technique local au Darfour ; Centre d’appel humanitaire au Pakistan : de nombreuses initiatives de ce genre favorisent la communication avec les populations touchées par des catastrophes et, dans certains cas, améliorent la redevabilité envers les communautés, mais la plupart ne dépassent pas le stade de projet pilote, car il est difficile d’en augmenter l’échelle.

IRIN:

A selection of IRIN reports are posted on ReliefWeb. Find more IRIN news and analysis at http://www.irinnews.org

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CERF Quarterly Update - January - March 2014

The largest allocations were provided to address critical needs in CAR and South Sudan. The donor community has contributed $220.7 million to CERF so far for 2014, one of the largest amounts since its launch in 2006.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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The Humanitarian Communication Roster: Responding to a Skills-Gap in the Emergency Response Sector

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CDAC Network

When aid agencies prepare to intervene in a crisis zone, they tend to deploy much needed and highly qualified specialists from a variety of sectors. These include medical personnel, protection experts, water and sanitation engineers, camp management logisticians, food security specialists and many other highly trained people. However, if communication professionals are ever deployed, they often only have a public relations mandate.

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Analysis: Scaling up accountability to communities

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IRIN

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Prepare for CwC before emergencies

  • Governments also responsible for CwC

  • Need to mainstream CwC into budget lines

  • IASC backs CwC

IRIN:

A selection of IRIN reports are posted on ReliefWeb. Find more IRIN news and analysis at http://www.irinnews.org

Une sélection d'articles d'IRIN sont publiés sur ReliefWeb. Trouvez d'autres articles et analyses d'IRIN sur http://www.irinnews.org

This article does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations or its agencies. Refer to the IRIN copyright page for conditions of use.

Cet article ne reflète pas nécessairement les vues des Nations Unies. Voir IRIN droits d'auteur pour les conditions d'utilisation.

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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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Luxembourg Government to host humanitarian technology showcase [EN/FR]

LUXEMBOURG – Five days of international cooperation and innovation begin in Luxembourg on Monday with the Humanitarian Information and Communications Technology Week. The week will bring together representatives from the UN, the Luxembourg government, private sector, non-governmental organisations and other groups to discuss how technology can improve international disaster response. Key themes will include preparing for the next emergency, understanding the latest trends and developments in technology in the developing world and building the partnerships needed to deliver in a crisis.

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Latin America and the Caribbean – Disaster Risk Reduction Fact Sheet #1, Fiscal Year (FY) 2013

OVERVIEW

· Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) experience a range of natural hazards, including earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, tsunamis, landslides, volcanoes, forest fires, and droughts. El Niño and La Niña, extreme phases of natural climate cycles, periodically exacerbate the impacts of hydrometeorological events in the LAC region. Environmental degradation and poor land-use management also increase populations’ vulnerability to natural hazards.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 25 March – 1 April

The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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Renewing our agreement to assist those in emergencies

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Irish Aid

This morning Minister of State Joe Costello met with the Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP), Ertharin Cousin, to discuss Ireland’s contribution to the UN’s Humanitarian Response Depots (UNHRD). At the meeting Minister Costello and Ertharin Cousin signed a Letter of Understanding between Ireland and the UNHRD.

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International Medical Corps Establishes Middle East, Africa and Asia Support Hub

International Medical Corps to participate at DIHAD 2014 Conference in Dubai

March 24, 2014 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates – International Medical Corps, a global, humanitarian, nongovernmental relief organization with the mission to save lives, reduce suffering and build self-reliance, has established a new hub in Dubai to serve as a support for its operations across the Middle East, Africa and Asia. International Medical Corps UAE will leverage its strong ties in the region to save lives and to strengthen communities in the world’s most devastating crises.

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IFRC Global Logistics Service showcases its work at DIHAD

Published: 24 March 2014

This year Dubai International Humanitarian Aid & Development (DIHAD) conference and exhibition is opening its doors on 25-27 March. Recognized as the largest humanitarian aid event in the Middle East, DIHAD brings together relevant actors from the humanitarian, corporate and governmental sectors to interface and create meaningful synergies in effectively addressing needs of vulnerable communities worldwide.

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Satellite mapping overview as of 18 March 2014

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UNOSAT

This service summarizes current satellite mapping activities of interest to GDACS stakeholders. It is issued weekly and based on contributions from map-producing entities and GDACS partners.

South America

Bolivia floods – GLIDE number: FL-2014-000008-BOL

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New ITU standard enables health data exchange

Approval marks accelerated push for e-health standards

Geneva, 14 March 2014 – Following calls for increased global coordination of standards enabling e-health, ITU has offered first stage approval to an important specification enabling an exchange of multimedia health data between a health provider, a controlling function and patient.

The new standard will enable different e-health systems to smoothly exchange patient health data in both low- and high-resource settings, making it ideal for applications in both developed and developing countries.

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IOM Humanitarian Compendium 2014

The Humanitarian Compendium provides a comprehensive overview of IOM humanitarian projects for 2014 in coordination with other humanitarian partners and agencies.

International Organization for Migration:

Copyright © IOM. All rights reserved.

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Indonesia: Crisis Communication Channels - Case Studies in Humanitarian Communication Preparedness and Response

Crisis communication is a vital part of disaster response that saves lives. This fact has gained greater recognition across the humanitarian sector in recent years, with more and more governments and civil society actors making communications initiatives a part of their emergency response and disaster preparedness efforts. In humanitarian disasters, communication capacity is essential. It lies at the core of a vulnerable community’s resilience and preparedness.

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Major Donation From Japan Helps Feed Millions Of Hungry People In 26 Countries

YOKOHAMA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) this month welcomed a US$88.3 million contribution from the Government of Japan. The donation will enable WFP to provide urgently-needed food and nutrition assistance to the most vulnerable people in 26 countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, in addition to supporting special humanitarian logistics operations in four of those countries.

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Satellite mapping overview as of 25 February 2014

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UNOSAT

This service summarizes current satellite mapping activities of interest to GDACS stakeholders. It is issued weekly and based on contributions from map-producing entities and GDACS partners.

Africa

Burundi floods – GLIDE number: FL-2014-000019-BDI

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Satellite data for the people: USAID supports launch of new forest watch tool

Friday, February 21, 2014
USAID Press Office
202-712-4320

How is the latest U.S. satellite and mobile technology helping 350 million of the world's poorest people – including 60 million indigenous people – safeguard their homes and livelihoods?

More than 300 development experts heard the answer at today's launch of the new high-tech Global Forest Watch tropical forest monitoring tool, developed by World Resources Institute with support from USAID, Google, Norway and other partners.

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Global Health: Science and Practice Journal Volume 2 | Number 1 | 2014

Highlights from this issue:

  • Can cell phones transform the role of CHWs in the health system?
  • Can the levonorgestrel intrauterine system be successfully introduced through mobile outreach in sub-Saharan Africa?
  • How can we improve malaria in pregnancy programs?
  • Can non-physicians safely perform adult medical male circumcision?
  • How did Marie Stopes International scale up delivery of contraceptive implants in sub-Saharan Africa?
  • What was the impact on the health system of a meningococcal vaccine campaign?