Written by Kieran McConville
Time is running out for goat and sheep farmers in Somaliland, who have livestock to save, but no way to do so.
Awil Raage stands in the wind and dust and searing heat, staring at his feet, reluctant to make eye contact. It’s as if he’s somehow ashamed of what has happened here. But it’s not his fault.
The UK Government has announced it will fund a £16 million programme to help avert famine in Somalia over the coming months. It will support more than 450 000 people with life-saving interventions and particularly food and water support. The £16 million allocation is part of a wider UKAid drought intervention for Somalia totalling £110 million.
Six years later: Syrian lives shattered
Written by Sadhbh Goodhue
As the war in Syria enters its sixth year, the impact on Syrian men, women, and children continues to be catastrophic.
“We woke up to the sound of bullets and very loud crashing noises,” remembers Fatima* as she recounts the night her husband was killed. “He wanted to know what was happening — someone told him that his uncle had been killed — so he went outside onto the street.
Written by Kristin Myers
Today, across South Sudan, millions of mothers are facing the dilemma of how to nourish their children when there is simply not enough food to go around.
Atuil Chok is one such mother. Atuil was already struggling to feed her family of six children, all under the age of 10, after her husband, Adim Garang, left to find work. But when her milk dried up and she was no longer able to breastfeed her newborn twins, her situation became much more desperate.
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About the role: This is a 12 month, replacement role with unaccompanied terms based in Ombella M’Poko prefecture of CAR with a salary of Grade 4 €35,981 - €39,979
Under the line management of the Country Director, the Area Coordinator will be responsible for the overall management of programmes in Ombella M’poko and Lobaye, including a field base in Ombella M’Poko and a sub-office in Lobaye, in the Central African Republic.
We would like you to start ASAP.
Job Title: Emergency Nutrition Manager Surge Team
Reports to: Head of Emergency Operations overall and between deployments, and typically Programmes Director while on deployment
Responsible for: Programme staff
Job location: Members of Concern’s Surge Team will be deployed to various Concern country programmes for varying time periods ranging from four weeks up to six months. If not deployed, team members will work from home.
Livelihoods Programme Manager (Deputy Chief of Party)
Kurdistan Region of Iraq
About the role: This is a 3 year, new role with unaccompanied terms based in Dohuk, Iraq and North East Syria (security situation permitting) with a salary of Grade 3 €34,106 - €37,895
Date requested: 13 March 2017
Contract Band: 5
Contract Length: 3 years
Date needed by: September 1st, 2017
Job status: Unaccompanied
Exact Job Location: Dohuk,Iraq and Syria
Reports to: Country Director
Responsible for: Deputy Chief of Party
Liaises with: Programme Directors, Country Finance Controller, General Systems Coordinator, Regional Desk and Advisors, Donors, UN agencies and NGOs
About the role: This is a 3 year, new role with unaccompanied terms based in Dohuk, Iraq and Syria with a salary of Grade 5 €40,403 - €44,892
You will report to the Country Director and will line manage the Livelihoods Manager (Deputy Chief of Party) and work closely with Programme Directors, Country Finance Controller, General Systems Coordinator, Regional Desk and Advisors, Donors, UN agencies and NGOs
We would like you to start on 1st September 2017.
RÀ propos de BBR
Registration deadline: none
International Medical Corps, Concern Worldwide, and the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative are pleased to announce the launch of the Building a Better Response e-learning course on the international humanitarian coordination system.