UPDATES

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Kenya + 1 other
Tripartite Agreement for Repatriation of Somali Refugees in Kenya

NGOs welcome an agreement with potential to enhance opportunities for Durable Solutions for Somali Refugees

NGOs engaged in the search for durable solutions for Somali refugees in Kenya, congratulate the governments of Somalia and Kenya, and UNHCR for developing the Tripartite Agreement on Somali refugees in Kenya. The Tripartite Agreement is a first and important step towards finding durable solutions for Somali refugees in the region.

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Desperate Syrians struggle to survive amid inadequate international aid

As UN General Assembly begins, aid groups urge member states to prioritize humanitarian aid

Millions of Syrians forced to flee their homes because of the violent conflict engulfing their country are without sufficient food, shelter and lifesaving medical care as international donors fail to meet UN funding appeals, 14 humanitarian organizations warned today.

JOBS

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Project Manager in Protection

Job
Closing date: 30 Apr 2014 INTERSOS

INTERSOS is an independent non-profit humanitarian organization committed to assist the victims of natural disasters and armed conflicts. Its activities are based on the principles of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equality of rights and opportunities, and respect for diversity and coexistence, paying special attention to the most vulnerable and unprotected people.

INTERSOS, in the framework of its activities in the Middle Eastis currently selecting candidates for the following position.

TRAINING

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SPHERE - Working in Emergency The Sphere Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response

Training
Registration deadline: 04 Jun 2014 Training date: 18 Jun 2014 to 20 Jun 2014 INTERSOS

The Course

This 3-day course is designed to provide participants with an in-depth look at Sphere Handbook, Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response – the most widely known and internationally recognised set of common principles for accountability in the humanitarian sector. Specifically the course will enable participants to use the Minimum Standards in planning, delivering and monitoring humanitarian assistance.

Who Should Attend

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SPHERE - Working in Emergency The Sphere Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response

Training
Registration deadline: 15 Oct 2014 Training date: 29 Oct 2014 to 31 Oct 2014 INTERSOS

The Course

This 3-day course is designed to provide participants with an in-depth look at Sphere Handbook, Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response – the most widely known and internationally recognised set of common principles for accountability in the humanitarian sector. Specifically the course will enable participants to use the Minimum Standards in planning, delivering and monitoring humanitarian assistance.

Who Should Attend

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NAHE - Needs Assessment in Humanitarian Emergencies

Training
Registration deadline: 20 May 2014 Training date: 04 Jun 2014 to 06 Jun 2014 INTERSOS

The Course

Effective, timely and accurate needs assessment is key to humanitarian response in emergencies. Needs assessment is the first, fundamental step in planning any relief intervention. This 3-days training course covers the essential aspects of needs assessment in humanitarian emergencies. Reference to best practices will be made. Sector specific issues will also be addressed. The course will enable participants to design and conduct effective needs assessment in humanitarian emergencies using appropriate tools.

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NAHE - Needs Assessment in Humanitarian Emergencies

Training
Registration deadline: 28 Oct 2014 Training date: 12 Nov 2014 to 14 Nov 2014 INTERSOS

The Course

Effective, timely and accurate needs assessment is key to humanitarian response in emergencies. Needs assessment is the first, fundamental step in planning any relief intervention. This 3-days training course covers the essential aspects of needs assessment in humanitarian emergencies. Reference to best practices will be made. Sector specific issues will also be addressed. The course will enable participants to design and conduct effective needs assessment in humanitarian emergencies using appropriate tools.

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Education in Emergency INEE Minimum Standards for Education: Preparedness, Response, Recovery

Training
Registration deadline: 28 May 2014 Training date: 11 Jun 2014 to 13 Jun 2014 INTERSOS

The Course

As an integral part of the humanitarian relief, education provides physical, psychosocial and cognitive protection, which can be both life-sustaining and life-saving. This 3-days training course will cover the essential aspects of education in emergencies and, through a thorough understanding of the INEE Minimum Standards, will enable participants to design, implement and monitor efficient education programmes and projects.

Who Should Attend