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18 Jan 2017 description

On December 21 and 22, Norwegian People’s Aid, together with the The Mine Action Authority (DAICMA), the Humanitarian Demining Brigade (BIDES), the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People’s Army (FARC-EP) and the Colombian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, carried out the technical handover of the cleared areas in the Vereda El Orejón in the municipality of Briceño, which is located at the northeast of Colombia, after clearing 19,849 m2 and destroying 46 anti-personnel mines.

05 Dec 2016 description

1,3 million Square metres, 144 Cluster Bomblets, 50 Antipersonnel Mines and 23 UXOs: Norwegian People’s Aid is proud to announce that we have finished clearing cluster munitions in Mozambique. This happens only a year after Mozambique was declared free of landmines in September 2015.

Partaking in Mozambique achieving this key milestone is very gratifying. A safer Mozambique free from cluster munition contamination has always been the apex of our commitment, says Programme Manager for Norwegian People’s Aid in Mozambique, Afedra Robert Iga.

27 Oct 2016 description

In a formal ceremony held on Tuesday October 18, the Japanese embassy in Colombia officially signed over a donation of USD $555, 567 in support of NPA’s humanitarian demining pilot project in El Orejón, Antioquia.

The donation adds another chapter to a longstanding friendship between the NPA and Japan, who have also helped to fund some of NPA’s other humanitarian demining projects in South Lebanon, Mauritania and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

30 Sep 2016 description

Three newly opened community centers in Iraq’s Kurdistan region offer support to Yezidie women that have survived abduction and sexual assault by ISIS.

In the summer of 2014, the attack by ISIS on northern Iraq had a devastating impact on civilians, and especially on religious minorities. ISIS militia rampaged through villages demanding people either convert to Islam, pay a tax or they would be killed. For members of the Yezidie and Kakaye minority, the choices were even more limited – they would convert or die.

22 Aug 2016 description

Since the start of June 2016, tens of thousands of Palestinians at the West Bank has been suffering the harsh effects of drastic cuts in the water supply.

The cuts have been made by Israel’s Mekorot water company, who are controlling the water resources in the West-Bank. The most affected areas are the Salfit region and three villages east of Nablus. Similar water supply interruptions were initiated in the same areas in July last year.

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Jobs

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11 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 20 Jan 2017 Norwegian People's Aid

· Have the day to day responsibility of information management related tasks in all the location of operation.

· Ensure all reports on SharePoint are complete, consistent with standards and are of acceptable quality.

· Ensure all documents and reports are uploaded in the SharePoint/server workspace by following the file naming guidelines.

· Ensure all GIS related dataset is maintained in a structured and hierarchal manner.

· Ensure all key GIS data is uploaded to NPA ArcGIS online services.