NPA
Non-governmental Organization based in Norway

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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.

19 Apr 2016 description

Death tolls continue to rise after the earthquake that hit Ecuador Saturday night. A team from NPA partner organization Comandos de Salvamento has arrived to assist national authorities in the rescue efforts.

A 7.8 earthquake hit Northern Ecuador in the evening on Saturday 16 April 2016. The epicentre was 27 kilometres from the small coastal town of Muisne.

In the coastal town Pedernales, which has 55.000 inhabitants, as much as 80-90 % of buildings have been destroyed, says NPA Regional Director for Latin America, David Bergan.

18 Mar 2016 description

Empowering women groups to play more roles in small-scale agriculture production would improve the livelihoods of families and contribute to enhancing food security in the rural communities, according to Jenti Kiden Williams, The chairperson of Yembe Women’s Group.

Women are key drivers in improving the quality of life of their families and communities in South Sudan.

They provide the largest percentage of labour force in food production at family farms which constitute the primary source of livelihood for over 80% of the population living in the rural areas.

01 Mar 2016 description

Genuine and easily accessible seeds are vital in boosting farms yields and increase in food production for smallholder farmers in South Sudan, according to Mr. Aron Ware, a seed producer, based in Yei River County.

Scores of farmers in soil-rich South Sudan are weary of poor quality seeds.

The country’s huge food production potential is currently constrained by several factors such as by low seed production capacity, distribution and quality assurance systems compounded by lack of strong seed policies and other regulatory instruments.

04 Feb 2016 description

The first week of operations in January 2016 started out well for Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where we are undertaking survey and clearance operations of areas contaminated with unexploded ordnance (UXO).

In Kabalo territory, NPA operations resulted in the cancellation of two suspected hazardous areas (SHAs) through non-technical survey, in addition to the identification of two artisanal aircraft bombs with an explosive weight of 305kg in Nkende village.

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Jobs

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31 Aug 2016 description
job Closing date: 10 Sep 2016 Norwegian People's Aid

Function prerequisite:

The position is based in Gaziantep.

· Good knowledge on accounting & finance matters.

· Good knowledge of filing systems.

· Previous experience of handling cash or ability to learn.

· Relevant higher education highly preferred

· Good computer skills, including, knowledge of EXCEL and Words for Windows

· Excellent knowledge of English both written and spoken

· High sense of responsibility

· Attention to detail

· Positive and communicative attitude

29 Aug 2016 description
job Closing date: 10 Sep 2016 Norwegian People's Aid

Function prerequisite:

The position is based in Gaziantep/Turkey with travel to other areas of operation as required.

· At least three years experience in development & a relevant advanced educational degree

· Good understanding of management & practices, understanding of humanitarian principles & approaches

· Written & verbal proficiency in English essential, and Arabic

· Good interpersonal skills, good communication, organizational & analytical skills & ability to work well in a team

26 Aug 2016 description
job Closing date: 10 Sep 2016 Norwegian People's Aid

Evaluation Terms of Reference

Project title: Humanitarian Assistance for Iraqi Internally Displaced People (IDPs) III

Project duration: 1st September 2015 to 31st August 2016

Duration of Evaluation: Maximum 18 days

Projected Period: 10th October to 10th November 2016

25 Aug 2016 description
job Closing date: 08 Sep 2016 Norwegian People's Aid

Norwegian People’s Aid is a humanitarian organization rooted in the Norwegian Labor Movement. We work with International Development Partnerships, Humanitarian Disarmament, Rescue Service and First Aid, and Asylum and Integration. Norwegian People’s Aid has more than 12000 members in Norway and 2400 staff worldwide. We work in 39 countries around the world, and in 2015 we will have an expected turnover of 920 MNOK.

25 Aug 2016 description
job Closing date: 07 Sep 2016 Norwegian People's Aid

Norwegian People’s Aid is a humanitarian organization rooted in the Norwegian Labor Movement. We work with International Development Partnerships, Humanitarian Disarmament, Rescue Service and First Aid, and Asylum and Integration. Norwegian People’s Aid has more than 12000 members in Norway and 2400 staff worldwide. We work in 39 countries around the world, and in 2015 we will have an expected turnover of 920 MNOK.