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23 Mar 2015 description

Displaced women and girls trapped in Afghanistan’s cities

Hanne Eide Andersen

Displaced Afghan females face significant constraints to accessing education, health and employment opportunities, according to a new report by NRC. 7 out of 10 say they have never attended school.

“Far more attention must be expended towards better identifying and responding to the displacement related protection needs of women and girls displaced in urban Afghanistan,” says Secretary General, Jan Egeland.

19 Mar 2015 description

NRC held an inauguration ceremony for its newly established vocational training centre located at Kabasa Section of Dolow this week.

The opening ceremony was attended by local government represented by the District Commissioner of Dolow, Mr. Aden Barre, partners from UNICEF, COOPI, OCHA and other partners. Also in attendance included NRC’s Regional Director for the Horn of Africa Programme, Ms. Gabriella Waaijman and the Director of Field Operations Magnhild Vasset.

16 Mar 2015 description

83% (Eighty-three percent) of all the lights in Syria have gone out since the start of the conflict there, a global coalition of humanitarian and human rights organisations has revealed ahead of the fourth anniversary on March 15.

Analysing satellite images, scientists based at Wuhan University in China, in co-operation with the #WithSyria coalition of 130 non-governmental organisations, have shown that the number of lights visible over Syria at night has fallen by 83% since March 2011.

12 Mar 2015 description

El último informe del Observatorio de Desplazados Internos (IDMC), “Riesgo de desplazamientos relacionados con los desastres: cómo medir el riesgo y abordar los factores que lo propician” prevé un mayor riesgo de desplazamientos mundiales causados por los desastres y solicita que se establezcan vínculos más estrechos entre el desplazamiento y la reducción del riesgo de desastres.

12 Mar 2015 description
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Les grandes lignes

Le dernier rapport de l’Observatoire des situations de déplacement interne (IDMC), intitulé « Risques de déplacement liés à des catastrophes : mesurer les risques et lutter contre ses principaux facteurs », prévoit un risque accru de déplacements causés par les catastrophes dans le monde et en appelle à renforcer le lien existant entre ces mouvements de population et la réduction des risques de catastrophe.

Jobs

15 entries found
26 Mar 2015 description
job Closing date: 05 Apr 2015 Norwegian Refugee Council

Central African Republic (CAR) is experiencing a large scale humanitarian crisis, with approximately 400,000 displaced and many more affected. NRC started the country programme in CAR in February 2014, and is currently operating in two field offices; Carnot in the South West, and Sibut in the Centre West, as well as the capital office Bangui. In March, NRC will open a base in Ndele.

26 Mar 2015 description
job Closing date: 10 Apr 2015 Norwegian Refugee Council

JOB TITLE: EU Donor Adviser

DUTY STATION: Brussels

CONTRACT PERIOD: 7 Months (with possibility of extension)

STARTING DATE: May 25.05.2015

REPORTING TO: NRC Europe Director

DEADLINE: Friday 10th of April 2015

1. BACKGROUND

25 Mar 2015 description
job Closing date: 22 Apr 2015 Norwegian Refugee Council

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has been working in Afghanistan for the past 12 years and employs approximately 20 expatriate staff and over 400 national staff and a budget in the region of USD 20 million. NRC’s main activities in Afghanistan include emergency response, permanent shelter, youth education and literacy, and legal assistance. NRC’s main targeted beneficiaries include conflict and disaster-displaced people, returnees and host communities.

25 Mar 2015 description
job Closing date: 19 Apr 2015 Norwegian Refugee Council

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has been working in Afghanistan for the past 12 years and employs approximately 20 expatriate staff and over 400 national staff and a budget in the region of USD 20 million. NRC’s main activities in Afghanistan include emergency response, permanent shelter, youth education and literacy, and legal assistance. NRC’s main targeted beneficiaries include conflict and disaster-displaced people, returnees and host communities.

25 Mar 2015 description
job Closing date: 06 Apr 2015 Norwegian Refugee Council

NRC has been working in the DRC since 2001 and contributes to the improvement of living conditions of its traditional target group including returning refugees, Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and host communities affected by displacements or returns. NRC strives to base its assistance on vulnerabilities and actual needs rather than on displacement status alone. Protection and assistance is provided through Education, Shelter, ICLA, WASH, Food Security and Advocacy. The main office is in Goma with a liaison office in the capital Kinshasa.