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26 Apr 2017 description

Executive Summary

Introduction and purpose of the research

It is widely believed that the practice of INGOs recruiting national staff, particularly in support of humanitarian response, can undermine national NGO capacity, but there has been very limited analysis about the ways in which it affects local NGOs’ ability to respond to crises themselves or the impact that it has on their ability to retain high quality staff.

23 Mar 2017 description
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Yemen

Mr President,

This statement is made on behalf of Save the Children and 16 NGOs, comprised of national, regional and international human rights and humanitarian civil society actors, including organizations that provide humanitarian assistance and support to vulnerable children and families in Yemen.

We are concerned by the rapidly deteriorating situation in Yemen as highlighted in the High Commissioner’s oral update on the implementation of Human Rights Council resolution 33/16 of October 2016.2

23 Feb 2017 description

27 humanitarian agencies working in South Sudan have warned that unless substantial funds are immediately provided to those working on the ground, organisations will struggle to stop famine spreading across the country in the next few months. The statement follows Monday’s declaration of famine in parts of the country.

24 Jan 2017 description

Monday 23rd January 2017: statement by 97 Syrian and international NGOs on the Astana talks

As peace talks commence today between the Syrian government and opposition groups in Astana, Kazakhstan, at least 700,000 people inside Syria – 300,000 of them children – are trapped in besieged areas without the most basic provisions to sustain their lives, according to the United Nations. Some groups put the number at one million. 

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13 Apr 2017 description
job Closing date: 02 May 2017 Tearfund

Based in: Iraq (Erbil)

Start date: ASAP

Contract length: One year

Are you an experienced Manager with proven leadership and project cycle management experience? An exciting new opportunity has arisen within our Middle East Programme for an Area Coordinator, working in Salah-D'In governorate, Iraq.

13 Apr 2017 description
job Closing date: 02 May 2017 Tearfund

Start date: ASAP

Based in: Jordan, Amman

Unaccompanied

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an individual with proven financial management experience to join our operational programme in the Middle East.