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30 Mar 2017 description
report World Vision

Key Messages
- The security situation will most likely become more difficult and more complex in the near to medium term. Currently there are 1.8 million individuals internally displaced and 1.5 million are seeking refuge in other countries; 3.39million in total.
- There is significant decrease in food security with the declaration of famine in some parts of the country, currently 4.9 million people who are severely food insecure. If the situation remains the same, more than 5.5 million individuals will be facing severe food insecurity by July.

30 Mar 2017 description
report World Vision

Key Messages
- Immediate action and aid is needed to respond to 2.7 million people including 700,000 children under five years, who are facing starvation and possible famine due to lack of food and water in Kenya.
- The hunger crisis is exacerbated by drought and inter-clan conflict forcing people to migrate and putting children at huge risk of violence, exploitation and abuse.

30 Mar 2017 description
report World Vision

Key Messages
- The National Disaster Risk Management Commission has expressed concerns on the possible extension of the dry season which will further aggravate the already dire humanitarian situation in affected areas. This follows the forecasting of 45% below average spring rainfall in the southern and south eastern rain belt by Ethiopian Meteorological agency.
- The southern and the south eastern pastoral areas of the country are expected to continue in crisis (IPC 3) including pockets of Waghimra, South Tigray, Arsi and East and West Hararge.

30 Mar 2017 description
report World Vision

Key Messages
- Drought has led to increased displacement of people in Somalia. In February 2017 alone, UNHCR estimates that up to 121,000 people were displaced.
- There is a sharp increase in the number of Acute Water Diarrhoea (AWD/cholera) cases. From January to March, 875 AWD cases and 78 deaths were recorded in Puntland, Somaliland and Jubaland.

30 Mar 2017 description
report World Vision

Key Messages
- With famine declared in parts of South Sudan, the hunger crisis in Somalia is on the cusp of becoming a famine, and Kenya experiencing severe drought, the lives of 700,000 children who are suffering severe acute malnutrition are now in the balance. The crisis is not getting the attention it needs to ensure children and their families are protected from a looming catastrophe.

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Jobs

22 entries found
29 Mar 2017 description
job Closing date: 08 Apr 2017 World Vision

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

Established in 1950, World Vision International operates in nearly 100 countries worldwide. It is a relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty. We serve all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender.

29 Mar 2017 description
job Closing date: 08 Apr 2017 World Vision

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

Established in 1950, World Vision International operates in nearly 100 countries worldwide. It is a relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty. We serve all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender.

29 Mar 2017 description
job Closing date: 12 Apr 2017 World Vision

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28 Mar 2017 description
job Closing date: 05 Apr 2017 World Vision

VACANCY ADVERTISEMENT

For Somali Nationals Only

World Vision is an International Relief and Development organization, whose goal is to achieve long-lasting benefits in the quality of life for vulnerable children and their families, displaced persons and communities. The Somalia program wishes to invite applications from highly competent dynamic, self-driven and results oriented Somali National to fill the following vacancies. The successful candidates will be based in WV Wajid Office.

28 Mar 2017 description
job Closing date: 05 Apr 2017 World Vision

VACANCY ADVERTISEMENT

For Somali Nationals Only

World Vision is an International Relief and Development organization, whose goal is to achieve long-lasting benefits in the quality of life for vulnerable children and their families, displaced persons and communities. The Somalia program wishes to invite applications from highly competent dynamic, self-driven and results oriented Somali National to fill the following vacancies. The successful candidates will be based in WV Luuq Office.

Training

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15 Mar 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 06 Apr 2017 Training date: 06 Apr 2017 ALNAP, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, World Vision

The humanitarian coordination system is fairly effective when it comes to enhancing cooperation to prevent gaps and overlaps, and at supporting good practice on the ground. However, it's less good at addressing ‘strategic’, response-wide issues. Why is this? How can we fix it? How can we improve humanitarian coordination?

That was the question facing the 45 key thinkers, practitioners and decision makers working on coordination, within and beyond the humanitarian sector, present at ALNAP's 2016 meeting, 'Working together to improve humanitarian coordination'.