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Visión Mundial Honduras entrega Ayuda Humanitaria en Municipio de Alianza, Departamento de Valle.

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World Vision

Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 28 de Septiembre de 2014:

Las inundaciones repentinas ocasionadas por el Río Goascorán en el Municipio de Alianza, en el departamento de Valle, han dejado al menos 186 familias directamente afectadas en las últimas 48 horas. La Comisión Permanente de Contingencias (COPECO) ha decretado alerta amarilla para el Municipio de Alianza, Departamento de Valle (Según Boletín de Alerta No. 026-2014)

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Humanitarian needs in Syria will continue to grow

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World Vision

23 September 2014 – As news breaks about airstrikes in Syria by the US and five Arab nations, World Vision warns the immediate humanitarian needs in the region will continue to grow.

World Vision is gravely concerned about the impact of the escalating Syrian crisis on a generation of children. More than half of those needing humanitarian assistance are children, with 1.5 million children having now fled Syria. Twice that number remain, many under direct threat of violence, says World Vision.

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South Sudan escapes official famine, but even without a name hunger still kills

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World Vision

South Sudan’s food insecurity crisis hasn’t worsened to the point of famine, but the threat still looms large with meagre crops potentially only delaying life-threatening hunger.

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Liberia + 3 others
Psychological first aid during Ebola virus disease outbreaks

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How do Crisis Vents affect people?

Communities can be severely affected by Ebola disease in many ways. People are separated from their loved ones, due to illness or death. Health workers need to deal with a high workload and a lot of stress. Those associated with Ebola can be vulnerable to social stigma, worsening their distress and isolation. Ultimately, whole communities may experience the fear and suffering that disease outbreaks often cause.

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Understanding the Information and Communication Needs among IDPs in Northern Iraq - Inter-Agency Rapid Assessment Report, August 2014

IDPs need more information about family members left behind; better information on aid services; and information about the future, including resettlement and asylum options.

International Organization for Migration:

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JOBS

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Trainer to conduct psychosocial sessions for Child Development Centers’ psychologists in Abkhazia

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Closing date: 15 Oct 2014 World Vision

World Vision (WV)is announcing an opening for the position of Trainer to conduct psychosocial sessions for Child Development Centers’ psychologists in Abkhazia within Abkhazia Program

Job Reference Number: WVG-Trainer

Department: Abkhazia Program Reports to:Abkhazia Program Manager
Location: Sukhumi

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Community Development Technical Advisor

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Closing date: 15 Oct 2014 World Vision

This is your opportunity to use your expertise in community development to help improve the lives and futures of some of the world's most vulnerable children.

You can do this by joining World Vision (WV)–a global network of people committed to enhance the well-being and protection of children everywhere by empowering them, their families and communities to overcome the challenges of poverty and injustice.

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Chief of Party- CDC VMMC Country Director

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Closing date: 15 Oct 2014 World Vision

This is your opportunity to use your experience in leadership, public health, and to help improve the lives and futures of some of the world's most vulnerable children.

You can do this by joining World Vision (WV)–a global network of people committed to enhance the well-being and protection of children everywhere by empowering them, their families and communities to overcome the challenges of poverty and injustice.

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Communications and Knowledge Management Officer, Child Health Targets Impact Study (chTIS)

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Closing date: 13 Oct 2014 World Vision

This is your opportunity to use your experience in communications and knowledge management to help improve the lives and futures of some of the world's most vulnerable children.

You can do this by joining World Vision –a global network of people committed to enhance the well-being of children everywhere by empowering them, their families and communities to overcome the challenges of poverty and injustice.

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Junior Program Officer

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Closing date: 05 Oct 2014 World Vision

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To contribute to informing HEA Strategy development by ensuring adequate program designs are in place.

MAJOR TASKS:

· Develop programme/project proposals designs in alignment with donor requirements and ensuring that relevant information from secondary data, assessments, monitoring, evaluations and lessons learned are integrated in the proposals

· Ensure community inputs are considered in the project design process.