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Demining War Zones: Opening Space for Building Peace
Description: Landmines left by warfare pose a daily, deadly threat for millions of people across Asia and Africa. Once any peace accord is signed, the removal of mines and other explosives is a critical first step to building safety and stability in a former conflict zone. How that work is organized—and how communities are involved— can help shape the peace that follows. On April 25, USIP and HALO Trust, one of the world’s largest demining organizations, will gather experts for a discussion on the implications and results of demining. For more information about this event, visit: https://www.usip.org/events/demining-war-zones-opening-space-building-peace Connect with us! Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=usinstituteofpeace Twitter: https://twitter.com/USIP Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/usinstituteofpeace/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/usipeace/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/united-states-institute-of-peace Newsletters: http://www.usip.org/sign-usip-updates The United States Institute of Peace works to prevent, mitigate, and resolve violent conflict around the world. USIP does this by engaging directly in conflict zones and by providing analysis, education, and resources to those working for peace. Created by Congress in 1984 as an independent, nonpartisan, federally funded organization, USIP’s more than 300 staff work at the Institute’s D.C. headquarters, and on the ground in the world’s most dangerous regions.
  25 Apr 2017   4h25m48s 3 170 0
DIH y derechos humanos: marco legal para Colombia
Description: Los periodistas que cubren temas de conflicto armado y violencia en Colombia suelen encontrarse con una gran cantidad de normas legales a la hora de documentarse. Entre otros temas, en este video les explicamos la diferencia entre la aplicación del derecho internacional humanitario y los derechos humanos.
  25 Apr 2017   3m1s 5 61 0
Guatemala: Bringing Water to the Well
Description: In areas of Guatemala which are chronically affected by droughts, IFAD-supported irrigation schemes and practices make farmland four times more productive.
  25 Apr 2017   4m 2 97 0
Generation Hope
Description: Generation Hope is a beautiful new film which tells the stories of just some of the young people who, having enjoyed Mary’s Meals as children, are now part of a new generation beginning to find its voice and build a brighter future. For more information visit: www.marysmeals.org
  25 Apr 2017   34m39s 29 387 0
Old Hands
Description: Yousef Qinawi and Mahmoud Abdullah are former UNRWA staff members who served on the front-line to help the Palestine refugees fleeing the 1967 hostilities. In this interview, they recount the challenges they faced as they set up sanitation systems and erected tents in the Jordan Valley amid gunfire, exhaustion, harsh weather and chaotic conditions.
  25 Apr 2017   9m2s 3 13 0
Reaching Every Last Child
Description: Some children live in places that are harder to reach with polio vaccines than others. In every vulnerable country, the World Health Organization helps make sure that every child receives polio vaccines; even those who are on the move, living in conflict zones or in remote communities. Find out more at www.polioeradication.org.
  24 Apr 2017   3m46s 16 383 0
The Polio Surveillance System
Description: The search for the poliovirus is triggered when any child is found with acute flaccid paralysis. From the most remote communities to the laboratory, the World Health Oranization makes sure that the pieces of the surveillance system work together so that if the poliovirus is circulating anywhere in the world it will be found – and stopped. Find out more at www.polioeradication.org
  24 Apr 2017   4m10s 17 363 0
World Malaria Day 2017: bringing bednets to families in Chad
Description: Adam and his family live in a camp in South Chad and have just received 3 insecticide-treated bednets. Malaria is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in Chad, with over 97 percent of the population at risk. 13 million people will be reached with insecticide-treated bednets ahead of the rainy season. UNDP and the Global Fund are supporting the government of Chad to help reach some of the most remote and high-risk areas of the country.
  24 Apr 2017   1m11s 3 114 0
World Malaria Day 2017: malaria prevention in conflict-affected regions of Chad
Description: Yongou and her family left their home and all their belongings two years ago when Boko Haram attacked a nearby village. Now they live in a camp for internally displaced people in Lake Chad. To ensure families like Yongou’s have the means to protect themselves, UNDP and the Global Fund are supporting the government of Chad to carry out a massive bednet distribution campaign across the country. 13 million people will be reached with insecticide-treated bednets in some of the hardest-to-reach and conflict-affected regions of Chad.
  24 Apr 2017   1m5s 4 130 0
Bangladesh: ICRC distributes food to 19,000 displaced Myanmar people
Description: The Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS), supported by International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), has started distributing food assistance to more than 19,000 people. These people from Myanmar's Rakhine state have been residing in host communities in Bangladesh since October 2016. The ten day distribution, in the rural villages, was launched on April 10 in Teknaf area. The food ration should cover the needs of the families for one month. The assistance came following a joint needs assessment done by BDRCS and ICRC that indicated the dire food insecurity among the new arrivals from Myanmar. The BDRCS & ICRC have been responding to most urgent needs of the families from Rakhine since the beginning of the crisis. They provide health services in two major health complexes in Teknaf and Ukhia. There are also attempts to restore family links services.
  24 Apr 2017   1m 6 134 0
From DRC to Kentucky: Kristin Davis tells Catherine’s resettlement story
Description: Kristin Davis first met Congolese refugee Catherine and her baby Makena in Gihembe refugee camp in Rwanda. Catherine had been living in the camp for 20 years and was desperate to join her family, who had already been resettled to the United States. Kristin was reunited with Catherine a few months later in Lexington, Kentucky, following her resettlement from Rwanda. This video tells her story. http://www.unhcr.org//kristin-davis.html Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  24 Apr 2017   3m47s 120 0
For Her Health, I Make Sure She's Vaccinated
Description: The lengths one woman goes to in order to give her children the gift of immunization. #VaccinesWork
  23 Apr 2017   1m1s 22 327 0