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CERF announces new findings in latest Results Report
Claudia Hargarten June 26, 2018
A new Results Report takes stock of how a US$439 million humanitarian investment from more than 50 donors delivered life-saving assistance to over 22 million people facing the consequences of natural disasters and conflict around the world.
A tale of two countries: Different pathways towards refugee self-reliance
Companion booklet to the 2016 Annual Report of the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme to End Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Accelerating Change
Last year’s annual report for the UNFPAUNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) focused on the strategic and formal underpinnings of our work. It described the theory of change that guides interventions and the metrics by which we measure results. This year’s annual report provides two perspectives:
This is the first consolidated presentation of the reported results of CERF funding, covering a full year of CERF allocations. As such, it serves as a pilot and will inform future CERF results reporting. This report was compiled on the basis of information provided by Resident Coordinators/Humanitarian Coordinators (RC/ HCs) and Humanitarian Country Teams (HCTs) in 66 consolidated reports covering the results of more than 450 CERF-funded projects.
By: Keith Cressman, Alice Van der Elstraeten and Clare Pedrick
June 2016 [Final]
Evaluation team: Jeanne Downen, Team Leader; Phil Sutter, Evaluator; Tamsin Walters,
Evaluator; Ahmed Egeh, Evaluator; Akberet Kahsay, National Research Assistant; Robin Alhaddad,
Research & Data Analyst (headquarters-based)
Evaluation Manager: Maryada Vallet
- The Emergency Transit Centres were established to provide emergency protection and the possibility to evacuate refugees who could not be protected in their countries of asylum. Temporary relocation of refugees who required resettlement on an urgent or emergency basis to an Evacuation Transit Facility (ETF) was expected to serve five objectives, namely:
Provide timely and effective protection to an individual or group of individuals of concern to UNHCR;
Purpose of the Evaluation and Questions Addressed
Greece - IOM Greece has published a report based on interviews with 1,206 unaccompanied child migrants in Greece. Some 508 said that they would not consider returning to their countries of origin because it was their intention to reach a northern European country and 282 expressed the wish to return back to their country of origin. The remainder initially expressed willingness to return home but later changed their minds and decided to stay in Greece.
The Horn of Africa comprising Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda covers approximately 5.2 million square kilometers with more than 65% of the land receiving less than 500mm of rainfall annually. This region is home to over 217 million people with diverse and rich culture, resources and opportunities which have enabled them to harness livelihoods over the years.
CERF has contributed $144.5m to Ethiopia since its inception in 2006. Ethiopia is consistently in the top 3 recipients of CERF funding, and 2011 was no exception in responding to the drought affecting the Horn of Africa.
The first of four impact evaluations by WFP and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) was carried out in Ethiopia with a view to enhancing the contribution of food assistance to support durable solutions for refugees and host populations in protracted refugee situations.
The past two decades have delivered unprecedented progress and improvements in quality of life across the developing world. Poverty has fallen in most developing countries, and the number of low-income countries fell from 60 in 2003 to just 39 in 2009. Countries such as India and (particularly) China have managed to lift very large numbers of people out of extreme poverty. Progress has not been restricted to increases in income; many developing countries have also dramatically improved their access to vital services, such as education and health.
1. This second update on WFP management actions in Somalia responds to the Board's request at the 2010 Annual Session that the Secretariat provide a time-line for dealing with the issues raised by the Monitoring Group on Somalia (MGS) and the Inspector General and on the preparations for the External Auditor's review of the Somalia operation. A time-line covering June 2009 to September 2010 is contained in Annex I.
This report presents the findings, conclu sions and recommendations of an evaluation of the Norwegian support to Norwegian People's Aid's mine action programmes commissioned by Norad's evaluation provides information on the results of Norwegian People's Aid's humanitarian mine activities, and provides recommendations that can be used in future identification, design, and implementation of humanitarian mine activities.
by IIEP and the CfBT Education Trust,
Education is a key factor in restoring normalcy and hope and in providing physical, psychosocial and cognitive protection in emergency situations.
However, few donors have humanitarian policies that explicitly include education from the onset of a humanitarian response.
This book gives an overview of the policies, strategies and financial commitments of the 23 influential Western donors that constitute the OECD in relation to education in fragile and conflictaffected states.
Many parts of the Horn of Africa (HOA) continue to suffer under a precarious security situation coupled with susceptibility to harsh climatic conditions. Sporadic violence and prolonged drought conditions continue to strain the coping mechanisms of millions of people in the regio. An estimated 19.8 million people are in need of emergency assistance in the HOA. The humanitarian situation remains critical in parts of Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya.