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30 Apr 2013 description

Executive Summary

This report summarizes, from an NGO perspective, the work done over the course of the NHRP II in four focus countries from September 2011 to April 2013: Côte d’Ivoire, Pakistan, Somalia and Zimbabwe. It focuses on efforts to strengthen local, national, and international humanitarian NGO voices in influencing the policy and practice of humanitarian reform so that humanitarian response can better meet the needs of affected populations.

19 Apr 2013 description

Encourager à la réconciliation et sceller des liens de fraternité avec le peuple ivoirien, tels sont les objectifs de la rencontre de football organisée par le Bataillon pakistanais (PAKBATT) de l’Opération des Nations Unies en Côte d’Ivoire (ONUCI), le jeudi 18 avril 2013, à Korhogo, à 580 km au nord d’Abidjan.

Cette initiative, selon le Commandant du Secteur Est, le Général de Brigade Yousaf Muhammad, est un message de solidarité et de fraternité à l’endroit des populations de la région du Poro.

21 Jun 2012 description
report UN Security Council


Security Council
6789th Meeting (AM)

Generals from Missions in Africa, Haiti, Middle East Address Range Of Issues, Including Civilian Protection, Training Standards, Clarity of Mandates

10 Oct 2011 description
report Logistics Cluster

Each week the Global Logistics Cluster Support Cell (GLCSC) provides an operational update of the activities of Logistics Clusters/Sectors in the field, together with the details of the latest publications on the Logistics Cluster website. The GLCSC is housed in the Logistics Division of the UN World Food Programme, the Global Logistics Cluster Lead. It is comprised of a diverse, multi-skilled group of logisticians drawn from ACF, Care International, WFP, WVI, and MSB (formerly SRSA).

29 Mar 2011 description
report HOPE worldwide


International Disaster Response updates, March 28, 2011 - HOPE worldwide

HOPE worldwide is appreciative to many partners and supporters that have come forward asking of what we can all do to help save the lives of people living in troubled time due to natural disasters and man-made disasters.

Victims are staying in shelters in the winter temperatures as 18,649 houses are reported to be destroyed and another 116,835 houses damaged as reported by IFRC.

14 Jan 2011 description
report UN News Service

14 January 2011 - From promoting sustainable development and mitigating climate change to empowering women to keeping nuclear weapons out of the hands of terrorists, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today laid out the United Nations agenda for the coming year.

"Success in rising to the challenge does not belong to any one of us," he told the 192-member General Assembly, listing eight priorities for 2011.

"It depends on all of us, together. You were crucial to generating the progress that we have achieved in recent years.

13 Jan 2011 description

To see this news alert with links to sources, click here

North-east India: Tens of thousands newly displaced in Assam and Meghalaya; displaced Bru groups reach agreement on return to Mizoram

In early January, ethnic violence broke out between Rabha (or Rava) and Garo people in Assam state's Goalpara district and the adjoining East Garo Hills district of Meghalaya state.

03 Jan 2011 description

Brussels | 3 Jan 2011

Five actual or potential conflict situations around the world deteriorated and two improved in December 2010, according to the latest issue of the International Crisis Group's monthly bulletin CrisisWatch released today.

Côte d'Ivoire was gripped by political crisis as incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo refused to cede power after losing to rival Alassane Outtara in the late-November presidential runoff polls.

08 Jun 2010 description


During disasters, affected populations often face challenges that material assistance alone cannot adaquately address. For example, conflicts or natural disasters often separate families, disrupting normal care-giving for children, the elderly, and disabled persons. Displacement, loss of family members, or disruption of livelihoods may increase vulnerability to violence, exploitation, and abuse for men, women, and children. Conflict exposes some people to harmful threats from attacks or landmines.