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19 Dec 2017 description

A protection response along a common multiyear humanitarian strategy

For the first time in Sudan, a multi-year humanitarian strategy has been adopted by the humanitarian community. Along with other sectors, the protection sector, and its child protection, GBV and mine action subsectors, started to review its response to ensure consistency with the humanitarian strategy, which proposes results reflecting three areas of concern.

20 Sep 2017 description

Country Operations

In 2018, there will be Humanitarian Response Plans in 23 countries: Afghanistan, Burundi, Chad, Cameroon, CAR, DRC, Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Haiti, Iraq, Libya, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Ukraine and Yemen. The HRPs for Cameroon, Chad, CAR, DRC, Somalia, Haiti, Sudan, Nigeria (and potentially Niger and Afghanistan) will be multi-year Plans.

Deadline for Completion

28 Jul 2017 description

Project Management

ProCap aims to strengthen the collaborative response of protection agencies and non-protection mandated organisations. To do this, it deploys senior personnel with proven protection expertise at field, regional and global operations and trains mid-level protection staff from standby partners and humanitarian organisations. The Project objectives and activities are guided by the 2014-2016 ProCap Strategy.

Project Governance / Management

28 Jul 2017 description

Who we are

The Protection Standby Capacity Project (ProCap) is an inter-agency initiative created in 2005 in collaboration with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), which seeks to build global protection capacity and enhance the humanitarian system’s protection response.

12 Jun 2017 description

This document collates and primarily analyzes available information on key child protection issues from a compilation of reports.

30 Apr 2017 description

The IA Protection Standby Capacity Project (ProCap) - an inter-agency initiative created in 2005 in collaboration with the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) - seeks to build capacity of relevant actors to enhance the humanitarian protection response. ProCap Advisers support the strategic and operational humanitarian protection response for IDPs and other vulnerable populations. ProCap deploys senior personnel with proven protection expertise to field, regional and global operations and trains mid-level protection staff from Standby Partners and UN Agencies.

14 Nov 2016 description

INTRODUCTION

This is the eighth Protection Trends report prepared by the South Sudan Protection Cluster (PC) in close collaboration with Child Protection, SGBV and Land Mines and Explosive Remnants of War sub-clusters, and other protection actors.

The report provides an overview of the protection situation highlighting the main threats to civilians that have caused displacement, and describes trends on issues reported and observed in the second and third quarters of 2016 (1 April through 30 September).

31 Oct 2016 description

Key highlights of this bulletin:

 During this period, Child Protection sub-sector partners reached 29,868 of newly identified most vulnerable children who need psycho-social assistance

 The Child Protection Subsector received only 32% of the total funding required for the subsector for the year 2016

 Government of Sudan released 21 children associated with armed groups as part of its commitment to the Action Plan to protect children in armed conflict

10 Jun 2016 description

Progress of Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) - 2016

In 2016 the Protection Sector Strategic Response Plan, Child Protection sub sector (CP) is focused on interventions aimed at saving the lives of the most vulnerable children and pre- venting and addressing child recruitment, family separation, sexual and physical violence, and psychosocial support need- ed in critical priority localities of Sudan.

02 Jun 2016 description

This report is the seventh in a series of Protection Trends papers prepared by the South Sudan Protection Cluster in close collaboration with the three sub-clusters and other protection actors. After providing an overview of the protection situation, the paper discusses trends on issues reported and observed in the first quarter of 2016 (1 January through 31 March), including forced displacement and population movements, threats against children, gender-based violence, and landmines and explosive remnants of war.

04 Mar 2016 description

Sector Highlights

  • During the last quarter, Child Protection sub-sector partners have reached 50,688 of the most vulnerable children who need psycho-social assistance, 1,223 unaccompanied and separated children (UASC) In addition, 8,818 community members and 210 authorities through emergency lifesaving and preventive child protection interventions.

  • As of the end of January 2016, the Child Protection sub-sector had received only 32% of the total funding required for the whole year.

07 Oct 2015 description

Protection at the heart of humanitarian action

Volker Türk, Assistant High Commissioner for Protection.
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)