Appeals & Response Plans
- Tropical Cyclone Mekunu - May 2018
- Tropical Cyclone Sagar - May 2018
- Somalia: Flash Floods - Apr 2018
- Somalia: Measles Outbreak - Dec 2016
- Somalia: Floods - May 2016
- Somalia: Cholera Outbreak - Apr 2016
- Tropical Cyclone Megh - Nov 2015
- Tropical Cyclone Chapala - Nov 2015
- Somalia: Floods - Oct 2015
- Somalia: Drought - 2015-2018
About this resource
Resource type: Research, reports and studies
Agency: ALNAP, ELRHA - Enhancing Learning and Research for Humanitarian Assistance, WFP - World Food Programme
Author(s): Alice Robinson with Alice Obrecht
Date published: January 2016
Over the past couple of months mVAM project has grown, and fast. The catalyst has been the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak.
The IFRC’s project on Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) in emergencies is well underway. Menstrual hygiene in emergency situations continues to be a great concern; although it is often overlooked and not addressed adequately. Though sanitary pads are not considered a life-saving item, they play a crucial role around important issues such as dignity, hygiene and health, education, protection and security of women and adolescent girls in emergencies.
After three survey rounds in Somalia, the time has come to take a look at results. As in the Democratic Republic of Congo, our operators in Somalia have been conducting live interviews by phone from a call center established in a WFP field office. In Somalia, we ask displaced people living in camps in Central Somalia about their food consumption and the coping strategies they use.
Food consumption score: degradation as the lean season progresses
Danish Refugee Council is piloting innovative systems for humanitarian aid in Somalia. Using SMS and social media, aid workers and beneficiaries engage in dialogue to promote transparency and accountability.
By DRC SMS Feedback team, Galkayo Field Trip Report November 2012