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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

30 Jul 2017 description

I. OVERVIEW

  1. This document outlines the strategic objectives of the EHF Second Standard Allocation for 2017. The document is an indicative of the prioritized sectors/needs and does not include information on processes.

22 Jun 2017 description

KENYA, SOMALIA, ETHIOPIA, SOUTH SUDAN, UGANDA REGIONAL WASH GROUP FEBRUARY 2017

CONTEXT

05 May 2017 description

Uganda is the largest refugee hosting country in Africa, with more than one million refugees and asylum seekers. Since the outbreak of conflict in South Sudan in 2013, Uganda has been experiencing increasing numbers of refugees, especially in the districts of West Nile, Northern Uganda. In light of the deteriorating security situation in South Sudan, a continued influx of refugees to Uganda is expected.

  • According to UNHCR, the registered number of new refugees from South Sudan has reached 779,622.

  • 86% of the new refugees are women and children.

26 Apr 2017 description

Introduction

The Skills for Life + Toolkit helps teachers give children and youth information and skills to make things using appropriate technology that will help them during emergencies. The Skills for Life + Toolkit contains:

26 Apr 2017 description

Introduction

Background

Research has shown that young people in schools benefit from special programmes that teach life skills. Life skills promote positive health practices and reduce risky behaviour. Life skills are especially important during an emergency. It should be used along with the Skills for Life picture charts for children.

20 Apr 2017 description

FOREWORD

It is the responsibility of all humanitarian actors and the government to take measures to address Genderbased violence (GBV). This strategy provides a common understanding on the priorities, approaches and responsibilities of actors in the humanitarian response to GBV in South Sudan. It is a foundation to enhance cooperation on GBV prevention and response between humanitarian actors, the government, donors, the international community, the UN agencies and more broadly.

13 Mar 2017 description

Are you looking for PSEA Networks at country levels ?

Three SEA coordination mechanisms exist in CAR: HCT, UNCT, and SRSG/MINUSCA. Common actors bridge the task-forces at both senior and technical levels i.e. HC, DHC, UNHCR, UNFPA, UNICEF. (HCT) PSEA Task Force

10 Mar 2017 description

CRISIS OVERVIEW

Pooled funds are considered to be one of the most efficient mechanisms of humanitarian financing as they reduce transaction costs and allow for a better prioritization of assistance among different organizations. They enable humanitarian partners operating in countries affected by natural disasters and armed conflict to quickly deliver flexible and effective life-saving assistance to people who need it the most. You can contribute to two main types of pooled funds:

MAKE A FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTION TO A POOLED FUND

31 Dec 2016 description
  • Livestock contributes 40 percent of the global value of agricultural output and supports the livelihoods and food security of almost 1.3 billion people.

  • Half of the 800 million people living below USD 1.9/day depend on livestock, with both 95 percent of the extreme poor and 75 percent of all poor livestock keepers living in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Protracted crises affect the livestock sector in several ways.

02 Nov 2016 description

In conflict situations, such as those in Afghanistan and Somalia, simple communication technologies can help researchers and humanitarian organisations collect more accurate data on the effects of humanitarian aid. Electronic surveys taken with smartphones, for example, can automatically assess collected data and prevent implausible responses from being entered. This toolkit weighs the benefits – and the risks – of technology used in aid and development.

27 Oct 2016 description

War Child launches a guide to sexual and gender-based violence legal protection in acute emergencies

31 Aug 2016 description
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The Lifesaver Cube (‘the Cube’) is a household water filter developed in collaboration with Oxfam. Dirty water is stored inside the Cube, which resembles a tough five litre jerry can. The small pump on the cap is used to increase the pressure inside the Cube, forcing water through an internal membrane filter which removes bacteria, viruses and other pathogens.

More than 2,300 units have been distributed by Oxfam in South Sudan to date. This report summarizes why Oxfam is using the Cube, lessons learned so far, recommendations, and plans for the future.

18 May 2016 description

DIVISION OF PROGRAMME SUPPORT AND MANAGEMENT
SHELTER AND SETTLEMENT SECTION

INTRODUCTION

UNHCR, the United Nations refugee organization, is mandated by the United Nations to lead and coordinate international action for the world-wide protection of refugees and the resolution of refugee problems.

01 Mar 2016 description

I. Overview/Background

  1. The purpose of this document is to outline the strategic objectives of the first standard allocation of the Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SHF) for 2016. 1 The paper summarizes the analysis, strategy and intent of the first allocation.

12 Jan 2016 description

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Use of the Service Request Form for Cargo Transport & Storage January 2016

  1. Instructions for the User

The information contained in this document is critical for acceptance, tracking and dispatch of the consignment. The user should carefully review this document before submitting a Service Request Form to the Logistics Cluster.

All relevant user SOPs are on the Logistics Cluster website http://logcluster.org/ops/ssd11a

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12 Jan 2016 description

The Logistics Cluster activities aim to ensure that the humanitarian community has access to sufficient logistics capacities and to facilitate the uninterrupted supply of life saving relief items to the affected populations.

Common services provided to the humanitarian community by WFP, as the lead agency of the Logistics Cluster, are not intended to replace the logistics operations of individual organisations. The provision of common services is intended to fill identified gaps and maximize the utility of limited logistics resources within South Sudan.