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20 May 2016 description

Over the period 2007-11, the UK Government was the second largest donor to UNICEF, contributing £690 million. The review looks at the impact and effectiveness of DFID’s partnership with UNICEF.

This report provides insight into the UK’s relationship with UNICEF by examining delivery of a range of aid programmes in Africa. The report recognises that UNICEF is delivering tangible benefits but that DFID needs to manage UNICEF as a strategic partner and provide greater clarity to UNICEF with regard to its role in and expectations of each programme.

12 Nov 2015 description

Nueva publicación "Manual de gestion inclusiva de emergencias: derechos humanos de las personas con discapacidad durante emergencias"

Santiago, 22 de noviembre de 2013.- La presente obra tiene como propósito ser un aporte concreto en la reducción de impactos negativos de emergencias y catástrofes en las personas con discapacidad.

11 Mar 2015 description

Overview

Ten principles can be followed to produce the sort of equal post-conflict settlement planning that can help to build communities that have a better basis of becoming peaceful and sustainable. These are:

  1. Gender factors should be integrated in post-conflict settlement planning.

  2. Post-conflict settlement planning should increase the safety and security of all groups.

  3. Women grassroots organizations should be involved in post-conflict settlement planning.

03 Feb 2015 description
report Protection Cluster

I. Purpose and Audience

At its best, media reporting on sexual and other forms of gender-based violence (GBV) in emergency contexts facilitates advocacy with decision makers and communities to ensure protection for refugees, internally displaced persons (IDPs) and other vulnerable groups and supports fundraising for comprehensive GBV programs. However, media reporting on GBV in emergency contexts – when it fails to take into account basic ethical and safety principles – can also put GBV survivors, their families and those who are helping them at risk.

23 Jan 2015 description

Introducción

La coordinación en una situación de emergencia o desastre es uno de los grandes desafíos para ejecutar las medidas que garanticen las intervenciones de salud ambiental para la prevención y el control de brotes y epidemias.

15 Dec 2014 description
report RedR UK

This paper has been commissioned by RedR to identify gaps in skills, technology, and knowledge in urban humanitarian response in order to inform RedR’s project Ready to Respond which is looking to address these gaps in two specific areas:

20 Nov 2014 description
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Introduction

2013 was a landmark year which saw the second UN High-level Dialogue on International Migration and Development (HLD) of the 68th Session of the General Assembly, which took place on the 3–4 October at the UN Headquarters in New York City. The HLD was marked by a significant evolution in the UN debate on migration and development, as evidenced by the Declaration adopted by consensus at its opening.

24 Sep 2014 description

The ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response or AADMER has been ratified by all ten Member States and entered into force on 24 December 2009. The AADMER is a proactive regional framework for cooperation, coordination, technical assistance, and resource mobilisation in all aspects of disaster management. It also affirms ASEAN’s commitment to the Hyogo Framework of Action (HFA) and is the first legally-binding HFA-related instrument in the world.

18 Aug 2014 description

Humanitarian assistance has increased significantly in the last 20 years, as has the number and diversity of actors providing such assistance. Over the same time, the strategic interests of major power-holders in conflict environments have shifted from traditional war relations to proxies and in-country, population-centred operations.

Operating in such environments, among multiple types of actors with a wide range of interests, ACF needs to state firmly its continuous efforts and commitment to always abide by humanitarian principles and by its Charter.

07 Aug 2014 description

The PACC Technical Report series is a collection of the technical knowledge generated by the various PACC activities at both national and regional level. The reports are aimed at climate change adaptation practitioners in the Pacific region and beyond, with the intention of sharing experiences and lessons learned from the diverse components of the PACC programme. The technical knowledge is also feeding into and informing policy processes within the region.

07 Aug 2014 description

The PACC Technical Report series is a collection of the technical knowledge generated by the various PACC activities at both national and regional level. The reports are aimed at climate change adaptation practitioners in the Pacific region and beyond, with the intention of sharing experiences and lessons learned from the diverse components of the PACC programme. The technical knowledge is also feeding into and informing policy processes within the region.

14 Jul 2014 description

La vigilancia sanitaria del agua es una intervención de salud pública muy eficaz para prevenir enfermedades relacionadas con el agua. En esta publicación se orientan acciones que permitan garantizar agua segura a la población, a través de herramientas muy sencillas y prácticas, que generan información oportuna para la toma de decisiones, y así aplicar los correctivos necesarios con el fin de proteger la salud de las personas, desde la responsabilidad que tiene el organismo rector del sector agua potable y saneamiento, que es el Ministerio de Salud Pública y Asistencia Social.