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13 Mar 2018 description

Prefacio

“Prepararse para lo inesperado e imposible”

Algunos podrían preguntarse, dado el amplio y creciente número de crisis naturales y originadas por el ser humano –para las cuales estamos preparándonos y respondiendo–, por qué la Cruz Roja / Media Luna Roja está dedicando tiempo y recursos a la preparación para emergencias nucleares, eventos que históricamente son poco comunes.

27 Oct 2017 description

Summary

In the present report, the Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence presents the key activities undertaken by him between July 2014 and June 2015.

03 Mar 2017 description

The objective of this document is to facilitate communication, understanding, and collaboration between protection and information management colleagues within and across humanitarian organizations working in protection information management. Where necessary, multiple definitions or examples have been included to further understanding.

03 Jan 2017 description
report Government of India

Executive Summary

About Emergency Management Exercises

05 Oct 2016 description

Introduction

OCHA’s Private Sector Section (PSS) and the Netherlands Enterprise Agency hosted a business consultation on 10 June 2015 in The Hague, Netherlands. 72 representatives from the private sector (multi-national and national), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and civil society attended the consultation. The consultation focused on identifying issues, providing recommendations and making commitments from the perspective of the Dutch business community in emergency preparedness and response.

Issues

05 Oct 2016 description

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement and Georgetown University’s Institute for the Study of International Migration organized an expert consultation on “Guidance on protecting people from disasters and environmental change through planned relocation.” An overview of the project is synthesized below.

05 Oct 2016 description

Introduction

The Government of Luxembourg and the Emergency Telecommunication Cluster (ETC), led by the World Food Programme (WFP), hosted a World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) Business Consultation focused on the satellite industry on 9-10 June 2015 at the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs in Luxembourg.

28 Sep 2016 description

Foreword

2015 was a year of transformation for the Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC). The adoption of the ETC2020 Strategy in the first half of the year, radically expanding the vision, scope and approach of the cluster, set the network on a much more impactful, but challenging, trajectory. 2015 was characterised by the adoption and commenced implementation of ETC2020 as well as the most concurrent emergencies ever responded to; and the invaluable contributions of its members and partners without which, the ETC would not exist.

23 Sep 2016 description

Forced Migration

The figures for forced migration are staggering and unprecedented. And yet the movement of people is a symptom of a crisis, not the cause. Until there is a global reduction in violence and conflict, the problem will continue to get worse.

13 Sep 2016 description
report CHS Alliance

Introduction

Ces Lignes directrices ont initialement été mises au point par le projet d’ICVA, Building Safer Organisations (BSO, bâtir des organisations plus sûres), en 2006. En 2007, le projet BSO est passé d’ICVA à HAP International. En 2015, HAP a fusionné avec l’organisation People In Aid pour former CHS Alliance.

13 Sep 2016 description
report CHS Alliance
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Complaints give organisations significant opportunities to improve services and strengthen relationships with stakeholders, as well as to test assumptions about community needs. Good complaints handling systems also allow beneficiaries to enforce agencies’ claims about quality and accountability. On the other hand, mishandled complaints can undermine community confidence in agencies and even compromise security.

26 Aug 2016 description
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2014 Annual Narrative Report of IASC Gender Standby Capacity Project

25 Aug 2016 description
report Pro Asyl

Summary and calls for action

In the first months of 2015, PRO ASYL has heard shocking accounts from asylum seekers reaching Germany via Bulgaria. These accounts include reports of inhumane and degrading treatment as well as torture. PRO ASYL has written up some of these accounts, mainly from asylum seekers and refugees who arrived in 2014, to serve as an example of the treatment experienced by many who travel through Bulgaria. The majority of the accounts provided are those of Syrian or Iraqi nationals.

22 Aug 2016 description

BACKGROUND

Malaria is caused by parasites of the Plasmodium family and transmitted by female Anopheles mosquitoes. There are four different human malaria species (P. falciparum, P. vivax, P. malariae and P. ovale), of which P. falciparum and P. vivax are the most prevalent and P. falciparum the most dangerous. P. knowlesi is a zoonotic plasmodium that is also known to infect humans.

10 Aug 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

INTRODUCTION

Every child has the right to a fair chance in life. Leaving no child behind is both a moral imperative and a strategic priority for the development of inclusive, sustainable and stable societies everywhere. In 2015, UNICEF worked with partners around the world to make that fair chance a reality.

10 Aug 2016 description

INTRODUCTION

Alors que des soldats de la paix, des fonctionnaires de police, des entrepreneurs du secteur privé et d’autres membres de la communauté internationale étaient déployés en Bosnie-Herzégovine et au Kosovo sous administration des Nations Unies (résolution 1244 du Conseil de sécurité) pendant les guerres qui ont sévi dans les Balkans occidentaux de 1992 à 1999, la prostitution, qui était un commerce local à petite échelle entre les mains de réseaux criminels organisés, est devenue une industrie florissante.