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18 Sep 2018 description

Introduction

Climate change in the Pacific

Small island developing states (SIDS) are among the most vulnerable to our changing climate. People living in the western tropical Pacific SIDS are already experiencing higher temperatures, shifts in rainfall patterns, rising sea levels and changes in the frequency and intensity of extreme climate events. Further changes on top of an existing, naturally variable climate are expected long into the future because of global warming.

18 Sep 2018 description

1. Assess

Conduct an education and conflict analysis or assessment to review:

• The broad conflict status or risk of conflict and the historical links between education and conflict

• How conflict affects education

• How education might contribute to conflict

• How education can mitigate the conflict dynamics

• Details matter: what, why, who, by whom, when, where and how

2. Do no harm

14 Sep 2018 description

Executive summary

Tackling the problems of poverty, vulnerability and exclusion that persist in parts of the world that continue to be affected by violence or political insecurity is difficult for several reasons. For one, because of the complexity of the prevailing social, economic and political systems, solutions to chronic problems are far from obvious.
One response to this aspect of the challenge is adaptive programme design and management.

14 Sep 2018 description

The iCAN Package was designed after an information gap on sexuality and sexual and reproductive health issues among young people living with HIV was identified. The iCAN Participant’s Workbook aims to help address the challenges facing young people across East and Southern Africa.

06 Sep 2018 description

2. Introducción

2.1. En su calidad de organización humanitaria y de conformidad con su mandato, la Federación Internacional de Sociedades de la Cruz Roja y de la Media Luna Roja (Federación Internacional) tiene la obligación de respetar y proteger a las personas vulnerables en situación de riesgo. La Federación Internacional, como componente del Movimiento Internacional de la Cruz Roja y de la Media Luna Roja (Movimiento), cuenta con una presencia mundial y local.

06 Sep 2018 description

2. Introduction

2.1. En tant qu’organisation humanitaire et conformément à son mandat, la Fédération internationale des Sociétés de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge (« Fédération internationale ») a l’obligation de respecter et de protéger les personnes vulnérables exposées à des risques. En tant que composante du Mouvement international de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge, la Fédération internationale est présente aux niveaux mondial et local.

06 Sep 2018 description
report ALNAP

Would you like to better understand the context you’re operating in, but aren’t sure where to start?

‘What’s Missing? Adding Context to the Urban Response Toolbox’ is a new study from ALNAP, part of a broader research initiative exploring how humanitarian response can be more effective in complex urban areas. This resources sets out 8 simple steps, on how you can begin using context tools in humanitarian response, by drawing key findings from the study.

05 Sep 2018 description

This guidance/tip sheet is elaborated as a follow up to the Principal’s decision on improving HRP costing in July 2017. This is a living document that will be updated as more knowledge and experience of costing is gathered. In particular, the cluster-specific guidance part will be updated whenever relevant information is provided by the GCCs.

1. INTRODUCTION

05 Sep 2018 description
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Part 1: Background and Concepts
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Part 2: How-to Guide & Tools

The Basic Needs Assessment (BNA) is a multi-sector needs assessment approach that can be applied in both sudden onset and protracted emergencies, but that – in the present edition – has been piloted only in two protracted crises, namely in Borno State (North-East Nigeria) and in Fafan zone (Somali region of Ethiopia). The approach took inspiration from ECHO’s Basic Needs Framework for Integrated Response.

05 Sep 2018 description

1.0 Introduction

1.1 Faire face à une pandémie de grippe

Une pandémie est la propagation d'une nouvelle maladie à l'échelle mondiale. Les pandémies de grippe sont imprévisibles. Ce sont pourtant des événements récurrents qui peuvent avoir des répercussions considérables pour la santé, la population et l'économie dans le monde. La préparation et la planification sont des mesures déterminantes pour pouvoir atténuer les risques propres à une pandémie et l’impact de celle-ci.

05 Sep 2018 description

Introducción

Las pandemias de gripe son eventos impredecibles pero recurrentes que pueden tener graves consecuencias para la salud humana y el bienestar económico en el mundo. La preparación y planificación anticipada destinada a responder ante una pandemia es fundamental para que los países atenúen su riesgo y sus consecuencias.

05 Sep 2018 description

1.0 Introducción

1.1 Gestión de las pandemias de gripe

Una pandemia es la propagación de una enfermedad nueva a escala mundial. Las pandemias de gripe son imprevisibles, pero son eventos recurrentes que pueden afectar significativamente a la salud, las comunidades y las economías en todo el mundo. La planificación y la preparación son cruciales y contribuyen a mitigar los riesgos y los efectos de una pandemia, así como a gestionar la respuesta y la recuperación.

05 Sep 2018 description
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Overview

  • This checklist is a tool to help national authorities to develop or update national pandemic influenza preparedness plans for managing the risk and impact of an influenza pandemic under the guiding principles of the 2017 WHO pandemic influenza preparedness framework - “Pandemic Influenza Risk Management”. It updates and replaces the 2005 WHO checklist for influenza pandemic preparedness planning .

Key considerations and updates include:

  • Lessons learned from the 2009 influenza A(H1N1) pandemic;

05 Sep 2018 description
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Overview

This guidance updates and replaces the “Pandemic Influenza Risk Management: WHO Interim Guidance” published in 2013, which was a revision of the “Pandemic Influenza Preparedness and Response: a WHO Guidance Document” published in 2009.

The main updates from the 2013 interim guidance are:

  • Alignment with other relevant United Nations policies for crisis and emergency management, and

05 Sep 2018 description

Overview

The aim of this document is to support countries in developing and conducting simulation exercises to test and validate their national pandemic influenza preparedness plans. It is intended to provide practical guidance on how to select, plan, conduct and evaluate simulation exercises specific to pandemic influenza preparedness and response, and how to set up a process for using the outcomes of these exercises to review and improve pandemic influenza preparedness plans.

03 Sep 2018 description
report UN Women

La falta de mujeres en los espacios de toma de decisiones en la vida política, social y económica es una realidad en nuestras sociedades. Esto se hace aún más evidente en situaciones de emergencia humanitaria, donde las mujeres y las niñas son excluidas frecuentemente de estos espacios.