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OVERVIEW OF THE EXTENDING IMPACT STUDY
The CRS Extending Impact study sought to understand what prompted people to invest in their own resilience to disasters, specifically by strengthening or rebuilding their homes to better withstand future hazards. It was conducted in five countries where staff and partners observed spontaneous replication by non‑project participants of the improved practices included in CRS’ post‑disaster housing reconstruction programs.
In November, 60,983 eligible refugees and asylum-seekers (29,428 families) received cash assistance in Greece, in 104 locations.
In September, 54,545 eligible refugees and asylum-seekers (26,165 families) received cash assistance in Greece, in 97 locations.
In August, 52,637 eligible refugees and asylum-seekers (25,006 households) received cash assistance in Greece, in 95 locations.
In July, 51,945 eligible refugees and asylum-seekers (24,778 households) received cash assistance in Greece, in 97 locations.
The 2017 Grand Bargain signatory reports on Workstream 2 evidence some encouraging progress on meeting the 6 localisation commitments to provide more support and funding tools for national and local responders. But it is slow and much of the progress is in the initial first steps. 4 signatories did not report anything on this workstream.
Minister’s Address, Data Security, Future of Technology, Highlights At 10th ICT4D Conference.
Full Results Announced At ICT4D Conference 2018, May 8-10, Lusaka, Zambia
LUSAKA, Zambia, May 8, 2018 – A major international survey of the humanitarian relief and development sector has tagged connectivity and ultra-low cost smartphones as the leading trends in information and communications technology for development (ICT4D) in 2018. Data analytics also scored highly and was closely followed by geospatial analysis/mapping.
We, UN and non-UN entities, re-affirm our determination to prevent future acts of sexual exploitation and abuse by our personnel.
We note the issuance of this Statement at the High-level Conference on Eliminating Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by UN and NGO Personnel on 4 December 2006 in New York, USA and welcome future endorsement of this Statement by others.
Lusaka, Zambia, April 17, 2018: ICT4D Conference 2018, the largest event of its kind for the humanitarian development sector, this year aims at mapping out to the path for technology to make the maximum impact on improving humanitarian relief and development work.
For Immediate Release
Washington, DC - As Secretary of State Rex Tillerson prepares to testify on the administration’s budget, a leading group of humanitarian, development and global health organizations are releasing new data that shows just how devastating these proposed cuts to the United States’ foreign aid budget would be to millions of people in the poorest countries.
The analysis finds that under the proposed budget:
In January, 39,233 eligible refugees and asylum-seekers (17,903 households) received cash assistance in Greece, in 94 locations.