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14 Sep 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch tracked education pledges made at a conference in London last year, following the money trail from the largest donors to Lebanon, Turkey and Jordan.
14 Jul 2017 description
Under a business-as-usual scenario, a 6 degree Celsius temperature increase is projected over the Asian landmass by the end of the century.
24 Jan 2017 description
Bangladesh is one of the most vulnerable countries to natural disasters and climate change, due to low-lying coastal regions and increasingly extreme weather conditions such as cyclones, floods and droughts.
19 Jul 2016 description
As the Iraqi army and coalition forces get closer in the military operation to retake Mosul, the humanitarian fallout is bound to be catastrophic unless funding and resources are prioritised to help up to 1.2 million civilians, the NRC and the IRC said today.
04 Jul 2016 description
Auditors examined humanitarian support in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania between 2011 and 2015, which amounted to about €300 million.
03 May 2016 description
By opening its gates, UNMISS, alongside humanitarians, has saved thousands of lives. The sites represent one of the only sources of safety for civilians who continue to bear the brunt of the conflict.
01 Apr 2016 description
At the beginning of the crisis, the international community perceived the outbreak as a purely public health emergency, while other needs of the affected communities were left largely unaddressed.
31 Mar 2016 description
report Save the Children
In this report, Save the Children identifies components of the response that were significant in exacerbating the challenges faced by marginalised groups in accessing assistance.
10 Mar 2016 description
According to a new report by ESCAP, the region accounted for over half the world’s 344 disasters in 2015, resulting in over 16,000 deaths with 59 million people affected.
18 Dec 2015 description
The report, published by the Ethical Journalism Network, reviews media coverage of migration in the European Union and in 14 countries across the globe.
10 Dec 2015 description
Displaced persons across Africa are too often the victims of discrimination and abuse. They are frequently denied the “inherent rights of internally displaced persons (IDPs)” that the convention strives to protect.
11 Oct 2015 description
Despite many good practices, an inter-agency evaluation found the level of the incorporation of the IASC guidelines was not sufficient to mitigate the risks of gender-based violence.
21 Sep 2015 description
Social media monitoring could provide significant value in contexts where humanitarian access is poor, the information landscape fragmented and social media is widely used.
19 Jun 2015 description
A new paper summarizes how the humanitarian community in Kenya collaborated and partnered to develop an innovative coordinated needs assessment tool.
15 May 2015 description
This document was prepared following the recent Nepal earthquake, reflecting on lessons learned in Pakistan, which may be of use to those involved in the early stages of response and recovery in Nepal.
12 May 2015 description
States should act to deter the military use of schools and universities, as it risks students' lives, safety and education, says Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack.
08 May 2015 description
report ALNAP
A new paper looks at lessons drawn from previous comparable disasters and seeks to provide invaluable information and assistance to the operational agencies responding to the crisis.
15 Apr 2015 description
report Oxfam
The money is the minimum needed to make healthcare available to all in the affected countries and would help pay for well-equipped facilities, trained staff and medical supplies, says Oxfam.
23 Mar 2015 description
The study reveals that in general the interventions contributed to fairly positive change in household well-being, but found a more mixed result for livelihoods.
26 Feb 2015 description
Observations to date suggest that without sufficient planning and safeguards, government-led resettlement is a highly risky undertaking.