CBM is an international development organisation with headquarters in Germany, committed to improving the quality of life of people with disabilities in the poorest communities of the world.
13 October is designated as International Day for Disaster Reduction to promote a global culture of disaster reduction, including disaster prevention, mitigation and preparedness. Every year the Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Day recognises progress and encourages further efforts to build disaster resilient communities and nations.
CBM launches a guide for disability-inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction
CBM is launching a good practice guide for disability-inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction, based on its longstanding experience in the flood affected communities of Gaibandha in northern Bangladesh.
Building the capacity of people with disabilities to become agents of change for inclusion in disaster risk reduction
With the crisis entering its ninth year and showing no signs of abating despite recent efforts, 10.7 million people continue to be in urgent need of life-saving assistance across north-east Nigeria, far-north Cameroon, Western Chad and south-east Niger. Nearly 2.4 million people are displaced with fresh waves of violence and human rights abuses resulting in thousands arriving into congested sites on a weekly basis.
19 August is World Humanitarian Day, a time to recognise those who face danger and adversity in order to help others. This year we provide a snapshot into our work with partners during a response to flooding in Kenya.
Flooding causes mass internal displacement
The Humanitarian Inclusion Standards become part of the Humanitarian Standards Partnership, complementing existing guidelines and filling a gap to ensure the rights of older people and persons with disabilities are addressed in humanitarian action.
Rights-based approach to humanitarian action
In February of this year, with our partners in the Age and Disability Capacity Programme (ADCAP), we were delighted to announce the release of the Humanitarian Inclusion Standards.
In the context of CBM’s Federation Strategy & new Operating Model, we are looking for a new Programme Quality Manager for the Asia Region.
Main objective of the role:
In the context of CBM’s Federation Strategy and new Operating Model aiming at increasing the programmatic impact and its overall effectiveness and efficiency as an international organisation, we are creating a new leadership position at the country level in Vietnam as:
Country Director - Vietnam
Main objective of the role