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.
Signatories of the Grand Bargain, the pact signed two years ago at the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, meet in New York today to make progress on improving the humanitarian system.
Christian Aid was in attendance to co-present a joint analysis by members of the Charter for Change network: CAFOD, CARE, Catholic Relief Services, Christian Aid, NEAR and OXFAM, on the need for more radical measures to empower national and local actors - who have a closer and deeper understanding of communities in need - to take a leadership role in humanitarian response
by Diana Quick
ChildFund Alliance, together with 23 other civil society organizations, wrote an open letter regarding the situation of children in Yemen to UN Secretary-General António Guterres, ahead of the publication of this year’s Children and Armed Conflict Annual Report.
With funding from the European Commission's Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO), Christian Aid has launched a project to strengthen disaster preparedness in Nigeria - with a focus on flooding - by improving early warning and early response systems in Benue, Kaduna and Plateau States.
Over 40,000 people are set to benefit directly from Christian Aid's two-year project, "Improved Early Warning and Early Response (EW-ER) to Strengthen Disaster Preparedness in Nigeria's Middle Belt (E4E)."
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Emergency Programme Manager, Afghanistan
Fixed Term Contract initially for 2 years, extendable
Salary: Band B, Gross Annual Pay - USD 50907.
Based: Kabul, Afghanistan
Closing date: 9th August 2018, 5 PM (UK time)
Christian Aid is working with others to end poverty in Africa. At the heart of this vision is transformation of the lives of people who live in poverty, empowering them to have a brighter future. Christian Aid is seeking senior staff to manage a major donor funded governance programme in Ethiopia.
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