The Policy and Advocacy Task Team of the Gender-based Violence Area of Responsibility (GBV AoR) 1 recognizes the continuing generosity of the Government and people of Bangladesh in keeping their borders open to the hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing conflict and violence in Myanmar.
The GBVAoR, in support of the Bangladesh GBV Sub-Sector, calls upon donors and states to:
Six weeks since August 25th - after the eruption of fresh terror in Rakhine State of Myanmar - the number of Rohingyas coming across the border to Bangladesh is slowly diminishing.
By Ishwar Rauniyar
However, the situation is far from normal. Thousands of Rohingyas are still living on one meal a day. The government and non-governmental agencies, including DCA, are working tirelessly to help these refugees fulfill their basic needs.
Over the past few decades Zambia has experienced climatic hazards such as droughts, seasonal and flash floods, extreme temperatures and very dry spells. Of course different parts of the country have been affected differently but the impact on communities has been immense both economically and otherwise.
By Bellah Zulu
Humanitarian Organizations call for immediate humanitarian access to those in need:
One month since the 25 August attacks and subsequent security response, INGOs in Myanmar are increasingly concerned about severe restrictions on humanitarian access and impediments to the delivery of critically needed humanitarian assistance throughout Rakhine State.
DanChurchAid (DCA) is looking for an energetic and proactive Manager for an unit that supports coordination of humanitarian actors responding to the needs of people caught in conflict in the border areas of South Sudan and Sudan. The preferred duty station is Juba with frequent travels to the field. The position oversees a highly innovative and unusual programme that seeks to enable holistic, locally-led responses to complex humanitarian, protection, livelihood and governance crises with access constraints and high levels of insecurity.
The Listen Learn Act training takes learners through a fictional, scenario-based instructional experience to apply the Ground Truth Constituent Voice™ method to programme quality and accountability, focussing on the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) commitments and Sphere.
The course is currently available in English and will be available in French and Arabic early in 2017.