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13 Nov 2017 description


Akobo Town is located in the eastern side of Akobo County, Jonglei State, close to the land and river border crossings with Ethiopia. Akobo is a key point of trade and transit between South Sudan and Ethiopia.

19 Oct 2017 description

Water cooperation works.
Over the past 15 years, 2.6 billion people have gained access to an improved source of drinking water and 2.1 billion people have gained access to improved sanitation. Water connects marginalised people to the mainstream economy and there is growing recognition that access to water and sanitation are of key importance to end poverty, empower women and build prosperous and sustainable societies.

19 Sep 2017 description


Nyal Town is located in Northern Panyijiar County, Unity State, along the banks of the Sudd, the third largest swamp in the world. Since the beginning of the crisis, IDPs from Unity and Jonglei states have perceived Nyal as a safe location with ample resources. Recently, Nyal has also become a key location for people traveling to and from nearby islands.

15 Sep 2017 description

Why is financial protection important to reduce poverty and increase shared prosperity?

Financial losses from natural disasters continue to rise. Developing countries and their low-income populations experience the greatest impacts.

Over the last 10 years, global losses due to natural disasters have averaged $165 billion a year.

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14 Dec 2017 description
job Closing date: 20 Dec 2017 Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation

The Embassy of Switzerland in Amman is representing Switzerland in Jordan and is responsible for following up of all projects of the Swiss International Cooperation in Jordan, Syria, Iraq and Turkey. The Embassy of Switzerland/Swiss Cooperation Office is looking for a Finance Officer.

Finance Officer – 100 %

The Finance Officer reports to the Regional Head of Finance, Personnel & Administration (CFPA).

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Finance Officer is responsible for the following tasks:


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19 Mar 2015 description

Everything you need to know about climate change in a nutshell