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19 Feb 2018 description

La noche del 31 de marzo quedó registrada como el día más trágico en la vida de los Mocoanos. Las intensas lluvias provocaron el desbordamiento de los ríos Mocoa, Mulato y Sangoyaco causando innumerables pérdidas. Según información de la Unidad Nacional para la Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres, UNGRD, en el área urbana 48 barrios fueron afectados, 7.794 familias registradas en el RUD, 398 personas resultaron heridas y 332 fallecidos; además de 77 desaparecidos, 4 instituciones educativas y 1.462 viviendas afectadas.

19 Feb 2018 description

El sector privado ha desempeñado un papel cada vez más importante en la reintegración de excombatientes en Colombia, ya que las mejores prácticas y lecciones aprendidas surgieron después de los esfuerzos de desmovilización de las AUC (paramilitares de derecha) de 2003-2006. Si bien en esos primeros años se promovieron algunas iniciativas de empresas privadas, es decir, iniciativas de microempresas a pequeña escala dirigidas por excombatientes y financiadas con capital inicial patrocinado por el Estado, tuvieron un éxito limitado.

19 Feb 2018 description

The UK and US have joined forces to find the next technological breakthrough to save and transform millions of lives in the world’s most dangerous conflict zones.

International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt and USAID Administrator Mark Green announced the new Humanitarian Grand Challenge at an event held at the Overseas Development Institute today (Monday 19 February).

The Challenge fund will provide grants to help get innovative technology projects off the ground, and will provide further support to expand projects that prove the most successful.

15 Feb 2018 description

Assistance also enhances nutrition, health and local economies: “We tell you thanks, the people of America. You have really tried for us; we pray that God blesses you.” February 2018—Wanday Bangura’s stall in a bustling market in the Bombali district of northern Sierra Leone is full of shoes, jewelry, scarves and other products displayed for sale. Her small enterprise is flourishing. “We have money to eat…and buy market items to sell. So we tell God thanks,” she explained.
Bangura’s business was not always thriving.

15 Feb 2018 description

The Zero Hunger Challenge emphasizes the importance of strengthening economic empowerment in support of the Sustainable Development Goal 2 to double small-scale producer incomes and productivity. The increasing focus on resilient markets can bring important contributions to sustainable food systems and build resilience. Participation in market systems is not only a means for people to secure their livelihood, but it also enables them to exercise agency, maintain dignity, build social capital and increase self-worth.

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Jobs

19 entries found
15 Feb 2018 description
job Closing date: 28 Feb 2018 US Agency for International Development

I. GENERAL INFORMATION

1. SOLICITATION NO.: AID-18-01

2. ISSUANCE DATE: February 6, 2018

3. CLOSING DATE/TIME FOR RECEIPT OF OFFERS: February 28, 2018

4. POSITION TITLE: Development Program Specialist (CAR/C-LRA)

5. MARKET VALUE: FSN-11

In accordance with AIDAR Appendix J and the Local Compensation Plan of

09 Feb 2018 description
job Closing date: 08 Mar 2018 US Agency for International Development

Position Title: Economic Recovery and Market System Technical Advisor

Solicitation Number: 720FDA18B00026

Salary Level: GS-12 Equivalent: $81,548 - $106,012

GS-13 Equivalent: $96,970 - $126,062

Issuance Date: February 8, 2018

Closing Date: March 8, 2018, 2018

Closing Time: 12:00 P.M. Eastern Time

Dear Prospective Applicants:

02 Feb 2018 description
job Closing date: 23 Feb 2018 US Agency for International Development

Position Title: Deputy Manager for Coordination

Solicitation Number: 720FDA18B00017

Salary Level: GS-14 Equivalent: $114,590 - $148,967

Issuance Date: February 2, 2018

Closing Date: February 23, 2018

Closing Time: 12:00 P.M. Eastern Time

Dear Prospective Applicants:

30 Jan 2018 description
job Closing date: 20 Feb 2018 US Agency for International Development

The OTI Senior Program Performance Management Specialist – Washington, D.C. is a full-time Personal Services Contract (PSC) position at the GS-14 equivalent level and located in Washington, D.C. Applications for this position are due no later than February 20, 2018 at 1:00pm Eastern Time (Deadline Extended). For full information about this position, as well as instructions on how to apply, please read the entire solicitation at www.OTIjobs.net.

INTRODUCTION:

23 Jan 2018 description
job Closing date: 30 Jul 2018 US Agency for International Development

Closing Dates: Round 1- March 14 4:00 pm EDT; Final Round - July 30, 2018 4:00 pm EDT

OVERVIEW:

Training

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02 Jul 2015 description

El Gobierno colombiano, a través de la Oficina del Alto Comisionado de Paz (OACP), puso en marcha el curso virtual Entérese sobre el Proceso de Paz, el cual tiene como objetivo acercar la información de lo que sucede en las conversaciones de paz que actualmente se desarrollan con la guerrilla de las Farc en La Habana. El curso está dirigido a la ciudadanía en general, tanto colombianos como extranjeros.

26 Jun 2014 description

Registration deadline: none

International Medical Corps, Concern Worldwide, and the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative are pleased to announce the launch of the Building a Better Response e-learning course on the international humanitarian coordination system.