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This page of ReliefWeb is a dedicated resource page for Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and other civil society groups active in humanitarian contexts. Within it, you'll find articles, programming guides, and e-learning tools aimed at helping NGOs and community-based organizations strategically engage with the humanitarian action and the humanitarian architecture more broadly.

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15 Oct 2018 description


The objective of the research is identification of the existing electronic registration tools for patients in an outpatient Ambulatory Therapeutic Feeding Centres (ATFC). The aim of electronic registration is to replace the register book and to eliminate the use of pen and paper in the registration process. This would result in increased efficiency, higher accuracy of registration and instant data delivery to facilitate decision-making in the project and to feed the data directly into the Health Information System (HIS).

15 Oct 2018 description
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Less than two months after an earthquake hit Indonesia’s Lombok island, a massive 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck Central Sulawesi province on 28 September, triggering a deadly tsunami. More than 1,900 people were killed, and the death toll is likely to rise.

11 Oct 2018 description

This guide aims to familiarise parliamentarians with the Movement, particularly the role of the 187 Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies1 (National Societies) throughout the world. A strong and active National Society can do much to assist public authorities at all levels of government in the humanitarian field.

10 Oct 2018 description

Between May 2016 and September 2017, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) Cluster, with technical support from the Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC), developed and delivered a 2 stage project in 5 different countries targeted at supporting opportunities for women’s equal and meaningful participation in camp governance structures.

10 Oct 2018 description

As part of a global-level project aiming at reducing gender-based violence (GBV) risks in camps and camp-like settings, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) Global Cluster sought to understand how women’s participation in governance structures could contribute to reducing risks of GBV. Increasing women’s participation is an important path to improving gender equality and women’s empowerment.

08 Oct 2018 description
report CBM

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

03 Oct 2018 description

Introduction: Restoring the Transport Sector after a Disaster

03 Oct 2018 description


Le 22 Juin 2018, deux véhicules venus de Bambari ont subi des coups de feu venant des présumés GBK de Grimari, installés à Scieurs. Une femme et un enfant auraient perdu la vie à l’issue de ces tirs. De plus, un peuhl éleveur était également tué par les GBK dans la zone. Suite à cette situation, les éléments GSA installés à Mbrès Centre ont lancé des menaces de représailles conduisant à un déplacement des habitants de Scieurs vers la brousse.

02 Oct 2018 description

This Shelter NFIs Tip Sheet has been adapted from the global IASC Shelter NFIs Tip Sheet with the aim at offering guidance on integrating gender responsive interventions within the given sector as well as contextualized oPt gender analysis and recommended actions as examples to be referred to in designing Shelter NFIs project proposals for the 2019 oPt HRP. Lastly, the Tip Sheet also provides a set of guiding questions for the design and monitoring of the project against each GEM.

02 Oct 2018 description

Four Action Against Hunger team members based in Indonesia are en route to Palu in the Sulawasi region, which was hit by a magnitude 7.4 earthquake on Friday, September 28, and caused a devastating tsunami. Their primary focus will be to support a local partner organization to help meet the most urgent needs in the area.

01 Oct 2018 description

1.0 Executive Summary

This report highlights the findings of the final independent evaluation of the “Surveillance and Evaluation Team (SET) and Multi-Sectoral Emergency Team (MET): An Integrated Emergency Response in South Sudan” project which was conducted in the months of August and September 2018.

28 Sep 2018 description

Author: Naohiko Omata (Senior Research Officer, Refugee Economies Programme, Refugee Studies Centre)

27 Sep 2018 description
report The Asia Foundation

by Michael Digregorio, Nguyen Tri Thanh and Le Quang Trung

Executive Summary

26 Sep 2018 description


The Centre for Institutional Disaster Preparedness (CREPD, by its Spanish acronym) aims to support the components of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement by strengthening capacity building in disaster preparedness among National Societies. The aim is to develop methodologies, tools, learning techniques and harmonization processes considering the National Societies’ expertise and best practices and under the coordination of the IFRC Regional Office for the Americas.