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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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10 Dec 2018 description

Child marriage is rooted in gender inequality and in the low value accorded to girls, and is exacerbated by poverty, insecurity and conflict. It denies girls their rights and undermines numerous development priorities. Ending child marriage will require long-term, sustainable action across many different sectors. A robust legal and policy framework with commitment and financing for implementation to prevent child marriage and to support married girls should be the cornerstone of government efforts to address the practice.

05 Dec 2018 description

Beneficiary Satisfaction Survey report

Project: "Belarus - Responding to the most acute humanitarian needs of Ukrainian refugees and displaced persons" (supported by the European Commission - European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations – ECHO)

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05 Dec 2018 description


The objective of the mission was to gather data on Honduras as a case study to support the IFRC global stud on smart practices for protecting unaccompanied and separated children (UASC) from sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) through health and psychosocial services in last mile locations.


05 Dec 2018 description


La commune de Lafia est l’une des cinq communes du cercle de Tombouctou, dans la région de Tombouctou. Elle est située au sud du chef-lieu de cercle, et elle est limitée à L’ouest par la commune de Dagha cercle de Diré, au sud par la commune de Haribomo à l’est par la commune de Séréré cercle de Gourma-Rharous et au nord par la commune de Bourem Inaly. A titre illustratif, les cinq communes qui composent le cercle de Tombouctou sont : Tombouctou, Bourem Inaly, Alafia, Ber et Lafia.

05 Dec 2018 description


Le cercle de Bourem est une collectivité territoriale du Mali dans la région de Gao. Il compte 5 communes : Bamba, Bourem, Taboye, Tarkint et Téméra. Les communes concernées sont Bamba et Bourem qui est le chef-lieu de cercle. Les organisations qui interviennent dans la commune sont Action Contre la Faim, NRC, CRF/CRM, OXFAM, UAVES…etc.

05 Dec 2018 description


The results of this assessment make it clear that there are varied language needs within the Rohingya community.

Different people understand, prefer, and trust different formats of communication and sources of information. Nonetheless, solutions for effective humanitarian communication exist. TWB therefore recommends donor governments, the United Nations, and other humanitarian aid organizations involved in the response to take the following practical action:

04 Dec 2018 description


Iraq is one of the most heavily contaminated countries, with extensive numbers of legacy landmines, cluster munitions, Improvised Explosive Device (IEDs), and other unexploded ordnance. Hence, in Iraq the widespread presence of Explosive Hazards is a major protection concern; resulting in severe injuries, disabilities and death; preventing access to land and livelihood opportunities; and severely impeding humanitarian operations, stabilisation, and reconstruction efforts.

02 Dec 2018 description

A collective impact case study on the Mindanao Peaceweavers network

Michelle Garred

May 2018


29 Nov 2018 description


By the end of 2018, the Sigmah project will have merged with TolaData. As Sigmah is an open source software project, all its technical contents will remain available free of charge on its software forge and the archive page of its documentation. But Sigmah is not simply an IT project. First and foremost, it is a collective attempt to put a vision into practice: a centralised project management application created by and for international aid organisations.

28 Nov 2018 description


Boni est le chef-lieu de la commune de Haïré dans le cercle de Douentza et la région de Mopti. Il se situe à 90km du chef-lieu du cercle sur la route nationale numéro seize (RN 16). Elle fait frontière au Sud par la commune de Dallah, au Nord par la commune de Hombori, à l’Est par la commune de Mondoro et le Burkina Faso et à l’ouest par la commune de Gandamia. Sa population est estimée à 29 741 habitants (RGPH 2009).

28 Nov 2018 description


La région de Gao est la septième région administrative du Mali. Elle est limitée au sud-est par la région de Ménaka, au nord par la région de Kidal et à l’ouest par la région de Tombouctou. Elle est composée de trois cercles à savoir : Ansongo, Bourem et Gao.

Le cercle de Gao est composé de 7 communes à savoir :