Au cours de la dernière décennie, le modèle de l’école amie des enfants est devenu la caractéristique de la méthode appliquée par l’UNICEF pour promouvoir une éducation de qualité pour chaque fille et chaque garçon. Ce modèle peut être considéré comme une solution d’ensemble, véritable instrument holistique qui permet de réunir une vaste gamme d’interventions pour une éducation de qualité. Soucieux d’aider les pays à appliquer ce modèle dont il est le partisan essentiel, l’UNICEF a élaboré ce manuel pour en faire un document de référence et un guide pratique.
In the course of UNICEF’s work during the past decade, the child-friendly school (CFS) model has emerged as the organization’s signature means to advocate for and promote quality education for every girl and boy. The model can be viewed as a package solution and a holistic instrument for pulling together a comprehensive range of interventions in quality education. As the main proponent of this model, UNICEF has developed the manual as a reference document and practical guidebook to help countries implement CFS.
¿POR QUÉ ES NECESARIO UN MANUAL PARA LAS ESCUELAS AMIGAS DE LA INFANCIA?
This Manual has been produced for practitioners of multi-stakeholder partnerships for education. Much literature exists on the subject of building and maintaining partnerships for education. However, research by UNESCO and the World Economic Forum suggests that guidance on the role and function of monitoring and evaluation in partnership delivery is lacking. This manual seeks to fill this gap.
The collection, supply and/or use of firewood and alternative energy – and consequences thereof, such as rape, murder, environmental degradation and indoor air pollution leading to respiratory infections – is a multi-sectoral issue which cannot be effectively addressed by a singularly-mandated agency or cluster acting alone.
Planning and preparation are needed to protect health facilities and make sure they are able to continue providing health care during and after emergencies. A safe health facility will protect patients, visitors and staff from hazards. It will continue to function and provide essential services when they are most needed. And it will have emergency response plans and a trained workforce to continue the normal provision of health care and cope efficiently with the additional demands resulting from the emergency.
This plan provides for the establishment of institutional arrangements for the Solomon Islands Government to address disaster risk management within the country. It includes both disaster management arrangements for preparing for, managing and recovering from disaster events and institutional mechanisms for addressing disaster risk reduction, including climate change adaptation. Arrangements are addressed at the national, provincial and local levels.
The response to environmental impacts of natural disasters and complex emergencies, as well as industrial accidents, often requires a level of technical expertise that is beyond the capacity of individual states.
An environmental emergency can be defined as a sudden-onset disaster or accident resulting from natural, technological or human-induced factors, or a combination of these, that cause or threaten to cause severe environmental damage as well as harm to human health and/or livelihoods.
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To investigate the feasibility, the ease of implementation, and the extent to which community health workers with little experience of data collection could be trained and successfully supervised to collect data using mobile phones in a large baseline survey
On 2–3 December 1984, the city of Bhopal, India, was hit by what is still believed to be the worst chemical incident in history. The hundreds of thousands of people affected by the Bhopal incident were victims of a combination of circumstances that made any potential incident in the industrial facility that produced pesticides particularly dangerous. This deadly combination of circumstances could have been avoided if a number of well-established security and safety principles had been followed before, during and after the chemical incident.
The project area is an estuarine basin of the Irrawaddy delta covered with a number of rivulets, creeks, canals and mangrove forests. Nutrient rich brackish water fluctuates twice daily, assorted species of fish, prawn, shrimps and crabs are in abundance seasonally. Both inland and estuarine fishery activities have been well practiced in the delta with the exception of the spawning season particularly in the premonsoon period.
La terminología de la Estrategia Internacional para la Reducción de Desastres de las Naciones Unidas (UNISDR) tiene como propósito promover un entendimiento y la utilización en común de conceptos relativos a la reducción del riesgo de desastres, al igual que prestar asistencia a los esfuerzos dirigidos a la reducción del riesgo de desastres por parte de las autoridades, los expertos y el público en general.
La terminologie de la Stratégie internationale de prévention des catastrophes des Nations Unies (UNISDR) a pour but de promouvoir une compréhension et une utilisation communes des concepts de réduction de risques de catastrophe et vise à soutenir les efforts des autorités, des praticiens et du grand public dans ce domaine. La version précédente de la « Terminologie : termes fondamentaux de prévention de risque de catastrophe » a été publiée dans le cadre de la publication «Vivre avec le risque: une étude mondiale des initiatives menées en matière de réduction des catastrophes » en 2004.
There has been a constant need for the Government of Indonesia to improve geographical targeting of more vulnerable areas for food and nutrition security related interventions. Recognizing World Food Programme (WFP) expertise in food security analysis and mapping, in 2003 the Food Security Council (FSC), chaired by the President of Indonesia, whose Secretariat is the Food Security Agency (FSA), collaborated with WFP to develop the national Food Insecurity Atlas (FIA) for Indonesia. The first FIA was developed and launched in 2005 and covered 265 rural districts in 30 provinces.
The INEE Minimum Standards for Education in Emergencies, Chronic Crises and Early Reconstruction (INEE Minimum Standards) represent the first global tool to provide guidance on ensuring access to safe, relevant and quality education in emergency and early recovery contexts. Since every context is different, the indicators in this handbook are neither universally applicable to every situation, nor to every potential user.
The 2009 Humanitarian Accountability Report contains four chapters, as follows:
Chapter 1: An Overview of Humanitarian Accountability in 2009. The opening chapter provides an overview of the principal developments and apparent trends in relation to accountability in the humanitarian system.