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16 Feb 2018 description

INTRODUCCIÓN

El presente documento identifica las dificultades y brechas en la emergencia y respuesta, y plantea, desde los actores locales, estrategias y acciones para implementar el proceso de reconstrucción.

Se elaboró sobre la base de diferentes fuentes de información, como eventos nacionales, macrorregionales, regionales, locales y comunitarios; entrevistas y grupos focales a actores de desarrollo, damnificados, afectados, líderes comunitarios y expertos nacionales; revisión de información periodística e informes técnicos.

16 Feb 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

AUTHOR(S)

Ana Maria Buller; Amber Peterman; Meghna Ranganathan; Alexandra Bleile; Melissa Hidrobo; Lori Heise

ABSTRACT

15 Feb 2018 description

The report summaries key findings from Hunger Safety Net Programme Phase 2 Qualitative impact study conducted in August 2016. The report integrates interesting infographics that depict the findings in an easy to read and understand format.

The NSNP

15 Feb 2018 description

Helping the ultra-poor develop sustainable livelihoods is a global priority, but policymakers, practitioners, and funders are faced with competing ideas about the best way to reduce extreme poverty. Innovations for Poverty Action conducted a randomized evaluation to test the impacts of diverse components and variants of the Village Enterprise microenterprise program, an integrated poverty alleviation intervention that provides poor households with a combination of cash transfers, mentorship, business training, and support with the formation of savings groups, over a one-year period.

14 Feb 2018 description

The Inquiry's remit is to evaluate Sweden's concerted engagement in Afghanistan – political-diplomatic efforts, military operations, and development cooperation – between 2002 and 2014, with a particular focus on activities in northern Afghanistan between 2006 and 2014. The Inquiry is to describe, analyse and evaluate the Swedish engagement on the basis of the considerations and objectives established, and make proposals for the future work of the Government and relevant government agencies with international missions and operations.

13 Feb 2018 description

This report is based on the passage of Intense Tropical Cyclone Enawo which affected Madagascar in March 2017, the strongest cyclone experienced by the country over the last 10 years.

Cyclone Enawo came in through the North East of the country, at the level of Antalaha district, as a strong category 4 cyclone on Monday 06 March 2017 at night. Enawo then swept through the country striking the highlands and got out of the country on Thursday 09 March in the far South of the country.

11 Feb 2018 description
report World Vision

World Vision Learning Report explores adaption and innovation in fragile operating contexts

  • Learning Report captures World Vision’s learnings through operating in fragile and conflict-affected contexts.

  • Learnings have been captured through real-time evaluations and case studies in more than 10 fragile and conflict-affected contexts.

  • Continual learning, adaptability and revision is required when operating in these contexts.

10 Feb 2018 description

20 725 Personnes dans le besoin (4 145 ménages)

17 sites

5 sites sont dans une situation critique, préoccupante et nécessitent une réponse en urgence : Dar-es-Salam Tchad, Fendé 2 (Sous-préfecture de Liwa), Kaïga Kindjiria centre, Kindjiria Gana et Boma (Souspréfecture de Kaïga Kindjiria).

Vulnérabilités élevées en

Sécurité alimentaire,

WASH

Santé et

Abris/NFI

ACTION PRIORITAIRE

09 Feb 2018 description

Executive summary

Introduction

Typhoon Haiyan (Philippine name, ‘Yolanda’), made landfall in the Philippines on 8 November 2013. It is considered to be one of the strongest typhoons ever recorded in world history, based on maximum wind speed, with a wind gust reaching up to 320 km/hour at its peak.

06 Feb 2018 description

Executive Summary

The unprecedented rate of global urbanisation is heightening the role of cities as safe havens for the world’s marginalised. This is particularly true for displaced populations, who today number more than 65 million people, the majority of whom are making their way to cities. Once they arrive, they tend to live on the fringes of urban society, marginalised in a way that only exacerbates their vulnerabilities and increases their risks.

04 Feb 2018 description

From 2012 to 2016, Action Against Hunger worked with local authorities to trigger 138 communities in Yobe State, Northern Nigeria, using the Community-Led Total Sanitation methodology. The objective of this approach is to empower the community to realize the negative impacts of open defecation on health and wellbeing, and thus mobilize itself to eliminate open defecation and improve sanitation with limited external intervention. Mid-2017, Action Against Hunger conducted a review of the communities to draw lessons from the effectiveness and sustainability of the approach.

01 Feb 2018 description
report Harvard University

This report provides baseline results from the formative phase of the three-year external evaluation, conducted by a team at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI), of the DEPP.

Details

31 Jan 2018 description
report World Bank, GFDRR

Japan is highly exposed to natural disaster risks ranging from earthquake, tsunami, cyclones, floods, and landslides to volcanic eruptions. Japan’s experience in structuring resilient infrastructure public-private partnerships (PPPs) offers insights on how disaster and climate risks can be managed under PPPs.

Key Challenges in Incorporating

31 Jan 2018 description
report World Bank, GFDRR

Japan has built the resilience of its water supply and sanitation services through an adaptive approach based on lessons learned from past natural disasters. This experience offers key insights for low- and middleincome countries seeking to reduce their vulnerabilities in essential service provision.

Sustainability of essential WSS services at risk

31 Jan 2018 description

This report provides an assessment of lessons learned from a pilot project in Borana Zone, Oromia National Regional State, Ethiopia, that tests efforts to strengthen climate resilience and their contributions to conflict prevention.

29 Jan 2018 description
report Shelter Cluster

INTRODUCTION & RATIONALE

An objective of the Global Shelter Cluster WG on Settlement Based approaches in Urban Areas is to contribute to building a body of knowledge to promote and improve the application of settlement based approaches in humanitarian response.

This initial collection of case studies represents one vehicle the WG is using to further the discussion on settlement based approaches.