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18 Oct 2017 description
report CCCM Cluster


What is CCCM? The common aim of the CCCM Cluster is to improve living conditions of displaced persons in humanitarian crises. The sector facilitates assistance and strengthens protection of the displaced and works with beneficiaries to attain durable solutions. Camp management is cross-cutting in nature and applies to all types of communal settings, including planned camps, collective centers, self-settled camps, reception or transit centers, and entails building relations with the host community.

18 Oct 2017 description
report Practical Action
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En todo Perú existe un número considerable de ciudadanos que habitan en zonas de alto riesgo, algunos con título de propiedad y otros carecen de ellos. Las inundaciones de 2017 ocurridas en Perú por el fenómeno de “El Niño Costero” han generado discusión acerca de si se debe reasentar a las comunidades que fueron severamente afectadas y de qué manera hacerlo. Sin embargo, el reasentamiento es un tema complejo y lleno de desafíos.

18 Oct 2017 description
report Practical Action

This brief provides an overview of what the Peruvian government is proposing in terms of resettlement for those effected by the 2017 floods. Based on international resettlement experience, the document identifies likely challenges for the resettlement process and provides recommendations for optimizing a resettlement process for successful application in Peru.

12 Oct 2017 description

In parts of southern Africa, environmental pressure on the land from over-grazing has contributed to land and water shortages and made communities more vulnerable to drought. In Namibia, researchers are measuring the impact of a community-based natural resource management program on livestock assets, income, social cohesion and land quality.

Policy Issue

12 Oct 2017 description


Key achievements toward the strategic objectives

For the implementation of the Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) in 2017, the HCT achieved the following:

  • 2.3 million individuals, approximately 77 per cent, have benefitted from food assistance through in-kind and cash/voucher interventions;

  • Approximately 1.1 million people accessed clean and safe water, representing 57 per cent of target;

12 Oct 2017 description

The rapid arrival of very large numbers of refugees in concentrated areas tends to accentuate the impact that populations will have on the environment, due to the fact that humanitarian operators manage people and infrastructure based on short-term considerations. This leads to increased pressure on raw materials and ecosystems, and tends to create tension with the host population.

The study has two objectives:

10 Oct 2017 description

1 Executive summary

This is the evaluation report for Southern African Food Insecurity Project implemented by National Societies of Malawi, Zimbabwe, Namibia and Mozambique. The project was funded by IFRC and various Partner National Societies in the four countries.

10 Oct 2017 description
report ACT Alliance

It is expedient to tell the story of the humanitarian response of ACT Philippines Forum to the disaster wrought by Typhoon Haiyan in 2013. ACT Philippines Forum was barely organized when Typhoon Haiyan struck. The humanitarian work was an acid test. But more than that, it showed ACT Philippines Forum where and how it “will lay its treasures” in the coming years. It directed the Forum to appreciate more fully its reason for being.

10 Oct 2017 description

As Colombia faces the task of rebuilding its historic memory in order to overcome a violent past and build a peaceful future, Colombians abroad – the country’s diaspora – sense an opportunity to be part of this collective responsibility. After three years of work, the Truth Memory and Reconciliation Commission of Colombian women in diaspora present the achievements of their efforts, and recommendations to Colombian and international policy-makers.

09 Oct 2017 description
report Oxfam

Simone Lombardini

Oxfam GB, Oxford, United Kingdom

Kristen McCollum

International Fund for Agricultural Development, Rome, Italy

03 Oct 2017 description

Resumé évaluation dans la zone frontaliere sud-ouest (Mambere-kadei), RCA basée sur les rapports d’évaluations PUI de 2015, 2016, 2017

02 Oct 2017 description
report BioMed Central

Naser Morina, Simon M. Ewers, Sandra Passardi, Ulrich Schnyder, Christine Knaevelsrud, Julia Müller, Richard A. Bryant, Angela Nickerson and Matthis Schick

Conflict and Health 2017 11:18 https://doi.org/10.1186/s13031-017-0120-2

© The Author(s). 2017

Received: 27 April 2017

Accepted: 22 August 2017

Published: 2 October 2017



02 Oct 2017 description
report CARE


The Program, “Typhoon Haiyan Response,” is a three-year (November 2013 - December 2016) initiative implemented by CARE Philippines. It supports the emergency relief and recovery of people affected by Typhoon Haiyan that struck the Visayas Region in November 2013. The Program aims to assist affected communities (men, women, boys and girls) in Regions 6 and 8 to recover, build back safer and increase resilience.

28 Sep 2017 description
report Shelter Cluster


  1. The Global Shelter Cluster (GSC) developed its first comprehensive strategy for the period 2013-17 (Annex 1). The start of the strategy also coincided with the first donor funding from ECHO in order to strengthen the GSC; the funding went on to cover the periods 2013-14 and 2015-16.
    The GSC awaits positive news of its application for continued funding for the period 2017-18, which overlaps with the end of the strategy and the beginning of its new strategy 2018-22.

27 Sep 2017 description
report UN Population Fund

“Today is the beginning of a new milestone… Let us not forget that Africa is the continent with the most constraints and uncertainties. Globally, it appears as a disaster area, therefore you see why our action and our place in the agenda beyond 2015 are critical.