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16 Nov 2018 description

Avant-Propos

Le souci d’assurer une meilleure protection des enfants du Niger a toujours été au centre des préoccupations du Gouvernement de la 7ème République.

C’est pourquoi, conformément à la réforme du Système National de Protection de l’Enfant et aux recommandations issues des différentes études et analyses dudit Système, mon département ministériel a retenu de dynamiser tout le secteur afin de relever tous les défis s’y rattachant y compris ceux liés à l’assistance humanitaire.

16 Nov 2018 description

Culture – the “X Factor” for Building Back Better after Conflict and Disasters

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

- As the world continues to urbanize rapidly, cities are increasingly bearing the brunt of conflicts, crises, and disasters, which have a devastating effect on culture.

- A new World Bank-UNESCO Position Paper, Culture in City Reconstruction and Recovery (CURE), proposes an enhanced culture-based framework for city reconstruction and recovery.

15 Nov 2018 description

Guidebook for Urban Resilience was developed to provide guidance to the national and local government officials in ASEAN Member States (AMS) in charge of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Urban Planning and Management. With this report, the officials can understand urban disaster risk, issues and countermeasures against the urban disaster risks or critical points regarding to DRR, mainstreaming DRR into urban planning and management including regulation of land use and development through reading the guidebook.

14 Nov 2018 description

RESUME

Ce manuel des procédures opérationnelles standardisées (POS ou SOP en anglais) définit les services, le processus d’accès et les conditions d’utilisation des services communs logistiques facilités par le Cluster Logistique à travers différents fournisseurs de services («Humanity and Inclusion –HI »).

14 Nov 2018 description

Welcome - Note from the Director

This Mongolia Disaster Management Reference Handbook provides the reader a baseline of understanding of regional-specific factors, which influence disaster management. CFE-DM provides education, training and research about disaster management and humanitarian assistance, particularly in international settings that require coordination between the DOD and civilian agencies.

14 Nov 2018 description

RESUME

Ce manuel des procédures opérationnelles standardisées (POS ou SOP en anglais) définit les services, le processus d’accès et les conditions d’utilisation des services communs logistiques facilités par le Cluster Logistique à travers ses fournisseurs de services.

13 Nov 2018 description
report Save the Children

A record-breaking 68.5 million individuals worldwide have been displaced from their homes as a result of persecution, conflict, or violence. Over 50% are children. When a displacement crisis occurs, aid agencies are equipped to mobilise massive resources in a very short period of time, but the response is often reactive. With the rise in predictive analytics, a new paradigm in humanitarian and development planning becomes possible. Predictive analytics allows agencies to anticipate the onset of a crisis and understand how that crisis will unfold over time.

13 Nov 2018 description

OVERVIEW

Ras Ajdir, alternatively named Ras Jdir or Ras Ejder, is the main and most used border crossing between Tunisia (Ben Gardane-Medenine governorate) and Libya (Nuqat al Khams district), and Libya's most northerly point (GPS coord: 33.1481°N 11.5663°E).

The nearest towns are Zarzis, 78 km from the border on the Tunisian side, and Zwarah, 60 km on the Libyan side.

This border is widely used for the transport of humanitarian commodities and commercial shipments between Tunisia and Libya.

13 Nov 2018 description

Introduction

Men and boys may experience sexual violence during humanitarian crises—particularly when a crisis includes armed conflict, detention, and/or torture. Sexual violence perpetrated against males is used to cause harm to men or boys, and may be used as a means to demonstrate male dominance and to diminish the masculinity of the victim.

13 Nov 2018 description

Executive Summary

Negara Brunei Darussalam (Brunei) is a small country on the northwest side of the island of Borneo. It has a well-developed economy, with one of the highest GDP per capita in the world. It is a very socially conservative country, as well as an absolute monarchy. The current Sultan of Brunei is Hassanal Bolkiah, who also serves as prime minister, finance minister, foreign minister, and defense minister. It is a politically stable country that benefits from hydrocarbon production, which is 90 percent of the country’s exports.

09 Nov 2018 description

The IFRC’s Minimum standards for protection, gender and inclusion (PGI) in emergencies is now its second edition. This edition is the result of three years of testing, revision and feedback from protection, gender and inclusion (PGI) and sectoral specialists, based on use in the field by Red Cross and Red Crescent staff and volunteers in many different humanitarian operations. In addition to new chapters (such as cash-based interventions), there is a stronger focus on sexual and gender-based violence and disability inclusion.

09 Nov 2018 description

The objective of the Minimum Standard for Market Analysis (MISMA) is to guide the work of humanitarian practitioners across sectors and to ensure that, irrespective of the tool used, the key standard of market analysis is being met. By supporting high-quality market analysis, the MISMA intends to contribute to improving response analysis and programme implementation. The MISMA covers five key actions to ensure the quality of market analysis.

09 Nov 2018 description

The IASC Champions support the vision of a humanitarian environment in which people caught up in crises feel safe and respected and can access the protection and assistance they need without fear of exploitation or abuse by any aid worker, and in which aid workers themselves feel supported, respected and empowered to deliver such assistance in working environments free from sexual harassment.

07 Nov 2018 description

Contexte et justification

La malnutrition des enfants de moins de 5 ans demeure une préoccupation majeure en République Centrafricaine (RCA). Les résultats de l’enquête SMART 2014 ont montré : 6,6% de Malnutrition Aiguë Globale (MAG) dont 1,9% de Malnutrition Aiguë Sévère (MAS) et 4,8% de Malnutrition Aiguë Modérée (MAM) ; 20,3% d’Insuffisance Pondérale (IP) ; 40,8% de Malnutrition Chronique (MC). Cette situation a un impact sur la survie et le développement de l’enfant.

06 Nov 2018 description

For the last 40 years, UN-Habitat - the United Nations Human Settlements Programme - has been working towards a better urban future to improve the lives of people around the world.

With over half of the population living in cities, and with around 3 billion more people expected to live in urban areas by 2050, cities are facing unprecedented demographic, environmental, economic, social and spatial challenges.

06 Nov 2018 description

Objective: The Afghanistan Community Engagement Working Group (CEWG) will provide technical and coordination support to promote the integration of community engagement and accountability into the programme cycle in Afghanistan to promote informed decision making on behalf of response providers and affected populations.

Stakeholders: Communities affected by conflict, natural disaster and/or development issues; Humanitarian Partners; Development Partners; Government; Private Sector (media, telecoms)

06 Nov 2018 description

BACKGROUND

Community engagement is the process of and commitment to sharing timely, relevant and actionable information to enhance informed decision making on the part of both affected populations and responders. A community engagement approach to humanitarian and development programming and operations ensures appropriate communication channels capture and disseminate information and feedback, ensuring communities guide and participate in the response, the promotion of accountability, and the enhancement of relevant and timely programming.