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28 Jan 2015 description

ACAPS has published Humanitarian Needs Assessment – The Good Enough Guide, to help humanitarian staff design and implement needs assessments in emergencies.

25 Jul 2013 description

ABOUT THIS BOOKLET

This booklet was written to share knowledge gained from the experiences of people that have been involved in joint evaluations conducted by non‐governmental organizations(NGOs). It mainly profiles the work of NGOs involved in the Emergency Capacity Building Project (ECB), which has a goal to improve the speed, quality and effectiveness with which the humanitarian community saves lives, improves the welfare, and protects the rights of women, men and children affected by emergencies.

16 May 2013 description

Simulations are being used widely across the humanitarian sector, in a variety of contexts and involving numerous stakeholders. The sector is placing increasing value on simulations as important staff capacity, preparedness and relationship building exercises.

29 Apr 2013 description

ECB Project agencies, led by CARE, have developed the Shelter Accountability Resources for project managers and decision-makers in humanitarian shelter programs. As a guide it is also intended to be useful for Shelter Cluster coordinators, and other staff who would like to monitor the accountability of particular projects and programs.

The tools and examples included here should help humanitarians to plan, implement and monitor shelter projects and programs in a way that is accountable to disaster-affected populations.

09 Jan 2013 description

Toward Resilience: A Guide to Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) is an introductory resource for staff of development and humanitarian organizations working with people whose live and rights are threatened by disasters and climate change.

The guide provides essential introductory information, principals of effective practice, guidelines for action in a range of sectors and settings, case studies and links to useful tools and resources, for the application of an integrated, rights-based approach to disaster reduction and climate change adaptation.

08 Jan 2013 description

Hacia la Resiliencia: Una Guía para la Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres (RRD) y Adaptación al Cambio Climático (ACC) es un recurso de carácter introductorio destinado al personal de organizaciones de desarrollo y ayuda humanitaria que trabaja con personas cuyas vidas y derechos se ven amenazados por los desastres y el cambio climático.

08 Jan 2013 description

Vers la Resilience: Un Guide pour la Réduction des Risques de Catastrophes (RRC) et l’Adaptation au Changement Climatique (ACC) est un document d’introduction destiné au personnel des organisations humanitaires et de développement, travaillant avec les populations dont la vie et les droits sont menacés par les catastrophes et le changement climatique.

15 Oct 2012 description

El Consorcio de Agencias Humanitarias Británicas (CBHA) fue establecido para reducir el sufrimiento y la muerte en los conflictos y desastres naturales, mediante el fortalecimiento de la coordinación y la capacidad del “tercer pilar” —el sector de las ONG— para brindar una respuesta humanitaria de más alta calidad, más eficaz y más rápida.

15 Oct 2012 description

Le Consortium of British Humanitarian Agencies (CBHA) a été établi dans le but de réduire les souffrances et le nombre de victimes dans les zones de conflit et dans les situations de catastrophes naturelles. Pour ce faire, son rôle est de renforcer la coordination et les capacités du secteur des ONG (le « troisième pilier ») pour une mise en oeuvre rapide dʼinterventions humanitaires plus efficaces et mieux adaptées.

15 Oct 2012 description

The Consortium of British Humanitarian Agencies (CBHA) was established to reduce suffering and death in conflicts and natural disasters by strengthening the coordination and capacity of the “third pillar” – the NGO sector – to deliver a higher quality, more effective and faster humanitarian response.

The Humanitarian Capacity Building Programme is an important part of the CBHAʼs work. It aims to accelerate and improve the quality of emergency response by increasing the numbers and expertise of potential leaders, and enhancing the skills of all current personnel.

16 Aug 2012 description

Drawing on the recent experiences with collaboration and learning, the ECB project has shared a new resource What we know about collaboration: the ECB Country Consortium Experience.

21 Mar 2012 description

Des communautés du Niger disent qu’elles seront à court de nourriture avant la prochaine récolte, indique une étude conjointe

Sept organisations humanitaires appellent les donateurs à agir maintenant pour prévenir une catastrophe humanitaire

21 Mar 2012 description

Niger communities say they will run out of food before next harvest, joint study shows

Seven leading aid agencies call on donors to act now to prevent humanitarian disaster

15 Mar 2012 description

About this document: This desk study presents estimations of scale, severity and likely impact of a disaster and aims to inform decision making for preparedness and emergency response. Information has been collected through a review of secondary data, contact with the field and lessons learnt from past similar crises. The DNA is intended to complement and integrate assessment-related data from other agencies. Feedback to improve the DNA is welcome (dna@acaps.org).

15 Mar 2012 description

About this document: This desk study presents estimations of scale, severity and likely impact of a disaster. It aims to inform decision making for preparedness and emergency response. Information has been collected through a review of secondary data, contact with the field and lessons learnt from past similar crises. The DNA is intended to complement and integrate assessment-related data from other agencies.