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14 Dec 2018 description
report Plan International

La crise dans le Bassin du Lac Tchad est dans sa dixième année et demeure une des urgences humanitaires les plus graves au monde, continuant d'affecter le Nord-Est du Nigeria, la Région de l'Extrême Nord du Cameroun, la Région du Lac au Tchad et la Région de Diffa au Niger. 17 millions de personnes vivent dans les zones touchées a travers les quatre pays et plus de 2.5 millions de personnes restent déplacées. La résurgence de l'insécurité et des hostilités aggrave la situation humanitaire, avec de sérieuses implications sur les opérations et la protection des civils.

14 Dec 2018 description
report Plan International

The Lake Chad Basin Crisis is in its tenth year and remains one of the largest humanitarian emergencies in the world, continuing to affect the North-East of Nigeria, the Far North Region of Cameroon, the Lac Region of Chad and the Diffa Region in Niger. Around 17 Million people live in the affected areas across the four countries. More than 2.5 million people remain displaced. The increase in insecurity and hostilities is worsening the humanitarian situation, with serious implications on operations and the protection of civilians.

06 Dec 2018 description
report Plan International

On October 12, 2018, thousands of people, including hundreds of children, began to walk from Honduras towards the United States, a distance of more than 1,500 miles.

According to UN agencies, “the dangers of inclement weather, including soaring temperatures and lack of shelter are high, especially for children.”

06 Dec 2018 description
report Plan International

With financial support of the German Federal Foreign Office (GFFO), Plan International has launched a regional three-year project to improve the protection of girls and boys from violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation in the Lake Chad Region.

05 Dec 2018 description
report Plan International

Climate change is an intergenerational equity issue. Those who have contributed least to climate change are bearing the brunt of its impacts and will face the huge task of finding future solutions to adapting to and mitigating climate change impacts. Climate-related disasters often have disproportionate impacts on children and serious implications for their rights. Future generations, not even born yet, will have fewer rights to education, a healthy life, nutrition, water, protection, because of our actions.

01 Dec 2018 description
report Plan International

After more than 2 decades of working in Pakistan, Plan International has stopped operating in the country following orders from the Government of Pakistan.

Plan International is deeply saddened to announce that it has shut down operations in Pakistan after more than 2 decades of development work in the country, following the Government of Pakistan's orders.

20 Nov 2018 description
report Plan International

Overview

This new Lake Chad Programme Strategy (2018 - 2023) outlines Plan International’s bold ambition to transform the life of girls and their families in the Lake Chad Region. It moves beyond a humanitarian vision towards a full spectrum programme, working at the nexus of humanitarian and development efforts to promote children’s rights and gender equality.

13 Nov 2018 description
report Plan International

EDITORIAL

This exciting edition of OPENPlan brings to you recent, high-quality research studies from offices across Plan International, all of which contribute to the evidence base under the area of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR).

09 Nov 2018 description

Humanitarian and civil society agencies working in Rakhine State in Myanmar and in the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh are deeply concerned that the repatriation of refugees will commence in mid-November, according to an announcement of the Joint Working Group of the Governments of Bangladesh and Myanmar on 30th October.

The Governments of Myanmar and Bangladesh have made assurances to the refugees and the international community that repatriation will only happen when it is safe, voluntary and dignified. We call on both governments to stand by their commitments.

01 Nov 2018 description
report Plan International

Overview

This document outlines the Research and Evaluation Agenda 2018-2022 (hereafter the Agenda) for Plan International.

Under the umbrella of Plan International’s Global Strategy 2017-2022, including the Global Theory of Change, the Areas of Global Distinctiveness (AoGDs) and the Global Advocacy Priorities, it identifies areas to best focus our efforts and resources in generating relevant evidence that will fill sectoral knowledge gaps and enhance our influencing and programming.

26 Oct 2018 description
report Plan International

Plan International is urgently calling for the needs of the thousands of children displaced from Honduras to be prioritised, with particular attention given to the needs of girls.

In the past 10 days, a group of 7,233 Hondurans left their country to travel through Guatemala and Mexico to the United States, including 2,377 girls and boys, according to official sources. This brings the total number of Honduran migrants who have left this year to 14,000.

19 Oct 2018 description
report Plan International

RESEARCH SUMMARY

In the course of this ground-breaking research, thousands of girls and young women have shared their stories of harassment and violence for the first time, providing a never-before seen glimpse of what they experience in their cities and the impact this has on their lives.

RESEARCH FINDINGS

18 Oct 2018 description
report Plan International

The Lake Chad Basin Crisis remains one of the largest humanitarian emergencies in the world and continues to affect the North-East of Nigeria, the Far North Region of Cameroon, the Lac Region of Chad and the Diffa Region in Niger. Around 17 Million people live in the affected areas across the four countries. More than 2.4 million people remain displaced.

18 Oct 2018 description

The Myanmar Consortium for Community Resilience (MCCR), comprised of four INGOs and two UN partners have launched an 18-month project aimed at reducing the human, social, economic, and environmental losses in coastal and urban areas resulting from disasters in Myanmar. The European Unionfunded consortium has been supporting disaster risk reduction and resilience-building initiatives with coastal and urban communities in high-risk areas of Myanmar since 2012.

12 Oct 2018 description

La evaluación de Seguridad Alimentaria se desarrolló del 14 de agosto al 15 de septiembre del 2018, en 8.631hogares de 612 centros poblados en 26 municipios de 8 departamentos del corredor seco; teniendo por objetivo principal determinar las pérdidas agrícolas, la situación de Seguridad Alimentaria y la capacidad de respuesta de las instituciones de gobierno ante las necesidades de los hogares dedicados a actividades agrícolas afectados por la falta de lluvias.

02 Oct 2018 description
report Plan International

Plan International’s emergency response team are reporting scenes of widespread devastation in Sulawesi with locals fearing another tsunami as aftershocks continue.

Plan International’s emergency response team is on the ground in Palu and Donggala to carry out a rapid needs assessment as part of the coordinated response to the Indonesia earthquake and tsunami.

02 Oct 2018 description
report Plan International

Sexual harassment is the number-one safety risk facing girls and young women across the world, according to a survey of global experts in 22 cities released today. The survey is the first of its kind to examine the safety risks facing girls and young women in so many different cities across the world.

Sexual harassment is the number-one safety risk facing girls and young women across the world, according to a survey of global experts in 22 cities released today.

01 Oct 2018 description
report Plan International

The immediate needs of children affected by the earthquake in Indonesia that has claimed over 800 lives must be prioritised in the response to the disaster.

The needs of children affected by the devastating earthquake that hit Indonesia on Friday 28 September must be prioritised in the response, says child rights and humanitarian organisation Plan International Indonesia Foundation, an Indonesian NGO affiliated with Plan International.

01 Oct 2018 description

Yangon, 01 October 2018

A better prepared institutions and systems in Myanmar would help the communities to be better prepared and resilient. ECHO is committed to support the preparedness activities and also proud that joined the efforts of Myanmar government in building emergency preparedness through the MCCR Consortium. The head of ECHO Mrs. Clementina CANTONI joined the launch of the Safe hospital project at the Yangon General Hospital this morning.