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04 Feb 2016 description

Workshop Report Istanbul- 5-7th December 2015 By: The Humanitarian Forum

Introduction:

31 Aug 2015 description

Acknowledgements

We would like to thank the assessment team for the valuable role played by them in making this assessment possible.

Assessment Locations and Methodology

The assessment covered urban areas of the Al-Shahr district of Hadramaut governorate. Data was collected through interviews with 60 randomly selected key informants including: IDPs, teachers, businessmen, doctors, labourers, employees, drivers, managers and community leaders. 13% of the key informants were female.

Overview

31 Aug 2015 description

Acknowledgements

We would like to thank the assessment team for the valuable role played by them in making this assessment possible.

Assessment Locations and Methodology

18 Aug 2015 description

Acknowledgements

We would like to thank the assessment team for the valuable role played by them in making this assessment possible.

Assessment Locations and Methodology

The assessment was carried out in Al-Sabel in Al- Dhihar district of Ibb governorate. Data was collected through interviews with 72 randomly selected key informants (57% male and 43% female) including farmers, teachers, and labourers.

18 Aug 2015 description

Acknowledgements

We would like to thank the assessment team for the valuable role played by them in making this assessment possible.

Assessment Locations and Methodology

The assessment covered 8 sites in the Al-Saddah district of Ibb governorate including: villages, settlements of nomadic tribes, market centers and areas under blockade and bombing. Data was collected through interviews with 61 randomly selected key informants (78% male and 21% female) including farmers, labourers and teachers.

18 May 2015 description

I. Key Information

Earthquake: 7.8 Richter scale

  • Day, Date : Saturday 25 April 2015 and Tuesday 12 May 2015

  • Location : Nepal

  • Victims : 20,000 injured people

  • Destroyed houses : 489,000 houses

  • Damaged houses : 260,000 houses

II. Description of Situation

11 May 2015 description

According to Situation Report Number 12 (launch at 8 May 2015) by UNOCHA (United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs), as of 8 May, the Government confirmed an increase in the total numbers to 288,798 houses destroyed and 254,112 damaged. With the monsoon season beginning in June, providing emergency shelter to affected communities in remote and hard to reach areas is a priority. For the immediate response, high quality tarpaulins, tools and household items (including blankets) are needed.

13 Apr 2015 description

This is an open letter to the world leaders and representatives of the international community. We are calling on you to immediately help us provide urgently needed humanitarian aid to thousands of Yemenis whose needs have multiplied since the start of the armed conflict.

The humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate and thousands of civilians were displaced while others are trapped in violent dangerous zones of armed conflict. The immediate needs of civilian communities include life-saving health services, food, clean water and protection from harm.

07 Mar 2013 description

London, 7 March 2013

Chatham House hosted a panel discussion today in London ahead of the Friends of Yemen meeting held on 7th March. The event brought together representatives from the governments of the UK and Yemen, Yemeni civil society and international non-governmental organisations (NGOs).

30 Aug 2012 description

The conference has been organized by the Humanitarian Forum - Yemen in cooperation with partners and is taking place on Tuesday and Wednesday 28th - 29th August, 2012 in the capital city of Sana'a. The conference aims to review the economic challenges which face Yemen in light of the current conditions and to formulate a common vision for development and humanitarian work in the coming period. It aims to discuss the role of civil society organizations and their influence on the Donors' Conference to be held in Riyadh.

29 May 2012 description

Astrid Sehl (29.05.2012)

NRC, together with 15 other relief agencies, warn that humanitarian needs in Somalia must not be ignored as over 2 million people is still in dire need of assistance.

08 May 2012 description

EXCLUSIVE: A HOPE no. 6 preview!

30 April 2012

The sixth edition of our newsletter carries the theme "Humanitarian Connections" and it contains up to date information on our work for Somalia and Syria, among others.

Download exclusively a digital low res copy here.

06 Mar 2012 description

The second Humanitarian Conference on Syria held on the 4th of March in Cairo was organised jointly by the League of Arab States, Organisation of Islamic Cooperation and The Humanitarian Forum. The participants who represented more than 70 humanitarian organisations from Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Europe, Gulf countries, the UN, EU and others working in Syria issued the following statement:

We are following with deep concern the ongoing events in Syria and the critical impact they are having on the humanitarian situation in the country.

30 Dec 2011 description

The political unrest in Yemen has led to the exponential increase of humanitarian needs, particularly with regard to food and non-food items, water, and access to basic health care. Internal displacement constitutes some of the country’s primary humanitarian challenges.

Prevailing insecurity continues to hinder humanitarian access. Despite the massive need for assistance, most international and national organizations suspended operations in Taiz because of insecurity and insufficient data regarding humanitarian needs and priorities of affected populations and host communities.

21 Dec 2011 description

The objective of the meeting was to strengthen the ability of the humanitarian community to respond to humanitarian crises in the region, improve coordination, exchange information and provide insight into the humanitarian coordination system. The meeting gathered 140 representatives from leading international, regional and local organisations from the region and beyond.

27 Sep 2011 description

Connections and Collaboration for the Horn of Africa

The meeting, jointly organized by the Humanitarian Forum and the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation, has been inaugurated today 26th September 2011 at the Panafric Sarova Hotel, Nairobi. The meeting brings together leading humanitarian organizations from Muslim donor and recipient countries, the West and the multilateral system to develop a shared action plan for moving from relief to recovery, improve coordination and promote networking and partnerships.

16 Aug 2011 description

On 15th August, The Humanitarian Forum brought together 61 people from 13 countries to improve connections and collaboration, in partnership with the OIC. They represented multilateral organisations like the UN, Islamic Development Bank and Red Cross/Crescent movement, western and Muslim international NGOs, and local Kenyan and Somali NGOs.

10 May 2011 description

As a response to the increasingly alarming humanitarian situation in Libya and to support regional humanitarian leadership, The Humanitarian Forum organised a follow up to its first coordination meeting jointly together with the League of Arab States (LAS) and the Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC). For the second time in weeks, we have brought together a variety of humanitarian actors to coordinate their relief efforts.

London, 9 May 2011

04 Mar 2011 description

Ras Ejdir, Tunisia 04 March 2011

Dr. Hany El-Banna, the president of The Humanitarian Forum, has travelled to the Libyan borders with Tunisia and Egypt with Islamic Relief, Muslim Hands, Humanitarian Appeal and the Human Relief Foundation to deliver aid.

With a population of 6.4million from which 1.5 million are migrant workers the majority of which are Egyptians. As of today, as many as 172,874 people have crossed into neighbouring countries, with 91,175 in Tunisia alone due to recent unrest.