*This news release has been updated to reflect two additional signatories, bringing the final number to 47.
GOAL is an international humanitarian NGO which has been working in Honduras since 1998, with the aim of reducing inequality, exclusion and poverty in Central America, including by focusing on the preparation for and recovery from disasters and by integrating a focus on the protection of vulnerable groups. Since 2005, with the support of DIPECHO, GOAL has focused on plans of action to increase the resilience of communities to disasters in the remote area known as la Mosquitia that spans across the Honduran- Nicaraguan border.
Decisive fight for supremacy in Idlib may cause humanitarian catastrophe
Intensification in conflict could also lead to another refugee crisis
Tuesday’s chemical attack in Syria has highlighted the vulnerability of more than 1.5 million people in the Syrian province of Idlib, who could soon find themselves at the mercy of a vicious final battle in Syria’s all-consuming six-year war, according to GOAL.
Oxfam Ireland is entering formal discussions with GOAL on a potential merger that, if successful, will see the organisations coming together under the name Oxfam GOAL, to create a global development agency based in Ireland. The organisation’s work would cover humanitarian and development programmes, with evidence-based advocacy and campaigns.
1 December 2016
This report focuses on an evaluation of Income Generating Activities (IGA) that accompanied rental subsidy programs in Haiti between 2013 and 2016. The original objectives were:
Evaluate the impact of supplemental support on the economic situation of house-holds.
Evaluate different livelihoods approaches from a quality/cost/effectiveness point of view in order to improve program performance based on lessons learned and ac-countability.
A statement by over 100 Syrian, regional and international humanitarian and human rights organisations on Monday’s attack on a humanitarian convoy in Aleppo
Monday’s direct attack on a humanitarian convoy delivering life-saving aid to Aleppo marks a descent to new depths of inhumanity. As world leaders gather this week in New York, the world’s eyes are on them and history will judge their response to this criminal act.
Delivered by Winnie Byanyima, CEO of Oxfam, on behalf of Action Aid, ACF International, CARE International, Christian Aid, Concern Worldwide, GOAL, Oxfam, Save the Children, World Vision International and the wider NGO community
The El Niño weather event is now over. The chances of an imminent La Niña have reduced.
It would be all too easy for the global community’s attention to switch to other crises.
A statement from over 35 Syrian, regional and international humanitarian, human rights and development organisations on the Russia-Syrian proposal to establish "humanitarian corridors" out of Aleppo
Date of Assessment: 12th to 16th May 2016
Objective: To assess current situation, to establish possibility of return to Ulang, present the current position of all humanitarian actors in greater Ulang county and possibility of returning the looted items from the humanitarian compounds.
Places visited: Ulang, Yomding, Kuich, Ruplet and Nyangora, in UNS
March 9, Freetown, Sierra Leone: In a collaborative effort between the Government of Sierra Leone and its development partners to improve the access to and availability of high-quality health services in the country, the Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MOHS), JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc.
More than 120 humanitarian organizations and United Nations agencies issued a joint appeal today urging the world to raise their voices and call for an end to the Syria crisis and to the suffering endured by millions of civilians. The appeal also outlines a series of immediate, practical steps that can improve humanitarian access and the delivery of aid to those in need inside Syria.
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Période d’évaluation : Mission du 7 au 9 octobre 2015
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Population sur la zone: 221 ménages dont 96 ménages déportés de la RD, pour un total de 1100 habitants
Période d’évaluation : Mission du 10 au 11 septembre 2015
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Twenty-one-year-old *Sasha was forced to flee his home in Popasna, in the eastern Luhansk region of Ukraine, after it was hit by a shell. His mother and grandmother were killed in the attack.
“My half-brother moved to Kyiv, but because I don’t have any relatives in that city, I decided to stay in Popasna,” said Sasha. He now lives in a house that had lain abandoned after its former residents fled the conflict. Unemployed and with no source income, he is looking for a job but has so far has been unsuccessful.