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11 Aug 2017 description

Certitudes et défis

C’est avec un immense plaisir que le Bureau de l’OMS en République Centrafricaine souhaite partager avec tous les partenaires ce rapport biennal 2014 –2015 qui résume les principales réalisations de ces deux dernières années, les difficultés rencontrées, les activités en cours ainsi que les défis qui restent à l’horizon.

30 Nov 2016 description

Executive Summary

Aims: This study aimed to understand the health vulnerabilities of departing and returnee migrants in Bangladesh in order to inform policy and programme development regarding the health of migrants in South Asia. It was conducted as part of the IOM project, ‘Strengthening Government’s Capacity of Selected South Asian Countries to address the Health of Migrants through a Multi-sectoral Approach’ that is being implemented in Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan from 2013 to 2015.

24 Nov 2016 description

Introduction

These recommendations have been agreed nationally in Iraq between the Shelter/NFI, WASH and CCCM clusters, involving Government representatives, with the participation of the Protection Cluster and Cash Working Group. The Winterisation Technical Working Group (TWiG) provides here advice to agencies providing supplementary shelter and NFI assistance to both internally displaced populations and refugees in response to their additional needs over the winter period 2015- 16.

27 Oct 2016 description
report BioMed Central

Hannah Koenker, Albert Kilian, Gabrielle Hunter, Angela Acosta, Leah Scandurra, Babafunke Fagbemi, Emmanuel O Onyefunafoa, Megan Fotheringham and Matthew Lynch Malaria Journal201514:18

DOI: 10.1186/s12936-014-0538-6© Koenker et al.; licensee Biomed Central. 2015

Abstract

Background

07 Sep 2016 description

FOREWORD

With the implementation of the first year of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) 2015–2018 strategy, for the IOM programing cycle, we are delighted to share with you the highlights of our development work in Zimbabwe.

22 Aug 2016 description

BACKGROUND

Malaria is caused by parasites of the Plasmodium family and transmitted by female Anopheles mosquitoes. There are four different human malaria species (P. falciparum, P. vivax, P. malariae and P. ovale), of which P. falciparum and P. vivax are the most prevalent and P. falciparum the most dangerous. P. knowlesi is a zoonotic plasmodium that is also known to infect humans.

10 Aug 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

INTRODUCTION

Every child has the right to a fair chance in life. Leaving no child behind is both a moral imperative and a strategic priority for the development of inclusive, sustainable and stable societies everywhere. In 2015, UNICEF worked with partners around the world to make that fair chance a reality.

10 Aug 2016 description

Introduction

There is agreement in the scientific community that the global food system will experience unprecedented pressure in the coming decades – demographic changes, urban growth, environmental degradation, increasing disaster risk, food price volatility, and climate change will all affect food security patterns.

10 Aug 2016 description

Executive Summary

Purpose

The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) commissioned Adam Smith International to conduct an independent evaluation of its country programmes in the Cook Islands, Niue, Samoa and Tokelau. The evaluation assessed the quality of New Zealand’s aid delivery, the results of its programme of assistance, and suggested ways New Zealand could better support the above countries.

The Key Evaluation Question is:

08 Aug 2016 description
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For the first time, the SDC is publishing the results of its activities over a five-year period. This new general activity report illustrates eight thematic areas of SDC activity by presenting sample projects, the funds earmarked, and the contribution thus made to worldwide poverty reduction and the reform of structures.

Last update 09.11.2015

In many respects the world is a better place today than it was 20 years ago or at any other time in history. So says the 2010 UNDP Human Development Report. Switzerland has made important contributions to this progress.

08 Aug 2016 description

Ján Kubiš Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq

A major part of the activities of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq (SRSG) in 2015 in Iraq was to use his good office's mandate to help bring views closer, and identify how the United Nations can best assist the Iraqi Government face daunting and persistent challenges, including terrorism and a dire humanitarian situation, compounded by senseless sectarian violence, institutional weaknesses and an ailing economy.

05 Aug 2016 description
report HealthNet TPO

INTRODUCTORY MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTORS

HealthNet TPO is a Dutch aid agency that works on recovery of communities in war torn societies.
We improve health and wellbeing by changing victims into agents of change, building on existing community resources to create new resources, thus help people gain health, hope and confidence.

29 Jul 2016 description
report Terre des hommes

FOREWORD

John Knox
UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment

29 Jul 2016 description

Overview

Babylon, the cradle of the ancient Babylonian civilization, is today a city bordering Baghdad in central Iraq; it has a population of 1,651,565 individuals, excluding IDPs.

Babylon has seen several waves of displacement over the last decade. The February 2006 bombing of the Al-Askari Shia mosque in Samarra city triggered a wave of sectarian conflict that displaced 65,000 persons to Babylon, the majority of whom from neighboring Baghdad.

25 Jul 2016 description

RESUMEN

Logros frente a los Objetivos Estratégicos

En 2015 se dio respuesta humanitaria a 844.000 personas, la mayoría de ellas ubicadas en las áreas geográficas priorizadas en el SRP, con especial atención en la población con mayores necesidades humanitarias (personas desplazadas, víctimas de violencia basada en género, indígenas, afrodescendientes, NNAJ afectados por el conflicto armado o por desastres).

19 Jul 2016 description
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INTRODUCTION AND STRUCTURE OF THE REPORT

Cities have never been immune from warfare, but over the last century, armed conflicts have, increasingly, come to be fought in population centres, thereby exposing civilians to greater risk of death, injury, and displacement. This trend is only likely to continue with increasing urbanization. It is compounded by the fact that belligerents, and non-State armed groups in particular, often avoid facing their enemy in the open, intermingling instead with the civilian population.