The Kuchis are the nomadic Afghan tribe. They are disadvantaged in terms of access to education, health or livelihood opportunities.
From 2012 to 2016, Action Against Hunger worked with local authorities to trigger 138 communities in Yobe State, Northern Nigeria, using the Community-Led Total Sanitation methodology. The objective of this approach is to empower the community to realize the negative impacts of open defecation on health and wellbeing, and thus mobilize itself to eliminate open defecation and improve sanitation with limited external intervention. Mid-2017, Action Against Hunger conducted a review of the communities to draw lessons from the effectiveness and sustainability of the approach.
Diakundi is a province located in the central highlands region of Afghanistan, with a population of just over 475,000.
Since 25 August 2017, an estimated 655,000 Rohingya have crossed into Bangladesh fleeing violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, increasing the total Rohingya population in Cox’s Bazar to 867,000. New arrivals are living in spontaneous settlements with increasing need of humanitarian assistance, including improved shelter, food, clean water, and sanitation.
Alam Gul was displaced from his village in the southern region of Nangarhar province to the provincial capital of Jalalabad. After fighting between the Afghan National Security Forces and Non-State Armed Groups became too intense he left his home with his father Qatan and his whole family. They arrived in Jalalabad without any of their belongings. The clothes they wore were their only possessions.
Kyiv 23th October 2017 - European Union together with international humanitarian organizations People in Need, Action Contre La Faim, Médecins du Monde and ACTED in partnership with IMPACT Initiatives will provide additional humanitarian assistance to over 163,000 people on both sides of the contact line in Ukraine. The European Union is providing €4.1 million in support of this initiative.
Humanitarian Organizations call for immediate humanitarian access to those in need:
One month since the 25 August attacks and subsequent security response, INGOs in Myanmar are increasingly concerned about severe restrictions on humanitarian access and impediments to the delivery of critically needed humanitarian assistance throughout Rakhine State.
Gayatri Devi Ram, a 35 years old woman residing in Banjahara-8, Isnath Municipality ward no 1 of Rautahat district of Nepal with her family of five members, is one of the most affected individual from latest havoc caused by flood on 13th August 2017. Bakaiya River, boat is only mode of transportation to connect Gaur district headquarter and Banjahara village and accordingly, sailing boat is their main source of family income.
Last week, flash floods killed over 490 people in Freetown with a high number of people still missing and affected number of people rising to 6000. Considering the critical sanitary conditions, public health situation of those affected is highly endangered. Action Against Hunger delivers safe drinking water and intervenes to prevent spreading of diseases amongst the affected communities.
INGOs in Yemen are calling on all actors to lift restrictions on Yemeni airspace and allow for the reopening of the country’s main airport, Sana’a International. The official closure of Sana’a airport, one-year ago today, effectively traps millions of Yemeni people and serves to prevent the free movement of commercial and humanitarian goods.
Vous trouverez ci-joint les rapports en français et anglais des trois évaluations multisectorielles réalisées dans trois territoires du grand Kasai en mai et juin 2017 : territoires de Tshikapa (Kasai), de Kazumba et de Luiza (Kasai Central). La méthodologie d’évaluation a été élaborée conjointement entre Action contre la Faim et Handicap International, et comprenait des enquêtes ménages, des groupes de discussion et des analyses de marché dans chacun des territoires enquêtés.
Voici les principales conclusions du rapport (en PJ) :
Three multi-sectoral evaluations were carried out in three different territories across the two provinces of Kasai and Kasai Central in May and June 2017. The evaluation formats were developed jointly by Action Contre la Faim (Action Against Hunger) and Handicap International.
The main results are:
This statement is made on behalf of Save the Children and 16 NGOs, comprised of national, regional and international human rights and humanitarian civil society actors, including organizations that provide humanitarian assistance and support to vulnerable children and families in Yemen.
We are concerned by the rapidly deteriorating situation in Yemen as highlighted in the High Commissioner’s oral update on the implementation of Human Rights Council resolution 33/16 of October 2016.2
STUDY BACKGROUND AND CONTEXT
International Medical Corps (IMC) has been working on nutrition in Chad, which ranks 185th on the 2014 Human Development Index , since 2004.
A SMART survey conducted in 2014 in the Abdi district (Ouaddai region) in eastern Chad determined that Abdi had some of the highest acute malnutrition rates (wasting) in the Sahel; 13.7% moderate acute malnutrition (MAM) and 4% severe acute malnutrition (SAM) rates were recorded for children under 5 years old.
Contexte et objectifs de l’étude Link NCA
L’étude SMART de 2014 a montré des résultats alarmants concernant le district sanitaire d’Abdi.
En effet, un taux de malnutrition aiguë globale de 17,4% a été révélé, dont 4,0% de malnutrition aiguë sévère. Suite à cela, International Medical Corps a décidé de venir appuyer le Ministère de la Santé dans son programme de PCIMA.
This report presents the findings of a Link Nutrition Causal Analysis undertaken in the Dari Suf Bala District of the Samangan Province in Afghanistan between April 25th and May 31th 2015. Based on the UNICEF causal framework, a Link NCA is a structured, participatory, holistic study which builds a case for under nutrition causality in a local context. To introduce the specificity of this study, we briefly present the three determinants of the conceptualization of a causal analysis of nutrition (Link NCA).
1 . Introduction
Date: 23 au 28 Février 2017
Participants: OCHA (Sidi Ahmed Adiawiakoye), OIM (Ali Tandina), PNUD (Fatandane Bouya) PAM (Seydou Abba Cissé, Mohamedoun Ag Abdoussalam, Bouya Baba), Solidarité International (Salif Coulibaly, Bichi Ag Mohamed Lamine), ACF E (Ibrahima Himaidou), CRS (Aboubacrine Mohamed), NRC (Ahmadou Ag Agoumar), APADL (Mahamane Touré), CARE MALI (Youssouf Ousmane)
Mode de déplacement: Avion et Route
A violent eight-year conflict originating in Nigeria has intensified in the last four years and spread across borders into Niger, Chad and Cameroon, resulting in Africa’s biggest humanitarian and protection crisis.