Humanitarian Assistance

 

There are 106 items related to Humanitarian Assistance. Items are listed by date added.

 

Afghanistan WASH Cluster Detail Operational Plan - HRP 2017 (Final 10th February 2017)

Afghanistan WASH Cluster Detail Operational Plan - HRP 2017 (Final 10th February 2017)

Source: UNOCHA, 2017

Author(s): UNOCHA

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Basic Services, Gender, Humanitarian Assistance, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/02/2017

 

According to UNICEF-WHO joint monitoring report 2015, 68 percent of Afghans don’t have access to improved sanitation and nearly 15 million, 45 percent use unimproved water sources. The provinces with higher intensity of conflicts are also the ones with poor WASH indicators (ALCS 2014). Safe hygiene behaviours like handwashing with...

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Impact of the Syrian Refugee Crisis on Land Use and Transboundary Freshwater Resources

Impact of the Syrian Refugee Crisis on Land Use and Transboundary Freshwater Resources

Source: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America , 2016

Author(s): Marc François Müller, Jim Yoon, Steven M. Gorelick, Nicolas Avisse, Amaury Tilmant

Countries: Syria

Topics: Basic Services, Humanitarian Assistance, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 08/02/2017

 

Since 2013, hundreds of thousands of refugees have migrated southward to Jordan to escape the Syrian civil war that began in mid-2011. Evaluating impacts of conflict and migration on land use and transboundary water resources in an active war zone remains a challenge. However, spatial and statistical analyses of satellite...

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The Current Situation in Afghanistan

The Current Situation in Afghanistan

Source: USIP, 2017

Author(s): USIP

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Governance, Humanitarian Assistance, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/02/2017

 

USIP works with local and international partners, both in government and from civil society, to address the immediate political crisis and underlying drivers of conflict. The Institute supports Afghan government agencies to strengthen the rule of law, reduce violent extremism, and build peacemaking skills across the country. The Institute strengthens...

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Afghanistan 2017 Humanitarian Needs Overview

Afghanistan 2017 Humanitarian Needs Overview

Source: UNOCHA, 2017

Author(s): UNOCHA

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 18/01/2017

 

Afghanistan remains one of the most dangerous, and most violent, crisis ridden countries in the world. The continued deepening and geographic spread of the conflict has prompted a 13% increase in the number of people in need of humanitarian assistance in 2017, now 9.3 million. Violations of International Humanitarian Law...

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East Africa: Key Message Update 

East Africa: Key Message Update 

Source: USAID, 2016

Author(s): Famine Early Warning System Network

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 14/12/2016

 

A major food security emergency continues in Yemen as an estimated seven to 10 million people face Crisis (IPC Phase 3) or worse acute food insecurity. In Ta’izz and southern coastal areas of Al Hudaydah, conflict-related disruptions to livelihoods are causing Emergency (IPC Phase 4) outcomes, with elevated levels of...

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WFP Afghanistan Report October 2016

WFP Afghanistan Report October 2016

Source: World Food Program, 2016

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/12/2016

 

The objectives of the Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation (PRRO) are to: 1) respond to the food security and nutrition needs of conflict-affected IDPs, refugees, returnees, natural disaster-affected populations, and persons affected by acute economic stresses; 2) support the recovery of communities, families and individuals affected by shocks; 3) treat...

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A Rapid Overview of Environmental and Health Risks Related to Chemical Hazards in the Mosul Humanitarian Response

A Rapid Overview of Environmental and Health Risks Related to Chemical Hazards in the Mosul Humanitarian Response

Source: UNEP and UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, 2016

Countries: Iraq

Topics: Extractive Resources, Humanitarian Assistance, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 01/12/2016

 

This report provides a rapid, not fully exhaustive, overview of the chemical hazards related to ongoing military operations that aim to retake the city of Mosul in Iraq from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. The report is primarily targeted at humanitarian responders and clusters on the ground...

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Food Security and Livelihood Assessment: Syria

Food Security and Livelihood Assessment: Syria

Source: Food Security Cluster, 2016

Author(s): Regional Food Security Analysis Network, FAO, iMMAP, and Food Security Cluster

Countries: Syria

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 25/10/2016

 

With the Syrian crisis now in its sixth year, the humanitarian situation across the country continues to deteriorate. Since March 2011, violence in Syria has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives and resulted in more than 11 million people – over half of the population - fleeing their homes. Approximately...

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Iraq: Mosul Humanitarian Response Situation Report #1 (17 – 19 October 2016)

Iraq: Mosul Humanitarian Response Situation Report #1 (17 – 19 October 2016)

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, 2016

Countries: Iraq

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 24/10/2016

 

The commencement on 17 October of the operation to retake Mosul city from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) marked an escalation of the Level 3 emergency in Iraq. There are grave concerns for the women and men, girls and boys caught up in what could become...

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Breaks with the Past: Conflict, Displacement, Resettlement and the Evolution of Forest Socio-Ecologies in Sierra Leone

Breaks with the Past: Conflict, Displacement, Resettlement and the Evolution of Forest Socio-Ecologies in Sierra Leone

Source: Routledge, 2016

Author(s): Paul Munro and Greg van der Horst

Countries: Sierra Leone

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Renewable Resources

Added: 02/10/2016

 

Through a multidisciplinary approach, African Frontiers counters the superficial, Eurocentric and gender insensitive dominant discursive representation of Africa within the discourse of war and conflict management, and security and peace/nation-building. The chapters historicize and theorize the realities in postcolonial African states, and the ramifications on the continents future. Situating the...

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