Humanitarian Assistance

 

There are 111 items related to Humanitarian Assistance. Items are listed by date added.

 

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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Discussion Paper: Development Approaches to Forced Displacement in the Great Lakes Region

Discussion Paper: Development Approaches to Forced Displacement in the Great Lakes Region

Source: UNDP, 2016

Countries: Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 02/10/2016

 

Migration and displacement are key priorities for UNDP’s support for achieving the sustainable development agenda in the Great Lakes Region (GLR). In preparation for the 2016 UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants, this Discussion Paper presents UNDP’s role in promoting development approaches to forcibly displaced population groups in the GLR,...

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No Peace, No Sustainable Development: A Vicious Cycle that We Can Break

No Peace, No Sustainable Development: A Vicious Cycle that We Can Break

Source: UN Chronicle, 2015

Author(s): Khalid's Bouzar

Countries: Sudan, Syria, Yemen

Topics: Climate Change, Governance, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 06/09/2016

 

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have an intrinsic relationship to peace and stability. Without peace, all other goals—from focusing on youth and women's needs, to addressing climate change and water, energy and food security—will be impossible to achieve. At the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), we have long been...

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Environmental Conflict between Internally Displaced Persons and Host Communities in Iraq

Environmental Conflict between Internally Displaced Persons and Host Communities in Iraq

Source: Oxford Journals: Journal of Refugee Studies, 2016

Author(s): Kubilay Kaptan

Countries: Iraq

Topics: Governance, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 29/08/2016

 

The environment, population and conflict thesis remains major to existing environment and security arguments. Throughout the 1990s, a huge increase in scholarship and policy focus was committed to unraveling the linkages amongst the three parameters. While it can very easily be asserted that both the analysis and policy communities have...

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A Review of Refugee Environmental-Oriented Projects in Africa: A Case for Environmental Impact Assessment

A Review of Refugee Environmental-Oriented Projects in Africa: A Case for Environmental Impact Assessment

Source: Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal, 2000

Author(s): John O Kakonge

Countries: Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods, Programming

Added: 09/08/2016

 

The refugee situation is examined in relation to its environmental consequences. Few studies apply environmental impact assessment (EIA) techniques to refugee projects and, when they do, it is usually after the camps have been set up. Four important conclusions are that: environmental assessments would provide the data crucial to deciding...

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Refugees and Host Environments -- A Review of Current and Related Literature

Refugees and Host Environments -- A Review of Current and Related Literature

Source: University of Oxford, 1995

Author(s): Thomas Hoerz

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania, Zaire

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Land, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/08/2016

 

The natural environment of refugee hosting areas - or better: the neglect of it - is not only a sad chapter in the annals of humanitarian aid, it is also a fascinating field for research and action. It is the area where, in contrast to the supply of 'survival needs',...

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