Humanitarian Assistance

 

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

 

In Search of Protection and Livelihoods: Socio-economic and Environmental Impacts of Dadaab Refugee Camps on Host Communities

In Search of Protection and Livelihoods: Socio-economic and Environmental Impacts of Dadaab Refugee Camps on Host Communities

Source: Government of Kenya, Government of Denmark, Government of Norway, 2010

Countries: Kenya, Somalia

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/08/2016

 

The Dadaab refugee complex in Kenya’s North Eastern Province comprises the three camps of Dagahaley, Hagadera and Ifo, which officially accommodate around 270.000 predominantly Somali refugees. In spite of extensive investments in sustaining the camps over the last 18 years, knowledge of their social, economic and environmental impacts on the...

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Is Aid Oil? An Analysis Of Whether Africa Can Absorb More Aid

Is Aid Oil? An Analysis Of Whether Africa Can Absorb More Aid

Source: Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford University, 2005

Author(s): Paul Collier

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 30/07/2016

 

The Report of the Commission for Africa, Our Common Interest, has proposed a large increase in aid to the region. The underlying motivation for this proposal is an acute sense of Africaís needs. Africaís neediness cannot be contested: on past trends it will increasingly become the epicenter of global poverty....

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Afghanistan: What Kind of Peace? The Role of Rural Development in Peace-Building

Afghanistan: What Kind of Peace? The Role of Rural Development in Peace-Building

Source: The Paradoxes of Peacebuilding Post-9/11, 2005

Author(s): Dr. Omar Zakhilwal and Jane Murphy Thomas

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Governance, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 08/06/2016

 

Afghanistan is often depicted as being in a post-conflict situation, but questions remain if this is an accurate description. While peace could be on the horizon, the distance to that horizon is unclear. Overall, conditions are considered to have improved since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, however, insecurity...

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Afghanistan/Pakistan: Earthquake - Apr 2016

Afghanistan/Pakistan: Earthquake - Apr 2016

Source: ReliefWeb, 2016

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Basic Services, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 06/06/2016

 

No casualties have been reported as a result of the 6.6-magnitude earthquake that struck north-eastern Afghanistan on the afternoon of 10 April, according to initial reports received 11 April by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. The National Emergency Operation Centre for the Afghanistan National Disaster Management...

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2016 Global Food Policy Report

2016 Global Food Policy Report

Source: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), 2016

Author(s): International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 06/06/2016

 

IFPRI’s Flagship Report puts into perspective the major food policy issues, developments, and decisions of 2015 and highlights challenges and opportunities for 2016. This year’s report takes a special look at how food systems can best contribute to meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Drawing on rigorous research.

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The Gap between Buzz Words and Excellent Performance: The Environmental Footprint of Military and Civilian Actors in Crises and Conflict Settings

The Gap between Buzz Words and Excellent Performance: The Environmental Footprint of Military and Civilian Actors in Crises and Conflict Settings

Source: FOI - Swedish Defense Research Agency, 2016

Author(s): Annica Waleij and Birgitta Liljedahl

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/05/2016

 

The Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI) has addressed challenges related to environmental impact and sustainability of temporary communities such as the military, peacekeepers, or humanitarians in conflict and disaster areas in approximately 20 years. Experience has shown that the environmental legacy of these communities, regardless of purpose and type, may...

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Sharon Burke on How the U.S. Military is Planning for Climate Change [Audio]

Sharon Burke on How the U.S. Military is Planning for Climate Change [Audio]

Source: New Security Beat, 2016

Author(s): Sean Peoples

Countries: United States

Topics: Climate Change, Cooperation, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 08/05/2016

 

Climate change is impacting the U.S. military in two major ways, explains Sharon Burke in this week’s podcast. Burke, who served as the First Assistant Secretary of Defense for Operational Energy from 2010 to 2014 and is now with the New America Foundation, says the Department of Defense has done a lot...

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Natural Resource Scarcity and Violence in Rwanda

Natural Resource Scarcity and Violence in Rwanda

Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development, 2001

Author(s): James K. Gasana

Countries: Rwanda

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Land, Livelihoods

Added: 28/03/2016

 

The social and political implications of different types of environmental scarcities were important contributors to the violent conflict in Rwanda during the 1990s. These scarcities, which became acute in the1980s, were the result of complex interactions between demographic pressure, inequitable access to and shortage of land resources, and resource depletion...

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Colombia Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection

Colombia Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection

Source: European Commission, 2015

Author(s): European Commission

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 04/02/2016

 

Colombia has more than 6.4 million Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), the world's second largest number of cases after Syria. Despite ongoing peace negotiations, many regions, especially rural ones, continue to face violence, forced displacement, forced recruitment of children and sexual or gender-based violence.   A wide range of natural hazards, such as...

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Afghanistan: 25 December Earthquake - OCHA Flash Update No. 3 (3 January 2016)

Afghanistan: 25 December Earthquake - OCHA Flash Update No. 3 (3 January 2016)

Source: OCHA, 2016

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 04/02/2016

 

Verified reports from joint assessment teams tasked with assessing the impact of a 6.3 magnitude earthquake that struck Afghanistan on 25 December 2015 have confirmed that damage from the seismic event was much less severe than initially thought. Fifteen people were injured, 91 homes damaged and six homes destroyed in...

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