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Ameliorer L'acces durable a l'eau dans les recompositions territoriales au Tchad Oriental

Ameliorer L'acces durable a l'eau dans les recompositions territoriales au Tchad Oriental

Source: Groupe URD, 2011

Author(s): Julie Patinet, Bonaventure G. Sokpok et Mahamat Mustapha Absakine Yerima

Countries: Chad

Topics: Basic Services, Humanitarian Assistance, Renewable Resources

Added: 29/09/2014

 

Resource in French.  Pour répondre aux besoins d’études spécifiques des différents acteurs de l’aide engagés afin d’améliorer la qualité de la réponse aux crises humanitaires au Tchad, le Groupe URD avec le soutien d’ECHO a mis en place en 2009 l’Observatoire des Pratiques de l’Aide au Tchad (OPAT)1. L’OPAT concentre ses activités...

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A Political Economy Analysis of Electricity Tariff Restructuring in Nepal

A Political Economy Analysis of Electricity Tariff Restructuring in Nepal

Source: The Asia Foundation, the Niti Foundation, 2014

Countries: Nepal

Topics: Basic Services, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 10/09/2014

 

Confronted by chronic power cuts of up to 18 hours a day, Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Bharat Mohan Adhikari declared a state of energy emergency on March 23, 2011, and pledged to work towards eliminating the crisis. As part of this initiative, the Government of Nepal, after receiving approval from the Council of...

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Environmental Stress and Armed Conflict: A Study on Effects of Maoist Insurgency on Environmental Sanitation and Health of Internally Displaced Persons of Urban Areas of Kathmandu City of Nepal

Environmental Stress and Armed Conflict: A Study on Effects of Maoist Insurgency on Environmental Sanitation and Health of Internally Displaced Persons of Urban Areas of Kathmandu City of Nepal

Source: Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) North-South, 2007

Author(s): Bishnu Raj Upreti

Countries: Nepal

Topics: Basic Services, Governance, Livelihoods, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 10/09/2014

 

In Nepal, the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) [CPN (M)] started armed conflict since February 1996 to change the ‘feudal’ political system. It was ended in November 2006 by signing the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) between the government and the Maoist leader. A decade long armed conflict has brought enormous impacts on people,...

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Water Source Conflict in Nepal: A Right to Water Perspective

Water Source Conflict in Nepal: A Right to Water Perspective

Source: Water Aid in Nepal, 2012

Author(s): Rabin Lal Shrestha

Countries: Nepal

Topics: Basic Services, Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Gender, Governance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 04/09/2014

 

The importance of the rights to water and sanitation in ensuring people’s wellbeingand dignity is increasingly acknowledged globally. These rights are included in theconstitution under draft of Nepal, reflecting a political and financial commitment toincreasing access to water in the country. Empowered local communities are alsomore aware of their rights...

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Water, Cooperation and Peace in the Middle East

Water, Cooperation and Peace in the Middle East

Source: American University School of International Service, 2013

Author(s): Christina Kehoe, Courtney Owen, Moses Jackson, Heather Speight, Joanna Fischer, Charles Christian, Erin Rosner

Countries: Israel, Palestine

Topics: Basic Services, Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Gender

Added: 24/08/2014

 

Water, Cooperation, and Peace presents a multidisciplinary study of environmental peacebuilding. The paper’s primary objective is to assess the peacebuilding significance of a cooperative Israeli-Palesti-nian wastewater management initiative between the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies (AIES), an Israeli-based environmental organization, and the Palestinian Wastewater Engineers Group (PWEG), a Palestinian-run organization...

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Environmental Peacebuilding Theory and Practice: a Case Study of the Good Water Neighbours Project and In Depth Analysis of the Wadi Fukin/Tzur Hadassah Communities

Environmental Peacebuilding Theory and Practice: a Case Study of the Good Water Neighbours Project and In Depth Analysis of the Wadi Fukin/Tzur Hadassah Communities

Source: Friends of the Earth Middle East, 2008

Countries: Israel, Jordan, Palestine

Topics: Basic Services, Cooperation, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 11/08/2014

 

The “Good Water Neighbors” (GWN) project was established by EcoPeace / Friends of the Earth Middle East in 2001 to raise awareness of the shared water problems of Palestinians, Jordanians, and Israelis. The GWN methodology is an original idea that is based on identifying cross border communities and utilizes their...

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The Long Road Home: Opportunities and Obstacles to the Reintegration of IDPs and Refugees Returning to Southern Sudan and the Three Areas

The Long Road Home: Opportunities and Obstacles to the Reintegration of IDPs and Refugees Returning to Southern Sudan and the Three Areas

Source: Humanitarian Policy Group (HPG), 2007

Author(s): Sara Pantuliano, Margie Buchanan-Smith & Paul Murphy

Topics: Basic Services, Humanitarian Assistance, Land, Livelihoods

Added: 06/08/2014

 

This in-depth study on the reintegration of internally displaced people (IDPs) returning to Southern Sudan and the Three Areas in the wake of the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) was initiated by the United Nations Mission in Sudan’s Return, Reintegration and Recovery Section (UNMIS/RRR), with the specific aim...

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Water For One People Only: Discriminatory Access and ‘Water-Apartheid’ in the OPT

Water For One People Only: Discriminatory Access and ‘Water-Apartheid’ in the OPT

Source: Al-Haq Organisation, 2013

Author(s): Elisabeth Koek

Countries: Israel, Palestine

Topics: Basic Services, Renewable Resources

Added: 04/08/2014

 

For many years, the Palestinian population of the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, has suffered from a shortage of clean, safe water. However, despite alarming predictions of insufficient drinking water supplies by 2040, based on the expected population growth in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), Jordan...

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Water and War: ICRC Response

Water and War: ICRC Response

Source: International Committee of the Red Cross, 2009

Author(s): Robert Mardini

Countries: Haiti, Iraq, Somalia, Sudan

Topics: Basic Services, Cooperation, Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods, Programming

Added: 09/07/2014

 

In 2008, close to 15 million people in more than 40 war-affected countries benefited from ICRC water and habitat programmes, with more than 400 engineers and technicians working under often extremely difficult conditions. In the event of an armed conflict or other situation of violence, the objective of the ICRC’s water...

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Rural Road (Re)construction: Transport and Rural Livelihoods in the Conflict-Affected and Fragile State Environment of South Kivu

Rural Road (Re)construction: Transport and Rural Livelihoods in the Conflict-Affected and Fragile State Environment of South Kivu

Source: Adriaan Ferf, Dorothea Hilhorst and Murhega Mashanda, 2014

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Basic Services, Economic Recovery , Livelihoods

Added: 23/05/2014

 

Substantial international investment has gone into the rehabilitation of the road infrastructure in DRC, but little is known about the impact of road rehabilitation on the organisation of urban-rural transport or on rural people’s lives. This report is based on a survey among 1250 households in South Kivu, a review...

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