Humanitarian Assistance

 

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South Sudan's Renewable Energy Potential: A Building Block for Peace

South Sudan's Renewable Energy Potential: A Building Block for Peace

Source: United States Institute of Peace, 2018

Author(s): David Mozersky and Daniel M. Kammen

Countries: South Sudan

Topics: Basic Services, Economic Recovery , Humanitarian Assistance, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 08/01/2018

 

The world’s newest country, South Sudan, is also the least electrified. A period of growth that began after a 2005 peace deal and continued after independence in 2011, saw billions of dollars in oil revenue and strong international support. This period was powered by diesel generators and little long-term electricity...

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Central Highlands Program in Afghanistan [Video]

Central Highlands Program in Afghanistan [Video]

Source: GERES Association, 2017

Countries: Afghanistan

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

Added: 27/11/2017

 

Implemented by a consortium of three French NGOs, the Central Highlands Program (CHP) focuses on increasing the living standards and quality of life of rural populations in the mountains by promoting a balanced rural development and the preservation of natural resources. The program is implemented in Central Afghanistan, in the...

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Protect the Livelihoods of Vulnerable Livestock Holders in Flood-Affected and Conflict Areas of Afghanistan through the Provision of Animal Feed

Protect the Livelihoods of Vulnerable Livestock Holders in Flood-Affected and Conflict Areas of Afghanistan through the Provision of Animal Feed

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN, 2017

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 06/11/2017

 

To protect the livelihoods of vulnerable livestock holders in flood-affected and conflict areas through the provision of animal feed and veterinary supplies, as well as improve production capacity by supporting four small-scale feed processing dairy union facilities in Afghanistan.

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Beyond Borders: Our Changing Climate – Its Role in Conflict and Displacement

Beyond Borders: Our Changing Climate – Its Role in Conflict and Displacement

Source: Environmental Justice Foundation, 2017

Topics: Climate Change, Humanitarian Assistance, Renewable Resources

Added: 06/11/2017

 

As I write this, levels of carbon dioxide in our global atmosphere have just exceeded 410 parts per million (ppm) for the first time in human history, they haven’t reached this level for millions of years. Scientists predicted that this would happen, and it has. The consequences are reflected in...

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How Are Climate Change and Human Security Interrelated (Chapter in "Implications of Climate Change and Disasters on Military Activities")

How Are Climate Change and Human Security Interrelated (Chapter in "Implications of Climate Change and Disasters on Military Activities")

Source: Springer, 2017

Author(s): Janani Vivekananda

Topics: Climate Change, Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 29/10/2017

 

The consequences of climate change are already upon us and are projected to worsen. Impacts are already being felt around the world. These impacts will be most harmful to security and stability in already fragile contexts where vulnerable communities are already facing the risk of conflict and insecurity. This presentation...

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Horn of Africa: A Call for Action

Horn of Africa: A Call for Action

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, 2017

Topics: Conflict Causes, Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 22/10/2017

 

The 2016 Deyr or short rains season (October to December) brought severely low levels of rainfall to the region. The rainfall deficit was particularly acute across Somalia, southern and southeastern Ethiopia, northern and coastal Kenya and – to a lesser extent – southwestern Ethiopia and central and southwestern Uganda and...

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Somalia: Drought - 2015-2017

Somalia: Drought - 2015-2017

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, 2017

Countries: Somalia

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Renewable Resources

Added: 04/10/2017

 

The 2015-2016 El Niño phenomenon had a severe impact on vulnerable people in Somalia - it worsened an already widespread drought in Puntland and Somaliland with a devastating impact on communities and their livelihoods, increasing food insecurity, cash shortages and resulting in out-migration and death of livestock. Those affects are...

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Findings around Conflict Sensitivity and Food Aid in Northern Bahr el-Ghazal

Findings around Conflict Sensitivity and Food Aid in Northern Bahr el-Ghazal

Source: Conflict Sensitivity Resource Facility, 2017

Author(s): Martina Santschi

Countries: South Sudan

Topics: Conflict Causes, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 04/10/2017

 

This briefing paper sheds light on some aspects of the conflict sensitivity of food aid in former Northern Bahr el Ghazal (NBeG). In contrast to other states, NBeG has been spared by large scale armed violence, but it is affected by a severe food security crisis that has forced tens...

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World Food Assistance 2017 - Taking Stock and Looking Ahead

World Food Assistance 2017 - Taking Stock and Looking Ahead

Source: World Food Programme, 2017

Author(s): World Food Programme

Topics: Assessment, Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods

Added: 08/09/2017

 

World Food Assistance 2017 considers the measures pursued by national, regional and international actors to respond to, prepare for and prevent food crises. In 2017 alone such crises have made 108 million people worldwide severely food-insecure. The aim is to build understanding about: i) the scale, reach and composition of...

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Building Back Better or Restoring Inequalities? Gender and Conflict Sensitivity in the Response to Nepal’s 2015 Earthquakes

Building Back Better or Restoring Inequalities? Gender and Conflict Sensitivity in the Response to Nepal’s 2015 Earthquakes

Source: International Alert, 2016

Author(s): Jana Naujoks

Countries: Nepal

Topics: Economic Recovery , Gender, Humanitarian Assistance, Programming

Added: 07/09/2017

 

This report is based on research into the gender dimensions of humanitarian interventions in post-conflict settings from a peacebuilding perspective, using the 2015 earthquakes in Nepal as a case study from which lessons can be drawn for other contexts. It identifies the risks posed by gender-blind humanitarian programming, the need...

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