Humanitarian Assistance

 

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Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC): Current Acute Food Insecurity Overview June 2017 - December 2017

Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC): Current Acute Food Insecurity Overview June 2017 - December 2017

Source: Integrated Food Security Phase Classification, 2017

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods

Added: 17/08/2017

 

11% of the total rural population (71 719 669) are classified in IPC Phases 3 and 4, an increase of almost 30% of the number of people in acute food insecurity and livelihood crisis compared to the previous year. HIGHLIGHTS In total, the number of people in acute food insecurity and livelihood...

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The Determinants of Environmental Migrants' Conflict Perception

The Determinants of Environmental Migrants' Conflict Perception

Source: University of Essex , 2017

Author(s): Vally Koubi, Tobias Bohmelt, Gabriele Spilker, and Lena Schaffer

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods

Added: 17/08/2017

 

Migration is likely to be a key factor linking climate change and conflict. However, our understanding of the factors behind and consequences of migration is surprisingly limited. We take this shortcoming as a motivation for our research and study the relationship between environmental migration and conflict at the micro level....

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Conflict and Tensions between Communities around Gendrassa and Yusif Batil Camps, Maban County

Conflict and Tensions between Communities around Gendrassa and Yusif Batil Camps, Maban County

Source: UNHCR/REACH, 2016

Countries: South Sudan

Topics: Basic Services, Humanitarian Assistance, Land

Added: 16/08/2017

 

Violence between the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) in Sudan’s Kordofan State and Blue Nile State began in 2011, resulting in large scale displacement. To date, over 200,000 refugees have crossed the border into South Sudan, with 136,462 housed in the four refugee camps established...

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Aid, Social Metabolism and Social Conflict in the Nicobar Islands (Chapter in "Ecological Economics from the Ground Up")

Aid, Social Metabolism and Social Conflict in the Nicobar Islands (Chapter in "Ecological Economics from the Ground Up")

Source: Routledge, 2013

Author(s): Simronfit Singh and Willi Haas

Countries: India

Topics: Conflict Causes, Governance, Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods

Added: 02/08/2017

 

Ecological Economics from the Ground Up takes a unique and much-needed bottom-up approach to teaching ecological economics and political ecology, using case studies that focus on a wide range of internationally relevant topics, to teach the principles, concepts, methods and tools of these fields, which are seen as increasingly important in...

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Global Report on Food Crises in 2017

Global Report on Food Crises in 2017

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN, 2017

Countries: Afghanistan, CAR, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Iraq, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Yemen, Zimbabwe

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/07/2017

 

Currently, the world is faced with an unprecedented call for action at a moment in which four countries have been identified as at risk of famine, and demand for humanitarian and resilience assistance is escalating. Against this background, informing the global and national food security community on the risk of...

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At the Root of Exodus: Food Security, Conflict and International Migration

At the Root of Exodus: Food Security, Conflict and International Migration

Source: World Food Programme, 2017

Author(s): Claudia Ah Poe, Luka Biong Deng Kuol, Rossella Bottone, Calogero Di Gloria, Katrina Frappier, Valerio Giuffrida, Nigussie Tefera, Aysha Twose, Susanna Sandström, and Cecilia Signorini

Countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Greece, Iraq, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, Syria, the Gambia, Turkey

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods

Added: 01/07/2017

 

As an international actor in addressing food insecurity among refugees and other migrants, the World Food Programme (WFP) has undertaken a research study to determine the role that food security plays in crossborder migration. Given the dearth of data on this topic, the WFP study sought to answer some of...

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Climate Security at Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development 2017 [Video]

Climate Security at Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development 2017 [Video]

Source: adelphi, 2017

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 01/07/2017

 

With a focus on ‘Sustaining peace: what works?’, the 2017 Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development from 3-4 May gathered a wide range of interesting stakeholders active in peacebuilding, development, climate change, humanitarian work and foreign policy. The aim was to identify good practices in peacebuilding interventions and approaches that...

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The Complex Ties That Bind: Gendered Agency and Expectations in Conflict and Climate Change-Related Migration

The Complex Ties That Bind: Gendered Agency and Expectations in Conflict and Climate Change-Related Migration

Source: Global Policy, 2017

Author(s): Henri Myrttinen

Countries: Honduras

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Gender, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 19/06/2017

 

For the past decade, western public discourse and the policy world have become increasingly concerned about ‘irregular’ migration and, to a slightly lesser extent perhaps, what driving role conflict and climate change play in triggering it. Addressing the causes and effects requires having a better understanding of the impacts that...

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Crop Prospects and Food Situation (Quarterly Global Report)

Crop Prospects and Food Situation (Quarterly Global Report)

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2017

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 19/06/2017

 

FAO estimates that 37 countries are in need of external assistance for food. Civil conflict continues to be a main driver of severe food insecurity, triggering famine in South Sudan and putting populations at high risk of localized famine in Yemen and northern Nigeria. Weather shocks, notably droughts, have also impinged...

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Ghor and Badghis Provinces—Locust Infestation Assessment (Bulletin #1)

Ghor and Badghis Provinces—Locust Infestation Assessment (Bulletin #1)

Source: World Food Programme, 2017

Author(s): Mudasir Nazar and Eric Kenefick

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Assessment, Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 19/06/2017

 

The locust infestation is a devastating natural disaster that has a negative impact on the crops and agriculture products. In Afghanistan, the locust infestation has been experienced in different parts of the country in the past and is continuously reported in the past few years in Badghis and Ghor provinces....

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