Humanitarian Assistance

 

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Re-Asserting Control: Voluntary Return, Restitution and the Right to Land for IDPs and Refugees in Myanmar

Re-Asserting Control: Voluntary Return, Restitution and the Right to Land for IDPs and Refugees in Myanmar

Source: Transnational Institute, 2017

Countries: Myanmar

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Land, Livelihoods

Added: 05/06/2017

 

After decades of civil war and ethnic conflict, large numbers of nationality people in Myanmar have been displaced. In the ethnic states bordering Thailand, Laos, China, India and Bangladesh, hundreds of thousands of people have fled fighting between the Tatmadaw (national armed forces) and various ethnic armed groups. Military campaigns...

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Resettling Nearly Half a Million Afghans in Nangrahar: The Consequences of the Mass Return of Refugees

Resettling Nearly Half a Million Afghans in Nangrahar: The Consequences of the Mass Return of Refugees

Source: Afghanistans Analyst Network, 2017

Author(s): Fazal Muzhary

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Governance, Humanitarian Assistance, Land

Added: 14/05/2017

 

Most of the 600,000 Afghans who returned from Pakistan last year chose to settle in the eastern border province of Nangrahar. This has put considerable strain on both health and education services. There has also been a boom in property prices, which has exacerbated land grabbing, already a major source...

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Conflict Pollution and the Toxic Remnants of War: A Global Problem That Receives Too Little Attention

Conflict Pollution and the Toxic Remnants of War: A Global Problem That Receives Too Little Attention

Source: UN Environment, 2017

Author(s): Doug Weir

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 02/05/2017

 

Severe pollution incidents have provided some of the most visually arresting images of recent armed conflicts. Oil fires and spills, bomb – damaged and looted industrial facilities, abandoned military material and munitions, rubble and demolition waste – all are associated with contemporary conflicts, and all can threaten ecosystems and human...

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Afghanistan Flood Report 2017

Afghanistan Flood Report 2017

Source: ACAPS, 2017

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Basic Services, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 07/04/2017

 

Continuous heavy rainfall since February has caused severe flooding in Khashrod and Chakhansur districts in Nimroz province. As of 23 February several homes had been destroyed or swept away by flood waters, and over 20,000 hectares of arable land had been submerged in flood water. An estimated 3,000 people have...

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Exploring Access to Portable Water and Sanitation Practices in a Post-Conflict Environment: The Case of Gulu District, Northern Uganda

Exploring Access to Portable Water and Sanitation Practices in a Post-Conflict Environment: The Case of Gulu District, Northern Uganda

Source: SIT Graduate Institute, 2016

Author(s): Peyton Going

Countries: Uganda

Topics: Basic Services, Humanitarian Assistance, Renewable Resources

Added: 24/03/2017

 

Over the course of 30 days of fieldwork in October and November of 2016, data was collected through interviews conducted with local government officials, researchers and academics, and village community members of Gulu District. The aim of this study was to determine the extent to which agencies have improved water...

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The Impact of Displaced People´s Temporary Shelters on Their Surrounding Environment

The Impact of Displaced People´s Temporary Shelters on Their Surrounding Environment

Source: Chulalongkorn University and UNDP, 2014

Author(s): Suwattana Thadaniti and Supang Chantavanich

Countries: Myanmar, Thailand

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/03/2017

 

This book is one of four volumes on a major empirical migration study by leading Thai migration specialists from Chulalongkorn University (Bangkok) for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).this volume discusses the environmental impact of temporary shelters for displaced people along the Thai–Myanmar border. Of nine shelters, three were selected...

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Afghanistan WASH Cluster Detail Operational Plan - HRP 2017

Afghanistan WASH Cluster Detail Operational Plan - HRP 2017

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

Countries: Afghanistan

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

Added: 23/02/2017

 

According to UNICEF-WHO joint monitoring report 2015, 68 percent of Afghans don’t have access to improved sanitation and nearly 15 million, 45 percent use unimproved water sources. The provinces with higher intensity of conflicts are also the ones with poor WASH indicators (ALCS 2014). Safe hygiene behaviours like handwashing with...

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Impact of the Syrian Refugee Crisis on Land Use and Transboundary Freshwater Resources

Impact of the Syrian Refugee Crisis on Land Use and Transboundary Freshwater Resources

Source: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America , 2016

Author(s): Marc François Müller, Jim Yoon, Steven M. Gorelick, Nicolas Avisse, Amaury Tilmant

Countries: Syria

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

Added: 08/02/2017

 

Since 2013, hundreds of thousands of refugees have migrated southward to Jordan to escape the Syrian civil war that began in mid-2011. Evaluating impacts of conflict and migration on land use and transboundary water resources in an active war zone remains a challenge. However, spatial and statistical analyses of satellite...

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The Current Situation in Afghanistan

The Current Situation in Afghanistan

Source: USIP, 2017

Author(s): USIP

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Governance, Humanitarian Assistance, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/02/2017

 

USIP works with local and international partners, both in government and from civil society, to address the immediate political crisis and underlying drivers of conflict. The Institute supports Afghan government agencies to strengthen the rule of law, reduce violent extremism, and build peacemaking skills across the country. The Institute strengthens...

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Afghanistan 2017 Humanitarian Needs Overview

Afghanistan 2017 Humanitarian Needs Overview

Source: UNOCHA, 2017

Author(s): UNOCHA

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 18/01/2017

 

Afghanistan remains one of the most dangerous, and most violent, crisis ridden countries in the world. The continued deepening and geographic spread of the conflict has prompted a 13% increase in the number of people in need of humanitarian assistance in 2017, now 9.3 million. Violations of International Humanitarian Law...

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