Humanitarian Assistance

 

There are 116 items related to Humanitarian Assistance. Items are listed by date added.

 

Discussion Paper: Development Approaches to Forced Displacement in the Great Lakes Region

Discussion Paper: Development Approaches to Forced Displacement in the Great Lakes Region

Source: UNDP, 2016

Countries: Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 02/10/2016

 

Migration and displacement are key priorities for UNDP’s support for achieving the sustainable development agenda in the Great Lakes Region (GLR). In preparation for the 2016 UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants, this Discussion Paper presents UNDP’s role in promoting development approaches to forcibly displaced population groups in the GLR,...

View Item

 

 

No Peace, No Sustainable Development: A Vicious Cycle that We Can Break

No Peace, No Sustainable Development: A Vicious Cycle that We Can Break

Source: UN Chronicle, 2015

Author(s): Khalid's Bouzar

Countries: Sudan, Syria, Yemen

Topics: Climate Change, Governance, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 06/09/2016

 

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have an intrinsic relationship to peace and stability. Without peace, all other goals—from focusing on youth and women's needs, to addressing climate change and water, energy and food security—will be impossible to achieve. At the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), we have long been...

View Item

 

 

Environmental Conflict between Internally Displaced Persons and Host Communities in Iraq

Environmental Conflict between Internally Displaced Persons and Host Communities in Iraq

Source: Oxford Journals: Journal of Refugee Studies, 2016

Author(s): Kubilay Kaptan

Countries: Iraq

Topics: Governance, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 29/08/2016

 

The environment, population and conflict thesis remains major to existing environment and security arguments. Throughout the 1990s, a huge increase in scholarship and policy focus was committed to unraveling the linkages amongst the three parameters. While it can very easily be asserted that both the analysis and policy communities have...

View Item

 

 

A Review of Refugee Environmental-Oriented Projects in Africa: A Case for Environmental Impact Assessment

A Review of Refugee Environmental-Oriented Projects in Africa: A Case for Environmental Impact Assessment

Source: Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal, 2000

Author(s): John O Kakonge

Countries: Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods, Programming

Added: 09/08/2016

 

The refugee situation is examined in relation to its environmental consequences. Few studies apply environmental impact assessment (EIA) techniques to refugee projects and, when they do, it is usually after the camps have been set up. Four important conclusions are that: environmental assessments would provide the data crucial to deciding...

View Item

 

 

Refugees and Host Environments -- A Review of Current and Related Literature

Refugees and Host Environments -- A Review of Current and Related Literature

Source: University of Oxford, 1995

Author(s): Thomas Hoerz

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania, Zaire

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Land, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/08/2016

 

The natural environment of refugee hosting areas - or better: the neglect of it - is not only a sad chapter in the annals of humanitarian aid, it is also a fascinating field for research and action. It is the area where, in contrast to the supply of 'survival needs',...

View Item

 

 

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...

View Item

 

 

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....

View Item

 

 

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...

View Item

 

 

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...

View Item

 

 

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.

View Item

 

 

1 2 3 4 512