Humanitarian Assistance

 

There are 128 items related to Humanitarian Assistance. Items are listed by date added.

 

Iraq: Mosul Humanitarian Response Situation Report #1 (17 – 19 October 2016)

Iraq: Mosul Humanitarian Response Situation Report #1 (17 – 19 October 2016)

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, 2016

Countries: Iraq

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 24/10/2016

 

The commencement on 17 October of the operation to retake Mosul city from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) marked an escalation of the Level 3 emergency in Iraq. There are grave concerns for the women and men, girls and boys caught up in what could become...

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Breaks with the Past: Conflict, Displacement, Resettlement and the Evolution of Forest Socio-Ecologies in Sierra Leone

Breaks with the Past: Conflict, Displacement, Resettlement and the Evolution of Forest Socio-Ecologies in Sierra Leone

Source: Routledge, 2016

Author(s): Paul Munro and Greg van der Horst

Countries: Sierra Leone

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Renewable Resources

Added: 02/10/2016

 

Through a multidisciplinary approach, African Frontiers counters the superficial, Eurocentric and gender insensitive dominant discursive representation of Africa within the discourse of war and conflict management, and security and peace/nation-building. The chapters historicize and theorize the realities in postcolonial African states, and the ramifications on the continents future. Situating the...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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',...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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