Humanitarian Assistance

 

There are 111 items related to Humanitarian Assistance. Items are listed by date added.

 

Use of Upgraded Evidence in Cadaster Approaches for Syrian Refugee Return

Use of Upgraded Evidence in Cadaster Approaches for Syrian Refugee Return

Source: McGill University, 2015

Author(s): Jon D. Unruh

Countries: Syria

Topics: Governance, Humanitarian Assistance, Land, Livelihoods

Added: 17/06/2015

 

The enormity of the Syrian refugee crisis in Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon, together with the difficulties of their livelihoods and the burden placed on host countries, highlights the importance of planning now for the eventual return of refugees to their housing, land and property (HLP) in Syria. As in all...

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Seed Governance: From Seed Aid to Seed System Security in Fragile Areas

Seed Governance: From Seed Aid to Seed System Security in Fragile Areas

Source: Cordaid, 2014

Author(s): Edith Boekraad

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 31/05/2015

 

Intergovernmental agencies and development organizations, including Cordaid, consider interventions directed at seed security of utmost importance to support smallholders recovering from conflict situations and disasters, and to contribute to revitalisation of local agricultural production and food security. There is, however, considerable debate about the most appropriate type and strategic level...

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Afghanistan Refugee Response Plan

Afghanistan Refugee Response Plan

Source: UNHCR, 2014

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 26/05/2015

 

The Government of Pakistan announced a military operation against non-state armed actors in North Waziristan Agency (NWA) beginning 15 June 2014. On 19 June, the humanitarian community in Pakistan was informed that the entire agency of North Waziristan was 'notified' as 'calamity-hit' as per the 1958 National Calamities Act which...

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Afghanistan Food Security Outlook Update November 2014

Afghanistan Food Security Outlook Update November 2014

Source: FEWS NET (Famine Early Warning System Network), 2014

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Renewable Resources

Added: 26/05/2015

 

Badghis Province had below-average 2014 production of wheat and other crops and will be Stressed (IPC Phase 2) at least through March. Some households with fewer livestock and other assets may enter Crisis (IPC Phase 3) from January to March 2015, as some coping strategies become unavailable.  

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Drawing a Line under the Crisis: Reconciling Returnee Land Access and Security in Post-Conflict Rwanda

Drawing a Line under the Crisis: Reconciling Returnee Land Access and Security in Post-Conflict Rwanda

Source: Humanitarian Policy Group, 2007

Author(s): John W. Bruce

Countries: Rwanda

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Land

Added: 07/05/2015

 

This report is part of a broader comparative effort by the Overseas Development Institute’s Humanitarian Policy Group on Land Tenure in Conflict and Post-Conflict Situations, which aims to inform and improve the policy and practice of humanitarian action and to inform related areas of international policy. It seeks to understand...

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Returnee Land Access: Lessons from Rwanda

Returnee Land Access: Lessons from Rwanda

Source: Humanitarian Policy Group, 2007

Author(s): John W. Bruce

Countries: Rwanda

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Land

Added: 07/05/2015

 

This background briefing reports on a study of land access for returnees in Rwanda, and the impacts of land access policies in the post-conflict period. It also seeks to understand better the roles international humanitarian agencies and NGOs have played, and how their performance can be improved. It is not...

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An Introduction to Conflict-Sensitive Approaches to Development, Humanitarian Assistance and Peacebuilding

An Introduction to Conflict-Sensitive Approaches to Development, Humanitarian Assistance and Peacebuilding

Source: Conflict Sensitivity Consortium, 2002-2003

Author(s): Christian Barbero, Sarah Bayne, Emery Brusset, Susanna Campbell, Adam Barbolet, Rachel Goldwyn, Jos de la Haye, Celine Moyroud, Elizabeth Mutunga, Rose Othieno, Priyanka Samarakoon, Leyla-Claude Werleigh, and Manuela Leonhardt.

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Programming

Added: 06/05/2015

 

Over the last decade there has been a growing realisation that humanitarian assistance sometimes feeds conflict rather than alleviates it, and that development aid sometimes exacerbates tensions. This has led to the development of tools to understand the relationship between programming and conflict.   This Resource Pack seeks to document current practice,...

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Global Food Policy Report

Global Food Policy Report

Source: International Food Policy Research Institute, 2014-2015

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/04/2015

 

This 2014–2015 Global Food Policy Report is the fourth in an annual series that provides a comprehensive overview of major food policy developments and events. In this report, distinguished researchers, policymakers, and practitioners review what happened in food policy in 2014 at the global, regional, and national levels, and—supported by the latest...

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Afghanistan: Extreme Weather Regional Overview

Afghanistan: Extreme Weather Regional Overview

Source: OCHA, 2015

Author(s): OCHA

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Land

Added: 23/03/2015

 

An estimated 5,464 families have been affected by floods, rain, heavy snow and avalanches in 104 districts in 21 provinces. A total of 212 people were killed and 69 people were injured. 999 houses were completely destroyed and 4,116 houses were damaged.  Close to 2,500 families were affected by flooding in...

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Afghanistan: Current and Projected Acute Food Insecurity Situation

Afghanistan: Current and Projected Acute Food Insecurity Situation

Source: IPC, 2014

Author(s): IPC

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/03/2015

 

The IPC Acute Food Insecurity Analysis Workshop (15-22 September) covered all 34 provinces of Afghanistan. Badakhshan is the only province classified in phase 4 (emergency) which is worst affected by acute food insecurity. 15 provinces are in Phase 3 (crisis), 17 in Phase 2 (stressed) and 1 in Phase 1...

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