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the grand bargain explained: an icva briefing paper - world




what is the grand bargain?why was it created?what does it hope to achieve?what are the grand bargain work streams and how can i participate?icva, a global network of humanitarian ngos dedicated to principled and effective humanitarian action, has created this grand bargain briefing paper to support ...



eu proposes €105 million in humanitarian assistance for lake chad region - chad




the european commission has announced additional assistance for the lake chad region in 2017 as humanitarian needs grow.the european commission has already allocated €55 million of humanitarian support to populations in the lake chad region in africa in 2017 and is now planning to mobilise additio...



asia and the pacific: weekly regional humanitarian snapshot (21-27 february 2017




myanmara cerf allocation of almost us$4.4 million has been approved to support the humanitarian response following the 9 october attacks and subsequent security operations in the northern part of rakhine. wfp has begun a second round of emergency food distributions in maungdaw north. as of 27 februa...



rihanna receives harvard university's humanitarian award: watch her speech




as one of the world's most famous female singers of today, rihanna's contribution to the world has been plenty impactful in itself. but something fans may forget is how philanthropic the "love on the brain" singer is as well.because of rihanna's work in her native island of barbados and the cha...



widespread conflicts of interest among patient-advocacy organizations uncovered




philadelphia - over the past few decades, hundreds of patient-advocacy organizations have emerged in the united states, promoting disease research and influencing fda and health insurer policies. now, a new study reveals a large proportion of these organizations have funding or other connections wit...



iraq to receive additional €42.5 million in eu humanitarian assistance - iraq




the european commission is scaling up its response to the humanitarian crisis in iraq with a new aid package in 2017 worth €42.5 million. the funding was announced today by the commissioner for humanitarian aid and crisis management christos stylianides who is concluding his fifth visit to the cou...



un relief chief: action now can avert famine in yemen - yemen




(new york, 3 march) at the end of a five-day mission to yemen, under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief coordinator, stephen o’brien, said there is still time to avert famine and alleviate the suffering of millions of yemenis.mr. o’brien undertook the mission to asse...



presstv-south sudan’s famine threatens millions




this edition of the program is about the dire humanitarian situation in south sudan. it’s about the famine and humanitarian crisis in south sudan, which seems to be getting out of control while nobody is assuming the responsibility.



presstv-yemeni women urge end to saudi aggression




yemeni women have held a demonstration outside the united nations headquarters in the capital sana’a, calling for an end to the saudi offensive and its inhumane blockade on the impoverished state.during wednesday’s protest that coincided with international women's day, the participants asked l...



oslo humanitarian conference for nigeria and the lake chad region raises $672 mi




pledges of us$458 million for 2017 and $214 million for 2018 and beyond announced by 14 donorsthe conference gave voice to people affected by the conflict and crisisagreement to address longer-term development needs and seek durable solutions to crisesoslo 24 february 2017 - some 170 representatives...



oslo humanitarian conference for nigeria and the lake chad region raises $672 mi




pledges of us$458 million for 2017 and $214 million for 2018 and beyond announced by 14 donorsthe conference gave voice to people affected by the conflict and crisisagreement to address longer-term development needs and seek durable solutions to crisesoslo 24 february 2017 - some 170 representatives...



humanitarian bulletin: ukraine | issue 16 | 1 january – 28 february 2017 - ukrai




highlightsa spike of hostilities increased humanitarian needs.government approves the action plan on reintegration of ngca.humanitarian response plan (hrp) remains severely underfunded.life-saving water facilities are at risk of breaking down.heightened humanitarian needs in the eastinsecurity peake...



central african republic: the humanitarian coordinator calls for free and unhind




bangui, 22 february 2017 - the acting humanitarian coordinator in the central african republic, aboubacry tall, calls on parties to the conflict in the ouaka and haute kotto provinces to respect and uphold international humanitarian law (ihl). he also urges them to honor their commitment to protect ...



presstv-yemenis outraged by un’s failure to stop saudi aggression




mohammed al-attabpress tv, sana'athe un humanitarian aid chief stephen o'brien has ended his trip to yemen where he witnessed first-hand the dire humanitarian crisis plaguing the war-torn nation. the official renewed warnings that many yemenis, particularly children, are starving to death due to lac...



white house bars cnn, nyt, la times, buzzfeed, and others from briefing




the white house excluded several major u.s. news organizations, including some it has criticized, from an off-camera briefing held by the white house press secretary on friday.reporters for cnn, the new york times, politico, the los angeles times and buzzfeed were not allowed into the session in the...



ombudsman says greek crisis has all the signs of a humanitarian crisis | news




after eight years of recession and increasing belt-tightening, greece’s economic crisis is showing all the signs of a humanitarian crisis, greek ombudsman andreas pottakis warns in the authority’s annual report for 2016.in the report, which was submitted to parliament on tuesday, pottakis says t...



un: if confirmed, chemical attacks in mosul a war crime - the chronicle-journal




the united nations warned that the alleged use of chemical weapons in mosul, if confirmed, would be a war crime and a serious violation of international humanitarian law, according to a statement released saturday. "this is horrible," lise grande, the humanitarian co-ordinator in iraq said in the st...



"in our world of plenty, there is no excuse for inaction or indifference" - un s




more than 20 million people in north-east nigeria, south sudan, somalia and yemen are facing famine or a credible risk of famine over the coming six months. with access to people in need and sufficient funding, the united nations and its partners can avert famine and provide the necessary relief and...



mosul humanitarian crisis, 2 march 2017 - iraq




in numbers191,800 people are currently displaced85% of displaced people are in emergency camps10,800 family plots are available now to shelter displaced people in emergency camps2,300m³ of water delivered by humanitarian partners every day in eastern mosul to supplement municipal supplies1,776 peop...



iom appeal somalia drought, january - june 2017 - somalia




somalia - in order to meet the emergency needs of over a million somalis affected by drought, iom in somalia is scaling up lifesaving interventions throughout the country and appealing to international donors for funding.humanitarian agencies report worrying similarities to the 2011 famine in somali...



un aid chief calls for access, funds to prevent spread of south sudan's famine -




4 march 2017 – hundreds of thousands of people in south sudan will starve unless relief workers gain access to needy populations and more funding is raised, the united nations emergency relief coordinator today warned after meeting malnourished children who fled the raging conflict in the country....



presstv-media groups condemn white house exclusion




some us news organizations have reacted angrily after the white house barred several news outlets from attending a press briefing on friday, while some media groups refused to attend the briefing.the bar came hours after us president donald trump delivered another attack on the media, saying some ne...



report highlights growth for apple devices in enterprise: 91% now using mac, 99%




jamf, makers of popular apple device management software for businesses, today released its annual jamf trends survey measuring use of apple products in the enterprise. the key takeaway: both ios and mac adoption grew among business users last year.the report also offers additional insight into gro...



rihanna gives an awe-inspiring speech while accepting harvard's humanitarian awa




remember when it was announced that rihanna would be getting an award for her humanitarian work (work work work work work)? you know, just that little one from harvard freakin’ university? well, on tuesday (february 28), rih travelled to cambridge to accept the prestigious prize, and to give a spe...



3 things to know about employee experience




employee experience is the latest trend taking over the world of hr. in fact, we've even seen new roles emerge around this trend, such as global chief employee experience officer or head of employee experience. but is this just a short-lived change in job titles and descriptions or is there somethin...