Did you know?The ILO has estimated that some 165 million children between the ages of 5 and 14 are involved in child labour. Many of these children work long hours, often in dangerous conditions. More
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In Kenya every 2 hours a woman dies while giving birth and every 20 minutes a mother loses her new-born child. Maternal Mortality in Kenya remains stubbornly high at 488 (100,000 live births (KDHS 2009) and the decrease of Maternal Mortality Ration has been stagnating over the last decennia. More... More
Cities and local governments need to get ready, reduce the risks and become resilient to disasters. For the next two years and beyond, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) will campaign together with its partners for this to happen.
The World Disaster Reduction Campaign... More
Water poses one of the greatest sustainability challenges of the 21st Century. Water scarcity and pollution, among many other issues, threaten our ability to grow strong and stable economies, meet basic human needs, and protect healthy ecosystems (and the services they provide), while also posing... More
Caring for Climate is a voluntary and complementary action platform for UN Global Compact participants who seek to demonstrate leadership on the issue of climate change. It provides a framework for business leaders to advance practical solutions and help shape public policy as well as public... More
OCHA is coordinating the deployment of the humanitarian organizations in various emergency locations acroos the world and during natural and/or man made disasters. Most of the time the deployments are occuring in detroy and.or very remote areas where it is very challeging to find minimum... More
The humanitarian organisations in Haiti are requesting a total of US$ 164 million to assist the Government of Haiti to imit the impact of the cholera outbreak.
The strategy and necessary projects emphasize immediate measures, but have an overall planning and budgeting horizon through 2011 to be... More
With the ongoing earthquake and cholera outbreak responses, Haiti is now facing three emergencies at the same time as, since 4 November, the country suffers the impacts of Hurricane Tomas. This donor alert focuses on immediate response to the hurricane. While the impact of the hurricane so far has... More
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene In-Kind Donations for Pakistan Emergency: Relief Items Requested by the WASH Cluster
The WASH Cluster is requesting a list of items related to the provision of clean water, sanitation and hygiene, such as aqua tabs, buckets, soap, hygiene kits, etc.
If your company is able to provide any of these items, please contact the Cluster Coordinator (UNICEF), Jamal Shah - email@example.com... More
In-Kind Donations for Emergency Heath Services in Pakistan: Relief Items Requested by the Health Cluster
The Health Cluster is requesting a list of items related to the provision of basic health services and clean water, such as medicines, rehydration solution, mosquito treated nets, chlorine tablets, etc.
If your company is able to provide any of these items, please contact the Cluster Coordinator... More
The Global Sanitation Fund, launched in 2008, is an innovative financing mechanism that supports national sanitation and hygiene programmes. The Global Sanitation Fund is looking for financial support to help large numbers of poor people to attain safe sanitation services and adopt good hygiene... More