Did you know?In an age of increasing globalisation, when more and more people are on the move, refugees are not unique because they are away from home. What sets them apart is that they cannot return there. More
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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
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 - firstname.lastname@example.org... 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
Over the course of July and early August 2010, Pakistan experienced the worst monsoon-related floods in living memory. Heavy rainfall, flash floods and riverine floods have devastated large parts of Pakistan since the arrival of seasonal monsoon rains on 22 July. The affected population is... 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
Launched in 2008, the Business Call to Action (BCtA) is a global membership network of companies, governments, and development organizations working to identify and promote business models that contribute to long-term commercial and development goals. By challenging companies to adapt business... More
The project is implemented in collaboration with some large (four – five star) hotels in Managua. Based on a value chain analysis of vegetables and fruits in the tourism sector, an inclusive business for supply from small farmers to large hotels and restaurants is developed. More