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Global Humanitarian Overview 2019

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), (2018)


Humanitarian needs are increasing despite global economic and development gains. In the past decade, the world has made profound development progress. Between 2008 and 2015, the number of people living in extreme poverty fell from 1.2 billion to 736 million. The world is also richer than ever before: global GDP rose from $63.4 trillion in 2008 to $80.7 trillion in 2017. But in recent years, more than 120 million people each year have needed urgent humanitarian assistance and protection. There are more crises, affecting more people, and lasting longer today than a decade ago. Most humanitarian crises are not the product of any single factor or event, but of the interaction between natural hazards, armed conflict and human vulnerability.
https://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/re...


Humanitarian Insight

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), (2018)


A web-based portal that connects the data and information generated through coordination processes to the managers and leaders who rely on it for decision-making. Using Humanitarian InSight, anyone can, for the first-time, access publicly available information on needs, response, funding and gaps through one innovative and intuitive online portal. Humanitarian InSight will help strengthen our commitment to greater transparency and accountability, and increasingly allow us to showcase collective achievements in coordinated humanitarian response.
https://hum-insight.info/


Updated WHO/WEDC Technical Notes on WASH in Emergencies

World Health Organization; Water Engineering Development Centre, Eds.: World Health Organization, (2013)


Download these technical notes directly from the website: These four-page illustrated notes, originally prepared in 2011 and updated in 2013, provide practical, evidence-based recommendations in responding to immediate and medium-term water, sanitation and hygiene needs of populations affected by emergencies. The notes are relevant to a wide range or emergency situations, including both natural and conflict-induced disasters. They are suitable for field technicians, engineers and hygiene promotors, as well as staff from agency headquarters.
http://www.who.int/water_sanitation_health/publica...


L'alimentation en eau et les installations sanitaires pour les personnes handicapees et autres groupes vulnerables

Jones, H., B. Reed, Eds.: WEDC, (2005)


La conception des services permettant d'ameliorer l'accessibilite. les fichiers pdf sont disponibles par chapitre ou pour la version complète.
https://surveys.hotjar.com/s?siteId=661313&surveyI...


Water and sanitation for disabled people and other vulnerable groups: Designing services to improve accessibility

Jones, H., B. Reed, Eds.: WEDC, (2005)


Pdf files are available by chapter or for the complete version; in English and French https://wedc-knowledge.lboro.ac.uk/details.html?id=16357 Based on three years of international research and collaboration with water and sanitation and disability sector organisations, this book fills a significant gap in knowledge, and should be of interest to the following audiences: Water and sanitation sector planners, to enable them to consider the needs of disabled people in low-income communities in the development of strategies and general programme design; Water and sanitation service providers, to enable them to implement ordinary programmes and services in ways that include disabled people; Organisations providing disability services, to enable them to address the issue of access to water and sanitation in their work; and Disabled people's organisations, providing information and ideas to use in advocacy for access and rights, and to engage in the consultation process.
https://wedc-knowledge.lboro.ac.uk/details.html?id...


Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Humanitarian Emergencies: What Should Humanitarian Health Actors Know?

IASC Reference Group for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support, Eds.: Inter-Agency Standing Committee, (2010)


This document is for humanitarian health actors working at national and sub-national level in countries facing humanitarian emergencies. It applies to Health Cluster partners, including governmental and non-governmental health service providers. Based on the IASC Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings (IASC, 2007), it gives an overview of essential knowledge that humanitarian health actors should have about mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) in humanitarian emergencies. This document by the IASC Reference Group for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support was developed in consultation with the IASC Global Health Cluster.
http://www.who.int/mental_health/emergencies/what_...


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