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Report
17 Mar 2021
This report aims to provide major insights and recommendations for the implementation of a multi-hazard humanitarian approach drawing from the different experiences of staff members of the Red Cross Red Crescent (RCRC) Movement working in Africa. Thi...
Tags: Report, Climate Change Adaptation, Community Risk Assessment, Disability Inclusive Disaster Preparedness, Early Warning Systems, Food Security, Hazard, Resilience
Report
02 Apr 2019
The World Metereological Organization (WMO) marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate, which was first issued in 1194. The 2019 edition treating data for 2018 marks sustained international efforts dedi...
Tags: Report, Climate Change Adaptation, Food Security, Heat Wave
Assessment or evaluation, Report, Research
17 Dec 2018
This report from ALNAP outlines humanitarian needs over the period of 2015-2017. It includes an overview of available resources to address those needs, details the current size and structure of the humanitarian system, and provides an assessment of...
Tags: Assessment or evaluation, Report, Research, Food Security, Infrastructure and Services
Report
29 Nov 2018
The 2018 report of The Lancet Countdown: ‘Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change’ shows concerning trends in health risks from heat and heatwaves, infectious diseases, and declining food security. Access to the reviews in Engli...
Tags: Report, Climate Change Adaptation, Communicable Disease, Food Security
Report
08 Aug 2017
In developing countries the agriculture sector absorbs 23 percent of the total damage and losses. Between 2005 and 2014, approximately USD 93 billion was lost in crop and livestock production due to natural hazards and disasters in developing coun...
Tags: Report, Drought, Early Warning Systems, Earthquake, Flood, Food Security, Heat Wave, Livelihoods, Resilience
Case Study
24 May 2017
Ante los problemas de seguridad alimentaria en una zona rural, donde hay altos índices de malnutrición, desnutrición y pérdida de cosechas por incapacidad para almacenarlos, conservarlos, consumirlos y transportarlos, la Unidad Municipal Santa...
Tags: Case Study, Food Security, Livelihoods
Report
16 Jan 2017
There is a sense that the world food system has reached an impasse. Hunger afflicts at least an eighth of the world population (FAO, 2012), mostly in the global South, but also in the North where austerity policies – which respond to crisis by prio...
Tags: Report, Food Security, Urban Risk Reduction
Guidance material
22 Apr 2016
This guidance presents Red Cross Red Crescent staff and volunteers with a set of Minimum Standards Commitments to gender and diversity in emergency programming. They are designed to assist in analysts of and response to distinct needs of females and ...
Tags: Guidance material, Food Security, Livelihoods, Urban Risk Reduction, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH), Women and Gender
Case Study
12 Feb 2016
This brief focuses on a few components of Mercy Corps’ broader PRIME (Pastoralist Areas Resilience Improvement through Market Expansion) portfolio in Ethiopia, highlights lessons learned, and offers insights for other development programs that ...
Tags: Case Study, Climate Change Adaptation, Food Security, Livelihoods
Case Study
02 Jul 2015
Myanmar is the largest country in mainland South-East Asia and is vulnerable to a wide range of hazards including floods, cyclones, earthquakes, landslides and tsunamis. Over the last decade the country has dealt with the devastating effects of Cyclo...
Tags: Case Study, Communicable Disease, Food Security