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WFP assists new wave of Syrian refugees In Jordan, 22 January 2013 [Source: WFP/Dina El Kassaby]

Humanitarian financing to Syria: 29 January 2013

The UN and partners have launched two funding appeals to meet humanitarian needs resulting from the crisis in Syria, the Syria Humanitarian Response Plan (SHARP) and the Syria Regional Response…

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Uploaded: 30/01/2013 Author: Lydia Poole
Source: OCHA

GHA Briefing: UN Consolidated Appeal Process 2013

The UN consolidated appeals process (CAP) 2013, presented to the donor community on 14 December 2012, includes humanitarian action plans and corresponding funding requirements of US$8.5 billion to meet the…

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Global Trends Uploaded: 14/12/2012 Author: Lydia Poole
© Jeff Werner

Mobile and Internet use in crisis-affected communities: Can I phone a friend?

Affordability, availability, literacy, gender, age, status, cultural preference, political environment and the media/IT/telecoms infrastructure are just some of the dynamics at play in the uptake, choice and use of new…

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Data & Guides Uploaded: 27/11/2012 Author: Deepak Sardiwal
CBHA members

The CBHA Early Response Fund (ERF)

The first pooled humanitarian funds were created in 2006 as part of the UN humanitarian reform agenda to facilitate more timely and efficient funding to crises, proportionate with needs and…

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Delivery Domestic Response Financing Mechanisms Global Trends Governments Uploaded: 30/10/2012 Author: Lydia Poole
Syrian refugees arrive near the border between Syria and Turkey, March 2012 © BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images

Funding to the Syrian Crisis

The United Nations (UN) now estimates that 2.5 million Syrians are in need of assistance and the humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate. Existing appeals There are currently two major coordinated…

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Delivery Scale of Needs Uploaded: 07/09/2012 Author: Deepak Sardiwal
Lydia Poole
© Laura Jump. Piles of tef collected during the Meher harvest in SNNP Region of Ethiopia, November 2011. Families were reliant on the PSNP to survive the lean season.

The public safety net response to food crisis

‘Resilience’ and ‘value for money’ have been commonly heard refrains in many humanitarian policy debates during the last 18 months, but not often in the same breath. In this article,…

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Domestic Response Financing Mechanisms Uploaded: 22/08/2012 Author: Chloe Stirk
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