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This channel contains two collections including guidelines, reports, and case studies relevant to tsunami disasters. This channel wants to promote the World Tsunami Awareness Day 2020 (Thursday, 5th of November 2020). Please send suggestions for additional content for this Channel to email@example.com, or create your own Collection on the Library!
Sector(s): Mental Health / Psycho Social Support
This channel contains a number of collections linking relevant case studies, reports, policies, research, and good practices relative to the context of Mental health and psychological support. Please send suggestions for additional content for this Channel to firstname.lastname@example.org, or create your own Collection on the Library!
Sector(s): Early Recovery
This channel contains a number of collections linking relevant case studies, reports, policies, research, and good practices relative to the context of a self-recovery (previously termed self help) in response to disasters. Please send suggestions for additional content for this Channel to email@example.com, or create your own Collection on the Library!
Sector(s): Shelter and Settlement
Location: All Contries
Channel Type: Operation
This channel contains a number of collections regrouping relevant case studies, reports, strategies and good practices relative to the context of a post-storm disaster response. Please send suggestions for additional content for this Channel to firstname.lastname@example.org, or create your own Collection on the Library!
This channel contains collections of guidelines, technical documents, good practice and presentations on adapting and strengthening child protection activities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Resources are in English, French and Spanish. Please send suggestions for additional content for this Channel to email@example.com, or create your own Collection on the Library! Below this channel, you will find an other channel that may interest you on child protection or pandemic response.
The "Responding to Racism, Discrimination and Xenophobia" channel collects guidelines, trainings, evaluations and best practices for the prevention of and response to racism, discrimination and xenophobia in humanitarian work. The channel is structured in the following way: 1) Migrants and Refugees: Responding to Racism, Discrimination and Xenophobia, 2) Humanitarian Principles: Responding to Racism, Discrimination and Xenophobia, and 3) Responding to Caste-Based Discrimination.
It is a humanitarian channel highlighting the role and intervention of Qatar Charity in helping people in several countries around the world
Sector(s): Education, Environment, Food Security, Gender, Health, Mental Health / Psycho Social Support, Nutrition, Protection, Child Protection, Gender Based Violence, Shelter and Settlement, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
The Humanitarian Library has a new channel containing free e-learning courses and trainings in humanitarian contexts. It consists of 11 user-friendly collections, covering various humanitarian domains, including: Protection and IHL, CCCM, WASH, Food Security and Nutrition, Safety & Security and Staff Care, Humanitarian Essentials, Management & Leadership, Monitoring & Evaluation and various online training courses for humanitarian practitioners. They are published by e-learning platfroms offered by ICRC, IFRC, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNITAR and UNDSS.
The Humanitarian Library has proudly published a Channel entitled Elderly in Humanitarian Emergencies. This includes guidelines which shed light on the invisibility of seniors in humanitarian settings. This channel complies five distinctive collections; (1) Protection and the Elderly, (2) WASH and the Elderly, (3) Health, Food and Nutrition for the Elderly and Disabilities, (4) Mental and Sociopsychological Needs for the Elderly and (5) Displacement, Shelter and the Elderly.
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is committed to spread knowledge and good practices to contribute in capacity building through sharing lessons learned, case studies and guides developed from experiences in the humanitarian field. This channel is focused on Shelter and Settlements and Disaster Risk Reduction in Emergency Response and Recovery Phases.
The "Green Initiatives in the Humanitarian Space" Channel gives guidelines and tools that will think of and manage green initiatives while in humanitarian action. This Channel is organised as follows: 1) Bamboo and Environmental Protection; 2) Bamboo in the African Region; 3) Camp Management Toolkit: Environmental Protection; 4) Climate Change Resistant Infrastructure; 5) Environmental Protection and Climate Change in Humanitarian Action 6) Environmental Sustainability: CCCM Collection 7) Environmental Sustainability: WASH Collection 8) Greening your Refugee Camp.
Sector(s): Camp Coordination / Management
The "Camp Coordination and Camp Management" Channel gives guidelines and tools to be able to provide CCCM services and programs to satisfy the needs of affected populations. This Channel is organised as follows: 1) Camp Planning and Management; 2) Camp Management Toolkit: Environmental Protection; 3) Women in displacement; 4) Transitional Tent Project; 5) Greening your Refugee Camp; 6) Guidelines On the Treatment Of Wastewater; 7) Renewable Energy in Camps and Post Conflict Zones; and 8) Zaatari Refugee Camp.
The "Good Practice on Shelter" Channel gives guidelines and tools to be able to provide qualitative Shelter and Settlement options that satisfy the needs of those affected by humanitarian crieses the world over. This Channel is organised as follows: 1) Key Shelter Guidelines; 2) Good Shelter and Settlement Programming; 3) Transitional Shelter; 4) Shelter in Urban Settings; 5) Shelter in Urban Emergencies; 6) Shelter and Health; 7) Shelter and Protection Guidance; 8) Housing, Land and Property in Urban Shelters; 9) CARE International Emergency Shelter; 10) UK Shelter Forum; 11) CRS Shelter and Settlement and; 12) Shelter in Pakistan.
This channel is part of shelter response channel. it describes case studies and guidelines about the different methodologies shelter response can be provided. the structure of the methodology is build on the shelterprojects.org taxonomies and the case studies are from ShelterProjects.org 2017 -2018 publication (http://www.shelterprojects.org/shelterprojects2017-2018/ShelterProjects_2017-2018_lowres_web.pdf). standards and technical document from different shelter actors around different shelter response modalities. This channel divided into six collections as following: 1-Distribution 2. Cash-Based 3 Advocacy / Legal assistance 4. Site / Settlement Planning 5. Infrastructure 6.Training / Capacity-building 7. Tech. assistance / Quality assurance 8. Structural assessment 9. Guidelines / mass communications 10. Site management. 11. Debris / rubble removal
Sector(s): Camp Coordination / Management, Early Recovery, Accountability to Affected People, Mental Health / Psycho Social Support, Nutrition, Protection, Housing, Land and Property, Shelter and Settlement, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
The "Inter-sectoral Humanitarian Knowledge on Iraq" Channel compiles inter-sectoral humanitarian knowledge on Iraq on the following topics, organized in Collections: 1) Housing; 2) Unfinished and abandoned buildings; 3) Shelter and households NFIs; 4) WASH NFIs; 5) CCCM NFIs; and 6) Shelter/WASH/CCCM Prioritisation Tools.
Sector(s): Camp Coordination / Management, Early Recovery, Accountability to Affected People, Protection, Shelter and Settlement
The "NRC Resources and Know-How" Channel compiles inter-sectoral humanitarian knowledge based on the Norwegian Refugee Council operational experience on the following topics, organized in Collections: 1) Introductory knowledge; 2) Planning and proposals; 3) Framework for intervention; 4) Implementation through the 18 assistance methods; 5) Cross-cutting issues; 6) Settlement and Shelter Support; 7) Shelter support; and 8) NRC Syrian refugee assistance.
Channel Type: References
According to WHO, "lack of water, sanitation and hygiene promotion increases the risk of diarrhoea, which kills approximately 2.2 million people every year, as well as trachoma (an eye infection that can lead to blindness), and other illnesses." The "Best Practice on WASH" Channel gives guidelines and tools to be able to provide WASH services and programs to satisfy the needs of exposed and vulnerable populations. This channel is organised as follows: 1) WASH and Health Guidelines; 2) Hygiene Promotion Guidance; 3) Improved Sanitation Facilities; 4) WASH: Sanitation Resources; 5) Needs Assessment and Baseline Surveys for WASH in Emergencies; 6) Guidelines On the Treatment Of Wastewater; 7) Child-Friendly Spaces and WASH; and 8) Climate Change Resistant Infrastructure.
An open source one-week training on shelter and settlements, developed by Shelter Centre and funded by USAID/OFDA. By the end of these sessions participants should: 1. have a good understanding of principles and standards and their application in the humanitarian context. 2. identify and understand the components of an agency program plan (settlement strategy). 3. understand the concept of GO-RED+ and its application to shelter and settlement. Key Learning Points 1. Having a comprehensive and detailed strategy for program demonstrates their usefulness to stakeholders and ensures their efficiency 2. USAID endorses the Sphere standards, so all strategies should incorporate them 3. Post-disaster funding comes from a number of different sources and each have their own cycles and response patterns Session Agenda: 1. Principles and standards 2. Strategies 3. From assessment to settlement analysis 4. Phases and funding
Sector(s): Education, Early Recovery, Accountability to Affected People, Age, Emergency Telecommunications, Gender, Health, Logistics, Protection, Child Protection, Gender Based Violence, Shelter and Settlement, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Channel Type: References
The "Inter-sectoral Humanitarian Knowledge on Pakistan" Channel compiles inter-sectoral humanitarian knowledge on Pakistan on the following topics, organized in Collections: 1) shelter; 2) urban displacement; 3) displacement-related policies; 4) humanitarian access; 5) human rights and international humanitarian law; 6) Sphere standards-compliance; 7) IASC Clusters and coordination; 8) disaster risk reduction (DRR); 9) early recovery; 10) civil military; 11) conflict; 12) natural disaster; 13) age and disability; 14) health; 15) needs assessment; 16) gender; 17) gender-based violence; 18) child protection; 19) beneficiary selection and vulnerabilities; 20) community resilience; 21) public information and advocacy; 22) information management; 23) Consolidated Appeal Process (CAP); 24) the ONE UN Programme in the country; 25) One Room Shelter Program - IOM; 26) DFID Pakistan Workshop on Humanitarian Response and Recovery; 27) Heritage Foundation new DRR Training Park, Kot Diji Upper Sindh, Pakistan; and 28) integrated programmes.
The HLA Hum-Log Library is a collection of valuable knowledge on humanitarian logistics practice, curated from many reputable sources, as well as HLA original content. The Hum-Log Library is designed for members of the Humanitarian Logistics Association and wider audience to access open-source knowledge that will aid operational logicians to find the most effective methods to deliver humanitarian aid. The HLA reminds its members that the sources quoted should be consulted on their copyrights if they intend to use the material for any wider published use. Themes: • Africa • Air and sea charter • Asia • Assessment and planning (pre and post disaster) • Asset management • Career development • Cold chain • Collaboration • Health logistics • Last mile distribution • Middle East • People • Preparedness (e.g. strategy and planning) • Procurement • Recovery (i.e. reverse logistics) • Rehabilitation (i.e. helping in future response resilience) • Safety and security • Strategic lift • Training • Transport & fleet management • Travel and admin management • Warehousing & inventory management