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Founded in 1868, the Turkish Red Crescent (TRC) has over a century and a half of experience of operating in the fields of disaster management, social services, health and educational support as well as delivering humanitarian assistance to those in need across the world. Ever since its establishment, the Turkish Red Crescent has lent a helping hand to 137 countries, including the humanitarian relief operations in 78 countries in the last decade. As a part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement as well as being a member to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the TRC adheres to the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement’s universal principles of; humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.
Sector(s): Environment
Author: Giovanni Fiore
Location: All Countries
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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 info@humanitarianlibrary.org, or create your own Collection on the Library!
Author: Giovanni Fiore
Location: All Countries
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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 info@humanitarianlibrary.org, or create your own Collection on the Library!
Sector(s): Early Recovery
Author: Giovanni Fiore
Location: All Countries
Channel Type: Training
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 info@humanitarianlibrary.org, or create your own Collection on the Library!
Author: Giovanni Fiore
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 info@humanitarianlibrary.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 info@humanitarianlibrary.org, 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.
Sector(s): Health
Author: Hayfa Hamed
Location: All Countries
Channel Type: Organisation
Keywords: accès humanitaire
It is a humanitarian channel highlighting the role and intervention of Qatar Charity in helping people in several countries around the world
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.
Sector(s): Age
Author: Alkholoud Zetouneh
Location: All Countries
Channel Type: Thematic
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.
Sector(s): Environment
Author: Natalia Meléndez Fuentes
Channel Type: Thematic
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.
Author: Natalia Meléndez Fuentes
Channel Type: Thematic
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.
Author: Natalia Meléndez Fuentes
Channel Type: Thematic
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.
Author: Haneen AbuMahfouz
Location: All Countries
Channel Type: Thematic
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
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.
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.
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.

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