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Sector(s): Logistics
Author: Anastasia Lubkovskaya
Location: Global
Collection Type: Thematic

Collection of documents related to Warehouse Managment. HLA is a channel for the partner organizations. All content is public. 

The guidance is intended for use at the country level to help Cluster/Sector leads, OCHA and humanitarian partners to ensure that relevant information in a humanitarian emergency is provided to the right person at the right time. It is also to ensure that the information is presented in a useful format to facilitate situational understanding and decision-making.

Nous apportons ici une vision commune de ce qui est à la fois méthodologiquement valable et effective­ment réalisable dans le contexte particulièrement difficile dans lequel les évaluations des be­soins ont souvent lieu

Author: Mbia Boris
Location: All Countries
Collection Type: Thematic

The "Hygiene Promotion Guidance" Collection aims to promote good personal and environmental hygiene in order to protect health, which in turn brings about positive change for people living in poverty.

The "Wastewater Treatment Plant Guidelines" Collection describes design considerations related to wastewater treatment plants in order to improve the quality of water environments and prevent water pollution.

Author: Natalia Meléndez Fuentes
Location: India
Collection Type: References

The "Natural Disaster Management in the Sub-Indian Continent" Collection, aimed at improving natural disaster management outcomes. This Collection compiles localised knowledge on the Indian context, i.e., its heat wave hazard distribution, its seismic wave distribution, its landslide hazard distribution, its geography, and its national idiosyncrasies, among others. Following these localisation efforts, the Collection includes several resources in Hindi. This Collection was tailored to respond to humanitarian needs and field operations after the Fani Cyclone hit the Sub-Indian Continent on May 3, 2019. Within this collection you will be able to find resources published by India’s National Disaster Management Authority, Indian National Institute for Disaster Management, All India Disaster Mitigation Institute, Bureau of Indian Standards, Orissa State Disaster Management Authority, UK Shelter Forum, Humanitarian Practice Network (HPN), World Bank, among others. 

Author: Mbia Boris
Collection Type: References

The Collection on "Improved Sanitation Facilities" provides guidelines on how to ensure hygienic separation of human excreta from human contact and the reuse of the solid and water waste. Access to improved sanitation facilities refers to the percentage of the population using improved sanitation facilities. This Collection includes relevant resources from Water and Sanitation Rotarian Action GroupWorld Health Organization (WHO)United Nations Development ProgrammeUnited Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), among others. 

The "Natural Disaster Management in Mozambique" Collection, aimed at improving natural disaster management outcomes. This Collection compiles localised knowledge on the Mozambican context, i.e., its heat wave hazard distribution, its seismic wave distribution, its landslide hazard distribution, its geography, and its national idiosyncrasies, among others.Following these localisation efforts, the Collection includes several resources on Portuguese.Within this collection you will be able to find resources published by theGlobal Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), theWorld Meteorological OrganizationAfrican, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP,United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)World Health Organization (WHO), UK's Department for International Development (DFID)International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)Norwegian Red CrossGlobal Risk Identification ProgramInstituto Nacional de Gestão de Calamidades, República de MoçambiqueRepública de Moçambique, and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), among others.

This Collection is part of the 'Post-Disaster Engineering Channel', aimed at improving post-disaster shelter outcomes. 

This Collection is part of the 'Post-Disaster Engineering Channel', aimed at improving post-disaster shelter outcomes. 

This Collection is part of the 'Post-Disaster Engineering Channel', aimed at improving post-disaster shelter outcomes. 

Author: Boshra Khoshnevis
Location:
Collection Type: Thematic

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), with technical support from the Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC) and in coordination with the Global Camp Coordination and Camp Management Cluster, developed and implemented a two-phase project in various camp and camp-like settings targeted at supporting opportunities for women’s equal and meaningful participation in camp governance structures. The project was delivered through a participatory approach that included developing community-designed and led empowerment strategies. The first phase of the project involved assessing how displaced men, women, and various at-risk groups, including adolescent girls and women and girls with disabilities, participated in camp life and camp decision-making processes, and this also led to exploring strategies that could facilitate opportunities to increasing women and girls’ participation and improving their feelings regarding overall safety in the camp. These strategies were subsequently developed into community-designed interventions, such as skills and leadership training. The second phase of the project consisted of assessing the outcomes of these interventions as they relate to fostering women's and girls’ participation in camp life and camp governance, and whether their participation led to any changes to their perception of safety. As part of a broader global-level project aimed at reducing gender-based violence (GBV) risks in camps and camp-like settings, the project was premised on evidence that scaling up women’s agency in the public and private sphere is critical to social transformation and preventing violence against women and girls in all settings.  For further information on this project and others please visit, https://womenindisplacement.org/, where you can find out more about accessing toolkits and training.

Sector(s): Child Protection
Author: Natalia Meléndez Fuentes
Location: All Countries
Collection Type: Operation

This collectiong compiles best practices on Child-Friendly Spaces (CFSs) and initiatives.

This collectiong provides information on Child-Friendly Spaces (CFS) in refugee settings.

This collectiong compiles information on Guidelines, Handbooks and Toolkits on Child-Friendly Spaces (CFSs) and initiatives.

This collection provides inter-sectorial information between Child-Friendly Spaces (CFSs) and initiatives, and WASH.

Author: Boshra Khoshnevis
Location:
Collection Type: Thematic

Well-designed shelter programmes are based on the most fundamental principles of protection: a roof over one’s head, clothing on one’s body; and at a minimum, freedom from physical harm and violence. The settlement as a whole as well as individual shelters or ‘homes’ are often where people can find well-being and safety, as recognized by adequate housing being a human right. Shelters must be habitable, provide physical safety and adequate space, as well as protection against the cold, damp, heat, rain, wind, and other climatic threats which may impact on health. In essence, the process of sheltering is primarily about safeguarding health, security, privacy and dignity, and shelters are a physical manifestation of protection.While well implemented Shelter operations can reduce risks of GBV, poorly implemented programmes, that do not consider the risks that people are facing, can increase risks of GBV.... 

The "Recent Cash Based Intervention Programmes" Collection aims to provide relevant guidelines for better management of cash projects in emergencies. According to UNHCR, "a ‘cash-based intervention' is any intervention in which cash or vouchers for goods or services are provided to refugees and other persons of concern (PoC) either as individuals or as representatives of a community.". You can read further on this topic here: https://emergency.unhcr.org/entry/257802/cash-based-interventions-cbis 

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