05 March 2014

Thematic Focus: Humanitarian Assistance

Events & opportunities:

FY 2014 Funding Opportunity Announcement for Proposals to Lead a Strategic Visioning Process around Strengthening Global Prevention and Response to Gender-Based Violence in Humanitarian Emergencies [info]
- Proposal submission deadline is 21 March 2014.

World Humanitarian Summit, Istanbul, 2016 [info]
- Several opportunities are currently available for greater involvement with this first-ever summit; follow the link for info on how to serve as 1) an expert on a thematic team (deadline: 14 March 2014); 2) a moderator for an online forum on the WHS web site (deadline: 30 March 2014); and 3) a standby expert on specific sub-issues (rolling deadline).

Crisis of Humanitarianism/Humanitarianism in Crisis, Chicago, 25-26 April 2014 [info]
- Register by 16 April 2014.


Experiences of National Governments in Expanding Their Role in Humanitarian Preparedness and Response (Feinstein International Center, Jan. 2014) [text]
- Looks particularly at the governments of El Salvador, Indonesia, Mozambique and the Philippines.

Guidelines on Rehabilitation of Small Shelter Units (Inter-Agency Shelter Sector Coordination Working Group, Feb. 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]

Minimum Requirements for Market Analysis in Emergencies (Cash Learning Partnership, Feb. 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]

Saving Lives Today and Tomorrow: Managing the Risk of Humanitarian Crises (DARA & OCHA, 2014) [text via PreventionWeb]

Sphere for Assessments (Sphere Project & ACAPS, Feb. 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]

Web site:

Humanitarian Data Exchange (OCHA) [access]
- This project "aims to make humanitarian data easy to find and use for analysis."

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Humanitarian Assistance (28 Jan. 2014)

Tagged Events & Opportunities, Publications and Web Sites/Tools. 

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