Category Archives: Principles and Planning

Afghanistan 2016 Humanitarian Response Plan

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In Afghanistan, the cumulative figures of people displaced by conflict is now approximately 1.1 million. 2016 is likely to see a continued and likely increase in conflict, resulting in more people in need of humanitarian and protection assistance.

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Gender Equality and Empowerment for All Women and Girls

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Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world. Providing women and girls with equal access to education, health care, decent work, and representation in political and economic decision-making processes will fuel sustainable economies and benefit societies and humanity at large.

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Improving Disability Data and Statistics

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The lack of data and information on disability and the situation of persons with disabilities at the national level contributes to the invisibility of persons with disabilities in official statistics, presenting an obstacle to achieving development planning and implementation that is inclusive of persons with disabilities.

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Monitoring and Evaluating Information and Communication for Development – Guidelines

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In March 2005 DFID published guidelines for monitoring and evaluating information for communication and development.

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Do No Harm – From Principle to Practice

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The principle of ‘Do No Harm’ resulted from a collaborative learning project in 1993 undertaken by a group of UN organizations, bilateral organizations, and international and local NGOs, who began looking at how assistance interacts with conflict. 

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Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination

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In major emergencies or conflict situations, a variety of individuals, groups and organizations provide assistance to people affected by the crisis, including military and security forces.

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Peace and Conflict Assessment

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The Peace and Conflict Assessment (PCA) methodology provides a framework that coherently links the methods that have so far been available for the conflict-sensitive planning and steering of development projects.

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ALNAP

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ALNAP is a system-wide network organisation dedicated to improving the accountability and performance of humanitarian action by strengthening the humanitarian evidence base through sharing lessons, identifying key issues and, where appropriate, providing leadership to find collective approaches and solutions.

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