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Child care: an essential service for disaster recovery

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Extensive research has documented that the provision of child care services is essential to the economic health and vitality of a community. In disaster situations, when the economic life of local communities virtually grinds to a halt, workers with young children cannot resume their jobs unless...

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Code of Conduct for NGOs engaged in Humanitarian Action, Reconstruction, and Development in Afghanistan

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Code of Conduct for NGOs engaged in Humanitarian Action, Reconstruction, and Development in Afghanistan is aimed at promoting improved understanding of NGOs in Afghanistan, their purposes, and their accomplishments among the general public, government, donors and the media. The principles of...

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Disaster Grantmaking: A Practical Guide for Foundations and Corporate Donors

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Disaster Grantmaking: A Practical Guide for Foundations and Corporate Donors, a report based upon lessons learned from a year-long study by a joint working group of the European Foundation Centre and the Council on Foundations, suggests that grant-makers can be more effective and strategic in...

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Joint evaluation of the international response to the Indian Ocean tsunami: Synthesis Report

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Joint evaluation of the international response to the Indian Ocean tsunami: Synthesis Report examines the successes and failures as well as the constraints within which the response occurred between the first eight and 11 months of the response. It does this by distilling the findings and learning...

World Vision Australia

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World Vision is a Christian relief and development organisation working for the well being of all people, especially children. Through emergency relief, education, health care, economic development and raising public awareness it seeks to address the causes of poverty and help communities become...

Solidarites

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SOLIDARITES is a humanitarian organisation which provides aid and assistance to victims of war or armed conflict. For over 20 years the association has concentrated its action on meeting three vital needs - water, food and shelter - by carrying out emergency programmes followed by reconstruction...

Direct Relief International

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Links medical resources in the U.S. with charitable health facilities worldwide. Works to improve quality of life for people in need, focusing on health - by providing essential material resources to locally run health programmes in developing countries and during times of disaster

TEAR Australia Inc.

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TEAR Australia Inc. supports the development and relief work of 94 partner organisations in 25 countries. TEAR Australia oversees the secondment of fieldworkers to partner organisations in the Third World, and runs Development Exposure Programmes, introducing participants to community development...

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Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI)

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Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI), operated under a grant from USAID and IBM, is a resource for the public, as well as US government agencies, foreign embassies and international corporations. The website provides guidelines for giving effective material donations to relief...

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Joining Forces for Change: Demonstrating Innovation and Impact through UN-Business Partnerships

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Joining Forces for Change: Demonstrating Innovation and Impact through UN-Business Partnerships, a publication by the UN Global Compact Office, presents a case for partnering with the UN in addition to listing case studies of successful UN-business partnerships. The partnerships presented in the...