UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

  title={UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs},
  author={Nick Tomb and Ernest Wee Song Koh},
WFP ZIM-03/F01 Targeted Relief to Vulnerable Populations in Southern Africa (incorporated in the Regional Project) * UNDP ZIM-03/ER/I01 Food Importation Facility 40 Million UNICEF ZIM-03/H01 To monitor the nutritional situation to identify areas of special need. To prevent severe acute malnutrition & improve nutritional status of malnourished children 2,300,000 German Agro Action ZIM-03/F02 Assure an improved food & livelihood security in the project areas 800,000 Medair ZIM-03/H02 Support… 

Advancing reproductive health on the humanitarian agenda: the 2012-2014 global review

  • S. Chynoweth
  • Political Science, Medicine
    Conflict and Health
  • 2015
The findings confirmed advancements at the policy and implementation levels since the mid-90s, but significant gaps continued across all technical areas, specifically maternal and newborn health, family planning, gender-based violence, and HIV and other sexually transmitted infections.

The Impact of the HIV/AIDS and Economic Crises on Orphans and other Vulnerable Children in Zimbabwe

How HIV/AIDS and the current economic crisis in Zimbabwe have affected the well-being and development of children in that country, especially in relation to education is examined.

Development Assistance for Peacebuilding

core component of peacebuilding, providing support for the restoration of government functions, delivery of basic services, the rule of law, and economic revitalization. What has worked, why it has

Providing TB and HIV outreach services to internally displaced populations in Northeast Nigeria: Results of a controlled intervention study

A burden of TB in IDP populations of Northeast Nigeria many times higher than national rates and HIV rates higher than state level estimates is observed and the impact of the intervention showed that ACF can greatly increase TB case notifications.

The UN Security Council and gender in health emergencies: what comes next?

ABSTRACT Operative paragraph 7 of UN Security Council (UNSC) Resolution 2532 (2020) acknowledges ‘the critical role that women are playing in the COVID-19 response efforts’, the ‘disproportionate

Maternal and child health service delivery in conflict-affected settings: a case study example from Upper Nile and Unity states, South Sudan

Health care for women and children should be prioritized during acute and protracted periods of conflict by strengthening surveillance systems, coordinating short and long term activities among humanitarian and development organizations, and building the capacity of national and local government officials to ensure sustainability.

Cash-based assistance and the nutrition status of pregnant and lactating women in the Somalia food crisis: A comparison of two transfer modalities

Within the context of the 2017/18 Somalia food crisis, the modality of assistance provided to pregnant and lactating women (mixed transfers or food-vouchers) made no difference in preventing acute malnutrition and protecting nutritional status.

Enhancing Collaboration during Humanitarian Response: An Interim Report from Stakeholders Survey

Addressing the underlying structural and professional factors that currently discourage coordination may be a more effective method for enhancing coordination during humanitarian responses.

Global survey on education in emergencies.

In 2000 at the World Education Forum in Dakar Senegal 180 countries committed to “ensuring that by 2015 all children particularly girls children in difficult circumstances [including those affected



A community-based investigation of avoidable factors for maternal mortality in Zimbabwe.

A community-based investigation of maternal deaths was undertaken in a rural province (Masvingo) and an urban area of Zimbabwe in order to assess their preventability, finding that the severity of patients' conditions was frequently unrecognized, leading to delays in treatment and referral, and inadequate treatment.

The effect of stay in a maternity waiting home on perinatal mortality in rural Zimbabwe.

The use of maternity waiting homes has the potential to reduce perinatal mortality in rural areas with low geographic access to hospitals and merits further evaluation.

In March 2003, the Government of Zimbabwe declared Matabeleland South as a state

  • 2003