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Improving MHM action in emergencies: developing and piloting practical tools


IFRC’s ongoing project aims to improve the dignity and health of women and girls in humanitarian contexts through advocacy, dissemination of best practices and lessons learnt, and development of specific…

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Baseline Data Collection

Baseline data collection As part of the pilot phase of the intimate partner violence prevention intervention, we collected baseline data in Bokolmayo camp in Dollo Ado, Ethiopia. Prior to the…

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Rebuilding from the Rubble: Clearing Explosive Hazards in Post-conflict Environments

The intensity of the fighting in the Middle East since 2014 has left cities, from Mosul to Aleppo to Da’raa, in ruins. Homes, schools, hospitals and vital infrastructure are littered…

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Recognising World Refugee Day


World Refugee Day I recently travelled to the Bokolmayo refugee camp in Dollo Ado, Ethiopia, to start the next phase of fieldwork, and I observed preparations to recognise World Refugee…

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Not so simple samples

The goal of this project is to reduce the need for frequent and costly emptying of pit latrines. The benefit worm-based sanitation brings is that it lowers the volume of…

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FAST – Conference attendance


8th Emergency Environmental Health Forum, Johannes Bousek The 8th Emergency Environmental Health Forum (EEHF) is the scientific counterpart and follow on of the Global Wash Cluster Meeting. The conference was…

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#DIGITALPH: A Legacy of the Philippine Catholic Church

Imagine yourself having to swim against all kinds of floods since you were 3 years old – muddy and murky, raging and angry. Now picture yourself lining up for food…

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Prevention is better than a cure

The old adage is still as popular as ever, because it generally holds true. Our first project, funded by the HIF in 2016, looked at how refugees with communication disabilities,…

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Ndrelmba, perotiyapa and dora: Translating menstruation


In August 2018 WoMena Uganda, with our implementing partner Welthungerhilfe (WHH), visited Bidibidi Refugee Settlement in West Nile, Uganda, as part of our HIF-funded feasibility assessment of reusable menstrual products…

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Spreading the Love for Open Aerial Imagery

In 2016, a group of local innovators in Zanzibar decided to map their entire island with drones. With support from the World Bank and other partners, the Zanzibar Mapping Initiative…

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