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Humanitarian

A person who helps others or believes people ought to be helped, regardless of their race, class, religion, sex, or other aspects of their identity. Humanitarians send money, food or other necessities to those in need. The term is often associated with charitable organizations. Critics claim that humanitarians have limited impact, while supporters argue that everyone should give what they can to make a larger, aggregate impact.
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It is essentially a 'Grand Bargain on efficiency' between donors and humanitarian organizations to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of humanitarian action.
It explained that the operational capacity of humanitarian partners in the three most affected states by the Boko Haram insurgency - Adamawa, Borno and Yobe - continued to expand.
The role of data, technology and evidence Quantitative and qualitative data are crucial in humanitarian response, whether in the form of the 3Ws (who does what, where?
Dr Adel Al Shamri, CEO of ZGI, said the ZGI was committed to holding such gatherings in many countries to instill the values of humanitarian and voluntary work among the youth, and promote public-private partnership to adopt and support humanitarian programmes inspired by the youth.
At the launch of the Humanitarian Accelerators at Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Mohammed said, "We are striving to accelerate the process of giving, consolidate efficiency and leapfrog conventional technology approaches in humanitarian work.
The experience of previous humanitarian pauses showed that assurances of UN representatives about 'preliminary' agreements with militants in Aleppo are just words," he added.
Attacks against aid workers are unacceptable, and they represent serious violations of international humanitarian law.
Beyond Syria, whether in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, or elsewhere, humanitarian crises are transcending borders.
Regarding terrorists' act of cutting off water supplies for Damascus, Aleppo, and Daraa, O'Brien said that it's unacceptable to use the availability of water as a weapon in war, and said in another context that UN agencies treat all areas in an impartial manner, stressing the humanitarian workers must focus on the humanitarian situation rather than military and political issues.
Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, told a press briefing, "The Secretary-General is very, very much disappointed that the humanitarian pause did not take hold over the weekend, in Yemen.
The office of the United Nations resident and humanitarian coordinator in Sudan said in a statement extended to Sudan Tribune on Tuesday that the Swedish contribution comes at a critical time, when funding for humanitarian action in Sudan is scarce and humanitarian needs are growing.
Abu Dhabi: The UAE Committee for the Coordination of Humanitarian Foreign Aid, headed by Shaikha Lubna Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development, has launched the Humanitarian Emergency Response Manual prepared by the ministry in partnership with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

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