Reinforce, do not replace, national and local systems
Joint Commitments (1)
- Commitment Type
- Core Responsibility
Commits, where relevant, to the 17 joint Diaspora commitments, which include providing a voice and delivering actions towards resolving root causes of conflict and current conflict situations, aligning humanitarian response work and activities with humanitarian principles; ensuring social inclusion in all efforts, and working holistically and meaningfully with all humanitarian response stakeholders towards efficient, inclusive and people-centered humanitarian action to support vulnerable people and communities.
- Change People's Lives: From Delivering Aid to Ending Need
Partners: Doz e. V., Hope for Ebola Orphans Foundation - Sierra Leone, From Street to School, Verband Deutsch-Syrischer Hilfsvereine e.V., The Association of Sierra Leone Healthcare Professionals Abroad (TOSHPA), Organization for Rehabilitation of Somalia (OFROSOM), Afghansk Kulturforening, African Community Association of Bolton, AYAD, Barada Syrienhilfe, CEO Associates, Danish Human Appeal, DAN-TA QOYS-KA (The Family), Diaspora African Women's Network, Deutsch Syrisches forum e.V., Engayde, Federation of Ghanaian diaspora in Europe, Gender Education & Enterprise Development for Africa (GEEDA), Girl Child Network Sierra Leone, Hand in Hand for Syria, Heads Up (Africa), Heaven Homes and Children's Centres, HIRDA DK, HIRDA UK, Homes League Abroad, IDAY-UK, Katib Cultural Association, Kindeslaecheln, LGBT Christians in Exiles, Lepont UK, LunchBoxGift, Movimento degli Africani, Nakuru Environmental and Cultural Trust, Sawa foundation UK, SHF -Syrian Humanity Forum e.V., Shabaka Social Enterprise, SLUKDERT, South People's Projects-Soppro, SSPDO, Youth With A Global Vision
1. A. Highlight concrete actions taken between 1 January – 31 December 2018 to implement the commitments which contribute to achieving this transformation. Be as specific as possible and include any relevant data/figures as well as any good practices and examples of innovation.
Adherence to quality and accountability standards (e.g. CHS, SPHERE)
Somali Rehabilitation and Development Association (SORADA) have applied the principles of of Humanity and no-harm principles which contributed to the lifesaving humanitarian intervention which SORADA implemented in Somalia because it responded with appropriate time and relevant needs of the affected population. SORADA have also involved the target beneficiaries and stakeholders to take part in the project planning and implementation. SORADA saved many 810 persons from dying of hunger in 2018 in Afgoi of flood affected population. For more information see attached report on "Emergency Lifesaving and Stabilization Intervention in Jowhar".
B. Please select if your report relates to any initiatives launched at World Humanitarian summit
- DEMAC – Diaspora Emergency Action & Coordination
2. A. Please select no more than 3 key challenges faced in implementing the commitments related to this transformation. Only the categories selected by the organisation will be seen below.
- Adherence to standards and/or humanitarian principles
- Gender and/or vulnerable group inclusion
- Human resources/capacity
B. How are these challenges impacting achievement of this transformation?
These challenges can have negative impact on the achievement of transformation. For instance, lack of scarcity of funding is the major challenge that hinders achievement of transformation. The other challenge is lack of stabilization intervention after emergency lifesaving interventions.
3. What steps or actions are needed to make collective progress to achieve this transformation?
To achieve the planned objectives or transformation, there are some collective actions to be taken. Among them are: allocation of enough funding for the interventions and stabilization intervention after emergency lifesaving interventions. The last one is the intervention should be implemented with the right partners who have good knowledge and have legitimacy among the communities who are in need of assistance in appropriate needs and time.
Emergency Response, Local action, People-centred approach, Quality and accountability standards