The massive earthquake that struck Nepal on the 25th of April in 2015 caused over 3,000 deaths and affected the lives of millions. To support the humanitarian response, IMPACT Initiatives deployed an emergency REACH team to the country only two days after the earthquake. The deployment focused on assessing the priority needs of affected populations, including their shelter, food, health, water and sanitation needs.
Throughout the deployment, REACH teams conducted various assessments in the most affected areas, including some that were extremely difficulties to access. A total of 15 district profiles were established recording critical data on displacement, housing damage, temporary shelter infrastructures and humanitarian needs.
In August 2015, REACH was re-deployed to Nepal to support in the monitoring efforts of the Shelter Cluster’s response and conduct an assessment for the Food Security Cluster.
Clashes between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) broke out on 15 April 2023. Fighting has been concentrated in densely populated urban centres, starting in Khartoum but quickly spreading across the country. These clashes have triggered waves of forced displacement, both internally as well as to neighbouring countries, including Central […]
As of the 14 of March 2023, this thread has been archived. To see future updates on Syria, see our latest news section and for more information products, check out our REACH Syria page Two powerful earthquakes struck south-eastern Türkiye within a span of 12 hours on the 6th of February. The first, with a […]
Today marks International Women’s Day, an annual global event intended to celebrate women’s achievements while also calling for greater gender equality and equity. To commemorate the milestone this year, we explored the application of gender-inclusive approaches in humanitarian research, specifically needs assessments that are conducted with representatives from crisis-affected communities in the world’s largest humanitarian […]
As an homage to the victims of the Kouré attack of August 2020, a shared project to build a school has been set up with families of the victims. It is implemented by ACTED, IMPACT and Léo Pour Le Monde. Since October 3rd, the school welcomes 180 pupils in middle school, and from Year 2 […]
The COP27 climate summit kicked off this week in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. As parties to the climate change treaty gather to review annual progress on reducing carbon emissions, one key issue at the forefront for many activists is the impact the climate crisis is having on poorer countries. These nations bear the brunt of erratic […]
IMPACT Initiatives, notably via its REACH, AGORA, and PANDA initiatives, is increasingly committing research efforts to inform the aid community on how to tackle climate risk. The objective? To identify evidence-based solutions that can be applied in fragile contexts to strengthen the resilience of communities. How? By conducting scientifically robust risk assessments, working with local actors to develop a better understanding of risk, and building local analytical and communication capacities.
As of the 6 of October 2022, this thread has been archived. To see future updates on Ukraine, see our latest news section and for more information products, check out our REACH Ukraine page FIRST 100 DAYS OF THE UKRAINE WAR As conflict in Ukraine continues, the gravity of the humanitarian situation is clear. People […]
NPL_Report_Shelter Cluster Nepal Monsoon Preparedness Assessment, July 2016
NPL_Report_Joint Assessment of Food Security, Livelihoods and Early Recovery_Nov 2015
Nepal Food Security Assessment - Oct. 2015 - Food Security by District
Nepal Food Security Assessment - Oct. 2015 - Income by District
Nepal Food Security Assessment - Oct. 2015 - Agriculture and livestock losses by District
Nepal Food Security Assessment - Oct. 2015 - Access to facilities and services by District
NPL_Report_Earthquake Recovery Monitoring Assessment_November2015
NPL_Terms of Reference_Shelter Cluster Monitoring Assessment_November 2015
NPL_Questionnaire_Joint Assessment Household Survey and Key Informant Tool_2015
Nepal_Shelter and assessment baseline_tool_July 2015
NPL_Report_Shelter and Settlements Vulnerability Assessment, June 2015