HIV and GBV

Background:  
In April 2003, during the Great Lakes Regional Contingency planning exercise, it was recognized that there was a need to more systematically address HIV/AIDS in emergency and conflict situations, and particularly in CAP preparations.  It was thus agreed to es

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Humanitarian Human Resources (HR)

HR in emergencies sub-group was established in 2007 through a partnership between IAWG and People in Aid now CHS Alliance. The forum was formed to address the needs of the humanitarian community during the process of staff recruitment and retention in emergencies and to address staff issues that

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Humanitarian learning & Partnership (HLP)

Purpose
To be the vehicle through which humanitarian and developmental organizations in the region gain access to global and regional initiatives, in improving the quality of humanitarian organizational learning. This is mainly done through partnerships.
Some of the pro

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Information Communications Technology – ICT

The ICT forum seeks to increase the effectiveness of its participants at the regional and local level, in supporting the operational and technical aspects of information and communications technology for humanitarian relief and emergency response. The sub-group works in partnership with other glo

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Policy & Advocacy

Purpose  

To identify and take forward humanitarian advocacy issues in the region and influence policy development by governments and other players. The objective of the subgroup is to:

  1. Share information and identify joint opportunities/ events to further reg

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Quality & Accountability (Q&A)

Purpose
The group was formed with the main objective of ensuring that the member organizations have the capacity to ensure their projects are of the highest quality and accountability to beneficiaries, staff and donors is enhanced. The group works closely with HAP, CHS Allia

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Regional Humanitarian Partnerships Team (RHPT)

The Regional IASC Humanitarian Partnership Team (RHPT) is senior level fora whose main objective is to identify, help address, and advocate on key operational and strategic issues that are critical to the effective delivery of humanitarian assistance in the region. 

It does not duplicate

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Regional Logistics

The Logistics Subgroup was established with the understanding that in every crisis, there arises a need for the procurement and deployment of logistical resources to support the response.

Nairobi represents a key hub for the region for such procurement and deployment, and many regional off

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Regional Security Advisors Forum (RSAF)

This sub-group was established due to recognition of a significantly changing security environment in this region. Through information sharing and capacity Building the sub-group aims at enabling members handle a wide range of security issues that have a direct impact on their organization’s ab

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