The Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM) is a tool to monitor humanitarian action, conduct multisector assessments and intervene in NFI and WASH when there is no capacity on site. Since the beginning of 2015, REACH has been supporting the coordination of the Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM) in the Central African Republic (CAR), under the lead of UNICEF.
Le cluster « Abris d’urgence et non-vivres » a pour objectif global d'améliorer l’impact des interventions en faveur des populations vulnérables, en facilitant la mobilisation et la coordination des acteurs humanitaires en matière de fourniture d’abris et de biens domestiques de première nécessité en RCA.
On the night of 13th March 2015, Cyclone Pam hit the island of Vanuatu, affecting an estimated 188,000 people across all six provinces and causing widespread damage to personal shelters, infrastructure and livelihoods. At the end of March, REACH was deployed to Vanuatu in partnership with the Global Shelter Cluster to implement a detailed Shelter and Settlements Vulnerability Assessment which would identify vulnerabilities and inform the development of a medium to long term strategy for the Cluster.
UNOSAT is a technology-intensive programme delivering imagery analysis and satellite solutions to relief and development organisations within and outside the UN system to help make a difference in critical areas such as humanitarian relief, human security, strategic territorial and development planning. UNOSAT develops applied research solutions keeping in sight the needs of the beneficiaries at the end of the process.
IMPACT’s teams implement assessment, monitoring, evaluation, and organizational capacity-building programmes in direct partnership with aid actors or through its inter-agency initiatives, REACH and Agora. IMPACT’s global team, based in Geneva, is complemented by an established presence in over 15 countries in Africa, Eastern Europe, Middle East and North Africa, South-East and Central Asia.