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Community-based protection Image
Community-based protection
The paper presents an overview of the progress made by UNHCR in strengthening the delivery of community-based protection
Year:2013
Local to Global Protection in Myanmar (Burma), Sudan, South Sudan and Zimbabwe, ODI HPN Paper 72 Image
Local to Global Protection in Myanmar (Burma), Sudan, South Sudan and Zimbabwe, ODI HPN Paper 72
Local to Global Protection in Myanmar (Burma), Sudan, South Sudan and Zimbabwe (ODI HPN Paper 2012).
Year:2012
Community-based protection and age, gender and diversity Image
Community-based protection and age, gender and diversity
The purpose of this paper is to present an overview of recent progress made to improve UNHCR’s community-based protection work and implementation of the “Age, gender and diversity policy.” It highlights areas of progress, main challenges, as well as considerations for the way forward.
Year:2015
Surviving the Storm: Self-protection and survival in the Delta Image
Surviving the Storm: Self-protection and survival in the Delta
This study explores the perceptions and realities of people living in parts of the Irrawaddy Delta affected by Cyclone Nargis, which struck Myanmar on the night of 2 May 2008.  
Year:2011
Global Protection Cluster Image
Global Protection Cluster
The Global Protection Cluster (GPC) is chaired by UNHCR, which is the Global Cluster Lead Agency for Protection.
Year:
Fighting bombs with Perfume Image
Fighting bombs with Perfume
A short video about women led protection in Sudan
Year:2014
Funding flows to national and local humanitarian actors Image
Funding flows to national and local humanitarian actors
This briefing note provides an overview of funding channels for local and national NGO and their magnitude on a global scale.
Year:2015
Working with Persons with Disabilities in Forced Displacement Image
Working with Persons with Disabilities in Forced Displacement
This note provides staff with guidance on a range of issues to consider in meeting the specific needs and particular forms of discrimination faced by persons with disabilities in forced displacement.
Year:2011
L2GP webinar on community-led protection III Image
L2GP webinar on community-led protection III
Maximizing potential of locally-led, globally-supported responses – maintaining the momentum
Year:2015
L2GP webinar on community-led protection I Image
L2GP webinar on community-led protection I
What is Community-led Protection and Survival
Year:2015
L2GP webinar on community-led protection II Image
L2GP webinar on community-led protection II
Supporting locally-led protection
Year:2015
Local perspectives on protection Image
Local perspectives on protection
An illustrated leaflet with key recommendations compiling from the different L2GP studies
Year:2015
Conflict and Survival: Self-protection in South-East Burma Image
Conflict and Survival: Self-protection in South-East Burma
This study explores how people living in parts of Karen State, Burma, understand ‘protection’ – what they value, how they go about protecting themselves, their families and their communities and how they view the roles of other stakeholders.
Year:2010
Working with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Persons in Forced Displacement Image
Working with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Persons in Forced Displacement
This note provides staff with guidance on a range of issues to consider in addressing the multiple vulnerabilities that LGBTI persons face in all stages of the displacement cycle.
Year:2011
Protection in Sudan’s Nuba Mountains: Local achievements, international failures Image
Protection in Sudan’s Nuba Mountains: Local achievements, international failures
Presents early findings from a local civil society initiative with self-protection in South Kordofan/Nuba Mt
Year:2012
SOUTH SUDAN: WAITING FOR PEACE TO COME Image
SOUTH SUDAN: WAITING FOR PEACE TO COME
STUDY FROM BOR, TWIC EAST & DUK COUNTIES IN JONGLEI
Year:2011
Women-led protection in South Kordofan, Sudan Image
Women-led protection in South Kordofan, Sudan
Was published in January 2014 and describes in more detail continued community based protection activities of local NGOs and in particular the local Women’s Association.
Year:2013
Working with Older Persons in Forced Displacement Image
Working with Older Persons in Forced Displacement
This note provides guidance on what to consider when enhancing the protection of older persons in forced displacement
Year:2013
Understanding Community-Based Protection Image
Understanding Community-Based Protection
Drawing on documents, interviews with practitioners and field visits, this document sets out key lessons that have emerged in recent years during the delivery of CBP. It aims to help UNHCR staff and partners at all levels to integrate community-based approaches to protection in their humanitarian work
Year:2013
Working with Men and Boy Survivors of Sexual and Gender-based Violence in Forced Displacement Image
Working with Men and Boy Survivors of Sexual and Gender-based Violence in Forced Displacement
The objectives of this note are to emphasise that programmes on sexual and gender‑based violence in forced displacement need to include men and boys, and to provide guidance on how to access survivors, facilitate reporting, provide protection and deliver essential medical, legal and social services
Year:2012
Working with National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities and Indigenous Peoples in Forced Displacement Image
Working with National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities and Indigenous Peoples in Forced Displacement
This note provides UNHCR staff and partners with guidance on a range of issues when working to meet the specific needs of minorities and indigenous peoples in forced displacement.
Year:2011
Learning from the Nuba Image
Learning from the Nuba
Civilian resilience and self-protection during conflict in South Kordofan/Nuba Mountains of Sudan.
Year:2012