Integral Alliance News
Published: Nov 19, 2014
In 2012, as part of their work together in disaster preparedness, Integral Members in Kenya came together to work on a peace campaign in the run up to national elections. The Integral Programme Group developed a Shared Country Approach Strategy in late 2013 with plans to pilot this approach in 5 countries. As part of this strategy the Kenya group have adopted a broader remit looking for opportunities to collaborate at country level in both their relief and development work in 2014. Here we find out more from Mbaraka Fazal, Tearfund UK’s Disaster Management Adviser in Kenya and the group Chair, about their future plans to collaborate for greater impact…
Published: Nov 3, 2014
Integral’s Members have been responding individually to Ebola both operationally and through partners since the beginning of the outbreak. However, following a joint conference call on 23rd October, the Ebola outbreak is now an official Integral Disaster Response, with 13 of Integral’s 20 Members opting in. The response includes all work in West Africa relating to Ebola, focusing mainly on Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone ...
Published: Sep 15, 2014
Integral raised a Disaster Alert for the growing humanitarian crisis in Iraq on 12th August 2014. To date Integral has hosted seven teleconferences in order to facilitate Members sharing their operational and communication activities in the region.
Published: Jul 8, 2014
South Sudan marks its third anniversary since it gained independence from Sudan three years ago this month. Since independence the country has suffered internal conflict and currently 1.5 million people have been displaced and around 4 million face alarming food insecurity as a result of the fighting that started in December 2013. After watching the situation closely an Integral Disaster Response alert for South Sudan was raised in January 2014 and eleven Members opted into the response, with six Members already operational within the country.