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Oct 28, 2021 08:00-09:00 (America/New_York) Learn More

Tools and Lessons Learned in Addressing SRHR in Emergency Preparedness at the Community Level

IAWG Emergency Preparedness and Resilience Sub-Working Group, ACCESS Consortium, Women’s Refugee Commission, Family Planning Association of Nepal, and Rahnuma-Family Planning Association of Pakistan. Online Webinar

This webinar will familiarize participants with added resources to ensure inclusive SRH emergency preparedness at the community level, including the new edition of the MISP Distance Learning Module, a series of Community Capacity and Needs Assessment (CCNA) tools, and the Facilitator’s Kit for Community preparedness for SRH and gender workshop with integrated action planning. It will also include the lessons and best practices in addressing community preparedness in Pakistan and in preparing to address SRHR in community level emergency preparedness in Nepal.

Updated 10/5/2021 Learn More

In September, USAID’s MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership Project, in collaboration with WHO and UNFPA, hosted a technical consultation focused on maternal mental health. It brought together experts across the humanitarian-development nexus and reviewed the findings from a comprehensive landscape analysis brief the agencies undertook over the past few months. In this blog, the IAWG Newborn Initiative summarizes this consultation and calls upon the humanitarian community to examine the way forward for supporting the mental health of mothers in humanitarian and fragile settings to ensure they are not left behind.

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35 million of the 134 million people in need of humanitarian assistance are women and girls of reproductive age.