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Sanitation library : school WASH

SUSTAINABLE SANITATION ALLIANCE

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This database search presents a wide range of materials related school WASH including reports, papers, case studies, conference materials, training materials and posters

Vulnerability and capacity assessment guide

INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF RED CROSS AND RED CRESCENT SOCIETIES (IFRC)

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This guide helps to reduce the exposure of people to risks caused by disasters.  Assessing vulnerability and capacities provides opportunities for the collection of relevant information about communities and impending risks before the event occurs.  Guidance on how to prepare and initiate a vulnerability and capacity assessment is provided

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DISABILITY RIGHTS FUND (DRF)

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This resource provides useful website links to resources for disabled people's organisations (DPOs).  A link is provided to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and the site features resources according to the following six resource categories: DRF resources, Country specific; CRPD information; disabled persons and human rights organizations; key topics; organizational capacity building

Rehab monitor

HANDICAP INTERNATONAL

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This web-technology platform was developed to promote interdisciplinary practice in rehabilitation as an activity of Handicap International’s regional South Asian Project “Towards disability inclusive development through a strengthened rehab sector.” The website brings together various rehabilitation professionals to undertake continuous professional education (CPE) modules of 6-15 hours each in interdisciplinary practice, offer a South Asia regional resource sharing on rehab service mapping, different policy/practice guidelines in the field of physical rehabilitation, information on professional associations, rehab education, code of conduct, entry requirements and best practices. The Rehab monitor forum and blog section is a platform to initiate discussions on issues of relevance in rehabilitation and stories on community based rehabilitation (CBR) interventions from the field can be referenced in the ‘Stories’ section

FIRAH resource center : applied research and disability

INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION OF APPLIED DISABILITY RESEARCH (FIRAH)

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This resource centre develops and disseminates applied research on disability. The centre’s aim is to facilitate the establishment of collaborative applied research projects between researchers and people in the field; raise awareness and share new concepts and approaches with project starters and the public; and promote the results of applied research and share knowledge to facilitate their use on the field. The website has a documentary database, a section to facilitate the setting-up of research projects, which includes proposals for collaboration and a list of organisations supporting research, and general disability information 

Design for all institute of India

DESIGN FOR ALL INSTITUTE OF INDIA

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Design for All, India seeks to promote the principles of Universal Design in India. It aims to educate individuals and influence public policy so that environments, products, services and interfaces are designed to meet the needs of people belonging to all ages and abilities. The website presents general information and links to the monthly newsletters

Australiaforall.com

KING, R. A. & S.

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This is an international web site designed by and for people with disabilities, which is devoted entirely to accommodation and leisure venues which are accessible to people with disabilities. The web site is BrowseAloud enabled and presents information on accessible tourism and venues from around the world, as well as details of global organisations and information regarding equipment rental and repair. Additionally there is information for tourism providers. Users can also access self-assessment forms and surveys on accessible holidays and accessible transport

Surviving gun violence project e-resources

SURVIVING GUN VIOLENCE PROJECT (SGVP)

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A resource containing online articles, studies, reports and book references across a range of topics relevant to surviving armed violence including  trauma, development, disability, human rights, mental health, gun control, gender, research methods and ethics, rehabilitation, social protection and livelihoods.  The resources are featured according to country/region, topic and year, and the following general topic areas: armed violence, gender, injury & rehabilitation, livelihoods & caregiving, and victims & perpetrators

Medbox : the aid library

MEDBOX

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Medbox is an online library aimed at improving the quality of healthcare in humanitarian action. An independent internet platform supported by international agencies and scientific institutions active in humanitarian assistance and development, this resource collates online professional guidelines, textbooks and practical documents on health action.

 

Resources are divided under the following main headings: Key resources (subheadings include Disaster Preparedness, WASH, Project Cycle Management), Clinical Guidelines, Pharmacy and Technologies, Women and Child Health, Public Health, Countries and Toolboxes

Disability and development database

WORLD BANK

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A collection of links to disability resources and resource lists, spanning a range of content from a basic introduction to the concept of disability, to those resources which serve a more in-depth critique of disability and impairment

Newsletters

INCLUSION INTERNATIONAL

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Newsletter series published by Inclusion International, the international organisation of people with intellectual disabilities and their families.  The newsletters will be useful to persons with disabilities, particularly those fighting for the right to live independently, disabled person’s organisations and NGOs interested in inclusion and Article 19 of the CRPD

​Published quarterly

Capacity building seminars

OECD FORUM ON PARTNERSHIPS AND LOCAL DEVELOPMENT

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The Forum on Partnerships and Local Development (FPLD) is the OECD’s network of practitioners in the field of economic development, employment, skills and social inclusion.   This resource presents capacity building seminars in the field of development to build the capacities of stakeholders at all levels to work in partnerships to better tackle current economic and social challenges

 

Click on the following link to view the Capacity building seminars​

http://www.oecd.org/site/leedforumsite/activities/capacitybuildingseminars/?hf=10&b=0&r=%2Bf%2Fleed_typeofactivity_en%2Fforum+events%2Fcapacity+building+seminars&r=%2Bf%2Fleed_typeofactivity_en%2Fforum%2Bevents%2Fcapacity%2Bbuilding%2Bseminars&sl=leed&s=desc(leed_startdate)

Capacity Development Resource Center (CDRC)

THE WORLD BANK

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The Capacity Development Resource Center (CDRC), part of the World Bank Institute (WBI), aims to be a connector of knowledge, learning, and innovation in capacity development for the benefit of the development community and results-oriented practice.  The CDRC showcases experiences in this area, highlighting country and sector-wide approaches and instruments focused on results. Specifically, the CDRC compiles working papers, recent literature, strategy notes, and diagnostics related to capacity development linking international and local capacity development agencies and other capacity development knowledge sources

capacity4dev.eu

EUROPEAID

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Created and managed by EuropeAid in 2009, capacity4dev.eu is the European Commission’s primary online knowledge sharing platform on development, external cooperation and policy, the aim of which is to improve capacity development through knowledge sharing. The interactive platform supports the European Commission's efforts to make technical cooperation more effective provides an open forum where EC staff at country level and in headquarters, development practitioners, partner countries, other donors, academics and civil society representatives can share ideas and knowledge

UNDP research & publications : capacity development

UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME (UNDP)

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Research publications and documents on capacity development published on UNDP's website which offer information on their approach to four core issues: institutional arrangements; leadership; knowledge; and accountability and five-step-process that can be used to achieve capacity development

 

Note: If not taken directly to page, search for 'capacity development' in the box provided

Assessing and building your organisation’s capacity

NGOCONNECT.ORG

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This chapter contains information and a set of assessment activities that can help an organisation better understand its policies and managerial, financial, and administrative systems. It provides guidance on how to examine an organisation’s assets, such as funding, reputation, and skills, as well as the activities and the services provided. This information will help to create a capacity-building action plan, which will enable organisations to more effectively carry out programmes and serve the communities where their working

 

Chapter 7 of "The Essential NGO Guide to Managing Your USAID Award"

NGO self-assessment through a SWOT exercise

NETWORKLEARNING.ORG

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This short guide aims to guide non-governmental organisations (NGOs) through a four-step analysis of capacity. Known as a SWOT exercise, this tool has been found to be useful in many NGOs and stands for the "Strengths" and "Weaknesses" within your organisation; plus factors outside your organisation that offer "Opportunities" or pose "Threats."  The guide enables NGOs to lead themselves through the SWOT exercise and make, implement, evaluate and monitor the resulting strategic action plan

Capacity.org : a gateway for capacity development

CAPACITY.ORG

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Capacity.org was founded in 1999 as a resource portal for the practice of capacity development and the home of capacity.org journal, which was published between 1999 and 2013.  The website provides access to a broad range of related topic-based online resources that practitioners can draw on for their own work, and continues to track capacity development news and resources through several social media networks. The website is intended for practitioners and policy makers who work in or on capacity development in international cooperation in the south

The website also features links to a printed journal and an email newsletter, which are published quarterly in English, French and Spanish

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