19 July 2017

Depuis plusieurs mois, la province du Grand Kasaï dans le sud de la République Démocratique du Congo est le théâtre d’une crise humanitaire sans précédent. Les acteurs humanitaires font face à de grandes difficultés pour accéder aux zones enclavées et acheminer l’aide aux populations fuyant les violences. Le Cluster Logistique et Handicap International – Atlas Logistique travaillent main dans la main pour répondre aux besoins logistiques des acteurs humanitaires, condition sine qua non de la réponse à cette crise de grande ampleur.


Présentes à Kananga depuis plus d’un mois, les équipes du Cluster Logistique à travers le PAM et d’Handicap International – Atlas Logistique ont coordonné le déploiement rapide de service d’... READ MORE

05 July 2017


Managing a Logistics Base Interview

The Inter-Agency Logistics Base in Maiduguri has been managed by Première Urgence International (PUI) on behalf of the Logistics Sector since December 2016. Juliette Guegan worked as the first warehouse manager and ended her assignment in May. She tells us about her experience working with the Logistics Sector Nigeria for those six months.

How long have you been with the PUI for?
Nigeria was my second assignment with PUI. Before that, I have been working as Grants Manager in Kurdish Region of Iraq (KRI). Previously, I had worked as a Programme Manager for cash and voucher distributions with another French organisation, Triangle Génération... READ MORE

03 July 2017

© Handicap International

Pour accéder aux populations victimes des conflits dans l’Est de la RDC, les organisations humanitaires font face à de nombreuses contraintes d’accès physique tels que les éboulements, les passages sous routes, les ponts endommagés ou encore les bourbiers. Pour faire face à ces « points chauds » qui compliquent l’acheminement de l’aide humanitaire, un projet d’Equipes Mobiles d’Intervention Rapides (EMIR) a été mis en place par Handicap International, actives en RDC depuis 1995.

En effet, afin de renforcer les capacités de réponse d’urgence et ainsi venir en aide aux populations victimes des conflits dans les provinces du Nord Kivu, Handicap International a déployé des équipes d’interventions rapides sur les... READ MORE

22 June 2017

To prepare and tailor its response during the rainy season, the Logistics Sector team has organised a number of missions to field locations in Borno State over the past two months. These field missions are an important opportunity to assess the potential sites for the establishment of common storage services, and to meet with local stakeholders to discuss access and other issues.

The Logistics Sector common storage will be located on the Humanitarian Hub compound in Ngala. ©WFP/Katja Hildebrand

Most recently, on 15 June the Logistics Sector team visited the Humanitarian Hub in Ngala where, over the next weeks, four Mobile Storage Units (MSUs) will be set up, and a... READ MORE

16 June 2017

In early May 2017, the first of the bi-annual Logistics Cluster Global Meetings took place in Bonn, Germany. This meeting was key for the future strategic direction of the Global Logistics Cluster (GLC) as the voting for and establishment of the Strategic Advisory Group (SAG) took place. Creation of the SAG will provide strategic support and guidance to the GLC and facilitate accountability to partners through reporting and annual reviews of GLC performance. The SAG will focus on enhancing partnerships and support implementation of the strategy whilst advocating for resources to support the activities of the Logistics Cluster.

During the event, sessions also focussed on the Logistics Cluster Preparedness activities, finance and on... READ MORE

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