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Session recordings from the Health and Humanitarian Logistics Conference, that took place over three days in September, can now be found on the conference page
HUMLOG Board Award 2022
The HUMLOG Institute rewards each year one Master’s student who has been writing the best theses in Humanitarian Logistics. Nominated Master's thesis need to fulfill the criteria of being a "research-based thesis with a good grade from a recognised university" and submitted Master's thesis have to be completed the year prior to the nomination. Nominations have to be sent to email@example.com, deadline for submissions for the award is the 28th February 2022.
Humanitarian Logistics Masters and Doctoral Studies Applications Open
Hanken School of Economic in Finland currently has applications open for both Master’s studies and Doctoral studies within Humanitarian Logistics. If you are interested in business, economics and society, Hanken offers you a renowned education of excellent quality. By choosing Hanken, a university accredited by leading international quality assessment systems, you choose a university that is on par with the top universities in Europe.
International aid vital after typhoon International action is critical for hundreds of thousands of people whose homes and livelihoods have been decimated by Super Typhoon Rai, which slammed into the eastern Philippines on Thursday, 16th December devastating islands and coastal communities in the eastern Philippines. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has launched an Emergency Appeal for 20 million Swiss francs to fund urgent relief and longer term recovery efforts for an estimated 400,000 people.
Ethiopia: Tigray crisis.
The ongoing conflict in Ethiopia has affected the lives of millions of people. The year-long fighting, combined with climate shocks, devastating desert locusts, the continued socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19 and below-average rainfall have led to a deterioration in food insecurity and other humanitarian needs. More than nine million people are in need of urgent assistance in Tigray and the neighbouring Afar and Amhara regions.
Global Humanitarian Overview 2022:
This Global Humanitarian Overview is the world’s most comprehensive, authoritative and evidence-based assessment, projecting humanitarian needs for the coming year. A significant projection from the current overview is that in 2022, 274 million people will need humanitarian assistance and protection. This number is a significant increase from 235 million people a year ago, which was already the highest figure in decades. The United Nations and partner organizations aim to assist 183 million people most in need across 63 countries, which will require $41 billion.