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Publications

Throughout the year, VOICE produces and disseminates key documents reflecting on humanitarian aid issues at EU level and from a NGO perspective. They are addressed to decision makers within the European institutions, NGO networks and other stakeholders of the humanitarian community, as well as to the VOICE members. Most of these documents are  produced by the VOICE Secretariat with the support of VOICE members.

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  • Views on the EU - Interview with Andreas Papaconstantinou (DG ECHO)

    VOICE out loud

    Tags: Funding, Access, Nexus, ECHO, Hunger

    In this interview, Andreas Papaconstantinou, the Director-General of Neighbourhood and Middle East at DG ECHO, gave an overview of the current position of the EU and DG ECHO regarding the current humanitarian situation.
  • Beyond Hunger: the gendered impact of the global hunger crisis - Plan International

    Members' publications

    Tags: Gender, Hunger

    The report from Plan International presents new evidence on the gendered impacts of the current global hunger crisis from eight of the countries most affected.
  • Breaking the Silence: the 10 most under-reported humanitarian crises of 2022 - CARE International

    Members' publications

    Tags: NGOs, Humanitarian

    The report from CARE shines the light on the ten humanitarian crises that received the least media attention in 2022. All of which, for the first time, are in Africa.
  • Floods in Pakistan: CESVI’s intervention in the disaster symbol of the climate crisis

    VOICE out loud

    Tags: Climate, Humanitarian

    In this article, CESVI explains the intervention they are carrying out in Pakistan towards assisting affected populations and also implementing a capacity-building and anticipatory approach.
  • Localised anticipatory humanitarian action to minimise effects of climate change and reduce the risk of food insecurity - Welthungerhilfe

    VOICE out loud

    Tags: Climate, Hunger

    In this article, Welthungerhilfe explains how Forecast-based Action (FbA) is key to preventing the negative impacts of extreme weather events, and the consequent human suffering.
  • Disturbingly many children will suffer from severe hunger in the Central Sahel by mid-2023 fueling the already critical education crisis - Save the Children

    Members' publications

    Tags: Hunger, Education

    The press release by Save the Children analyses how the current food security crisis in the Central Sahel is impacting children's education and how the situation is projected to evolve during 2023.
  • Conflict and hunger in eastern DR Congo: building resilience within compounding crises – Mercy Corps

    VOICE out loud

    Tags: Resilience, Conflict, Hunger

    The article by Mercy Corps analyses the humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), one of the most complex and long-standing ones in the world, from the point of view of hunger and conflict.
  • Hunger is a feminist issue - Alianza por la Solidaridad & ActionAid Spain

    VOICE out loud

    Tags: Gender, Hunger

    In this article, Alianza por la Solidaridad & ActionAid Spain explore the role of women and girls in the fight against hunger.
  • Hungry for a better future: Political willingness can change climate-induced hunger and malnutrition - Action Against Hunger Germany

    VOICE out loud

    Tags: Hunger

    Action Against Hunger Germany explains that EU member states and other industrialised countries must drastically reduce their emissions to keep climate change from escalating and should transform their COP27 commitments into actions.
  • It’s time to break the global hunger paradigm - Concern Worldwide

    VOICE out loud

    Tags: Hunger

    The article by Concern Worldwide explains how conflict is the main driver of food insecurity and the vital importance of political will in addressing both.
  • Local Actions, Global Lessons – Uganda, Burundi, Niger: The urgent need for durable solutions - Caritas International Belgium

    Members' publications

    Tags: Resilience, NGOs, Humanitarian, Localisation

    This publication explores the policy lessons of the Caritas network’s engagements in fragile contexts. This collection of articles focuses on the reception of refugees in Uganda, the situation of returnees in Burundi and the links between climate and food insecurity in Niger.
  • Leading the Way: The Nexus through a Feminist Lens - ActionAid UK

    Members' publications

    Tags: Gender, Nexus, Humanitarian

    The report from ActionAid UK gathers the experiences of women's rights and women-led organisations to explore how they implement the Nexus approach at the local level as first responders to emergencies.
  • Concern statement in response to Somalia crisis report by the IPC - Concern Worldwide

    Members' publications

    Tags: Funding, Humanitarian, Somalia, Hunger

    In this press release, Concern Worldwide evidences the worsening food crisis in Somalia and urgently calls for more efforts and funds to alleviate the suffering caused by the current humanitarian crisis.
  • VOICE out loud 34 - Fighting against hunger: a humanitarian lens

    VOICE out loud

    Tags: NGOs, Humanitarian, Hunger

    The new edition of the VOICE out loud delves into the global hunger crisis which has reached a record high in recent years due to the combined factors of increasing conflicts, climate change and the economic repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine. Also, VOICE members call for prompt and bold actions to fight hunger and reflect on how humanitarian efforts contribute to addressing the food crisis, at the time that they highlight some of the aspects that would help break the hunger pattern and its worsening condition.
  • Somalia, Ethiopia and Afghanistan top IRC’s Emergency Watchlist 2023 - IRC Press release

    Members' publications

    Tags: NGOs, Humanitarian

    The annual Emergency Watchlist from the International Rescue Committee (IRC) reveals the record-breaking levels of humanitarian need in 2022 and lists the countries most at risk of deteriorating humanitarian crises in 2023.
  • Major international response needed to save lives in Horn of Africa - Concern Worldwide

    Members' publications

    Tags: NGOs, Humanitarian, Climate

    This press release synthesises the current humanitarian situation in the Horn of Africa, which is worsening due to the drought that has been affecting the region for several seasons.
  • Humanitarian organizations condemn continued attacks on civilian infrastructure leaving people in Ukraine without water, electricity and heating in freezing temperatures - Joint statement

    Members' publications

    Tags: NGOs, Humanitarian, Conflict

    This joint statement signed by several NGOs strongly condemns the latest round of airstrikes across Ukraine by the Russian Armed Forces and includes a list of calls in order to adhere to the respect of International Humanitarian Law.
  • Funding Imbalances: How uneven prioritisation and insufficient funding affect humanitarian aid

    VOICE event reports

    Tags: Funding, Humanitarian

    This paper summarises the main ideas discussed during the event 'Funding Imbalances: How uneven prioritisation and insufficient funding affect humanitarian aid', hosted by VOICE on 21 June 2022.
  • Strengthening resilience in Central Sahel: Progress and challenges - Save the Children

    Members' publications

    Tags: Resilience, NGOs, Humanitarian

    This report looks at the exceptional security, food and nutrition crisis impacting the Central Sahel countries (Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger). It also puts a focus on how other issues have exacerbated the crisis (mass displacement, high levels of conflict, flooding and drought, the impacts of the Ukraine war and political unrest).
  • Weworld Index 2022

    Members' publications

    Tags: NGOs, Gender, Humanitarian

    The report highlights how cascading and interlinked global crises have slowed progress towards achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, with the risk of leaving the most fragile behind.
  • Don't starve our future: What Action Against Hunger is calling for at COP27

    Members' publications

    Tags: NGOs, Climate, Humanitarian

    In this document Action Against Hunger asks the political and economic leaders at COP27 to acknowledge the interconnectedness of a healthy planet to the human right to food, and to take responsibility for the food and nutrition security of current and future generations.
  • Welthungerhilfe COP27: Focus on Africa. What the 2022 International Climate Conference (COP27) must achieve

    Members' publications

    Tags: Climate, Humanitarian

    FOCUS ON AFRICA: Welthungerhilfe's expectations of the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference
  • Action Against Hunger - The Hunger Funding Gap: How the World is Failing to Stop the Crisis

    Members' publications

    Tags: Funding, Humanitarian

    According to this Action Against Hunger report, "only 7% of appeals for urgent hunger-related funding through the UN humanitarian system are filled, leaving a hunger funding gap of 93%".
  • Save the Children - Generation Hope: 2.4 billion reasons to end the global climate and inequality crisis

    Members' publications

    Tags: Climate, Humanitarian

    "One in three children globally face double threat of high climate risk and crushing poverty" STC reports.
  • Oxfam: 189 million people per year affected by extreme weather in developing countries as rich countries stall on paying climate impact costs

    Members' publications

    Tags: Climate, Humanitarian

    "An average of 189 million people per year have been affected by extreme weather-related events in developing countries since 1991 – the year that a mechanism was first proposed to address the costs of climate impacts on low-income countries - according to a new report published today."