The Peer-2-Peer Support project was established in late 2013 as the Senior Transformative Agenda Implementation Team (STAIT). The project changed its name to the Peer-2-Peer Project in mid-2017 to reflect the changing humanitarian environment, as the World Humanitarian Summit and Grand Bargain surpassed the Transformative Agenda to become the driving forces of global humanitarian dialogue, and to reflect the peer support which the project offers to Humanitarian Coordinators (HCs) and Humanitarian Country Teams (HCTs) in field operations.
On 14 March 2019, Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall near Beira City, leaving devastating loss of life and large-scale destruction of assets and infrastructure in its wake. In the following days, entire villages were submerged underwater as floodwaters rose. Thousands of people were stranded on roofs and trees. Entire swathes of crops were damaged – with nearly 500,000 hectares flooded – and severe loss of livestock is expected, exacerbating food insecurity across the central region of the country.
The agenda of the second IASC Operational Policy and Advocacy Group (OPAG) meeting, on 7-8 November 2019, covering:Results Groups - Update on Concrete DeliverablesHumanitarian-Development-Peace NexusUpdate from Peer-2-PeerIASC Associated Entities