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Polio Outbreak in the Middle East: War in Syria Opens the Door to an Old Enemy

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The first phase of the biggest polio vaccination campaign ever in the Middle East has been completed, reaching 25 million children in seven countries. But repeated vaccination rounds are necessary to end the spread of polio.

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No time to lose: New UNICEF data show need for urgent action on female genital mutilation and child marriage

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LONDON/NEW YORK, 22 July 2014 – The UK Government and UNICEF are hosting today a first-ever Girl Summit to rally support for much faster progress to end female genital mutilation (FGM) and child marriage – two practices that affect millions of girls across the globe.

UNICEF data released today show that while prevalence has decreased slightly over the past three decades, rates of progress need to be scaled up dramatically, simply to offset population growth in the countries where the practices are most common.

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A study on early marriage in Jordan 2014

Among Syrian refugees living in Jordan, the rate of child marriages has risen from 18 per of total marriages in 2012 to 25 per cent in 2013 and further increased to 32 per cent in the first quarter of 2014.

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Situation Analysis of Children in Yemen 2014

Girls have fewer chances to go to school and reach their potential and are increasingly vulnerable to early marriage and maternal mortality, according to new research by UNICEF and the Government.

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UNICEF Mozambique 2013 Annual Report

Today we launch the UNICEF Mozambique Annual Report for 2013!

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Global Initiative on Out-of-School Children: West and Central Africa Regional Report

West and Central Africa has the world’s highest out-of-school rate, at 28 per cent, which means that about 19 million primary school-age children in this region are excluded from education.

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Rapport final : Atelier sur l’analyse systémique de la résilience appliquée à l’Est de la République Démocratique du Congo, Goma, 29 et 30 avril 2014

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Les 29 et 30 avril 2014, des experts en risques, en systèmes de moyens d’existence et des décideurs se réunirent pour explorer ce que signifie renforcer la résilience à l’Est de la République Démocratique du Congo. Hébergé par l’UNICEF et soutenu techniquement par l’OCDE, l’atelier organisé selon la méthodologie d’analyse systémique de la résilience est le premier du genre en zone de conflit.

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Resilience Systems Analysis Eastern DRC

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On April 29 and 30, 2014 experts in risks, in livelihood systems and key decision makers met to explore how to strengthen resilience in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Hosted by UNICEF and supported by the OECD, this analysis, structured around the Resilience systems analysis methodology, was the first of its kind in a complex emergency environment.

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République Démocratique du Congo Enquête Démographique et de Santé 2013-2014

1. INTRODUCTION

La deuxième Enquête Démographique et de Santé en République Démocratique du Congo (EDS-RDC II) a été réalisée en 2013-2014 dans le cadre du programme mondial des Enquêtes Démographiques et de Santé (Demographic and Health Surveys - MEASURE DHS).

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Progress on Drinking Water and Sanitation - 2014 update

Sharp geographic, socio-cultural, and economic inequalities in access to improved drinking water and sanitation facilities still persist around the world, despite improvements, says report.

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Trends in Maternal Mortality: 1990 to 2013 Estimates by WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, The World Bank and the United Nations Population Division

New WHO report shows 45 percent reduction in maternal deaths since 1990. An estimated 289,000 women died in 2013 due to complications in pregnancy and childbirth, down from 523 000 in 1990.

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Summary findings of Nutrition Survey Using SMART methods For Typhoon Yolanda affected areas of Regions VI, VII and VIII, The Philippines - February-March 2014

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On 8 November 2013 Typhoon Haiyan, locally known as Yolanda, hit the Philippines. In its wake, 14.1 million people have been affected and 4.1 million displaced. Infrastructure, water and sanitation, food security and medical services have been badly affected, as well as the shelter and security of domestic households.

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Insights: Child Rights in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia - Promoting equitable access to justice for all children

UNICEF: Justice still out of reach for millions of children

GENEVA, 13 March 2014 — Millions of children across the globe have their rights violated, but only a few are able to seek recourse to improve their situation in a timely, fair and effective way, UNICEF said today.

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Under Siege: The devastating impact on children of three years of conflict in Syria [EN/AR]

Syria’s children are living today through the most damaging conflict for children in the region’s recent history. More than 5.5 million Syrian children now see their future besieged by war. It is estimated there are up to one million children who live under siege and in hard-to-reach areas that UNICEF and other humanitarian partners cannot access on a regular basis. This report takes stock of the impact that three years of violence and rights violations have had on children, and it assesses the longer-term crisis facing the region.

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Kenya Education Cluster Annual Report 2013

Education was interrupted and school time lost in areas affected by disasters such as conflict, floods and drought in Kenya. These disasters put many children at risk, exposing them to dangerous and rapidly changing situations. The education cluster was reactivated in 2013, and carried out several activities to strengthen emergency preparedness and response so as to ensure continuity of education in emergencies

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UNICEF Country Office Annual Report 2013 : Myanmar

In 2013, Myanmar continued its reforms on multiple fronts- political, administrative and economic. The international community further lifted sanctions and increased its assistance.

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The State of the World’s Children 2014 in Numbers: Every Child Counts – Revealing disparities, advancing children’s rights

UNICEF is pleased to share with you The State of the World’s Children in Numbers: Every Child Counts – Revealing disparities, advancing children’s rights.

The report marks the thirtieth anniversary of the State of the World’s Children’s standardized, global statistical tables. It presents the latest data on the situations of children along with a brief essay discussing the numbers and their potential to spur positive change for the world’s 2.2 billion children.