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Zimbabwe Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2014

The Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) was carried out in 2014 by the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZIMSTAT) as part of the global MICS programme. Technical support was provided by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

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National Nutrition Survey Afghanistan - 2013

Executive Summary

The Afghanistan National Nutrition Survey (NNS) 2013 provides a recent benchmark of the national and provincial nutritional status of women, children, adolescent and elderly in Afghanistan and comparison with previous findings from 2004. The objectives of survey were to review the current nutritional situation, establish the trends and look for associated factors that influence the nutritional status of the population in Afghanistan.

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Génération 2030/Afrique : La démographie enfantine en Afrique

D’ici à 2050, l’Afrique abritera deux enfants sur cinq. Une augmentation projetée et sans précédent de la population d’enfants en Afrique donne une chance unique aux décideurs de définir une stratégie d’investissement axée sur les enfants qui permettra au continent, et au monde, de tirer parti des avantages de la transition démographique que connaît l’Afrique.

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Generation 2030/Africa: Child demographics in Africa

While child survival rates have improved across Africa, the continent still accounts for about half of child mortality globally. The proportion could rise to around 70 per cent by 2050.

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Situation Analysis of Youth in Lebanon Affected by the Syrian Crisis


The Syrian crisis entered its fourth year in 2014. Nearly 2.2 million refugees had been registered in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey by the end of 2013 - without including non-registered Syrian and non-Syrian refugees. With the continuing violence and insecurity in Syria, the number of refugees in the region is expected to reach over 4 million by the end of 2014.

Assessments have shown that this massive influx of refugees from Syria has affected the neighbouring countries on various levels; economic, social, political and as regards security.

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The Challenges of Climate Change: Children on the front line

As evidence of the increase in greenhouse gasses mounts, children continue to be ignored in high level climate negotiations.

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Analyse globale de la vulnérabilité, de la sécurité́ alimentaire et de la nutrition - Juillet 2014

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Messages clefs :

  • Au Sénégal, environ 16 pour cent de la population est en situation d’insécurité alimentaire. Ces ménages ont une consommation alimentaire déficiente (très déficiente pour ceux en situation sévère) et ils ne peuvent satisfaire leurs besoins alimentaires minimaux sans recourir à des stratégies d’adaptation irréversibles.

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


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


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

Executive summary

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


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.