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27 Aug 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Key Messages

  • Focus greater attention to the core role of Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) interventions for children affected by armed conflict, especially addressing inter-generational aspects of the issue.

  • Develop further innovative approaches to scale up quality MHPSS interventions for children and adolescents.

  • Achieve an appropriate balance between community-based and specialized interventions to meet the diverse needs of large numbers of affected children.

24 Aug 2015 description

4-year analysis of six grave violations against children in armed conflict (Sept 2010-Dec 2014)

Monitoring and verification in most conflict-affected areas remains a challenge due to security constraints. The data presented is based on the Report of the Secretary General report on Children and Armed Conflict from September 2010 to December 2014. The data is assessed to underrepresent the severity of the conflict on children and the number of incidents by the parties to the conflict.

19 Aug 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Yemen Conflict: Over a thousand child casualties so far – UNICEF

SANAA, 19 August 2015 – An average of eight children are being killed or maimed every day in Yemen as a direct result of the conflict gripping the country, according to a report released by UNICEF.

Yemen: Childhood Under Threat.pdf) says that nearly 400 children have been killed and over 600 others injured since the violence escalated some four months ago.

09 Aug 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Executive Summary

Background: The overall purpose of this formative research is to obtain information for planning interventions to improve feeding and care practices of infants and small children less than two years of age. Improving feeding and care practices can contribute to the reduction of early childhood malnutrition.

05 Aug 2015 description

This document collate and primarily analyze available information on key child protection issues from a compilation of reports. It includes pre-emergency and in-emergency information about the following child protection vulnerabilities: Abduction, Child Labour and Trafficking, Children Associated with Armed Forces and Armed Groups, Physical Violence, Harmful Practices, Dangers and Injuries, Psychosocial Distress and Mental Disorders, Sexual Violence, Unaccompanied and Separated Children.

31 Jul 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund


The small victories which motivate us

Message from Koenraad Vanormelingen, Representative UNICEF Mozambique

29 Jul 2015 description


Scoping study to examine knowledge of CPMS 14 among child protection and juvenile justice practitioners

Children are always among the most vulnerable in an emergency. Emergencies both exacerbate pre-existing protection concerns and create new ones. In times of crisis, girls and boys face increased risk of all forms of violence and exploitation.

One potentially life-saving area of child protection that remains poorly understood and underfunded in humanitarian contexts is justice for children.

25 Jul 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Three months on from first Nepal quake, children still at risk

UNICEF provides $15 million in cash transfers to most vulnerable families

KATHMANDU, Nepal, 25 July 2015 – Three months after Nepal’s April 25 earthquake and its aftershocks, children continue to face multiple risks as their families have been pushed deeper into poverty and they remain in need of aid.

24 Jul 2015 description
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Joint recommendations

Nepal Earthquake three months on: New report raises concerns over children’s psychological health

· An estimated 12,000 Nepalese children are trafficked every year, but since the two catastrophic earthquakes the threat is even higher.

· Read and/or download the World Vision/Plan International/Save the Children/UNICEF report here

16 Jul 2015 description


From day one of its existence as an independent nation, South Sudan grappled with the enduring legacy of years of conflict. Risen from a decades-long struggle for its freedom, the world’s youngest country nevertheless saw a tremendous wave of hope among its people, unleashed by South Sudan’s independence in July 2011.

13 Jul 2015 description


Au départ de Bamako :

  • Batcho Kakou Arsene, Coordinateur Cluster (UNICEF)

  • Yaya BOUBACAR, représentant DNH,

  • Madame CAMARA Kadiatou SIDIBE, représentant CPS/SEEUDE

  • Mohamed AG INORENE représentant AEN,

Au départ de Gao :

  • Moustapha Diarra, WASH officer (UNICEF)


13 Jul 2015 description

Case Study, UNICEF, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, 2015

Population-Based Survey on Peace and Education: Uganda Case Study, conducted by Harvard Humanitarian Initiative in partnership with UNICEF, assesses factors affecting resilience, social cohesion and security as elements of peacebuilding in Uganda, and the interaction of education with those factors.

07 Jul 2015 description

The Resilience Analysis Unit, led by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and supported by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Children’s Fund, and the World Food Programme, carried out the present context analysis with the aim of better understanding resilience to food insecurity and malnutrition in Karamoja, Uganda.

02 Jul 2015 description


The Cluster Approach

The cluster approach was established in 2005 following an independent Humanitarian Response Review, to address gaps and to increase the effectiveness of humanitarian response by building partnerships. Thus, the cluster approach has been implemented for 10 years now.

02 Jul 2015 description
Arabic version


AMMAN, 2 July 2015 - The conflict and humanitarian crisis in Syria are pushing an ever increasing number of children into exploitation in the labour market, and much more needs to be done to reverse the trend, according to a new report released by Save the Children and UNICEF.

23 Jun 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund


A child’s chance to survive and thrive is much greater in 2015 than it was when the global community committed to the MDGs in 2000.

Data show significant progress in areas such as child survival, nutrition, motherto-child transmission of HIV and primary school enrolment, among others. These are impressive achievements, but they are only part of the story.

05 Jun 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund


On 27 May, the Nepal Ministry of Finance issued a decision: “Approval of top up cash transfer for early recovery for vulnerable population affected by the Earthquake”. This marks the beginning of a crucial intervention.