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25 Jul 2016 description

Cinq Volontaires des Nations Unies se lancent dans des projets de volontariat allant de la promotion à l’alphabétisation à des activités génératrices de revenus en partenariat avec des associations et ONG locales en République démocratique du Congo.

25 Jul 2016 description
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Highlights

  • WFP’s main priority is to provide food assistance to refugees, safety net assistance to the most vulnerable and build national capacity to design and manage home-grown hunger solutions.

  • Sufficient resources are needed to provide food assistance to the growing number of refugees in camps and to treat and prevent malnutrition among children, pregnant and breastfeeding mothers.

  • School feeding in camps and in food insecure districts ensures children are getting meals, maintaining attendance and reduces dropouts.

22 Jul 2016 description

Faits saillants

  • Choléra dans les zones de santé de Nyemba et Kalemie : plus de 600 cas enregistrés en moins d’un mois.

  • Environ 6 000 personnes ont fui leurs villages suite à l’insécurité dans le Territoire de Nyunzu.

  • Au moins 1 700 personnes sont sans abris dans les territoires de Kongolo et Manono suite aux incendies.

Aperçu de la situation

21 Jul 2016 description

Highlights

  • The United Nations Development Assistance Plan (UNDAP) II was officially launched on 24 June in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

WFP Tanzania assists half a million people in chronically food insecure regions through its Market Access, Food for Assets, Nutrition, School Meals and Refugee support activities.

21 Jul 2016 description

Highlights

  • 14,960
    identified unaccompanied Minors and Separated Children
  • 86
    households provided with cash grants since 1st January 2015
  • 1,288,598
    NFIs distributed since January 2015
  • 2,931
    shelters distributed since January 2015

Population of Concern

Total of people of concern 562,357

Funding

USD 226,880,884 requested

19 Jul 2016 description

INTRODUCTION

Since 2011, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has been working with partners to increase equitable access to education for learners living in conflict and crisis-affected environments (USAID Education Strategy,

February 2011 Goal 3). The following document provides an analysis of the indicators used in Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Plans (PMEPs) from 25 USAID Education projects1 implemented in 16 countries between 2007 and 2018.

19 Jul 2016 description

· El Nino is having a devastating impact on children in the Southern Africa region forcing them into early marriage, child labour and out of school, reveals a World Vision report released today

· The EU and its Member States urgently need to fund child protection programmes in the region

18 Jul 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

L’hygiène des mains

« Encore une fois ! », tonne à la manière d’un rocker ou d’un pasteur, Blaise Ilunga. L’enseignant congolais s’adresse à sa classe de 1ère année primaire à Kasungami, quartier populaire de Lubumbashi, deuxième ville du pays. « L’hygiène des mains… » Répond à tue-tête et comme un seul homme la trentaine d’enfants en bas âge de cet établissement durement touché par le choléra il y a quatre ans.

15 Jul 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 53,210 Refugees received non-food items across South Sudan

  • 7,000 Refugee children reaches with measles vaccination in Ajung Thok camp

  • 2,150 Refugee families were allocated agricultural land in Greater Equatoria

  • 290 Refugees and partners received protection training from UNHCR

Unity: UNHCR completed the verification of Yida refugees, confirming the presence of 6,288 individuals, down from 70,876 as of 31 May 2016.

15 Jul 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Posté le 15 juillet 2016 par Yves Willemot

L’éducation : une vocation pour Ndumba Puy-Puy

L’école Mobeko est une des meilleures écoles de Bagata, une commune située à 600 km à l’est de Kinshasa, dans la Province de Kwilu. L’école compte 209 élèves. Pour Ndumba Puy-Puy, la directrice de l’école, l’éducation est une vocation.

15 Jul 2016 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Dans un contexte humanitaire complexe, marqué par la présence d’une force de maintien de la Paix, la coordination civilo-militaire revêt un caractère important pour une bonne réponse humanitaire.

  • Des milliers d’enfants, notamment ceux qui sont déplacés sont doublement affectés : non seulement ils fuient leurs maisons mais aussi leur scolarité est perturbée.

15 Jul 2016 description
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Agencies launch revised appeal for South Sudan refugees amid concerns the numbers could pass the 1 million mark this year

Nairobi, 15 July 2016 (UNHCR) - The population of South Sudanese refugees in the region could pass the 1 million mark this year if cross-border displacement trends continue, according to Ann Encontre, Regional Refugee Coordinator for the South Sudan situation.

13 Jul 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Valérie, 16 ans, est sourde-muette et vit dans la cité de Malemba, dans le Haut Lomami, au sud de la République Démocratique du Congo. Elle tient son handicap de la naissance et n’a donc jamais parlé autrement que par des sons gutturaux. Valérie n’a pas eu la chance d’aller à l’école comme les autres enfants de son âge car il n’y avait aucune école accueillant des enfants sourds muets.

La difficile scolarisation des enfants en situation de handicap

12 Jul 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • 51 Water User Committees were formed in Maaji, Ayilo II, Olua I & II and Oliji settlements to improve operation & maintenance of water points serving a total of 27,387 people, mostly refugees from South Sudan in June, 2016.

  • Over 5,200 children were immunized against Polio and Measles in Rhino Camp Refugee settlement, Arua District in June 2016.

11 Jul 2016 description

Background and aims

In 2015, the Global Cluster for Early Recovery (GCER) sought to measure how well early recovery was integrated into each cluster, and in parallel, to advance understanding of the relative importance of early recovery principles and practices in humanitarian crises overall. In designing a methodology to undertake this analysis, two assumptions were made.

11 Jul 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • As of 3 July, more than 5,500 have fled to Chad and Cameroon to escape the Central African Republic (CAR) violence – refugees arriving in the two neighbouring countries, which already host tens of thousands of refugees from CAR, said they had seen killings, kidnappings, looting and the torching of their homes;

  • In Chad, the majority of household heads are women and more than 20 per cent of those arriving have been identified by protection staff as vulnerable with specific needs;

08 Jul 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Population displacements in the Central African Republic are characterised by pendulum movements with a combination of IDP/refugee returns and sporadic displacement inside and outside of the country;  In Chad, UNHCR signed partnership agreements with five local government departments as a way to scale up efforts to improve refugees’ living conditions and self-reliance in the areas of agriculture, livestock, environment and fishery;

06 Jul 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Hello, I am Jean-Paul, Child Reporter of Bandundu. Here is my little enquiry illustrated with photos and my big appeal for dignified learning conditions for children in my province, Kwilu.