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08 Sep 2016 description

Diffa

  • Du 22 au 26 Aout 2016, le programme Education IRC a organisé des rencontres avec les membres des Comités de Gestion Décentralisée des Etablissements Scolaires (CGDES) des écoles d’intervention du projet à Diffa et à Mainé Soroa. L’évaluation des besoins dans 25 écoles cibles a été finalisée et fait ressortir les matériels disponibles et le gap à couvrir. Au total 16 comités de 493 personnes représentant 207 femmes et 286 hommes ont participé à ces rencontres.

02 Sep 2016 description
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NUEVA YORK, 1 de septiembre de 2016 – Según ha revelado hoy UNICEF, en los 10 países con mayores índices de desescolarización en educación primaria, al menos dos de cada cinco niños (un total de 18 millones) no van a la escuela.

02 Sep 2016 description
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NEW YORK, 1er septembre 2016 – Dans les 10 pays affichant les pourcentages d’enfants n’ayant pas accès à l’éducation primaire les plus élevés, près de 2 enfants sur 5, soit 18 millions, ne sont pas scolarisés, a déclaré aujourd’hui l’UNICEF.

C’est le Libéria qui enregistre le plus fort taux d’enfants non scolarisés avec près des deux tiers des enfants en âge de suivre une éducation primaire qui n’ont pas accès à l’école. Le Soudan du Sud occupe le deuxième rang : 59 % des enfants ne peuvent pas bénéficier d’une éducation primaire et 1 école sur 3 est fermée en raison du conflit.

01 Sep 2016 description
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NEW YORK, 1 September 2016 – In the top 10 countries with the highest rates of children missing out on primary education, nearly 2 in every 5 children – 18 million - are out of school, UNICEF said today.

Liberia is home to the highest proportion of out-of-school children with nearly two-thirds of primary-aged children not accessing school. The second highest is South Sudan, where 59 per cent of children are missing out on their right to a primary education and 1 in 3 schools is closed due to conflict.

26 Aug 2016 description
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Highlights

  • The Diffa region continues to be affected by the Nigeria crises, with 6 attacks in July. Attacks included the looting of a WFP warehouse, an ambush to army patrol killing 5 soldiers and a major attack at the end of July to two villages on Lake Chad islands, with over 90 civilians estimated to have been executed and over 10 reported kidnapped.

26 Aug 2016 description

Diffa

• Le 04 Aout 2016, le programme Education de IRC a organisé une rencontre avec les conseillers pédagogiques et les directeurs de 18 écoles ciblées pour le projet Education in Emergencies:

25 Aug 2016 description
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Boko Haram violence in Lake Chad region leaves children displaced and trapped

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DAKAR, 25 August 2016 – Years of violence by Boko Haram in Africa’s Lake Chad basin have led to a worsening humanitarian crisis that has displaced 1.4 million children and left at least one million still trapped in hard-to-reach areas, UNICEF said in a report released today.

17 Aug 2016 description
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By Geoffrey Njoku

Last week, two cases of wild poliovirus were found in conflict-affected areas of north-east Nigeria – the first cases in two years. An emergency immunization campaign is now being carried out reach five million children in Borno and three surrounding states.

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, 17 August 2016 – Six-month-old Ajeda received her first dose of polio vaccine today at a camp for displaced persons outside Maiduguri city, north-east Nigeria.

10 Aug 2016 description
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INTRODUCTION

Every child has the right to a fair chance in life. Leaving no child behind is both a moral imperative and a strategic priority for the development of inclusive, sustainable and stable societies everywhere. In 2015, UNICEF worked with partners around the world to make that fair chance a reality.

19 Jul 2016 description
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Between January and May 2016, in the nine Sahelian countries, a total of 475,034 children under five suffering of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) have been admitted in nutrition program in order to receive treatment.

This represents almost 30% of the annual target set up at 1,622,289, and 12% of the annual estimated SAM Burden established at 3,821,948.

02 Jun 2016 description
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  • In April, several severe security incidents were registered in Diffa, including suicide attacks and mine explosions, causing 8 deaths. As the result, the government has increased military operations at the border with Nigeria. Additional measures are being taken, including the closing down of 2 major markets along the route nationale 1 and the government’s planned evacuation of 8,500 people (local residents, displaced people and refugees) from 7 villages along the Komadougou river towards safer sites.

25 May 2016 description
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By Aicha Chir Nour

In Chad, the Daresalam refugee camp hosts more than 5,000 refugees from Nigeria and Niger. Here, every individual has fled atrocities and violence that plague their countries. The camp’s school is the only place where Yande Tchari, 17 years old and in first grade, feels safe. “Only in class am I able to take my mind off things. School gives me the opportunity to learn always something new,” she says.

29 Apr 2016 description
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  • In March, 7 incidents were registered in Diffa region with 22 casualties (16 civilians), including 3 girls between ages 12-15 with explosive belts who were killed by security forces before they were able to detonate their explosives.

20 Apr 2016 description

Diffa

  • Du 31 mars au 1er avril 2016, IRC a réalisé une évaluation multisectorielle (MSA) dans le village d’Adjeri dans le département de Nguigmi. L’évaluation fait ressortir un besoin crucial en NFI, en eau, et en hygiène et assainissement. Le rapport final a été transmis à OCHA pour partage aux différents clusters.

20 Apr 2016 description
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Par Anne Boher

ABOUNGA, Niger, 22 mars 2016 – Quand nous avons rencontré Gambo Ali sur le site de regroupement spontané pour personnes déplacées d’Abounga, elle était incapable de dire son âge. Mais elle nous a raconté comment elle a vendu pendant un an des produits alimentaires dans les rues de son village, Tam, pour subvenir aux besoins de sa famille.

12 Apr 2016 description
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Nigeria regional conflict: Ten-fold increase in number of children used in ‘suicide’ attacks

DAKAR/NEW YORK/GENEVA, 12 April 2016 – The number of children involved in ‘suicide’ attacks in Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger has risen sharply over the past year, from 4 in 2014 to 44 in 2015, according to UNICEF data released today. More than 75 per cent of the children involved in the attacks are girls.

23 Mar 2016 description
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By Islamane Abdou

ABOUNGA, Niger, 22 March 2016 – When we meet Gambo Ali at the Abounga spontaneous site for displaced people, she can’t tell us her age. But she tells us about how she sold food in the streets of her village, Tam, for a year, to help support the family.

Tam is in Diffa region, in the south-east of the Niger, close to Nigeria. Like many other families at the Abounga site, Gambo and her family fled their home to escape violence and threats from the group Boko Haram.

16 Mar 2016 description
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Highlights

• UNICEF scaled up its response in Diffa region and monitoring by strengthening its presence in the field and supporting partners in the provision of basic social services to affected populations in spontaneous sites along the Route National 1 and in Bosso department.

• Nearly 9,000 children returned to school thanks to the partnership between UNICEF, the Ministry of Education and COOPI, which allowed the setting up of temporary learning spaces in spontaneous sites and the strengthening of existing school to host displaced students.

18 Feb 2016 description
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Faits saillants a la fin de janvier 2016

  • Alerte épidémiologique au Benin avec un cas confirme isole rapporte dans la localite de So-Tchanhoue, com-mune de So ava le 7 Wrier confirme par du laboratoire national le 09 fevrier.