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South Sudan + 1 other
UNICEF South Sudan Humanitarian Situation Report #17, 8 April 2014

UNICEF has developed a strategy to scale up nutrition interventions in the conflict affected states of Upper Nile, Jonglei and Unity, as well as Warrap and Northern Bahr el Ghazal.

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South Sudan + 1 other
UNICEF South Sudan Humanitarian Situation Report #16, 25 - 31 March 2014

Highlights

• Continued movement of people in and out of displacement sites and ongoing registration has increased the number of people internally displaced by over 100,000. It is estimated that there are currently 803,200 people displaced within the country and a further 254,600 have fled to Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan and Uganda.

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South Sudan + 1 other
UNICEF South Sudan Humanitarian Situation Report #15, 25 March 2014

Highlights

• The situation across South Sudan remains unpredictable and volatile. Fighting broke in Malakal, Upper Nile on 19 March. Clashes also occurred in Leer County in Unity State. Since the start of the crisis, an estimated 708,900 people have been displaced within South Sudan and another 249,000 have fled to neighboring countries.

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Sudan + 1 other
In Sudan, at least 26,000 primary school children risk repeating an entire school year

Khartoum, 20 March 2014 - Primary school-aged children in Sudan are in double jeopardy as conflicts continue and families get displaced: they are on the run and it is right before exam time for Grade 8, the end of the primary school cycle. According to the school year schedule, these exams are held and graded before the end of March.

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In the Sudan, a transformed school transforms children – and their community

By Sven G. Simonsen

Thirteen-year-old Malaz remembers a time when her school was dirty and lacked latrines. Now it has transformed into a welcoming environment where learning is both quality and fun.

KASSALA, Sudan, 17 March 2014 – Malaz, 13, has been a student at Jamam basic school, outside Kassala town, the capital of Eastern Sudan’s Kassala State, since she was in the first grade.

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South Sudan + 1 other
UNICEF South Sudan Humanitarian Situation Report #13 - 11 March 2014

Highlights

 Recent reports from the Protection of Civilians site (PoC) in Malakal indicate increasing mortality rates in the under five children, out of which several cases were reported due to watery diarrhea, among other factors. The urgent need for the re-establishment of in-patient treatment services was identified, and a partner has been identified in order to better support the increasing needs in the area.

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World + 33 others
2014 Action humanitaire de l’UNICEF pour les enfants - Vue d’ensemble

L'UNICEF demande 2,2 milliards de dollars É.-U. pour aider 59 millions d'enfants en situation d'urgence

Le plus important appel d’urgence jamais lancé. Près de 40 pour cent à destination de la Syrie et la région

GENÈVE, 21 février 2014 – L’UNICEF a demandé aujourd'hui près de 2,2 milliards de dollars É.-U. pour apporter une aide humanitaire vitale à 85 millions de personnes, dont 59 millions d'enfants, en 2014. Ces personnes vivent dans 50 pays en conflit ou frappés par des catastrophes naturelles et autres situations d'urgence complexes.

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World + 33 others
Acción Humanitaria para la Infancia 2014 Resumen

59 millones de niños viven en situaciones de emergencia en 50 países

UNICEF necesita 2.200 millones de dólares para ayudar a estos niños y sus familias. Es su mayor llamamiento de emergencia de la historia y casi un 40% responde a las necesidades de Siria y la región

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In Sudan, taking a stand against female genital cutting

By Sven G. Simonsen

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, 6 February, seeks to draw attention to a practice that represents an extreme form of discrimination against women – one that is nearly always carried out on minors. It violates a person's rights to health, security and physical integrity, the right to be free from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, and the right to life when the procedure results in death.

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European Union (EU) and United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) joint statement: Strengthening Darfur Basic Health and Education

"To strengthen peace and development in Sudan the EU and UNICEF proudly commence today two projects to enhance the Darfur basic services in the two areas of health and education. The two projects amount to 3 million Euros entirely funded by the EU and will be implemented by UNICEF and partners until October 2016.

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New data on child malnutrition in Sudan a gold mine, UNICEF says

Country releases new data on child malnutrition

KHARTOUM, Sudan, 29 January 2014 – Data collected in Sudan is revealing for the first time the difference in performance of health and nutrition services in each of Sudan’s 18 states. This has been thanks to the Simple Spatial Survey Methodology (S3M) used to collect data on child malnutrition.

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Chad + 1 other
L'Union Européenne accorde un financement du Prix Nobel de la Paix à l'UNICEF pour l'éducation des enfants dans la zone de Tissi, à l'est du Tchad

N'DJAMENA, le 28 janvier 2014 - L'Union Européenne a accordé un financement du Prix Nobel de la Paix d'un montant de EURO 400,000 à l'UNICEF pour appuyer les activités d'éducation dans la zone de Tissi, où plus de 50,000 réfugiés soudanais et retournés tchadiens s'y sont installés en raison des conflits intercommunautaires qui ont affecté le Darfour, au Soudan. L´UNICEF est un des neuf partenaires qui ont bénéficié de fonds dans le cadre de l´objectif de l´UE de cibler des enfants qui n´ont pas eu la chance de grandir dans un pays en paix.

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European Commission’s Humanitarian Office supports fight against child malnutrition in Sudan with grant of €2 million for UNICEF

KHARTOUM, Sudan/ BRUSSELS, 22 January 2014 - UNICEF Sudan will receive €2 million from the European Commission’s Humanitarian Office to help in the fight against child malnutrition in Sudan.

For many children, growing up in Sudan can be tough. Threats to their survival and well-being are many, and malnutrition is one of them.

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Chad + 2 others
À la recherche de sécurité, une mère s’enfuit une nouvelle fois, au Tchad cette fois

Khadidja Dramane raconte ce qu’est d’être déracinée par un conflit et, plus récemment, par les combats en République centrafricaine.

Par Alex Duval Smith

Migrante, puis refugiée et à présent en passe de retourner dans son Tchad natal, une mère fuyant la violence avec ses enfants ne parvient toujours pas à rentrer chez elle.

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A mother flees in search of safety, again – this time in Chad

By Alex Duval Smith

A migrant, a refugee and now a returnee to her native Chad, a mother fleeing violence with her children is still unable to return home.

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Chad + 3 others
UNICEF Chad Monthly Humanitarian Situation Report - November, 2013

Highlights:

  • Since March 2013, 30,000 Sudanese refugees and 22,000 Chadian returnees have been registered in and around the eastern remote and border town of Tissi (in more than 18 sites). The region is characterized by chronic instability since 2004. UNICEF is conducting emergency interventions in all sectors. A Field Antenna has been set up in Tissi.

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FAO, IFAD, UNFPA, UNICEF, WFP and WHO step up joint efforts to combat child malnutrition in Sudan

Khartoum, 24 September 2013 - Six United Nations funds and agencies - Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), World Food Programme (WFP) and World Health Organization (WHO) - today formalized their joint efforts to address malnutrition in Sudan by signing a Letter of Understanding. The LOU sets out the framework for achieving the overall goals of cooperation toward tackling malnutrition in Sudan.

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Working with Community-Based Child Protection Committees and Networks - Handbook for facilitators

The capacity of families and communities to care for and protect their most vulnerable members is often undermined in complex humanitarian situations. These risks are compounded where formal social welfare systems lack the reach to deliver services in areas of greatest need.
In order to sustain children’s protection from violence, exploitation and abuse, humanitarian actors have promoted the establishment of Community-Based Child Protection Committees and Networks (CBCPNs).

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Launch of the Child Protection Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Action

The Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action were officially launched in Sudan on the 25th of June by the State Minister of Welfare and Social Security, Mr Ibrahim Adam Ibrahim.

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Chad + 3 others
UNICEF Chad Mid-Year Humanitarian Situation Report July 2013

Highlights

 69,790 new admissions of Severe Acute Malnutrition have been registered as of June, representing 55.4% of the 147,000 admissions expected in 2013.

 UNICEF has provided support to 439 Nutrition Centers in Chad across the Sahel Belt

 Overall, 30,000 Sudanese refugees and 10,000 refugees from CAR registered during the first semester. Some 22,000 Chadian returnees from Darfur settled around Tissi in Sila region