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27 Jan 2016 description
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AVANT-PROPOS DU DIRECTEUR GÉNÉRAL DE L’UNICEF

Action humanitaire pour les enfants en 2016

Le nombre d’enfants pris au piège des crises humanitaires dans le monde est stupéfiant et donne à réfléchir. Près de 250 millions de garçons et de filles vivent dans des pays frappés par des conflits violents, qui durent souvent depuis longtemps.

27 Jan 2016 description
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Regional Office 2016 Requirements: US$3,500,000

27 Jan 2016 description
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Total affected population: 10.2 million
Total affected children (under 18): 5.7 million
Total people to be reached in 2016: 8 million
Total children to be reached in 2016:6.8 million

2016 programme targets

27 Jan 2016 description
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Total affected population: 3.9 million
Total affected children: 2.2 million
Total people to be reached in 2016: 1.7 million
Total children to be reached in 2016: 1 million

2016 programme targets

Nutrition

  • 176,900 children aged 6 to 59 months affected by SAM admitted for treatment - 140,000 children received vitamin A supplementation and deworming

Health

26 Jan 2016 description
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 **Total affected population**: 5.4 million
Total affected children (under 18): 3.2 million
Total people to be reached in 2016: 4.4 million 
Total children to be reached in 2016: 2.6 million  

 

2016 programme targets

Nutrition
- 250,000 children aged 6 to 59 months affected by SAM admitted to treatment  - 300,000 caregivers received IYCF counselling 

26 Jan 2016 description
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Communiqué de presse

La crise syrienne provoque une montée en flèche des besoins pour l’éducation lors des situations d’urgence

GENÈVE, 26 janvier 2016 – L’UNICEF lance un appel de 2,8 milliards de dollars É.-U. afin d’aider 43 millions d’enfants du monde entier pris dans des crises humanitaires.

26 Jan 2016 description
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KHARTOUM, 26 January 2016 – UNICEF estimates US$174 million to reach 3.8 million children in targeted for humanitarian and development assistance in Sudan.

In 2016, UNICEF will continue to work with partners, including the Government of the Sudan, to reach children affected by conflict, natural disasters, epidemics and chronic underdevelopment, particularly in hard-to-reach areas.

26 Jan 2016 description
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Syria crisis causes spike in need for education in emergencies

GENEVA, 26 January 2016 – UNICEF is launching a US$2.8 billion appeal to reach 43 million children in humanitarian emergencies worldwide.

21 Jan 2016 description
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Khartoum – January 21, 2016: The last weeks have once again seen an escalation in violence in the Blue Nile, Darfur region and Nuba Mountains. Children unfortunately continue to bear the biggest burden of one of the most protracted man-made disasters, in some areas for over a decade.

Violence and conflict do not only deprive boys and girls their basic right to life but also access to health and nutrition services, opportunity to go to school and increases their risk to abuse and exploitation.

12 Jan 2016 description
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NUEVA YORK, 12 de enero de 2016 – Casi 24 millones de niños que viven en zonas de crisis en 22 países afectados por conflictos no van a la escuela, dijo hoy UNICEF.

El análisis destaca que casi uno de cada cuatro de los 109,2 millones de niños en edad escolar primaria y secundaria inferior –típicamente entre los 6 y los 15 años– que viven en zonas de conflicto no están recibiendo una educación.

12 Jan 2016 description
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One in four children in conflict zones are out of school

NEW YORK, 12 January 2016 – In 22 countries affected by conflict, nearly 24 million children living in crisis zones are out of school, UNICEF said today.

The analysis highlights that nearly one in four of the 109.2 million children of primary and lower secondary school age - typically between six and 15 years – living in conflict areas are missing out on their education.

08 Jan 2016 description

Contents

WASH 2015 Humanitarian Response Plan Achievements 2016 WASH Sector Strategy and Response focus Progress in Sector Improvement Agenda El Niño Impact on WASH South Sudanese Arrivals Response Water Quality Surveillance Stories from WASH Sector Partners WASH Sector 2015 Photo Gallery 2015 WASH Sector Timeline

WASH 2015 Humanitarian Response Plan Achievements

08 Jan 2016 description
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  • UNICEF successfully delivered essential nutrition and health supplies though partners, despite a very high level of insecurity in the area surrounding the region of Anka, North Darfur, where 14 villages were allegedly burnt and 20 looted by militias in early December. It made possible for partners to re-open the local health centre and OTPs to serve children most urgently in need. Over 4000 children (10,000 people) have been directly affected and displaced by these events.

29 Dec 2015 description

WASH sector core pipeline SOP.

The WASH sector core pipline Standard Operation Procedure was finalised after a consultative process with UNICEF, WHO, the Sector Advisory Group and the wider sector partners. This SoP clarifies how UNICEF and WHO will handle the core pipeline items on behalf of the sector, a process that ensures accountability. Hygiene kit items were also contextualised for effectiveness. The SoP shall come into force by January 2016. For details click here

WASH sector response to Dengue fever outbreak

08 Dec 2015 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Sudan became the 56th member of the SUN movement with national leaders committing to prioritising efforts to address malnutrition.

  • The impact of climate change on the humanitarian needs of children in Sudan has been highlighted in the UNICEF UK publication Children and Climate Change. The use of solar powered water-pumps to bring water to conflict affected people in Sudan was noted as a progressive climate sensitive approach to humanitarian interventions.

05 Dec 2015 description
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By Alastair Beach

The recent measles outbreak in Sudan demonstrates that reducing child mortality requires not just better immunization coverage, but also broader public awareness of the importance of proper medical treatment.

04 Dec 2015 description
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This collection of case studies offers a snapshot of recent or ongoing initiatives to protect children from the danger of climate change around the world. They highlight the increasing threats that children face as a result of climate change, including emergencies resulting from climate-related disasters, and Unicef’s work to increase communities’ resilience and safeguard children’s rights in these contexts.

07 Nov 2015 description
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  • The UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Omar Abdi will be visiting Sudan during the second week of November to see at first hand the impact of a protracted emergency on children.

  • The UNICEF Sudan humanitarian appeal for 2015 is 61% unfunded. The worst affected sectors are Education and Child Protection.

  • A new water supply source treating and delivering clean, safe water to the Al Redis I refugee site and its host community was completed serving over 18,000 beneficiaries.

29 Oct 2015 description
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By Alastair Beach

A community-based approach helps mothers in a West Darfur displacement camp treat and prevent malnutrition.

EL GENEINA, West Darfur, Sudan, 27 October 2015 – Inside a camp for internally displaced people in El Geneina, capital of West Darfur state, a group of 12 young mothers sit with their children on woven stools in a thatch-roofed hut that serves as a meeting space.