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13 Oct 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund


Of the 2.5 million school-aged children in need of lifesaving and lifesustaining education, the Education Sector aims to reach 400,000 boys and girls in 2015 with Education in Emergency (EiE) support, with funding requirement of USD $ 59.5 million. EiE key activities focuses on reaching children in need with the provision of temporary learning spaces (TLS) (benefitting 180,000), WASH in schools (175,000), education supplies (400,000), alongside school feeding (895,000).

13 Oct 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • UNICEF urgently still needs $1 million for the second S3M child survival survey in 2016. The locality level S3M 2013 survey results were critical in defining the Humanitarian Needs Overview 2015 and the ongoing 2016 HNO. The S3M is therefore an important investment for the broader humanitarian response, especially the health, nutrition, water and sanitation sectors.

  • The UNICEF Sudan humanitarian appeal for 2015 is 62% unfunded. The worst affected sectors are Education and Child Protection.

12 Oct 2015 description

Since onset of the South Sudan crisis in December 2013, there have been 10,151 recorded cases of unaccompanied, separated and missing children in 39 counties across 9 of the 10 states. Out of these, 2,136 children have been reunified with their families.

Considering the resource-heavy nature of the intervention, sufficient and timely funding is required, giving provision for the duration for reunification so as to enable more efficient response.

06 Oct 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • According to Government of Uganda’s Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) reports, a total of 14,464 refugees have arrived in Uganda since November 2014 and 50% of them are children under the age of 18 years. The period of September 18-24, 2015 saw a total of 74 new refugees up from the last week’s 27 with a daily new arrival of 11 individuals.

05 Oct 2015 description
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Khartoum, Sudan 05th October 2015: The European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) has contributed €2 million euros to UNICEF Sudan to help refugees and internally displaced people in Sudan, 60 per cent of whom are children.

30 Sep 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

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Twitter takeover, 30 September, 8:00 am EST, @UNICEF*

NEW YORK, 29 September 2015 – Conflicts and instability in five countries alone have uprooted at least 4.5 million children, UNICEF said on the eve of a United Nations high-level meeting on the global migrant and refugee crisis.

29 Sep 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

NEW YORK, 28 September 2015 - An estimated 500,000 newborn lives have been saved and 100 million women and their newborns protected from the deadly disease, maternal and newborn tetanus, thanks to a ten-year long partnership between Pampers® and UNICEF that helped achieve this milestone.

The partners marked the tenth anniversary of their work today by celebrating the contributions of their joint effort that has helped in the elimination of maternal and newborn tetanus in 17 countries, with the success of the ‘1 Pack = 1 Vaccine’ initiative.