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26 Sep 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

  • The nutritional situation in Chad remains worrying. 112,230 children under five with Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) were admitted into therapeutic care from January to July 2016, reaching 63% of the revised annual target (193,943). This is 21% more cases of SAM than in the same period in 2015 (87,860). Kanem and Bahr El Gazal Regions are particularly affected as by July they have surpassed their annual target by 106% and 118% respectively.

23 Sep 2016 description
report UN News Service

22 septembre 2016 – Devant l'Assemblée générale des Nations Unies, le Président du Burkina Faso, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, a affirmé que son pays avait renoué avec « les valeurs cardinales qui fondent la démocratie et l'état de droit » et a appelé à soutenir les efforts en faveur de la « recherche de la paix et de l'enracinement de la démocratie en Afrique ».

16 Sep 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • With renewed access to the Logone and Chari department in the Extreme North, bordering both Nigeria and Chad, and hosting 60% of the IDP population in Cameroon, UNICEF has received additional funds to address some of the Child Protection and Education needs.

  • The crisis in the East region of Cameroon has been largely forgotten, particularly with regards to child protection needs.
    Additionally, there are currently 84,585 refugee children from CAR who do not have access to education (UNHCR).

02 Sep 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Access to some areas and IDP sites in the Lake Region remains constrained due to insecurity, notably around Kaiga Kindjiria subprefecture, the lake’s islands and water border areas with Nigeria,
    Niger and Cameroon. According to the latest Displacement Tracking Matrix of 26 July, there are 115,872 displaced people in the Lake region.

  • 94,924 children under five years old with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) have been admitted to treatment between January and June 2016 – 54% of the annual target.

11 Aug 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • The number of internally displaced persons fleeing Nigeria crisis has doubled compared to the same period last year.

  • Since the beginning of 2016, 27,898 children under 5 (including 1,040 refugee children) have been admitted for therapeutic care for severe acute malnutrition (SAM)

  • 1,010 children unaccompanied and separated as a result of the CAR refugee crisis and the Nigeria crisis have been either placed in interim care and/or are receiving appropriate follow-up through UNICEF support.

10 Aug 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

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.

09 Aug 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

238
Urban refugee children attending primary schools in Bamako successfully completed their school year to move onto the next grade level.

1,610
Malian refugees in Burkina Faso, Mauritania and Niger benefited from transportation assistance during their voluntary return to Mali.

172
Protection incidents were reported in the regions of Gao, Mopti and Timbuktu.

FUNDING

USD 49.2 million
requested for the operation

HIGHLIGHTS

15 Jul 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Cameroon has the highest number of internally displaced persons and refugees as part of the sub-regional crisis as a result of the ongoing conflict with Boko Haram, following Nigeria.

  • Since the beginning of 2016, 23,150 children under 5 (including 2,669 refugee children) have been admitted for therapeutic care for severe acute malnutrition (SAM)

28 Jun 2016 description
report UN Population Fund

DIFFA, Niger/UNITED NATIONS, New York – Tens of thousands of people have been forced to flee south-eastern Niger following an attack by Boko Haram militants in early June. UNFPA estimates some 3,000 pregnant girls and women are among the displaced, putting them in urgent need of antenatal, maternal and post-partum care.

Assaults on the town of Bosso from 3 to 5 June led to the mass movement of an estimated 75,000 people, including virtually the entire populations of Bosso and the nearby towns of Toumour and Yebi.

24 Jun 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

243
Mauritanian refugees and community members are learning basic literacy skills in nine literacy centres in the region of Kayes.

1,691
refugee returnees have been identified in the regions of Mopti, Gao and Timbuktu to receive a one-time cash-based assistance.

749
Mauritanian refugees participated in sensitization sessions related to the importance of birth certificates and the process for naturalization.

FUNDING

21 Jun 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • The total number of people displaced is estimated to be more than 130,000, of whom almost 6,951 are refugees and 65,705 people are officially registered in the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM): 8,581 returnees, 56,725 IDPs and 399 third-country nationals. An additional 58,300 people are estimated to be living in sites.

15 Jun 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Agile, resilient and sustainable supply chains for children

Improving accessibility, bridging financial gaps, generating savings and strengthening supply chains with governments

or 70 years, securing the health and wellbeing of children around the world has been at the heart of everything UNICEF says and does.

03 Jun 2016 description

SYNTHESE EXECUTIVE

Contexte et objectifs de l’étude Link NCA

L’étude SMART de 2014 a montré des résultats alarmants concernant le district sanitaire d’Abdi. En effet, un taux de malnutrition aiguë globale de 17,4% a été révélé, dont 4,0% de malnutrition aiguë sévère. Suite à cela, International Medical Corps a décidé de venir appuyer le Ministère de la Santé dans son programme de PCIMA.

24 May 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Within the Lake Chad Basin crisis, Cameroon is the second country most affected by displacement after Nigeria. In the last month an increase of 20,000 IDPs in the Far North has been reported bringing the number to 190,591 people.

  • Since the beginning of 2016, 1,361 refugee children under 5 and 9,952 Cameroonian children <5 with SAM have been admitted to therapeutic care.

24 May 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

· According to the CCCM cluster, there are 107,625 people displaced (refugees, returnees and IDPs) of whom 37% are not registered yet in the Lake region.

· Global acute malnutrition in displacement sites in the Lake region continue to be alarming. WFP screening data shared at the end of April show that among children under five screened in 8 displacement sites in the Lake region, an estimated 6% suffered from Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) and nearly 18% from Moderate Acute Malnutrition (MAM).