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Syria Crisis Response Updated 24 July 2014

REGIONAL OVERVIEW

According to UNHCR 2,929,646 have now fled Syria. More than 1.7 million of them fled in 2013 alone. In 2013, an average of more than 4,700 people fled every day. Children make up 51% of the refugee population. There are now an estimated 1,494,119 refugee children in the region.

OUR RESPONSE

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Stop the War on Children in Gaza

One Palestinian child has been killed every hour over the last two days. The shocking number of children being killed, injured, or displaced in Gaza demands an unequivocal international response to stop the bloodshed, Save the Children warns.

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Jordan + 1 other
Jordan: RRP6 Monthly Update - June 2014 (Health)

JUNE HIGHLIGHTS

  • First round of Sub National Immunization Days conducted from 8th – 19th June in camps and outside the camps; 199,439 children 0-5 years including 75,395 Syrian and 11,959 other nationalities reached with two drops of oral polio vaccine

  • During June 3,915 new arrival Syrian refugee children aged 6 months -15 years were vaccinated against measles by IOM with a coverage of 99.9 %

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Jordan: RRP6 Monthly Update - June 2014 (Education)

JUNE HIGHLIGHTS

National level:

Contingency Planning: The Contingency Plan for education sector was developed in a consultative way and prepositioning of educational supplies and humans resources were identified with key actions.

ESWGWork Plan – mid-year review: The mid-yearWorkplan review and monitoring was conducted in a consultative way with ESWG members and showed that all the planned activities are on track.

JOBS

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Secondary Specialist Teacher

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Closing date: 15 Aug 2014 Save the Children

Fly in Fly Out- Nauru

About Us:

For over 90 years, Save the Children has been making a difference in children’s lives in more than 100 countries. We are the world’s largest independent child rights development organisation. From emergency relief to long-term development, Save the Children secures a child’s right to health, education and protection.

Save the Children's role in Regional Processing Centres:

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Consultant for Child Rights Situation Analysis for Cambodia 2014 (CRSA 2014)

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Closing date: 04 Aug 2014 Save the Children

Objective and expectation of the CRSA

The main objective of the CRSA is to provide a reliable overview of the actual children's rights situation in Cambodia that will inform and guide the development of SC’s Country Strategic Plan 2016-2018.

Deliverables:

· Design of CRSA 2014, including methodology, list of documents to be reviewed, and work plan

· Workshops and meetings with SC staff and partners

· Weekly progress reports

· Presentation of initial findings to the SC team

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Business Development Manager (PDQ)

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Closing date: 06 Aug 2014 Save the Children

Save the Children has been operational in Kenya since the 1950s, providing support to children through developmental and humanitarian relief programmes delivered both directly and through local partners. Current programming focuses on child protection, child rights governance, education, health, HIV/AIDS, livelihoods, nutrition and WASH. In 2012, as part of a global reorganization process, Save the Children combined the programmes of SC UK, SC Canada and SC Finland to create a single operation in Kenya.

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Country Director

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Closing date: 15 Aug 2014 Save the Children

ROLE PURPOSE:

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Consultant for Inclusive Education

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Closing date: 01 Aug 2014 Save the Children

Objective and Scope of work:

The consultancy being sought is expected to:

· Develop a detailed, clear, and applicable guideline on inclusive education for primary level with a particular focus on inclusion of children with disabilities and children from ethnic minority groups.