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UNICEF Scales Up Humanitarian Response in Northern Iraq

Erbil, 19 August, 2014 – In response to the continuing humanitarian crisis in Iraq, UNICEF and the Governorate of Dahuk have signed a USD $5 million dollar agreement supporting one-time direct cash assistance to vulnerable, displaced families in the Governorate.

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In Burkina Faso, simple and sustainable solutions for rural communities’ water needs

By Adel Sarkozi

Continuing the effort to foster an environment where children can survive, develop and thrive is just one of the 25 achievements we are celebrating as we approach the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) in November 2014.

In Burkina Faso, a recent pilot project is giving rural communities access to safe, clean water, and also providing employment.

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More than 100 children released from armed groups in Central African Republic over past week

One hundred and three children age 8 to 17 were released over the past week from armed groups in Bangui following negotiations with armed group leaders.

The 103 children, 13 of whom are girls, were associated with the anti-Balaka armed groups operating mainly in Bangui and in the western part of CAR, who took up arms in retaliation for attacks from ex-Seleka forces in the last year and a half of violence.

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Somali Government and partners renew commitment to end preventable deaths of mothers and children

Mogadishu, 19 August 2014 – The Somali Federal Government, with support of three United Nations agencies and the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), today launched two important initiatives and a report to ensure the health and wellbeing of mothers and children.

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Aid agencies work to improve conditions for Iraqi refugees arriving in neighbouring Syria

UNICEF mobilizes life-saving support, but says risks of disease outbreak remain

Al Malkiya, Syria-Iraq border, 18 August 2014 – Several thousand children are among an estimated 12,000 Iraqi refugees now sheltering at a camp in neighbouring Syria after crossing the remote border between the two countries.

JOBS

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Consultancy: Disparities Analysis on Birth Registration

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Closing date: 24 Aug 2014 UN Children's Fund

UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office is seeking an individual consultant to draft a disparities report on birth registration coverage as part of the goal to achieve universal CRVS (Civil Registration and Vital Statistics) systems in Asia and the Pacific by 2024. This paper will serve as an advocacy piece for the November 2014 Ministerial Conference on CRVS in Asia and the Pacific.Work Assignment:

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Consultancy - Cold Chain Technician, UNICEF Comoros

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2014 UN Children's Fund

TERMES DE REFERENCE D’UN CONSULTANT POUR l’INTRODUCTION DE 30

JOURS D’ENREGISTREMENT DES TEMPERATURES DE LA CHAINE DE FROID

DU PROGRAMME ELARGI DE VACCINATION AUX COMORES

Titre du poste : Appui au renforcement de la chaine de froid aux Comores

Niveau du poste : L4

Superviseur du poste : Chef du programme Survie et Développement de l’enfant

Durée : Deux mois et demi

Lieu : Moroni avec possibilité de voyage dans les iles

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Chief Field Operations, P-5, Juba, South Sudan

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Closing date: 02 Sep 2014 UN Children's Fund

Purpose of the Position

Under the overall guidance of the Representative, South Sudan Country Office responsible for the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of activities relating to emergency preparedness and response; manages the UNICEF South Sudan field operations including the supervision of the Chief of Zonal offices.

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Knowledge Management Specialist, P-4 (12-month temporary appointment)

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Closing date: 08 Sep 2014 UN Children's Fund

Overview

This 12-month temporary appointment has been established to provide support to the Communication & Marketing Section within the Private Fundraising and Partnerships Division (PFP) in improving the flow and quality of information in order to make it actionable; increasing learning and replication of successful activities by filtering, documenting and disseminating examples of good practice and lessons learned; and tracking and measuring the impact of information and knowledge use.

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Chief Field Office, P-4, Bor, South Sudan

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Closing date: 02 Sep 2014 UN Children's Fund

Purpose of the Position

Under the direct guidance of the Chief of Field Operations, the incumbent is responsible for the development, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of all UNICEF programmes in Bor, in support to and close cooperation with the government authorities and the UNICEF Country Office in Juba.

Key Expected Results