In 2014, a total of 393,413 acutely malnourished children received nutrition support. (SAM - 151,043 and MAM 242,370) and over half a million caregivers reached with IYCF messages.
Interim FSNAU Nutrition post Deyr 2014/2015 analysis reveals the nutrition situation in Somalia is improving but the current median rate in South Central region is still above the “critical” ≥ 15% GAM.
By Marge Francia
UNICEF’s Observational Interim Care Centres provide new hope for children under quarantine and a new mission for the Ebola survivors who serve in them.
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, 3 March 2015 – Picturesque mountains and lush greenery adorn the fields surrounding the Observational Interim Care Centre (OICC) in which James Kamara* and his six siblings pass day 18 of their quarantine. A soft breeze flows through the bright yellow building, carrying the laughter of children.
Baghdad, 3 March 2015– a national polio vaccination campaign commenced in Iraq on 22 February 2015 aiming to reach 5.9 million children under five years old regardless of their previous vaccination status. In the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI), children aged 9 months to 5 years shall be given measles vaccine along with oral polio vaccine.
The WASH Sector in January 2015 has continued with basic service provision and development of new infrastructure across Lebanon. Winterization activities for the WASH sector have been challenged by access issues at the height of the storm however 241 sites have beneted from the distribution of 603 drainage kits with 72 sites having more intensive flood preparation works.
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL- (RFP -ETH- 2015 – 9117487)
OPEN for International firm/ Company only
1: Topic:UNICEF Ethiopia Office is seeking Request for Proposals (RFP)**– To establish a long term agreement (LTA) for provision of data and voice network support for the new unified communication system implemented in Ethiopia Country office , Oromia and AULO Office** - ( for 24+12months)
Spécialiste en Communication pour le Développement (C4D) pour l’immunisation
1.1 L’objectif général
Purpose of the Position
To ensure that UNICEF CP is well planned, has a results based budget and a valid theory of change.
To ensure that the UNICEF Country Office has useful, valid and reliable information on the situation of children’s and women’s rights.
To ensure that the UNICEF Country Office has useful, valid and reliable information on the performance of UNICEF-supported programmes including their relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, and sustainability, and in emergency contexts, their coverage, coordination and coherence.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Pretoria is inviting applications from suitably qualified South African nationals for the Fixed Term post of:
Nutrition Specialist, NO-D
If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading child rights organization would like to hear from you.
UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN’S FUND
For the provision of technical assistance to the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare to further strengthen the capacity to lead, plan, coordinate, implement and monitor the process of social and child protection reforms in line with the EU accession requirements
(Continuation of the Child Care System Reform – IPA 2014)
This course is based on the CCCs document, revised in 2009, and is intended to inform all UNICEF staff members and relevant partners about the CCCs and how those commitments can be fulfilled.
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
UNICEF is a major humanitarian actor, and it is important that evaluation is undertaken to improve accountability for results and produce organizational lessons learned. The course presents a concrete emergency scenario that guides participants through the evaluation process before, during and after an emergency. It underlines the importance of evaluation to advance UNICEF accountability and leaning goals as outlined in the Core Commitments for Children in Humanitarian Action and it provides some concrete guidance.
In this tutorial, you will learn about the structure and features of the Cholera toolkit. You will also get acquainted with the important aspects of the toolkit that make it user friendly.
The UNICEF Cholera Toolkit provides one place where you can find access to resources and tools ready to use for preventing, preparing for and responding to cholera outbreaks.
At the end of this tutorial, you will be able to:
The Integrating Child Rights in Development Cooperation e-learning course is a suite of modules designed to help users gain an overview of critical child rights issues, standards and principles; help them understand the obligations of relevant actors to realize international commitments on child rights and some specific strategies and frameworks to ensure those are put in place at the country level; and build skills for mainstreaming child rights in different sectors and phases of development cooperation programming through the use of specific tools and examples.
UNICEF is releasing a new Ebola Safety e-Course, developed by DHR/OLDS in collaboration with various specialists.
This course provides key facts about the current Ebola outbreak, promotes safe preventative practices, and offers an overview of the support in place for staff.
The course can be of particular interest to colleagues planning to travel to areas currently affected by the outbreak, and those already working in the region. While it contains some UNICEF/UN specific information, most of the course can apply to other humanitarian actors' staff.