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Disaster simulation exercises: A how to guide for the Pacific

Increasing the capacity of national and local authorities to manage and reduce the impact of disasters, as well as improve the preparedness and resilience of communities, is a priority for governments and aid agencies.

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#EbolaResponse: Emergency health equipment flown to Guinea under UNICEF-EU partnership

Guinea airlift is third to be funded through EU €1 million donation to Ebola-stricken countries

BRUSSELS/ZARAGOZA, Guinea Conakry, 29 October 2014 – A cargo plane transporting 14 ambulance cars took off today from Zaragoza airport in Spain to Guinea Conakry, part of UNICEF’s efforts to send in life-saving health equipment to the Ebola-affected country. This is the third cargo airlift funded by a €1 million contribution from the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid budget.

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Côte d'Ivoire + 3 others
Cholera outbreak in the West and Central Africa: Regional Update, 2014 (Week 41) [EN/FR]

Côte d’Ivoire : Confirma&on d’une épidémie de choléra à Abidjan

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Iraq + 2 others
Displaced children need hope

With support from German Development Ministry, UNICEF reinforces support for refugee children

27.10.2014 |

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In Goma, Capoeira Brings Peace to Children

By RAFAEL CABANILLAS

In my capacity as a Mexican capoeira practitioner, I arrived in North Kivu in September to lead the project “Capoeira for Peace”. Together with Dieudonné, a capoeira practitioner from Kinshasa, I lead the training in capoeira for children released from armed forces or groups. Here is how this martial art is helping with their reintegration.

JOBS

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South Sudan Health IMCI and National IMNCI Guidelines Consultancy

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Closing date: 07 Nov 2014 UN Children's Fund

Summary

Purpose To review and harmonize the current South Sudan IMCI Guidelines and Protocols for adaptation as a National IMNCI Guidelines and Protocols in line with the current WHO/UNICEF standards .Expected fee Mid-level professional expert Location Juba Duration 4 months Start Date 3rd November 2014 – February 2015 Grant # SM 149910 Project & Activity Codes 4040/AO/01/001/002 Reporting to Health Specialist under overall guidance of PHC Manager

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Logistics Assistant (for Syrians only)

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Closing date: 05 Nov 2014 UN Children's Fund

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT # 2014/59

If you are a committed, creative Syrian and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading child rights organization. UNICEF would like to hear from you.

Post Title : Logistics Assistant

Contract type : Temporary Appointment

Level of Post : General Services – GS6

Duration : 364 days

Duty Station : UNICEF, Aleppo

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Administrative Assistant (FOR SYRIANS ONLY)

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Closing date: 12 Nov 2014 UN Children's Fund

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT # 2014/60

If you are a committed, creative Syrian and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading child rights organization. UNICEF would like to hear from you.

Post Title : Admin. Assistant
Contract type : Fixed-Term Appointment
Level of Post : General Services – GS6
Duration : One year, renewable
Duty Station : UNICEF, Damascus

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Senior Gender Expert Consultancy (home-based)

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Closing date: 06 Nov 2014 UN Children's Fund

UNICEF seeks a senior expert in Gender and Development to serve as a consultant supporting the technical review and selection of applicants for two important recruitment processes that UNICEF is undertaking for senior level positions on gender. The consultant will serve as the technical expert to shortlist, screen, and help assess suitable candidates for a) the recruitment of 7 Regional Gender Advisors and b) the placement into two Talent Groups of Gender and Development Specialists (at the P-4 level) and Senior Gender and Development Specialists (at the P-5 level).