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UPDATES

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Myanmar Armed Forces release 91 children and commit to get them back to school

YANGON, 1st August 2014 – Today, 91 children and young people* were released from the armed forces, to rejoin their families, friends and communities, demonstrating the commitment of the Myanmar Government and the Myanmar Armed Forces (known as the Tatmadaw), to end the recruitment and use of children. Their release results from strong collaboration and the joint efforts of the Tatmadaw, the Myanmar Government and the UN Country Taskforce on Monitoring and Reporting (CTFMR) on Grave Violations against children.

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Myanmar/Kachin: WASH Cluster Snapshot, July 2014

Highlights of the month

  • First WASH learning workshop organized in Kachin following the resumption of the conflict in 2011

  • Mid term review of the WASH cluster strategy,

  • Capitalization of lessons learned and best practices through the production of 7 WASH technical briefs,

  • Training of WASH actors in Bhamo on Hygiene promotion essentials and WASH emergency,

  • Cross line mission in Mai Ja Yang area accompanied with full Hygiene kits distribution and WASH situation monitoring ,

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UNICEF Liberia Ebola Virus Disease Situation Report #42, 30 July 2014

This report provides an update on UNICEF’s response to the Ebola emergency in Liberia. All statistics, other than those related to UNICEF support, are from the SitReps issued by the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare through the Ebola National Task Force.

Highlights:

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North Waziristan Displacement 2014 - Weekly Situation Update # 6, 21- 28 July 2014

Highlights

  • As of 23 July 2014, 52,986 families (59 per cent) have been verified by National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) as displaced from North Waziristan Agency (NWA). 37,053 families (41 per cent) of the total 92,784 families registered have been rejected.

  • UNICEF WASH partner has repaired/installed WASH facilities in 136 schools benefitting 10,328 IDPs, provided 2,376,000 litres of water and carried out hygiene awareness sessions for 9,303 IDPs in Bannu.

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UNICEF on Gaza, Israel: “Outrage has become commonplace”

Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake

NEW YORK, 30 July 2014 - “Another school in Gaza has come under fire, killing more children in a conflict where such an outrage has become commonplace.

“For 23 days, too many children in Gaza have lived with fear and desperation. Water taps have run dry and raw sewage is running in the streets, while health workers try to save lives with little electricity and insufficient medicines. At least 245 children have been killed since the conflict began.

JOBS

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Human Resources Assistant

Job
Closing date: 25 Aug 2014 UN Children's Fund

The Office of United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Rwanda is inviting applications from suitably qualified Rwandan Nationals to fill the following vacancy:

TITLE : Human Resources Assistant

LEVEL : GS-6

TYPE OF APPOINTMENT : Fixed-term

DURATION OF CONTRACT : 1Year Extendable

DUTY STATION : Kigali

DATE OF ISSUE : 04/08/2014

DATE OF CLOSURE : 25/08/2014

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

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Finance Assistant

Job
Closing date: 25 Aug 2014 UN Children's Fund

The Office of United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Rwanda is inviting applications from suitably qualified Rwandan nationals to fill the following vacancy:

TITLE :

LEVEL : GS-4

TYPE OF APPOINTMENT : Fixed-term

DURATION OF CONTRACT : 1 Year Extendable

DUTY STATION : Kigali

DATE OF ISSUE : 04/08/2014

DATE OF CLOSURE : 25/08/2014

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

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CONSULTANT INTERNATIONAL Travaux d’Evaluation finale du projet de Sécurité Humaine

Job
Closing date: 06 Aug 2014 UN Children's Fund

Titre: Consultant pour l’évaluation final du projet

Type de contrat: SSA International

Durée du Contrat: 44 jours ouvrables

Niveau Propose: L3

Organization Unit/Section: Planning and Monitoring

Lieu d’affectation: Antananarivo, Madagascar

Contexte du projet

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Education Cluster Information Management Officer

Job
Closing date: 08 Aug 2014 UN Children's Fund

Terms of Reference for Consultants & Individual Contractors

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Consultancy Assignment - Sierra Leone - Ebola Response Communication for Development (C4D) Consultant

Job
Closing date: 14 Aug 2014 UN Children's Fund

Sierra Leone - Ebola Response Communication for Development (C4D) Consultant

Title: C4D Specialist (Ebola response)

Reports to: Chief, Child Survival and Development

Duration: Three month deployment (with possibility of extension)

Location: Freetown, Sierra Leone

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