Inside this issue:
Wau Municipality received school building from UNMISS
Two new classrooms for Warrap State 2
New police post and water project handed over to Jur River County authorities
UNMAS detonates mines and unexploded remnants of war in Ayii, Magwi County
UNMISS upgrade Kuajok Hospital 3
UNMISS team visits five secondary schools in Kajokeji County
Photo, Video and Web links 4
US$ 1.7 million received by UNICEF from The UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to support life-saving response activities
9,968 children on Shefa Province reached in UNICEF-supported measles vaccination campaign.
1,800 households have received distribution of water purification tablets and 380 households have access to hygiene and dignity kits in Shefa Province with support from UNICEF and partners
Johannesburg, Afrique du Sud | | jeudi 02/04/2015 - 04:15 GMT
par Stéphanie FINDLAY / Amy FALLON en Ouganda
Quand le paquet de protections hygiéniques coûte trop cher, beaucoup d'adolescentes africaines utilisent les moyens du bord, vieux habits, papier journal, mousse à matelas... Certaines ne vont tout simplement pas à l'école, et les autorités et des ONG cherchent des solutions.
NERCs in Sierra Leone and Guinea stress compliance to response efforts
UNMEER continues support to community-centered EVD social mobilization efforts in affected countries
Key Political and Economic Developments
- The present report is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2164 (2014), by which the Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) and requested me to report to it every three months on the implementation of the resolution and the progress on the implementation of the Mission’s mandate. The present report covers the period from 17 December 2014 to 19 March 2015.
Foreign Minister Keit Pentus-Rosimannus signed a directive confirming Estonia’s support for the alleviation of the situation of internally displaced persons in Ukraine with a total of 200 000 euros through the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF).
Key findings from a survey has been conducted through real time monitoring (RTM) (covering 64% of 176 volunteer teachers in over 150 schools in 8 districts ) indicate that there has been a drop in enrolment ranging from 1-32% due to the effects of floods in schools, The most significant drop (32%) is that of boys in Nsanje district. Further analysis of data is ongoing and this information will guide the Education Cluster to re-plan the next phase of response.
KABUL – Thousands of Afghan students and their families will be receiving dates in the coming months, thanks to a contribution from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).
The donation of 54 metric tons of dried dates was officially announced to WFP in Kabul at a ceremony attended by Mohammad Saad Al Haqbani, Senior Officer of International Relations at the Ministry of Finance of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and Claude Jibidar, WFP Representative and Country Director for Afghanistan.
31 March 2015 - Wau municipality in Western Bahr El Ghazal State (WBEG) today has received a school building, handed over by UNMISS as one of the mission’s Quick Impact Projects (QIP). The QIP was implemented by the mission’s Kenyan Battalion, KENBATT.
The school built is worth 46,000 USD and is an expansion of Pian Tok Co-Education Primary School, including classrooms and administration offices.
1. Resumen de la situación
Se mantiene Estado de Excepción Constitucional de Catástrofe1 para la comuna de Antofagasta y la Región de Atacama. A su vez, el Ministerio de Salud declaró Alerta Sanitaria para las comunas de Copiapó, Tierra Amarilla, Diego de Almagro y Alto del Carmen.
Se declara toque de queda entre las 23:00 y las 06:00 horas.
Summary of the Situation in Yemen
As the conflict in the country escalates further, the situation of children affected by grave child rights violations has considerably deteriorated with many children either maimed or killed.
Históricamente las etnias indígenas más vulnerables del país han luchado por su derecho a tener un territorio propio; la continua puja por lograr el saneamiento de sus resguardos antes los obstáculos recurrentes que impone la sociedad y su espíritu de lucha por no sentirse desarraigados hacen que hoy en día se encuentren aún comunidades como la Nukak, ubicada en el asentamiento de la vereda Charras.
La présente lettre, qui a trait aux activités menées par l’Organisation des Nations Unies contre l’épidémie d’Ebola en Afrique de l’Ouest, porte sur les faits intervenus entre le 1er février et le 1er mars 2015, date qui correspond au cent-cinquantième jour suivant la création de la Mission des Nations Unies pour l’action d’urgence contre l’Ebola (MINUAUCE).
The present letter on the work of the United Nations in response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa covers developments from 1 February to 1 March 2015, the 150-day mark since the establishment of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER). It records activities carried out by my Special Envoy on Ebola and UNMEER, and provides an update on progress made in the Ebola response pursuant to General Assembly resolution 69/1 since my update of 10 February 2015 (A/69/759).
Current situation of the Ebola outbreak
Drivers of crisis and underlying factors
An inter-cluster team comprising representatives of NGOs and UN agencies visited Kauch Payam in Guit County, Unity State from 16-18 February to conduct an initial rapid needs assessment of the humanitarian situation in the region. The team consisted of NGO and UN cluster partners from both Juba and Bentiu. The mission was organized based on reports of chronic food insecurity and other humanitarian concerns in the area.The following agencies were represented: ARUDA, IOM, VSF-CH, WFP, Concern Worldwide, IRC, OCHA, UNDSS and TDI/UNMAS.
The Inter-Cluster Working Group (ICWG) in Juba and Bentiu conducted an Initial Rapid Need Assessment (IRNA) team to Mankien in Mayom County from 20-23 February 2015 to assess the humanitarian situation in the area. The team consisted of a thirteen-person UN and INGO team with participants from various humanitarian organisations, representing 8 clusters (Education, FSL, GBV, Health, NFI&ES, Nutrition, Protection, WASH). The team was received by representatives of the SSRRC, and INGO partners working in Mankien.