Education

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24 Mar 2017 description
report Government of Italy

"Responding to the appeal made by the Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, we have arranged, through Italian Cooperation, a package of humanitarian aid worth 10 million euros in response to the very serious food crisis that is endangering the survival of 20 million people in Yemen, South Sudan, Nigeria and Somalia, including 1.4 million children under 5 with acute malnutrition problems".

23 Mar 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

164,571

The camp population as at 28th February 2017. The figure is inclusive of Kalobeyei population.

2,069

Number of South Sudanese new arrivals registered in the month of February 2017

23,642

The population currently hosted at Kalobeyei Settlement.

FUNDING

USD 65M Requested for Kakuma operation.

Funded 31%

Gap 69%

PRIORITIES

22 Mar 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • UNICEF has revised its humanitarian strategy for 2017 to focus on immediate life-saving measures needed to advert famine. UNICEF has revised its Humanitarian Action for Children (HAC) requirements for Somalia from US$66.1 million to US$147.9 million to meet the increased humanitarian needs of children due to the rapidly deteriorating drought situation which is now affecting most of the country.

21 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

  • Significant increase in admissions of malnourished children and women reported in WFP supported health facilities in Mogadishu, central Somalia and Puntland.

  • WFP requires USD 290 million in order to provide immediate relief assistance and lifesaving nutrition services to the most vulnerable people in drought affected areas for the next six months.

Operational Updates

21 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

  • WFP’s ability to maintain assistance to newly arrived Ethiopian asylums seekers, existing refugees and the vulnerable local populations in drought-affected and urban areas continues to be undermined by limited funding.

Operational Updates

21 Mar 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

811,555 Number of refugees registered in the country

17,919 Number of refugees newly registered in January and February 2017

9,839 Number of refugees newly registered in February

42,109 Number of unaccompanied and separated children

WORKING WITH PARTNERS

15 Mar 2017 description
report World Vision

World Vision (WV) is seeking US$92 million to provide life-saving assistance to 2.2 million drought affected people in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan and Somalia between February 2017 – July 2017

KEY MESSAGES

• Tens of thousands of children could starve to death as famine, starvation, food and water shortages affect 22 million people in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan and Somalia.

15 Mar 2017 description
report World Vision

KEY MESSAGES

• Tens of thousands of children could starve to death as famine, starvation, food and water shortages affect 22 million people in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan and Somalia.

• International aid is urgently needed before the window of opportunity to help closes. The crisis is not getting the attention it needs to ensure children and their families are protected from a looming catastrophe.

14 Mar 2017 description
report ACT Alliance

Appeal Target: US$ 5,136,118

Balance Requested: US$ 5,086,118

Nairobi, 14 March 2017

Dear Colleagues,

14 Mar 2017 description

Burundian refugee sees his future brighten thanks to UNHCR and Microsoft’s Connectivity for Refugees Project

By Tina Ghelli in Dzaleka, Malawi | 10 March 2017

“Everything about computers interests me,” says Remy Gakwaya, a 22-year-old Burundian refugee who resides in Dzalaka refugee camp in Malawi. He currently runs the only computer lab in the camp, called Takeno Lab, where he voluntarily teaches other refugee youth how to programme.

“Java, Python, MYSQLITE, Android Development…” Gakwaya lists the programming languages that he teaches his fellow refugees.

14 Mar 2017 description

Tablet computers and mobile networks are bringing the latest in online education to students in refugee camps, and it’s firing up their interest in learning

By: Catherine Wachiaya in Dadaab, Kenya | 14 March 2017

Dekow Mohamed was still buzzing days after her role model, the Nobel laureate and education activist Malala Yousafzai, visited her school in the sprawling Dadaab refugee complex in Kenya last May.

13 Mar 2017 description
report Government of Japan

The Government of Japan has been providing funds to non-profit organizations such as NGOs, Schools, Medical Institutions and local governments through the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) since 1989. This assistance was initiated in Somalia in 2015.

On 20th February 2017, the Grant Contract for GGP was signed by H.E. Mr. Toshitsugu Uesawa, the Ambassador of Japan to Somalia. The grant, valued at USD 82,991, will be provided to the Formal Education Network for Private Schools (FENPS), based in Mogadishu, Somalia.

13 Mar 2017 description
report Theirworld

This week we have been marking International Women's Day with inspiring stories about people who are tackling gender inequality. Here we look at the continuing attacks on girls' education. Around the world there are 121 million children and adolescents who don't go to school.

Girls make up 53% of those out of primary school and 52% of of those out of lower secondary school, even though only 48% of the world’s under-15 population are girls, according to the Global Partnership for Education.

10 Mar 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

Voluntary repatriation

  • In total, as of 28th February, 52,591 Somali refugees returned home since 8th December 2014, when UNHCR started supporting voluntary return of Somali refugees in Kenya, out of which 13,277 were supported in 2017 alone.
    Road convoys were organized from Dadaab to Dhobley respectively on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Flights to Mogadishu have resumed on 27th February after a long suspension due to security restrictions in Mogadishu since December 2016.

09 Mar 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A total of 5,086 Somalis returned from Kenya with UNHCR assistance;

  • 1,104 non-food item (NFI) kits were distributed to 806 returnee households consisting of 3,766 returnees;

  • UNHCR provided re-installation grants to 4,783 returnees comprising 962 households;

  • Education Grants enabled 5,542 children to access primary and secondary education;

09 Mar 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

1,754
NFIs distributed
2,543
Households provided with cash assistance
5,400
Somali returnees assisted
7,549
Children provided with monthly education fees

Population of concern
A total of 1.2 million people of concern

WORKING WITH PARTNERS

08 Mar 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

801,079
Number of refugees registered in the country

8,085
Number of refugees newly registered in January

129,561
Number of refugee youth in the country

43,061
Number of unaccompanied and separated children

WORKING WITH PARTNERS