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29 Aug 2016 description

KEY DRIVERS OF THE CRISIS

Recurring natural disasters such as droughts and floods combined with the volatility of markets, pushed many households and communities into chronic vulnerability.

Conflict in northern Nigeria and CAR has displaced refugees to Cameroon, and caused internal displacements. In addition, increasing insecurity in the far North of Cameroon and along the border of CAR hampers humanitarian access.

Poor coverage of sanitation and access to clean water remain the main causes of malnutrition and water-borne diseases.

29 Aug 2016 description
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Highlights

  • Around 21 million children U5 were vaccinated against polio, 724,361 children were enrolled in formal education, 283,815 in non-formal/informal education across the Syria Crisis countries in 2016 through support of UNICEF and partners.

  • Since the beginning of the year, over one million estimated people living in besieged and hard to reach areas inside Syria were served with essential supplies including health, nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene, education, child protection and non-food items.

29 Aug 2016 description
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par Joseph Tsongo

Blogueur invité – La RDC est un pays controversé. On parle souvent de ses inégalités, de l’insécurité et de la corruption, mais moins de l’éducation, pourtant la base de toute société. Reportage dans les Virunga.

De mon point de vue les enfants qui n’ont jamais été à l’école sont probablement à la charge d’une famille incapable de les scolariser à cause d’une extrême pauvreté qui hante le foyer. Je me suis rendu sur le terrain pour mener mon enquête.

Reportage à Kanyabayonga, dans les Virunga

29 Aug 2016 description

29.08.2016 – GIZ's Fit for School programme supports ministries of education across South-East Asia in improving hygiene in schools and facilitating a healthy environment for learning.

‘Water for Sustainable Growth’ is the theme of this year’s World Water Week, which is taking place in Stockholm from 28 August to 2 September 2016. The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is participating in the conference and will be presenting a number of its projects dedicated to equal access to water and sanitation.

29 Aug 2016 description
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By Alexandre Brecher

When Francois Sakotai offered shelter to three young displaced girls, he didn’t know his generosity would spark a miracle: the reunification of a mother and her children.

DZAWANDAI, Cameroon, 25 August 2016 – When asked about his age, Francois Sakotai smiles. “I don’t know, he said, maybe 70, 80? The only thing I can say, is that I am old. I am old and I was lonely, until Elisabeth, Delphine and Waibai came to my home.”

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Transitional justice and democratisation nexus:

29 Aug 2016 description
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Fuente: Andina - PE

Un millón 292 mil soles se vienen invirtiendo en la atención de 11 escuelas públicas de la provincia de Caylloma, Arequipa, que fueron afectadas por el sismo ocurrido en dicha zona el pasado 14 de agosto, informó el Programa Nacional de Infraestructura Educativa (Pronied), del Ministerio de Educación.

29 Aug 2016 description

Protection (Child Protection / SGBV)

  • The Lebanese General Directorate of General Security (GSO) has confirmed the lifting of the pledge not to work as part of the residency renewal requirements, and its replacement with a pledge to abide by Lebanese laws; the USD 200 fees remain. This new requirement is being progressively implemented.
29 Aug 2016 description

The monthly dashboard summarizes the progress made by partners involved in the Lebanon Crisis Response and highlights trends aecting people in need. Partners in Lebanon are working to: 1) ensure humanitarian assistance and protection for the most vulnerable among the displaced from Syria and poorest Lebanese; 2) strengthen the capacity of national and local delivery systems to expand access to and quality of basic services; and 3) reinforce Lebanon’s economic, social, institutional and environmental stability.

29 Aug 2016 description

Highlights

The new Minister of Home Affairs, Honorable Mwigulu Nchemba, visited Kigoma region from 9 to 10 August 2016 to familiarize with the refugee operation in all three refugee camps, i.e. Nyaragusu, Nduta and Mtendeli. During the mission, the Minister met with refugee leaders and visited various activities implemented by the humanitarian agencies in the camps.

29 Aug 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

657,048 Syrians registered with UNHCR in Jordan, accounting for 7 per cent of the national population

56,690 Iraqis registered with UNHCR in Jordan, a third of whom are under 18.

2 Jordan hosts the second highest number (87) of refugees per 1,000 inhabitants in the world

6 Jordan represents the sixth highest refugee-hosting country in the world

90 Percentage of Syrians living outside of camps and below the poverty line in Jordan

29 Aug 2016 description

DHALA, YEMEN, 28th August, 2016 (WAM) - Fadl Al Ja'adi, the Governor of Yemeni province of Dhala, attended on Sunday the re-opening of three schools which were renovated by the Emirates Red Crescent Authority (ERC).

The school were partially damaged during the assault launched against the province by the Houthi militia and their allies, the forces of deposed President Saleh.

In a speech made after the re-opening, Al Ja'adi praised the role played by the ERC in restoring the educational infrastructure through renovation, maintenance and furnishing work.

28 Aug 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

UNICEF celebrates its 25th anniversary in Venezuela working in partnership with public agencies, civil society and the academia, implementing its 2015-2019 programme

28 Aug 2016 description
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En su 25 aniversario en Venezuela, UNICEF trabaja en alianza con organismos públicos, la sociedad organizada y la academia implementando el programa 2015-2019

28 Aug 2016 description

La Corporación de Municipalidades de la República de El Salvador (COMURES) se complace en presentar el informe de resultados de la Consultoría: “Diagnóstico sobre situación de los municipios de El Salvador para responder a la Niñez y Adolescencia y otros sectores vulnerables, incluyendo alternativas de financiamiento para implementación de la Ley de Protección Integral de la Niñez y Adolescencia (LEPINA)”, coordinado por esta Gremial con auspicio del Fondo de la Naciones Unidas para la Infancia (UNICEF).

27 Aug 2016 description
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Par Alexandre Brecher

En recueillant trois jeunes filles déplacées à la suite de l’attaque de leur village par Boko Haram, François Sakotai ne se doutait pas que ce geste généreux serait à l’origine d’un miracle : la réunion d’une mère avec ses enfants.

DZAWANDAI, Cameroun, 25 août 2016 – Lorsqu’on lui demande son âge, François Sakotai se contente de sourire. « Je ne sais pas, répond-il, 70 ans, 80 peut-être ? Tout ce que je sais, c’est que je suis vieux. Je suis vieux et j’étais seul, jusqu’à ce qu’Élisabeth, Delphine et Waibai arrivent chez moi. »

27 Aug 2016 description
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SC/12492
26 AUGUST 2016

At its fifty-eighth meeting, on 17 May 2016, the Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict, in connection with the examination of the second report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in Iraq (S/2015/852), agreed to address the following message through a public statement issued by the Char of the Working Group.

To all parties to the armed conflict in Iraq:

27 Aug 2016 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster On 14 August at 21:58, a 5.3 earthquake (on the Richter scale, III-IV on the Mercalli Intensity Scale) struck Peru, affecting the province of Caylloma in particular. The epicentre was located at a depth of 8kmm some 10 km south-west of Chivay, Arequipa (coordinates: latitude - 15.64 and longitude - 71.68).