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16 Jan 2017 description

Highlights

  • Following a request from the Ministry of Education, WFP is supporting the School Lunch Programme for Full Day Classes which will be piloted in January 2017 in three selected schools in Angkor Thom district, Siem Reap province.

Operational Updates

14 Jan 2017 description
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Highlights

• The cumulative number of children aged 6-59 months who were treated for severe acute malnutrition (SAM) in the 20 priority districts with high global acute malnutrition (GAM) levels (5% and above) at the end of November 2016, was 6,189.

12 Jan 2017 description
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By Juan Haro

Last April 2016, I arrived in Burundi to serve as a Communication Officer with UNICEF, with a very clear mission: to advocate for the rights of Burundi’s children through the power of storytelling and digital communications.

When I landed for the first time at the international airport in Bujumbura, I realized the situation in the country was highly volatile. Heavily armed policemen and military ‘welcomed’ my arrival to the capital of Burundi.

11 Jan 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 7,984 refugees were received in Uganda from South Sudan between the 4th and 10th of January. After a significant reduction in the number of new arrivals towards the end of 2016, the arrival rate has again increased, with a daily average of 1,140 new arrivals.

  • The majority of South Sudanese refugees arrive in Uganda through informal border points, with 13 refugees arriving in Uganda through the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). 5,389 South Sudanese refugees have reached Uganda through the DRC to date.

11 Jan 2017 description

Key points:

  • Negative coping levels slightly increased across the country

  • Maize prices remain stable amid good supply of the grain in ADMARC markets

  • New admissions into moderate acute malnutrition treatment programmes affected by referral challenges and lack of food stocks

Situation Update

11 Jan 2017 description
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Children and women in West and Central Africa remain vulnerable to multiple threats, including insecurity, conflict, drought, flooding and epidemics. In the Central African Republic and the Lake Chad basin, widespread violence and armed conflict characterized by grave human rights violations have led to mass displacement both internally and across borders.

11 Jan 2017 description
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One of the strongest El Niño events ever recorded has affected more than 51 million people and placed more than 26.5 million children at risk of malnutrition, water shortages and disease in 10 countries in the region.In 2016, more than 1 million children were targeted for treatment for severe acute malnutrition (SAM), and water shortages, protection concerns and the deterioration of basic social services remain key concerns.

10 Jan 2017 description
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Total affected population: 4.7 million

Total affected children: 2.7 million

Total people to be reached in 2017: 850,000

Total children to be reached in 2017: 530,000

10 Jan 2017 description
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Total people in need: 2.2 million

Total children (<18) in need: 1.1 million

Total people to be reached in 2017: 850,000

Total children to be reached in 2017: 600,000

10 Jan 2017 description
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Total people in need:16.1 million

Total children (< 18) in need: 5.2 million

Total people to be reached in 2017: 7.2 million

Total children to be reached in 2017: 3.8 million

10 Jan 2017 description
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Highlights

  • Following violence in Bria (Haute Kotto prefecture) in November among two different Ex-Seleka factions, heavy fighting spread in the Ouaka prefecture for control of Bambari, displacing over 8,000 people.

  • As of the end of November, 434,000 people were reportedly internally displaced, a sharp increase (14,000 people) to the previous month due to the violence that broke out in north east (Bria) and central CAR (Bambari).

09 Jan 2017 description
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Highlights:

  • In December, over one hundred cease fire violations were recorded daily along the ‘contact line’;

  • Under the umbrella of UNHCR, UNICEF delivered 160 tons of education supplies and materials for schools and kindergartens in Luhansk, NGCA;

  • Due to destroyed powerlines, Siverskyi Donets-Donbass Channel, which supplies bulk water to more than four million people in Donetsk Oblast, has temporarily reduced water supply by 50 per cent;

09 Jan 2017 description
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Total people in need: 2.4 million

Total children (<18) in need: 1.5 million

Total people to be reached in 2017: 1.5 million

Total children to be reached in 2017: 1 million

09 Jan 2017 description
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Total affected population: 2,021,000
Total affected children: 869,000

Total people to be reached in 2017: 800,000
Total children to be reached in 2017: 600,000

434,500 children under 5 accessing an integrated package of health interventions, including for the management of diarrhoeal diseases

232,000 persons affected by crises are reached with safe water interventions

08 Jan 2017 description
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posté le 4 JANVIER 2017 par FLAVIEN MULUMBA

BEST OF 2016 – Tout ce que vous avez toujours voulu savoir sur la santé sexuelle des jeunes congolaises et congolais. Des informations d’autant plus importantes, qu’en RDC, la jeunesse constitue un tiers de la population et en est l’un des moteurs les plus puissants.

La forte fécondité de la population et de la jeunesse congolaise

07 Jan 2017 description
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Highlights

  • Despite incidents reported in Kaiga-Kindjiria area, the security situation remains relatively calm in the Lake region. A decrease in incidents has coincided with the surrender of elements associated with armed groups in recent weeks.

  • Results from the most recent national SMART survey indicate an 11.2% prevalence of global acute malnutrition (GAM). 153,738 children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) have been admitted and treated in nutritional units so far in 2016, reaching 79% of the annual target.

07 Jan 2017 description
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Highlights

  • Results from the SMART nutrition survey conducted in December 2016 indicate that the overall national global acute malnutrition (GAM) rate is significantly higher at 4.1% increasing from 2.5% recorded in May 2016 while severe acute malnutrition (SAM) rate is at 0.8% increasing from 0.5% recorded in May. Overall, four out of the seven livelihood zones surveyed are classified as registering poor nutrition status having recorded GAM rates above 5%.

06 Jan 2017 description
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Highlights

  • Uganda is host to over 589,573 South Sudan refugees and asylum seekers since 2014; out of which 64% are children.

  • 130,915 South Sudanese children aged 6 to 59 months have been vaccinated against Polio since January 2016.

  • This year, 3,341 (1,475 boys and 1,866 girls) children born to refugee parents from South Sudan have been registered through the National Mobile Vital Recording system (MVRS). This ensures their right to identity and is a gateway to access services where identification documents are required.

04 Jan 2017 description

In September 2015, the 193 countries of the UN General Assembly adopted the 2030 Development Agenda, replacing the previous Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). This ambitious agenda of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is titled Transforming our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

The previous MDGs identified 8 goals for reducing the number of people who live in extreme poverty, with actions to be taken in developing countries. The new SDGs have shifted development into a shared undertaking that addresses common problems.