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Cameroon + 2 others
UNICEF Cameroon Humanitarian Situation Report, August 5, 2014

Highlights

UNICEF continues to be engaged in providing humanitarian assistance in four regions of Cameroon – the Far North, North, Adamawa and the East – which have been facing recurring emergencies.

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UNICEF Somalia Monthly SitRep 8, August 2014

Highlights

  • Overcrowded IDP camps and inadequate access to safe water, hygiene and sanitation facilities are increasing the risk of disease outbreak including acute watery diarrhoea and polio. 5,000 measles cases have been confirmed since the start of the outbreak in February. Malnutrition rates in IDP camps in Mogadishu, Dhobley, Dollow, Kismayo, Dhusamareeb, Garowe and Galkacyo have exceeded emergency thresholds, stressing the urgency of addressing underlying causes to save children’s lives.

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Iraq Weekly Humanitarian Situation Report 16th – 22th September 2014

Highlights

  • UNICEF provided psychosocial support services (PSS) for a total of 2,127 children in the Governorate of Erbil via its network of static and mobile child friendly spaces (CFS).

  • In the central and south zones, UNICEF trucked approximately 2,336,250 liters of water during the reporting period, reaching 2,623 families (15,756 individuals) across the central and southern provinces.

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UNICEF Sierra Leone Humanitarian Situation Report – Reporting Period 15-21 September 2014

Highlights

  • UNICEF continues to scale-up operations to support the Government of Sierra Leone’s (GoSL) response to the Ebola crisis. With funds from the World Bank, this week UNICEF has procured and distributed 100 metric tons of essential drugs and equipment worth over $1.7 million.

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UNICEF Guinea: Humanitarian Situation Report, 19 September 2014

Highlights

  • As of 16 September 2014, Guinea has recorded a total of 964 cases and 608 Ebola deaths. Ebola confirmed cases and deaths have risen to 771 and 442, respectively.

  • 178 children (0-18 years) are among the cases (140 confirmed, 30 probable and 8 suspected) and 112 children have died.

  • Over 5,000 Guinean children are directly affected by the Ebola outbreak, with 1,400 children having lost one or both parents to the virus.

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UNICEF South Sudan Humanitarian Situation Report #40, 10 - 23 September 2014

Highlights

  • According to the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification for September, while the food security situation has improved, the nutrition situation will remain dire for remainder of the year. The prevalence of global acute malnutrition (GAM) is likely to remain above emergency thresholds (GAM >15%), as defined by WHO, especially in conflict-affected states. High levels of acute malnutrition are attributed to inadequate food consumption, morbidity, dietary and feeding habits, and severely constrained health and nutrition service delivery.

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Ukraine Humanitarian Situation Report #18, 19 September 2014

Highlights

• The number of internally displaced increased to 262,977, while more than 366,866 people have fled eastern Ukraine to seek refuge in neighboring countries. At least one third of them are children (as of 12 September).

• The number of IDP children who entered school and preschool education facilities in different regions of Ukraine is approximately 49,195 (as of 8 September, Ministry of Education and Science (MoES).

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L’UNICEF remet à la province du Katanga les Equipement des Structures Sanitaires (PESS)

Après le Bas-Congo, le Bandundu, les Nord et Sud Kivu, Kinshasa et les Kasaïs, l’UNICEF a remis le 15 septembre 2014 au Gouvernement de la province du Katanga les équipements et matériels médico-sanitaires dans le cadre du Projet d’Equipement des Structures Sanitaires (PESS).

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In Somalia, emergency airlifts supply towns unreachable by road

A major logistics operation is underway in Somalia to bring urgent aid to areas cut off from international help.

By Athanas Makundi

Cargo flights to previously cut-off areas of Somalia have enabled UNICEF to provide essential vaccines, therapeutic food and medicine for malnutrition, and school supplies for thousands of children.

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UNICEF-Sierra Leone Ebola Virus Disease Weekly Update (8-14 September 2014)

This report provides an update on the UNICEF response to the Ebola emergency in Sierra Leone. All statistics, other than those related to UNICEF support, are from the daily Sit-Rep issued by the Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MoHS).

Highlights

Situation Overview

  • The cumulative number of laboratory confirmed cases are 1464 (185 new cases since last week). The number of confirmed deaths is 463 with a Case Fatality Rate (CFR) based on confirmed cases of 31.6% (13 th September 2014).

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UNICEF Philippines Humanitarian Situation Report #25, Issued on 12 September 2014

Highlights

  • UNICEF and partners continue to provide life-saving and recovery assistance for children affected by Typhoon Haiyan.

  • UNICEF and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) launched an extended unconditional cash transfer (UCT) programme targeting 5,801 households in the most affected municipalities in Eastern Samar. Each household will receive around US$ 100 per month on top of the regular cash grants provided by the DSWD to poor households.

Typhoon Haiyan

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Iraq + 1 other
Iraq Weekly Humanitarian Situation Report, 08 September 2014

Highlights

  • UNICEF locally procured 14,000 sets of clothes (each set containing underwear, t-shirt, pants, sandals/shoes) for newborns and children up to 17 years who fled from their homes with little more than the clothes they were wearing. Distribution of the clothes by DMC, with the support of UNICEF started September 3, to IDP children living in Bajid Kandala 1 and 2 and is ongoing.

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South Sudan + 4 others
UNICEF South Sudan Humanitarian Situation Report #39, 3 - 9 September 2014

Highlights

  • The total number of reported new admissions to the therapeutic feeding programme for the management of SAM stands at 54,573 children aged 0-59 months from January 2014 to date.

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UNICEF-Sierra Leone Ebola Virus Disease Weekly Update (1-7 September 2014)

This report provides an update on the UNICEF response to the Ebola emergency in Sierra Leone. All statistics, other than those related to UNICEF support, are from the daily Sit-Rep issued by the Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MOHS).

Highlights

Situation Overview

  • The cumulative number of laboratory confirmed cases is 1,276 (157 new cases since last week). The number of confirmed deaths is 426 with a Case Fatality Rate (CFR) based on confirmed cases of 33.4% (6th September 2014).

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Central African Republic Humanitarian Situation Report - 4 September 2014

Highlights

  • On 22 August, a new government of National Unity was formed by the new Prime Minister.

  • From 20 to 21 August, killings and reprisals between Muslim and Christian armed groups led to at least 10 deaths in Boda.

  • On 20 August, a clash between Muslims from the 3rd Arrondissement and the international forces (EUFOR and SANGARIS) resulted in 5 deaths and 33 injured.

  • In Bambari, from 25 to 27 August, fighting between two ex-Seleka factions led to at least 11 deaths and 26 injured.

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UNICEF Somalia Humanitarian Situation Report - July 2014

Highlights

  • 14,090 children were vaccinated through UNICEF-supported sub National Immunisation Days (sNID) in July, a 60 per cent more than the previous month due to increased access to children and successful communication for development (C4D) interventions. Over 4,500 children have been diagnosed with measles since February particularly in Puntland, Banadir and Lower Juba where extremely low measles coverage rates exist.

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Ukraine Humanitarian Situation Report #17, 05 September 2014

Highlights

  • As of 29 August, the number of internally displaced people increased to 230,389, while more than 283,065 people have fled eastern Ukraine to seek refuge in neighbouring countries. At least one third of them are children.

  • On 1 September around 900 schools in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts did not open due to ongoing fighting hampering the access to education for approximately 270,000 children.

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Iraq + 1 other
Iraq Weekly Humanitarian Situation Report, 26th August – 1st September 2014

Highlights

  • According to estimates of OCHA, over 1.8 million people are estimated to be displaced countrywide since January 2014.