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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 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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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.

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Liberia + 3 others
Ebola Virus Disease: Personal Protective Equipment and Other Ebola-Related Supply Update - September 2014

1. Summary

  • The current EVD outbreak has reached five countries in West Africa, with 3,052 documented cases and 1,546 deaths (as of 29 August). A separate, unrealted Ebola outbreak has also been reported in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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UNICEF South Sudan Humanitarian Situation Report #38, 27 August - 2 September 2014

Highlights

  • An integrated measles, polio and vitamin A campaign is underway in the three conflict-affected states. So far, 23,826 children have been vaccinated against polio and 23,570 against measles in and around Malakal while 2,802 children have been reached with polio vaccine and 2,504 with measles vaccine in Bor PoC and town.

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UNICEF-Sierra Leone Ebola Virus Disease Weekly Update (25-31 August 2014)

Highlights Situation Overview

  • The cumulative number of laboratory confirmed cases is77 ( 142 new cases since last week). T he number of confirmed deaths is7 with a Case Fatality Rate (CFR) base d on confirmed cases of5 .% (1 August 20 14) .

  • Of the E bola confirmed cases around 22% are children (-7 years ).

  • Sixty four () patients are currently admitted at the Kenema solation Unit with cumulative discharges of 244 (survivors) .

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Togo + 4 others
UNICEF Togo: Humanitarian Situation Report, 28 August 2014

Highlights

  • The WHO has classified Togo as a ‘border country’ of epidemic - affected countries because of the air traffic with Asky Airlines, whose hub is based in Lomé. Asky operates across 23 West and Central countries.

  • An isolation centre has been identified and equipped in the University Hospital of Lomé. Five other sites are identified in the other 5 regions. But not yet equipped. The health staff were trained.

  • A free help line has been set up to that anyone can call and find information or advice regarding EVD

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Iraq + 1 other
Iraq Weekly Humanitarian Situation Report, 19th – 25th August 2014

Highlights

  • After temporary disruption of most ongoing water trucking activities in the North of Iraq, due to armed conflict, UNICEF is supporting the Dahuk Water Directorate with the daily provision of 67 water trucks across Dahuk Governorate, serving 80,500 IDPs in schools, settlements, unfinished buildings, and within the host communities.

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Liberia + 7 others
Sub-Regional Response to the Ebola Outbreak As of 25 August 2014

SITUATION IN NUMBERS

26 MILLION PEOPLE LIVING IN AREAS AFFECTED BY EBOLA (EVD)

4.5 MILLION CHILDREN UNDER 5 LIVING IN AFFECTED AREAS

5.8 MILLION CHILDREN AGED 10-19 LIVING IN AFFECTED AREAS

RESPONSE HIGHLIGHTS

• In Liberia, in addition to social mobilization, health and hygiene promotion activities, UNICEF is working with government and NGO partners to develop psychosocial services for families affected by Ebola, and to establish a system of identification and care of children orphaned by Ebola.

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UNICEF Guinea: Humanitarian Situation Report, 21 August 2014

Highlights

  • As of 21 August 2014, Guinea has recorded a total of 607 cases and6 deaths. Ebola confirmed cases and deaths have risen to43 and64 , respectively .

  • As of August 22, 103 children (0 - 18 years) were among the cases (76 confirmed, 23 probable, 4 suspected) ; 70 have died.

  • In August, t he disease spread to s everal new area s including Nzérékoré and Yomou in the South and Siguiri, close to the border with Mali.

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UNICEF South Sudan Humanitarian Situation Report #37, 20 - 26 August 2014

Highlights

  • Further heavy rains in Bentiu have meant that most PoCs are now flooded, with people moved from PoC4 to PoC6 where the flooding has been less severe. It has become difficult to find dry land on which latrines can be established. While access to safe water through boreholes and water treatment plants have been maintained, the flooding has caused further latrines to collapse, meaning that there is now one latrine for every 100 people, compared to one latrine for 72 people before the flooding began.

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UNICEF-Sierra Leone Ebola Virus Disease Weekly Update (18-24 August 2014)

Highlights

Situation Overview

  • The cumulative number of laboratory confirmed cases is 935 (160 new cases since last week). The number of confirmed deaths is 341 with a Case Fatality Rate (CFR) based on confirmed cases of 36.5% (24 August 2014).

  • Of the Ebola confirmed cases around 22% are children (0-17 years).

  • Seventy eight (78) patients are currently admitted at the Kenema and Kailahun Isolation Units with cumulative discharges of 236 (survivors).

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State of Palestine Humanitarian Situation Report, as of 25 August 2014

Highlights

  • 26 August will mark the 50th day of the current escalation in the Gaza-Israel conflict that has seen almost 500 children killed. An average of 10 children per day have been killed since 8 July.

  • 89 Gazan families have been killed in during the conflict.

  • Since the expiration of the five-day ceasefire and the resumption of hostilities on 19 August, at least 28 Palestinian children and one Israeli child were killed. In the past 48 hours alone, an additional nine Palestinian children were killed throughout Gaza.