Protection and Human Rights

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29 Mar 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

When: Sunday 29th March 2015

Where: Federal Ministry of Finance and National Economy, Khartoum

Who: Mr. Mustafa Yousif Holi, Under Secretary of Ministry of Finance and National Economy and UNICEF Representative in Sudan, Mr. Geert Cappelaere.

29 Mar 2015 description

At the Kuwait conference on Syria, UNRWA is asking for $415 million to support the 560,000 Palestine refugees registered in Syria. 95% of the Palestine refugees cannot meet their daily needs, with UNRWA more than ever a critical life-line. If we do not receive funds immediately at the Kuwait conference, the programme of cash assistance to nearly half a million people will halt in a matter of a few days.

28 Mar 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Three hospitals in Tafea Province, Sanma Province and Efate Island now have capacity to treat severely malnourished children.

  • The distribution of hygiene kits, jerry cans and other water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) items is ongoing, currently covering 50-60 per cent of the affected population.

  • Schools are scheduled to reopen. UNICEF is dispatching temporary learning spaces, education supplies, including Early Childhood Education and Recreation kits.

28 Mar 2015 description

This Indicator Report provides a monthly snapshot of the regional response to the South Sudan Situation. The indicators included report on the Post 15 December 2013 South Sudan caseload only. The report is prepared through collaboration with the reporting country and the Regional Support Hub, Nairobi.

The notes below provide further contextual information on various sector indicators:

NUTRITION

• All recovery rates for both SAM (OTP) and MAM (TSFP) are well within the SPHERE standards of performance.

SHELTER

28 Mar 2015 description

This Indicator Report provides a monthly snapshot of the regional response to the South Sudan Situation. The indicators included report on the Post 15 December 2013 South Sudan caseload only. The report is prepared through collaboration with the reporting country and the Regional Support Hub, Nairobi.

The notes below provide further contextual information on various sector indicators:

POPULATION

Since the influx of Dec 2013, 29,300 SSD children have been received, making up over 64% of the total population received.

28 Mar 2015 description

This Indicator Report provides a monthly snapshot of the regional response to the South Sudan Situation.

The indicators included report on the Post 15 December 2013 South Sudan caseload only. The report is prepared through collaboration with the reporting country and the Regional Support Hub, Nairobi.

The notes below provide further contextual information on various sector indicators:

POPULATION

28 Mar 2015 description

This Indicator Report provides a monthly snapshot of the regional response to the South Sudan Situation. The indicators included report on the Post 15 December 2013 South Sudan caseload only. The report is prepared through collaboration with the reporting country and the Regional Support Hub, Nairobi.

The notes below provide further contextual information on various sector indicators:

EDUCATION

27 Mar 2015 description

Highlights

  • Medical supplies to restock health posts and the transportation of food, water, shelter, hygiene and school kits remain priorities.

  • Government-led food distributions, reaching 92,000 people, are almost completed on Efate Island.

  • Fifteen foreign medical teams are currently covering eight islands in Shefa, Tafea and Penama provinces.

  • Hygiene kits, soaps and purification tablets were distributed to about 3,350 people on Tanna Island.

27 Mar 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The E.U. withdraws 750 soldiers and launches the E.U. Military Advisory Mission to CAR (EUMAM RCA) to support security sector reforms that prioritize protection of civilians

  • The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) releases an appeal requesting $6.2 million to provide agricultural inputs critical to food security and livelihoods in CAR during upcoming lean season

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

27 Mar 2015 description
report Amnesty

The suggestion that visibly pregnant girls in Sierra Leone will be excluded from school exams this Monday will do nothing but damage their education and harm their chances to better their lives, Amnesty International said today.

On Wednesday Sierra Leone’s Education Minister Minkailu Bah reiterated previous comments that visibly pregnant girls could be banned from taking their exams. One key reason given by the minister is that they would provide a bad example to other girls. Passing the exams is a requirement to progress from junior to senior high school.

27 Mar 2015 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Epidémie de choléra : A l’approche de la saison des pluies, des alertes ont été enregistrées dans 20 communes.

  • L’appel de transition pour les deux prochaines années requiert un financement de 401 millions de dollars.

  • Des milliers d’Haïtiens peuvent être expulsés de la République Dominicaine au cours des prochains mois. L’Office nationale de la Migration et ses partenaires se préparent à accueillir les migrants.

27 Mar 2015 description

2014 IN REVIEW

This Annual Report sets out the collective achievements of over 155 actors - including host governments, UN agencies, NGOs, IOM, foundations and donors - to respond to the protection and assistance needs of refugees from Syria and impacted local communities under the Regional Response Plan (RRP6) in 2014.

27 Mar 2015 description

Highlights

  • On 26 March, Government food packages were dispatched to Aneityum utilising four Australian Blackhawk helicopters.

  • The Australian Naval Logistics/Supply Ship HMAS Tobruk is currently off the coast of Tanna. Once docked, HMAS Tobruk will unload stores and commence operation of its water purification unit.

  • New Zealand Defence Force Logistic/Supply vessel HMNZS Canterbury was loaded with relief supplies on 26 March in Port Vila and departed for Epi.

27 Mar 2015 description
report Sphere India

2. Objective of the exercise: “Rights in Crisis Analysis”

27 Mar 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• Following the release of 654 children formerly associated with the Cobra Faction in Lekuangole, part of the Greater Pibor Administrative Area, the total number of released children is now 1,314. Released boys, and now three girls, continue to receive interim care, psychosocial support and family tracing services. Community-based monitoring systems are in place to provide family tracing and post-reunification support for around 200 children who have now returned home; as well as to identify, and help prevent, possible future re-recruitment.

27 Mar 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Cholera Outbreaks in Tete, Sofala, Zambezia, Nampula and Niassa provinces

  • 7,073 cases reported since 25 December and 22 March and 53 deaths with a case fatality rate of 0.7%.

  • Cholera outbreaks are stabilizing in Nampula, Niassa and Tete and spreading to Sofala province with three districts already reporting cases (Beira city, Caia and Nahmatanda).

  • Tete city and Quelimane continue to register large numbers of new cases.

27 Mar 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Situation of displaced people in North-East in numbers

880,199
TOTAL NUMBER OF INTERNALLY DISPLACED PEOPLE LIVING IN CAMPS (SOURCE: IOM, FEBRUARY 2015)

148,484
TOTAL NUMBER OF INTERNALLY DISPLACED PEOPLE LIVING IN HOST COMMUNITIES (SOURCE: IOM, FEBRUARY 2015)

43
NUMBER OF IDP CAMPS IN NORTH-EAST (SOURCE: IOM, FEBRUARY 2015)

UNICEF Mobilization