Situation in Afghanistan
53,522 school age children are among the recently displaced people by the Mosul offensive since 17th of October. Given the current returns to the recently retaken areas, the displaced numbers are reducing as per the DTM.
26,709 children (49.7% females) are accessing non-formal education in the 25 Temporary Learning Spaces established in the camps, with a significant number more to be established over the coming weeks.
56,660 school age children are among the recently displaced people by the Mosul offensive since 17th of October. Unfortunately this number is rapidly increasing as the displacements continues.
23,799 children (48.9% females) are accessing non-formal education in the 25 Temporary Learning Spaces established in the camps, with a significant number more to be established over the coming weeks.
Launch of Soura wa Hikaya photographic exhibition and book
Beirut, February 3, 2017 – The Soura wa Hikaya photographic exhibition was opened today at the Madina Theatre with the participation of 70 adolescent boys and girls from Lebanon, Syria, Palestine and Iraq. The exhibition brings together the photography and reporting produced by the youths participating in a programme implemented by Zakira NGO in partnership with UNICEF.
Total people in need: 5 million
Total children (<18) in need: 3 million
Total people to be reached in 2017: 3.9 million
Total children to be reached in 2017: 1 million
2017 programme targets
• 112,500 children aged 6 to 59 months affected by SAM admitted for treatment
• 200,000 children under 5 vaccinated against measles
• 400,000 children and women provided with access to emergency health care services
On 19 December, an earthquake of 5.8 magnitude hit the northwest part of Ecuador in Esmeraldas province with epicenter in Atacames. Subsequently, 144 aftershocks took place in the area.
More than 4,000 people have been affected (including 3 people dead), while 145 buildings were damaged or destroyed.
Local working groups were immediately activated in order to respond.
In 2016, there were verified reports of over 2,300 grave violations against children by armed forces and groups throughout Syria. Of these, killing and maiming of children and recruitment and use of children were the most prevalent violations. The actual numbers are likely to be much higher.
The situation in East Jerusalem remains tense. Child protection concerns continue as a result. During the fourth quarter, 220 arrests of children in East Jerusalem were documented by Wadi Hilweh Centre. UNICEF reached 195 children in conflict with the law (88.6 per cent of those identified) with legal support through the Wadi Hilweh Centre.
UNICEF Pacific Representative, Mr. Sheldon Yett, presented his credentials to the Prime Minister of Vanuatu, Hon. Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas
To date 73 per cent of children under five have been registered, while 86 per cent of children under 18 years have their birth recorded in the national birth registration system
Pidie Jaya, Aceh: The crack starts near the door and cuts to the back wall through dusty tiles, a distance of some six or seven metres.
Considering the wreckage just a stone’s throw away – where homes lie in ruins, schools in piles of debris – the crack, which teachers at MIN Pangwa Islamic elementary school describe as the worst of the earthquake damage, might seem almost trivial.
But to Rajwa, 10, a fifth grade student, it is a kind of trigger -- a frightening reminder of an event that killed two of his classmates and forced his family from their home for weeks.
Par UNICEF Haiti
By UNICEF Haiti
When Hurricane Matthew passed over Haiti in early October 2016, it flattened entire neighbourhoods and destroyed the livelihoods of large portions of the population. UNICEF is working with the Government to address the lasting impacts on children, including protracted food insecurity, persistent risk of disease, and disruptions to the infrastructures of water and sanitation, education and health.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, le 4 janvier 2017 – Près de trois mois après le passage de l'ouragan de catégorie 4 , l’UNICEF et ses partenaires continuent d’apporter une aide aux personnes affectées.
UNICEF teams were among the first to arrive in affected areas after hurricane Matthew.
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PORT-AU-PRINCE, 4 January 2017 – Almost three months after hurricane Matthew, UNICEF and its partners continue to deliver humanitarian aid to those most affected by the category 4 storm.
2017 Requirements: US$1,041,550,413
EAST JERUSALEM, 23 December 2016 - Geert Cappelaere, UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa, has completed a four-day visit to the State of Palestine, where he witnessed firsthand the challenges which children face; results achieved for and with them through UNICEF-supported programmes and partnerships; and the hopes and dreams children have.
“The State of Palestine has achieved great strides in some fields, such as immunization or education. However some challenges remain, making UNICEF’s mandate more important than ever,” Cappelaere said.
2017 Requirements: US$354,638,896
2017 Requirements: US$24,546,000
**NOVEMBER HIGHLIGHTS: **
Textbooks were provide for all Syrian Refugee schools in all location with partners support
Provision of winter uniform cloths to the students, started in Qaladze and Ranyia.
Rehabilitation of the main road for Qamishlo School/ Domiz camp was completed in Novermber
Further aftershocks in Atacames last week (5.3): the government has extended the state of exception to mid-January 2017.
Local authorities are increasing their presence and involvement in the emergency response as the reconstruction phase evolves.
IOM reported a decrease in the number of IDPs living in informal shelters: with 42 informal shelters closed during the reporting period.