Recovery and Reconstruction

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14 Jun 2015 description
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KATHMANDU, 13 June 2015 – On 12 June, Bardiya district in mid-western region became the 24th district in the country to be declared free of open defecation culminating the 16th National Sanitation Action Week that this year focussed on improving hygiene and sanitation during the post-disaster period.

12 Jun 2015 description
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Three months after Category 5 Tropical Cyclone Pam hit Vanuatu with devastating force, Vila North School is a study in contrasts. Children released for break scream with delight as they scamper from tents set up as temporary classrooms, past the destroyed parts of their school. Builders work around them, replacing the roofing on classrooms and rebuilding destroyed facilities as teachers plan their lessons from a temporary office inside a repurposed shipping container. Students and teachers can see the progress around them – but much remains to be done.

10 Jun 2015 description

MAY HIGHLIGHTS:

An estimated 79,965 are refugee children between the ages of 3 – 17 years. Of these 58,327 are school age boys and girls between ages of 6 to 17 years.

05 Jun 2015 description
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

On 27 May, the Nepal Ministry of Finance issued a decision: “Approval of top up cash transfer for early recovery for vulnerable population affected by the Earthquake”. This marks the beginning of a crucial intervention.

05 Jun 2015 description
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Highlights:

§ On 26 May, a rocket was launched from Gaza, hitting an inhabited area of Ashkelon, resulting in no casualties. The Israeli Air Force (IAF) responded with 10 airstrikes on several Islamic Jihad military sites across Gaza. No casualties were reported.

§ According to the World Bank report to the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee, unemployment in the Gaza Strip is one of the highest in the world at 43% -- nearly 60% amongst youth.

05 Jun 2015 description
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PORT VILA, 04 June 2015 – Children recovering from the devastation caused by Cyclone Pam and local authorities told their stories to Daniel Toole, UNICEF Regional Director for East Asia and the Pacific, during Mr. Toole’s visit to Tanna Island in Vanuatu at the end of May.

Mr. Toole spent two days on Tanna speaking to survivors and assessing the impact of UNICEF’s work on the ground to support local communities recovery efforts after the Tropical Cyclone.

04 Jun 2015 description
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BANGKOK, 4 June 2015 – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) today received a donation of US$1 million for the Nepal earthquake response from the people of Thailand. The donation was presented by the Royal Thai Government after they raised the funds through voluntary contributions from individuals across the country. The funds will support UNICEF’s lifesaving work for children and their families affected by the devastating earthquake that hit Nepal last April.

28 May 2015 description
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Highlights

  • 122 Child Friendly Spaces (CFS) are now set up by the Education and Protection clusters for displaced communities, benefiting 12,200 affected children in Sindhupalchowk, Dhading, Kavre, Gorkha, Sindhuli, Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur districts.

28 May 2015 description
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For children affected by the Ebola virus, either as survivors or after losing family members or caregivers, UNICEF is working with partner organizations to provide psychosocial support and to help them realize a brighter future.

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, 26 May 2015 – When child survivors like 10-year-old Hawa* emerge from the plastic-walled Ebola treatment centres, there are relief, smiles and often a joyous mix of dancing and singing.

24 May 2015 description
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One month after two major earthquakes devastated Nepal, one in six children in the country are still in urgent need of humanitarian assistance - with increasing risk of chronic physical and emotional conditions. Food, water and shelter are still the top priorities for aid in the affected districts. In the past month, UNICEF has worked with partners to distribute tents, tarpaulins, hygiene kits, therapeutic foods, medical kits, information/education/communication materials, plastic buckets, school-in-a-box and early childhood development kits.

19 May 2015 description
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Résumé de la crise :

Le samedi 19 avril 2015 aux environs de 18h00, un vent violent suivi d’une forte pluie ont causé des dégâts importants dans 3 quartiers (Mayenga, Tumba et N’Sele) de l’agglomération de Kwilu Ngongo avec un bilan de 166 maisons complètement écroulées et 63 maisons avec toitures emportées, laissant 1074 personnes sans-abris (Cfr bulletin d’Information de la Croix-Rouge datant du 21 avril).

18 May 2015 description

APRIL HIGHLIGHTS:

An estimated 79,965 are refugee children between the ages of 3 – 17 years. Of these 58,327 are school age boys and girls between ages of 6 to 17 years.

12 May 2015 description

57,736 Syrian children registered with UNHCR Egypt

MARCH HIGHLIGHTS:

• On Monday March 30th 2015, UNHCR Regional Representative Ms. Elizabeth Tan met the Newly Appointed Minister of Education Dr. Mohib Al Rafei. Ms. Tan raised a number of issues with the minister including past and future cooperation between UNHCR and the MoE in schools with high density of Syrian refugee children.

12 May 2015 description
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Le projet sur le financement accéléré du GPE s’approchant vers la fin, l’une des principales activités toujours en cours sur le terrain est celle de la réhabilitation légère et la construction de hangars modernes. En particulier, la construction des hangars modernes produit visiblement une amélioration dans l’environnement d’apprentissage pour les élèves. En effet, il n’est pas question de construire un simple hangar, mais plutôt d’établir une fondation solide pour créer une structure qui peut se transformer en école en dur plus tard.

05 May 2015 description
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Yangon, 5 May 2015 – For the first time in Myanmar, the Chin State Administration revealed today its Local Social Plan to benefit children and women, supplementing the State’s Comprehensive 5-year Development Plan 2016-21.

The plan, supported by UNICEF, in collaboration with Myanmar Institute for Integrated Development (MIID) and with financial support from the Government of Denmark, aims at producing new results for children and their families within the decentralisation reforms led by the Government of Myanmar.

05 May 2015 description

FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE, May 4, 2015 – The Government of Sierra Leone in collaboration with the World Bank and UNICEF had established a Social Protection Policy in 2011 which has culminated into a Social Safety Net programme to support extremely poor households and vulnerable communities throughout the country.