Recovery and Reconstruction

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Chad + 4 others
Central African Republic Regional Response Plan January - December 2014

This regional inter-agency appeal aims at mobilizing the emergency response for the influx of refugees from the Central African Republic (CAR) since December 2013 to the Republics of Cameroon and Chad, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Republic of Congo (RoC).
Immediate priorities to support the preservation of lives include the provision of food, individual and family protection, health and nutrition, water and sanitation and shelter.

International Organization for Migration:

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Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) Consolidated Cluster Briefs, 11 April 2014

OVERVIEW

The Camp Coordination and Camp Management Cluster tracks and monitors displacement flows in all displacement sites in order to define caseloads, identify vulnerable groups, monitor and coordinate service provision in camps and advocate durable solutions for internally displaced people (IDPs).

International Organization for Migration:

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UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Solomon Islands Humanitarian Situation Report #4, 10-14 April 2014

Salient Points

  • Torrential rain and river overflow in Honiara, Guadalcanal,
    Malaita and Isabel Provinces caused massive flooding, damages and displacement between 3 and 5 April 2014.

  • Two earthquakes (7.2 and 7.7 in magnitude) have shaken Solomon Islands in the last few days, triggering tsunami warnings and evacuations, but fortunately no tsunami.
    Rapid assessments have not revealed any visible damage, but relief efforts were delayed while people twice evacuated high risk areas.

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Turkey + 1 other
Bilal smiles again thanks to music

By Ayberk Yurtsever

ADANA, Turkey, April 2014 – Youth worker Sevgi Biçer first noticed the boy at the opening of Adana Sarıçam Camp’s Child Friendly Space. “He was serious and aggressive, like an adult,” she said. “The other children were painting fabric, while he just walked around, watching.”

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UNICEF-supported programme boosts resilience and participation of conflict-affected young people in Syria

By David Youngmeyer

Tartous, Syria, 3 April 2014 - A UNICEF-supported programme in Tartous governorate, run by local charity partner Al Batoul, aims to reach more than 2,700 conflict-affected young people with health awareness, psychosocial and social skills.

As well as two youth centres in locations with high numbers of displaced families, the programme includes outreach activities at shelters in the area and helps to build young people’s resilience, as well as encouraging community participation.

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Jordan + 1 other
NRC, UNICEF open youth training programme in Emirati-Jordanian Camp for Syrian refugees [EN/AR]

AZRAQ, 30 March 2014 — The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and UNICEF inaugurated a youth training centre that will provide a range of informal technical and vocational training courses for Syrian refugee youth in the Emirati–Jordanian Camp in Mraijib Al Fhoud on Sunday.

The centre was inaugurated in the presence of the United Arab Emirates Ambassador, His Excellency Dr. Abdullah Nasser Al Ameri, British Ambassador, His Excellency Mr. Peter Millett, UNICEF Jordan Representative, Ms. Rozanne Chorlton, and NRC Country Director, Mr. Robert Beer.

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Vaccines and immunization equipment to benefit children affected by Typhoon Yolanda

MANILA, 20 March 2014 — Rebuilding the cold chain infrastructure, which was severely damaged by Typhoon Yolanda last November, has been a shared priority for the Philippine Government, the United Nations Children's Fund, (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO).

When Typhoon Yolanda struck, Leyte and Eastern Samar were among the hardest hit areas, with Tacloban City bearing the brunt of the damage. Health care infrastructure was severely damaged; and cold chain equipment and vaccines were destroyed.

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UNDP and UNICEF join hands for waste management in Yolanda-affected areas

Manila: In a simple signing ceremony UNDP and UNICEF have officially confirmed their agreement for the implementation of US$ 3.5 million for waste management in Typhoon Yolanda affected areas. The project will be implemented by UNDP with funding provided by UNICEF.

Abdul Alim, Representative ad interim, on behalf of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), and Maurice Dewulf, Country Director, on behalf of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have signed the agreement.

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République centrafricaine : l’eau potable est rétablie pour plus de 183 000 personnes à l’approche de la saison des pluies

BANGUI, République centrafricaine/DAKAR, Sénégal, 5 mars 2014 – Juste avant le début de la saison des pluies, qui accroît le risque de maladies d’origine hydrique comme le choléra, l’UNICEF et ses partenaires ont rétabli en République centrafricaine (RCA) les services en eau salubre et eau potable chlorée pour plus de 183 000 personnes déplacées.

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Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) Consolidated Cluster Briefs, 10 March 2014

OVERVIEW

The Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) Cluster tracks and monitors displacement flows in all displacement sites in order to define caseloads, identify vulnerable groups, monitor and coordinate service provision and advocate durable solutions for internally displaced persons (IDPs).

International Organization for Migration:

Copyright © IOM. All rights reserved.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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UNICEF Somalia Monthly SitRep #12, December 2013

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Events to commemorate the World AIDS Day were convened all over Somalia and included sports activities, performances by local traditional dancers and singers and official receptions focusing on awareness-raising.

  • General decrease in the total new admissions for nutrition services since January to date across all regions due to closure of nutrition programmes across the country as humanitarian funding levels have reduced significantly.

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Drinking water restored to over 183,000 people ahead of the rainy season

BANGUI, Central African Republic/ DAKAR, Senegal 5 March 2014 – Just ahead of the onset of the rainy season, which increases the risk of water-borne diseases like cholera, UNICEF and its partners have restored safe and chlorinated drinking water for more than 183,000 displaced people across the Central African Republic (CAR).

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In areas of Indonesia hit hard by the 2004 tsunami, investment in children’s resilience yields long-term results

Since 2004, malaria has been eliminated in Sabang, and government investment in disaster risk reduction included the construction of hundreds of earthquake-resistant schools.

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For Jericho and other children, a space for recovery

By Marissa Aroy

A young survivor finds a way to help other children – and himself – recover from the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan.

ROXAS CITY, Philippines, 27 February 2014 – For most of his life, 12-year-old Jericho has lived with his grandmother Monica Ignacio in a bamboo hut in Roxas City, Panay Island. The house was woefully inadequate against the sheer force of Typhoon Haiyan.

“We were afraid because the roof was shaking and then broke. Grandma was almost hit by the falling roof debris,” says Jericho.

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Iraq + 1 other
Iraq: RRP5 Update - December 2013: Education

NEEDS

As the majority of Syrian refugees in Iraq (some 95 per cent) are residing in the Kurdistan Region (KR), ensuring access to education in a mix of Arabic and Kurdish languages is a key priority, particularly for urban refugees.
In collaboration with government counterparts, the identified priority needs are:

• Provision of protective, safe and healthy learning spaces to enrol all refugee children;

• Retention of children already enrolled in elementary and intermediate levels;

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Education Cluster: Response to Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), 14 February 2014

OVERVIEW

Typhoon Haiyan swept through the central Philippines on 8 November, killing over 6,000 people, displacing some four million, and causing extensive damage to schools and the loss of school equipment and learning materials.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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UNICEF and Nepal Red Cross Society sign a Memorandum of Understanding to work closely together for emergency preparedness, response and early recovery

KATHMANDU, 30 January 2014: UNICEF and Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Kathmandu today committing to working more closely together for emergency preparedness, response and early recovery. A strategic partnership between UNICEF and NRCS for effective humanitarian action and post-disaster recovery, the MOU seeks to build on the agencies’ history of co-operation and collaboration and establishes clear areas of responsibilities. The MoU also seeks to promote human dignity and non-discrimination in emergency or disaster situations.