The Education Cluster planned to support the education of 204,000 children of which 93,840 girls in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA during 2016.
By March 2016, the cluster managed to reach 51,952 children including 20,678 girls in camps, off-camps and in areas of return in KP and FATA.
The Education Cluster is developing a monsoon contingency plan 2016 for effective and efficient humanitarian preparedness and response.
By Bismarck Swangin
As the students quietly file in for morning assembly at Al-Fadheelah School in Sana’a, Yemen, there is no indication of the trauma many of them have experienced, or of the innovative way that the school is helping the children deal with it.
By Indrias G. Kassaye
It’s been more than a decade since the students at the Harry C Primary school in Masorie, Sierra Leone, were able to drink from the well on school grounds. Now a UNICEF-supported rehabilitation project is bringing clean water back to schoolchildren and villagers in the community.
The pace of population displacement has slowed in Syria since the Cessation of Hostilities, since the beginning of February approximately 106,000 people were newly displaced around Aleppo, Idleb and Hassakeh Governorates. Ongoing displacement towards Jordan is reported in Dara’a Governorate as a consequence of the fighting in South Syria with at least 8,500 people have been displaced.
Kathmandu, Nepal, 24 April 2016 : One year after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake devastated Nepal, children continue to face major difficulties. Alongside concerns over living conditions and access to a safe and supportive education, children report enduring feelings of fear and trauma that could compromise their wellbeing in the long term.
KATHMANDU, 24 April 2016 – A year after devastating earthquakes in Nepal, 1.6 million school children are starting the new academic year in affected areas. Yet many of them continue to study in temporary classrooms. While recovery and reconstruction efforts are moving ahead, much remains to be done to ensure a rapid return to normalcy and predictability for these children.
33,438 children (aged 5-17) (boys/girls) are enrolled in formal education (primary or secondary)
Du 31 mars au 1er avril 2016, IRC a réalisé une évaluation multisectorielle (MSA) dans le village d’Adjeri dans le département de Nguigmi. L’évaluation fait ressortir un besoin crucial en NFI, en eau, et en hygiène et assainissement. Le rapport final a été transmis à OCHA pour partage aux différents clusters.
Chantal Kidiata est présidente de l’association « Ma famille » à Kenge, une ville située à environ 300 km à l’est de Kinshasa. Suite aux suggestions de l’ONG Caritas, partenaire de l’UNICEF dans le développement d’un projet de micro-crédit à Kinshasa et dans la province du Bandundu, elle a décidé de développer un système d’épargne et de crédit au sein de son association.
The ongoing conflict in Yemen has had a profound effect on the lives of children. In schools, students are learning how to use drama, sport and peer support skills to cope with the war and violence that surround them.
SANA’A, Yemen, 14 April 2016 – “Boom! Boom!” a girl yells, before she and four others dive to the ground in unison. A few minutes later, one of them starts screaming. The others rise to their feet and begin to calm her down. “You are ok, you are not hurt,” one of the girls says, comforting her classmate.
An estimated 1.42 million people are affected (including 756,000 children) by the drought, including 800,000 people food insecure in the provinces of Cunene, Namibe and Huila. There are an estimated 95,877 Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) caseloads in the 7 most affected provinces, with 44,511 cases of SAM registered in the Provinces of Huila, Cunene and Namibe.
As the crisis in Syria enters its sixth year, children continue to bear the brunt of the conflict. Two decades of investment in education have been wiped out and many Syrian school-age children have never seen the inside of a classroom, while those in school continue to be at risk of dropping out. The new Syria crisis education fact sheet finds that five years of conflict have tripled the proportion of Syrian children out of school, from 0.9 million in the 2011/2012 school year to 2.8 million in the 2014/2015 school year.
In the aftermath of the TC Winston, affected women, girls, boys and men require assistance with shelter, food, water, sanitation, health and nutrition, and livelihoods restoration. In addition, they may also need help to stay safe from discrimination, violence, coercion, abuse and other risks to their safety and protection.
N’DJAMENA – Le Gouvernement du Japon mobilise plus de 8,45 million de dollars US pour les projets de l’Organisation Internationale pour les Migrations (OIM), le Programme Alimentaire Mondial (PAM), le Programme des Nations Unies pour le Développement (PNUD) et le Fonds des Nations Unies pour l'Enfance (UNICEF), afin de fournir une assistance au Gouvernement du Tchad dans l’amélioration des conditions de vie de ses populations les plus vulnérables.
Bangui - Le Gouvernement du Japon a mobilisé plus de 15,55 million de dollars US à travers les projets du Fonds des Nations Unies pour l'Enfance (UNICEF), du Programme Alimentaire Mondial (PAM), du Haut-Commissariat des Nations Unies pour les Réfugiés (HCR), de l’Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (OMS), de l’ONUFEMMES et du Programme des Nations Unies pour le Développement (PNUD), afin de fournir de l’assistance à la population Centrafricaine.
An inter-Cluster assessment mission was conducted to Ladha, Sararogha,
Sarwakai, and Tiarza Tehsils South Waziristan Agency (SWA) from 10 to 13 February 2016. The mission visited eight recently de-notified villages. The Government plans to facilitate the return of some 30,000 IDPs to these areas.
Key findings and recommendations
Le projet conjoint d’Appui à la Stabilisation de l’Est de la RDC par la réintégration des enfants associés aux forces et groupes armés (EAFGA) a été officiellement lancé ce mardi 22 mars dans le territoire de Rutshuru.
In Syria, despite continuation of the widespread conflict and the generalized insecurity, so far in 2016, UNICEF has reached 1.4 million people in Hard to Reach areas with integrated interventions and supplies.