Recovery and Reconstruction

Maps and updates related to this term.

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Iraq + 1 other
Iraq Weekly Humanitarian Situation Report, 19th – 25th August 2014

Highlights

  • After temporary disruption of most ongoing water trucking activities in the North of Iraq, due to armed conflict, UNICEF is supporting the Dahuk Water Directorate with the daily provision of 67 water trucks across Dahuk Governorate, serving 80,500 IDPs in schools, settlements, unfinished buildings, and within the host communities.

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Iraq Weekly Humanitarian Situation Report, 12 – 18 August 2014

Highlights

  • UNICEF, in partnership with WHO and the MoH, conducted the national polio campaign from August 10th till August 17th in 12 governorates of Iraq. Areas that have recently experienced violence, including the city of Mosul and Anbar Governorate, have implemented the campaign successfully and reached a minimum of 3,482,092 children under 5 years of age (final numbers to be confirmed).

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Gaza school year hit by resumption in hostilities

Nearly half a million children will not be able to return to primary and secondary schools as the new academic year starts. Since the beginning of the conflict, at least 219 schools have been damaged and 103 have been turned into collective shelters.

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UNICEF Philippines Humanitarian Situation Report #24, Issued on 10 August 2014

Highlights

• UNICEF and partners continue to provide life-saving and recovery assistance for children affected by Typhoon Haiyan.

• July was Nutrition month focusing on ‘Nutrition in Emergencies’. A high-level Nutrition Summit brought together more than 300 members of congress, policy makers and key nutrition players.

• On 15 July, Typhoon Rammasun (Glenda) struck the Philippines with limited impact in Haiyan affected areas. UNICEF supported Government preparedness and response, including evacuation of 1,000 families.

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UNICEF Scales Up Humanitarian Response in Northern Iraq

Erbil, 19 August, 2014 – In response to the continuing humanitarian crisis in Iraq, UNICEF and the Governorate of Dahuk have signed a USD $5 million dollar agreement supporting one-time direct cash assistance to vulnerable, displaced families in the Governorate.

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No safe place for children in Gaza

As the hostilities enter their twenty-first day, the number of children dying is growing. More than 1,000 Palestinians have been reported killed so far, of whom around 230 were children.

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Ukraine Humanitarian Situation Report #14 - 25 July 2014

Highlights

  • UNICEF and the Ministry of Education and Sciences of Ukraine are jointly developing a school-based mine awareness education campaign to be launched from 1 September. The urgency for the campaign was underscored by 20 July mine explosion in Lysichansk town, Luhansk oblast, which severely wounded two children, of which one later died in hospital. Unexploded ordinances (UXOs) and unmapped mines continue to endanger children’s lives.

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Barclays and UNICEF Help Adolescents Brighten Their Futures

By: Fatima Shahryar

LAHORE, PAKISTAN, June 2014 – “My mother and older sister used to make and sell beaded embroideries, says Saba Asghar (18), a resident of Madina Colony, Lahore. “Sister got married and embroideries fell out of fashion. My family faced a financial crunch. I was eager to contribute to our household income. For that, I got myself enrolled in the dress-making class at the vocational training centre. It not only enabled me to earn but also gave me hope for a better future.”

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Liberia’s national volunteers empower youth as agents of change

PAYNESVILLE, Liberia, 17 July 2014 – For Emory Juty Jacobs, the decision to become a National Volunteer was easy.

“I had a university degree, and I needed work experience. When I heard about the National Volunteers programme, I knew that was what I wanted to do: get that experience, while also giving back to Liberia,” said the 31-year old computer science graduate, who hails from River Gee County in south-eastern Liberia.

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UNICEF Solomon Islands Humanitarian Response and Recovery Update #3 - Reporting period: 11 June - 10 July 2014

Highlights

  • UNICEF Deputy Executive Director New York, Yoka Brandt and Regional Director for East Asia and Pacific Regional Office Daniel Toole visited Solomon Islands from 22 to 24 June; during part of their visit they went to an affected community and to an evacuation/transitional centre, and talked with residents there.

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UNICEF Philippines Humanitarian Situation Report #23, Issued on 10 July 2014

Highlights

  • UNICEF and partners continue to provide life-saving and recovery assistance for children affected by Typhoon Haiyan. Eight months after the Typhoon, more is being done to restore lives back to normal and to build resilience against future disasters.

  • In June, the first three villages were verified free of open defecation. These communities have collectively changed their sanitation practices, using toilets and managing solid waste appropriately to prevent the spread of disease.

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Partenariat Mondial pour l’Education en République centrafricaine (No. 1 juillet 2014)

PME et RCA

Le Partenariat Mondial pour l’Education (PME), lancé en 2002, constitue le seul mécanisme de financement multilatéral consacré à l’éducation de base. La RCA a rejoint le PME en février 2008 suite à l’endossement de la stratégie sectorielle nationale de l’éducation 2008-2020 par les partenaires de l’éducation. Ce programme a été suspendu le 25 mars 2013 à la suite du coup d'État et la RCA fait actuellement l’objet d’un financement accéléré du PME.

Paquet d’interventions du PME 2014

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Lebanon + 2 others
Lebanon: RRP6 Mid Term Review

Populations Targeted

1,500,000 Syrian refugees
1,500,000 Affected Lebanese
55,000 Palestine refugees from Syria
50,000 Lebanese returnees

Consequences of Underfunding

With a 50% reduction in funding, many refugees and vulnerable Lebanese will be forced to resort to harmful behaviour to survive, such as child labour, survival sex, early marriage, skipping meals and begging.

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Iraq IDP Crisis, 29 June - 5 July 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

• Displacement remains highly dynamic, with hourly changes on the location of displaced children and their families. Over the past week, the number of IDPs in Khanaqeen increased to 5,780 families, about 8,000 famlilies fled from Telafar to Sinjar and approximately 233 IDP families (1,560 individuals) are currently staying in Gwer, under dire humanitarian conditions.

• Camp settlements are planned or being established by the KRG in order to find medium-term solutions for the onging internal displacement.

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Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) Consolidated Cluster Briefs 19 June 2014

Camp Coordination and Camp Management Cluster

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 and advocate durable solutions for 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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Jordan + 1 other
Informal Tented Settlements in Jordan: Key Findings from the Household Census, June 2014

Introduction

  • Priced out of host communities and unable to reside in official camps, increasing numbers of displaced Syrians seeking refuge in Jordan have formed informal tented settlements (ITS) in rural and peri-urban settings.

  • 87 informal settlements hosting a total of 7,028 individuals identified across five governorates.

  • Time-series comparisons indicate a 113% increase in the number of settlement residents in comparison to December 2013.

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In Burkina Faso, getting children out of the gold mines

By Guy Hubbard

Thousands of children in Burkina Faso labour in gold mines, seeking to support themselves and their families. A UNICEF-supported project is helping them to get out by teaching them new skills.

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UNICEF Solomon Islands Humanitarian Response and Recovery Update #2 - Reporting period: 7 May - 10 June 2014

UNICEF continues to support the Government with WASH cluster coordination through sanitation rehabilitation, health services and an emergency feeding program in schools.

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UNICEF Mali Situation Report, 26 May 2014

Highlights

 Fighting broke out in Kidal on 17 May, resulting in at least 28 dead, 3,450 displaced and Kidal coming under control of armed groups. While a cease-fire was declared days later, the situation remains tense. UNICEF has provided WASH kits for 50 families in Kidal and delivered five 72 m2 tents and three water bladders, which are prepositioned in Gao.