· The conflict in Yemen continues to take a toll on children and families. At least 115 children have been killed between 26 March and 20 April, 2015. These numbers are believed to be conservative, as the total number of children is likely to be higher.
• UNICEF continues to provide both financial and technical assistance to partners implementing nutrition programmes, with 38,416 children admitted for the treatment of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) from January to March 2015, a record admission rate for that time period over the last 4 years. This is due to a number of factors which include the scale up of nutrition services and improved stock availability as well as improved monthly reporting of partners.
Dans ce numéro :
Etat d’avancement des activités du programme
Le mot de la DNH
Le cinéma numérique ambulant
-Atelier à mi-parcours du programme
Utilisation du solaire dans l’hydraulique au Nord
Diagnostics techniques et enquêtes CAP
Plan de formation de la DNH / des DRH
A la une :
Le programme CC WASH LRRD se poursuit
As we arrive at a humanitarian aid distribution centre in Kramatorsk, I see children queuing with their mothers and fathers – children who should be attending school or playing outside with their friends – waiting to receive basic hygiene supplies like soap, diapers, buckets and detergent.
According to the Humanitarian Requirement Document released in March, 2.9 million people in Ethiopia require emergency food assistance in 2015.
The food security situation has stabilized in most parts of the country in January 2015 with the completion of the Meher harvest season (November – January).
1,535 affected girls and boys in Shefa Province now have access to temporary learning spaces
3,468 early childhood- and primary-aged children including children with disabilities received learning materials and school supplies
20,312 children (81% of target) immunised against measles & rubella, received Vitamin A and de-worming in Shefa, Sanma and Tafea Provinces.
· The total number of confirmed cases of Ebola rose to 3,124 this week, according to WHO’s Epidemiological Situation Report. The total number of confirmed, suspected and probable cases climbed to 3,564.
· The number of confirmed deaths from Ebola 7rose to 1,933, with a total of 2,347 confirmed, suspected and probable deaths.
· The number of confirmed Ebola cases continued to decline in Sierra Leone with eight cases recorded in the week to 13 April 2015, the lowest figure since May 2014.
- No new confirmed cases reported since 20 March 2015.
UNICEF and partners support over 144,455 South Sudanese refugees of which 87 per cent are women and children including 12,793 in Arua, 33,381 in Kiryandongo, 91,743 in Adjumani and 7,538 in Kampala.
A Polio house to house immunisation campaign was carried out amongst the refugees and host communities. According to the U-report Poll, 82% of respondents indicated that Polio vaccinators came to their home to vaccinate all the children under five years.
As the conflict reaches its fourth week, fuel, water, and food supplies are rapidly depleting and electricity and communications networks throughout the country are increasingly cut off for long periods of time. This is putting immense pressure on individuals as well as on the humanitarian response.
UNICEF delivered 90,000 vaccines to Dhamar Governorate in the south as well as essential medications and emergency supplies to Sa’ada health office, intended to benefit 200,000 people for up to two months.
Le Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM) est un outil à la disposition de la communauté humanitaire pour garantir une veille humanitaire, réaliser des évaluations multisectorielles et intervenir, en dernier recours, en matières de NFI et WASH. Ce dashboard sera publié deux fois par mois, résumant les activités du RRM réalisées au cours de la période couverte. Tous les rapports, cartes et dashboards RRM seront bientôt disponibles sur le portail Humanitarian Response.
At least 149 refugee children* who fled from Yemen were registered by UNHCR and ONARS, the refugee government agency. The total number of registered refugees who fled from Yemen to Djibouti stands at 431. The prevalence of global acute malnutrition among under-5 is as high as 20.1 per cent.
After a year of conflict, internal displacement continues to increase in Ukraine, with 1,228,090 people having fled the eastern part of the country, of whom 154,635 are children (Source: Ministry of Social Policy).
IDPs and other conflict-affected people in the east of the country continue to face hardship and a lack of access to social services. The general humanitarian situation remains deeply worrying.
Situation of displaced people in North-East in numbers
• The Psychosocial Support Programme is operational in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa with 30 new centres having been established in Borno and Yobe. Training was carried out in Adamawa for 34 partners/stakeholders engaged in the Monitoring and Reporting Mechanism on grave violations of children’s rights.
In 2015, UNICEF continued to support 30,659 refugees, including 16,939 children, to access education, WASH, health, nutrition and protection services in and around two refugee camps in the Sahel region (Goudebou and Mentao).
Routine vaccination has continued throughout for children in the Malian refugee camps.