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Rapport final d'enquête sur les connaissances, attitudes et pratiques: phase 1 - novembre 2011 à février 2012

Ce document représente le fruit d'un investissement de DG ECHO (programme DIPECHO) dans le renforcement des connaissances, et améliorer la préparation ainsi que la prévention des risques en milieu scolaire en Haïti suite au séisme du 12 janvier 2010, mais aussi car le pays reste à ce jour le plus vulnérable aux catastrophes dans les Caraïbes, où l’éducation et la prévention sont encore des secteurs très peu développés.

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Achieving the MDGs in Yemen: An Assessment

Report
World Bank

Policy Research Working Paper 6013

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Rapport Humanitaire Mensuel - Nord Kivu - février 2012

FAITS MARQUANTS

  • Fond CERF de 400 000 dollars alloué pour la réponse au choléra.

  • 1240 ménages se seraient déplacés dans le Territoire de Walikale.

  • 26 860 personnes retournées bénéficient de plus de 223 tonnes de vivres.

  • Forte prévalence de cas de paludisme dans les aires de santé de Kashuga et Kalembe.

I. CONTEXTE GENERAL ET SITUATION SECURITAIRE

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Mine Action Programme of Afghanistan Newsletter: February 2012

DEPARTMENT OF STATE OFFICIALS ATTEND HANDOVER OF FORMER BATTLEFIELD

Maj. Gen. Walter D. Givhan, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs at the US State Department attended the handover ceremony of a former battlefield held in Kabul City this month.

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Challenges Facing Afghanistan’s Education Sector

Rainer Gonzalez Palau
Social & Strategic Infrastructure Desk Officer

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Monthly Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 02, 01 – 29 Feb 2012

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Mass displacements are rising in 2012, mostly affecting indigenous and Afro-Colombian communities in need of humanitarian assistance.
  • Increased armed actions are causing serious humanitarian consequences including civilian casualties and displacements.
  • Conflict-related events are leading to increases in school dropouts.
  • Humanitarian access is hindered by increased hostilities, APM/UXO and restrictions by non-State armed groups.
  • Departments are on alert for the first rainy season to start in mid-March.
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Development for Freedom: Empowered Lives, Resilient Nation - Consolidated Plan of Assistance 2012 - 2014

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

UNDP/PAPP’s Development for Freedom: Empowered Lives. Resilient Nation: 2012 – 2014 places the Palestinian People at the centre of development programming geared to support their aspiration for Statehood. It focuses particularly on three geographic areas where the needs and the challenges are the greatest in achieving sustainable human development and statehood: the Gaza Strip, East Jerusalem and Area C.

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Indonesia + 4 others
USAID/OFDA East Asia and Pacific Newsletter - January/February 2012

HIGHLIGHTS

  • USAID/OFDA-Supported Search and Rescue Team Receives Earthquake Award
  • Responding to Floods and Landslides in Papua New Guinea
  • Strengthening Flood Preparedness in Thailand -Preparing Microfinance Institutions for Disas-ters in Indonesia
  • USAID/OFDA Supports Disaster Prepar-edness in Laos
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Ethiopia: Who Does What Where (3W) Map (as of 01 March 2012)

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Ethiopia: SNNPR Region : Who Does What Where (3W) (as of 01 March 2012)

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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How mobile broadband can transform Africa

By Hamadoun Toure, Special to CNN

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Mobile broadband can help Africa reach Millennium Development Goals, says Hamadoun Touré

  • He argues that broadband can teach children information technology skills

  • Mobile technology is transforming healthcare and banking, Touré says

Editor's note: Dr Hamadoun Touré is secretary-general of the International Telecommunication Union -- the U.N.'s specialized agency for information and communication technologies.

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Programme Intérimaire des Nations Unies à Madagascar, 2012-2013

Le présent document développe le Programme intérimaire des Nations Unies à Madagascar pour la période de 2012-2013, en réponse à la situation de crise et la transition politique jusqu’aux élections. Il sert de document de référence car il définit les critères selon lesquels l’implication des Agences des Nations Unies se fait à Madagascar dans le souci de renforcer la coordination, la cohérence et la synergie des interventions des Fonds, Programmes et Agences Spécialisées.

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Support to survivors of Conflict in Jonglei state – SSD121 - Preliminary Appeal

Report
ACT Alliance

Appeal Target: US$ 1,702,082

Balance Requested: US$ 1,329,422

Dear Colleagues,

More than 100,000 households are displaced in Pibor, Uror and Duk counties in Jonglei state of South Sudan and in need of urgent humanitarian assistance. This humanitarian crisis is a result of retaliatory attacks in the inter-communal conflict in the state, which continued until late January 2012. The tribal conflict was a result of many factors including: socio-economic, political, historical enmity and presence of small arms.

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Ethiopia + 1 other
Sudanese child refugees enroll in Ethiopian camp school

Report
Sudan Tribune

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle

March 1, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) - Sudanese child refugees from conflicts in Blue Nile state are receiving primary education at the recently opened Tongo refugee camp in neighbouring Ethiopia.

Since fighting between Sudanese forces and rebels broke out in September 2011 in Blue Nile and South Kordofan states, nearly 30,000 Sudanese, among whom 4,000 children, have been forced to flee in to Ethiopia.

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More Nigerians Slip Into Poverty, Particularly in North

Report
Voice of America

Mary Alice Salinas

Nigeria is Africa's most populous nation and its biggest oil producer. The West African country exports more than two million barrels of crude oil a day.

Despite its oil wealth, however, a new government study says the number of Nigerians sinking into extreme poverty has grown, particularly in the predominantly Muslim north.

VOA sent reporters across the region to hear what some are doing to survive.

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UNICEF and partners promote girls' education in Darfur, Sudan

By Simon Ingram

NYALA, South Darfur, Sudan, 29 February 2012 – No one quite knows how Qud al Haboob elementary school got its name. From its location, on the dusty outskirts of Darfur’s largest town, Nyala, one may surmise it refers to the blinding haboob dust-storms that sweep periodically across much of Sudan.

VIDEO: February 2012, UNICEF correspondent Simon Ingram reports on how UNICEF is helping girls go to school in South Darfur.

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UNICEF and partners support victims of inter-communal conflict in Jonglei, South Sudan

By Bismarck Swangin

PIBOR, South Sudan, 1 March 2012 – It was an ecstatic scene as Nora Wacha, a 20-year-old woman who had been abducted during the recent fighting between the Murle and Lou Nuer tribes in South Sudan’s Jonglei State, was reunited with her family in Pibor.

VIDEO: UNICEF reports on efforts to support victims of inter-communal conflict in Jonglei, South Sudan.

“I am happy to return home and be with my people again,” Wacha said.

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Terremoto: Llamamiento de emergencia n° MDRCL006 Actualización de operaciones n° 14

Periodo cubierto por la presente actualización de operaciones: 1ro de septiembre de 2011 al 30 de noviembre de 2011.

Objetivo: 16.075.870 francos suizos.

Cobertura del Llamamiento: 93%

Historia del Llamamiento:

  • El 27 de febrero de 2010, 300.000 francos suizos fueron asignados desde el Fondo de Reserva para el Socorro en Casos de Desastre (DREF) para apoyar a la Cruz Roja Chilena (CRCh) a iniciar la respuesta y proveer artículos de socorro inmediato a 3.000 familias.