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16 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

520,000 # of children affected out of
2,000,000 # of people affected

600,000 # hectares of damaged crops
1,750,000 # people with lost incomes

52 (18 most affected) # provinces affected out of 64

Government-One UN Joint Emergency Response Plan 2016
US$48.5 million

UNICEF funds received:
US$4 million

Highlights

16 Jan 2017 description
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Highlights:

  • In December 2016, UNICEF has deployed 60 water trucks in Oromia Region to benefit an estimated 120,000 people with access to safe water.
    UNICEF has also dispatched US$650,000 worth of household and community-level water treatment chemicals to different regions; and supported the rehabilitation and maintenance of sustainable water supply systems, which together benefitted around 700,000 people.

16 Jan 2017 description
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Une zone de santé frappée par les épidémies

Nous sommes dans la zone de santé de Lukafu, une zone rurale grande de 10253 km2 au Sud-Est de la RDC qui compte 11 aires de santé. La présence de chaînes de montagnes et de cours d’eaux rendent l’accès à certaines de ces zones de santé très difficile.

16 Jan 2017 description

WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin

UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake

Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien

WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi

16 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

  • UNICEF Pacific Representative, Mr. Sheldon Yett, presented his credentials to the Prime Minister of Vanuatu, Hon. Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas

  • To date 73 per cent of children under five have been registered, while 86 per cent of children under 18 years have their birth recorded in the national birth registration system

15 Jan 2017 description
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By Issa Davies

In Sierra Leone, an estimated 1,000 children experience sexual violence each year. Learn how two sisters received help from the Family Support Unit of the Sierra Leone Police after both were sexually abused.

KENEMA, Sierra Leone, 13 January 2017 – Teenage sisters, Fanta and Umu*, had a happy childhood in Kenema, eastern Sierra Leone, living with their mother and going to school. But within the space of just a few months, both shared a similar traumatic story of abuse by men in their town.

15 Jan 2017 description

47,435 Children Displaced
Among the recently displaced people by the Mosul emergency, 39,370 children are school aged (35% of IDP population)

12,330 Children enrolled in TLS
A total of 10,479 (4,993 girls) IDP children have been enrolled in the over 24 TLSs in Khazer, Hasansham, Qayyarah, Jad’ah, Qaymawa, Zelikan camps and in Rehabilitated Classrooms in Tikrit and Alam.

15 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

NEW YORK, le 10 janvier 2017 – L’UNICEF lance ce jour #LesPremiersMomentsComptent, une nouvelle campagne soutenue par la Fondation LEGO destinée à sensibiliser davantage sur l’importance des 1 000 premiers jours de la vie d’un enfant et sur les répercussions des premières expériences sur le développement cérébral.