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24 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• Since the beginning of January 2017, the number of malaria cases has reached over 4.2 million people (with 1,891 deaths); UNICEF contributed to the National Malaria Response Plan with the provision of malaria drugs and diagnostic kits, and community mobilisation activities for an amount of about US$ 3.6 million.

24 Jul 2017 description
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AMMAN, 24 July 2017 – As the humanitarian crisis in Yemen deepens and with no end in sight, UNICEF welcomes the latest contribution of over US$2 million from the State of Kuwait to support children affected by the acute watery diarrhoea /cholera outbreak.

24 Jul 2017 description
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Highlights

  • The extension of the national Conditional Cash Transfer for Education (CCTE) was officially launched in June at a ceremony with representatives from the Government of Turkey, ECHO and UNICEF. The CCTE aims to promote attendance, reduce drop-out, and encourage enrolment for some 230,000 vulnerable refugee children.

  • UNICEF signed a two-year rolling work plan with the Ombudsman Institution in Turkey to strengthen its capacity to manage children’s rights cases and carry out evidence-based advocacy actions.

24 Jul 2017 description

DONETSK FILTER STATION DE-ENERGIZED BY SHELLING

The WASH Cluster was informed, that during the evening of 22nd July (at 19:25) Donetsk Filter Station (DFS) was de-energized due to shelling. Voda Donbasa (VD) also evacuated their staff working at the DFS at 20:30.

DFS supplies water to the following settlements: Avdiivka, Kruta Balka, Vasylivka, Mineralne, Yakovlivka, Verkhniotoretske, part of Yasynuvata and western areas of Donetsk city, and officially provides water in total to 345,309 people (December 2016 figures from Voda Donbasa).

23 Jul 2017 description

UNICEF y el Municipio Tarija presentan Protocolo para la Prevención y Atención a Niñas, Niños y Adolescentes en Situación de Calle

Tarija - Julio 20, 2017.- UNICEF y el Gobierno Autónomo Municipal de Tarija presentan hoy el Protocolo para la Prevención y Atención a Niñas, Niños y Adolescentes en Situación de Calle. El documento tiene el objetivo de aportar a la implementación del Modelo Nacional de Prevención y Atención Integral e Intersectorial para Niñas, Niños y Adolescentes en Situación de Calle (NNASC).

23 Jul 2017 description

Background

The Water Price Monitoring assessment aims to establish a data collection, monitoring and reporting system on water market prices in order to allow humanitarian and development actors to better analyse humanitarian needs in areas particularly affected by drought.

June data collection in Lower Juba was conducted through a quantitative survey between 29 - 30 June, focusing only on those waterpoints in the region that are charging for water. The assessment has followed the official district boundaries of the region.

23 Jul 2017 description

Background

The Water Price Monitoring assessment aims to establish a data collection, monitoring and reporting system on water market prices in order to allow humanitarian and development actors to better analyse humanitarian needs in areas particularly affected by drought.

June data collection in Bay was conducted through a quantitative survey between 29 - 30 June, focusing only on those waterpoints in the region that are charging for water. The assessment has followed the official district boundaries of the region.

22 Jul 2017 description
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Statement attributable to Geert Cappelaere, UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa

AMMAN, 22 July 2017 – “The worst of the violence in Mosul may be over but for too many children in Mosul and in the region, extreme suffering continues.

22 Jul 2017 description
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KYIV, 13 July 2017 – 67% of children in Ukraine aged 11-17 faced bullying in the past three months. 24% of children were victims of bullying, and 48 % of these victims did not tell anyone about the incidents. These are the results of a research conducted for UNICEF earlier this year. These are alarming figures, particularly at a time when Ukraine is going through a conflict, which has left almost 1.6 million people internally displaced (IDPs), including 220,000 children.

21 Jul 2017 description
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Highlights

• During the first half of 2017, close to 93,000 refugees and migrants arrived on European shores mainly through the Central Mediterranean Route - around half of them arrived in just May and June 2017. While barely one in six of sea arrivals this year are children, the number of unaccompanied or separated children (UASC) coming to Italy is on the rise with 11,406 newly registered UASC between January and June 2017.

21 Jul 2017 description
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SITUATION IN NUMBERS

June 2017

228,443 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)
(DTM 8, May 2017)

58,027 Returnees
(DTM 8, May 2017)

91,278 Nigerian Refugees

889 refugees from Minawao Refugee Camp spontaneously returned in the month of June
(UNHCR, Cameroon Factsheet, June 2017)

212,534 CAR Refugees in the East and Adamawa regions (rural areas)
(UNHCR, Cameroon Factsheet June 2017)

21 Jul 2017 description
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Highlights

  • IOM displacement tracking matrix (DTM) Round XVI (May 2017) estimates a total of 1.74 million people are still internally displaced across the three north eastern states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe.

  • As of 12 June, UNHCR have registered 19,227 refugee returnees in Banki alone since the beginning of the year increasing the population of Banki to around 43,000 people.

21 Jul 2017 description

De janvier à mi - Juillet (S27) 2017; 15.412 cas de choléra dont 442 décès ont déjà été enregistré soit une létalité de 2.9%, contre 13.580 cas et 343 décès (2.5% de létalité) en 2016. Il s’agit là d’une augmentation de 13% pour la même période.

21 Jul 2017 description

Points marquants et bilan de la situation

  • 14 605 cas de choléra dont 429 décès ont été signalés en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) de janvier à début juillet (S126) 2017 avec une létalité du 2,9%, soit une augmentation du 19 % avec 12.263 cas et 303 décès (létalité 2,4%), par rapport à la même période en 2016. Les données d’incidence de RDC comptent pour la majorité de l’incidence totale cumulée dans la région WCA.

21 Jul 2017 description
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BLOG – _A première vue, c’est sur des routes paisibles que nous roulons vers Miabi, situé à 35 kilomètres de Mbuyi Mayi, la capitale de la province du Kasaï-Oriental en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC). Je suis en mission dans la région du Grand Kasaï qui est frappée par des violences depuis plusieurs mois déjà. Nous utilisons deux véhicules pour faire la route reliant Mbuyi Maji à Miabi. Nous traversons des petits villages ; la population nous salue.

20 Jul 2017 description
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Highlights

• UNICEF and partners supported the treatment of 7,342 cases of Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) (853 of these were children under the age of 18) in the hardest hit White Nile state.

20 Jul 2017 description
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Highlights

• The results of the IOM DTM 8 in May showed an increase in IDPs, unregistered refugees, and returnees in the Far North region with a total of 318,929 displaced people, of which 67% are children under 18 years old.

• During the month of June, coinciding with the month of Ramadan, the security situation in the Far North deteriorated, with 18 PBIED attacks and a significant increase in military operations. As a result, there has been a decrease in humanitarian access and an increase humanitarian needs.