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28 Nov 2014 description
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L’UNICEF et l’ONG COOPI (Cooperazione Internazionale) venait de distribuer deux vélos au Centre Nutritionnel Thérapeutique Ambulatoire. Ces derniers devaient principalement servir aux relais communautaires afin qu’ils puissent parcourir de longues distances pour dépister les cas de malnutrition infantile et sensibiliser la population sur la bonne conduite à tenir et les moyens d’éviter cette malnutrition.

28 Nov 2014 description
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NEW YORK, le 28 novembre 2014 – On estime à environ 1,1 million le nombre d’infections au VIH évitées chez les enfants de moins de 15 ans entre 2005 et 2013, le nombre de nouveaux cas ayant chuté de plus de 50 pour cent pendant cette période, d’après des données publiées par l’UNICEF aujourd’hui à l’approche de la Journée mondiale de la lutte contre le SIDA.

28 Nov 2014 description
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Highlights

  • As of 26 November 2014, according to the Government of Sierra Leone, the cumulative number of laboratory confirmed Ebola virus disease (EVD) cases is 5,595. The number of confirmed deaths is 1,429 and 956 have been discharged from treatment (survivors). The government estimates that around 22 percent of cases are children and youth (0-17 years).

28 Nov 2014 description
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Highlights

  • According to the latest Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MoHSW) Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) report, up until 21 November 2014, the cumulative total of suspected, probable and confirmed cases of EVD in Liberia was 7,165. The cumulative total of deaths stood at 3,016. Cases and deaths continue to be under-reported. Reported case incidence is stable or declining in Liberia, with 67 new confirmed cases in the week.

28 Nov 2014 description
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Summary of the Assessment

Population Size and water sources

The populations of the 10 assessed villages of Buuhoodle and LasAnod are estimated 55644 persons that consist of 27413 men and 28231 women. Of the 55644, 28231 are hosts and 27413 are IDPs. The 10 assessed locations has 856 unprotected well, 102 protected well, 4 functional boreholes, 2 dysfunctional boreholes, 7 water pan functioning, 18 dysfunctional water pan, 135 functional berkads and 150 dysfunctional berkads.

WASH Levels

28 Nov 2014 description
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Transit Centre No. 1, Yangon, 24 November: Wearing traditional Myanmar checkered lungyis and starched white shirts with rounded collars, the young people sit down in rows of chairs and wait for further instruction. Most of them sit quietly but some fidget nervously and shift in their seats, craning their necks forward to see how the ceremony is progressing.

28 Nov 2014 description
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By Aysha Nour

A video workshop gives children and youth in Chad an opportunity to share their experiences and their vision.

28 Nov 2014 description
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Highlights

  • As of 19 November 2014, according to the Government of Sierra Leone, the cumulative number of laboratory confirmed Ebola virus disease (EVD) cases is 5,152. The number of confirmed deaths is 1,240 and 956 have been discharged from treatment (survivors). The government estimates that around 22 percent of cases are children and youth (0-17 years).

26 Nov 2014 description
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En octobre 2014, l’UNICEF et l’organisation partenaire Solidarités International, ont mobilisé une véritable armée de transporteurs à bicyclette, connus localement comme « toleka » (qui signifie littéralement « Allons-y! »), pour apporter une aide humanitaire à plus de 10 000 membres de la communauté d’accueil déplacées dans un coin reculé de la province orientale de la RDC.

Une population inaccessible dans le besoin

26 Nov 2014 description

1. Résumé des travaux et des analyses pour assurer l’accès durable à l’eau potable

1.1. La stratégie en matière de lutte contre le choléra en zone endémo-épidémique

Peu présent en République Démocratique du Congo avant les années 1990, le choléra a entamé un processus d’endémisation, depuis le début des années 2000, en bordure des grands lacs, dans l’Est du pays.

26 Nov 2014 description
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Bonnes pratiques – Carte du risque en RCA

Suite à la flambée de cholera enregistrée entre le 01 et 06 Novembre dans les camps de réfugiés à l’Est du Cameroun à la frontière avec la RCA, le cluster WASH RCA a établi une carte du risque de propagation de l’épidémie (cf. figure 2).

Les mouvements de population ainsi que les ponts chauds cholera (marchés hebdomadaires et centre de transit) sont représentés sur la carte. L’objectif est de mettre en œuvre des activités bouclier contextualisées sur base d’investigation terrain.

25 Nov 2014 description

A new guide to help Ministries integrate disaster risk reduction in school curriculums, within an Education for Sustainable Development framework, has been published by UNESCO in partnership with UNICEF.

25 Nov 2014 description

Purpose and scope

Since 2008, the European Union (EU) and its member States have been committed to applying a comprehensive and integrated human rights-based approach in all areas of EU external action, including EU development cooperation. The 2009 Treaty on European Union (Treaty of Lisbon) contains an explicit commitment to protect and promote the rights of the child, and in 2011 the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy announced the promotion of the rights of the child as one of the Union’s three explicit foreign policy priorities.

25 Nov 2014 description

JUBA, 25 November 2014 – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) announced today the start of a new partnership worth US$ 14 million to improve water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services for chronically vulnerable and displaced populations in South Sudan, to help prevent violence toward and provide support services to those affected by gender-based violence.

25 Nov 2014 description
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Amman, Jordan, 25 November 2014 – The European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO) has contributed four million Euros to the United Nations Children’s Fund’s (UNICEF) emergency response to children affected by the on-going conflict inside Syria, and in neighboring Jordan where refugee children are now living in camps and host communities.

25 Nov 2014 description
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Dans le cadre du 25e anniversaire de la Convention relative aux droits de l’enfant, cette édition de La Situation des enfants dans le monde appelle à une réflexion originale et audacieuse pour résoudre les problèmes séculaires qui affectent encore les enfants les plus défavorisés du monde.

25 Nov 2014 description
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Un informe de UNICEF afirma que la innovación puede impulsar el cambio para los niños más desfavorecidos

Al cumplirse el 25o aniversario de la Convención sobre los Derechos del Niño, el Estado Mundial de la Infancia presenta un programa de cambio

24 Nov 2014 description
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Highlights

· The UN system and partners in the fight against Ebola are paying a special tribute to the memory of Marcel Rudasingwa, who passed away suddenly on 17 November 2014 in Conakry.

· Since last week, 127 new cases of Ebola have been reported, bringing the total cases in Guinea to 2,055 (1,729 confirmed; 210 probable and 64 suspected cases).

24 Nov 2014 description
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Highlights

· In Aleppo city, shortage of water supply is affecting at least 2 million people in the east and western parts. Reduction in the level of dams compounded with control of water supply by armed opposition groups is contributing to the current water crisis.