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23 Apr 2017 description

INTRODUCTION

Dans le cadre du transfert effectif de la Coordination Nationale du Cluster Wash de l’UNICEF à la Direction Générale de l’Hydraulique, une mission de visite d’appui du Sous Cluster et de présentation de Point Focal de Kaga-Bandoro aux partenaires du secteur WASH et aux autorités locales a été effectuée.

I. COMPOSITION ET DEROULEMENT DE LA MISSION

22 Apr 2017 description

Introduction

La résurgence et la multiplication des foyers de violence au cours du premier trimestre 2017 ont provoqué d’importants mouvements des populations évalués à plus au moins 100 000 nouveaux cas portant le chiffre global des déplacés à environ 402 000 personnes. La communauté humanitaire (sous le leadership du HC) reconnait la nécessité de fournir une assistance à ces populations dans le besoin.

1. Contexte humanitaire des zones géographiques ciblées

22 Apr 2017 description
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KINSHASA/GENEVA/NEW YORK, 21 April 2017– The crisis in the Greater Kasaï region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is having a devastating impact on children, UNICEF warned today. More than 1.5 million children, including 600,000 who have already been displaced from their homes, are at risk due to the extreme violence.

22 Apr 2017 description
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N’Djamena, 24 avril 2017 – Son Excellence Hinda Deby Itno, Première Dame de la République du Tchad, accompagnée des agences des Nations Unies de l’OMS et de l’UNICEF, des haut-représentants des institutions nationales, partenaires de l’immunisation et leaders des communautés au Tchad, ont lancé officiellement aujourd’hui la Semaine Africaine de la Vaccination.

21 Apr 2017 description
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Highlights

  • The Far North continues unabated with displacement. An increase in the number of internally displaced persons (IDPs), returnees and out of camp refugees is of growing concern.

  • A security evaluation of the main axes will be undertaken in the Far North department of Logone et Chari. It is hoped that this will permit increased access to the remote areas of Fotokol, Makary and Hile Alifa, ousseri and the Mayo Sava.

21 Apr 2017 description
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Highlights

In 2017, as the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) enters its 50th year of occupation, humanitarian needs remain high. Tensions continue in East Jerusalem and the West Bank, and Gaza continues to experience restrictions and deprivations stemming from the blockade imposed on it since 2007.

21 Apr 2017 description
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COMMUNIQUE – La crise dans le Grand Kasaï en République démocratique du Congo (RDC) a un effet dévastateur sur les enfants, a affirmé aujourd’hui l’UNICEF. Plus de 1,5 million d’enfants, dont 600.000 enfants déplacés, sont affectés par la crise.

21 Apr 2017 description
infographic UN Children's Fund, WASH Cluster

HIGHLIGHTS

  1. Total number of beneficiaries reached is 75,501 including 17,388 men, 18,098 women, 19,608 boys and 20,407 girls out of the targeted population of 596,628.

  2. Detailed Needs Assessment (DNA) of the WASH Cluster has been completed reaching out to 3,456 HH in 5 Agencies of FATA (Kurram, Orakzai, Khyber, South Waziristan and North Waziristan) and 3 districts of KP (Bannu, Hangu and Kohat).

  3. WASH working group has been established covering Bannu & North Waziristan led by Care Int. along with DDMU-Bannu & FDMA.

21 Apr 2017 description
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by Marta López Fesser

Hurricane Matthew was the strongest recorded storm ever to hit the province of Guantanamo, Cuba. When a weather event of this scale unleashes its full force, protecting the life of each child is a huge challenge that requires meticulous preparation.

In the case of Cuba, careful disaster planning paid off. There was no loss of human life and material damage was kept to a minimum, allowing the affected communities to focus on recovery and to coordinate a rapid return to the classroom for all school students.

21 Apr 2017 description
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Download multimedia content here: http://uni.cf/2oqS8sd

NEW YORK / GENEVA, 21 April 2017 – According to UNICEF estimates, more than 150 children have died crossing the Central Mediterranean from North Africa to Italy so far this year. Yet the true number of child casualties is almost certainly higher given that many children on the move are unaccompanied, so their deaths often go unreported.

21 Apr 2017 description
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Highlights

  • In 2017, so far, 51,184 children have been admitted for treatment of severe acute malnutrition (SAM). There is an 18 per cent increase in SAM admissions from January (23,523) to February (27,661). Drought affected areas show a worrying level of SAM admissions.

20 Apr 2017 description

FOREWORD

It is the responsibility of all humanitarian actors and the government to take measures to address Genderbased violence (GBV). This strategy provides a common understanding on the priorities, approaches and responsibilities of actors in the humanitarian response to GBV in South Sudan. It is a foundation to enhance cooperation on GBV prevention and response between humanitarian actors, the government, donors, the international community, the UN agencies and more broadly.

19 Apr 2017 description
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• A través de esta alianza, Baby Fresh apoya los programas de UNICEF en el Chocó que buscan cambios de comportamiento frente al cuidado y la crianza de la primera infancia.
• El 100% de las ventas de las postales #LLENOSDEAMOR y el 10% de las ventas de la colección inspirada en Chocó serán destinados al proyecto.
• La presentadora y modelo Andrea Serna se unió al equipo creativo de Baby Fresh para desarrollar la colección y ser la vocera de la marca.

19 Apr 2017 description
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Highlights

  • The conflict has continued to spread with intensity, while fragmenting and reactivating interethnic tensions: OCHA has drastically revised its key figures for the crisis, and now estimate that over 1 million people have been displaced

  • UNICEF remains the main humanitarian responder to the crisis on ground, and is currently providing child protection, nutrition, non-food, education and WASH assistance targeting highly vulnerable returnees following CERF allocation.

19 Apr 2017 description
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VIDEO – Dans les provinces du Kasai et de Tanganyika, des centaines des milliers des personnes ont été déplacées par les violences. Comment aider ces familles à reconstruire leur vie ?
La Réponse alternative aux communautés en crise (ARCC III) innove pour mieux répondre aux besoins des familles déplacées, comme celles d’Albertine et de Félicien. Reportage de notre expert au Kasai et à Kalemie.

Des milliers de familles sont déplacées

19 Apr 2017 description
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1,298 persons residing in 7 official shelters, many others in 15 spontaneous settlements around Mocoa
(United Command Post Mocoa, 18.04.2017)
316 persons dead, of which:
107 were children
332 persons injured
116 persons missing

Highlights

  • Re-opening of schools initiates a return to normalcy in Mocoa.

  • Intense work readies educational sector for the return of 12,500 students.