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01 Mar 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Sensibilisation communautaire avant la distribution des kits

En collaboration avec les partenaires d’exécution, l’UNICEF est en train de distribuer les sacs d’écolier au bénéfice de 106,000 élèves dans les 217 écoles en provinces appuyées par le GPE. Les sacs contiennent des fournitures scolaires telles que des cahiers et des crayons. La distribution répondra au grand besoin des élèves tout en allégeant les dépenses financières des parents consacrées au matériel scolaire.

28 Feb 2015 description

His Excellency, the Italian Ambassador in Lebanon, Mr. Giuseppe Morabito received Mr. Luca Renda, UNDP Country Director in Lebanon, Mrs. Annamaria Laurini, UNICEF Representative in Lebanon, and Mr. Frank Hagemann, acting Regional Director of the ILO in the Arab States, for the presentation of three programmes implemented by the mentioned UN Agencies with the contribution of the Italian Government for a total amount of 2.5 million Euro.

28 Feb 2015 description
report Tzu Chi Foundation

Spanning a total of 5 long, yet paradoxically brief, though painful and arduous years of traversing this fragile and often times broken road towards recovery, this tattered road, despite its cracks and holes, is still in tact with many a travelers still walking upon it. After being struck by the massive earthquake 5 years ago, Haiti and its supporters have continuously shown that despite setbacks and challenges, the will to stand is yet still strong. From individuals to communities, from non-profit humanitarian groups to foreign governments, support for Haiti continues.

28 Feb 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Forced recruitment and other grave child violations continue. Last week, 89 children were forcibly recruited from Wau Shiluk, however, it is believed that the number may be much higher. Some witnesses have noted that at least some of these children are receiving military training. Reports of forced recruitment in other parts of the country were also received this week and UNICEF and partners are now working to verify the number of children who may have been forcibly recruited and to advocate for their release.

27 Feb 2015 description

Points saillants

Grand sud :

  • 25% à 55% de déficit de précipitation entre septembre 2014 et janvier 2015 par rapport à la moyenne sur 15 ans.

  • Taux de malnutrition aigue severe (MAS) varie entre 2,3% et 9,2% apres mesure de perimetre brachial chez les enfants moins de 5 ans (<115 mm).

27 Feb 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The total number of South Sudanese refugees who have entered Ethiopia since the outbreak of the conflict in mid-December 2013 is now over 196,144 individuals, including 193,425 individuals who entered through the Gambella Region and 2,719 who entered through the Assosa Region.

27 Feb 2015 description

Highlights

  • Partners condemned the abduction of 89 children who were taking their exams in Wau Shilluk, Upper Nile State.

  • Partners were responding to cholera in Eastern Equatoria. Since 19 February, there have been no new cholera cases reported.

  • Over 600 people were registered as newly arrived in Yida, Unity State coming from South Kordofan in Sudan - 11 per cent fewer than in the previous week. Of the new arrivals, 65 per cent were women and children.

27 Feb 2015 description
report Government of Peru

Jueves, 26 de febrero 2015

 El Jefe de Oficina de Defensa Civil de la Municipalidad Provincial de Arequipa, informó que se culminó con los trabajos de limpieza de las vías urbanas afectadas en los distritos de Cerro Colorado y Mariano Melgar.

27 Feb 2015 description
report Government of Peru

ACCIONES:

Jueves, 26 de febrero 2015

 Personal del Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia Regional de Loreto, informó que:

  • El Gobierno Regional de Loreto realizó una reunión con participación del Jefe del INDECI,
    Presidente Regional de Loreto, representantes de los sectores, autoridades provinciales y distritales a fin de coordinar el plan de contingencia para las acciones de respuestas y rehabilitación.

  • Las Municipalidades Distritales continúan con la construcción de puentes peatonales provisionales.

27 Feb 2015 description
report ACT Alliance

Appeal Target: US$ 993,006

Balance Requested: US$ 991,075

Geneva, 25 February 2015

Dear Colleagues,

Since more than 12 months hostilities have affected the South Sudanese population, steaming from a power struggle between the incumbent President Salva Kiir and his former deputy Dr. Riek Machar. On the evening of the 15th December 2013 violence erupted in Juba when Mr. Kiir accused Mr. Machar of staging a coup. This violence has since prevailed.

27 Feb 2015 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

This dashboard reflects the cummulative achievements of the 2014 Preliminary Reponse Plan of North Waziristan Agency (NWA) diplacement.

27 Feb 2015 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

This dashboard reflects the cummulative achievements of the 2014 strategic plan. In 2014, Pakistan continued to face several key humanitarian issues: displacement and returns in northwestern Pakistan, nationally high food insecurity and undernutrition figures, over 1.6 million refugees residing in Pakistan, natural disasters and vaccine-preventable and vector-borne illnesses.

27 Feb 2015 description

Amman

H.E. the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Jordan, Ralph Tarraf, and the Director of UNRWA in Jordan, Roger Davies, opened the extension to Husn Preparatory Boys School in the Palestine refugee camp of Husn, in northern Jordan, on 24 February. The inauguration ceremony was attended by the Director General of the Department of Palestinian Affairs Mahmoud Akrabawi, a delegation from KfW Entwicklungsbank, refugee notables and beneficiaries.

27 Feb 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

By Catherine Weibel

After losing their father and their home during the most recent conflict, two young girls in Gaza struggle to come to terms with the past and look to a brighter future.

27 Feb 2015 description

KEY POINTS

  • Unsafe burials remains a challenge

  • EVD stigmatization potential threat to response efforts Guinea opens border with Liberia at Diecke

Key Political and Economic Developments

1 . On 25 February, the border between Guinea and Liberia (Diecke side) reopened to the public after months of closure. The response team posted at the border (Guinea side) reported a lack of essential equipment, including an isolation room and a sufficient stock of hand sanitizers, among others.