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11 Mitos sobre la Desnutrición en América Latina

Es un concepto erróneo frecuente considerar que el hambre y la desnutrición son la misma cosa. Es cierto que ambas están relacionadas, pero existen diferencias significativas entre las dos. Con la ayuda de la Alianza Mundial para Mejorar la Nutrición (GAIN, por sus siglas en inglés), esperamos poder romper con este concepto. Siga leyendo para conocer más sobre los 11 mitos más comunes al igual que datos sobre cómo el PMA está luchando contra la desnutrición en América Latina.

1. MITO: La desnutrición es lo mismo que el hambre.

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China + 1 other
Annual Report 2013

Report
Amity Foundation

Amity's Annual Report 2013 can be downloaded now. Besides information on Amity's different fields of activities in 2013, you can find project stories as well as facts and figures. General Secretary Qiu Zhonghui emphasized in his introductory message that more and more public voices were heard and taken seriously in the year 2013, and these eventually became the driving force of social development. Amity is steadily working for the development of rural communities and also expands services to urban communities.

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World + 44 others
Global emergency overview snapshot 22 - 29 july

The weekly Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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Ethiopia + 1 other
Ethiopia Weekly Humanitarian Bulletin, 28 July 2014

KEY EVENTS

  • Faced with limited resources and growing needs, the WaSH Cluster called an extraordinary meeting on 22 July to prioritize needs. As of 23 July, the Cluster remained one of the least funded at 19.52 per cent

  • The performance of the kiremt rains is expected to improve, in intensity and coverage, in the coming months, increasing the risk of flooding in areas receiving above-average rainfall.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Tajikistan + 7 others
Humanitarian Bulletin South Caucasus and Central Asia, Issue 03 | 1 January – 30 June 2014

In the first half of 2014, cross-border tensions continued in the Fergana valley, while multiple disasters hit Tajikistan. Authorities are warning that drought is looming over Kyrgyzstan.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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UNICEF on Gaza: Using or attacking school premises is unacceptable

Statement about attack on an UNRWA school in Gaza by Maria Calivis, UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa

AMMAN, 25 July 2014 – "Yesterday’s attack on Beit Hanoun Elementary Co-Ed A and D School – the third school hit this week – is proof that much more needs to be done to protect innocent children.

"Using or attacking school premises where children have taken refuge from the violence is unacceptable under any circumstances.

"UNICEF calls on parties to the conflict to respect the sanctity of children and schools.

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No safe place for children in Gaza

As the hostilities enter their twenty-first day, the number of children dying is growing. More than 1,000 Palestinians have been reported killed so far, of whom around 230 were children.

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Working under fire in Gaza

Intense shelling resumed in Gaza on Monday night, but before the bombs began to fall Save the Children were able to distribute vital medical supplies to civilians in Gaza. Save the Children staff are on the ground doing whatever it takes. The challenge is enormous and our staff are putting themselves in danger to help save children in Gaza, but so far our staff have been able to:

  • Distribute medical supplies, packages and disposables from our pre-positioned stocks to our Health Partner Ahli Arab hospital of remaining

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Occupied Palestinian Territory: Gaza Emergency Situation Report (as of 28 July 2014, 1500 hrs)

Highlights

• Following a significant decline in hostilities overnight rocket firing from Gaza and Israeli strikes at targets in Gaza resumed today.

• 74 Palestinians, including 10 children and six women, are reported to have been killed, or their bodies identified, in the last 24 hours.

• Approximately 180,000 persons, almost ten per cent of the population of Gaza, are now taking shelter in UNRWA schools, compounding overcrowding and raising health concerns.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Lebanon + 1 other
The War Follows Them: Syrian University Students & Scholars in Lebanon

The crisis in Syria continues to have a devastating impact on professors, university students, and the education sector, not only in Syria but also in the neighboring countries that are hosting so many displaced Syrians. In this report, the Institute of International Education (IIE) and its Syria Consortium for Higher Education in Crisis looks at the conditions and educational needs of Syrians university students and scholars in Lebanon.

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Gaza: Humanitarian Response Activities (as of 25 Jul 2014)

Despite concerns on the limited humanitarian space in Gaza, which has put at risk the lives of the humanitarian workers; response activities have continued to assist and protect people in Gaza.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Más de 6,500 niños recibirán alimentación del PMA en escuelas rurales de Pando

COBIJA –El Programa Mundial de Alimentos de las Naciones Unidas (PMA) comenzará la entrega de alimentos entre 145 escuelas de seis municipios pandinos para alimentar a 6,527 niños y niñas como parte de un programa de alimentación sostenible que también brindará asistencia técnica a los gobiernos locales y vinculará a los pequeños agricultores a dicho programa para vender su producción.

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Ukraine Humanitarian Situation Report #14 - 25 July 2014

Highlights

  • UNICEF and the Ministry of Education and Sciences of Ukraine are jointly developing a school-based mine awareness education campaign to be launched from 1 September. The urgency for the campaign was underscored by 20 July mine explosion in Lysichansk town, Luhansk oblast, which severely wounded two children, of which one later died in hospital. Unexploded ordinances (UXOs) and unmapped mines continue to endanger children’s lives.

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Évaluation Multisectorielle RRM Rapport Préliminaire - Bambari (22 juillet 2014)

Commune de Bambari

Population : 456 ménages déplacés à Bambari (41 486 habitants à Bambari en 2012)

Méthodologie utilisée : L’équipe, constituée d’enquêteurs et de responsables techniques,a utilisé la méthodologie standard RRM. La collecte de données qualitatives et quantitatives a été obtenue à travers des observations directes, des enquêtes individuelles, des groupes de discussion et des rencontres avec les personnes clés (maire, chefs de quartiers, responsable du centre de santé, etc.).

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Iraq + 1 other
Lost Generation or Generation Now? Kurdish Region of Iraq – June 2014 1 Lost Generation or Generation Now? Getting Syrian Refugee and Host­ Community Adolescents Back on Track in the Kurdish Region of Iraq

Report
Mercy Corps

The conflict in Syria and exodus of Syrians to neighboring countries is now in its fourth year. The length of this conflict tragically reminds us of the lives lost, as well as Syrian refugee and host community children and adolescents who lack education opportunities, face serious social tensions and suffer from unfulfilled potential and productivity.

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Turkey + 1 other
Understanding the needs of Syrian and Turkish adolescents in Gaziantep, Turkey to support personal resilience - Report

Report
Mercy Corps

Now in its fourth year, the conflict in Syria has reache d a boiling point: Mercy Corps ech oes UNICEF’s recent call to action by the international community: in its No Lost Ge neration report, UNICEF highlights the critical education and protection needs of the 4.6 million childre n and adolescents inside Syria and in th e neighboring countries affected by the ongoing crisis. Mercy Corps works with over one million young people in over 20 countries, including Turkey, Iraq,

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Southern Africa Weekly Report Map, 22 - 28 July 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

Madagascar:

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Syria Crisis Common Context Analysis

A product of the Coordinated Accountability and Lessons Learning (CALL) Initiative, this paper aims to save evaluation teams time and research, and avoid unnecessary duplication.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.