COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE – Pour le développement cérébral des enfants, les premiers moments comptent. L’UNICEF a lancé #LesPremiersMomentsComptent, une nouvelle campagne soutenue par la Fondation LEGO destinée à sensibiliser davantage sur l’importance des 1000 premiers jours de la vie d’un enfant et sur les répercussions des premières expériences sur le développement cérébral.
1000 jours cruciaux pour le développement des enfants
NEW YORK, 17 January, 2017 – “UNICEF is deeply concerned by the loss of life in Tuesday’s tragic incident in Rann, Borno State. Our thoughts are with all those who were injured.
These deaths, in a remote area of northeastern Nigeria, where protracted conflict has caused extreme suffering and triggered a severe malnutrition crisis, underline the importance of protecting civilians in complex humanitarian emergencies.
An estimated 1.42 million people (756,000 children) are affected by the drought, including 800,000 people food insecure in the provinces of Cunene, Namibe and Huila.
17,762 children under five with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) have been treated through therapeutic treatment programmes assisted by UNICEF in 2016.
UNICEF has provided 52,500 people with access to safe water through the rehabilitation of 105 water pumps in 2016.
BOGOTA - 17 de Enero de 2017. UNICEF Colombia aprecia la buena disposición de todos los sectores de la sociedad que se han mostrado interesados en la situación de las niñas, niños y adolescentes que aún se encuentran en las FARC-EP, e insiste en la importancia de proteger a los niños, niñas y adolescentes colombianos de los efectos del conflicto armado y asegurar la restitución plena de sus derechos.
• UNICEF, the World Bank and the Ministry of Social Development disbursed the third tranche of the Cash Grant Top-up to 85,443 children (53% were girls) in 28,481 households, providing unconditional emergency support to families with children negatively affected by food insecurity and other drought related deprivations.
• UNICEF and partners continue to meet on-going humanitarian needs, respond to small, localised emergencies and remain prepared to respond to requests for humanitarian assistance. UNICEF and partners reached more adults and children than planned, providing access to safe water, learning materials, safe spaces for learning, Vitamin A supplementation and deworming. Reports of Grave Child Rights Violations have been identified, verified and responded to.
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50,774 school age children are among the recently displaced people by the Mosul offensive since October, 17th. Unfortunately this number is rapidly increasing as the displacements continues.
13,201 children (48% females) have been enroled in the 25 Temporary Learning Spaces (TLSs) established in the camps, with a significant number planned for establishment in the next couple of months.
37,573 displaced school-aged children in camps are currently not accessing any form of education activities
Since December 2016, reports started being received of an influx of civilians from Juba arriving in Bentiu, landing in Rubkona and Guit counties. IDPs identified as residing previously in Mangaten area and the Protection of Civilians (POC) sites in Juba were witnessed arriving through commercial cargo flights initiated by the Government of South Sudan, the majority of them women and children. Reports indicate that similar flights have also been leaving from Juba to Jonglei and Upper Nile.
520,000 # of children affected out of
2,000,000 # of people affected
600,000 # hectares of damaged crops
1,750,000 # people with lost incomes
52 (18 most affected) # provinces affected out of 64
Government-One UN Joint Emergency Response Plan 2016
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