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26 Apr 2017 description
report Theirworld

Hundreds of schools have been bombed or closed - but the international community has not done enough to support education, according to Save the Children.

International leaders are failing to help reopen schools and get children back into education in Yemen, according to a charity.

Save the Children said education continues to suffer greatly due to the ongoing war, with little international financial help - despite 1660 schools having been bombed or closed.

Many more schools are at imminent risk of closure because teachers have not been paid for six months.

26 Apr 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Between January and March 2017, one in four of the 29,758 refugees and migrants entered Europe by sea were children. During the same period of time, close to 25,000 children have claimed asylum in Europe, while around 24,600 remain stranded in Greece and the Balkans.

26 Apr 2017 description

La estrategia se llevará a cabo en la institución educativa Iracá que cuenta con 500 estudiantes internos y 100 externos, donde la mayoría de estos menores son víctimas del conflicto armado en los municipios del departamento del Meta.

SAN MARTÍN

Con el fin de brindar apoyo a los niños, niñas y adolescentes que han sido afectados por el conflicto armado, la Unidad para las Víctimas implementará las estrategias de acompañamiento psicosocial dirigidos a estos menores que estudian en la institución educativa Iracá del municipio de San Martín (Meta).

26 Apr 2017 description

SCHOOL MEALS CAN PROMOTE NUTRITION AND HEALTHY LIFE STYLES TO ACHIEVE ZERO HUNGER

MEXICO CITY – The VIII Regional School Meals Seminar concluded today in Mexico City with a call to intensify efforts to exploit the full potential of school meals in helping to eradicate malnutrition in the region.

26 Apr 2017 description

This update provides a summary of recent displacement, along with developments from the UNHCR co-led Sector/Clusters of Protection, Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) and Shelter/Non Food Items (SNFI).

KEY DISPLACEMENT STATISTICS (AS OF 17 APRIL 2017)

26 Apr 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

305,298*
South Sudanese arrivals in 2017, based on field reports as of 31 March

1,769,241*
Total South Sudanese refugees as of 31 March 2017 (pre and post Dec 2013 caseload and new arrivals)

265,921
Refugees in South Sudan

1.9 M
Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in South Sudan, including 214,979 people in UNMISS Protection of Civilians site

FUNDING

26 Apr 2017 description
report IRIN

KATHMANDU, 26 April 2017

The year following two earthquakes that devastated Nepal saw a spike in desperate people falling into the clutches of human traffickers. Two years later, with the country’s infrastructure and economy still in ruins, NGOs say human trafficking is still on the rise.

26 Apr 2017 description

Funding requirements

Health sector funding requirements for 2017 US$ 28 million for 2017 (health partners including WHO).

WHO funding requirements for 2017 US$ 9 842 020.

Beneficiaries targeted by health partners in 2017 Health partners will target 900 000 people in 2017.

Background

26 Apr 2017 description
report UN Population Fund

Dhaka - Cyclone Roanu swept through Bangladesh in May 2016, causing floods and landslides, submerging hundreds of homes and affecting up to 3.7 million people across the country.

In the immediate aftermath, 22-year-old midwife Tania Akter was swiftly dispatched to a health facility on the hard-hit island of Uttordhurong Union, in the south-eastern district of Cox’s Bazar.

On arrival, it was clear she had her work cut out for her.

26 Apr 2017 description
report UN News Service

26 avril 2017 – Le Fonds des Nations Unies pour l'enfance (UNICEF) a fourni 2,5 milliards de doses de vaccins à des centaines de millions d'enfants dans près de 100 pays en 2016, atteignant près de la moitié des enfants âgés de moins de cinq ans dans le monde.

Cela fait de l'agence onusienne le plus grand fournisseur de vaccins pour les enfants dans le monde, a précisé l'UNICEF dans un communiqué de presse.

26 Apr 2017 description

Introduction

The Skills for Life + Toolkit helps teachers give children and youth information and skills to make things using appropriate technology that will help them during emergencies. The Skills for Life + Toolkit contains:

26 Apr 2017 description

Introduction

Background

Research has shown that young people in schools benefit from special programmes that teach life skills. Life skills promote positive health practices and reduce risky behaviour. Life skills are especially important during an emergency. It should be used along with the Skills for Life picture charts for children.

26 Apr 2017 description

Este martes iniciaron en Chiquimula los talleres de activación de la Estrategia Nacional para la Prevención de la Desnutrición Crónica, la que prioriza la atención e intensificación de acciones en los 11 municipios de este departamento.

Durante los tres días de actividad se fortalecerán las capacidades técnicas de personal institucional y municipal de Quezaltepeque, Concepción Las Minas, Ipala, San José La Arada y San Jacinto, con lo que se finaliza la capacitación del total de municipios de ese departamento.

26 Apr 2017 description

From December 2016 to April 23, 2017, 25 pregnant women died due to acute liver failure caused by hepatitis E in the main maternal and pediatrics health center in Diffa, Niger

26 Apr 2017 description

CIUDAD DE MÉXICO –Bajo los auspicios del Gobierno de la Ciudad de México (CDMX) y del Sistema para el Desarrollo Integral de la Familia (DIF), junto al Programa Mundial de Alimentos de las Naciones Unidas (PMA) y a la Red de Alimentación Escolar de América Latina y el Caribe (La-RAE), se celebró hoy la clausura del VIII Seminario de Alimentación Escolar para América Latina y el Caribe.

26 Apr 2017 description

by Dominik Stillhart, Director of Operations, ICRC

We are on the brink of a humanitarian mega-crisis unprecedented in recent history. The spectre of famine looms large over parts of Africa and the Middle East.

We must act now. What is needed is a broad and massive scaling up of support from the international community. If we treat this as "business as usual", the long-term cost in human lives will only rise.

The consequences of not dedicating the resources to avert these disasters and address their root causes could affect us all.

26 Apr 2017 description
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La alimentación escolar en América Latina y el Caribe cuenta una historia de políticas publicas al servicio de las comunidades, y que priorizan un desarrollo integral de las niñas y niños de la región.

26 Apr 2017 description

In Zambia, spreadsheets, paper registries and phone calls were once the only way for staff in the Ministry of Health, based in the capital Lusaka, to know if district and provincial health facilities and warehouses had adequate supply of vaccines. Since none of the supply registries were connected to the national warehouse, reporting was never timely.