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28 Nov 2014 description
report Radio Okapi

La troisième phase de vaccination contre le tétanos a démarré ce mardi dans la zone de santé de Nizi en territoire de Djugu. Pour cette première journée, les filles scolarisées ont été vaccinées dans leurs écoles respectives pendant que plus de 20 mille filles et femmes de 14 à 49 ans sont attendues sur l’ensemble de la zone de santé de Nizi. Selon le médecin chef de cette entité sanitaire l’objectif est de protéger les personnes vaccinées contre le tétanos qui peut tuer la mère et l’enfant.

28 Nov 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund

L’UNICEF et l’ONG COOPI (Cooperazione Internazionale) venait de distribuer deux vélos au Centre Nutritionnel Thérapeutique Ambulatoire. Ces derniers devaient principalement servir aux relais communautaires afin qu’ils puissent parcourir de longues distances pour dépister les cas de malnutrition infantile et sensibiliser la population sur la bonne conduite à tenir et les moyens d’éviter cette malnutrition.

28 Nov 2014 description

28-11-2014 Communiqué de presse 14/228

Genève / Kinshasa (CICR) – Cinquante-deux enfants de moins de 17 ans s’apprêtent à retrouver dès aujourd’hui leurs proches dont ils étaient séparés depuis plusieurs mois. Le Comité international de la Croix-Rouge (CICR) et les volontaires de la Croix-Rouge de la République démocratique du Congo ont entrepris de multiples démarches et de longues recherches pour retrouver les familles des enfants, éparpillées dans tout le pays.

28 Nov 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 68,165 Central African refugees live in the DRC

  • 1,655 New arrivals of Central African refugees in Zongo on 15 October due to new surge of violence in Bangui

  • 3,606 DRC refugees returned spontaneously from Uganda

  • 6,813 Former Angolan refugees repatriated since 19 August 2014

  • 1,737 Protection incidents registered in North Katanga

28 Nov 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund

NEW YORK, le 28 novembre 2014 – On estime à environ 1,1 million le nombre d’infections au VIH évitées chez les enfants de moins de 15 ans entre 2005 et 2013, le nombre de nouveaux cas ayant chuté de plus de 50 pour cent pendant cette période, d’après des données publiées par l’UNICEF aujourd’hui à l’approche de la Journée mondiale de la lutte contre le SIDA.

28 Nov 2014 description

Dakar, Sénégal | AFP | Friday 11/28/2014 - 19:50 GMT

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Friday his government would provide support worth hundreds of millions of dollars towards life-saving vaccines for children around the world.

Harper made the announcement at an event with Senegalese Prime Minister Mohammed Dionne at a clinic in Dakar to mark the introduction in Senegal of a vaccine for rotavirus -- a virus that causes diarrhoea in children so severe it can be fatal.

28 Nov 2014 description

Highlights

· The President signed the new IDP law into force on 19 November. The humanitarian community welcomes this move and continues to advocate for harmonization with Governmental Decrees 505, 509, and 595 to ensure comprehensive protection and support for IDPs.

28 Nov 2014 description

Dakar, Sénégal | AFP | vendredi 28/11/2014 - 19:24 GMT

Le Canada a promis vendredi d'allouer 500 millions de dollars canadiens (plus de 350 millions d'euros) pour permettre à un opérateur international du secteur de la santé d'acheter des vaccins en faveur de pays pauvres, a-t-on appris de sources officielles à Dakar.

28 Nov 2014 description

Geneva/Kinshasa (ICRC) – Beginning today, 52 children under the age of 17 will be rejoining relatives after being separated from them for several months. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and volunteers from the Red Cross Society of the Democratic Republic of the Congo had to go to great lengths and undertake extensive research to find the children's families, who were scattered throughout the country.

28 Nov 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • As of 26 November 2014, according to the Government of Sierra Leone, the cumulative number of laboratory confirmed Ebola virus disease (EVD) cases is 5,595. The number of confirmed deaths is 1,429 and 956 have been discharged from treatment (survivors). The government estimates that around 22 percent of cases are children and youth (0-17 years).

28 Nov 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • According to the latest Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MoHSW) Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) report, up until 21 November 2014, the cumulative total of suspected, probable and confirmed cases of EVD in Liberia was 7,165. The cumulative total of deaths stood at 3,016. Cases and deaths continue to be under-reported. Reported case incidence is stable or declining in Liberia, with 67 new confirmed cases in the week.

28 Nov 2014 description

Key issues

● Four Israeli civilians and a policeman killed in a synagogue in West Jerusalem.

● 297 Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli forces, the majority in East Jerusalem.

● Special Rapporteurs call on Israel to end punitive demolitions.

● One Palestinian killed and two others injured in the Access Restricted Areas in Gaza.

● Rafah Crossing remains closed for more than a month; over 6,000 Palestinians unable to return to Gaza.

28 Nov 2014 description

El Fasher, 28 November 2014 – As part of its Darfur-wide campaign geared to prevent the recruitment of children as soldiers, on 26 November 2014, the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) reached out to Masteriha community, North Darfur, in an event attended by more than 1,000 men, women and school children.

28 Nov 2014 description

This World AIDS Day (1 December 2014) we are warning of the urgent need to prioritise HIV and sexual and reproductive health services for adolescents, particularly in the global south where they are slipping through the cracks when it comes to healthcare.

28 Nov 2014 description

Highlights

  • WFP urgently requires US$120 million for the next six months to meet the needs of all refugees in Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and Sudan.

  • The resource situation remains critical in all four countries. WFP is already implementing ration cuts in Kenya. In other countries, WFP may need to implement ration cuts in early 2015 if additional resources are not received soon.

28 Nov 2014 description

Situación general y contexto

Desde los 70 en Medellínoperan milicias guerrilleras posteriormente en los 80, el narcotráfico utilizó jóvenes de las comunas y zonas marginales, para generar una oleada de violencia armada. En 1993, con la muerte de Pablo Escobar,el Cartel de Medellín es desarticulado 90 muchos de sus integrantes fueron cooptados por grupos de corte “paramilitar” ACCU – AUC6 conformand el “Bloque Metro” y el “Bloque Cacique Nutibara” exjefes narcos, para tomar control de zonas y corredores estratégicos.

28 Nov 2014 description

Lahore, Pakistan | AFP | Friday 11/28/2014 - 14:07 GMT

Pakistan police arrested three men for beating up two polio vaccinators in the eastern city of Lahore, officials said Friday, the latest case of violence against health workers seeking to immunise children against the crippling disease.

28 Nov 2014 description

In Pakistan, internally displaced persons leaving North Waziristan are able to protect their children against polio for the first time in 2 years.

The Convention of the Rights of the Child, which marks its 25th anniversary on the 20th November, defines the right of each child to survive and develop to their full potential.

28 Nov 2014 description

RECOMMANDATIONS

  1. Distribution NFI aux ménages déplacés.
    Action planifiée : NRC

  2. Remplacement des pièces d’usures et chloration des forages des villages N’Gadi,
    Balawa, Kpakou et N’goudongo.
    Action planifiée : NRC

  3. Sensibilisation à l’entretien des points d’eau et les bonnes pratiques d’hygiènes dans les villages d’accueil.
    Action planifiée : NRC

  4. Distribution alimentaire (ration 2 mois).
    Action planifiée : PAM-ACF (Distribution d’urgence, ration 15 jours)