AMMAN – Together with partners Save the Children Jordan and Medair, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has launched a nutrition programme for the treatment and prevention of moderate acute malnutrition among Syrian refugee women and children living in camps and communities in Jordan.
ARRA, UNHCR, with IOM support, are prioritizing the relocation of malnourished children and pregnant and lactating mothers from the border crossings to the refugee camps. As of 10 March, 897 malnourished children were relocated from Pagak to Leitchuor and Tierkidi camps and are receiving treatment.
A second meningitis outbreak is suspected in Gedo zone following reports of 35 suspected cases during the past week.
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:
As of 5 March, the estimated number of civilians seeking safety in 8 Protection of Civilians (PoC) sites located on UNMISS bases is 76,655. Numbers of registered civilians seeking protection in UNMISS PoC sites are: 43,324 in Juba (Tomping and UN House), 21,568 in Malakal, 4,891 in Bor, 5,462 in Bentiu.
Il y a plusieurs mois, Equilibres & Populations lançait avec succès son premier projet de financement collaboratif sur la plateforme Catapult. Ce projet avait pour but de promouvoir l’abandon des mutilations sexuelles féminines (MSF), plus communément appelées excision, dans la région de Kayes au Mali, où près de 98% des femmes ont été victimes de cette pratique.
During the high-level visit of the Secretary-General, High Commissioner, Emergency Relief Co-ordinator and SRSG for Iraq, senior level KRG officials re-affirmed their commitment to hosting Syrian refugees in KR-I and to provide them with protection and assistance.