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10 Dec 2016 description
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Management response to the Evaluation of the Pilot Project of Result-Based Aid in the Education Sector in Ethiopia

Executive Summary

This report presents the results of an independent, three-year evaluation of a pilot project intended to improve access to and the quality of lower secondary education in Ethiopia through the use of resultsbased aid (RBA), an innovative approach to development. RBA is an aid partnership between a donor and a recipient government in which the disbursement of aid is tied to results achieved rather than activities completed or outputs produced. The amount of aid provided is directly related to the magnitude of the outcomes achieved.

09 Dec 2016 description

As many people prepare for joyful year-end holiday celebrations, disparate images of war-torn cities, makeshift camps and misery continue to flash across screens.

The world is facing a humanitarian crisis, as a record 65.3 million people have been displaced by armed conflicts, violence and natural disasters. This is the highest number since the Second World War.

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09 Dec 2016 description

46% OF INTERNALLY DISPLACED HOUSEHOLDS IN NEWLY ACCESSIBLE SITES HAVE PROTECTION RISKS AND NEEDS

OVERVIEW

09 Dec 2016 description

Ce 08 décembre 2016, le Ministère de la Femme, Famille et Enfant en collaboration avec le Ministère des Affaires étrangers et commerciales du Canada, le PNUD, l’UNFPA, la MONUSCO / Bureau Conjoint des Nations Unies pour les Droits humains (BCNUDH) ont organisé la quatrième réunion du comité de pilotage du Programme de lutte contre les violences sexuelles « Tupinge Ubakaji ».

09 Dec 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Drought conditions prevail in Puntland as well as several parts of Somaliland, central and southern regions. Water shortages are reported in all drought-affected regions, increasing the risk of an acute watery diarrhoea (AWD)/cholera outbreak. With populations on the move in search of water and pasture, an estimated 35,000 children are at risk of dropping out of schools. The drought will further aggravate the malnutrition crisis with an increase in enrolment in nutrition programmes.

09 Dec 2016 description

BAGHDAD – In the single largest humanitarian aid delivery in eastern Mosul since the current conflict began, the World Food Programme (WFP), UNICEF and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) yesterday provided food, dignity kits, water purification tablets, jerry cans, baby hygiene kits and more for 42,000 people in eastern Mosul. For the first time in over two weeks, security conditions have allowed humanitarian agencies to reach families living in the suburbs of eastern Mosul, many of whom are in desperate need of assistance.

09 Dec 2016 description
report UN Population Fund

KHARKIV, Ukraine – Tetiana* and her husband were abducted and savagely abused after conflict broke out in Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine. After months of torment, they and their nine children were driven from their home and forced to start over in a new city. Yet the violence seemed to follow them – and this time, it came from within their family.

09 Dec 2016 description

KEY FIGURES
1,843
Voluntary returns to Mali facilitated since January 2016

4,065
New arrivals from Mali in 2016

4,869
Malian refugees with specific needs (as of 1 December 2016)

12, 586
Malian households in Mbera camp (as of 1 December 2016)

30L
of potable water available per person per day

FUNDING 2016
USD 19.4 M
Requested for the operation

09 Dec 2016 description

Human Rights Day – Saturday 10 December 2016

GENEVA (9 December 2014) – Speaking ahead of Human Rights Day on Saturday 10 December, the largest body of independent experts of the United Nations Human Rights system* urges all Governments around the world to stand up for human rights.

“The greatest achievement of the international community since the end of World War II has been the construction of an international human rights system based upon the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which was adopted 68 years ago.

09 Dec 2016 description

Highlights

  • Significant funding shortfalls continue to threaten WFP’s ability to maintain assistance to refugees and vulnerable populations in drought-affected and urban areas. New funding is urgently required to avert possible breaks in cash-based transfers for refugees in January 2017.

Operational Updates

09 Dec 2016 description

POPULATION TOTALE 20M

PERSONNES DANS LE BESOIN 1,9M

PERSONNES CIBLÉES 1,5M

BUDGET (US$) 271M

# PARTENAIRES HUMANITAIRES 129

PRÉFACE PAR

LE COORDONNATEUR HUMANITAIRE

09 Dec 2016 description

The Inter-Agency Working Group on Disaster Risk Reduction in the Horn, East and Central Africa issues this call for action to respond to the urgent needs of over 15 million people experiencing a devastating drought in Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya.

The time to act is now.

GOVERNMENTS AND HUMANITARIAN ACTORS SHOULD:

  • Work with market actors to ensure urgent access to water through the provision of vouchers or cash to vulnerable people, and as a last resort undertake water trucking

09 Dec 2016 description
report UN Women

7th December, 2016, The UN Women Iraq team went on mission near eastern Mosul this week to distribute 3,000 high thermal blankets to women and girls in two camps. Women and girls have mentioned freezing temperatures at night in the camps. UN Women has also distributed necessity kits for 20,000 individuals containing socks, soap, tooth brushes, toothpaste, feminine pads, vaseline, shampoo, nail clippers, laundry detergent, solar lamp/flashlight and other necessity items.

09 Dec 2016 description
report UNAIDS

Preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV remains one of the major challenges of the AIDS response in Guatemala. In 2015, testing coverage for HIV among pregnant women was 42%, while the proportion of pregnant women living with HIV receiving antiretroviral medicines was 13%.

09 Dec 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • 718,466 (80 per cent) of the total 898,082 refugees and asylum seekers registered in Uganda as of October 2016 are women and children originating mainly from South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi, Somalia and Rwanda.

  • From January to November 2016, 23,680 children born to refugee parents in Uganda have had their birth registered using the Mobile Vital Recording System (MVRS). This ensures their right to identity and is a gateway to access services where identification documents are required.