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26 May 2016 description

28,535 consultations are provided to the Syrian Refugees in primary health care services

OVERVIEW:

All Syrian refugees have access to primary health care facilities. Health services in camps are provided by NGOs and DoH with support from UN agencies. No disease outbreak has been registered. Curative services in camps were implemented in line with national and international standards. A shortage of medicines in public health facilities is still a key concern.

APRIL HIGHLIGHTS:

26 May 2016 description

Aperçu de la situation

Le site de Gaoui, situé à 15 km de N’Djamena, a été ouvert en janvier 2014 afin d’accueillir les retournés tchadiens fuyant les violences en République Centrafricaine (RCA). Il compte actuellement quelque 5 200 retournés, en majorité des femmes et des enfants, principalement venus de Bangui.

26 May 2016 description

GENEVA--Delegates at the World Health Assembly today agreed to implement two new health strategies that are closely aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals. One relates to women’s children’s and adolescents’ health; the other to healthy ageing.

Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health

26 May 2016 description

Introduction

Au cours du plan d'intervention humanitaire 2016 (HRP), les indicateurs de résultats du Sahel ont été définis en consultation avec les points focaux du secteur régional pour fournir des indicateurs de performance standards pour le Sahel. Les points focaux des Cluster Pays ont fournis leurs objectifs annuels et commencé à rapporter sur leurs réalisations sectorielles pour chacun des indicateurs de résultats sur une base mensuelle.

26 May 2016 description

Introduction

During the 2016 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP), The Sahel output indicators were defined in consultation with the regional sector focal points to provide a standard measure of performance for the Sahel. Country Cluster focal points provided their annual targets for each country and started to report on their cluster achievements for each of the output indicators on a monthly basis.

26 May 2016 description

Baroness Verma was appointed by the Prime Minister as Ministerial Champion for Tackling Violence Against Women and Girls in December 2015. In January 2016, she launched a consultation to draw on a wide-ranging set of experiences and ideas on how best to use the role to leverage further action to address violence against women and girls. This process has been open, iterative one, and whilst the formal period for consultation has come to an end, the conversations with participants on the shape of the work will continue as it develops.

26 May 2016 description

Juba, South Sudan, 26 May 2016

  1. The first World Humanitarian Summit on 23-24 May 2016 in Istanbul convened 9,000 participants from 173 Member States, including 55 Heads of State and Government, hundreds of private sector representatives, and thousands of people from civil society and non-governmental organizations. The United Nations in its 70 years has never come together at this scale, with this many different stakeholders, to discuss the pressing challenges that are resulting in so much human suffering today.

26 May 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

Government of Kenya announcement to close Dadaab Camps

26 May 2016 description

Weekly Highlights

  • A 17-year-old Palestinian girl was shot dead by the Israeli Border Police while approaching the Beit Iksa checkpoint, to the north of Jerusalem. According to Israeli media reports, the girl raised a knife and did not adhere to orders to stop before being shot. No injuries to Israeli forces were reported**. **Since the beginning of 2016, 52 Palestinian suspected perpetrators were killed by Israeli forces in attacks and alleged attacks, compared to 89 in the last quarter of 2015.
26 May 2016 description
report Invisible Children

In recent weeks, our LRA Crisis Tracker team has gathered a series of reports through our Early Warning Network indicating the renewed presence of an LRA group within DR Congo’s Garamba National Park in eastern Congo. Garamba, one of Africa’s oldest national parks and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has been consistently targeted by the LRA in recent years, who have regularly conducted elephant poaching missions ordered by Joseph Kony, who then trades trafficked ivory tusks for weapons and other supplies.

26 May 2016 description
report UN Women

En julio de 2015, la Asamblea General de Naciones Unidas adoptó una resolución que declara el 19 de junio como Día Internacional para la eliminación de la violencia sexual en los conflictos.

26 May 2016 description

26/05/2016

The combined effects of long-term conflict and the economic crisis have left South Sudan facing large-scale market dysfunction. As a result, the availability of food – especially of fresh vegetables – has been very limited.

26 May 2016 description
report UN Women

Campaign encourages women from conflict and post-conflict Nations to share their empowerment stories

Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, 24 May 2016 - UN Women Iraq Country Office announced the launch of an online awareness-building and mobilization campaign called “We Are Here”.

“We Are Here” aims to inspire women activists from the region to share their stories with the world and document their roles in building their countries.