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24 Jan 2017 description
  • 131Child Protection Hotspot 1 Woredas out of 265 Woredas (Severely affected districts in 5 regions)

  • Mobilization of $ 5.5 Milloion for Child Protection.

  • BOWCA -led Coordination Structures in 5 regions (BOLSA in Tigray)

  • Child Protection included in the HRD 2016 for the firest time.

24 Jan 2017 description

SITUACIÓN HUMANITARIA

  • Durante este periodo el Congreso de la República refrendó el nuevo Acuerdo de Paz entr e el Gobierno y las FARC-EP. Sin embargo, la presencia y accionar de otros actores armados como el ELN, EPL y los grupos armados posdesmovilización (GAPD), han seguido generando afectaciones con alto impacto humanitario.

23 Jan 2017 description

Erratic rainfall and decreased agricultural production in the Sahel in 2012 resulted in a food security and malnutrition crisis that depleted household food stocks, resources, and livelihoods assets, exacerbating preexisting levels of acute malnutrition in Niger. As of May 2014, approximately 1 million children younger than five years of age in Niger were experiencing acute malnutrition, according to the UN.

23 Jan 2017 description

Over 230,000 conflict-affected Syrian refugees have sought refuge in Iraq since the start of the war in Syria. Among these, over 111,000 reside in Erbil governorate and almost 30,000 reside in Sulaymaniyah governorate in both camp and non-camp settings. ACTED’s Communicating with Communities activities in Erbil and Sulaymaniyah governorates in Iraq ensure that refugees and internally displaced people have access to unbiased information on their rights and obligations as well as the services and assistance that are available to them.

23 Jan 2017 description

Highlights

• As of 22 January 2017, 160,260 people were displaced by the Mosul crisis. This is a reduction from a peak of 162,042 people displaced on 18 January, following significant returns from Hasansham camp to areas of origin in different neighbourhoods of eastern Mosul city. This is the first time since the crisis began that the number of people displaced had dropped in absolute terms due to return movements.

23 Jan 2017 description

This report provides work load information for hospitals inside Syria (Non-Governmental, Non-ISIS, Non-PKK Area)

Out of 92 hospitals 60 reported the work load information included in this report

23 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • In 2016, there were verified reports of over 2,300 grave violations against children by armed forces and groups throughout Syria. Of these, killing and maiming of children and recruitment and use of children were the most prevalent violations. The actual numbers are likely to be much higher.

23 Jan 2017 description

Highlights

  • In order to avoid pipeline breaks, WFP Nicaragua is in the process of procuring commodities for the first school meals distribution of 2017. All components of the food basket have been secured, thus ensuring the distribution of full rations at the beginning of next year.

23 Jan 2017 description

Highlights

  • As WFP transitions to a new Regional Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation (PRRO) to address the Syrian refugee crisis in Lebanon, funding for basic food assistance through cashbased transfers is currently only secured until mid-February.

23 Jan 2017 description

Highlights

  • During December, WFP continued its life-saving assistance at the north-eastern border (berm). As of 31 December, 9,065 households received food and non-food items representing 58 percent of the estimated stranded population.

  • As part of the inter-agency winterisation campaign,WFP distributed in-kind food through its partner ACTED in Azraq camp covering the entire camp population. At Za’atari camp, around 30 welcome meals were provided to refugees who have been affected by severe weather conditions as part of the same campaign.

23 Jan 2017 description

Highlights

  • While chronic child malnutrition fell over the last decade, anaemia has experienced an upward trend since 2011, affecting 43 percent of children under three.

  • High exposure to recurring disasters threatens the food security of vulnerable populations.

  • The new Government aims to reduce chronic child undernutrition from 14% to 6.4% and to eliminate extreme poverty and child anemia by 2021.

WFP Assistance

23 Jan 2017 description

Kabul 22 January 2017 - Around 20 million Afghans in 21 provinces are at risk of cutaneous leishmaniasis, a tropical disease transmitted by the bite of a sandfly. The disease may also lead to open lesions and disfigurement, usually on the exposed areas of the body, mainly on the face and hands, and is associated with severe social stigma, especially for women and girls.

23 Jan 2017 description

The Committee on the Rights of the Child today considered the second periodic report of the Central African Republic on its implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

23 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • The total displaced population decreased in 2016 to 3 million individuals. However, military activity has increased and humanitarian needs continue to be extremely high. The number of people remaining displaced and in camps, continued in 2016 but it is anticipated that many will return in 2017. UNICEF will continue to cover WASH, health, education and child protection for the existing and new IDP caseloads, and will help build services to facilitate returnees and host communities in 2017.

23 Jan 2017 description
report Government of Chile

Rancagua, 20 de enero, 2017.- El SEREMI de Salud de la Región de O’Higgins, Eduardo Peñaloza, junto con equipos de la Autoridad Sanitaria y la red asistencial, se encuentran recorriendo la Provincia de Colchagua y Cardenal Caro, afectadas por los incendios forestales, declarados como Zona de Catástrofe.

23 Jan 2017 description
report ACT Alliance

Details of Response

Emergency: Winterization support to refugees/migrants in Serbia

Date of Emergency: 17 January 2017

ACT Requesting Member(s): EHO – Ecumenical Humanitarian Organisation Novi Sad Philanthropy, Charitable Foundation of the Serbian Orthodox Church

I. NARRATIVE SUMMARY

DETAILS OF THE EMERGENCY

23 Jan 2017 description

MADRID – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a €700,000 contribution from the Government of Spain to support the health and nutritional status of pregnant and breastfeeding women in warn-torn Syria

WFP will use the Spanish contribution to improve women’s access to fresh food items in order to improve their diet. The funds will allow WFP to provide to selected women around 22,000 cash transfers, each with a monthly instalment of US$32.