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29 Nov 2018 description
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Eastern and Southern Africa is home to more than 60 per cent of children and adolescents living with HIV. This is the region where most progress in the HIV response has been made. Coverage of maternal antiretroviral treatment for pregnant and breastfeeding women living with HIV reached 93 per cent in this region in 2017. Sustaining these gains and continuing to reach children, adolescents and women at risk and living with HIV is critical. In 2017, an estimated 120,000 adolescents aged 10–19 years and 94,000 children aged 0–9 years were newly infected with HIV.

07 Sep 2018 description

Author: UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation

As the largest global programme addressing FGM, the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Accelerating Change plays a critical role in achieving Target 5.3 which calls for the elimination of all harmful practices by 2030, under the Sustainable Development Goal 5. The main document analyses, "How to Transform a Social Norm," is a three-part reflection on Phase II (2014-2018).

27 Jul 2018 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• In response to the cyclone Sagar in May, UNICEF distributed Immediate Response WASH and dignity kits benefitting 700 affected households (including IDPs and surrounding host community) in Damerjog, an IDP site located just outside Djibouti;

• Over the reporting period, 842 people in drought affected areas gained access to adequate sanitation;

07 Jul 2018 description
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Highlights

Most MENA countries have high immunization coverage rates. But immunization coverage has dropped considerably in some (including Iraq, the Syrian Arab Republic and Yemen), due to the conflicts, instability and the prevailing geopolitical situation in the region. Approximately 1.3 million surviving infants in MENA missed their third dose of DTP vaccine in 2016. In many of the region’s countries, problems of equity persist, particularly concerning displaced populations, nomads, ethnic groups and marginalized urban populations.

22 Mar 2018 description
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Mensajes claves

Mensajes claves

Estimaciones globales sobre la inseguridad alimentaria aguda en 2017

• Alrededor de 124 millones de personas en 51 países se enfrentan a una situación de Crisis de inseguridad alimentaria o peor (equivalente o superior a la fase 3 del IPC/CH) y requieren una acción humanitaria urgente para salvar vidas, proteger los medios de vida y reducir los niveles de hambre y desnutrición aguda.

21 Mar 2018 description
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Messages clés

Estimations mondiales de l’insécurité alimentaire aiguë en 2017

• Environ 124 millions de personnes vivant dans 51 pays sont en situation d’insécurité alimentaire de Crise ou pire (Phase 3 ou pire de l’IPC ou du CH ou équivalent) et requièrent une action humanitaire urgente afin de sauver des vies, protéger les moyens d’existence et réduire les déficits de consommation alimentaire et la malnutrition aiguë.

21 Mar 2018 description
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Key Messages - Arabic version

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Acute food insecurity global estimates in 2017

• Around 124 million people in 51 countries face Crisis food insecurity or worse (equivalent of IPC/CH Phase 3 or above). They require urgent humanitarian action to save lives, protect livelihoods, and reduce hunger and malnutrition.

07 Feb 2018 description
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Highlights

• 3,811 of children under the age of 5 suffering from SAM were treated, the equivalent of 67% of the planned target.

• 1,546 additional people have access to adequate sanitation, the equivalent of 45% of its annual target.

• 4,000 cases of suspected Acute Watery Diarrhea treated with Oral Rehydration Salts

Situation Overview & Humanitarian Needs

30 Jan 2018 description
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Continuing violence, internal and external displacement, natural disasters, growing economic and gender inequality and high rates of youth unemployment and poverty in several countries have left some 72 million people, including 28 million children, in need of humanitarian assistance across the Middle East and North Africa region.1 Those in need require safe water and sanitation (47.3 million);2 education (21 million);3 health care (60 million);4 and protection services (55 million).5 Some 54 million people, including nearly 26 million children, live in the conflict-affected countries of …

30 Jan 2018 description
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Children and families in Djibouti are extremely vulnerable after nearly a decade of drought. Since 2008, rainfall has decreased by half and many cisterns and shallow wells have dried up.

18 Jan 2018 description
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À LA UNE

INVESTIR POUR LES ENFANTS : UN IMPÉRATIF MORAL ET UNE NÉCESSITÉ ÉCONOMIQUE • GEERT CAPPELAERE

13 Dec 2017 description
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Djibouti, le 13 Décembre 2017 – La Direction de l’Hydraulique Rurale du Ministère de l’Agriculture, de l’Eau, de l’Elevage, de la Pêche et des Ressources Halieutiques, a procédé ce jour à la validation du premier Plan Stratégique de l’Assainissement Individuel à Djibouti, avec l’appui de ses partenaires, dont l’USAID et l’UNICEF.

06 Dec 2017 description

Djibouti est un pays en mutation rapide. La reprise actuelle du développement économique et social offre une fenêtre d’opportunité pour améliorer durablement la vie des enfants et des femmes à Djibouti. Dans ce contexte, l’UNICEF et le Gouvernement de Djibouti entament un nouveau programme de coopération couvrant la période 2018-2022 et s’engagent en collaboration avec les autres partenaires dans l’amélioration de la vie des enfants et des femmes.

06 Dec 2017 description

Djibouti is a country undergoing rapid change. The current upturn in economic and social development offers a window of opportunity to sustainably improve the lives of children and women in Djibouti.

In this context, UNICEF and the Government of Djibouti are embarking on a new programme of cooperation for 2018-2022, and are committed to supporting the Government of Djibouti and other partners in improving children and women’s lives.

06 Dec 2017 description
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DJIBOUTI, le 6 décembre 2017 – Approuvé par le Conseil d’Administration de l’UNICEF au mois de septembre dernier, le nouveau programme de coopération entre le Gouvernement de Djibouti et l’UNICEF couvrant la période 2018-2022 a été officiellement présenté ce jour auprès des différents intervenants et partenaires au niveau national. Fruit d’un travail de collaboration entre le Gouvernement et l’UNICEF, ce nouveau programme attache une attention particulière aux enfants et aux communautés les plus désavantagés et les plus vulnérables.

06 Dec 2017 description
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DJIBOUTI, 6 December 2017 - Approved by the UNICEF Executive Board in last September, the new program of cooperation between the Government of Djibouti and UNICEF covering the period 2018-2022 was presented today to national stakeholders and partners. This new program, which is the result of a collaborative process with the Government, pays special attention to the most disadvantaged and vulnerable children and communities.

17 Sep 2017 description
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À LA UNE

NOUS ENCOURAGEONS DJIBOUTI À REJOINDRE LE MOUVEMENT MONDIAL “SCALING UP NUTRITION” • ANTHONY LAKE

16 Sep 2017 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

As the largest global programme addressing FGM/C, the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Accelerating Change plays a critical role in achieving Target 5.3 which calls for the elimination of all harmful practices by 2030, under the Sustainable Development Goal 5.

10 Sep 2017 description
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Press Release - Arabic version

One in five children across the Middle East and North Africa needs humanitarian aid

Over 90 per cent are in conflict-affected countries- UNICEF New Analysis

AMMAN, 11 September 2017 – Nearly one in five children across the Middle East and North Africa need immediate humanitarian assistance, according to latest data and analysis. Over 90 per cent of these children live in countries affected by conflict.