Appeals & Response Plans
- Pakistan: Dengue Outbreak - Sep 2017
- Pakistan: Floods and Heavy Snowfalls - Jan 2017
- Pakistan: Floods and Landslides - Jun 2016
- Pakistan: Floods and Landslides - Mar 2016
- Afghanistan/Pakistan: Earthquake - Oct 2015
- Pakistan: Floods - Apr 2015
- Pakistan: Floods - Sep 2014
- Pakistan: Drought - 2014-2017
- Pakistan: Polio Outbreak - 2014-2017
- Pakistan: Dengue Outbreak - Oct 2013
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- UNHCR supports Pakistan, Afghanistan to secure sustainable solutions for Afghan refugees
- Pakistan: Afghan Refugees Registration Update (January - August 2017)
- Pakistan: Refugee Affected and Hosting Areas RAHA | 2009 - 2017
- Japan provides additional funds to support Pakistan regional polio laboratory
- Pakistan on the brink of winning the war against polio
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.
Islamabad – 13 March 2018: A two-day national workshop on countering the menace of child abuse was inaugurated here today, bringing together key stakeholders from across the country to discuss and commit to a clear roadmap for the establishment of responsive and coordinated child protection systems.
3,030 Estimated number of UAC currently in Greece (based on referrals, as of 28 February 2018)
Out of the total:
4,7% <14 years old
The calculation used for the population estimation is the summary of waiting, placed and pending assigned UAC, plus UAC in RICs lists pending submission to EKKA, excluding separated children, rounded to the nearest tenth.
1,118 Total number of places available in UAC shelters (filled, pending assigned cases as of 28 February, including 38 vacant places)
UNICEF and GAIN urge immediate action to increase access to iodized salt amid longstanding evidence on how deficiency reduces cognitive ability
NEW YORK, 1 March 2018 – Nearly 19 million babies born globally every year – 14 per cent – are at risk of permanent yet preventable brain damage and reduced cognitive function due to a lack of iodine in the earliest years of life, according to a new joint report by UNICEF and GAIN released today. More than 1 in 4 of these children – 4.3 million – lives in South Asia.
as of 15 February 2018 UAC Shelters (transit and longterm)
Current: 48 UAC shelters with total 1,115 places. (increased from 423 places in March 2016)
Planned: new shelter with total 15 new places
Safe Zones* (short-term) - Current: 10 Safe Zones for UAC with total 300 places.
- Current: 4 Hotels for UAC with total 240 places.
Chaque année, 2,6 millions de bébés meurent avant l’âge d’un mois. Un million d’entre eux rendent leur dernier souffle le jour même de leur naissance. Pourtant, des millions de jeunes vies pourraient être épargnées chaque année si les mères et les bébés avaient accès à des soins de santé abordables et de qualité, à une nutrition correcte et à de l’eau potable.
Todos los años, 2,6 millones de bebés mueren antes de cumplir un mes de edad. En el caso de 1 millón de estos niños, su primera y su última respiración se producen el mismo día en que nacen. Sin embargo, millones de estas vidas podrían salvarse cada año si todas las madres y todos los bebés tuvieran acceso a servicios de salud asequibles y de calidad, una buena nutrición y agua potable.
World is failing newborn babies, says UNICEF
Babies from the best places to be born up to 50 times less likely to die in the first month of life
NEW YORK, 20 February 2018 – Global deaths of newborn babies remain alarmingly high, particularly among the world’s poorest countries, UNICEF said today in a new report on newborn mortality. Babies born in Japan, Iceland and Singapore have the best chance at survival, while newborns in Pakistan, the Central African Republic and Afghanistan face the worst odds.
Over 25,300 children arrived in Greece, Italy, Bulgaria and Spain between January and September 2017, of whom more than 14,800 (58%) were unaccompanied and separated children (UASC). Arrivals in the third quarter of 2017 increased by 33% compared to Q2 2017 (14,800 vs. 11,100).
More than 13,800 unaccompanied and separated children 92% of all children who arrived to Italy through the Central Mediterranean Route were UASC.
In 2017, South Asia was impacted by large-scale natural and human-caused disasters.
KATHMANDU, 19 January 2018 – “UNICEF joins the Government of Pakistan in its condemnation of the killing of two polio vaccinators in Balochistan earlier this week."
“The mother and daughter who were killed were at the forefront of this extremely important fight to combat polio in Pakistan. Such attacks on health workers can hamper the important work to eradicate the disease and ensure that Pakistani children are no longer at risk of lifelong disability.”
L’UNICEF appelle les pays du monde entier à s’assurer que davantage de nouveau-nés survivent à leurs premiers jours de vie
NEW YORK, le 1er janvier 2018 – Environ 386 000 bébés naîtront aujourd’hui, dont plus de 90 % dans les régions les moins développées du monde, déclare l’UNICEF.
3,300 Estimated number of UAC currently in Greece based on analysis of data available to EKKA (as of 15 December 2017)
1,104 Total number of places available in UAC shelters (filled, pending assigned cases as of 15 December, including 15 vacant places)
2,256 Total number of UAC on waiting list for shelter (as of 15 December 2017) including:
- 442 in Reception and Identification Centers
74 in protective custody
3,300 Estimated number of UAC currently in Greece based on analysis of data available to EKKA (as of 30 November 2017)
1,130 Total number of places available in UAC shelters (filled, pending assigned cases as of 30 November, including 45 vacant places)
2,201 Total number of UAC on waiting list for shelter (as of 30 November 2017) including:
3,250 Estimated number of UAC currently in Greece based on analysis of data available to EKKA (as of 15 November 2017)
1,151 Total number of places available in UAC shelters (filled, pending assigned cases as of 15 November, including 54 vacant places)
2,121 Total number of UAC on waiting list for shelter (as of 15 November 2017) including:
SPIN BOLDAK, Afghanistan, 13 November 2017 – “The town of Spin Boldak on Afghanistan’s southern border with Pakistan is at the epicentre of the global effort to eradicate polio.
“This year, only Afghanistan and Pakistan have recorded wild poliovirus cases and the virus has no respect for the borders. As of 9 November 2017, there are 14 cases of wild poliovirus globally – nine in Afghanistan and five in Pakistan – the lowest number recorded in history.
Total number of beneficiaries reached is 273,691 including 63,031 men, 65,604 women, 71,078 boys and 73,978 girls out of the targeted population of 596,628.
Draft Cluster guidelines on water supply, sanitation and hygiene were completed and review meetings were proposed
WASH Cluster partners IRC, IRP, Helpage International and Oxfam supported the WASH cluster response on Dengue in Peshawar, KP.