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19 Apr 2018 description

FRANCESCA MOLD

For the young women of Rumbek, education is a lifeline.

It offers them a chance to escape the cycle of violence in South Sudan and reach their full potential. However, they struggle to learn amidst ongoing conflict and the dire economic situation, which puts pressure on them to contribute to their families’ efforts to survive.

19 Apr 2018 description

OUTCOME 4: Provide boys and girls at risk and survivors of violence, exploitation and abuse with access to an improved and eq uitable prevention and response.

Output 4.2: Holistic and integrated CP services offered to boys and girls at risk and survivors of violence, abuse and exploitation.

19 Apr 2018 description
report UNAIDS

Population growth and fast urbanization, fuelled by sustained immigration and accelerating mobility, are rapidly changing the socio-economic and behavioural patterns of people in big cities.

19 Apr 2018 description

Nairobi, April 17, 2018 – Under nutrition, obesity and diet-related noncommunicable diseases are leading to catastrophic costs to individuals, to communities and to national healthcare systems in Africa. Every year, it is estimated that 11 million Africans fall into poverty due to high out-of-pocket payments for healthcare.

19 Apr 2018 description

Thursday 19 April, 2018, Gaza - The Government of Japan donated half-a-million US dollars to UN Women Palestine Office for a one-year project to improve the situations of women in Gaza. The project, with a special focus on vulnerable women suffering from displacement and disability, as well as elderly women, will provide specialized protection services and economic empowerment activities for almost 1,700 direct beneficiaries until April next year.

19 Apr 2018 description

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The Department for International Development (DFID) has commissioned a research report to provide evidenced recommendations on programmes and policy that can sustain markets inside Syria, as a means to increase food-insecure communities’ resilience to the confict.

19 Apr 2018 description

Distribution of the Registered Syrian Refugees by Province

BEIRUT

Total No. of Household Registered 5,251
Total No. of Individuals Registered 20,258

MOUNT LEBANON

Total No. of Household Registered 56,706
Total No. of Individuals Registered 242,204

19 Apr 2018 description

IOM works with national and local authorities and local partners to identify and understand migration movements in West and Central Africa. Population flow monitoring (FMP) is an activity that quantifies and qualifies flows, migrant profiles, trends and migration routes at a given point of entry, transit or exit.

Since February 2016, IOM Niger has been monitoring migration flows at two points in the Agadez region of Niger. Flow monitoring points are found at two points in the region of Agadez in Niger,Séguédine and Arlit.

19 Apr 2018 description

In the Central African Republic (CAR), a main obstacle for return of displaced people has been the destruction of their homes after they had initially fled. With the support of their community and our teams, displaced people can finally return home. CAR has been mired in crisis since 2013, when the Muslim-dominated ex-Seleka coalition took power, provoking violent clashes with the predominantly Christian anti-balaka group. This led to intercommunity violence, deeply affecting the southern province of Ndjoukou. Schools, health centres and houses were looted and burned by armed groups.

19 Apr 2018 description
report Kenya Daily Nation

By GAITANO PESSA

Four people have been hospitalised following cholera outbreak in Busia County.

County Health Executive Phaustine Barasa on Wednesday confirmed that two of the patients had been treated at Port Victoria Sub-County Hospital and discharged. She added that two more were treated at Rukala Health Centre in Bunyala sub-county.

“No deaths or new admissions have been reported, while those in the wards have stabilised,” said Mrs Barasa.

She added that active surveillance of the disease was on-going.

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