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17 Jan 2018 description

KINSHASA – In a stark warning, three UN agencies – the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), UNICEF and the World Food Programme (WFP) – say time is running out to save hundreds of thousands of lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

17 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This is the report for the Cross-sectoral formative research – Knowledge, attitude and practice study, hereafter KAP Study, which was conducted by researchers from Malmö University, Sweden, on behalf of the country office of UNICEF Lebanon.

The purpose of the KAP Study is,

  • To establish a baseline for UNICEF Lebanon’s Country Programme Document for the period 2017 to 2020

17 Jan 2018 description

OVERVIEW:

  • 83,000 refugee children are aged 3-17 years as of Nov 2017:

  • 73,000 (88%) refugee children are enrolled in formal or non-formal education programs.

  • 10,000 (12%) refugee children have no access to any form of education.

HIGHLIGHTS:

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16 Jan 2018 description

There has been a clear shift in Yemen towards integrated (multi-sectoral) programming following the March 2017 Yemen Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC). As the risk of famine rose, there was widespread realization of the complexity of the situation that is not only related to malnutrition and food insecurity, but also to underlying causative factors emanating from other sectors.

Subsequently, the WASH and Health were also integrated due to the criticality of these sectors in any famine prevention actions in Yemen.

16 Jan 2018 description

Introduction et contexte

L’enquête nutritionnelle SMART Rapide a eu lieu dans toute la commune de Cochio-Toulou, la sous-préfecture de Kouango, Préfecture de la Ouaka, localité située au Sud de la République Centrafricaine.

16 Jan 2018 description

Introduction et contexte

L’enquête SMART Rapide couvre toute la commune de Yenga, située dans la sous-préfecture de Bouar, préfecture de la Nana-Mambéré.

Les villages de la commune de Yenga s’étendent de la localité de Ngam à celle de Fafou sur l’axe Bouar – Niem et de la localité de Foro à celle de Doko sur l’axe Bouar - Baboua.

Yenga est délimitée :

  • A l’Est par la commune de Bouar ;

  • A l’Ouest par la commune de Baboua, sous-préfecture de Baboua ;

16 Jan 2018 description

Introduction et contexte

L’enquête SMART Rapide a eu lieu dans la commune de Ngougbia, située dans la souspréfecture de Bambari, Préfecture de la Ouaka, localité située au centre-est de la République Centrafricaine.

16 Jan 2018 description

KEY HIGHLIGHTS & RECOMMENDATIONS

  • The overall food WASH, health and education situation was found to be very poor and there is a risk of continued conflict and repeated displacement. An encompassing inter-agency WASH, health, education and livelihood (seeds and tools) intervention is highly recommended.

  • Out of the total 5,707 people registered in Gunyoro, a total of 765 people were identified to be vulnerable. In Iholong a total of 115 people out of the 372 people registered were found to be vulnerable.

16 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
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3 million children born into war in Yemen

SANA’A, 16 January 2018 – More than 3 million children were born in Yemen since the escalation in violence in March 2015 according to a UNICEF report. Born into War details how children in Yemen have been scarred by years of violence, displacement, disease, poverty, undernutrition and a lack of access to basic services including water, health care and education.

16 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

The humanitarian situation in Somalia has continued to deteriorate due to the ongoing impacts of drought and conflict. An estimated 6.2 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance, including 3.1 million who urgently require sustained, life-saving services and protection.3 Despite the provision of large-scale assistance in 2017, the risk of famine persists.

16 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh, 16 January 2018 – The health and safety of more than 520,000 Rohingya children living in overcrowded camps and informal settlements in Bangladesh is likely to be put at even greater risk ahead of upcoming cyclone and monsoon seasons, UNICEF warned today.

15 Jan 2018 description

Le Mécanisme de Réponse Rapide (RRM) est un outil mis à la disposition de la communauté humanitaire pour garantir une veille humanitaire, réaliser des évaluations multisectorielles, des distributions de biens non alimentaires (NFI) et des interventions en eau, hygiène et assainissment (EHA) d’urgence lorsque les capacités nécessaires ne sont pas disponibles sur place.