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22 Oct 2017 description

**Development on the 2018 HNO/HRP **

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Development on the 2018 HNO/ HRP

Cluster Objectve 1: Deliver quality lifesaving interventions for acutely malnourished girls, boys and pregnant and lactating women

Cluster Objectve 2: Contribute to prevention of malnutriton by enhancing BSFP, micronutrient support, deworming and IYCF

Cluster Objective 3: Strengthen capacity of natonal authorites and local partners, to ensure effective, decentralised nutrition

22 Oct 2017 description

20 October 2017-Mbabane: The Ministry of Health, with support from the World Health Organisation (WHO) conducted a sensitisation workshop for technical officers as well as senior officials on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

22 Oct 2017 description

19 October, 2017, Juba: The Ministry of Health of the Republic of South Sudan with support from the World Health Organization (WHO), held a two-day consultative multi stakeholder meeting from 18-19 October, 2017 in Juba for the development of an integrated Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child, Adolescent Health and Nutrition (RMNCAH & N) strategic plan for South Sudan.

22 Oct 2017 description

Today the national taskforce for poliovirus containment in the laboratory met as part of the country’s efforts to maintain its polio free status. The committee members discussed findings from a field mission reviewing all biomedical laboratories for possible wild poliovirus infectious material while encouraging the destruction of all unneeded materials. The Ministry aims to strengthen its surveillance system by developing an inventory of all laboratories that retain material which may have potential infectious material.

22 Oct 2017 description

Overview

o This Reserve Allocation Strategy is issued by the Humanitarian Coordinator (HC), in consultation with the Clusters and Advisory Board of the IHF, to set the IHF funding priorities for the Hawiga Response Plan.

o A total amount of up to USD 20 million is available for this allocation. This allocation strategy paper outlines the allocation priorities and rationale for the prioritization.

o This allocation paper also provides strategic direction and a timeline for the allocation process.

22 Oct 2017 description

by Isaiah Esipisu

“Africa has the resources, skills, and human and land capacity to move from importer to exporter by eating food made in Africa”

ABIDJAN, Oct. 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In 2008, as food prices rose around the world, riots broke out in West Africa, and Mali’s government stepped in.

It quickly launched an initiative to subsidise purchases of good-quality certified rice seed, as well as fertilisers, for farmers, in an effort to cut reliance on rice imports and grow more food of its own.

22 Oct 2017 description

Efforts at shifting the continent towards decolonial peace

BY SIPHAMANDLA ZONDI

22 Oct 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Overview

On Wednesday, 20 September 2017, UNICEF and Save the Children co-hosted a No Lost Generation event at UNICEF House in New York in the margins of the UN General Assembly opening week. The event was organized with the support of the European Union Madad Trust Fund.

22 Oct 2017 description

La Coordinación Nacional de Protección Civil dio a conocer el aviso de término de la Declaratoria de Emergencia que se emitió a través del boletín de prensa 343/17 en el estado de Oaxaca, por la presencia de lluvia severa e inundación fluvial.

22 Oct 2017 description

La Coordinación Nacional de Protección Civil emitió una Declaratoria de Emergencia en el estado de Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, por la presencia inundación fluvial ocurrida del 11 al 15 de octubre de 2017.

La Coordinación Nacional de Protección Civil de la Secretaría de Gobernación emitió hoy una Declaratoria de Emergencia en el estado de Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, para los municipios de Álamo Temapache, Ángel R. Cabada, Catemaco, Santiago Tuxtla y Tempoal, por la presencia inundación fluvial ocurrida del 11 al 15 de octubre de 2017.

22 Oct 2017 description

Over 11 million Yemeni children are in need of humanitarian assistance as a result of the devastating conflict that has ravaged the country since March 2015. Facing the largest food security crisis in the world and an unprecedented cholera outbreak, deprived of access to basic WASH, health and nutrition services, children are unable to fulfil their potential. Every 10 minutes, at least one child dies of preventable causes like malnutrition, diarrhea, and respiratory tract infections.

22 Oct 2017 description
  • The spill-over of the Mali crisis to neighbouring countries continues. On 21 October, a police station was attacked by an armed group in Ayorou (Tillabery region), where some 10 000 Malian refugees live. At least 10 policemen were killed and several wounded.

  • The continuous security deterioration in this region has an immediate impact on the living conditions of the population, including the provision of basic services. It also reduces access by humanitarian organisations.

22 Oct 2017 description

Un total de $6.800 millones de pesos es el valor de las indemnizaciones entregadas durante el mes de octubre por la Unidad para las Víctimas en todo el departamento de Córdoba.

MONTERÍA

La Unidad para las Victimas realizó este sábado una nueva jornada de entrega de indemnizaciones en Montería que benefició, en esta ocasión a 800 víctimas del conflicto armado en una suma que supera los $6.800 millones de pesos, informó la entidad.

22 Oct 2017 description

Frente a la coyuntura que afecta a la población de la costa Pacífica de Nariño, la entidad brinda ayuda humanitaria de emergencia y prioriza la ruta de reparación integral para víctimas directas e indirectas. Informe Especial.

SAN ANDRÉS DE TUMACO

22 Oct 2017 description

La Dirección Territorial de Caquetá y Huila de la Unidad para la Atención y Reparación Integral a las Víctimas realizó en Neiva la Jornada de reparación integral de personas con discapacidad víctimas del conflicto, en el marco de las jornadas con enfoque diferencial que hace la subdirección de reparación individual.

NEIVA