Refugees face similar challenges across Syria’s neighbouring countries
Refugees face similar challenges across Syria’s neighbouring countries, a new report by a coalition of 28 NGOs has found, warning that long-term efforts are still needed by the international community and host governments.
Worldwide, about 70 million girls aged between 15 and 19 have been victims of some form of physical violence and about 200 million girls have been victims of genital mutilation. Every year, around 15 million girls get married before turning 18 and about 16 million girls aged 15 -19 give birth to a child. Every year a million and a half girls are killed worldwide before being born, due to sex-selective abortions.
More than 150,000 people from around the world have today joined 35 aid, faith, development and human rights organizations in backing an unprecedented joint call urging world leaders to press the Israeli government to lift the blockade on Gaza and remove the restrictions on basic building materials needed to reconstruct the coastal strip.
A ce jour, l’épidémie de choléra apparue en octobre 2010 en Haïti a déjà affecté 680 820 personnes, soit près de 7% de la population, et enregistré 8 307 décès. Depuis janvier 2013, la maladie a déjà atteint 41 701 personnes et tué 360 personnes. A ce jour, Haïti concentre plus de la moitié du nombre de cas de choléra dans le monde et représente plus de 50% de la mortalité mondiale.
As the impact of days of violent escalation worsens for civilians in Gaza and in Israel, a group of 38 aid and development agencies today urged world leaders to take swift action to enforce a ceasefire in order to protect civilian lives and infrastructure and prevent another widespread humanitarian disaster in Gaza brought on by a prolonged military confrontation.
Gaza City, UNDP Building, 7/03/2011
Terre des hommes Italy (Tdh It) conducted a Workshop on Monitoring preschool child development. The workshop was conducted within the activities of the Task Force (TF) for revising the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) tools of the Mental Health and Psychosocial Working Group (Health and Nutrition Cluster in OPT), which is co-chaired by UNICEF and WHO.
The final goal of the TF's work is to provide MHPSS guidelines for evaluating psychosocial programmes.
Gaza City, 01/12/2010 - Terre des hommes Italy announces the completion of the medical and nutritional screening for 3,000 children (health and nutrition, anaemia status test) of the Psychosocial and nutritional support to pre-school age children and their siblings in Gaza Strip - Phase 2 (ECHO/-ME/BUD/2010/01041), a 11-month project funded by European Commission Humanitarian Aid and & Civil Protection Dpt (ECHO) and implemented in partnership with Palestinian Medical Relief Society in Khan Younis and Rafah Governorates.
This project is the second phase of a similar intervention …
Terre des hommes Italy is pleased to announce the completion of a 10-month ECHO-funded project implemented in partnership with Palestinian Medical Relief Society in Khan Younes and Rafah Governorates - Gaza Strip (ECHO/-ME/BUD/2009/01045).
The project addressed the needs of vulnerable children below 5 years of age and their families through an integrated approach combining psychosocial and nutritional activities.