1. Advocacy vision and rationale
The nutrition cluster approach was adopted in Yemen in 2009. Since then, Yemen has continued to face complex emergencies with the Nutrition Cluster being constantly active. Following the escalation of the conflict in March 2015, a Level 3 system-wide emergency was declared in Yemen, which is still in place.
Inside this issue:
Nutrition Cluster revision of the 2018 YHRP 1
Cluster Objective 1: Deliver quality lifesaving intervention for acutely malnourished girls, bays and pregnant and lactating women 2
Cluster Objective 2. Contribute to prevention of malnutriton by enhancing BSFP, microns:Went support, deworming and IYCF 4
Cluster Objective 3: Strengthen capacity of national authorities and local partners, to ensure effective, decentralised nutrition response 5
Entre Janvier et Avril, 16,854 nouveaux enfants de moins de 5 ans souffrant de malnutrition aiguë sévère ont reçu un traitement selon le protocole national à travers le pays soit 60% de l'objectif du plan de réponse humanitaire de 27,961 enfants. Les indicateurs globaux de performance de la prise en charge de la malnutrition aiguë sévère restent dans les normes avec un taux de guérison de 89,64% (> = 75 pour cent), un taux de décès de 2,12% (<10 pour cent), un taux d’abandon de 6,83% et un taux de non-répondant de 1.41%. La couverture actuelle est de 48%.
TURKEY CROSS BORDER REPORTING PERIOD 01 JAN TO 30 JUN 2018
6.6 MILLION INTERNALLY DISPLACED
5.7 K The Hub Target
1 MILLION PLW AND CU5 IN NEED
Sector’s achievements from January - June 2018, KPI’s and challenges
At the end of the first half of the year, 223,503 children under five have been admitted and treated for severe acute malnutrition (SAM) without medical complications throughout 801 outpatient therapeutic sites that reported across Adamawa Yobe and Borno states. 5,807 children were treated for SAM with medical complications in 26 inpatient stabilisation centres. Management of moderate acute malnutrition reached 16,320 children between 24-59 Months.
The Nutrition, FSAC, Health and WASH clusters have agreed to support Integrated Programming for Famine Risk Reduction (IFRR) in Yemen. 107 priority districts were identified as those most in need of IFRR in 2018. This is based on the IPC Guidelines on key parameters for IPC famine classification (IPC, 2016), according to which famine is declared based on the three following indicators:
• At least one piece of direct reliable evidence on Mortality.
The Emergency Nutrition Assessment Round 2 was conducted from 28th April to 28th May, 2018 in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh as a multi-agency exercise carried out on behalf of the Nutrition Sector. Consisting of two SMART surveys, the objective was to assess the nutrition status of the Rohingya women and children living in camps in the Ukhia and Teknaf Upazilas. The first nutrition survey was conducted in the Makeshift Settlements (estimated population 904,657) and the second survey in Nayapara Refugee Camp (estimated population 24,430).