- 08 mass awareness campaigns on Birth Registration, SGBV, Human Rights and HIV/Aids in Guiglo.
- 130 Ivorian Refugees were able to return to Cote D’Ivoire safely from Guinea, Togo and Liberia.
- 15 graduates received their installation kits and 196 new students enrolled in the Training center in Tabou
Voluntary Repatriation of Ivorian Refugees
- On 17 January, the northern provinces were hit by a tropical depression which brought heavy rains and flooding. WFP supported the government response via food assistance in Nampula.
- WFP is initiating a Moderate Acute Malnutrition (MAM) treatment programme in districts with the highest levels of wasting.
- Made possible through Russian debt swap, implementation of the national school feeding programme, including capacity strengthening, is underway.
In January 2018, UNICEF has distributed 2,909 cartons of Ready-To-Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) across nine counties.
A total of 95,757 people (15,321 children under five) were reached with malaria control interventions including indoor residual spraying, distribution of insecticidal treated nets, as well as behaviour change communication.
Displacement, aid delivery issues, and different strategies are all feeding a raging epidemic
Every month or so, health project manager Yulia sets off on an arduous 24-hour, 100-kilometre journey across eastern Ukraine’s “contact line” from Severodonetsk to the rebel-held city of Luhansk. It is the front line not only of a conflict that has claimed more than 10,000 lives since early 2014 but also of one of Europe’s worst HIV epidemics.
What is already known about this topic?
In 2016, an estimated 1.5 million adolescent girls and young women were living with HIV infection in Eastern and Southern Africa, where HIV prevalence among adolescent girls and young women is more than twice that of their male peers.
What is added by this report?
JOSEPH TABUNG BANAH
The concerted effort in fighting HIV and AIDS in South Africa has seen millions of lives being saved. Humana People to People South Africa continues to commit to reversing the HIV and AIDS’s negative impact among the communities heavily impacted by the epidemic.
A review of laws and policies in Sierra Leone identified key areas for reform in creating a more effective HIV response.
Findings of the Legal Environment Assessment for HIV in Sierra Leone, conducted by the Sierra Leone National HIV/AIDS Secretariat and with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), were examined by 80 stakeholders at a two-day validation workshop from 11-12 December 2017.
PERSONNES DANS LE BESOIN 4,4M
BESOINS HUMANITAIRES ET CHIFFRES CLÉS
L’insécurité alimentaire, les déplacements de population et les urgences sanitaires entrainent plus de 8 millions de personnes (presque deux tiers de la population tchadienne) dans une vulnérabilité aigüe ou chronique, souvent exacerbée par le faible développement et les risques climatiques. Plus de 4,4 millions de personnes dont 52% de femmes ont besoin d’une assistance humanitaire d’urgence et de soutien pour renforcer leurs moyens d’existence.
POPULATION TOTALE DU TCHAD 14,7M
PERSONNES DANS LE BESOIN 4,4M
PERSONNES CIBLÉES 1,9M
BUDGET (US$) 544M
# PARTENAIRES HUMANITAIRES 135
PRÉFACE PAR LE COORDONNATEUR HUMANITAIRE
J’ai l’honneur de partager avec vous le plan de réponse humanitaire 2018 pour le Tchad. Celui-ci s’inscrit dans le cadre pluriannuel 2017-2019.
MAPUTO – The Global Fund and health partners in Mozambique today launched the implementation of six grants aimed at accelerating the end of HIV, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics.
The new grants will support the reduction of rates of malaria death and sickness by 40 percent by 2022 compared with 2015. The grants also aim to contribute to the reduction of new HIV infections and HIV-related deaths by 40 percent and TB death rates by 50 percent by 2020. Additionally, the resources will support improvement of efforts to find missing cases of TB.
Goma, le 6 février, 2018 – Dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre de son programme d’action 2018, la Section VIH/SIDA de la MONUSCO, en collaboration avec ‘’Level III Hospital’’ de la MONUSCO à Goma (Nord-Kivu), a organisé récemment un atelier de formation pour les casques bleus dans le cadre de lutte contre le HIV et le SIDA en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC).
FOREWORD BY THE HUMANITARIAN COORDINATOR
- UNICEF’s Humanitarian Appeal for Children 2018 is 20 per cent funded. UNICEF and partners will not be able to respond to the urgent needs of children and women experiencing emergency situations in 2018 if additional funding is not secured.
- Over 3,300 Congolese refugee children (1,737 girls and 1,604 boys) were immunised against measles as they crossed into Uganda from the Democratic Republic of Congo.
POPULATION TOTALE 18,9M
PERSONNES DANS LE BESOIN 4,1M
PERSONNES CIBLÉES 1,56M
FONDS REQUIS EN USD 263M
N° PARTENAIRES HUMANITAIRES 156
PRÉFACE PAR LA COORDONNATRICE HUMANITAIRE
DAPP Zambia is implementing the Zambia Family South-Central (ZAMFAM) project reaching over 125,000 orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) per year for five years, with comprehensive life changing activities.
The goal of the project is to improve the care and resilience of orphans and vulnerable children living with or affected by HIV by supporting, protecting, and strengthening the capacity of children, families, and communities. ZAMFAM started in January 2016 and is funded by USAID.
Highlights for 2017
UNICEF provided psychosocial support (PSS) to 105,051 boys and girls living in conflict-affected areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions including 89,569 in government controlled areas (GCAs) and 15,482 in nongovernment-controlled areas (NGCAs)
Throughout 2017, UNICEF ensured access to safe drinking water to over 1.45 million people in eastern Ukraine.
OUAGADOUGOU – Burkina Faso and the Global Fund strengthened their partnership by launching four new grants that move toward ending epidemics of HIV, tuberculosis, malaria and strengthen health systems with a focus on community health systems and data quality.
In November 2017, WFP assisted 7,500 people through the Food by Prescription programme. Due to funding shortfalls, there are pipeline breaks for some commodities.
Assistance to Orphaned and Vulnerable Children (OVC) resumed in August 2017, reaching 55,500 beneficiaries by the end of November.