News

This page provides information and updates on GNC and related activities as well as up to date information and links to country level humanitarian response. If you wish to submit something to include on this webpage, please send a description of the ‘news’ to gnc@unicef.org

ACF recherche un Coordinateur Nutrition & Sante (H/F)

Categories: News / Vacancies / No CommentsPosted on: March 21, 2017

Pays : RCA – Bangui Durée du contrat : 12 mois à pourvoir à partir du 15 Avril Pour information: 03 FR RDD Nut Santé RCA Pour postuler, rendez-vous sur notre site internet : http://recrutement.actioncontrelafaim.org/positions/view/2533/Un-Coordinateur-Nutrition-Sant-HF/

ACF Research For Nutrition Conference: Field Exchange Special

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: March 20, 2017

Dear all, Last November, the first ACF Research For Nutrition Conference (#R4NUT) was held in Paris. This conference was an important moment for ACF for several reasons: 1-      It was the first edition of a meeting we want to make yearly and whose objective is to become an unmissable event to be informed about the …

Emergency Response Nutrition Specialist

Categories: News / Vacancies / No CommentsPosted on: March 16, 2017

The Organisation Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And its girls who are most affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters …

Yemen Update

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: March 16, 2017

  Food security in Yemen has deteriorated further since the last IPC analysis conducted in June 2016. An estimated 17 million people, which is equivalent to 60% of the total Yemeni population, are food insecure and require urgent humanitarian assistance to save lives and protect livelihoods. Among those, approximately 10.2 million people are in IPC …

Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergency Training

Categories: Events / News / No CommentsPosted on: March 9, 2017

Middle East Region Amman, Jordan April 30 – May 4, 2017 Background: Supporting and protecting  Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies (IYCF-E) is critical for child survival. Exclusive breastfeeding is the single most effective intervention for saving lives. Paired with optimal complementary feeding, up to 26% of child deaths can be averted. In emergencies, …

Summer Nutrition Intern, Save the Children US

Categories: News / Vacancies / No CommentsPosted on: February 24, 2017

  Save the Children US is currently searching for a Summer Nutrition Intern to be based in Washington DC. For more information see the following: https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=SAVETHECHILDREN&cws=5&rid=4740  

Senior Nutrition Director, Save the Children US

Categories: News / Vacancies / No CommentsPosted on: February 24, 2017

  Save the Children US is currently searching for a Senior Nutrition Director to be based in Washington DC. For more information see the following: https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=SAVETHECHILDREN&cws=1&rid=4672

South Sudan IPC Analysis: Famine declared in parts of Unity State

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: February 21, 2017

  Results of the recent South Sudan IPC Analysis have just been released, with famine declared in parts of Unity State (Leer and Mayendit counties). See below for more details. The GNC has reached out to the cluster coordination team in Juba to see what immediate and mid-term support might be required. A global level GNC call …

SMART survey consultant, UNICEF Madagascar

Categories: News / Vacancies / No CommentsPosted on: February 20, 2017

  UNICEF Madagascar is looking for an individual consultant to conduct SMART surveys from 23/03 to 22/05/2017. For more details see https://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=503023  

World Must Act Now To Save Lives in Somalia, U.N. Agencies Warn

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: February 20, 2017

  MOGADISHU – As a devastating drought grips Somalia, UNICEF and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) are warning that only a massive and immediate scale-up of humanitarian assistance can help the country avoid falling into another catastrophe. The drought that the northern regions have struggled with for the last year has now spread …

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