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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

e-learning modules on ageing and on disability

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: September 4, 2015

ADCAP has also produced e-learning modules on ageing and on disability available online for public use: click here for the one on ageing and here for the one on disability. If you wish to send a feedback or if you have questions for the ADCAP team, please contact Irene Van Horssen (Programme Officer) at : …

Minimum standards for age and disability inclusion in humanitarian action

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: September 4, 2015

The ADCAP project (Age and Disability Capacity Building Programme) led by HelpAge has produced a document on the “Minimum standards for age and disability inclusion in humanitarian action” (attached). The document intends to inform humanitarian organisations what is needed to ensure their response is as inclusive as possible. It’s comprised of key standards and includes …

LINK-NCA: A new method to understand and analyse local causes of undernutrition and to

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: August 31, 2015

The Link NCA is a participatory and response oriented method for conducting a nutrition causal analysis: analysing the multi-causality of undernutrition, as a starting point for improving the relevance and effectiveness of multisectoral nutrition security programming in a given context. ACF is now providing, in partnership with Concern and IMC, capacity building and technical support …

Launch of CMAM Report – a global online monitoring and reporting application for CMAM programmes

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: August 20, 2015

CMAM Report is a comprehensive monitoring and reporting application with a global online data base that can be used to report on and monitor CMAM programmes with any of the following components: SC, OTP, TSFP, MUAC screening, supplies as well as BSFP. Click here  to watch a 3 min introduction to the software. CMAM Report …

Rapid assessment of the nutrition needs of older people in UN House POC camps in Juba in April 2015, South Sudan

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: July 9, 2015

From 14th to 18th April 2015, HelpAge International (HelpAge) carried out an assessment of older people’s needs in the UN House Protection of Civilians (POC) camps in Juba City. This was carried out with support from the Ministry of Health, Director of Nutrition, the South Sudan Nutrition Information Technical Working Group (NITWG) and the POC …

Launching the Building a Better Response e-learning course in Arabic and French

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: July 9, 2015

The announcement in English and French is below. The Arabic announcement is attached here BBR launch e-mail announcement- Arabic. Pour lire le message en français, voir plus bas.  الإعلان العربي في الملحق. Dear colleagues, We are pleased to announce the launch of new translations of the Building a Better Response e-learning on the international humanitarian coordination …

2015 Afghanistan Nutrition Cluster Performance Monitoring (CPPM) Report

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: July 2, 2015

The purpose of a Cluster Coordination Performance Monitoring is to identify areas for support and improvement, to ensure that clusters are efficient and effective coordination mechanisms, which fulfill the core cluster functions, meet the needs of constituent members, and support delivery to affected people. It is also an effective way of demonstrating accountability and the …

How to prevent Moderate Acute Malnutrition through nutrition-sensitive interventions?

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: June 25, 2015

How to prevent Moderate Acute Malnutrition through nutrition-sensitive interventions? This technical brief – produced by the CMAM Forum – explores current evidence, knowledge and practice relating to the prevention of moderate acute malnutrition through nutrition-sensitive activities in various sectors (agriculture; food security; water, sanitation and hygiene…). We invite you to consult it by clicking on …

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Published today: Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2015

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: June 18, 2015

report Today, the Global Humanitarian Assistance (GHA) Programme of Development Initiatives launches the Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2015, which provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive picture of global humanitarian financing. Humanitarian financing is in the spotlight like never before. Humanitarian needs are outstripping resources as new and ongoing crises continue to test international, national and local …

2015 UNICEF Global Nutrition Meeting

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: June 17, 2015

GNC Logo Final_earth From the 1st to 3rd of June 2015 Josephine Ippe, Global Nutrition Cluster Coordinator, has attended the 2015 UNICEF Global Nutrition Meeting held in New York. She co-facilitated a session on the emergency preparedness and response with the key objective to provide an overview of where UNICEF is in emergency preparedness and response as an institution, in …

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