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

Launch of the Rapid Assessment Method for Older People

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

Today, HelpAge International is happy to officially launch the Rapid Assessment Method for Older People (RAM-OP), a quick, simple and low-cost tool to assess the needs and vulnerabilities of older people in humanitarian situations. The rapid assessment method for older people (RAM-OP) is a house-to-house survey that can be used to assess the nutrition status …

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GNC 2015 Annual report is now published

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

Annual report 2015 GNC has published its second annual report covering period from September 2014 to October 2015. This report provides an update on the key achievements, challenges and some recommendation on areas that requires improvement. Where possible, the report also provides evidence on GNC’s contribution to increasing effectiveness in humanitarian emergencies, with specific reference to enhanced country …

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Final report of the GNC Annual meeting is now available online

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

GNC Logo Final_earth The 2015 GNC Annual meeting was held in Nairobi, Kenya from 13 to 15 of October 2015. The objectives of the 2015 GNC Annual meeting were: To review the work of the GNC in the past five years and identify challenges and bottleneck as well as endorse and launch key GNC documents To provide a …

Call for articles for the Nutrition Exchange on behalf of ENN

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

ENN ENN is currently developing content for the next issue of Nutrition Exchange (http://www.ennonline.net/nex/) and welcomes the submission of draft articles, or even thoughts on a potential article. Articles in Nutrition Exchange are short, easy-to-read and largely non-technical. Articles aim to share experiences and learning on nutrition (sensitive and specific!) policy and programmes. ENN has editorial …

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Establishment of the Technical Rapid Response Team for the GNC partners

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: November 6, 2015

RRT Dear GNC partners and nutrition cluster teams: We are pleased to share the news from the consortium of GNC partners (International Medical Corps, Action Against Hunger USA and Save the Children UK) led by International Medical Corps on the establishment of the Technical Rapid Response Team: During humanitarian crises, the response capacity of governments, UN …

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NCCs/IMOs annual meeting 2015

Categories: IM/KM news / News / RRT News / No CommentsPosted on: October 16, 2015

IMG_0918 NCCs/IMOs Annual Meeting was held in Nairobi on 16 October 2015 focusing on the practical discussions on how to improve cluster coordination and information management in country nutrition coordination mechanisms. All presentations from the meeting are posted here: http://nutritioncluster.net/ncc-imo-annual-meeting-2015/ The report of the meeting will be uploaded at the same link once finalized.

2015 GNC Annual Meeting

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: October 15, 2015

IMG_0873 The 2015 GNC Annual meeting was held in Nairobi, Kenya from 13 to 15 of October 2015. The objectives of the 2015 GNC Annual meeting were: To review the work of the GNC in the past five years and identify challenges and bottleneck as well as endorse and launch key GNC documents To provide a …

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

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: October 14, 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 or above picture to watch a 3 min introduction to the …

New RRT dashboard is published

Categories: News / RRT News / No CommentsPosted on: October 5, 2015

RRT dasb Quarterly RRT dashboard that provides information for the RRT operational support to countries has been published covering period from June 2013 to September 2015.

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08 Issue of the GNC bulletin is now published

Categories: News / RRT News / No CommentsPosted on: October 5, 2015

GNC bul 08 Global Nutrition Cluster has published 08 issue of the GNC Bulletin covering period June to September 2015. The bulletin is featuring highlights from the Rapid Response Team (RRT) retreat, Cluster Coordination Performance Monitoring exercise in Afghanistan, IASC and GNC updates as well as updates from the RRT project.

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