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

Guidance Note for UN Humanitarian Coordinators: Integrated multi-sectoral nutrition actions

Categories: Inter-Cluster News / News / SAG news / No CommentsPosted on: August 18, 2017

  Dear Cluster/Sector Coordination teams and Partners: The advocacy document below was issued by the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien and developed jointly with SUN Secretariat, UN agencies and led by the Global Nutrition with contribution from partners.  GNC Coordination Team   Dear Humanitarian Coordinators, There is a growing recognition that addressing malnutrition is …

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Tech RRT Webinar: Synergies in integration with IYCF-E – Breaking down sectoral boundaries

Categories: Events / News / Training Events / Comments OffPosted on: August 1, 2017

Celebration of World Breastfeeding Week Tech RRT Webinar: Synergies in integration with IYCF-E – Breaking down sectoral boundaries When: 7 August 2017 Time: 15:00 London time Duration: 1-1:30 hours Presenters: Dr Shogo, Technical Officer, WHO Lao People’s Democratic Republic Speaking on integration with Maternal and Child Health Erin McCloskey-Rebelo, Nutrition Consultant, Speaking on integration with …

GNC HRP Dashboard

Categories: IM/KM news / News / No CommentsPosted on: July 19, 2017

Aggregating information about the 23 Humanitarian Response Plans (HRP) and Regional Refugee Response Plans (RRRP) the GNC dashboard shows the Population in Need (PIN), Population Targeted and Funding Requirements of each response. In 2017, more than 971 million people are considered to be in need of emergency nutrition interventions around the world. Nutrition Cluster/Sectors and …

Yemen Nutrition Cluster Bulletin, Issue 2, April-June 2017

Categories: Inter-Cluster News / News / No CommentsPosted on: July 18, 2017

The Yemen Nutrition Cluster has published the second issue of its quarterly bulletin. To download, please click on the link: For questions, please contact: Cluster Coordinator Anna Ziolkovska aziolkovska@unicef.org +971 71 222 5032

GNC Global Call on Ethiopia, Kenya and South Sudan

Categories: Events / GNC Meetings / News / Comments OffPosted on: July 12, 2017

Dear GNC partners: A global call on the situation and cluster responses in Ethiopia, Kenya and South Sudan took place on 18 July 2017. For the minutes of the call, please  For the country presentations, click on the country name to download the presentation: ; ; . GNC Coordination Team

Pakistan Nutrition MIS Webportal Launched

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: July 3, 2017

On behalf of IMWG Pakistan we would like to share that some good news NWG Pakistan (UNICEF) had done tremendous work in development of Nutrition MIS/web portal work for Pakistan successfully launched by Ministry of National Health Services for Regulation and Coordination MoNHSR&C and UNICEF. For details, please go to the following website:  www.nhsrc.gov.pk. Then click …

Interim operational guidance for CMAM programming in exceptional circumstances

Categories: News / Training Events / No CommentsPosted on: June 27, 2017

Dear colleagues, We are pleased to announce that the interim operational guidance for CMAM programming in exceptional circumstances has been finalized.  The guidance is  posted on our website as an appendix to the Decision Tool for MAM in Emergencies (GNC MAM task force, June 2014; appendix D) The interim operational guidance in its current form …

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Tech RRT Webinar: Recent IYCF-E deployment to Somalia

Categories: Events / News / RRT News / Comments OffPosted on: June 22, 2017

Tech RRT Webinar: Recent IYCF-E deployment to Somalia When:              Thursday, 29th June 2017 Time:   17:00 – 18:00 (Nairobi), 16:00 – 17:00 (Geneva), 15:00 – 16:00 (London), 10:00 – 11:00 (New York) Facilitator:         Andi Kendle, Tech RRT Program Manager Presenter:          Michele Georgen (CMAM/ IYCF-E, Tech RRT) Topic: The Tech RRT recently completed a …

ICNWG to develop an Inter-cluster training package of nutrition-sensitive interventions

Categories: Events / GNC Meetings / Inter-Cluster News / News / No CommentsPosted on: June 21, 2017

  The Inter-cluster Nutrition working group (ICNWG) is leading the development of a training package to support cluster coordinators and partners in applying nutrition-sensitive approaches across sectors, with a specific focus on: nutrition, food security, health, WASH, education and child protection. In order to develop the training package, the ICNWG has agreed to convene a …

Chad Nutrition Cluster Bulletin

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: June 13, 2017

  Nutrition Cluster in Chad issued a new Bulletin: 

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