United Nations
Information Centre | Nepal
UNICEF Annual Report 2014
PDF File Size: 273 KB | Download   
In 2014, Nepal made steadfast progress towards its Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets. The 2014 Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) showed gains in infant mortality, now reaching 33 per 1,000 live births against a target of 36; a reduction in the prevalence of underweight among children below five years of age, now at 30.1 per cent against a target of 29 per cent; a reduction in the adolescent birth rate to 71 per 1,000 women against a target of 70; an increase in measles immunisation coverage to 92.6 per cent against a target of greater than 90 per cent; and significant improvements in the use of improved drinking water sources at 93.3 per cent against a target of 73 per cent.
UNICEF’s contribution toward these national results was instrumental in building the necessary institutional and individual capacities required for national development efforts. In 2014, this included 18 districts being declared open defecation free (ODF) with emphasis on reducing disparities in the most difficult and low-coverage districts – particularly the mountain and Terai (plain) areas, which maintain open borders with India. As part of global efforts to eradicate polio, UNICEF played a lead role in the introduction of one dose of inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) at 14 weeks, which made Nepal the first Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI Alliance)-supported country in the world to introduce the vaccine. In the area of nutrition, the 15 most disadvantaged districts targeted by UNICEF achieved 100 per cent Vitamin A coverage and 80 per cent coverage of multiple-micronutrient powder.
UNICEF’s innovative after-school programme is showing positive results in terms of both
enrolment and retention rates as well as impact on harmful social norms such as child marriage.
In the Mid and Far West, 12,516 adolescents (6,312 girls; 6,204 boys) are now benefiting from the programme, which targets disadvantaged girls and provides life skills, peer-led homework support and sports activities in priority districts.
Sustained advocacy resulted in the establishment of the post of Child Protection Officer by the Government in all 75 districts nation-wide to prevent and respond to violence, exploitation and abuse of children. In addition, a landmark National Strategy to End Child Marriage in Nepal was developed, bringing together concerned stakeholders from civil society organisations (CSOs), Government, technical experts and United Nations (UN) agencies.
In a year characterised by multiple natural disasters, UNICEF provided extensive relief and response through the Nutrition, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Education, Protection and Health Clusters reaching 115,000 people (42 per cent children) in line with its Core Commitments for Children. An internal lessons-learned exercise highlighted these achievements as well as the need for strengthening and harmonising national systems for information management, coordination and communications.
UNICEF forged new partnerships with Kathmandu University around its innovations agenda,
leading to the mass engagement of children and adolescents in its Child Appathon, a competition targeting young programmers. Further, the Government-led National Framework on Child-Friendly Local Governance (CFLG) saw the Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local
Development (MoFALD) allocate US$ 244,000 to scale up CFLG interventions beyond the 15
UNICEF-focused districts with resources at the disposal of the Government.
Publisher:
UNICEF ,   (2014 )
Type / Script:
Annual Report in English
Keywords:
INFANT MORTALITY, CHILD SURVIVAL, EARTHQUAKES, LANDSLIDES, FLOODS, NUTRITION, CHILD MARRAIGE, CHILDREN, EDUCATION, PROTECTION, SANITATION, NATURAL DISASTERS, INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, COORDINATION, COMMUNICATIONS, DROUGHT, HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE, DISASTER RELIEF, EQUITY, HEALTH, SOCIAL POLICY, RIGHTS OF THE CHILD, DISABILITY, ADVOCACY, SOCIAL WELFARE, HUMAN RIGHTS, CONSTITUTIONS, SOCIAL SECURITY, GENDER EQUALITY, FUNDS, CAPACITY BUILDING, HUMAN RESOURCES, DISASTER PREPAREDNESS
Thematic Group:
 UNICEF : Children Fund
Thesaurus:
14.05.04  -  Welfare And Social Services
Reference Link:
** This document has been:
769  times viewed
18  times downloaded.
Feeder: ANG1EE12 , Editor: , Auditor:

View Document History
Related Topics
Nepal Multiple Indicator Survey (NMICS) 2014
Report of the Regional Review of Community-Based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) in Five Districts of the Mid- and Far Western Development Regions
Nepal Earthquake 2015: UNICEF Nepal C4D Response
Health And Nutrition - The Nepal Multiple Indicator Surveillance (First Cycle : January to March 1995)
UNICEF Annual Report 2013 - Nepal
Emergency and Humanitarian Action, WHO Nepal Nepal Floods and Landslides Health Update
Report of the Regional Review of Community-Based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) in Five Districts of the Mid - and Far Western Development Regions
Integrated Health Strategies Can Save Children’s Lives, says UNICEF Flagship, State of the World’s Children Report 2008
2014 Annual Results Report: Nutrition
Education in Emergencies in Education Sector Planning: The Case of Nepal
UNICEF Humanitarian Action 2010
UNICEF Nepal Working Paper Series: LOST LIVES, LOST FUTURES : The Indirect Cost of Infant Mortality in Nepal
Bulletin of the World Health Organization - Tolerance of Young Infants to a Single, Large Dose of Vitamin A: a Randomized Community Trial in Nepal
UNICEF WASH RESPONSE Earthquake April 25 2015 Update as of Dec , 2015
Nepal Monthly Situation Update, Issue No. 64 (October 2010)
UNICEF Nepal Humanitarian Situation Report 6 (as of 5 May 2015)
WASH Cluster- Nepal Contingency Plan on Flood and Landslide Scenario (Version 3 July 2011)
District Disaster Risk Management Plan (DDRMP): Kapilvastu District
UNICEF Nepal Humanitarian Situation Report 8, 8 May 2015
UNICEF Nepal Humanitarian Situation Report 7, 6 May 2015
Nepal Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2010 Mid- and Far Western Regions Final Report
Monthly situation update ( 14 August 2015 )
UNICEF Nepal Country Office Combating Child Labour in Nepal
Technical Support to Government of Nepal to Implement Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act
UNICEF Annual Report 2012 for Nepal, ROSA
Nepal Demographic and Health Survey 2011
UNICEF Nepal Humanitarian Situation Report 9, 11 May 2015
Nepal: Earthquake 2015 Office of the Resident Coordinator - Situation Report No. 04
UNICEF Regional Office For South Asia (ROSA) : Regional Analysis Report 2014
2014 Annual Results Report: Child Protection
Nepal Education Cluster Earthquake Response Strategy ( May – Sep 2015 )
Joint statement on untargeted distribution of infant formula and breast milk substitutes in emergencies
Decentralised Planning for the Child Programme-Baseline Survey Report of Six Districts
UN Launches Photography Contest about Disaster Risk
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Executive Board Second Regular Session 2017 12-15 September 2017 Comments by the United States UNICEF Draft Country Programme Document, Nepal, 2018-2022
Child Protection Sub-Cluster Contingency Plan
Child Mortality
Emergency Nutrition Contingency Planning: IASC Nutrition Cluster Meeting Hotel Summit (13 April 2011)
UNICEF in Nepal (2008 - 2010)
Nepal Earthquake Humanitarian Situation Report
Bulletin of the World Health Organization - Risk Factors for Early Infant Mortality in Sarlahi District, Nepal
Child Protection in Emergencies Lesson Learnt Workshop on 2008 Flooding in Nepal
Country Programme Action Plan 2018-2022
Obstetric Fistula
Country Office Portal - Annual Report 2011 for Nepal, ROSA
Weekly Situation Update ( 7 August 2015 )
Weekly Situation Update ( 31 July 2015 )
Weekly Situation Update ( 21 August 2015)
Nepal Political Economy Analysis Briefing Note : Factors That Shape The Prioritization And Allocation Of Resources For Reproductive, Maternal And Newbron Health
Planning for the Child-Baseline Survey Report of Chitwan District-Decentralized Planning for the Children Programme
नेपाल बहुसुचक सर्वेक्षण (NMICS) २०१४ प्रेस विज्ञप्ति काठमाडौ, २०७२ फागुन १३
Nepal - Central Development Region: Who is Assessing / Monitoring What, Where? (As of September 2011)
Tathali health post
Overview of Situation of Children and Women in Nepal: The Life Cycle
Micronutrient Supplementation for Children in Bhutanese refugee Camps of Nepal
Supporting Mothers To Breastfeed Will Improve Children’s Chances Of Survival, Says UNICEF
Nepal a World Leader in Boosting Child Survival, Despite Conflict: UNICEF
Nepal Earthquake: District Profile - Dolakha (19 August 2015)
WFP Nepal | Brief Reporting period: 01 October – 31 December 2014
Disaster Risk Reduction in Nepal : Flagship Programmes : The Nepal Risk Reduction Consortium ( October 2010 )
Education: Nepal Earthquake Cluster Brief (June 2015)
UNICEF Annual Report 2013
Technical Cooperation Programme: Strengthening Capacities for Disaster Prevention and Preparedness and Climate Risk Management in the Agricultural Sector
Elke Wisch is the new UNICEF Representative for Nepal.
नेपाल बहुसूचक सर्वेक्षण (NMICS) २०१४ पे्स विज्ञप्ति
National Workshop on EFA Goal of Early Childhood Development clarifying The Concept And Policy Guidlines
UNICEF Nepal Humanitarian Situation Report 18 (6 August 2015)
Eliminating Child Labour In Nepal : Facts, figures, commitments and action
Equity in School Water and Sanitation Overcoming Exclusion and Discrimination in South Asia
Nepal Earthquake 2015 - Coordination Architecture
Nepal Earthquake: Listening to children’s priorities and concerns
Nepal Earthquake: Listening To Children’s Priorities And Concerns (25 July)
Technical Cooperation Programme - Strengthening Capacities for Disaster Prevention and Preparedness and Climate Risk Management in the Agricultural Sector
Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2014: Monitoring the Situation of Children and Women
Helping Communities prepare for and respond to disasters [Youtube]
Evaluation of the Nepal Emergency Cash Transfer Programme through Social Assistance
Nepal: Disaster Management Reference Handbook
UNICEF NEPAL EDUCATION PROGRAMME- (2018-2022)
NEPAL COUNTRY REPORT GLOBAL ASSESSMENT OF RISK ISDR
Planning for the Child - Baseline Survey Report - Kavrepalanchowk District
Planning for the Child - Baseline Survey Report - Kaski District
Creating a Healing Environment (Volume II: Technical Papers) Psycho-Social Rehabilitation and Occupational Integration of Child Survivors of Trafficking and Other Worst Forms of Child Labour
2011-Demographic and Health Survey Nepal
South Asia Carries Bulk of Maternal and Child Under-Nutrition, says UNICEF
World Day Against Child Labour ( 12 June 2015 )
Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC), Nepal Terms Of Reference For Emergency Nutrition Cluster
Nepal’s Every Newborn Action Plan Government of Nepal Ministry of Health 2016
NEPAL VERSION 1 Flood | August 2017 Date released: 21 August 2017
UNICEF CHILD PROTECTION EARTHQUAKE RESPONSE APRIL - MAY 2015
Documenting the process of developing the Nepal Multi-sector Nutrition Plan and identifying its strengths and weaknesses Report of a research project
Nepal Earthquakes: One Year Later Moving On
Promoting Recovery and Resilience among Earthquake affected Communities: Communication and Social Mobilisation Initiatives to Address Human Trafficking and Gender-based Violence
The Government of Finland and UNICEF partner to realize children’s rights to education and water and sanitation services in Nepal – Joint Press Release
The Government of Finland and UNICEF partner to realize children’s rights to education and water and sanitation services in Nepal – Joint Press Release
The Government of Finland and UNICEF partner to realize children’s rights to education and water and sanitation services in Nepal – Joint Press Release
UNICEF Nepal Humanitarian Situation Report 16, 24 June 2015
Evaluation Of Community Management Of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM): Nepal Country Case Study
UNICEF Ambassador Selena Gomez Visits Nepal
Child Protection
New UNICEF Ambassador Aamir Khan Vows To Fight Stunting In South Asia
100 result(s) found.