United Nations
Information Centre | Nepal
UNICEF Humanitarian Action NEPAL in 2009
PDF File Size: 483 KB | Download   
Following 10 years of Maoist-inspired conflict, the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Accord on 21 November 2006 marked a new phase in Nepal’s social, political, and economic development. Despite a certain degree of political progress during 2007, there was an escalation of violence in the terai (Nepal’s southern plains, bordering India), as several groups and factions pushed for ethnic autonomy. Nevertheless, following much political negotiation, elections to the 601-seat Constituent Assembly were eventually held on 10 April 2008. The Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) gained the most seats but not
enough to form a government in their own right. The first meeting of Constituent Assembly was held on 28 May 2008, and resulted in the formal declaration of a republic. However, strikes (bandha ) and other disruptions organized by political groups are still affecting security and normal life in many places, especially in the central and eastern districts of the terai.
Despite the political progress, many critical matters remain unresolved. Child malnutrition rates are persistently high. Acute malnutrition (or wasting) – an indicator of sudden and severe nutritional deficit – affects some 12 per cent of children, especially in the Mid-Western and Far-Western Development Regions. Treatment for severely malnourished children remains largely unavailable, with only a few facility-based or food-based rehabilitation initiatives currently available. Diarrhoea and
acute respiratory infections (ARI) are the two leading causes of death among children under age five. Both conditions are exacerbated by generally poor sanitation and hygiene conditions and practices. In emergency contexts, women and adolescents are particularly vulnerable to sexual exploitation. In camps for the displaced, services such as antenatal care,safe delivery and voluntary counselling and testing (VCT) for HIV are difficult to access. There are also difficulties in providing uninterrupted antiretroviral treatment (ART) for HIV-positive women and children.
The conflict has shattered most child protection systems and much of the social structure. Despite efforts to recover and rebuild their lives, children are especially vulnerable to violence, abuse and exploitation. Obligations towards children contained in the peace agreement remain partially unfulfilled. Most critical has been the failure to formally discharge the 2,973 combatants who have been verified by UN monitors as underage. Both parties to the conflict have used explosive devices across the country.
UNICEF and its partners have established a strong community network to provide reintegration services to more than 5,000 children and youth associated with armed forces and armed groups. Community reintegration support programmes also target children affected by the conflict and other vulnerable children in the community, and promote peace and reconciliation activities. UNICEF’s activities cover all terai districts affected by ongoing insecurity.
#HUMANITARIAN #POLITICS #HEALTH #EDUCATION #SANITATION #CONFLICT #MEDICINE
Publisher:
UNICEF ,   (2009 )
Type / Script:
Progress Report in English
Keywords:
CHILDREN IN ARMED CONFLICTS, CHILD NUTRITION, CHILD SURVIVAL, CHILDREN, PRIMARY EDUCATION, HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE, AID PROGRAMMES,CHILD NEEDS, FOOD REQUIREMENTS
Thematic Group:
 UNICEF : Children Fund
Thesaurus:
14.05.04  -  Welfare And Social Services
Reference Link:
** This document has been:
574  times viewed
1  times downloaded.
Feeder: SADIKSHYARAUT , Editor: , Auditor:

View Document History
Related Topics
Mother and Child Health Care Programme-A Joint Review of the MCHC programme by MoHP, MoE and WFP
Let Us Send The Children Home To Their Families
Report of the Regional Review of Community-Based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) in Five Districts of the Mid- and Far Western Development Regions
Baseline Survey of the Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) of Parents/Guardians on Early Childhood Development and Primary Education in Nepal
OHCHR­Nepal UNICEF­Nepal Joint Press Release On the occasion of the 17 Anniversary of the Adoption of the Convention of the Rights of the Child
Nepal Multiple Indicator Survey (NMICS) 2014
UNICEF Annual Report for Nepal
UNICEF Nepal Humanitarian Situation Report 7, 6 May 2015
Secretary General’s Annual Report on Children and Armed Conflict
Nepal Earthquake Humanitarian Situation Report
Child Marriage in Humanitarian Settings in South Asia Study Results from Nepal and Bangladesh
New UNICEF Ambassador Aamir Khan Vows To Fight Stunting In South Asia
2014 Annual Results Report: Child Education
A 10-Year Literacy/NFE Policy and Programme Framework
UNICEF Nepal Humanitarian Situation Report 17, 8 July 2015
Nepal- Eastern Development Region: Who is Assessing / Monitoring What, Where ? (as of July 2010)
Nepal - Mid-Western Development Region: Who is Assessing / Monitoring What, Where ? (as of July 2010)
An Expansion Strategy for Nepal’s Child Grant (November 2016)
Obstetric Fistula
UNICEF Expresses Grave Concern at Reports of Explosion in School During SLC
FINAL EVALUATION OF THE NATIONAL PLAN OF ACTION FOR CHILDREN 2004-15
United Nations Children's Fund
Report of the Regional Review of Community-Based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) in Five Districts of the Mid - and Far Western Development Regions
UNICEF Ambassador Selena Gomez Visits Nepal
Nepal: Who is Assessing Monitoring What, Where ? (As of March, 2009)
Country Office Annual Report 2014 for: Nepal, ROSA Status: Finalised
Education in Emergencies in Education Sector Planning: The Case of Nepal
2014 Annual Results Report: Child Protection
UNICEF PROGRAMME FOR THE REINTERGATION OF CHILDREN ASSOCIATED WITH ARMED FORCES AND ARMED GROUPS IN NEPAL
CHILD-CENTRED RISK ASSESSMENT - Regional Synthesis of UNICEF Assessments in Asia
South Asia Carries Bulk of Maternal and Child Under-Nutrition, says UNICEF
UNICEF NEPAL EDUCATION PROGRAMME- (2018-2022)
POLICY BRIEF ACHIEVING THE BEST OUTCOMES FOR CHILDREN
2012 UNICEF Humanitarian Action For Children
United Nations Cental Emergency Response Fund Allocates US$5 Million to Nepal
UN Newsletter - Vol. 35 (May - June 2011)
Universal Access for Children Affected by AIDS in Nepal (UCAAN) UNICEF, FHI, NAP+N and USAID Initiate a Partnership
UNICEF in Nepal (2008 - 2010)
State of The SAARC Child 2005
Country Programme Action Plan 2018-2022
Evaluation of the Nepal Emergency Cash Transfer Programme through Social Assistance
National Workshop on EFA Goal of Early Childhood Development clarifying The Concept And Policy Guidlines
Statement By: UNICEF and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal - "Keep Children Free from Harm".
Evaluation Of UNICEF Early Childhood Development Programme With Focus On Government Of Netherlands Funding (2008-2010) Nepal Country Case Study Report
Investigating the Worst Forms of Child Labour No. 6 Nepal Situation of Child Porters: A Rapid Assessment
NEPAL- Who is Assessing / Monitoring What, Where? (Jan '07 - Apr '08):Western Development Region
Nepal Earthquake 2015: UNICEF Nepal C4D Response
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
World Food Programme
Protect the Rights of Children
Unlocking future potential with nutrition
Secondary Education Regional Information Base: Country Profile NEPAL
UNICEF Nepal Humanitarian Situation Report 8, 8 May 2015
UNESCO Condemns Placement of Explosives at Kathmandu Schools.
2014 Annual Results Report: Nutrition
WFP And UNICEF to Provide Relief to 5,000 Displaced By Violence in Nepal
Media Release : UNICEF denounces violence that took life of a child in Kailali
Press Release: United Nations, Government of Nepal and UCPN-M sign action plan for discharge of Minors Disqualified from the Maoist Army
Planning for the Child - Baseline Survey Report - Kavrepalanchowk District
Micronutrient Supplementation for Children in Bhutanese refugee Camps of Nepal
Germany Provides 500,000 Euros To UNICEF To Support Children Involved In Armed Forces And Armed Groups
UNICEF Nepal Humanitarian Situation Report 6 (as of 5 May 2015)
UNICEF Annual Report 2012
Nepal : Who is Assessing Monitoring What, Where? (Feb ’06 – Dec ’06) Western Development Region
The out-of-school children’s programme in Nepal:An analysis ; Strategies of education and training for disadvantaged groups
UNICEF USA: Nirmala: Child Head of Household in Nepal [Youtube]
एसएलसी परीक्षाका क्रममा भएका बम विष्फोट तथा पक्राउ प्रति संयुक्त राष्ट्रसंघद्वारा चिन्ता व्यक्त
Integrated Health Strategies Can Save Children’s Lives, says UNICEF Flagship, State of the World’s Children Report 2008
3F Crisis: Impact on Education: Quarterly Monitoring Report (July–September 2009)
Nepal Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2010 Mid- and Far Western Regions Final Report
Unified Budget and Workplan 2002-2003 - Performance report: Technical Supplement
Planning for the Child - Baseline Survey Report - Kaski District
Security Council Working Group for Children and Armed Conflict
Nepal Agricultural Policy And Strategies For Poverty Alleviation And Food Security
UNICEF Nepal Humanitarian Situation Report 18 (6 August 2015)
Joint Press Release of FAO Representation and WHO Country Office for Nepal ( 17 November 2014 )
Political actors must protect children’s rights
Agree On One Thing Next Week, Urges UNICEF. Agree On Children Help Them Get Their Vitamin A and Help Them Go To School
UNICEF Annual Report 2013 - Nepal
Regional Workshop on National Nutrition Surveillance (30 November–2 December 2009)
Emergency Nutrition Contingency Planning: IASC Nutrition Cluster Meeting Hotel Summit (13 April 2011)
Humanitarian Action for Children
NEPAL Earthquake: Humanitarian Snapshot
Nepal : Earthquake: Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 07 July 2015)
UNICEF Annual Report 2012 for Nepal, ROSA
$104 Million In Assistance Needed For Nepal In 2008
Child Soldiers for Adult Wars: Exploitation in Nepal and Sri Lanka
Health And Nutrition - The Nepal Multiple Indicator Surveillance (First Cycle : January to March 1995)
Bulletin of the World Health Organization - Tolerance of Young Infants to a Single, Large Dose of Vitamin A: a Randomized Community Trial in Nepal
Helping severely malnourished children in Nepal [Youtube]
UNICEF Regional Office For South Asia (ROSA) : Regional Analysis Report 2014
Summary Terms Of Reference: JOINT Strategic Evaluation Of Renewed Effort Against Child Hunger And Under-Nutrition (REACH)
UNICEF CHILD PROTECTION EARTHQUAKE RESPONSE APRIL - MAY 2015
Despite progress, 180 million children face bleaker prospects than their parents – UNICEF
Elke Wisch is the new UNICEF Representative for Nepal.
एल्के विस युनिसेफ नेपालको नयाँ प्रतिनिधी
Nepal Earthquake: Humanitarian Situation Report, One Month Review, 25 May 2015
Nutritional Impact of the Child Grant - An Evidence from Karnali Zone, Nepal
नेपालमा प्रारम्भिक बालनीति पुनराबवलोकन​ (अध्ययन प्रतिबेदन​)
Child Protection Sub-Cluster Contingency Plan
100 result(s) found.