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I’m Tracy Au and I have graduated from the Professional Writing program from university. I am an aspiring screenwriter, so this blog is used to promote my writing and attract people who will hire me to write for your TV show or movie. I write a lot about writing, TV, movies, jokes, and my daily life and opinions. I have another blog promoting my TV project at www.thevertexfighter.blogspot.com.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Providing for the hardest to reach in Nepal

Update: Nepal, Syria: Support for Children of Syria, Ebola Recovery: Catching up on Learning, Shaping change to benefit all children


IN THIS ISSUE
Update: Nepal, Syria: Support for Children of Syria, Ebola Recovery: Catching up on Learning, Shaping change to benefit all children

Update: Nepal

Nepal has taken its first steps to recovery. Nearly 200km west of Kathmandu, some of the especially hard to reach villages have been the last to receive aid. A simple delivery of a blue bag containing things like hygiene kits and mosquito nets is making a difference to remote communities. “While food relief is very crucial, my concern is sanitation and hygiene, as there are not enough hygiene materials, and UNICEF’s support has been very timely,” says local community leader Prem Gurung.

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Syria: Support for Children of Syria

Ahmed, 13 has been out of formal school for three years, having to provide for his family forced him to make a difficult choice between work and school. For Syrian children living as refugees in Jordan, drop –in centres are helping to provide education and psychosocial support for those who have to choose work over school.

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Ebola Recovery: Catching up on Learning

To help children catch up on the education they missed, the Ministry of Education – in partnership with the National Institute of Research and Pedagogic Actions (INRAP), Search for Common Ground, an NGO, and UNICEF – has developed an emergency radio education series to run as a month-long pilot project in Forécariah.

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Shaping change to benefit all children

The State of the World’s Children Report shines a light on the innovations that can shape the future of all children. The world is changing rapidly and by 2050 there will be nearly 10 billion people on the planet, 2.4 billion under the age of 18. Not all will have an equal chance to grow up healthy, educated and able to fulfil their potential as envisioned in the Convention on the Rights of the Child. UNICEF supports and invests in innovation that can provide opportunity and advancement for all children.

Read the Report here »

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