East African Countries Move to Ban Skin-Bleaching Products

East African countries moved a step closer to approving a ban on skin-bleaching products.

The East African Legislative Assembly passed a resolution this month to ban the manufacture and importation of soaps, cosmetics and beauty products containing hydroquinone, an ingredient …

East African Countries Move to Ban Skin-Bleaching Products

East African countries moved a step closer to approving a ban on skin-bleaching products.

The East African Legislative Assembly passed a resolution this month to ban the manufacture and importation of soaps, cosmetics and beauty products containing hydroquinone, an ingredient …

South Sudan: Shelter/NFI Cluster Snapshot as of April 2019

Overview

As of April 2019, the Cluster partners reached 241,826 individuals with Shelter and Non-Food Items (S/NFI) assistance, representing 24% of the Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) target in 2019. During the month of April, the responses focused mainly in Central …

South Sudan: Shelter/NFI Cluster Snapshot as of April 2019

Overview

As of April 2019, the Cluster partners reached 241,826 individuals with Shelter and Non-Food Items (S/NFI) assistance, representing 24% of the Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) target in 2019. During the month of April, the responses focused mainly in Central …

South Sudan: Shelter & NFI Cluster Pipeline Snapshot, April 2019

Overview

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) manages the common pipeline for the Shelter and NFI Cluster by procuring, transporting and storing stocks throughout South Sudan. Supplies are accessible to Cluster partners ensuring sectorial coverage of the current and future …

UNICEF: Malnourished Children in Afghanistan Risk Dying

About two million children in Afghanistan are acutely malnourished. Of those, 600,000 face severe acute malnutrition, the most dangerous form of undernutrition in children, said Christophe Boulierac, a spokesman for the U.N. Children’s Fund.

“Any child suffering from severe acute …

UNICEF: Malnourished Children in Afghanistan Risk Dying

About two million children in Afghanistan are acutely malnourished. Of those, 600,000 face severe acute malnutrition, the most dangerous form of undernutrition in children, said Christophe Boulierac, a spokesman for the U.N. Children’s Fund.

“Any child suffering from severe acute …