UNICEF / AFGHANISTAN CHILDREN

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In Afghanistan, UNICEF and its partners continue to provide recreational activities and psychosocial support through fixed and mobile Child-Friendly Spaces (CFSs) at Shahrak-Sabz IDP settlement in Herat city, while at Bab-e-Bargh Comprehensive Health Center, UNICEF-supported immunization, health, nutrition and ante/post-natal care continue in Herat city’s largest health clinic. UNICEF

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DATELINE: 30 AUGUST 2021, 01 SEPTEMBER 2021, HERAT PROVINCE, HERAT CITY, AFGHANISTAN

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01 SEPTEMBER 2021, SHAHRAK-SABZ IDP SETTLEMENT, HERAT PROVINCE, HERAT CITY, AFGHANISTAN

1. Wide shot, children outside a UNICEF tent participate in a recreational activity (rope skipping)
2. Various shots, children skipping rope
3. Various shots, children participate in a ball game
4. Med shot, facilitator at a UNICEF-supported child friendly space (CFS) interacts with children as part of the awareness raising activities provided at the CFS
5. Various shots, boys interact with facilitator
6. Med shot, boy draws in a drawing book
7. Various shots, facilitator interacts with a child playing with a jigsaw puzzle book
8. Med shot, children participate in recreational activities
9. Tilt up, child opens a drawing kit provided as part of the recreational activities at the UNICEF-Supported child-friendly space at Shahrak-Sabz IDP settlement in Herat city

30 AUGUST 2021, BAB-E-BARGH HEALTH CENTRE, HERAT PROVINCE, HERAT CITY, AFGHANISTAN

10. Wide shot, nurse interacts with a newborn child
11. Med shot, 5-days-old newborn child receives polio vaccination drops
12. Various shots, girl is screened for malnutrition status using MUAC
13. Wide shot, toddler being weighed as part of the malnutrition status screening
14. Various shots, health workers at the COVID-19 vaccination centre provide a consultation for a woman ahead of being vaccinated

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In Afghanistan, UNICEF and its partners continue to provide recreational activities and psychosocial support through fixed and mobile Child-Friendly Spaces (CFSs) at Shahrak-Sabz IDP settlement in Herat city, while at Bab-e-Bargh Comprehensive Health Center, UNICEF-supported immunization, health, nutrition and ante/post-natal care continue in Herat city’s largest health clinic.

Through four static CFSs, children are engaged with recreational activities, basic literacy and numeracy learning, physical activities. More than 360 children in the IDP settlement take part in these activities.

Four additional mobile teams visit families at home to provide parenting counseling and recreational activities for children who cannot join the classes at the static CFSs.

Over the past two weeks, and through its implementing partners, UNICEF, provided 8,870 (4,885 boys and 3,985 girls) with immediate and life-saving services to children affected by conflict and displacement. Of the 8,870 children reached, a total of 8,447 (4,625 Boys and 3,822 girls) children were reached with Psychosocial support services and 423 (260 boys and 163 girls) children reached with integrated case management mainly in North, Northeast, South, Eastern and West Region provinces.

On average around 120 children received routine immunization every day, administered by four vaccinators – three of them women. Around 80 children pre day are also screened for malnutrition and around 70 children under-five are screened by a nurse for neonatal and childhood illnesses.

Babe-e-Barq also has a COVID-19 vaccination centre supported by UNICEF with PPEs and vaccines through provided through the COVAX initiative.

Over 80 percent of life-saving UNICEF-supported health nutrition services for children are provided through health facilities.

Overall, 22,388 children with severe acute malnutrition have been treated in the past month, including 728 in mobile health and nutrition teams.
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