Occupied Palestinian Territory

Other

Coordination mechanism: a nutrition working group (NWG) under the health cluster (sub-cluster group)
Year of activation: 2007
Coordination arrangement:
To ensure coordination of nutrition related activities in State of Palestine, and to ensure that nutrition remains on the national agenda, the Nutrition Thematic Working Group (NTWG) has been formed as a subgroup from the HSWG. The NTWG will be co-led by MOH and UNICEF. The NTWG will be reporting on developmental aspects to the Health Sector working group by MOH, while UNICEF will report on humanitarian issues to the cluster. The working group will provide an update at the different forum as required.

Country Key Contacts

Amani Jouda

Nutrition cluster coordinator abadwan@unicef.org

Amani Badwan

Health Specialist abadwan@unicef.com

Annual- report 2021

June to December 2021

Current Challenges
  1. Ensure that the NUTRITION-programs quality and coverage is aligned with the latest Nutrition programme and WHO/UNICEF recommendations and relevant to the needs in the affected areas in the Gaza strip
  2. Ensure that Gaza Nutrition programs are aligned with the National SOP Nutrition programs and interventions 
  3. Improve the humanitarian development synergy, preparedness and response in NUTRITION across the Gaza strip

Key Figures in 2021

(million)

Funding in 2021

(million)
Number of SAM under-five children in need 2021
(million)
Number of MAM under-five children in need 2021
(million)
Number of children 6-23 months in need of BSFP- Blanket Supplementary Feeding Programme 2021
(million)
Number of children 6-59 months in need of Micronutrient Powder Supplementation 2021
(million)
Number of children 6-59 months in need of Vitamin A Supplementation 2021
(million)
Number of PLW counselled (one-on-one) on IYCF 2021
(million)
Number of moderately acutely malnourished PLW in need 2021
(million)
Number of moderately acutely malnourished PLW in need Of BSFP 2021
(million)
Number of PW in need of iron/folate supplementation 2021
(million)

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Total Partners

0
NNGOs
0
INGOs
0
UN agencies
0
UN agencies
0

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