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15 Jun 2017 description

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR DECEMBER 2017

15 Jun 2017 description

568.7 M required for 2017 including special situations

123.7 M contributions received, representing 22% of requirements

445.0 M overall funding gap for Uganda

All figures displayed are in USD

14 Jun 2017 description

Depuis 2015, le pays est confronté à une épidémie de malaria, avec près de 16,8 millions de cas et plus de 7 800 décès recensés sur près de trois ans. En 2016, le seuil épidémique a été dépassé et le nombre de provinces touchées a continué d'augmenter. En conséquent, le Gouvernement du Burundi a déclaré l'épidémie de malaria en mars 2017 et a élaboré un plan de riposte, en collaboration avec les partenaires du secteur de la santé. Le plan nécessite 41,7 millions de dollars et est actuellement financé à hauteur de 33,6 millions de dollars.

14 Jun 2017 description

This Annual Report highlights the impact of the Joint UNDP-DPA Programme on Building National Capacities for Conflict Prevention. In 2016, the Joint Programme provided support to 45 countries, including through the deployment of Peace and Development Advisors.

13 Jun 2017 description

Overview

  • This weekly update focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African region. WHO AFRO is currently monitoring 41 events: four Grade 3, seven Grade 2, four Grade 1, and 26 ungraded events.

13 Jun 2017 description
report Voice of America

Lameck Masina

LILONGWE — Since June of last year, the U.N. refugee agency in Malawi has been resettling albino refugees to North America, amid continued threats to people living with albinism in the southern African country.

The agency says albino refugees in Malawi are reporting harassment, such as one refugee, now resettled to Canada, who said people kept trying to cut his hair.

12 Jun 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

242,266 Total Burundian population of concern

65,314 Total Burundian population in Nyarugusu Camp (Pre-Influx + Influx)

125,109 Total population in Nduta Camp

51,799 Total population in Mtendeli Camp

FUNDING

217,250,427 USD Required Funding for Tanzania as part of Burundi Regional Refugee

PRIORITIES

  • Keep pace with the construction of transitional shelters and school classrooms across all camps.

11 Jun 2017 description

Highlights

• 184 new arrivals (106 males and 78 females) composed of 99 Burundian and 85 Congolese Asylum Seekers. Busiest entry points during this week were Kigadye (76 persons) and Bukiriro (66 persons), Kitanga (13 persons).

• 54 Congolese Asylum Seekers (35 males, 19 females) were relocated from Manyovu transit center to Nyarugusu camp.

11 Jun 2017 description

Madame la Présidente,
Mesdames et messieurs les Commissaires,

La FIDH salue les importantes avancées en faveur des droits humains et des libertés fondamentales sur le continent comme en Gambie, où le choix des électeurs a finalement été respecté ouvrant la voie à une transition démocratique longtemps attendue ; ou encore la décision en appel des Chambres africaines extraordinaires confirmant la condamnation à la perpétuité d’Hissène Habré pour les crimes commis au Tchad entre 1982 et 1990.

11 Jun 2017 description

Since May 29, 2017, the Burundi Red Cross Community Response to HIV and Tuberculosis Program has been organizing cascade training sessions on AIDS and tuberculosis for specific groups. This training, which is implemented by the Council for Education and Development (COPED), targets 3 categories of the population. First, the " champion prisoners " from the 7 central prisons of Burundi, that are Rumonge, Mpimba, Muramvya, Gitega, Ngozi, Muyinga and Ruyigi.

11 Jun 2017 description

The time is up! Since 01 June 2017, the Burundi Red Cross (BRC) has started implementing the support program for sustainable rural development for nutrition. This 2 year program is supported by the European Union.

11 Jun 2017 description

The Burundi Red Cross, jointly with the ICRC, held a 5-day training on emergency water treatment from Monday 6 June 2017. This capacity building training was organized for 20 volunteers from communes of the province of Cibitoke, provincial coordinators for civil protection and health promotion in the provinces of Bubanza and Cibitoke.