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25 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Like most things in the Central African Republic, the vaccination system is decidedly low-tech. Most vaccines are transported over dirt roads and stored in kerosene fridges. Volunteers walk from house to house with loud-speakers (or sometimes just loud voices) to inform families about campaigns. Mothers go by foot, carrying their children on their backs to the clinic.

24 Apr 2015 description

Le gouvernement et ses partenaires doivent maintenant assurer sa mise en place rapide

(Bangui) – Le Conseil national de transition (CNT) de la République centrafricaine a pris une mesure décisive en faveur de la justice pour les victimes d’atrocités en adoptant une loi créant une Cour pénale spéciale au sein du système judiciaire national, ont déclaré aujourd’hui 23 organisations de défense des droits humains centrafricaines et internationales.

24 Apr 2015 description

By Nines Lima, MSF’s advisor on tropical medicine

Since 2000, malaria deaths have fallen by 47% globally, and by 54% in the African region, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The use of rapid diagnostic tests and treatment with artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs) have played a key role in this great progress. However, malaria still kills in Africa, where 90% of global malaria deaths occur, killing more than 430,000 children a year.

24 Apr 2015 description

Avant-propos

Les articles sélectionnés dans cette revue de presse ont pour but d’informer sur la situation humanitaire au Tchad ou sur le contexte général. Cette sélection d'articles ne reflète pas nécessairement la position d’OCHA-Tchad. Merci de tenir compte de cette réserve.

LES TITRES

  • 10 choses à savoir sur la faim au Tchad (PAM, 16/04/2015)

  • Tchad : L’indépendance alimentaire (Présidence du Tchad, 19/04/2015)

24 Apr 2015 description

OBJECTIF:

L’objectif principal est d’évaluer les besoins humanitaire des Personnes Déplacées Internes et retournés dans les villages et site des déplacés suite aux derniers mouvements de la population en Décembre 2014 et Janvier 2015.

CONTEXTE :

Suite aux attaques des éléments des milices ex-Séleka sur la population du village Goffo au mois de Décembre 2014, il y a eu des incendies des maisons sur les axes de passage, c’est ainsi que les populations des axes affectées se sont déplacés vers l’axe Bouca-Batangafo.

24 Apr 2015 description

Get New Special Criminal Court Up and Running

(Bangui, April 24, 2015) – The Central African Republic's National Transitional Council has taken decisive action for justice for the victims of atrocities by adopting a law to establish a Special Criminal Court within the national justice system, 23 Central African and international human rights organizations said today.

24 Apr 2015 description
report ACMAD

Climate conditions are favorable for a high vigilance for meningitis cases over eastern Senegal and Gambia, extreme north of Guinea, extreme south of Mauritania, southern Mali and Niger, the whole of Burkina Faso, extreme north of Nigeria and Cameroon, central south of Chad and southeast Sudan.

Moderate vigilance is detected over western Senegal and Gambia, the whole of Guinea Bissau, southern Guinea, northern Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana, central north of Nigeria and Cameroon, south of Chad, extreme south of Sudan, northern South Sudan and CAR, and western Ethiopia .

23 Apr 2015 description

Le 26 avril 2014, 19 Centrafricains, dont trois membres du personnel de MSF, ont été tués au cours d’un vol à main armée commis dans l’enceinte de l’hôpital MSF à Boguila dans le nord de la République centrafricaine (RCA). Un an plus tard, MSF continue de répondre aux besoins médicaux de la population de cette région où l’insécurité et la violence persistent et où aucune autre offre de soins médicaux n’existe.

23 Apr 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • On 14 April, the Special Representative of the Secretary General and Head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), Babacar Gaye, appealed to the UN Security Council to increase their financial contributions to the humanitarian and reconstruction efforts in the Central African Republic (CAR). Mr. Gaye noted that the country’s political transition had reached a “critical stage” as those concerned attempt to organize credible elections by August 2015.

23 Apr 2015 description
report Small Arms Survey

In early March 2015 the Ugandan army exhumed and returned to Uganda the remains of top LRA commander Okot Odhiambo. According to unofficial sources, DNA samples from the remains matched samples from known members of Odhiambo’s family living in Uganda. Believed to have been killed in a battle with Ugandan soldiers in the Central African Republic (CAR) in late 2013, Odhiambo’s remains were found after reliable testimony from former LRA combatants who recently defected.

23 Apr 2015 description

Bangui, Centrafrique | AFP | jeudi 23/04/2015 - 09:25 GMT

Le Forum de Bangui, qui devait se tenir à partir de lundi et doit réunir des représentants de tout le pays pour trouver des solutions durables à la crise en Centrafrique, a été reporté à début mai, selon un décret lu à la radio jeudi.

22 Apr 2015 description
report Reuters - AlertNet

BANGUI, April 22 (Reuters) - Central African Republic's transitional government has postponed a peace forum involving factions in a two-year-old conflict that has killed thousands, a statement from parliament said, as the country prepares for elections by the end of the year.

Congo Republic President Denis Sassou Nguesso, who has served as a mediator in the crisis, could not attend next week and so the forum would be held from May 4 to May 11, it said.

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22 Apr 2015 description
  • L’épidémie d’Ébola recule, laissant derrière elle de profondes séquelles économiques

  • La chute des prix des produits de base pénalise la reprise

  • Des investissements d’infrastructures sont nécessaires pour stimuler la croissance

Les ministres des finances de trois pays fragiles d’Afrique subsaharienne indiquent que leurs pays ont du mal à rétablir la situation économique.

22 Apr 2015 description
  • Ebola epidemic recedes, leaving deep economic scars

  • Falling commodity prices hindering recovery

  • Infrastructure investment needed to help increase growth

Finance ministers from three fragile states in sub-Saharan Africa said their economies were struggling to get back on track

The ministers from Liberia, Central African Republic, and Madagascar told a news conference during the IMF-World Bank Spring meetings in Washington that the slow global economy is making recovery more difficult.

22 Apr 2015 description

10 priorités dans le cadre de la crise en République centrafricaine

Aperçu de la réponse régionale en faveur des réfugiés

22 Apr 2015 description

TOP 10 priorities in the CAR crisis

REGIONAL REFUGEE RESPONSE AT A GLANCE

One year on from the start of the conflict in the Central African Republic, more than 850,000 people, one-fifth of the country’s population has been displaced both within CAR and in neighboring countries. UNHCR’s protection and response strategy seeks to ensure the respect of the human rights of refugees and identify and implement durable solutions including support to local integration and voluntary return to the Central Africa Republic.

22 Apr 2015 description
report Human Rights Watch

L’ONU et le gouvernement devraient libérer les femmes et les enfants peuls détenus par des anti-balaka

22 Apr 2015 description

Yaoundé, Cameroon, 21 April – Continued violence in the Central African Republic, combined with the rise of Boko Haram in Nigeria and neighboring countries may delay development for years to come, according to UN officials who met in Yaounde, Cameroon.

“The devastation and human costs are staggering,” said Abdoulaye Mar Dieye, the Head of UNDP Africa at a regional consultation on peace, security and development in Central Africa. “The crises are also having a severe economic impact, affecting business activities which have come to a halt due to the insecurity.”

22 Apr 2015 description
report Islamic Relief

Thousands of vulnerable families can now grow their own food, thanks to a project delivered as part of our emergency response in conflict-torn Central African Republic.

Fighting in Central African Republic ravaged communities and pushed families into food insecurity. Whilst the security situation in the country has improved, 1.5 million people do not have enough to eat and the UN has warned that this figure will rise unless farmers receive urgent support.

22 Apr 2015 description
report Human Rights Watch

UN, Government Should Free Ethnic Peuhl Women, Children Held by Anti-Balaka

(Nairobi) – At least 42 Muslim Peuhl herders, mostly women and girls, are being held captive by anti-balaka fighters in the Central African Republic and are at risk of sexual violence, Human Rights Watch said today. There are reports that many others may also be held. United Nations peacekeepers and the government should urgently act to free them.