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28 Apr 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

  • 179 new suspected cases of Hepatitis E have been reported in the 3 health districts of Salamat. Since September 2016, the total of cases is 1,314 of which 201 cases were tested and 96 of these confirmed positive and 13 deaths reported (0 this month).

27 Apr 2017 description
report IRIN

Samuel Okiror

Uganda and the United States have ended a six-year hunt for elusive warlord Joseph Kony and his notorious Lord’s Resistance Army.

But calling off the mission, focused on Central African Republic, has left the commander of Ugandan forces in the country frustrated and advocacy groups concerned that the failure to “kill or capture” Kony could see the insurgency rebound.

27 Apr 2017 description
report Projet LONDO

En 21 mois seulement de mise en œuvre, le projet LÖNDO du gouvernement centrafricain appuyé par la Banque mondiale, a payé la faramineuse somme d’un milliard dix-huit millions six cents onze mille FCFA aux bénéficiaires, montant atteint le 14 avril 2017. Ce résultat permet d’apprécier les progrès accomplis par ce projet dans un pays en situation post-conflit avec une forte proportion de jeunes sans emploi.

27 Apr 2017 description

Les mesures prises par les soldats de la paix de la MINUSCA à Birao ont permis à cette ville de la préfecture de la Vakaga (Nord-est de la République centrafricaine) de retrouver la sécurité et de retourner aux activités socio-économiques normales. « Grâce à l’action des casques bleus zambiens la sécurité est assurée dans la ville de Birao et la population vaque normalement à ses occupations.

26 Apr 2017 description

Abéché, 25 avril 2017 (UNHCR) – « Il y a quelques années, il était presqu’impossible pour les réfugiés que nous sommes de penser à la possibilité d’entreprendre des études tertiaires ».

26 Apr 2017 description

Overview

This weekly bulletin focuses on selected public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African region. WHO AFRO is currently monitoring 42 events: three Grade 3, six Grade 2, two Grade 1, and 31 ungraded events.

26 Apr 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

305,298*
South Sudanese arrivals in 2017, based on field reports as of 31 March

1,769,241*
Total South Sudanese refugees as of 31 March 2017 (pre and post Dec 2013 caseload and new arrivals)

265,921
Refugees in South Sudan

1.9 M
Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in South Sudan, including 214,979 people in UNMISS Protection of Civilians site

FUNDING

26 Apr 2017 description

Funding requirements

Health sector funding requirements for 2017 US$ 28 million for 2017 (health partners including WHO).

WHO funding requirements for 2017 US$ 9 842 020.

Beneficiaries targeted by health partners in 2017 Health partners will target 900 000 people in 2017.

Background

25 Apr 2017 description

In a remote corner of northern Nigeria, 95% of children are being reached with the polio vaccine.

In north-eastern Nigeria, Monguno is literally at the end of the line. To get there, you have to fly by helicopter from Maiduguri, capital of the embattled state of Borno, across 100 kilometres of Boko Haram-controlled territory to this piercingly hot and dusty safe haven of a city.

25 Apr 2017 description

Contexte et justification de la mission

La zone de Bakala s’était vidée de la quasi-totalité de sa population (estimée à 13 000 habitants), suite aux combats entre l’UPC (qui contrôlait jadis la zone) et la coalition (le groupe armé qui contrôle actuellement la zone). La population en fuite avait emprunté 3 directions, principalement : l’axe Bakala-Bambari (Sud-Est), l’axe Bakala-Grimari (Sud-Ouest) et axe Bakala-Mbrès (Nord-Ouest).

25 Apr 2017 description

CHAD UNREST FORCES 1,200 CENTRAL AFRICANS INTO CHAD

More than 1,200 Central Africans have fled into southern Chad in several waves since the start of this month following unrest back home, UNHCR reported on 20 April. Aid agencies and the authorities are providing assistance and amenities are being constructed for the new arrivals. Last year, more than 1,700 people also fled across the border into Chad following violence. Chad currently hosts some 400,000 refugees, including more than 71,000 Central Africans.

DR CONGO

25 Apr 2017 description

QUI ? - Abdou Dieng, Directeur régional du Programme alimentaire mondial (PAM),

  • Richard Danziger Directeur régional de l’Organisation internationale pour les migrations (OIM)

  • Yves Habumugisha, Directeur régional des affaires humanitaires et d'urgence de l’Afrique de l'Ouest pour l’ONG World vision - Allegra Maria Baiocchi, Représentante régionale pour l'Afrique de l'Ouest et centrale du Bureau de la coordination des affaires humanitaires (OCHA)

25 Apr 2017 description

WHO? - Abdou Dieng, Regional Director, World Food Programme (WFP),
- Richard Danziger Regional Director, International Organization for Migration (IOM)
- Yves Habumugisha, Regional Director for Emergency and Humanitarian Affairs, World Vision
- Allegra Maria Baiocchi, Regional Representative, Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)

WHAT? Humanitarian Regional Directors visit to Central African Republic

WHEN? From 25 to 28 April 2017