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07 Mar 2015 description

Highlights

  • Some 50,000 people were displaced by ongoing insecurity and violent attacks throughout the country.

  • Attacks against humanitarian workers continued unabated, forcing the suspension of basic services in some areas.

  • Reports of attacks and human rights abuses against IDPs prompted serious concerns. The humanitarian community appealed for the respect of the principle of freedom of movement, especially of stranded IDPs.

436,300 IDPs in CAR, including 49,113 in 35 sites Bangui (as of 4 March)

04 Mar 2015 description

Overview

The Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) continues to be active and a threat to vulnerable communities in CAR and DRC. Since January 2014, a total of 197 LRA attacks, causing 36 deaths and 556 abductions have been reported. Compared to 2013, this represents a one per cent increase in LRA attacks and a significant increase by 61 per cent in abductions, however, related deaths reduced by 51 per cent.

03 Mar 2015 description

(Bangui, le 03 mars 2015): La Coordonnatrice humanitaire principale, Claire Bourgeois, a conduit du 26 février au 02 mars, une mission conjointe dans les préfectures de Mambere Kadéi et Sangha Mbaéré pour analyser la réponse humanitaire et les besoins prioritaires dans les régions.

26 Feb 2015 description

Faits saillants

  • Mambasa: Retour au calme à Badengaido après une semaine de vives tensions autour de la RFO

  • Plus de 230 cas de méningite enregistrés dans le Territoire d’Aru.

  • Plus de 450 enfants encore présents dans les groupes armés.

Aperçu de la situation

25 Feb 2015 description

Cote D’Ivoire
IDPs Begin to Return Home
Displaced populations in the country’s western Olodio locality and other areas are gradually returning to their villages despite lingering insecurity. Some 3,000 people fled their homes following armed attacks on Dahioké, Grabo and Irato areas in January. Humanitarian actors are assessing the possibility of food distributions in communities of return.

24 Feb 2015 description

Thank you, ladies and gentlemen of the press, for giving me this opportunity to brief you on my recent visit to the Central African Republic and Cameroon. I did this visit jointly with the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons, Dr. Chaloka Beyani, and also with ECHO’s Director of Operations, Mr. Jean-Louis de Brouwer.

Our aim was to help focus the global spotlight on the complex and tragic humanitarian emergency that continues in the CAR and its impact on neighbouring Cameroon.

20 Feb 2015 description

I. HIGHLIGHTS

The Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and European Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) Director of Operations visited CAR from 10 to 14 February to take stock of the situation. The delegation reiterated that the need for humanitarian assistance remains extremely high.

17 Feb 2015 description

(Yaoundé, 16 février 2015): La Sous-Secrétaire générale des Nations Unies aux affaires humanitaires et Coordinatrice adjointe des secours d’urgence, Kyung-wha Kang, a conclu une visite de sept jours en République centrafricaine et au Cameroun où elle a pu évaluer la situation des personnes déplacées, des réfugiés et des autres personnes touchées par la crise, et a appelé à un soutien accru de la communauté internationale pour les efforts humanitaires.

17 Feb 2015 description
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(Yaounde, 16 February 2015): The United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Kyung-wha Kang, concluded a seven-day mission to the Central African Republic and Cameroon, where she assessed the situation of IDPs, refugees and others affected by violence and conflict, with an appeal for greater support from the international community for the humanitarian efforts.

15 Feb 2015 description

(Bangui, 14 février 2015): Une mission de haut niveau a terminé aujourd’hui sa visite de 5 jours en République centrafricaine en attirant l’attention sur la souffrance humaine et en appelant à un plus grand accès et une meilleure protection des communautés vulnérables.

15 Feb 2015 description

(Bangui, 15 February 2015): A high-level mission today wrapped up a five-day visit to the Central African Republic drawing attention to the human suffering and calling for greater access to and better protection of vulnerable communities.

13 Feb 2015 description

Food insecurity aggravated by chronic drought and negative coping strategies.
Chronic drought and floods aggravated by limited capacity.

Recent and former population displacement due to conflicts in neighboring CAR, Libya, Nigeria, and Sudan (security volatility around Chad).

Lack of functional health facilities and qualified medical staff (only 450 doctors for 13.2 million people), poor sanitation and limited access to clean water and basic services.

13 Feb 2015 description

Highlights

  • 20.4 million people in the Sahel are food insecure, down from last year’s high of 25 million people.

  • Over one million people have been displaced and 6,400 killed by the conflict in Northeast Nigeria in 2014.

  • Over 717,000 people have been displaced due to the CAR crisis, 442,000 internally. The IDP caseload has halved since the peak of the crisis.

12 Feb 2015 description
  • 20,4 MILLIONS DE PERSONNES EN INSÉCURITÉ ALIMENTAIRE

  • 5,8 MILLIONS D’ENFANTS SOUFFRANT DE MALNUTRITION AIGÜE

  • 2,8 MILLIONS DE PERSONNES DÉPLACÉES

Aperçu de la situation

Une situation préoccupante persiste pour quelque 20 millions de personnes au Sahel. Les conflits récurrents, les conditions climatiques imprévisibles, les épidémies et d’autres chocs continuent d’affaiblir la résilience des ménages d’une région qui souffre toujours d’insécurité alimentaire et de malnutrition chroniques.

12 Feb 2015 description
  • 20.4 MILLION FOOD INSECURE PEOPLE

  • 5.8 MILLION ACUTELY MALNOURISHED

  • 2.8 MILLION PEOPLE DISPLACED

Situation Overview

Grave concerns persist for some 20 million people in the Sahel. Recurrent conflict, erratic weather patterns, epidemics and other shocks continue to weaken the resilience of households across a region still suffering chronic levels of food insecurity and malnutrition.

12 Feb 2015 description
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(New York, 12 February 2015): The United Nations and humanitarian partners today launched the Sahel humanitarian appeal for 2015 which aims to help millions of people in nine countries in Africa's Sahel region. $1.96 billion is needed for vital humanitarian assistance.

12 Feb 2015 description
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Highlights

  • Three SRCS staff killed and one injured in an attack in Blue Nile State. The UN RC/HC strongly condemned the attack urging all parties to protect aid workers.

  • Ongoing verification exercises have confirmed the arrival of 38,600 newly displaced people mainly in North Darfur State, according to humanitarian organisations

  • By 5 February, 2,270 refugees from CAR arrived in Nyala, South Darfur, according to UNHCR .

12 Feb 2015 description

(New York, 12 Février 2015) : Les Nations Unies et les partenaires humanitaires ont lancé aujourd'hui l'appel de fonds humanitaire pour le Sahel pour 2015. L'appel vise à aider des millions de personnes dans neuf pays de la région africaine du Sahel et cherche à mobiliser 1,96 milliards de dollars pour fournir une assistance humanitaire vitale.