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18 Jun 2017 description

Introduction

A l’issue de cette visite de 10 jours, permettez-moi de partager mes observations sur la situation des droits de l’homme. Au cours de ma mission, j’ai rencontré des représentants du gouvernement, du parlement, du corps diplomatique, de la société civile, de la chefferie traditionnelle, des organisations non gouvernementales et des Nations Unies à Bangui et à Obo.

Situation sécuritaire

18 Jun 2017 description

La Mission multidimensionnelle intégrée des Nations Unies pour la stabilisation en République centrafricaine (MINUSCA) salue la signature ce jeudi, d’un acte d’engagement entre les ex-Séléka et les anti-Balaka de deux localités de la préfecture de l’Ouham (nord-ouest de la République centrafricaine) et réaffirme sa volonté d’appuyer avec les différentes parties, en vue de sa mise en œuvre effective dans la préfecture.

18 Jun 2017 description

Depuis le début de l’année, 01 personne a été enregistrée à Ngam. Au 30 Avril 2017, la population totale de réfugiés s’élève à 6.576 réfugiés centrafricains. 61% de la population a moins de 18 ans et les femmes/filles représentent 53%.

L’un des besoins prioritaires pour Ngam est la nécessité d’octroi de terres cultivables fertiles et d’espaces de pâturage pour les réfugiés agriculteurs et éleveurs, afin de préparer le terrain à leur intégration locale.

17 Jun 2017 description
report Mail and Guardian

The Nigerian Defense Ministry official described how the authorities had built ditches around schools and installed security lighting and set up roadblocks to keep Boko Haram fighters from invading schools and carrying off students and teachers. She explained how the government has moved thousands of students in the most heavily-affected areas to safer areas to allow them to finish their studies free from fear and attack.

17 Jun 2017 description

La Plateforme des confessions religieuses de Centrafrique appelle les groupes armés à embrasser la paix et à relâcher les enfants qui servent dans leurs rangs. « Chacun doit s’investir et travailler pour la paix.

17 Jun 2017 description

Thomas sits in a hospital ward in the Central African Republic (CAR) town of Bria. All his fingers on both hands have been amputated, his left arm is broken, and an external fixator supports one of his legs where machete blows cut through his thigh almost to the bone.

16 Jun 2017 description

Highlights

  • 3,000 Acres of land allocated to refugees in Pamir camp by host community in May 2017.

  • 14,639 Refugees and IDPs received non-food items assistance from UNHCR across South Sudan in May 2017.

  • 40,000 Fruit seeds sowed in Ajuong Thok, Pamir and Yida camps as of 31 May 2017.

  • 5,7760 Fruit trees planted in May 2017.

WORKING WITH PARTNERS

16 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • The 70% funding gap is severely impacting humanitarian efforts in Cameroon, especially the CAR response, as technical and financial partners have redirected funding to target the most vulnerable.

  • Since the beginning of the conflict, 144 schools near the border with Nigeria in the North and Far North have closed due to high insecurity, jeopardizing the education of thousands of children.

16 Jun 2017 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The Logistics Cluster enables global, regional and local actors to meet humanitarian needs.
Before crises, we work with the stakeholders in high-risk countries and regions to strengthen local capacities.

In crises, where local capacities have been exceeded, we provide leadership, coordination, and information, and facilitate access to operational services.

Globally, the Logistics Cluster is a community of partners actively working to overcome logistics constraints, and to develop and share best practices and solutions.

16 Jun 2017 description

1. Situation update

WHO, UN Agencies, international organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and partners continue to support the Ministry of Health (MoH) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to rapidly investigate and respond to the outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Likati Health Zone, Bas Uele Province in the north-east of the country.

16 Jun 2017 description

Le dialogue de paix entamé depuis quelques mois, entre les Ex-séléka de Kouki et les Ex-anti-balaka de Nana-Bakassa par les autorités locales à travers le comité de médiation préfectorale et l’appui multiforme de la MINUSCA s’est matérialisé, le jeudi 15 juin 2017, à Nana-Bakassa, par la signature d’un acte d’engagement de non-violence et de paix de ces deux groupes armés.

16 Jun 2017 description

Highlights

  • With the lean season approaching, WFP is augmenting support to the most vulnerable local households in the Far North and eastern regions to ensure food access and stimulate livelihood creation.

  • In May, a first distribution of High Energy Biscuits was initiated for young pupils in selected schools in the Far North region.

  • WFP needs to resource an additional USD 15 million to cover the food and nutrition needs of about 500,000 vulnerable refugees, IDPs and host populations over the next six months

16 Jun 2017 description

Burundi Humanitarian Hotline: Changing lives, one phone call at a time

Daphrose sits quietly in a Burundi Red Cross Society vehicle, sceptical that the 3-hour trip from her village to Gitega city in northern Burundi will change her life for the better. “I have tried many things to treat this fistula complication for seven years,” she says. Read more

Trial & Error

16 Jun 2017 description

Faits saillants

  • Plus de 46 000 personnes vivent dans la précarité sur l’axe Aveba – Bukiringi.

  • Grippe aviaire : mobilisation de fonds pour éviter la propagation hors de l'Ituri et du pays.

  • Regain d’exactions des miliciens dans les provinces du Bas-Uélé, du Haut-Uélé et de lturi.

  • Contraintes logistiques compliquent la livraison de l’aide humanitaire dans le Bas-Uélé.

Aperçu de la situation

16 Jun 2017 description

The peacebuilding, development, and human rights fields have engineered powerful, effective tools to reduce violence, spanning the full conflict spectrum from prevention through reconstruction.

16 Jun 2017 description

As VOICE celebrates its 25th birthday, and we mark the first anniversary of the World Humanitarian Summit, VOICE has invited members and others to contribute on some of the key themes shaping humanitarian action. With contributions from members in Sweden, France, Spain, UK, Belgium as well as reflections from Nepal, the Central African Republic and the peacebuilding community, this edition of the VOICE out loud continues to celebrate the diversity of the network as well as its members’ field experience and expertise.

15 Jun 2017 description

UNHCR and other humanitarian organisations are providing emergency assistance following recent waves of violence in the East and South-East regions of the Central African Republic (CAR) which have triggered a new, large-scale displacement of populations. One in every five Central Africans is either internally displaced or has fled to a neighbouring country. The situation is unfolding at a time when CAR faces an already dire humanitarian situation amidst a funding crunch.