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31 Jul 2015 description

The crisis in CAR has forced more than 1 million people to flee their homes. Today, more than 368,000 people remain displaced, living in the bush, in camps or with host families. They are among the 2.7 million Central African who depend on aid to survive, including 1.2 million people food insecure.

30 Jul 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• Kasai Occidental: In May and June 2015, the humanitarian community noticed a new influx of expelled Congolese living illegally in Angola. The total number of deportees is 21,804. Around 12,000 people returned to DRC through the territory of Tshikapa and 9,839 through the territory of Luiza. A response plan has been prepared by the humanitarian team but is underfunded.

• North Kivu: Clashes between armed groups resulted in the displacement of more than 15,000 households in total.

30 Jul 2015 description

Kigoma/Geneva – A cholera vaccination campaign to protect Burundian and Congolese refugees in the overflowing Nyarugusu camp in Tanzania has been completed by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) this week. However, with people still living in very precarious conditions, there is a parallel urgent need to improve the sanitary situation in the camp.

30 Jul 2015 description

Bruxelles/Nairobi, 30 juillet 2015 - La Commission européenne mobilise 4,5 millions d’euros d'aide humanitaire pour venir en aide au nombre croissant de réfugiés ayant fui le Burundi vers les pays voisins. On estime que plus de 175 000 personnes, dont une majorité de femmes et d'enfants, auraient déjà quitté le pays.

30 Jul 2015 description

Highlights

  • Because of ongoing political unrest in Burundi, thousands are fleeing into neighbouring countries.

  • As of 20 July 13,584 Burundian refugees have been registered in DRC. The majority are in South Kivu.
    Approximately 500 are in Katanga province, and just over 60 are in Maniema province.

30 Jul 2015 description

· International Medical Corps carrying out research in Democratic Republic of Congo to enhance learning about Sexual Reproductive Health during humanitarian crises

· Effort aims to reduce the number of women in conflict and disaster areas from dying unnecessarily during childbirth.

29 Jul 2015 description
report CARE

One of the long-standing challenges to successful peacebuilding has been the difficulty of measuring results and generating evidence that can help identify what types of interventions work best. This guide builds on work undertaken by CARE International and International Alert in three countries to pilot theory based evaluation tools to help evaluate the impact of the peacebuilding projects. 19 projects and 38 theories of change were tested, with the resulting tools, tips and processes captured here.

29 Jul 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Key figures

58 Children detained on charges of “involvement in armed groups” following fighting in Kayanza province (UNICEF, 28 July)

14 Children sentenced to 2 years’ imprisonment on charges of “involvement in armed groups” (UNICEF, 28 July)

Over 177,000 Seeking asylum in neighbouring countries (UNHCR, 28 July)

1 New cholera case in Burundi since last reporting period, bringing the total to 181 confirmed cases (Ministry of Health, 28 July)

29 Jul 2015 description

Le Programme alimentaire mondial (PAM) distribue 1.500 tonnes de nourriture chaque mois aux personnes les plus vulnérables en République démocratique du Congo.

Comment le PAM lutte-t-il contre la faim dans le Nord-Kivu ?

Les opérations en cours en République démocratique du Congo (RDC) visent à fournir une assistance alimentaire aux personnes les plus vulnérables dans la plupart des provinces touchées par le conflit, comme au Nord-Kivu.

29 Jul 2015 description

Faits saillants

  • Plus de 45 130 personnes se sont déplacées dans la province du Katanga entre avril et juin 2015.
  • 10 000 incidents de protection enregistrés au premier semestre 2015 dans la province.
28 Jul 2015 description

Un résumé des activités du CICR en République démocratique du Congo entre janvier et juin 2015.

28 Jul 2015 description

Goma, 24 July 2015: The commemoration of the African Child Day on 16 June gave rise to a month-long activism for child protection, initiated by MONUSCO with contributions from UNICEF and partner NGOs. The session was closed with sensitization and cultural activities organized by the Child Protection Section and the United Nations Mine Actions Service (UNMAS).

28 Jul 2015 description

During his recent visit to Burudian refugees’ camp in Lusenda, South Kivu, General Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz said he was satisfied with the measures taken or envisaged for the protection of some 7,000 refugees living there, promising however to reinforce those with logistical support from the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the DR Congo.