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21 Jun 2017 description

(Geneva, 21 June 2017): A record 141 million people across 37 countries in the world need humanitarian assistance today while UN-coordinated response plans, aiming to help over 101 million of the most vulnerable, are only one-quarter funded.

21 Jun 2017 description

Avant-propos

Stephen O’Brien, Secrétaire général des Nations Unies aux affaires humanitaires et Coordonnateur des secours d’urgence

21 Jun 2017 description
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Humanitarian Response Plans and Flash Appeals

21 Jun 2017 description
report Al Jazeera

By Marco Gualazzini

In eastern DRC, an outpost of hope provides medical, psychological and social help to marginalised victims.

North and South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) - During the "Second Congo War", which began in 1998 in eastern DRC, sexual violence was used systematically as a weapon of war.

20 Jun 2017 description

Malanje - At least one hundred and three foreign nationals sought refuge in northern Malanje province and 138 others sought asylum, said the provincial director of the Migration and Foreigners Service (SME), Laureano Dias dos Santos.

The total of 241 citizens from different countries namely Mauritania, Sudan, Guinea Conakry, Eritrea, Sierra Leone, Cotê d'Ivoire, Chad, Somalia and Liberia.

According to Laureano Dias dos Santos, these citizens are under control of SME in the municipalities of Malanje, Cacuso, Calandula, Quirima, Mucari and Luquembo.

20 Jun 2017 description

The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General in the Central African Republic (CAR), Parfait Onanga-Anyanga, has called for an immediate cessation of violence affecting certain regions in accordance with the agreement signed on Monday in Rome between the Government of CAR and representatives of the 14 Central African armed groups. The Special Representative emphasizes that the agreement lays down "the foundations for lasting peace and stability in CAR".

20 Jun 2017 description

Introduction

KEY MESSAGE: Users of the Toolkit are encouraged to enrich their narratives with relevant information about realities and prospects in their sphere of expertise, whether humanitarian or development or at sector level.

This Toolkit is a reference guide for those conducting advocacy and mobilizing support to address the comprehensive requirements of refugees and host communities in Uganda. It should be read in conjunction with the Concept Note on the Solidarity Summit.

20 Jun 2017 description

Summary of Requirements for a Comprehensive Refugee Response in Uganda

Uganda hosts over 1.2 million refugees in 28 settlements in 12 districts (including Kampala) where refugees coexist peacefully with their host communities. The Ugandan model provides refugees with exemplary prospects for dignity, normality and self-reliance, and creates a conducive environment for pursuing development-oriented approaches.

20 Jun 2017 description
report Caritas

Goma, le 20 juin 2017 ( caritasdev.cd ) : Alors que les travaux de construction d’un bloc opératoire viennent juste de débuter – et butent déjà à l’insuffisance de fonds – équiper la nouvelle maternité de l’hôpital général de Minova, à 55 km de Goma, capitale du Nord-Kivu, dans l’Est de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC), est au centre d’un plaidoyer que Caritas Goma mène dans cette cité à cheval entre le Nord-Kivu et le Sud-Kivu.

20 Jun 2017 description

Date of information: 19 June 2017

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.

20 Jun 2017 description

Dans le cadre de son mandat, le Bureau Conjoint des Nations Unies aux Droits de l’Homme (BCNUDH) en République démocratique du Congo (RDC) assure une surveillance étroite de la situation des droits de l’homme et procède à des analyses des tendances relatives à cette situation dans le pays.

20 Jun 2017 description

GENEVA (20 June 2017) - The Human Rights Council in its midday meeting held an interactive dialogue with the Independent Expert on enhancing capacity building and technical cooperation with Côte d’Ivoire in the field of human rights. It then heard an oral update by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, on the situation of human rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo followed by an interactive dialogue.

20 Jun 2017 description

Mise en place de la plate-forme logistique à Kananga :
Itinéraire emprunté par la flotte des camions du PAM du 27 mai au 08 juin 2017

20 Jun 2017 description

Excellencies,

Just three months ago, my Office reported to this Council serious concerns about the human rights violations and abuses committed by the Congolese army and police, and the Kamuina Nsapu militia, in Kasai, Kasai Central and Kasai Oriental. Subsequently, when the two UN experts were killed, the Minister for Human Rights of the Democratic Republic of the Congo called for a joint investigation to bring the perpetrators of human rights violations and abuses to justice.

20 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• The violence in the Kasai has resulted in additional 34,700 IDPs in the past month, 60% of whom are children (OCHA, 31 May 2017);

• More than 700,000 children are in dire needs of humanitarian assistance;

• 129,299 affected people, including 72,900 children have been reached by UNICEF and partners with child protection, multipurpose cash, education, NFI, health, nutrition, WASH assistance as of 31 May, 2017;

20 Jun 2017 description

By the end of 2016, Uganda was home to 940,800 refugees, originating from South Sudan (640,008), the Democratic Republic of the Congo (205,023), Burundi (40,742), Somalia (30,689), Rwanda (15,231), Eritrea (4,511), Sudan (2,545) and Ethiopia (2,002). By the end of May 2017, Uganda was home to 1,277,476 refugees, originating from South Sudan (947,427), the Democratic Republic of the Congo (204,413), Burundi (34,241), Somalia (25,321), Rwanda (13,907), Eritrea (4,310), Sudan (2,549) and Ethiopia (1,798). By the end of 2016, Uganda had the fifth-largest refugee population after Turkey …