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20 Jun 2017 description

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie marked World Refugee Day 2017 visiting adolescent refugee girls in Nairobi.

Ms. Jolie met around 20 refugee girls, who are unaccompanied or separated from their parents and are now living in the Heshima Kenya Safe House and participating in a Girls’ Empowerment Programme.

20 Jun 2017 description

POINTS SAILLANTS

  • Près de 210,000 PDI dans 13 des 18 provinces

  • Les admissions MAS en hausse de 6% au 1er trimestre par rapport à 2016

  • Les cas de malaria toujours au dessus du seuil épidémique

CHIFFRES CLES

Pop. dans le besoin 3 millions(1)

Population ciblée 1 million(1)

PDI 209 202(2)

Réfugiés congolais 61,427(3)

Réfugiés burundais 408 844(4)

Pers. en insécurité alimentaire 2,6 millions(5)

20 Jun 2017 description

DR Congo/Kasaï Central: As armed groups occupy schools, violence and fear leave tens of thousands of children without a chance to start or finish their primary education.

The education of more than 64.000 children is at risk as clashes of armed groups wreak havoc in the Kasai region of  DR Congo. As a result, many children will not be able to continue their education the following school year.

20 Jun 2017 description
report Mail and Guardian

Uganda is the largest host country of refugees in Africa and the third largest in the world, after welcoming an average of 2 000 displaced men, women and children every day for the past 11 months.

The new statistics, released on Monday by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, come less than a week before Uganda’s Solidarity Summit on Refugees – a conference aimed to mobilise international support for those affected by the South Sudanese Civil War.

20 Jun 2017 description

Church officials have accused militia of killing hundreds of people, destroying four villages and attacking church property

KINSHASA, June 20 (Reuters) - Congolese security forces and a militia fighting them have killed at least 3,383 people in the central Kasai region since October, the Catholic church said on Tuesday, in the most detailed report to date on the violence.

Church officials, citing their own sources in the remote territory bordering Angola, said the army had destroyed 10 villages as it sought to stamp out an insurrection.

20 Jun 2017 description

Total arrivals in Greece (Jan - June 2017): 8,384

Total arrivals in Greece during Jun 2017: 1,110

Average daily arrivals during Jun 2017: 62

Average daily arrivals during May 2017: 68

Daily estimated departures from islands to Mainland: 9

Estimated departures from islands to Mainland during June 2017: 892

20 Jun 2017 description
report Monitor-Uganda

By RAJAB MUKOMBOZI

ISINGIRO-Refugees in Nakivale Resettlement in Isingiro District are crying foul following a food crisis that has hit the camp.

The refugees depend on food given by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and harvests from land given to them to supplement food supplies.

But recently food rations by UNHCR were reduced and this has been worsened by persistent drought that has been experienced in the district.

20 Jun 2017 description

“The Democratic Republic of the Congo is experiencing one of the largest displacement crisis in the world today. Despite this, we’re seeing a woefully inadequate number of aid agencies on the ground responding, and a pitiful amount of money trickling in to deliver aid,” said the Norwegian Refugee Council’s (NRC) Country Director in DR Congo, Ulrika Blom.

20 Jun 2017 description
report UNAIDS

Stepping up the role of faith-based organizations in the response to HIV can present new opportunities to save the lives of children living with HIV in western and central Africa, agreed the participants at a meeting held in Abuja, Nigeria, on 14–16 June.

19 Jun 2017 description

Instability from Burundi’s political crisis continues to worsen with the numbers of refugees and displaced persons showing no signs of abating.

An upward surge in Burundian refugees in 2017 corresponds with a rise in conflict incidents, many of which have been initiated by the Imbonerakure—the ruling party’s youth militia. In June 2017, the United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Burundi documented mass atrocities on a widespread scale “reinforced by hate speech, sometimes with an ethnic dimension, delivered by certain state officials and members of the ruling party.”

19 Jun 2017 description
report Caritas

Lolo, le 19 juin 2017 (caritasdev.cd) : Les habitants de Lisala, Bumba et Lolo, dans la province de la Mongala, sont régulièrement victimes des aléas climatiques. Certains s’entêtent depuis plusieurs années à vivre à proximité des lieux exposés aux risques des catastrophes pour des raisons de pêche ou de manque de moyens financiers. Aujourd’hui, grâce au Programme d’appui à la Résilience des populations vulnérables aux Risques des Catastrophes (PRRC), des communautés concernées sont sensibilisées.

19 Jun 2017 description

Le Fonds des Energies Durables pour l’Afrique (SEFA), logé à la Banque Africaine de Développement (BAD), a approuvé un don de 985,500 dollars EU pour améliorer la bancabilité et atteindre le bouclage financier d’un projet intégré, comprenant la construction de deux petites centrales hydroélectriques et des réseaux de transmission et de distribution. Ce projet assurera l’accès à l’électricité à dix mille foyers dans les villes de Butembo et Beni et aux alentours, dans la Province Nord Kivu en République Démocratique du Congo.

19 Jun 2017 description

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Diagnostic capacity for Zika Virus enhanced