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19 Jun 2017 description

250.0 M required for 2017

4.3 M contributions received, representing 2% of requirements

245.6 M funding gap for the Burundi Situation

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19 Jun 2017 description

209.2 M required for 2017

13.6 M contributions received, representing 6% of requirements

195.7 M funding gap for the Central African Republic Situation

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19 Jun 2017 description

Over 1.9 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance and protection in South Sudan and neighboring countries. Since the beginning of the conflict in December 2013, CERF has allocated nearly $263 million. With CERF support, UN agencies and partners have delivered $97 million worth of live-saving assistance in South Sudan and nearly $165 million to South Sudanese refugees in neighboring countries.

19 Jun 2017 description

Reverend Bill Bigger and the local community are coming together to help shelter refugees resettled to North Carolina.

By: Joanne Levine in Durham, North Carolina | 20 June 2017

19 Jun 2017 description

Reporting period: 1 – 31 May 2017

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Cholera remains a high public health concern with outbreaks reported in several counties. Cumulatively 5 081 cases and 169 deaths reported in 10 out of the 80 counties.

  • Conflict continues to causes wide-spread displacement of people in several States requiring a number of health responses.

19 Jun 2017 description

Le PNUD appelle à une mobilisation renouvelée en faveur d’une approche sous-régionale susceptible de garantir la paix et la stabilité en Afrique centrale Bruxelles, le 14 mars 2017 - La persistance de l’insécurité et de la fragilité dans la sous-région d’Afrique centrale ne pourra être résolue que si les acteurs nationaux et régionaux, ainsi que les partenaires internationaux donnent la priorité à la consolidation de la paix et au développement des zones frontalières, encouragent l’engagement et la participation des citoyens, et améliorent les indicateurs de la gouvernance et la gestion …

19 Jun 2017 description

Renewed commitment and a sub-regional approach needed for peace and stability in Central Africa, says UNDP

Mar 14, 2017

Brussels--Persistent insecurity and fragility in the Central African sub-region can only be addressed if national and regional actors, as well as international partners, prioritize peacebuilding and development of border areas, boost citizen’s engagement and participation, and improve governance indicators and management of natural resources.

19 Jun 2017 description

Uganda received the largest number of new refugees last year, more than half a million people. “The system protecting refugees will collapse if we do not step up our support to countries like Uganda. The richest and most stable countries from Europe to the US do their uttermost to keep refugees away. At the same time, they are not adequately funding reception of refugees in poor host countries,” said Jan Egeland, Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council.

19 Jun 2017 description
report Caritas

Banga, le 16 juin 2017 (caritasdev.cd) : A la faveur de la mise en œuvre des appels d’urgence EA07-2017 et EA 08-2017, respectivement par Caritas Burundi et Caritas Congo, une formation en mécanismes de réponse et toolkit de CI pour la réponse aux urgences a été tenue du 9 au 10 juin dernier à Banga(Burundi). Pour rappel, le premier appel d’urgence est intitulé « Assistance alimentaire aux personnes vulnérabilisées par l’insécurité alimentaire dans les Provinces de Bubanza, Cibitoke et Kirundo ».

19 Jun 2017 description

Executive Summary

The last decade has seen major growth in humanitarian need, putting the international humanitarian system under pressure and stretching donor resources. Within this context, the UK Department for International Development (DFID) introduced multiyear humanitarian funding (MYHF) for protracted conflicts in 2014. This recognised the long-term nature of many of the top recipients of humanitarian aid, as well as the complexity of the contexts in which they were operating.

19 Jun 2017 description

May 29th marked the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. More than 3,500 peacekeepers have died since the first mission in 1948. As of April 30, 2017, over 112,000 troops, observers, police, and civilians representing 124 countries were participating in 16 UN Peacekeeping Operations (UNPKOs) at a cost of $7.87 billion. However, UN peacekeeping represents only one part of the international community’s investment toward the prevention of relapse into violent conflict.

19 Jun 2017 description
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Raped then rejected: The girl soldiers of Congo

New report reveals cycle of violence and rejection suffered by former girl soldiers in Democratic Republic of Congo and hears why some are re-joining armed groups

• Majority of girl soldiers interviewed were sexually abused by soldiers
• Up to 40% of child soldiers in DRC are girls, but of thousands released by the UN only 7% were girls
• Stigmatisation, family rejection at home causing some to re-join armed groups

18 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

BIBIANE AMBONGO

BLOG – Mon tel sonne. Je suis chez moi à Kisangani (province de la Tshopo) où je travaille comme responsable du bureau de l’UNICEF pour les provinces voisines de la Tshopo et du Bas-Uélé. Il est 22h30. Lorsque je vois le numéro du Représentant ai de l’UNICEF en République Démocratique du Congo (le Dr Tajudeen Oyewale) s’afficher sur l’écran de mon téléphone, j’essaie de faire le rapprochement avec l’heure. A cette heure, un coup de fil de Tajudeen ? Ca ne peut être qu’une catastrophe. Effectivement, cela en est bien une : Ebola.

18 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • The rate of influx (300-500 refugees per day) has placed pressure on the existing reception centres which are close to full capacity. UNICEF is working with the Government of Angola, UNHCR and partners to resettle refugees from existing reception centres to a recently identified new settlement site in Lovua

  • UNICEF has received US$ 2.4 million out of the multi-agency funding of US$ 10.5 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF).

18 Jun 2017 description

A steady flow of Congolese refugees fleeing intercommunal tensions and violence in the Kasai region, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), continues into northern Angola.

Efforts are ongoing to meet adequate protection and assistance standards for over 26,600 refugees, with hundreds of new arrivals every day.

Preparations of the site allocated by the Government of Angola to host refugees in Lóvua, Lunda Norte, are progressing simultaneously.

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