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07 Mar 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

137,297*
South Sudanese arrivals in 2017, based on field reports as of 15 Feb

1,572,641*
Total South Sudanese refugees as of 15 Feb 2017 (pre and post Dec 2013 caseload and new arrivals)

260,868
Refugees in South Sudan

1.853 M
Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in South Sudan, including 223,994 people in UNMISS Protection of Civilians site

FUNDING

07 Mar 2017 description

Statement by Ms. Leila Zerrougui
Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict
Geneva, 7 March 2017

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Mr. Chairman, Distinguished delegates,

Dear colleagues, Ladies and gentlemen,

It is a pleasure to be here with Ms. Santos Pais for my sixth interactive dialogue. This will be the final time I address the Council. I would like to take this opportunity to say that it has been a pleasure working with you all.

07 Mar 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Cameroon: Around 14 suspected cholera cases were reported in epi-week 8. One case, confirmed negative by culture from the Health District (HD) of Djoungolo (Centre), and 13 suspected cases in HD of Nkondjock (Littoral). In the latter, Rapid Diagnostic Tests were done on the first 3 cases, which came back negative. After further investigation, MoH concluded to a community food toxi-infection. Finally to be noted that Cameroon government, sup-ported by its partners, is working on preparing an OCV campaign.

07 Mar 2017 description
report European Union

06/03/2017 18:15 Press release 112/17 Foreign affairs & international relations

  1. L'Union européenne reste gravement préoccupée par la situation politique en République démocratique du Congo (RDC) provoquée par le blocage dans la mise en œuvre de l'accord politique inclusif du 31 décembre 2016, ainsi que par la situation sécuritaire dans plusieurs régions du pays, où un usage disproportionné de la force est observé. La situation est aggravée par une crise économique et budgétaire qui touche très durement la population.

06 Mar 2017 description

APERÇU

En août 2016, les violences ont éclaté entre les forces de l’ordre congolaises et les miliciens du chef coutumier Kamuina Nsapu, entraînant près de 400 morts et de nombreux blessés dans le territoire de Dibaya dans la province du Kasaï Central. Ces violences se sont étendues dans les provinces voisines du Kasaï et du Kasaï Oriental.

06 Mar 2017 description
  • As of 28 February, United Nations Coordinated Appeals and Refugee Response Plans within the Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) require $22.6 billion to meet the humanitarian needs of 95.3 million crisis-affected people in 33 countries. Needs and financial requirements have increased due to finalization of the Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) requesting around $2.1 billion and together the appeals are funded at $1.6 billion, leaving a shortfall of $21.0 billion.

04 Mar 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

162,863
The camp population as at 15th February 2017. The figure is inclusive of Kalobeyei population.

1187
Number of South Sudanese new arrivals registered during the reporting period.

22,405
The population currently hosted at Kalobeyei Settlement.

20 litres
The per capita water consumption per person per in Kakuma refugee.

FUNDING

04 Mar 2017 description

The Security Council would organize its work in March around the theme “Preventing conflict in Africa”, Matthew Rycroft (United Kingdom), its President for that month, said at a Headquarters press conference today.

Outlining the Council’s priorities, he said it would first dispatch a mission to the Lake Chad Basin area, where members would visit Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria from 2 to 7 March. The objective was to examine the threat posed by Boko Haram and the humanitarian crisis in the subregion, he added.

03 Mar 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Famine declared in two counties in South Sudan’s Unity State

  • UN calls for improved humanitarian access amid ongoing insecurity

  • Health actors record more than 5,300 suspected cholera cases

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

03 Mar 2017 description

Les magistrats civils et militaires de la province du Sud Kivu en République démocratique du Congo (RDC) sont désormais mieux outillés pour poursuivre et réprimer les crimes contre la paix et la sécurité de l’humanité commis sur le territoire national congolais. Un atelier de formation et partage d’expérience vient d’avoir lieu entre les magistrats militaires et civils sur la poursuite et la répression des crimes contre la paix et la sécurité de l’humanité.