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15 Jun 2017 description

This weekly report is produced by the United Nations (UN) Migration Agency (IOM) as part of the UN Country Management Team (UNCMT) response to the influx of Burundian and Congolese Asylum Seekers from Burundi. The report covers the period from June 05 to June 11, 2017. The next report will be issued on June 19, 2017.

Highlights

• 248 new arrivals (116 males and 132 females) composed of 126 Burundian and 122 Congolese Asylum Seekers. Busiest entry points during this week were Kigadye (122 persons), Bukiriro (43 persons), and Kasange (24 persons).

15 Jun 2017 description

UNHCR and other humanitarian organisations are providing emergency assistance following recent waves of violence in the East and South-East regions of the Central African Republic (CAR) which have triggered a new, large-scale displacement of populations. One in every five Central Africans is either internally displaced or has fled to a neighbouring country. The situation is unfolding at a time when CAR faces an already dire humanitarian situation amidst a funding crunch.

15 Jun 2017 description

by Kieran Guilbert | Thomson Reuters Foundation

DAKAR, June 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Activists behind an app designed to assist doctors document evidence of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo aim to go beyond obtaining justice for rape victims and collect data which could help secure prosecutions for war crimes.

15 Jun 2017 description

Secondary school in refugee camp seen as a critical need by both refugees and host community

By: Tina Ghelli

Maratane refugee camp, Mozambique - The loud chattering of children at recess can be heard when walking up to the primary school in Maratane refugee camp in Mozambique in the early afternoon. The primary school which serves both the refugee and host population now has 2,325 students enrolled. Thanks to support from UNHCR, in 2015 two new classroom blocks were constructed to accommodate the increasing number of students.

15 Jun 2017 description
report Caritas

Bumba, le 15 juin 2017 (caritasdev.cd) : La Caritas International Belgique (CI.be) vient d’organiser à Bumba une séance de travail avec des représentants des Caritas-Développement des Diocèses de Lisala et Lolo, faisant partie des équipes de mise en œuvre du Programme d'appui à la Résilience des populations vulnérables aux Risques des Catastrophes (PRRC) dans la Province de la Mongala. Cette rencontre s’est tenue du 08 au 10 juin 2017 à Bumba.

15 Jun 2017 description

Goma, le 14 juin 2017 - Le Secrétaire général adjoint en charge des Opérations de maintien de la Paix, Jean-Pierre Lacroix est arrivé cet après-midi à Goma dans la Province congolaise du Nord-Kivu, après une courte visite à Kananga au Kasaï central.

A son arrivée à Goma, M. Lacroix et sa délégation ont été accueillis au pied de l’avion par le Commandant de la Force onusienne, le Général Derrick Gwebi et le chef de Bureau ad intérim de la MONUSCO, M. Josiah Obat.

15 Jun 2017 description

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR DECEMBER 2017

15 Jun 2017 description

APERCU HUMANITAIRE du 04 au 12 juin 2017

Préfecture de Nana-Gribizi / Sous-préfecture de Kaga-Bandoro / Village Godo

15 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

posté le 14 JUIN 2017 par CYNTHIA KANYERE

Témoignages – A l’occasion de la journée mondiale de lutte contre le travail des enfants, cinq jeunes de Goma, à l’Est de la République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) prennent la parole afin de raconter leur histoire et leur passé mais aussi de transmettre un message de lutte et d’espoir.

Oswald, cuisinier dans un groupe armé

15 Jun 2017 description

Some 30,000 refugees have fled intercommunal tensions and violence in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to northern Angola.

Refugees arrive with immediate humanitarian needs and vulnerabilities, and require protection and life-saving assistance.

The conflict in Kasai is expected to generate further displacement across the border to Angola. At present, safe and dignified return to the DRC is not possible.

KEY FIGURES

14 Jun 2017 description
report The Guardian

Cases of polio have been reduced by more than 99.9% since 1988, but complete eradication is proving elusive

Ruth Maclean in Dakar

Two separate outbreaks of polio in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have set back global efforts to eradicate the debilitating disease.

Read more on the Guardian

14 Jun 2017 description

29 Mai 2017

“Davantage de violences sexuelles contre les femmes, le recrutement d'enfants-soldats, pas d'accès aux soins de réadaptation pour les blessés..." La crise humanitaire au Kasaï est particulièrement inquiétante pour notre directeur de programme sur place. Handicap International a envoyé une ééquipe d'intervention d'urgence.

COMMENT DÉCRIRE LA SITUATION DANS LE KASAÏ?

14 Jun 2017 description

15 Mai 2017

Depuis août 2016, la violence fait rage dans la région du Kasaï, faisant plusieurs centaines de mort, des milliers de blessés et jetant plus d'un million de personnes sur les routes. Handicap International vient en aide aux victimes d'une crise humanitaire qui ne mobilise pas une attention suffisante.

14 Jun 2017 description

The region of Grand Kasaï in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been the scene of intense violence in recent months. The resulting humanitarian crisis has affected more than two million people. Handicap International’s teams, present in Kananga since 2015, are working to assist the most vulnerable people.

Violence in Grand Kasaï, a region in the centre of the Democratic Republic of Congo, has killed hundreds of people, injured thousands more and displaced over one million people since August 2016.

14 Jun 2017 description

La salle de conférence de l’hôtel Leger Plaza à Bangui (RCA) a abrité le lundi 12 septembre 2016 l’ouverture officielle de la réunion transfrontalière République Démocratique du Congo/République Centrafricaine. La cérémonie d’ouverture était présidée par Dr Fernande NDJENGBOT, Ministre centrafricaine de la Santé, de l’Hygiène Publique et de la Population.

14 Jun 2017 description

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.