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25 Feb 2017 description
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25 February 2017 – The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned the recent spate of violence in the south-central Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), calling on the Government to “immediately dispatch a credible and impartial investigation.”

25 Feb 2017 description
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25 février 2017 – Le Conseil de sécurité de l'ONU a fermement condamné vendredi soir les violences observées au cours des derniers mois dans la région de Kasaï, en République démocratique du Congo (RDC), et a réclamé la fin de l'impasse politique au niveau national.

25 Feb 2017 description
report Caritas

Kinshasa, February 24, 2017 (caritasdev.cd) : The Executive Secretariat of Caritas Congo Asbl has proceeded to the presentation of its activity report carried out in 2016 this Friday, February 24, 2017. The interventions of this technique body charged of social pastoral of catholique church in DRC have allowed to provide care, trainning, and support in various manners nearly 5 millions of persons. And this, in all 26 provinces of country.

24 Feb 2017 description
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24 February 2017 – The United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the National Episcopal Conference of Congo, known as CENCO have called for an immediate end to the spate of violent attacks against Catholic facilities in several parts of the country.

24 Feb 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch

Video Shows Soldiers Shooting 13 Alleged Militia Members

24 Feb 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch

Une vidéo montre des militaires tirant sur 13 miliciens présumés

(Kinshasa) – Les autorités de la République démocratique du Congo devraient enquêter de manière complète et impartiale sur les meurtres commis par des militaires de l'armée congolaise présumés dans la région centrale du Kasaï, a déclaré aujourd'hui Human Rights Watch. Une vidéo postée sur Internet le 17 février 2017 montre des hommes en uniformes de l'armée congolaise tuant au moins 13 membres présumés d’une milice, dont certains armés de bâtons et de lance-pierres.

24 Feb 2017 description
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Communiqué de presse

RDC: Près de 5 millions de personnes servies par Caritas Congo Asbl en 2016

24 Feb 2017 description

Highlights

  • WFP received generous contributions from Food for Peace of USD 17.3 million and from Italy of Euro 200,000 for food assistance to refugees in Tanzania.

  • In December 2016, WFP launched a three month Cash Based Transfer initiative funded by a CAD 500,000 contribution from Canada. The initiative reaches 10,000 individuals from 2,500 households at Nyarugusu Refugee Camp.

Operational Updates

24 Feb 2017 description

Executive Summary

This report has been developed collectively with humanitarian partners in the region to inform preparedness and advocacy efforts to mitigate and manage humanitarian risk in the Horn of Africa and Great Lakes region*. It presents a three-month trend analysis from October to December 2016 and a humanitarian outlook from January to March 2017. It is the sixth report in the series and updates the previous scenario report which was published in October 2016.

Regional Trends: October-December 2016

24 Feb 2017 description

Highlights

  • WFP’s main priority is to provide food assistance to refugees and vulnerable host communities, and to build national capacity to design and manage home- grown hunger solutions.
  • The prevention of stunting programme under the Country Programme has been discontinued due to lack of funding.

WFP Assistance

24 Feb 2017 description

The Government of Japan has allocated USD 34.3 million to support IOM’s operations to assist vulnerable migrants including displaced persons, refugees, returnees and affected communities around the world in 2017.

The funding will also contribute to increasing the capacity of various governments in humanitarian border management to cope with displacement resulting from conflicts and to enhance security.

23 Feb 2017 description

À Pweto, petit village situé au nord-est de la région du Katanga, des intempéries à répétition détruisent les habitations, et les populations nécessitent d’une aide humanitaire d’urgence.

23 Feb 2017 description

Depuis janvier 2016, dans la zone de santé de Manono, dans la province du Tanganiyka, au sud-est de la RDC, des pluies diluviennes provoquent d’importantes inondations. 56 000 personnes habitant le territoire de Manono ont été exposées aux conséquences des catastrophes naturelles.

23 Feb 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

22 février 2017 – Au moins 65.000 enfants ont été libérés par des forces armées et des groupes armés au cours des dix dernières années, s'est félicité le Fonds des Nations Unies pour l'enfance (UNICEF), alors que les 'Engagements de Paris' pour mettre fin à l'utilisation des enfants dans les conflits célèbrent leur 10e anniversaire.

23 Feb 2017 description

214.5 M required for 2017

100,000 contributions received, representing less than 1% of requirements

214.4 M funding gap for the Burundi Situations

All figures displayed in USD

23 Feb 2017 description

209.1 M required for 2017

2.6 M contributions received, representing 1% of requirements

206.5 M funding gap for the Central African Republic Situation

All figures displayed in USD

22 Feb 2017 description

FOR MAMAN GENEVIÈVE...

and thousands of smallholder producers in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Kwilu Province, the magic of cassava means new opportunities. By adopting improved planting, cultivation and processing techniques for her cassava crops, Maman Geneviève is making more money, creating better opportunities for her family, and finding a sustainable path to adapt to the wide-scale impacts of climate change.