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23 Apr 2017 description
report The Conversation

The Conversation

Author
Yvan Yenda Ilunga
PhD Candidate, The Division of Global Affairs, Rutgers University

Once again, the cycle of instability and political uncertainty has the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on high alert and agreements between prominent political actors have done little to stem the tide of violence.

23 Apr 2017 description

209.2 M required for 2017

10.7 M contributions received, representing 5% of requirements

198.5 M funding gap for the Central African Republic Situation

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22 Apr 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

KINSHASA/GENEVA/NEW YORK, 21 April 2017– The crisis in the Greater Kasaï region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is having a devastating impact on children, UNICEF warned today. More than 1.5 million children, including 600,000 who have already been displaced from their homes, are at risk due to the extreme violence.

21 Apr 2017 description
report UN News Service

21 avril 2017 – Le Haut-Commissariat des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés (HCR) a annoncé vendredi que plus de 11.000 Congolais se sont réfugiés en Angola suite au pic de violence qui a frappé le Kasai en République démocratique du Congo (RDC).

21 Apr 2017 description

EN BREF

  • 74.148 Réfugiés sudsoudanais en RDC, dont la plupart sont nouvellement arrivés.

  • 103.617 Réfugiés centrafricains en RDC.

  • 39.837 Réfugiés burundais en RDC.

  • 539.106 Réfugiés de la RDC en Afrique.

  • 828 Réfugiés rwandais rapatriés de la RDC en 2017.

Travail avec les partenaires

21 Apr 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 74,148 South Sudanese refugees, most of whom are new arrivals.

  • 103,617 Refugees from the Central African Republic.

  • 39,837 Refugees from Burundi.

  • 539,106 Congolese refugees in African countries

  • 828 Rwandan refugees repatriated from DRC in 2017.

Working with partners

21 Apr 2017 description
report UN News Service

21 April 2017 – The United Nations refugee agency is shipping tents, mosquito nets and other essential relief items to Angola, where some 9,000 refugees from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have fled this month alone.

21 Apr 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Arrivals from South Kordofan Continue: From 1 to 15 April, UNHCR registered 588 new arrivals to South Sudan through Yida settlement. Cumulatively, 4,370 new arrivals have been registered since the beginning of the year 2017.

21 Apr 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

COMMUNIQUE – La crise dans le Grand Kasaï en République démocratique du Congo (RDC) a un effet dévastateur sur les enfants, a affirmé aujourd’hui l’UNICEF. Plus de 1,5 million d’enfants, dont 600.000 enfants déplacés, sont affectés par la crise.

21 Apr 2017 description

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

21 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

Maize price trends were mixed in February in the region. Tanzania and the DRC saw significant month-on-month (m-o-m) price increase of their main staple. Zambia and especially Tanzania registered the highest increase in the number of markets in ALPS Crisis.

20 Apr 2017 description

“Internal displacement must be brought back on to the global agenda”, urges NRC’s Secretary General Jan Egeland ahead of the NRC Global Displacement Conference 2017. “Humanity has no borders, and no group should be neglected.”

“We need the full picture of global displacement to be acknowledged. Two-thirds of all people currently displaced by conflict around the world are internally displaced. To limit access to assistance and protection according to lines on a map would be a failure of humanity,” says Egeland.

Lack of attention and investment