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22 Feb 2017 description
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‘Politics of demonization’ breeding division and fear

03 Feb 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Clashes in Upper Nile prompt IOM to temporarily suspend relief activities

  • GoRSS lifts government restrictions on humanitarian activities in Panyijiar

  • Health actors respond to ongoing cholera and measles outbreaks

  • Displaced populations continue to flee to Uganda and neighboring countries

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

02 Feb 2017 description

NUMBERS A T A GLANCE

  • 2.2 million

    • People in CAR Requiring Humanitarian Assistance (2017 Humanitarian Needs Overview)
  • 434,000

    • IDPs in CAR (UN - November 2016)
  • 45,400

    • IDPs in Bangui Displacement Sites (UN - October 2016)
  • 461,700

    • Central African Refugees in Neighboring Countries (UN - December 2016)

HIGHLIGHTS

06 Jan 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Ongoing conflict displaces populations, exacerbates humanitarian needs in Greater Equatoria, Unity

  • Health actors respond to measles outbreak in Wau

  • South Sudanese refugees continue to flee to neighboring countries

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

  • Government of the Republic of South Sudan (GoRSS) officials deported four relief workers in recent weeks, raising concerns regarding restrictions on humanitarian organizations.

06 Jan 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Conflict continues to result in civilian deaths, displacement in eastern DRC

• USAID partners respond to humanitarian needs, despite security constraints

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

02 Dec 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Insecurity increases population displacement, humanitarian needs in Greater Equatoria, Unity

  • Relief actors continue cholera response efforts across South Sudan

  • Ongoing conflict increases number of South Sudanese refugees

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

01 Dec 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

 Violence, floods displace an estimated 19,000 people in Kaga-Bandoro

 Response agencies address needs of populations affected by Bria clashes

 Donors pledge nearly $2.3 billion for emergency and long-term activities in CAR; UN releases 2017 HNO

04 Nov 2016 description

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 30 Oct–5 Nov 2016 and includes updates on influenza, poliomyelitis, Zika fever, MERS CoV, cholera, West Nile virus, and enterovirus detections in Europe.

28 Oct 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Fighting displaces populations and exacerbates humanitarian needs in Greater Equatoria, Unity

  • UN expresses concern regarding ethnic-based threats

  • WFP delivers emergency food assistance to 1.9 million people in September

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

28 Oct 2016 description

​The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 23-29 October 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus, Salmonella and extensively drug-resistant TB.

18 Oct 2016 description

Key points

  • According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)’s Financial Tracking Service (FTS), donors have committed/contributed US$414.4 million of humanitarian assistance to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since the beginning of 2016.

  • The UN-coordinated appeal for DRC requests US$690 million. It is currently 53% funded at US$365.2 million.

  • The US is currently the largest donor this year, having committed/contributed US$143.1 million.

12 Oct 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Relief agencies scale up cholera response efforts following CARG declaration of cholera outbreak

  • IPC analysis in August indicates increase in food-insecure population from 1.7 million to 2 million people

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

  • Insecurity—including clashes among armed groups and attacks against humanitarian personnel and assets—in Central African Republic (CAR) continues to result in population displacement and hinder the delivery of life-saving humanitarian assistance.

12 Oct 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Mid-September protests, clashes with security forces erupt in Kinshasa and other areas of DRC

  • Response actors implement health interventions to mitigate yellow fever, cholera transmission

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

12 Oct 2016 description

A variety of natural hazards—including cyclical drought, floods, and environmental degradation—are endemic to the East and Central Africa (ECA) region, where conflict, rapid population growth, and limited government response capacity have compounded humanitarian needs over the last decade. Between FY 2007 and FY 2016, USAID’s Office of U.S.

11 Oct 2016 description

This update presents key internal displacement developments and policy updates

05 Oct 2016 description

Fact Sheet
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
October 4, 2016

The United States is taking the lead in meeting the unprecedented challenge of the global refugee crisis. At the Leaders’ Summit on Refugees in September, President Obama brought together world leaders on the margins of the UN General Assembly to galvanize additional humanitarian support, improve educational and access to lawful work for refugees, and expand opportunities for refugee resettlement.

04 Oct 2016 description

United States of America - The United States resettled 84,994 refugees during fiscal year (FY) 2016 ending September 30th – just six people short of the 85,000 target set by the Obama administration last year.

At the same time, the administration announced a new ceiling of 110,000 refugees to be admitted to the US in FY 2017. The FY 2017 total represents a 57 percent increase over two years from the 70,000 refugees admitted to the United States in 2015.

03 Oct 2016 description
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Guatemala, 02 de Octubre 2016
Fuente: Prensa Libre

La policía de Guatemala detuvo a 50 migrantes que afirmaron ser de la República Democrática del Congo, cuando pretendían continuar su tránsito hacia Estados Unidos, informó este domingo la institución.

Los africanos fueron detenidos en la Central de Mayoreo, zona 12 de Villa Nueva, donde salen los autobuses hacia la frontera con México, indicó a periodistas el vocero de la Policía Nacional Civil, Jorge Aguilar.

29 Sep 2016 description

Highlights of GAO-16-819, a report to the Chairman, Committee on Foreign Relations, U.S. Senate

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