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09 Aug 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • UN records 325 security incidents in CAR between January and June

  • UNSC extends MINUSCA mandate through November 2017

  • USAID/OFDA-supported RRM delivers emergency relief commodities to more than 12,800 people in June

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

02 Aug 2016 description

Highlights

  • Insecurity in North Kivu displaces 70,000 people and limits access
  • Nearly 1,800 suspected cases of yellow fever recorded in three provinces
  • USG provides more than $64 million in additional humanitarian assistance from late April to July

Key Developments

  • Violence in North Kivu Province’s Rutshuru Territory in June and July displaced an estimated 70,000 people, according to the UN.
19 Jul 2016 description

INTRODUCTION

Since 2011, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has been working with partners to increase equitable access to education for learners living in conflict and crisis-affected environments (USAID Education Strategy,

February 2011 Goal 3). The following document provides an analysis of the indicators used in Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Plans (PMEPs) from 25 USAID Education projects1 implemented in 16 countries between 2007 and 2018.

29 Jun 2016 description

Those Who Believe In Justice Never Give Up

Defending human rights is slow, hard work. Across the globe, those who kill civilians, torture detainees, and use rape as a weapon of war all too often act in the belief that they will never have to pay for their crimes. It can take years of painstaking, often dangerous investigation for the perpetrators of such atrocities to be brought to justice.

14 Jun 2016 description

GINEBRA, 13 de junio de 2016 (ACNUR) - Debido a la multitud de conflictos y crisis que causan una cantidad record de desplazamientos alrededor del mundo, el reasentamiento ha asumido un papel cada vez más vital en los esfuerzos del ACNUR para encontrar soluciones y abogar por un reparto de responsabilidades más justo para los refugiados, de acuerdo con un informe emitido hoy en una reunión anual en Ginebra.

13 Jun 2016 description

Avec une multitude de conflits et de crises générant des déplacements de populations sans précédent à travers le monde, la réinstallation s’avère essentielle dans les efforts du HCR pour trouver des solutions et plaider pour un partage équitable des responsabilités dans l’aide aux réfugiés, peut-on lire dans un rapport publié aujourd’hui par le HCR.

13 Jun 2016 description

With a multitude of conflicts and crises causing record displacement around the world, resettlement has become an increasingly vital part of UNHCR’s efforts to find solutions and advocate for fairer responsibility-sharing for refugees, a UNHCR report released today at an annual meeting in Geneva says.

06 Jun 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • IDPs, vulnerable households expected to experience Crisis-level acute food insecurity through September

  • UNSC extends MINUSCA mandate

  • Health actors treat 6,300 SAM cases between January and April

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

30 Apr 2016 description
report Insecurity Insight

This monthly digest comprises threats and incidents of violence affecting the delivery of humanitarian assistance. It is prepared by Insecurity Insight from information available in open sources. It complements resources that already exist, such as the Aid Worker Security Database, which provides statistics and analysis about attacks against aid workers. All decisions made, on the basis of, or with consideration to, such information remains the responsibility of respective organisations.

30 Apr 2016 description

I. Executive summary

EU Threats

Influenza - Multistate (Europe) - Monitoring 2015-2016 season

Influenza transmission in Europe shows a clear seasonal pattern, with peak activity during winter months. ECDC monitors influenza activity in Europe during the winter season and publishes its report weekly on the Flu News Europe website.

Update of the week

26 Apr 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Clashes in North Kivu affect at least 45,000 IDPs

  • UN extends MONUSCO’s mandate through March 2017

  • USAID/OFDA support improves relief actors’ operational security

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

22 Apr 2016 description

Un accord important entre l’Initiative pour la forêt de l’Afrique centrale et la République démocratique du Congo établit des pratiques optimales visant à prévenir la déforestation et à assurer le développement durable

16 Apr 2016 description

San José, Costa Rica | AFP | Friday 4/15/2016 - 21:30 GMT

Around 200 African migrants, most of them from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), were in limbo between Costa Rica and Panama on Friday, with both Central American nations refusing them entry.

Costa Rica detained them on Thursday when its northern neighbor Nicaragua turned them back at its border as they sought to cross on their way to try to get to the United States.

But Panama, through which they passed to enter Costa Rica, was refusing to accept them back.

08 Apr 2016 description

KAMPALA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed four recent contributions totalling nearly US$30 million, enabling more refugees in Uganda to receive food assistance than ever before.

New support from the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO), Japan and the United States of America, as well as the United Nations Emergency Response Fund (UN CERF) will allow WFP – working in close partnership with UNHCR – to continue assisting more than 400,000 refugees who depend on international support in Uganda.

01 Apr 2016 description

March 28, 2016 by Charu Lata Hogg

The Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008 (CSPA) should be fairly straightforward: the law bans the United States from providing military assistance or arms sales to governments that use children in combat. Simply put, if a country’s government uses child soldiers, it cannot receive military support from the United States.

Except several countries that use child soldiers do.

25 Mar 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Joint FAO–WFP assessment finds decreasing food security among households in CAR

  • Since 2014, armed actors have targeted humanitarian groups in 360 instances

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

  • In February, the UN recorded 10 security incidents involving humanitarian actors operating in the Central African Republic (CAR). Relief organizations suspended most operations in high-risk areas of Haute-Kotto, Ouaka, and Ouham prefectures in February due to insecurity.

24 Mar 2016 description

GOMA, REPUBLIQUE DEMOCRATIQUE DU CONGOL’Agence des Etats-Unis pour le Développement International (USAID) a octroyé un don de $42.75 millions de dollars américains au Programme Alimentaire Mondial (PAM) en République démocratique du Congo (RDC). Grâce à cette contribution, le PAM sera en mesure d’apporter une assistance alimentaire à plus de 1.500.000 personnes vulnérables parmi les populations affectées par les conflits armés dans l’est du pays.

11 Mar 2016 description

10 March 2016

Distinguished President, Excellencies,

Over the past ten days, many delegations have shared with me their alarm about the growing disarray in many countries. And among other issues, I have raised with many of them my concerns about arrests, harassment and spurious prosecutions of journalists, activists, political opponents and human rights defenders.

11 Mar 2016 description

The United States announces more than $31 million in additional life-saving humanitarian assistance for refugees from Burundi, Congolese refugees living in Burundi, and others in Burundi who are food insecure. This new funding brings the total U.S. humanitarian assistance for the regional response to the Burundi crisis to more than $86 million since the start of the crisis in 2015.