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20 Jan 2017 description
report Mixed Migration Hub

ABOUT

  • MHub is undertaking field surveys with migrants, refugees and asylum seekers along key migratory routes to build up a body of data over time and to map country and regional level mixed migration trends.

  • This snapshot presents early survey findings of the profiles, intentions and experiences of those moving in mixed migration flows who have recently arrived in Italy in the last year.

17 Jan 2017 description

Avant-propos

“La Résolution 46/182 des Nations Unies reste aussi pertinente et fondamentale aujourd’hui qu’en décembre 1991 et les principes d’humanité, de neutralité, indépendance et d’impartialité qu’elle contient continuent de guider une assistance humanitaire stratégique, coordonnée et efficace aux personnes qui en ont besoin”

17 Jan 2017 description
report CARE

Aid organisation CARE International today issued a new report highlighting the top ten most underreported humanitarian crises of 2016.

The report, Suffering in Silence, features food crises in Eritrea, Madagascar, North Korea and Papua New Guinea; conflicts in Burundi, Lake Chad Basin, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic, Sudan and last year’s monsoon floods in Bangladesh.

17 Jan 2017 description

La République centrafricaine (RCA) traverse une crise profonde et complexe aux conséquences humanitaires considérables. L’insécurité permanente, l’instabilité politique, les contraintes logistiques et la baisse des financements freinent l’accès humanitaire, et explique les difficultés à répondre aux besoins des plus vulnérables. On estime la population dans le besoin à 2,2 millions de personnes sur une population totale de 4,6 millions dans le pays. Les zones à risque en termes de besoins humanitaires sont le Nord-Ouest, le Centre le Sud-Est ainsi que Bangui

16 Jan 2017 description

Sudan conveys its readiness for WHO verification for certification

11 January 2017 | Geneva

In 2016, a total of 25 human cases of dracunculiasis1 (guinea-worm disease) were reported to the World Health Organization (WHO); Mali reported zero cases for the first time.

12 Jan 2017 description

APERÇU DE LA CRISE

Facteurs sous-jacents

L'ampleur et la complexité de la crise actuelle sont sans précédent dans ce pays en République centrafricaine (RCA.

La crise politico-militaire que connait la Centrafrique a déchiré le tissu social et a fragilisé les services publics déjà structurellement affaiblis voire inexistants dans certaines zones du pays. Cette situation plonge la majeure partie du pays dans un état d’extrême vulnérabilité.

12 Jan 2017 description

The requirements presented in this funding snapshot refer to the 2016 Regional Refugee Response Plan covering the period January to December 2016

Funding level*

  • RRP requirements: $345,705,556
  • Funding received: $113,213,446
  • % funded: 33%

    * The funding level refers only to funding received against the Inter-Agency Appeal 2016

11 Jan 2017 description

OVERVIEW

In 2016, between January and November, 351,619 people crossed the Mediterranean Sea, risking their lives to reach Europe. These new arrivals are in addition to more than one million refugees and migrants who made the journey across the Mediterranean Sea on unseaworthy boats in 2015.

In 2016, the number of those arriving decreased substantially after March. Of those reaching European shores so far this year, 58% came from the ten countries currently producing the most refugees globally.

MAIN TRENDS

10 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Following violence in Bria (Haute Kotto prefecture) in November among two different Ex-Seleka factions, heavy fighting spread in the Ouaka prefecture for control of Bambari, displacing over 8,000 people.

  • As of the end of November, 434,000 people were reportedly internally displaced, a sharp increase (14,000 people) to the previous month due to the violence that broke out in north east (Bria) and central CAR (Bambari).

08 Jan 2017 description

La Suède, qui entame son mandat de deux ans en qualité de membre non permanent du Conseil de sécurité, assure dès le 1er janvier la présidence mensuelle de l’organe chargé du maintien de la paix et de la sécurité internationales, dont l’un des temps forts sera un débat public au niveau ministériel sur la prévention des conflits et l’instauration d’une paix durable, a annoncé, ce soir, l’Ambassadeur Olof Skoog.

07 Jan 2017 description

Building on a “trajectory of unity” that had begun with the Security Council’s recent adoption of two important Middle East resolutions, Olof Skoog (Sweden), Council President for January, said the 15-member body would focus on issues ranging from Colombia to the Lake Chad Basin, hold a ministerial-level open debate on the maintenance of international peace and security and work to make its overall methods more results-oriented.

04 Jan 2017 description

225.5 M required for 2016
48.1 M contributions received, representing 21% of requirements
177.3 M funding gap for the Central African Republic Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

04 Jan 2017 description
report IRIN

2 janvier 2017

Si 2016 nous a appris à nous attendre à l’inattendu, les collaborateurs d’IRIN sur le terrain nous ont donné une bonne idée de ce que la nouvelle année nous réserve. Nous ne pouvons pas garantir que tous les médias couvriront ces sujets, mais en voici dix auxquels nous serons attentifs :

En lire plus sur IRIN

03 Jan 2017 description
  • As of 30 December 2016, the inter-agency coordinated appeals and refugee response plans within the Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) require US$22.1 billion -- an increase of 10 per cent since it was first launched twelve months ago -- to meet the needs of 96.2 million humanitarian crisis-affected people in 40 countries. By the end of 2016, $12.6 billion were raised towards the coordinated appeals -- more than ever before. Despite immense donor generosity, it is only 57 percent of the requirements committed, leaving a short fall of $9.5 billion.

02 Jan 2017 description
report IRIN

While 2016 taught us to expect the unexpected, IRIN’s eyes and ears on the ground have given us an idea of what to look out for in the new year. We can’t promise everyone else will be covering these stories, but here are ten we’ll be watching:

Read the full article on IRIN

28 Dec 2016 description

Highlights

  • Critical funding shortfall continue to hamper WFP’s capacity to address the needs and provide life-saving assistance to people affected by the C.A.R. crisis. For the next six months, WFP requires USD 50.5 million to procure food and set up cash-based transfers in the five affected countries.

  • The low funding level is negatively impacting WFP assistance and could lead to loss of lives, malnutrition and school drop outs. WFP was forced to reduce the rations distributed in the past months, to face this funding shortfall.