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30 Jan 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), armed conflict and the corresponding displacement of people continue to dominate the humanitarian context in the eastern part of the country, including southeastern Katanga province, with over 2.7 million people still displaced.In Katanga alone, the number of newly displaced people increased by 22 per cent in the second half of 2014.2 Population movement in DRC is complex and dynamic: attacks on people and gross violations of human rights by numerous armed actors continue, with zones of violence and displacement constantly shifting with zones …

29 Jan 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

The worst outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in history continues to ravage communities in West Africa. UNICEF estimates that 9.8 million children and young people under the age of 20 live in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia; countries where disease transmission is widespread and intense. Of these, 2.9 million are under the age of 5. UNICEF estimates that up to 10,000 children have lost one or both parents or caregivers due to Ebola.

29 Jan 2015 description

In Numbers

242,000 refugees have arrived in Cameroon 93,000 refugees have arrived in Chad In DRC there are some 68,000 refugees from C.A.R. In RoC there are 22,000 refugees from C.A.R.

Highlight - Launch of the Regional EMOP 200799

29 Jan 2015 description
report Radio Okapi

Environ 30 000 réfugiés centrafricains fuyant les combats dans leur pays sont arrivés en Equateur depuis le mois de décembre 2014. Le bureau du Haut commissariat pour les réfugiés (HCR) en RDC tient ces chiffres de la Direction générale de migration (DGM). Le HCR indique travailler pour assurer la prise en charge de ces nouveaux réfugiés. D’autres vagues de réfugiés centrafricains ont été enregistrées l’année passée dans la même province. Ces personnes fuient l’instabilité dans leur pays.

28 Jan 2015 description

R2P Monitor:

» Provides background on populations at risk of mass atrocity crimes, with particular emphasis on key events and actors and their connection to the threat, or commission, of genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity.

» Offers analysis of the country’s past history in relation to mass atrocity crimes; the factors that have enabled their possible commission, or that prevent their resolution; and the receptivity of the situation to positive influences that would assist in preventing further crimes.

27 Jan 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

New study on child poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

Two thirds of children in sub-Saharan Africa experience multiple deprivations

New UNICEF study provides extensive new data and analysis of multidimensional child poverty

27 Jan 2015 description

Snapshot 21-27 January

Nigeria: Boko Haram attacks continue, with Borno state capital Maiduguri and nearby military bases targeted on 25 January. Security forces pushed BH back from Maiduguri, but further attacks are expected. BH also raided villages in Michika local government area, Adamawa state. There are reports that BH has forbidden the use of vehicles in areas under its control.

26 Jan 2015 description

2.7 million people are still in need based on 2015’s humanitarian Strategic Response Plan for the Central African Republic. The relative severity requirement by sub-prefecture shows that the humanitarian situation one year after the outbreak of the crisis is still important and continuing to be despite the progress of humanitarian actors deployment on the field and sectoral response already made over of 2014.

23 Jan 2015 description

Highlights

  • The humanitarian community in CAR strongly condemns the abduction of humanitarian workers.

  • Nearly 10,000 Central Africans have fled to the Democratic Republic of the Congo since 16 December.

  • Malnutrition persists among the nearly 500 members of the Fulani (aka “Pheul”) community displaced in Yaloké.

Situation Overview

23 Jan 2015 description

GENÈVE, 23 janvier (HCR) – L'agence des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés et ses partenaires ont lancé, vendredi, un appel de fonds pour un montant de 331 millions de dollars afin de venir en aide à près d'un demi-million de réfugiés centrafricains qui luttent pour survivre dans les pays voisins.

23 Jan 2015 description

The inter-agency Regional Refugee Response Plan (RRRP), led by UNHCR, was first launched in April 2014 to address the L3 emergency in CAR and the significant numbers of refugees who had fled to the neighbouring countries of Cameroon, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Republic of Congo, since 5 December 2013. Thanks to the coordinated efforts of all actors, the most critical phase of the emergency was stabilized by July 2014.

23 Jan 2015 description

GENEVA, January 23 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency and its partners on Friday appealed for US$331 million to help almost half-a-million Central African Republic refugees struggling to survive in neighbouring countries.

The Regional Refugee Response Plan, presented by UNHCR and 18 partners, is aimed at providing safety, food, clean water, shelter, health and other basic services to some 460,000 refugees in Cameroon, Chad, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the Republic of the Congo.

23 Jan 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

posted on JANUARY 21, 2015 by NICOLAS NTEMUANENGU

En décembre 2014 dans le Nord Ouest de l’Equateur, notre partenaire local l’ADSSE (Association pour le Développement Social et la Sauvegarde de l’Environnement) a aidé 4 700 familles à travers deux opérations financées par le gouvernement belge.

Des foires d’articles ménagers pour les réfugiés et leurs hôtes

23 Jan 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

posted on JANUARY 21, 2015 by NICOLAS NTEMUANENGU

In December 2014 in northwestern Equateur province, our local partner ADSSE (Association pour le Développement Sociale et la Sauvegarde de l’Environement), assisted 4,700 families with two operations funded by the government of Belgium.

Non-Food Item fairs for refugees and their hosts

22 Jan 2015 description

Plus de 300 facilitateurs sont déployés sur toute l’étendue du territoire centrafricain pour préparer le forum de réconciliation nationale de Bangui. Soixante-trois femmes dont huit ministres participent aux facilitations auprès des populations sur le terrain. Outre, les seize préfectures de la République centrafricaine, ces consultations seront également menées au Cameroun, au Congo-Brazzaville et en République démocratique du Congo (RDC) et au Tchad, des pays frontaliers de la RCA où se trouvent des réfugiés centrafricains qui ont fui les violences.