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02 Dec 2016 description
  • As of 30 November 2016, UN-coordinated appeals and refugee response plans within the Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) require US$22.1 billion to meet the needs of 96.2 million humanitarian crisis-affected people in 40 countries. Together the appeals are funded at $11.4 billion, leaving a shortfall of $10.7 billion.

02 Dec 2016 description

This month’s update highlights children and armed conflict concerns and provides recommendations for the protection of children in the situations of Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Mali, as well as targeted recommendations for the forthcoming Open Debate on Human Trafficking in Conflict. The update also provides information regarding the status of the Working Group’s consideration of the Secretary-General’s report on the Central African Republic.

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

01 Dec 2016 description

Global Overview NOVEMBER 2016

01 Dec 2016 description

News in Brief

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, political tensions persist. The term of current President Joseph Kabila will come to an end on December 19. With the elections being postponed, Kabila will stay in power beyond his term. The fear grows on the national and international level that this would lead to a worsening security situation in the country due to violent protests and repression.

In North Kivu, about 35 people died on Sunday, November 27, when Mai Mai rebels attacked Luhanga village in Lubero territory.

01 Dec 2016 description
  • 225.5 Mrequired for 2016
  • 40.3 M contributions received, representing 18% of requirements
  • 185.1 M funding gap for the Central African Republic Situation
01 Dec 2016 description

Introduction

The Crisis Overview 2016: Humanitarian Trends and Risks for 2017, outlines the countries where needs are greatest, and growing, as we approach the end of 2016.

30 Nov 2016 description

Highlights

 In October, WFP has almost doubled the number of people supported with food and cash-based assistance, across C.A.R., Cameroon, Chad, DRC and RoC, compared to September.

 In October, further insecurity triggered new displacements and continues to affect humanitarian organizations, hampering their access to parts of C.A.R.

30 Nov 2016 description

Batouri, 29 November 2016 - "I still do not know why the war is going on in our country, the Central African Republic," says Haman, a refugee from CAR living in the Ketté area, Eastern Cameroon. Haman lives in the little town of Boubara with his wife and five sons.

Haman is originally from the area of Berberati, close to the border with Cameroon. He had a quiet life and worked as a diamond miner in Carnot. He also took care of cattle including cows, goats and sheep as most of his countrymen did.

26 Nov 2016 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Overall favourable prospects for 2016 season crops

  • Inflation rates forecast to slightly increase in 2016

  • Food prices at high levels in eastern and southern parts of the country

  • Serious humanitarian situation in eastern and southern provinces due to persisting civil conflict

Overall favourable prospects for 2016 season crops

25 Nov 2016 description

Highlights

  • The regional C.A.R. Emergency Operation will be extended by 12 months, until December 2017. A budget revision is being finalized.

  • Due to increasing needs, including the continued influx of South Sudanese refugees and persistent population movements, WFP’s resources are strained. This could seriously hamper WFP’s ability to deliver assistance from January 2017 onwards. The six month shortfall of the PRRO is over USD 45 million.

25 Nov 2016 description
report Tearfund

· Research across four conflict-affected countries shows stigma is preventing survivors of sexual violence from accessing medical care and legal support.

· Aid agency Tearfund calls for greater investment in addressing the root causes of violence and stigma and building support networks for survivors of sexual violence.

Unless more is done to change attitudes and break taboos around sexual violence, survivors will continue to suffer alone without access to essential medical and support services, aid agency Tearfund said today.

24 Nov 2016 description

News in Brief

On Thursday, November 17, Samy Badibanga was appointed as the new Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The opposition platform “Rassemblement” called for nationwide demonstrations on Saturday, asking President Joseph Kabila to respect the end of his term. The police locked down opposition figure Etienne Tshisekedi’s residence and the opposition’s gathering location. Although not many responded to the call for protest, 24 people were arrested in Kinshasa, Lubumbashi, and Bunia.

22 Nov 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

362,478*
South Sudanese arrivals since 8 July 2016, based on field reports (as of 31 Oct)

1,259,036*
Total South Sudanese refugees as of 31 Oct (both pre and post Dec 2013 caseload and new arrivals)

260,453
Refugees in South Sudan

1.73 M
Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in South Sudan, including 202,019 people in UNMISS Protection of Civilians site

22 Nov 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

INSIDE SOUTH SUDAN

260,453 Refugees in South Sudan

1,8 M IDPs in South Sudan, including 204,370 people in UNMISS Protection of Civilians site

US $276 million Funding requested for comprehensive needs in 2016

US $132 million Funding requested for priority needs in 2016

OUTSIDE SOUTH SUDAN