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01 Sep 2015 description

August 2015 – Trends

  • Deteriorated situations

Afghanistan, Burundi, Central African Republic, Colombia/Venezuela, Guatemala, Kashmir, Lebanon, Nepal, Yemen

  • Improved situations

Guinea, South Sudan, Sri Lanka

September 2015 – Watchlist

  • Conflict risk alerts

Colombia/Venezuela, Guatemala, Iraq, Nepal, Yemen

  • Conflict resolution opportunities

    South Sudan

01 Sep 2015 description

Snapshot 25 August–1 September 2015

Papua New Guinea: 1.8 million people have been affected by prolonged dry spell and frost in the Highlands region; 1.3 million are reported to be most at risk. Crops have been destroyed, and several chools and health facilities have been closed due to water shortages. The affected population is reported to be resorting to less reliable sources of drinking water.

01 Sep 2015 description

REGIONAL SITUATION ANALYSIS

In the month of July, new CAR refugees have been registered in Cameroon and the Republic of the Congo (RoC), amounting to a total of 468,511. At the same time, the situation of internal displacement has seen a decrease in the number of IDPs (368,8591).

01 Sep 2015 description

Summary

The Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) has a long way to go in preventing regional crises. Many challenges remain in making the infrastructure (especially the Central African Early Warning Mechanism and the Central African Multinational Force) operational and effective, and there is a gap between ambition and reality.

01 Sep 2015 description

Between January and June 2015, UNHAS operated flights in 17 countries, serving more than 300 scheduled destinations.

More than 3,400 mt of cargo airlifted — One third transported in response to the EVD outbreak

Highlights

To reach the most vulnerable in some of the world's most remote and challenging locations, airdrops for life-saving food deliveries are organized as a last resort. In May, the World Food Programme (WFP) carried out its first successful airdrop of vegetable oil in South Sudan.

31 Aug 2015 description

Situation update

WFP’s C.A.R. Regional Emergency Operation (EMOP) 200799 began on 1 January 2015 and spans across five affected countries. More than 870,000 beneficiaries were reached in July through the EMOP, representing 80 percent of planned figures. In August, WFP is targeting more than one million beneficiaries across the five countries.

30 Aug 2015 description

JUBA, South Sudan – 30 August (UNHCR) – Japan's Ambassador to South Sudan, Kiya Masahiko, wrapped up a one-day visit to Upper Nile's Maban County on Thursday to show solidarity with the refugees and appreciate the impact of Japan's aid contribution on refugees' living conditions. He was accompanied by UNHCR Country Representative, Ahmed Warsame, and a delegation of local authorities and partner organizations.

27 Aug 2015 description

Snapshot 11 August – 25 August 2015

Haiti: Insecurity has increased since legislative elections. Violence and intimidation were reported at many polling stations and a second round of voting is planned, following low voter turnout. Food security has deteriorated as a result of prolonged drought conditions since the beginning of 2015: poor households in Sud, Sud-Est, Nord-Est and Artibonite will remain in Crisis (IPC Phase 3) food security outcomes through December. Recent cholera rates are triple those of the comparable time period in 2014.

26 Aug 2015 description

M. Wolfgang Manig, Ambassadeur d’Allemagne en République démocratique du Congo (RDC) et Madame Silvia Caruso, Directrice Adjointe du Programme alimentaire mondial (PAM) se sont déplacés dans le Sud Ubangi, province voisine de la République centrafricaine, pour voir en quoi consistaient les programmes financés par le Gouvernement allemand et mis en œuvre par le PAM. Dès son retour à Kinshasa, capitale de la RDC, nous lui avons posé plusieurs questions pour avoir ses impressions sur cette mission.

21 Aug 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • On 14 August, the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon appointed Mr. Parfait Onanga-Anyanga of Gabon as the Acting Special Representative for the Central African Republic and Head of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA).
    His appointment follows the resignation of Lieutenant General Babacar Gaye on 12 August.

20 Aug 2015 description

Faits saillants

  • Environ 9 000 personnes affectées par les inondations dans la ville de Kisangani.

  • L’insécurité causée par des hommes armés, à l’origine de mouvements de population dans le Territoire de Djugu.

  • Plus de 50 % des incidents de protection signalés en juillet ont été commis dans le Territoire d’Irumu.

  • L’insécurité a empêché plus de 2 000 élèves de terminer l’année scolaire 2014-2015 dans la région de Bili.

Aperçu de la situation

20 Aug 2015 description

Press release | Published: 2015-08-19

'World Humanitarian Day is an important reminder that we are living in dramatic times. The world is experiencing large-scale humanitarian crises, and 60 million people have been forced to flee from their homes. Today, I am pleased to announce that Norway will provide a further NOK 50 million for Yemen and a number of forgotten crises,' Foreign Minister Børge Brende said.

19 Aug 2015 description

Brazzaville, Congo (CONGOSITE) – L’opération d'enregistrement biométrique des réfugiés et demandeurs d'asile en République du Congo a été lancée le 17 août dernier à Brazzaville.

Elle est organisée par la Représentation du Haut-Commissariat des Nations Unies pour les Réfugiés (UNHCR), en partenariat avec le gouvernement congolais et le Comité National d'Assistance aux Réfugiés (CNAR).

19 Aug 2015 description

1. Introduction et objectifs

Ce plan stratégique a été finalisé lors de l’atelier de planification stratégique du Cluster WASH qui s’est tenu à Kinshasa les 28 et 29 Janvier 2015, réunissant une trentaine de membres du Cluster WASH.

Les objectifs de cet atelier étaient:

  • De présenter le bilan des réalisations 2014 du Cluster WASH et d’analyser les forces et faiblesses des orientations stratégiques 2014 du Cluster WASH.

19 Aug 2015 description

(Dakar, 19 août 2015) – À l’occasion de la Journée mondiale de l’aide humanitaire, les partenaires humanitaires du Sénégal et de l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre joignent leur voix à tous ceux et celles qui appellent à un monde plus humain et rendent hommages aux héros humanitaires.

19 Aug 2015 description
  • The number of people targeted through coordinated humanitarian appeals rose from 76 million in 31 countries in December 2014 to 78.9 million people in 37 countries in June 2015. This figure now stands at over 82 million.*

  • US$6.6 billion have been received within the coordinated appeal framework.

  • The total humanitarian funding received inside and outside coordinated appeals stands at $11.5 billion. It is worth noting that $23.2 billion is the total amount received inside and outside the appeals last year in 2014.