- OCHA RD Congo - Haut-Lomami, Haut-Katanga et Lualaba, Note d’informations humanitaires du 29 septembre 2016
- OCHA Fonds Humanitaire RDC - Rapport Trimestriel (avril à juin 2016)
- WHO/GOV: Rapport de situation Fièvre jaune en RD Congo, Sitrep du 25 Août 2016
Appeals & Funding
- Aperçu des besoins humanitaires 2016
- Plan de Réponse Humanitaire, Janvier - Décembre 2016
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2016
- UNHCR: Revised South Sudan Regional Refugee Response Plan (Jan-Dec 2016)
- WHO Humanitarian Response Plan 2016
- Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) in 2016 PDF XLS
Russia will have the presidency of the Council in October, when Council members will hold their first colour-coded straw poll for the position of the next Secretary-General, giving the first clear indication of which candidates could face a veto in a formal vote.
Russia has organised a debate on UN cooperation with regional and sub-regional organisations, in particular the Collective Security Treaty Organization, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the Commonwealth of Independent States.
There will be two high-level briefings during New Zealand’s September presidency: one on the Middle East, with a Syria focus, chaired by New Zealand Prime Minister John Key, and the other on counter-terrorism and aviation security, chaired by New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully.
Council members are expected to continue to hold straw polls to gauge the viability of candidates that have been nominated for the position of the next Secretary-General.
Faits saillants: Zoom sur l’alerte choléra au Congo Brazzaville (22/09/2011)
Between January 2015 and June 2016, open sources reported 356 severe events in which 816 aid workers were reported killed (308), kidnapped (204) or assaulted or injured (304) in 35 countries. The highest number of severe events was reported from South Sudan (55), whilst the highest number of affected staff was reported from Afghanistan (196 individuals), followed by Syria (122 individuals). You can find the geographic distribution of aid worker casualties on our world maps.
225.5 M required for 2016
36.5 M contributions received, representing 16% of requirements
188.9 M funding gap for the Central African Republic Situation
Mise à Jour
The Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) was responsible for 12 attacks in August 2016 in which they abducted 20 civilians. All 20 abductees escaped or were released within days of being abducted, in most cases after being used to porter looted goods. August was the second consecutive month of relatively low levels of LRA violence following spikes in activity in January, February, and June 2016.
LRA abductions concentrated in eastern CAR
Preparations for the Cost of Hunger study in DRC are underway. The official launch of the study is scheduled to take place on 14 September.
The Ituri province authorities have set up administrative measures to facilitate humanitarian activities, including removing barriers setup by the military.
- 2 million people food insecure in C.A.R. (40% of the population of the country)
- 450,000 refugees in neighbouring countries
- In C.A.R, the number of people in need of life-saving assistance increased from 1.7 million people in December 2015 to 2 million people in August 2016.
- WFP provided food assistance to 323,654 people in C.A.R, 166,815 in Cameroon, 45,282 people in DRC, 18,125 in RoC and 10,361 in Chad.
- Cholera cases are detected in C.A.R. region.
433 Cholera, 2015
433 Choléra, 2015
The UN Refugee Agency hails the decision of South Sudan to accede to the 1969 OAU Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa. The instruments of accession were deposited at the African Union in Addis Ababa on 19 May 2016 and the Convention has now entered into force in South Sudan.
In addition to becoming the 46th country to have ratified the 1969 AOU Convention, South Sudan adopted national legislation on refugees in 2012 and established a Commission for Refugee Affairs to coordinate the government response to asylum matters.
Kinshasa, le 23 septembre 2016 (caritasdev.cd) : Le Lancement de la distribution de l’aide humanitaire aux réfugiés centrafricains hors camps et aux familles d’accueil dans les Territoires de Libenge-Mobayi Mbongo et Bosobolo dans l’ex- Province de l’Equateur a eu lieu récemment. Il a commencé à proprement parler le mercredi 31 août 2016 pour les bénéficiaires de Libenge –Centre.
Office of the Spokesperson
September 22, 2016