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30 Mar 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

166,880 The camp population as at 15th March 2017. The figure is inclusive of Kalobeyei population.

4,429 Total number of South Sudanese new arrivals registered in 2017.

5,951 The total number of new arrivals registered in 2017.

26,002 The population currently hosted at Kalobeyei Settlement.

2,405 The total number of registered UAMs of which 1,175 are from South Sudan.

FUNDING

USD 65M Requested for Kakuma operation.

PRIORITIES

30 Mar 2017 description
report UN Security Council

SC/12768-PKO/629
29 MARCH 2017

SECURITY COUNCIL

The following statement was issued today by Amr Abdellatif Aboulatta (Egypt), Chair of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1533 (2004) concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo:

29 Mar 2017 description

Kinshasa, March 29, 2017 – As announced by the Secretary General of the United Nations yesterday, the United Nations Mission in the DRC (MONUSCO) has confirmed that the bodies located and recovered by MONUSCO peacekeepers on 27 March are those of the two members of the Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Michael Sharp (United States) and Zaida Catalan (Sweden), missing since 12 March.

29 Mar 2017 description

In response to the killing of two UN experts in Kasai Province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Muthoni Wanyeki, Amnesty International’s Regional Director for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes, said:

“These deaths should not be in vain, but serve as a reminder of the urgent need to end the violence in Kasai Province that has so far claimed more than 400 lives, and which the two UN officials lost their lives trying to shed a light on.

29 Mar 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch

4 Congolais sont toujours portés disparus

Mise à jour 28.03.17 : La MONUSCO, la mission de maintien de la paix des Nations Unies en République démocratique du Congo, a confirmé le 28 mars 2017 que les corps de la Suédoise Zaida Catalán et de l’Américain Michael Sharp ont été retrouvés par des Casques bleus de l’ONU près de Bunkonde dans la province du Kasaï-Central le 27 mars.

29 Mar 2017 description
report UN News Service

28 mars 2017 – Le Secrétaire général des Nations Unies, António Guterres, a confirmé mardi soir la mort des deux membres du Groupe d'experts sur la République démocratique du Congo (RDC) qui avaient été déclarés disparus et assuré que l'ONU fera tout son possible pour que justice soit rendue.

28 Mar 2017 description

Amnesty International a déclaré aujourd’hui que le renouvellement du mandat de la Mission de l’Organisation des Nations unies pour la stabilisation en République démocratique du Congo (MONUSCO) est une occasion pour les Nations unies de réaffirmer ses engagements et d’intensifier ses efforts pour éviter que la situation en matière de droits humains ne se dégrade davantage et pour protéger les populations civiles en RDC et dans la région des Grands Lacs.

Le Conseil de sécurité des Nations unies doit se prononcer le 29 mars sur le renouvellement du mandat de la MONUSCO.

28 Mar 2017 description

Addis Ababa, New York, Brussels and Paris, 27 March 2017: The African Union (AU), the United Nations (UN), the European Union (EU) and the International Organisation of La Francophonie continue to follow developments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) closely. They express deep concern over the grave situation in the Kasaï provinces, as illustrated by reports that, between 23 and 24 March, about 40 members of the Congolese National Police were killed, during an ambush by the Kamuina Nsapu militia on the road between Tshikapa and Kananga.

28 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

  • WFP assisted 10,000 refugees in Nyarugusu refugee camp through its Cash Based Transfer Pilot. The cash programme adds TShs 200 million (USD 89,000) each month into the local economy potentially creating more opportunities for the host community.

Operational Updates

28 Mar 2017 description

Demonstrators burn tyres, shops close in Kinshasa

  • Presidential election due this year

  • Bishops step aside after implementation of polls stalls

  • Demonstrators burn tyres, shops close in Kinshasa (Adds detail on Kinshasa unrest, background)

KINSHASA, March 28 (Reuters) - Isolated unrest broke out in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital on Tuesday after Catholic bishops withdrew from their role as mediators between the government and opposition in talks aimed at paving the way for delayed elections this year.

28 Mar 2017 description

The mandate renewal of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) is an opportunity for the UN to reaffirm its commitments and step up its efforts to prevent further deterioration of the human rights situation and protect civilians in the DRC and the entire Great Lakes region, Amnesty International said today.

The UN Security Council is set to vote on a resolution for the renewal of MONUSCO’s mandate on 29 March.

28 Mar 2017 description
report UN Radio

La Chambre de première instance II de la Cour pénale internationale (CPI) a rendu vendredi, à La Haye, aux Pays-Bas, son ordonnance de réparation, par laquelle elle a ordonné des réparations individuelles et collectives, en faveur des victimes des crimes commis par Germain Katanga le 24 février 2003 lors d’une attaque lancée contre le village de Bogoro dans le district de l’Ituri en République démocratique du Congo (RDC).

27 Mar 2017 description

1 PREAMBULE

Le Manuel Opérationnel pour le Fonds Humanitaire en République démocratique du Congo (RDC) a pour objectifs de :

· Décrire les modalités de gouvernance,
· Définir les modalités et priorités d'allocation
· Préciser les mécanismes de redevabilité du fonds
· Détailler les rôles et les responsabilités des différents acteurs et parties prenantes au Fonds Humanitaire RDC.

En outre, il doit permettre de :

27 Mar 2017 description
report People in Need

Introduction

This needs assessment was conducted by People in Need (PIN) and Rebuild Hope for Africa (RHA) in October 2016, in order to identify needs on the Punia-Kasese axe – which is typically considered “inaccessible” due to the extremely poor condition of the road. The assessment was also prepared to clarify feasible intervention modalities, in order to inform project design. This initial findings document precedes the full assessment report, and its purpose is to share key data with OCHA and partners rapidly in order to support humanitarian planning.