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01 Oct 2015 description

From the director

2014 was a devastating year with record numbers of people living in internal displacement induced by conflict, violence, disasters and natural hazards. Meeting the immense needs generated by these calamities remains one of the most challenging humanitarian tasks faced by the international community in modern times. To address these serious situations, IDMC in 2014 published 20 country overviews, 2 global reports, 8 thematic/technical reports, 32 blogs, 8 briefing/discussion papers, 22 submissions to human rights bodies.

31 Aug 2015 description

Bukavu, 27 August 2015 — Dr. Mamadou Pethe Diallo, the new Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in charge of humanitarian affairs made his first visit to South Kivu province.

Upon arriving at Kavumu airport on Thursday 27 August, the Deputy Special Representative made a courtesy call to provincial authorities in Bukavu, South-Kivu and visited Panzi hospital.

19 Aug 2015 description

Au moins cinq personnes ont été tuées, plus de 60 blessées et plus de 1 500 maisons détruites dans plusieurs localités, selon la mission d’évaluation conduite le 8 août par le service de Protection civile du Gouvernement et la Croix-Rouge nationale. Tel est le bilan d’un tremblement de terre de magnitude 5,8 qui a été enregistré au Sud-Kivu aux premières heures du matin du 7 août. Les régions les plus affectées sont Kalehe et Katana qui ont enregistré les morts, et plus de 50% de maisons détruites.

11 Aug 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Goma, République Démocratique du Congo, 28 juillet 2015

En 2002, une éruption du volcan Nyiragongo avait détruit 13% de la ville de Goma et du territoire de Nyiragongo, à l’Est de la RDC.

Goma se trouve non loin de la région volcanique des Virunga, localisée entre le lac Kivu et les volcans Nyiragongo et Nyamulagira qui, lui, entre en éruption presque chaque année.

11 Aug 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, 28th July 2015 – In 2002, an eruption of the Nyiragongo volcano destroyed 13% of the town of Goma and the Nyiragongo territory, to the East of the DRC.

Goma is not far from the Virunga volcanic region, located between Lake Kivu and the volcanoes Nyiragongo and Nyamulagira, the latter of which erupts nearly every year.

11 Aug 2015 description
Horn of Africa -version 3
Technical annex - version 3

AMOUNT: EUR 92 000 000


Second modification as of 10/07/2015

The regional spill-over of the conflict situation in Yemen has been affecting Djibouti and Somalia resulting in an influx of refugees and returnees into both countries. Both in Djibouti and Somalia, local capacities are stretched to the limits.

10 Aug 2015 description
report Caritas

Goma, le 10 août 2015 (caritasdev.cd) – Le professeur Dieudonné Wafula, responsable scientifique de l’Observatoire volcanique de Goma (OVG), dans l’est de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC), avertit que le séisme du 7 août dernier – ressenti dans trois pays – « aura indéniablement des conséquences sur les volcans de la région ».

10 Aug 2015 description


Post-Crisis Environmental Assessment

Post-Crisis Environmental Recovery

Environmental Cooperation for Peacebuilding

CHAPTER 4 Disaster Risk Reduction

27 Jul 2015 description


Persons with disabilities often experience discrimination and exclusion, despite the adoption of an increasingly rights-based approach to humanitarian assistance. The past three decades have witnessed a growing awareness of disability issues and the emergence and spread of disabled people’s organisations.

The growing awareness must be accompanied by practical measures to identify and reduce the barriers faced by persons with disabilities in an emergency situation.

23 Jul 2015 description


All children deserve safe, accessible and culturally appropriate school buildings — regardless of class, creed, gender or ability. When children live in hazard-prone places where high winds, earthquakes, floods and other hazards threaten them, they need schools and grounds that protect them.

Yet recent disasters around the world attest to the fragility of many schools.

16 Jul 2015 description

Marie Claire Mwanza, a health promotions officer

Marie Claire Therese Fwelo Mwanza, a health promotions officer with 27 years experience at WHO, helped end 5 of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) 7 Ebola outbreaks through effective community engagement. In 2014, Marie Claire played a role in bringing DRC’s latest Ebola outbreak to an end in 3 months. Then, she, and 60 colleagues she trained, went to Guinea to support the outbreak response there.

17 Jun 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Global response in 2014

UNICEF and partners responded to 294 humanitarian situations of varying scales in 98 countries in 2014. This includes large-scale Level 3 responses for the crises in the Central African Republic, Iraq, the Philippines, South Sudan, the Syrian Arab Republic and the Ebola outbreak in West Africa

Some of the major highlights from 2014 include:

• UNICEF Country Offices responded to 294 humanitarian situations of varying scales in 98 countries. This includes the response to six Level 3 emergencies;

17 Jun 2015 description

NAIROBI, 17 June 2015 - World leaders will gather in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, next month to focus on the issue of global development financing. The Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3) is another key milestone in the post-2015 development agenda aimed at reducing extreme poverty by 2030.

03 Jun 2015 description
Horn of Africa​ - version 2
Technical annex - version 2

AMOUNT: EUR 89 000 000


First modification as of 08/05/2015

The crisis in South Sudan has triggered the displacement of thousands of people in the neighbouring countries of Ethiopia (204 000), Kenya (45 800) and Uganda (147 300). In total, according to UNHCR, over 530 000 people have crossed into those three countries since 15 December 2013.

21 May 2015 description

Le projet d’« Appui au renforcement des capacités dans le domaine de réduction des Risques Naturels en RDC » a été lancé officiellement ce jeudi 21 mai 2015 par la Vice-Ministre de l’Intérieur et Sécurité Mme Martine Bukasa et le Directeur Pays du PNUD Priya Gajraj. Ce projet a pour objectif d’intégrer la gestion des risques et catastrophes naturelles dans la stratégie de développement humain durable. Il pourra également établir une cartographie des risques dans le Sud-Kivu et réactiver la plateforme nationale visant à mieux gérer ces risques et à protéger les populations civiles.

20 May 2015 description

UNEP Annual Report 2014 Highlights Many Environmental Successes

Global Cooperation Reversed Ozone Depletion, Renewables Reached New Heights and First UNEA Advanced Environmental Agenda

Nairobi, 19 May 2015 - The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today released its Annual Report 2014, showcasing global environmental successes such as the recovery of the ozone layer, significant advances in renewables investments and the first-ever United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA).

12 May 2015 description

The 2014 Annual report of the ICRC is an account of field activities conducted worldwide. Activities are part of the organization's mandate to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war, and to promote respect for international humanitarian law.

Facts and figures

26.2 million people had access to water and sanitation improved.
Read more on water and shelter.

9.12 million people were provided with basic aid such as food.
Read more on aid distribution.

11 May 2015 description
report Caritas

Bamako, le 08 mai 2015(caritasdev.cd) : La Caritas Congo Asbl, partenaire du Gouvernement dans la lutte contre la maladie virale à Ebola, a été invitée par la fondation Rockfeller par le canal de CORDS (Connecting Organisation of Régional Diseases Surveillance») pour participer à un module de Préparation du Programme Intégré (IPP) de lutte contre la MVE, rapporte caritasdev.cd L’atelier a eu lieu à Bamako du 24 au 25 Mars 2015 et a rassemblé les participants venus des pays de l’Afrique de l’Ouest, Est et Centrale (Cameroun, Côte d’Ivoire, Sénégal, Mali, Guinée, Burundi, RDC et Nigeria).