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29 Jul 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Key figures

58 Children detained on charges of “involvement in armed groups” following fighting in Kayanza province (UNICEF, 28 July)

14 Children sentenced to 2 years’ imprisonment on charges of “involvement in armed groups” (UNICEF, 28 July)

Over 177,000 Seeking asylum in neighbouring countries (UNHCR, 28 July)

1 New cholera case in Burundi since last reporting period, bringing the total to 181 confirmed cases (Ministry of Health, 28 July)

29 Jul 2015 description

Le Programme alimentaire mondial (PAM) distribue 1.500 tonnes de nourriture chaque mois aux personnes les plus vulnérables en République démocratique du Congo.

Comment le PAM lutte-t-il contre la faim dans le Nord-Kivu ?

Les opérations en cours en République démocratique du Congo (RDC) visent à fournir une assistance alimentaire aux personnes les plus vulnérables dans la plupart des provinces touchées par le conflit, comme au Nord-Kivu.

29 Jul 2015 description

Faits saillants

  • Plus de 45 130 personnes se sont déplacées dans la province du Katanga entre avril et juin 2015.
  • 10 000 incidents de protection enregistrés au premier semestre 2015 dans la province.
28 Jul 2015 description

Snapshot 22–28 July 2015

Somalia: More than 10,000 people have been displaced in Lower Shabelle and Bay regions since AMISOM and Somali armed forces began their offensive. Al Shabaab has lost control of Bardhere in Gedo and Dinsoor in Bay. In accessible areas of Hudur town, Bakool, 33% GAM and 19% SAM were observed in a MUAC assessment in July – a significant deterioration since June. Very critical malnutrition rates persist in Bulo Burde, Hiraan.

28 Jul 2015 description

Faits saillants

  • L’épidémie de rougeole connait un recul à Malemba Nkulu

  • Plus de 17 000 personnes retournées sont sans abris dans le Territoire de Nyunzu

28 Jul 2015 description

Faits saillants

  • La protection de la population menacée par des tensions intercommunautaires dans la zone de Katwe

  • L’aide humanitaire s’organise pour près de 6400 ménages déplacés dans l’ouest du Territoire de Rutshuru

  • 5 000 ménages bénéficient de foires aux articles ménagers essentiels à Luofu, Kataro et Miriki

27 Jul 2015 description

Highlights

  • 15,590 Identified unaccompanied minors
  • 12 Households provided with cash grants in year 2014
  • 188,120 NFIs distributed since January
  • 531 Shelters distributed since January
27 Jul 2015 description

Highlights

The situation in Burundi remains volatile after Presidential elections were held on 21 July. The mission of the East African Community’s (EAC) lead mediator, President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda and that of his Defense Minister, Crispus Kiyonga, did not yield concrete results before elections. There remain continued reports of heavy military presence in Bujumbura as well as tight security outside of the capital as the country awaits election results.

23 Jul 2015 description

23 July 2015

The World Food Programme (WFP) sends 1,500 tons of food each month to the most vulnerable people in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

How is WFP fighting hunger in North Kivu?

Current operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are designed to provide food assistance to the most vulnerable people in the country’s most conflict-affected provinces, like North Kivu.

23 Jul 2015 description

Preface

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.

22 Jul 2015 description
report Caritas

Kinshasa, le 22 juillet 2015 (caritasdev.cd) : Elaborer un plan de travail autour du projet « I-READ », entendez « Je lis », ainsi que des résultats attendus pour le secteur de l’éducation primaire est le principal point analysé lors de la session de travail inaugurale tenue le mercredi 15 au vendredi 17 juillet 2015 dans la Salle de Conférence du Cercle Elais à Kinshasa/Gombe.

22 Jul 2015 description
report Caritas

Kisangani, le 20 juillet 2015 (caritasdev.cd): Le Bureau Diocésain Solidarité et Partage (BDSP) Kisangani, dans l’Est de la République Démocratique du Congo (RDC), a réalisé des progrès notables dans les domaines de la consolidation de la paix et de la paie des enseignants dans la nouvelle Province de la Tshopo, anciennement dénommée Province Orientale. Ces domaines ont été exploités dans le cadre de deux projets, suivant l’information transmise à ce sujet à caritasdev.cd le 15 juillet 2015 dans la troisième ville congolaise par le Directeur de ce Bureau, rapporte caritasdev.cd

21 Jul 2015 description

Kasulu, Tanzania 21 Jul 2015 - The International Rescue committee is braced to help thousands of Burundian refugees expected to cross the border into Tanzania in coming days as they flee violence linked to today’s contested presidential election. Since Friday more than 1,150 Burundians have arrived at the main refugee camp in northern Tanzania.

21 Jul 2015 description

Odette Asha (21.07.2015)

Deborah is delighted. « The aid arrived at exactly the right moment. I bought what was really needed for the well-being of my family: a mattress, clothes, soap, two jerrycans, plates, pots and pans, and food … » she recounted. She is one of the 595 people from Mangina, North Kivu, who received NRC emergency cash and voucher assistance in March.

21 Jul 2015 description

Snapshot 15–21 July 2015

Iraq: More than 74,440 people have been displaced from Saqlawiyah in Falluja district since 8 July, and tens of thousands reportedly remain trapped in Falluja and Ramadi districts. There are now more than 3.1 million IDPs across 3,613 locations in Iraq; 300,000 people have been displaced from and within Anbar since military operations began in April.

21 Jul 2015 description
report Save the Children

Media Contact Phil Carroll 267.992.6356 (M)

Kasulu, Tanzania (July 21, 2015) — Acute child malnutrition cases in Nyarugusu refugee camp on the border of Tanzania and Burundi are reaching critical levels, with the settlement’s specialist therapeutic unit for severely malnourished children now flooded with new cases.

In one day alone, more than 30 malnourished Burundian children were admitted and showing secondary complications including malaria, pneumonia, worms, anemia and diarrhea. At least four known deaths of malnourished infants have been recorded so far.

16 Jul 2015 description

Local Solutions to Global Problem

16 Jul 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • A majority refugees fleeing Burundi to neighboring countries are women and children in urgent need of protection and humanitarian assistance.

  • Child Protection concern continue to increase, a total of 8 children have died directly as a result of the ongoing violence that erupted in April.

15 Jul 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

3832 Out Patient Department attendance in the clinics in the three refugee camps

4809 Refugee primary school students receive stationary

720 Refugee youth enrolled in vocational skill learning in the three refugee camps

1 New asylum seeker registered