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13 Jan 2017 description
report Salesian Missions

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Uvira, within South Kivu province if the Democratic Republic of Congo, are providing young children and older youth an opportunity to go to school. Many of these young students are former child soldiers, street children, children accused of witchcraft, abused women and single mothers who have had their rights violated and been denied a chance to gain an education – leaving them particularly vulnerable to violence and exploitation.

12 Jan 2017 description

APERÇU DE LA CRISE

Facteurs sous-jacents

L'ampleur et la complexité de la crise actuelle sont sans précédent dans ce pays en République centrafricaine (RCA.

La crise politico-militaire que connait la Centrafrique a déchiré le tissu social et a fragilisé les services publics déjà structurellement affaiblis voire inexistants dans certaines zones du pays. Cette situation plonge la majeure partie du pays dans un état d’extrême vulnérabilité.

12 Jan 2017 description

Faits saillants

  • Le conflit intercommunautaire occasionne de nouveaux mouvements de population dans le territoire de Manono

  • La Division provinciale de la santé est presqu’en rupture du stock d’alerte des médicaments de prise en charge contre le choléra

  • Campagne de vaccination en cours contre la rougeole en faveur de plus de 200 000 enfants de 6 mois à 14 ans dans les zones de santé de Nyunzu et Kabalo

Aperçu de la situation

12 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • The rate of refugee arrivals per day from both Burundi and DRC remained the same as last reporting period with influxes ranging between 250 and 776 per day. Lack of a fourth camp location continues to overstretch the three established camps.

  • Prevention and rapid response to cholera cases outside the camps has stemmed further spread.

  • Much needed school supplies have arrived and plans to hold national exams in the camps are underway.

SITUATION IN NUMBERS

11 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Children and women in West and Central Africa remain vulnerable to multiple threats, including insecurity, conflict, drought, flooding and epidemics. In the Central African Republic and the Lake Chad basin, widespread violence and armed conflict characterized by grave human rights violations have led to mass displacement both internally and across borders.

11 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

One of the strongest El Niño events ever recorded has affected more than 51 million people and placed more than 26.5 million children at risk of malnutrition, water shortages and disease in 10 countries in the region.In 2016, more than 1 million children were targeted for treatment for severe acute malnutrition (SAM), and water shortages, protection concerns and the deterioration of basic social services remain key concerns.

11 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

by YVES WILLEMOT

KEY FIGURES – Health, nutrition, education, birth registrations, humanitarian crisis, …. Everything you should know about the situation of children in DRC.

104 deaths per 1,000 live births

11 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

par YVES WILLEMOT

CHIFFRES CLÉS – Santé, scolarisation, nutrition, enregistrement des naissances, crise humanitaire… Découvrez l’essentiel de ce qu’il faut savoir pour comprendre la situation de l’enfant en RDC.

104 décès pour 1000 naissances vivantes

10 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Total affected population: 7.3 million

Total affected children: 4.4 million

Total people to be reached in 2017: 3 million

Total children to be reached in 2017: 1.8 million

10 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Following violence in Bria (Haute Kotto prefecture) in November among two different Ex-Seleka factions, heavy fighting spread in the Ouaka prefecture for control of Bambari, displacing over 8,000 people.

  • As of the end of November, 434,000 people were reportedly internally displaced, a sharp increase (14,000 people) to the previous month due to the violence that broke out in north east (Bria) and central CAR (Bambari).

09 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Total people in need: 2.4 million

Total children (<18) in need: 1.5 million

Total people to be reached in 2017: 1.5 million

Total children to be reached in 2017: 1 million

09 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Total people in need: 432,430

Total children (<18) in need: 244,560

Total people to be reached in 2017: 352,820

Total children to be reached in 2017: 225,450

30 Dec 2016 description

Lusenda, le 28 décembre 2016 - Au moment où certains s’apprêtent à passer les Fêtes de fin d’année en famille, d’autres, au contraire, vont les passer loin des leurs et même dans des camps de réfugiés : c’est pour leur témoigner la solidarité des Nations Unies en général, et celle du Haut-Commissariat des Nations Unies pour les Réfugiés (HCR) en particulier que sa Directrice régionale a effectué ce mercredi 28 décembre 2016 sa toute première visite de terrain à Lusenda et à l’Est de la République démocratique du Congo où elle est en fonction depuis le début de ce mois de …

30 Dec 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

The cycle of violence and unrest that Burundi has been experiencing since April 2015 has become protracted. An estimated 110,000 people are displaced and 325,000 have fled to neighbouring countries.1 Communities are experiencing the erosion of coping mechanisms, with chronically high levels of food and nutrition insecurity, as well as recurring flooding and displacement. The protection crisis is disproportionately affecting children, who make up approximately half of Burundi’s population.

28 Dec 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

par FLAVIEN MULUMBA

BEST OF 2016 – _Le travail des enfants fait référence à tout travail ou activité qui les prive de leur enfance. En effet, ce sont des activités qui portent préjudice à la santé physique et mentale des enfants et qui entravent leur bon développement_.

Protection des enfants

C’est un droit pour chaque enfant d’être protégé et c’est la Convention relative aux Droits de l’Enfant (CDE) qui le garantit.

27 Dec 2016 description

Highlights

64,755 South Sudanese refugees, most of them new arrivals.

103,717 Refugees from the Central African Republic.

34,973 Refugees from Burundi

543,309 Congolese refugees in African countries

5,501 Rwandan refugees repatriated from DRC in 2016

24 Dec 2016 description

KEY FIGURES
346,255 New Burundian refugees in asylum countries since April 2015 as of 30 November 2016

FUNDING
**USD 180.6 million"" requested for the overall situation through UNHCR's Supplementary Appeal (January-December 2016)

Gap
49%

Funded
51%