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16 Aug 2017 description

Almost a million people have been forced to flee inside the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in the first six months of the year. This is the highest number globally of people internally displaced by conflict, according to the mid-year report released today by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre.

14 Aug 2017 description

Ce rapport a été produit par OCHA RD Congo en collaboration avec les partenaires au Kasaï, Kasaï Central et Kasaï Oriental. Il couvre la période du 29 juillet (date suivant la parution du Sitrep n°10) au 11 août 2017. La région du Kasaï fait ici référence aux provinces du Kasaï, Kasaï Central, Kasaï Oriental, de la Lomami et du Sankuru.

Faits saillants

  • La Coopération Suisse a annoncé un financement de 1,3 millions de dollars américains pour l’assistance humanitaire dans la région du Kasaï.

12 Aug 2017 description

Mauritania hosts over 2,000 urban refugees and asylum seekers and almost 52,000 Malian refugees in Mbera, a camp established in 2012, in the arid south-east region close to the Malian border.

Despite the conclusion of a peace agreement in 2015, largescale returns of Malian refugees are not expected due to persistent violence in northern Mali. Last month alone, 168 new arrivals were registered in Mbera camp.

The protracted displacement situation in Mbera exercises a considerable pressure on already limited local resources in the Bassikounou region.

11 Aug 2017 description

Faits saillants

  • Risque d’expansion du conflit communautaire entre les communautés Bazela et Twa

  • Plus de 10 000 déplacés venus du Tanganyika, entre mai et juillet 2017, se trouvent dans le Territoire de Pweto

  • L’ONG Action contre la Faim (ACF) se retire de la zone de santé de Kinda, malgré la situation nutritionnelle préoccupante.

Aperçu de la situation

11 Aug 2017 description

Faits saillants

• Seulement une victime de viol sur quatre reçoit un kit PEP dans le Territoire de Fizi

• Mise en place d’un Comité Provincial de Crise pour la Gestion Harmonieuse de l’Epidémie de Choléra au Sud-Kivu suite à la progression de la maladie

Aperçu de la situation

Territoire de Fizi

11 Aug 2017 description
  • 19,046 Refugees and IDPs received nonfood items assistance from UNHCR across South Sudan in July 2017

  • 927 Refugees, partners, government officials and host community members received capacity building trainings in July 2017.

  • 308 Transitional shelters and class rooms completed in July 2017.

Main Activities – Refugee Programme

Protection

11 Aug 2017 description

Highlights

  • Asylum seekers from Central African Republic continued to arrive in Bas-Uele and Nord Ubangi provinces. This new influx started mid-May and was triggered by violence, tensions and fear about imminent attacks in border areas, namely in the city of Bangassou, Bema and Mobayi.

10 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • The latest biometric data indicate that 32,486 refugees from DRC have been registered in Lunda Norte. The majority of this refugee population has found some shelter in the host community, with 8,770 people remaining at the reception centres.

  • At the existing reception centers, UNICEF and partners constructed 110 latrines and 92 shower units to improve sanitation and hygiene conditions benefitting approximately 5,700 people, and have reached 18,293 refugees with hygiene promotion messages.

10 Aug 2017 description

As of 15th July 2017, 81,298 South Sudanese refugees were registered or pre-registered in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

During the first half of July 2017, 523 South Sudanese refugees were biometrically registered in the DRC. The number of new arrivals remained similar compared to the second half of June (561).

The Congolese Government allowed the use of the former refugee site “Kaka” in the Dungu territory (Haut-Uélé province) for the relocation of refugees from the border areas.

Operational Context

10 Aug 2017 description

As of 30th July 2017, 82,322 South Sudanese refugees were registered or pre-registered in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

Fighting in South Sudan in proximity to the border with the Haut-Uélé and Ituri provinces was ongoing and continued to cause a flow of refugees arriving in the DRC.

During the reporting week, 424 South Sudanese refugees were registered at the Meri site (Haut-Uélé province) and Biringi site (Ituri province), compared to 575 of the previous week.

KEY INDICATORS

08 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Results of SMART surveys conducted, in seven livelihood zones, in May 2017 show a slight improvement in nutrition in Malawi, with Global Acute Malnutrition (GAM) prevalence declining from 2.5 per cent in May 2016 to 2.2 per cent in May 2017. Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) also declined from 0.5 to 0.3 per cent in the same period.

07 Aug 2017 description
report Theirworld

Peter Atum tells of the many challenges he faces in educating displaced children from different countries and with limited resources.

Dadaab is a complex of refugee camps in eastern Kenya which hosts almost 250,000 people. Like any city, it has schools, hospitals and transport systems. Most of the refugees living there are from nearby Somalia - but there are also people from other countries including Ethiopia, South Sudan and Rwanda.

04 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Since violence started in early May, 60,000 people have fled from lower CAR over the border into DRC. As a result, a total of 102,802 CAR refugees are currently registered in DRC.

  • The number of IDPs in CAR increased by 14 per cent to 503,600 in one month due to clashes and attacks by armed groups in the Eastern part of the country.

04 Aug 2017 description

8 August has been confirmed as the starting date of the relocation exercise to transfer refugees from Mussungue reception centre to the Lóvua site.

The rate of new refugee arrivals to Angola remains low with an average of 1 to 5 per day.

Malaria infection rates decreased in Cacanda reception centre with morbidity of 28 per cent (decrease from 47 per cent in the past week).

KEY FIGURES

04 Aug 2017 description

Highlights

  • 716,732 South Sudanese new arrivals since 8 July 2016
  • 272,206 South Sudanese refugees settled in Bidibidi
  • 174,469 South Sudanese refugees settled in Palorinya
  • 123,019 South Sudanese refugees settled in Imvepi

Population of concern

A total of 1,326,750 refugees and asylum-seekers, including 164,282 awaiting biometric registration) by end of July 2017.

Funding

04 Aug 2017 description
report Irish Aid

Severe humanitarian crises are affecting a number of countries across East Africa – in large parts of Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan and Kenya millions of people are living in dire circumstances. These crises are driven by drought and conflict, often resulting in large-scale displacement of people from their homes. Ireland is responding to the crises through our humanitarian assistance programme, managed by Irish Aid.

03 Aug 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Ongoing conflict in CAR displaces 534,000 people

• Nearly 60,000 people flee to DRC

• Aid agencies temporarily suspend operations in parts of CAR

• UN warns of disrupted services and violence against children

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

03 Aug 2017 description

Highlights

  • The ongoing socio-political crisis, displacements, disruption of livelihood activities, deterioration of the economy, high food prices, and climatic shocks than the 5-year average remain the key drivers of food insecurity in Burundi.

Operational Updates