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30 Aug 2015 description

JUBA, South Sudan – 30 August (UNHCR) – Japan's Ambassador to South Sudan, Kiya Masahiko, wrapped up a one-day visit to Upper Nile's Maban County on Thursday to show solidarity with the refugees and appreciate the impact of Japan's aid contribution on refugees' living conditions. He was accompanied by UNHCR Country Representative, Ahmed Warsame, and a delegation of local authorities and partner organizations.

27 Aug 2015 description

Snapshot 11 August – 25 August 2015

Haiti: Insecurity has increased since legislative elections. Violence and intimidation were reported at many polling stations and a second round of voting is planned, following low voter turnout. Food security has deteriorated as a result of prolonged drought conditions since the beginning of 2015: poor households in Sud, Sud-Est, Nord-Est and Artibonite will remain in Crisis (IPC Phase 3) food security outcomes through December. Recent cholera rates are triple those of the comparable time period in 2014.

25 Aug 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • On 20 August, Pierre Nkurunziza was sworn in for a third term as Burundi’s president. During the ceremony, President Nkurunziza called on fellow Burundians who have fled the country to return home and to join in the “building of their nation”. President Nkurunziza also urged for an end to violence that has persisted since his announcement to run for a third term in April.

24 Aug 2015 description
report Caritas

Uvira, le 24 août 2015(caritasdev.cd) : Caritas Congo Asbl, par le biais de son Service de Promotion de Développement, vient d’effectuer une mission de lancement du programme d’amélioration de l’accès et de la qualité de l’éducation à Uvira, dans la province du Sud-Kivu.

La mission s’est déroulée du 12 au 19 juillet 2015.

21 Aug 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • On 14 August, the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon appointed Mr. Parfait Onanga-Anyanga of Gabon as the Acting Special Representative for the Central African Republic and Head of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA).
    His appointment follows the resignation of Lieutenant General Babacar Gaye on 12 August.

20 Aug 2015 description

Faits saillants

  • Environ 9 000 personnes affectées par les inondations dans la ville de Kisangani.

  • L’insécurité causée par des hommes armés, à l’origine de mouvements de population dans le Territoire de Djugu.

  • Plus de 50 % des incidents de protection signalés en juillet ont été commis dans le Territoire d’Irumu.

  • L’insécurité a empêché plus de 2 000 élèves de terminer l’année scolaire 2014-2015 dans la région de Bili.

Aperçu de la situation

18 Aug 2015 description

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | Tuesday 8/18/2015 - 19:55 GMT

Some $2 million in international funding will go to help victims of the conflict between rival Pygmy and Bantu fighters that has forced thousands from their homes in the southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the UN said Tuesday.

The money will allow the United Nations and NGOs to provide emergency shelters, food and essential household items to over 60,000 people affected by the crisis, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

18 Aug 2015 description

(Kinshasa, 18 août 2015) : Le Coordonnateur humanitaire en République Démocratique du Congo, Mamadou Diallo, vient d’allouer, à travers, le Fonds Commun, 2 million USD pour répondre aux besoins humanitaires pressants nés du conflit entre les communautés Luba et Twa du Katanga, entraînant d’importants déplacements de personnes, des destructions des moyens de subsistance et autres violations des droits de l’homme. Le Fonds Commun Humanitaire, établi en 2006 et géré depuis Kinshasa, est un mécanisme de financement humanitaire multi-donateurs.

18 Aug 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • On 16 August, the African Union (AU) warned that the crisis in Burundi risks “spiralling into a catastrophe” for the country and the wider region, this after the killing of another senior military official. Ms. Nkosazana Clarice Dlamini-Zuma, Chairperson of the AU Commission insisted again on “the imperative of dialogue and consensus to work for a peaceful and durable solution to the crisis and to preserve the important points in the 2000 Arusha Accords”.

18 Aug 2015 description

Snapshot 12 August –18 August 2015

Yemen: The humanitarian situation in Yemen continues to deteriorate. 1.4 million people have become displaced since conflict escalated in March – a 12% increase since early July. Fuel shortages and access issues continue to affect provision of health services. 23% of Yemen’s health facilities are either partially funtional or non-functional.

18 Aug 2015 description
report Caritas

Bukavu, le 18 août 2015 (caritasdev.cd) : faisant suite à son évaluation initiale du 8 au 9 août dernier, la Caritas-Développement Bukavu a organisé une évaluation multisectorielle du 11 au 12 août 2015 dans les Territoires de Kabare (Groupement de Katana, et de Bugorhe) et de Kalehe (Luzira, Tchoffi et Kasheke). Les évaluations ont été menées dans les secteurs ci-après : NFI/Abris, Santé, Education, Protection, logistique et gestion des catastrophes naturelles dont les résultats sont présentés dans les paragraphes qui suivent.

18 Aug 2015 description

Since March 2015, socio-political tensions have been rising in Burundi ahead of various election processes. The Presidential elections, postponed several times and finally held on 21 July, were considered a critical milestone for the long-term peace and stability of the country. Although this election took place without major incidents, continuing tension between the Government and the opposition has marred the political landscape and polarized the limited political space.

17 Aug 2015 description

by Sarah Anstett

"Human ingenuity knows few boundaries. We’re learning how to print human organs. Self-driving cars are hitting the roads. And recently we landed a spacecraft on the surface of a comet. And yet, for all of these accomplishments, we still live in a world where 1 in 5 people lack access to electric light.”

15 Aug 2015 description

Odette Asha (12.08.2015)

Lucie and her husband Veiko are both 15 years old. Lucie became pregnant and dropped out of school shortly after they were married.

13 Aug 2015 description
report Caritas

Séisme dans les Grands Lacs : rentrée scolaire comprise pour plus de 2.000 élèves au Sud-Kivu

12 Aug 2015 description

BACKGROUND

Kambioos is the newest of the five Dadaab camps. It was established in August 2011 and officially recognized by the Kenyan government in January 2013. The camp was originally planned for a population of 100,000 and can help reduce the population pressure in other camps. Relocation of people from the overcrowded outskirts of Hagadera has started and Kambioos has been receiving urban refugee from Nairobi.

12 Aug 2015 description

BACKGROUND

Hagadera was established in 1992 and is the largest and third oldest camp in the Dadaab operation. The camp has one of the biggest markets in the region and a dynamic economy.

12 Aug 2015 description

BACKGROUND

Established in 1991, Ifo is the oldest of the five refugee camps in Dadaab, currently accommodating refugees from ten countries. Due to the influx of new arrivals fleeing war and famine in Somalia in 2010/11, the neighbouring Ifo 2 camp was established in 2011 to decrease population pressure in Ifo.

12 Aug 2015 description

BACKGROUND

Ifo 2 is one of the newest refugee camps in Dadaab. It was opened in July 2011, to decongest Ifo and Dagahaley camps. Ifo 2 is divided into two sub-camps, Ifo 2 East and Ifo 2 West, and demarcated into 18 sections comprising of four to nine blocks each.

12 Aug 2015 description

BACKGROUND

Dagahaley camp was established in March 1992. For 14 years, the camp had a population of about 30,000. Between 2006 and 2011 new arrivals settled spontaneously in the outskirts of the camp. In 2011, most of the population in the Dagahaley outskirts moved to the new Ifo 2 camp. Currently, an estimated 1,000 households are living in the outskirts and are provided with WASH services.