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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

Bukavu, 19 August 2015 — MONUSCO/South-Kivu HIV/AIDs section proceeds with sensitization sessions on HIV/AIDs pandemic. On Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20 August, this section met the ex-combatants of the Democratic Forces of the Liberation of Rwanda at the Walungu transit center.

With DDRRR’s facilitation and cooperation, HIV/AIDs session was held in Walungu for the second group of FDLR ex-combatants, awaiting their relocation, after voluntary surrender.

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.

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

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.

11 Aug 2015 description

Snapshot 5-11 August 2015

Burkina Faso: Heavy floods in Ouagadougou, Kadiogo province, and Bobo-Dioulasso, Houet province, in early August affected around 19,780 people. Significant damage to houses and food stocks were reported. Additional flooding in the north could bring the total number of affected to 122,000. More than 1.5 million people are facing Stressed or Crisis food security outcomes in Burkina Faso, especially in the Sahel region in the north.

11 Aug 2015 description
report Caritas

Nioki, le 07 août 2015 (caritasdev.cd) : une équipe de Caritas Congo Asbl vient d’effectuer une mission d’implantation du projet Fonds Mondial Paludisme et VIH dans 14 Zones de Santé (ZS) de l’actuelle Province de Maïndombe, issue du démembrement du Bandundu . Elle s’est déroulée du 20 au 30 juillet 2015 à Nioki, ville située dans le Territoire de Kutu.

Cette intervention bénéficie du nouveau modèle de financement du Fonds Mondial, à travers le Récipiendaire Principal SANRU, dont Caritas Congo Asbl a été retenue comme Sous-Récipiendaires pour les 14 ZS, rapporte caritasdev.cd.

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.

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.

17 Jul 2015 description

In the month of June, new refugees have been registered in the neighbouring countries DRC and the Republic of the Congo (RoC), amounting to a total of 465,208.

The situation of internal displacement has seen a 6% decrease in the number of IDPs (399,268). However the humanitarian situation remains almost unchanged and the Central African population is still facing significant challenges as political transition continues.

16 Jul 2015 description
report Caritas

Bukavu, le 16 juillet 2014(caritasdev.cd) : une équipe de coordination de Caritas Congo Asbl, du programme de lutte contre la tuberculose vient d’effectuer une mission d’orientation des sous-bénéficiaires sur le nouveau modèle de financement de la note conceptuelle unique VIH-Tuberculose(TB). Elle s’est déroulée du 19 au 27 juin 2015 auprès des Bureaux DiocésainsŒuvres Médicales(BDOM) Bukavu, Bunia et Goma, rapporte caritasdev.cd

14 Jul 2015 description

Snapshot 8–14 July 2015

Yemen: More than 1,500 civilians have been killed since conflict began to escalate in March, and airstrikes and fighting continue despite the agreement to a six-day humanitarian pause over 11–17 July. There are now 1.26 million IDPs in the country – a 24% increase since mid-June. Only 20% of the fuel needed is available in the country, which is impacting upon all basic needs.

09 Jul 2015 description
report Caritas

Kinshasa, le 08 juillet 2015 (caritasdev.cd) : présenter les défis à atteindre consécutifs aux faiblesses constatées lors de la phase passée du projet SSF (round 7 et 8 consolidés VIH) et (round 8 et 10 consolidés pour le paludisme) est l’une des conclusion retenues lors de l’atelier d’orientation des contrôleurs, sous- bénéficiaires et responsables de centrale d’achat et de distribution des médicaments (CDR) dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre des activités du grant Nouveau mode de financement malaria(NMF) et extension VIH du projet Sanru/ Fond Mondial.

09 Jul 2015 description
report Caritas

Goma, le 08 juillet 2015 (caritasdev.cd) – Pour permettre aux “assistés” de réduire leur dépendance envers les humanitaires, Caritas Goma propose de les doter de leur propre levier économique et de participer à la mise en valeur de leurs potentialités.

Amener une personne vivant avec le VIH/SIDA (PVV) à dire : “Si je meurs, ça sera une mort normale” était le principal combat que Caritas Goma menait pour rassurer les PVV pris en charge sur le plan médical. Cela était suivi par la prise en charge socio-économique qui mettait les bénéficiaires dans une situation de dépendance.

07 Jul 2015 description

Snapshot 1–7 July 2015

Syria: Civilian deaths made up 81% of the total death toll in June, which was 2,137, bringing the total number of people killed so far in 2015 to 11,000. 705,000 people have been displaced in the first five months of this year: 439,000 were internally displaced, and the vast majority of the rest fled to Turkey.

02 Jul 2015 description
report UNAIDS

To support the capacity of countries to integrate human rights in their Fast-Track approaches to HIV programming, UNAIDS and the Alliance Nationale Contre le Sida (ANCS) Senegal held a three-day capacity building workshop in Dakar, Senegal from 22 to 24 June 2015.

The workshop highlighted the continued political, legal, cultural, social, and programmatic challenges that hinder efforts to address the HIV epidemic. Participants pointed out that existing programmes to address these challenges in Western and Central African countries remain largely insufficient and inadequate.

30 Jun 2015 description

Snapshot 24–30 June 2015

Burundi: Turnout at the parliamentary elections was low. Voting stations were targeted and there was a spate of grenade attacks in the capital: several people were injured. Around 1,000 Burundians are leaving the country every day: 62,000 refugees are now in Tanzania, 45,000 in Rwanda, and 10,600 in DRC.

South Sudan: Households in some areas of Unity and Upper Nile states are suspected to be facing Catastrophe (IPC Phase 5) food security outcomes. 5–8% of the country’s population are suffering severe acute malnutrition.

23 Jun 2015 description

Goma, 20 June 2015 – In collaboration with the Corrections section, the HIV/AIDS section of MONUSCO conducted a campaign to raise awareness about HIV prevention and testing in Goma’s central prison.

During the campaign taking place on 4, 7, 10 and 15 of June 2015, the inmates were educated on the importance of, and the need for, early detection of HIV so they may be aware of their HIV status.

23 Jun 2015 description

Snapshot 17–23 June 2015

Yemen: 2.3 million more people are food insecure than in March – the total is now at 12.9 million people. 279 children have been killed and 402 injured in the conflict, out of almost 2,600 total deaths and 11,000 injured. 53 health facilities have been damaged. Peace talks have ended with no agreement.