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World + 48 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 20-26 August

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World + 47 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 13 - 19 August

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World + 45 others
Global emergency overview snapshot 6 - 12 August

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The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.

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Katanga : l’hôpital général de Mulongo manque d’intrants pour la prise en charge du Sida

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Radio Okapi

L’hôpital général de référence de Mulongo dans le territoire de Malemba Nkulu (Katanga) manque d’intrants pour prendre en charge les malades du Sida, a déploré dimanche 10 août, le médecin directeur de cette institution hospitalière, Dr Ilunga Muleka. Il a indiqué que sept à huit cas de VIH/Sida y sont enregistrés chaque mois.

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World + 46 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 30 July - 5 August

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UNHCR completes challenging repatriation of almost 120,000 Congolese refugees

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo, August 5 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency has successfully completed the voluntary repatriation to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) of almost 120,000 refugees from neighbouring Republic of Congo.

Local boats last Wednesday took the final 81 Congolese refugees across the Oubangui River from the town of Betou in Republic of Congo to reception centres run by UNHCR in the Equateur province towns of Siforco, Izato and Dongo.

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Cameroon + 4 others
Central African Republic Revised Regional Refugee Response Plan: January-December 2014

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SUMMARY

Period: January to December 2014
Current Beneficiary Population:159,876
Planning Figure to End- 2014: 306,500

Target Beneficiaries:

  • New Refugees fleeing the Central African Republic (CAR) since December 2013.
  • Third Country Nationals fleeing CAR with refugees to Cameroon and Congo.
  • Host communities.

Financial Requirements: USD 209,707,4101
Number of Partners: 16

Introduction

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South Africa + 2 others
Space to heal in an unequal society

Johannesburg, 21 July 2014 – Thousands of refugee women risk their lives to escape places like the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where their bodies have been sexually violated as a tool of war. They travel thousands of miles to reach places like Johannesburg, hoping to find protection and a new start.

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World + 42 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 16-22 July

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Un nouvel espoir pour les femmes enceintes séropositives en RDC

Il y a juste un an, j’ai rencontré la Représentante de l’UNICEF en RDC, Madame Barbara Bentein, qui avait interrompu ses congés annuels pour me rencontrer et voir comment l’UNICEF pourrait soutenir la RDC dans le financement des traitements antirétroviraux (ARV) à vie pour les femmes enceintes positives (Option B+[1]) au virus de l’immunodéficience humaine (VIH) dans le cadre du Programme de prévention de la Transmission Mère-Enfant (PTME).

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World + 42 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 9 - 15 July

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Uganda + 2 others
Uganda Emergency Update - 2 - 8 July 2014

Main Highlights

  • The number of South Sudanese arrivals assisted in Uganda since 16 December 2013 is 119,003, including 77,475 in Adjumani, 11,219 in Arua, 25,635 in Kiryandongo and 4,674 in Kampala. An increase in arrivals was noted this last week.

  • UNHCR and the Government of Uganda began assisting spontaneous returns of Congolese, providing transportation for 47 individuals from Rwamwanja settlement to the DRC border. Other Congolese refugees also returned to DRC of their own means.

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C.A.R. Regional Impact Situation Report #3, 13 June 2014

Situation Update

In southern Chad, nearly 50% of populations who have arrived in the past months remain in transit sites. A new site (Maingama) has been identified by the Government, and transfer will begin next week. MSF surveillance shows that under-5 mortality rates far surpass the WHO emergency threshold of 2 per-sons/10,000/ day (5.4/10,000/day in Gbiti; 3.1/10,000/day in Gado Bedzere). Surveillance also confirms WFP and joint nutrition mission findings of moderate and severe acute malnutrition far above emergency thresholds in sites and entry points.

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Mozambique + 5 others
UNHCR Operation in Mozambique Fact Sheet | June 2014

UNHCR OPERATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

  • Upon the request of the Minister of Interior, UNHCR carried out a physical verification exercise in Maratane, Nampula and Maputo of asylum-seekers whose cases are pending endorsement by the Minister and submission to the National Eligibility Committee (CCR). In June, the CCR is to hold two sessions for the first time since 2012 to adjudicate cases of 843 persons.

  • In June, UNHCR together with IOM organized a National Consultation on Mixed Migration as a preparation to the 2014 MIDSA.

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Uganda + 3 others
Uganda Emergency Update - 4 - 10 June 2014

Covering the southwest, midwest and northwest

Main Highlights

  • The number of South Sudanese refugees assisted since 16 December 2013 is now 110,657 in Adjumani, Arua and Kiryandongo districts of Uganda. Together with those registered in Kampala (3,636), the total number assisted is now 114,293.

  • A PSN verification exercise was concluded in Kiryandongo and one is underway in Arua for refugees in Koboko (Congolese) and Rhino Camp (South Sudanese).

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Central African Republic Humanitarian Situation Report - 6 June, 2014

Highlights

  • In Bangui, 15 civilians were reported killed and scores kidnapped following targeted attacks attributed to ex-Seleka gunmen at the Fatima IDP site on 28 May. This incident, preceded by the brutal killing of 3 Muslim youth two days earlier, triggered violent street protests that paralyzed the city on 29 and 30 May. In response, the Transitional President announced a 3-day official mourning period. The situation remains tense.

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VIH/Sida : Depuis plus d’un an, en République démocratique du Congo, 30 000 femmes enceintes se sont fait dépister pour protéger leur bébé, grâce à Oxfam-Québec

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Oxfam

Oxfam-Québec lutte contre la transmission du VIH de la mère à l’enfant en République démocratique du Congo, un pays d’Afrique centrale où 10 fois plus de femmes enceintes sont infectées par ce virus mortel qu’au Canada.

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World + 15 others
Annual Letter 2014

Before joining USAID, I never could have imagined the depth of passion that exists for our nation’s leadership in global development.

When I was sworn in, people often asked me if I was worried about the unpopularity of development. According to nearly every poll, Americans wanted to cut foreign aid. But over the last four years, I have seen how a new model of development that delivers meaningful results in a cost-effective way can inspire people from all walks of life.

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World + 29 others
Concern Worldwide Annual Report & Accounts 2013

Message from the Chairperson

As Chairperson I have the great privilege of working with extraordinarily dedicated Council members and staff throughout the organisation. The commitment to working with the poorest people in the developing world and fulfilling our mission is very evident throughout the organisation.