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18 Jul 2016 description

While significant progress has been made in South Africa since the first Durban conference in 2000, deadly and unnecessary HIV trea­tment gaps persist in other countries

15 Jul 2016 description
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Agencies launch revised appeal for South Sudan refugees amid concerns the numbers could pass the 1 million mark this year

Nairobi, 15 July 2016 (UNHCR) - The population of South Sudanese refugees in the region could pass the 1 million mark this year if cross-border displacement trends continue, according to Ann Encontre, Regional Refugee Coordinator for the South Sudan situation.

06 Jul 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

145,135 Newly arrived refugees (including births) had crossed into Tanzania by end of June 2016

130,249 Refugees were residing in Nyarugusu camp by end of June 2016

55,413 Burundian refugees were residing in Nduta camp by end of June 2016

24,487 Burundian refugees were residing in Mtendeli camp by end of June 2016

WORKING WITH PARTNERS

04 Jul 2016 description
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posté le 4 JUILLET 2016 par MARIE NILSSON

En tant qu’agent de programme pour la fondation Sida Enfants Recrutés par des Forces Armées et Groupes Armés, je trouve cela intéressant et gratifiant de me joindre à l’UNICEF lors de leurs visites de terrain régulières.Cette fois ci, j’ai passé du temps avec des familles d’accueil à Goma, en République Démocratique Est du Congo où les enfants – garçons et filles – sont transférés après leur séjour au centre de transit en attendant l’unification avec leurs familles.

24 Jun 2016 description

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Women and girls among displaced people remain at high risk of GBV in the region.

  • Conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV) is the most prevalent form of GBV in humanitarian settings in eastern Africa.

  • Child marriage, rape and physical abuse are the common forms of GBV in stable environments, including southern Africa.

  • Regional WHS Commitments on gender call for end to financing gender blind programming.

22 Jun 2016 description

WFP works with a wide range of national and local first responders, including community based organizations, NGOs, Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies. 75 percent of WFP’s food assistance is delivered together with NGOs. Around 800 of WFP’s more than 1,000 NGO partners are national and local NGOs. These organizations are often the first to respond to crises and remain in the communities they serve before, after and during emergencies.

08 Jun 2016 description

UNAIDS and PEPFAR announce dramatic reductions in new HIV infections among children in the 21 countries most affected by HIV in Africa

Concerted global efforts have led to a 60% drop in new infections among children, which has averted 1.2 million new HIV infections among children in 21 priority countries since 2009

02 Jun 2016 description

Key Messages

An extensive regional scale crop failure is expected in Southern Africa following an extremely dry cropping season. Consequently, the current regional cereal deficit of 7.9 million tonnes will increase steeply and unprecedented food price movements will continue through to the next harvest season. This will aggravate the food and nutrition security, health and HIV situation in the region.

31 May 2016 description

Highlights

  • The protracted relief and recovery operation (PRRO) and the country programme (CP) are facing serious resource shortfalls. Food for training activities under the PRRO have been suspended while prevention of stunting activities under the CP have been reduced because of funding shortfalls. Therefore, WFP requires immediate contributions to meet the increasing needs of vulnerable people in Burundi.

24 May 2016 description

Highlights

  • The School Feeding Programme is facing critical shortfalls from May 2016 onwards.

  • In April, food assistance was provided to 14,599 CAR refugees.

  • In April, food assistance was also provided to 3,657 DRC refugees.

  • The assistance to DRC refugees will end in June without new donor contributions.

24 May 2016 description

Highlights

  • The protracted relief and recovery operation (PRRO) is facing serious resource shortfalls. Food assistance for assets and food for training activities have been suspended because of limited funding. WFP requires immediate contributions to meet the needs of vulnerable people in Burundi.

  • The current political instability, economic decline and El Nino-related flooding continues to have a significant impact on humanitarian needs within the country.

14 May 2016 description

Kinshasa, samedi soir. Il est 20h au quartier Yolo (Kapela) la circulation est dense, les bars sont pleins, la musique va bon train et l’ambiance est chaude.

Au milieu des terrasses et des débits de boissons, une dizaine de personnes font la file devant deux tentes éclairées par la lumière bleue des ampoules économiques.

13 May 2016 description
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2016 is set to be an important year for a programming shift in the Kenya refugee operation. Reorientation from traditional care and maintenance in the camps, towards truly solutions-oriented programming, is starting to take root in response to the new circumstances and unprecedented global challenges.

22 Apr 2016 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

Début février, le Coordonnateur Humanitaire a alloué US$ 960 000 au Programme Alimentaire Mondial pour les besoins alimentaires d’urgence des personnes déplacées, retournées et des familles d’accueil vulnérables dans la zone de Miriki au Nord Kivu.
Entre janvier et mars 2016 et sur financement du Fonds Humanitaire :

  • 613 305 repas chauds ont été préparés et distribués à 3 245 réfugiés centrafricains nouvellement arrivés dans les centres de transit du Nord et Sud Ubangi ;