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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.

23 Jun 2015 description

"Je suis venue me faire dépister, car je pense qu’en connaissant mon statut sérologique, je saurais comment me comporter et me protéger pour ne pas attraper le virus du Sida" explique Maman Lucette devant le centre de dépistage, où elle s’est rendue avec son mari. La campagne "Connais tes droits !", lancée le 18 juin dans la ville de Goma, incite les Congolais et les Congolaises à se faire dépister en masse et en toute confidentialité pour pouvoir bénéficier de soins appropriés et éradiquer le virus du Sida à l’horizon 2030. Objectif visé : 10 000 personnes !

22 Jun 2015 description

En collaboration avec l’Appui à l’Administration pénitentiaire, la section VIH/SIDA de la MONUSCO a mené une campagne de sensibilisation à la prévention et au dépistage dans la prison centrale de Goma

Pendant quatre jours, les 4, 7, 10 et 15 juin, les prisonniers ont été informés de l’importance et de la nécessité de faire un dépistage précoce du VIH, afin de connaître leur état sérologique.

17 Jun 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Global response in 2014

UNICEF and partners responded to 294 humanitarian situations of varying scales in 98 countries in 2014. This includes large-scale Level 3 responses for the crises in the Central African Republic, Iraq, the Philippines, South Sudan, the Syrian Arab Republic and the Ebola outbreak in West Africa

Some of the major highlights from 2014 include:

• UNICEF Country Offices responded to 294 humanitarian situations of varying scales in 98 countries. This includes the response to six Level 3 emergencies;

16 Jun 2015 description

Snapshot 10–16 June 2015

Ebola in Sierra Leone and Guinea: Weekly Ebola case incidence has risen for two consecutive weeks. Guinea recorded 16 new cases in the week to 7 June, five from unknown chains of transmission. Sierra Leone recorded 15 cases, the highest weekly total since late March. It has extended the state of emergency for 90 days.

12 Jun 2015 description
report Radio Okapi

L’Association panafricaine de lutte contre le VIH/Sida est une association sans but lucratif basée à Songololo (Bas-Congo). Cette structure développe des projets de lutte contre le VIH/Sida depuis sa création en 2005.

Jody Nkashama et Nounou Ngoie font le point des activités de cette ASBL avec Freddy Kuyula, son promoteur.

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09 Jun 2015 description

Snapshot 3-9 June 2015

Yemen: 20 million people, close to 80% of the population, are estimated to need humanitarian aid. 500,000 people were displaced in May, bringing the total displaced since 26 March to more than 1 million. The escalation in the conflict has meant two million more people are food insecure, and six million more lack access to healthcare, and 9.4 million lack access to safe water.

02 Jun 2015 description

Snapshot 28 May–2 June 2015

Iraq: 104,000 IDPs from Ramadi district over 15–29 May brings the total number of displaced in Anbar to 238,000 since April. They are facing serious restrictions accessing neighbouring governorates. In Anbar, Islamic State abducted 400 children in the last week of May. The humanitarian response for Syria is facing severe cutbacks due to funding shortages.

27 May 2015 description

Mali: Gao and Timbutku regions have been the scene of multiple clashes between the Azawad Movement Coalition and Malian forces, as well as the pro-government Gatia militia. At least 12 people have been killed, including nine civilians. About 31,500 people have been displaced from three districts in Timbuktu region. They are in urgent needs of water, food, NFIs, and shelter support, but access is limited.