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01 Oct 2015 description

Refugee emergency in Europe: UNHCR appeals for USD 128 million

22 Sep 2015 description

Bangladesh: 1.5 million people are affected by flooding, which has displaced around 320,000 people in the areas of Cox's Bazar, Chittagong, and Bandarban. Shelter, WASH and food security are key priorities. 15 out 24 rivers are over danger levels as heavy rainfall continues.

Libya: An estimated 2,244 people have died this year as a result of conflict, and nearly one-third of the country’s population is affected. Humanitarian access remains severely restricted.

21 Sep 2015 description
report The Global Fund

Executive Summary

The Global Fund partnership brings together a myriad of strengths: finances; technical expertise; the experience and knowledge of communities affected by HIV, tuberculosis and malaria; innovation; and a capacity for constant evolution. The partners who comprise the Global Fund come with diverse abilities and points of view, yet they share a determination to serve people, to strive for social justice, and to achieve impact against HIV, TB and malaria and ultimately end the epidemics.

20 Sep 2015 description

Bunia –17 September 2015: MONUSCO jointly with Gender, Family and Children in Ituri were invited by a local NGO to carry out an evaluation mission on respect for women’s rights, fight against gender-based violence and the local response to HIV/AIDs epidemics in Kunda, administrative town of Babele Be.

After being welcomed by the representatives of the local authorities in Kunda, the Gender Office in Ituri and the sections women’s and child Protection, HIV/AIDs and UNPOL of MONUSCO took concerns from a group representing the women from Kunda on the gender-based violence.

18 Sep 2015 description
report Caritas

Kinshasa, le 18 septembre 2015 (caritasdev.cd) : l’équipe de coordination du projet de lutte contre la Tuberculose de la Caritas Congo vient d’effectuer une mission qui lui a permis de s’imprégnerdes réalités (difficultés, contraintes, défis à relever) du terrain. (Click here to read the English version) Cette mission s’est étendue sur la période allant du 19 juin au 14 août 2015 dans différents axes, à savoir : du 19 juin au 27 juin 2015,à Bukavu et Bunia ; ensuite du 19 au 26 juillet 2015à Kananga ; et du 10 au 14 août 2015à Kisantu.

15 Sep 2015 description

Snapshot 9–15 September 2015

Afghanistan: The number of severely food insecure has risen to 1.5 million people, according to a new assessment. 7.3 million people are moderately food insecure. Food security among IDPs is worsening, with around 200,000 people reported to be in need of immediate assistance.

08 Sep 2015 description

Snapshot 2–8 September 2015

Yemen: The health system in Taizz governorate is close to collapse. All public hospitals have closed, and the remaining health facilities are overwhelmed by severely injured people as well as a dengue outbreak. Access remains severely restricted across the country. Hudaydah port, the main entry point for humanitarian supplies in north and central Yemen, remains closed, and road transport from Aden port to northern governorates remains limited.

08 Sep 2015 description
report The Global Fund

The European Union has been providing support since the Global Fund was created in 2002.

To end 2014, the European Commission has contributed US$1.6 billion (€1.25 billion) to the Global Fund from the common EU budget and the European Development Fund (to which all EU member states contribute) and has pledged to increase this amount to US$ 2.1 billion (€1.62 billion) through 2016. It is the sixth-largest donor to the Global Fund, after the U.S., France, UK, Germany and Japan.

02 Sep 2015 description
report Caritas

Kinshasa, August 28, 2015 (caritasdev.cd): The program to fight against HIV / AIDS that leads for years Caritas Congo Asbl generated in the first half of 2015 has lessons highlighted during a presentation a workshop was recently held at the Caritas Home Centre in Kinshasa, DR Congo. These lessons are ownership and community involvement to achieve the results as well as knowledge and community involvement on HIV to sustain the achievements of the project, reports caritasdev.cd.

02 Sep 2015 description
report Caritas

Kinshasa, le 28 août 2015(caritasdev.cd) : Le programme de lutte contre le VIH/SIDA que mène depuis des années la Caritas Congo Asbl a dégagé au premier semestre 2015 des leçons apprises qu’a mises en lumière un exposé présenté lors d’un atelier s’étant tenu récemment au Centre d’Accueil Caritas à Kinshasa, en RD Congo. Ces leçons sont l’appropriation et l’implication communautaire pour atteindre les résultats ainsi que la bonne connaissance et l’implication communautaire sur le VIH pour pérenniser les acquis du projet, rapporte caritasdev.cd.

01 Sep 2015 description

Snapshot 25 August–1 September 2015

Papua New Guinea: 1.8 million people have been affected by prolonged dry spell and frost in the Highlands region; 1.3 million are reported to be most at risk. Crops have been destroyed, and several chools and health facilities have been closed due to water shortages. The affected population is reported to be resorting to less reliable sources of drinking water.

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


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


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


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.