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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 ;

20 Apr 2016 description

Highlights

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

  • In March, food assistance was provided for 14,389 CAR refugees.

  • In March, food assistance was also provided for 3,296 DRC refugees.

20 Apr 2016 description
  1. INTRODUCTION

La région englobe 25 pays, dont la plupart compte une population relativement faible. Leurs taux moyens de prévalence sont relativement faibles par rapport à l’Afrique australe. Cependant, la plupart de ces pays peinent à offrir un TAR à ceux qui en ont besoin - un échec qui se traduit par un taux excessif de mortalité et de morbidité, et qui limite leur capacité à freiner la propagation de la maladie.

20 Apr 2016 description

Brussels – Globally agreed goals to curb the HIV epidemic by 2020 will not be met unless the HIV response is drastically accelerated in West and Central Africa, where people living with HIV continue to suffer needlessly and die silently, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) warned in a new report released today.

15 Apr 2016 description
report African Union

By Justice Lucy Asuagbor, Commissioner, Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Women in Africa

THE MAPUTO PROTOCOL

12 Apr 2016 description

Iraq: The humanitarian situation in besieged Fallujah continues to deteriorate. Supply lines have been cut off since December, when government forces surrounded the city. Islamic State is reportedly preventing people from leaving. Prices of basic food stuffs are 500% above December prices for the third consecutive month. Acute shortages of food, medicine and fuel, as well as cases of starvation and suicide, have been reported.

05 Apr 2016 description
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Summary Table of Funding Requirements

Foreward

In 2016 over 125 million people living in crisis-affected countries are in need of humanitarian assistance. The humanitarian community is committed to providing aid to over 87 million of those in need. The risks to health posed by humanitarian emergencies are at an all-time high. Developments such as climate change, urbanization, population growth and worsening civil conflict are increasing the frequency and severity of many types of emergencies. Attacks on health workers and health facilities are also on the rise.

05 Apr 2016 description
report UN Security Council

J’ai l’honneur de me référer au débat public intitulé « Maintien de la paix et de la sécurité internationales : Prévention et solution des conflits dans la région des Grands Lacs », qui se tiendra dans le cadre de la séance du Conseil de sécurité du 21 mars 2016.

05 Apr 2016 description
report UN Security Council

I wish to refer to the open debate on “Maintenance of international peace and security: prevention and resolution of conflicts in the Great Lakes Region”, scheduled to be held during the meeting of the Security Council on 21 March 2016.

Following consultations between the Department of Political Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat and the Permanent Mission of Angola to the United Nations, I have the honour to transmit herewith the Great Lakes Regional Strategic Framework 2016-2017 (see annex), which shall be officially launched during the open debate.

28 Mar 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

posté le MARS 28, 2016
par GWENN DUBOURTHOUMIEU

Ariel, un adolescent atteint du VIH Sida depuis sa naissance raconte son histoire a Gwenn Dubourthoumieu.:

22 Mar 2016 description

Bweremana, 22 March, 2016 – In partnership with UNAIDS, the Congolese National AIDS Control Committee (PNMLS), and with the support of the Association of Female Doctors in Goma (AFEMED), MONUSCO held a ceremony on Monday, 21 March at the Congolese National Armed Forces (FARDC) premises in Bweremana, in the North Kivu Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to launch the campaign “Know Your Rights” that seeks to encourage people to know their HIV status as an effective way of preventing the spread of the disease.

20 Mar 2016 description

Entebbe, 18 March, 2016 – From 15 to 17 March, the United Nations Regional Service Centre in the Ugandan Central Regional town of Entebbe, opened its doors to some 15 workshop participants who received counselling training and education on HIV and AIDS.

15 Mar 2016 description

Goma, 13 March, 2016 - Activities to mark this year’s International Women’s Day, commemorated under the theme Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up For Gender Equality, have continued to spread to all parts of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), days after global commemorations were held on Tuesday, 8 March, 2016.

09 Mar 2016 description

Goma, 9 March, 2016 – The International Women’s Day was commemorated on Tuesday, 8 March 2016, a day set aside to honour the achievements of women everywhere in the world. This year, the day was commemorated under the theme, Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality.

02 Mar 2016 description

What is ACT?

Launched at the 2014 U.S. African Leaders Summit, the Accelerating Children’s HIV/AIDS Treatment (ACT) Initiative is a two-year effort to double the number of children receiving life-saving antiretroviral treatment (ART) in nine high-priority countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The $200 million initiative represents a joint investment by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF).

29 Feb 2016 description

The overall goal has been to scale up activities to increase access to HIV testing in rural DRC. These activities are being implemented as part of HIV awareness programme that includes sensitization, messaging, and testing.

In the Masisi territory in the North Kivu Province, the HIV/AIDS Section of MONUSCO has reached scores of people with awareness and prevention messages, advocating for the rights of people living with HIV. This is being carried out with the aim of addressing stigma and discrimination that surround HIV and AIDS.

26 Feb 2016 description

Through awareness campaign on HIV held in the prisons of Beni on 9 and 10 February, 2016, the HIV/AIDS Section of MONUSCO is intensifying its activities in the North Kivu Province, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

During this campaign, the inmates of the two prisons of Beni have been sensitized on ways to protect themselves and protect others as well during their stay in the prison and even beyond the prison - and have been trained and sensitized on how they could lead a positive and responsible life after leaving the prison.

22 Feb 2016 description

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is located in sub-Saharan central Africa. Its surface area of 2.3 million km2 equals two-thirds of the area of the European Union. It shares borders with Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Zambia, Angola, Republic of Congo, Central African Republic, and South Sudan. DRC has the potential to be one of the richest countries in Africa thanks to 80 million hectares of arable land and over 1,100 minerals and precious metals on its territory (The World Bank 2015).

18 Feb 2016 description

Faits saillants

  • VIH/Sida : le Maniema est la province la plus affectée en RDC

  • Plus de 6 250 personnes menacées d’insécurité alimentaire dans les territoires de Kailo et Pangi

  • Plus de la moitié des habitants de la zone de santé d’Alunguli n’a pas accès à l’eau potable.

Aperçu de la situation

27 Jan 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

AVANT-PROPOS DU DIRECTEUR GÉNÉRAL DE L’UNICEF

Action humanitaire pour les enfants en 2016

Le nombre d’enfants pris au piège des crises humanitaires dans le monde est stupéfiant et donne à réfléchir. Près de 250 millions de garçons et de filles vivent dans des pays frappés par des conflits violents, qui durent souvent depuis longtemps.