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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 24–30 September

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A new hope for HIV positive pregnant women in DRC

About a year ago, I remember meeting UNICEF Representative in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Ms. Barbara Bentein, who had interrupted her annual leave to meet me. The purpose of the meeting was to explore how UNICEF could support DRC to embark on the provision of life long AntiRetroviral (ARV) treatment to HIV positive pregnant women – Option B+ – as part of the Preventing Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) program.

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Global emergency overview Snapshot 17–23 September

Ebola in Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea: As a three-day countrywide shutdown came to an end in Sierra Leone, the UN Security Council set up a special mission to lead the global response to the Ebola outbreak. More than 5,800 cases have been reported since the beginning of the outbreak, including 2,800 deaths, and more than 13.5 million people are now considered in need of assistance as the impact of the epidemic spreads.

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Global emergency overview Snapshot 10–16 September

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Nord-Kivu : le PNLS assurera désormais la prise en charge médicale des PVV

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Après le désengagement de l’ONG Heal Africa, la coordination du Programme national de lutte contre le Vih sida (PNLS) assure les personnes vivant avec cette maladie (PVV) d’une prise en charge médicale aux antirétroviraux (ARV). Le coordonnateur de cette structure, le Dr Adolphe Gashinge l’a annoncé vendredi 12 septembre à Nyamilima. « Nous sommes à côté des PVV pour leur pise en charge. Nous allons continuer à les soutenir malgré l’arrêt de financement de Heal Africa. Nous avons assez de médicaments », a affirmé Dr Adolphe Gashinge.

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Global emergency overview Snapshot 3–9 September

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Libya: Concern is growing for the increasing number of people affected by crisis since mid-July, as violence persists, rival governments are failing to assure basic services, and most humanitarian organisations have withdrawn.

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World + 46 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 27 August–2 September

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Swaziland + 13 others
Southern Africa: HIV and AIDS Snapshot (as of August 2014)

Situation Overview: HIV and AIDS

The SADC region accounts for some of the highest HIV prevalence levels in the world. An estimated 14.6 million people in the region, are living with HIV. Women account for more than 50% of those living with HIV in the region.

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To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 13 - 19 August

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Global emergency overview snapshot 6 - 12 August

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

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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

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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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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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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 9 - 15 July

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