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Le Programme National de Lutte contre le VIH/Sida innove en RDC : accès au traitement antirétroviral simplifié et de qualité

Kinshasa/Lubumbashi, le 19 avril 2014. Le Programme National de Lutte contre le VIH/Sida (PNLS), en collaboration avec ses partenaires, a organisé sa revue nationale du 14 au 19 avril 2014 à Lubumbashi, dans la province du Katanga.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 8 – 15 April

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 1 – 8 April

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Bulletin d'Information Humanitaire - Province Orientale N° 12/14, 3 avril 2014

Faits saillants

  • Zone de santé d’Ango : Taux élevé de séropositivité au VIH/SIDA et absence de centre de dépistage volontaire.
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Congolese refugees living with HIV forge ahead, gaining independence

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UN Women

Women are cultivating mushrooms and tomatoes, learning about business and agriculture and pooling their funds along with combating social stigma and confronting gender-based violence.

Date: 28 February 2014 “I was diagnosed with HIV in 2008. I became infected while in the camp,” says Angelique, a mother of five living in the Gihembe refugee camp in the Northern Province of Rwanda.

Angelique is from the Masisi region in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and has been living in the camp since 1997. The Gihembe camp is home to about 20,000 Congolese refugees.

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South Sudan + 6 others
South Sudan Emergency Situation UNHCR External Regional Update 8, 17 - 21 March 2014

Highlights

  • SOUTH SUDAN: Escalating tensions between refugees and host communities in Maban County are attributed to dwindling resources affecting all populations during the hunger gap.

  • SUDAN: Sudan continues to receive South Sudanese at the rate of approximately 300 per day, with a notable influx into El Liri, Talodi Locality in South Kordofan over the past week. The condition of those arriving is noted as particularly dire, with the population in desperate need of assistance as they are reported to be arriving with almost no belongings.

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South Sudan Emergency Situation UNHCR External Regional Update, 7

Highlights

  • UNHCR together with partners are taking emergency measures to address declining nutritional status of refuges that are arriving in the countries of asylum already in poor nutritional status due to the food deficit in South Sudan.

  • Sudan continues to receive South Sudanese at the rate of approximately 350 per day, with arrivals entering White Nile State from Upper Nile State of South Sudan on a daily basis. There are also reports of further influx to South Kordofan state fleeing Unity State in South Sudan.

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OFID’s Governing Board approves fresh funding in its 146th session - Funds to benefit over 30 countries worldwide

Vienna, Austria, March 18, 2014. Meeting in its 146th Session, the Governing Board of the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has approved financing of nearly US$264 million to boost socio-economic development in over 30 partner countries. Of the new commitments, over US$193m will support 10 public sector loans and nine grants. The bulk of the public sector funding will co-finance agriculture, transportation, education, energy, health and water supply and sanitation projects.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 11 - 18 March

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Province Orientale: le Fonds mondial scolarise plus de 300 orphelins

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Radio Okapi

Le Fonds mondial pour la lutte contre le Sida, la tuberculose et la malaria scolarise, cette année, plus de 300 enfants orphelins et vulnérables du district de la Tshopo et de la ville de Kisangani (Province Orientale). Ces statistiques ont été livrées lundi 10 mars par le chef de la délégation de la Caritas Kisangani, Léonard Bolombe, en mission à Isangi.

Il a indiqué que le projet paie 40 dollars américains par an pour un enfant et il accorde un appui en matériel scolaire pour faciliter la scolarisation des élèves de moins de 18 ans.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 04 – 11 March

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Uganda + 2 others
Uganda Emergency Update Covering the southwest, midwest and northwest, 26 February - 4 March 2014

Highlights

  • A total of 75,103 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Adjumani, Arua and Kiryandongo since the influx began on 16 December.
  • The combined arrival rate for the three locations exceeded 300 South Sudanese refugees a day during the last week.
  • In the midwest, 604 Congolese remain at Bubukwanga transit centre in Bundibugyo District after many refugees spontaneously returned to the DRC.
  • In the southwest, 1,772 Congolese refugees are being hosted at Nyakabande transit centre.
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Plaidoyer pour la prolongation de la mission d’Oxfam en Ituri

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Radio Okapi

Les médecins chefs de zones de santé des districts sanitaires de Djugu et de Bunia en Ituri demandent à l’ONG Oxfam Québec de prolonger de deux ans le programme de la lutte contre la transmission du VIH/sida de la mère à l’enfant (PTME). Ils l’ont exprimé vendredi 7 mars à Bunia lors de la clôture d’un atelier axé sur les stratégies de pérennisation de ce programme lancé en 2012 et qui doit prendre fin d’ici fin décembre 2014.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 25 February – 04 March

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Uganda + 2 others
Uganda Emergency Update Covering the southwest, midwest and northwest, 18 - 24 February 2014

A total of 72,311 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Uganda since 16 December. Most of them have been relocated to settlements where humanitarian partners concentrate on improving services.

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ACT Preliminary Appeal: Eastern DRC Conflict & Displacement - COD141

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ACT Alliance

Preliminary Appeal Target: US$ 1,051,998

Balance Requested: US$ 1,051,998

Geneva, 28 February 2014

Dear Colleagues,

Conflict in DRC has continued to cause suffering and displacement with the most recent clashes between DRC Regular Forces and Ugandan ADF NALU rebels in Beni area in North Kivu Province.
There was also an armed clash in December 25, 2013 in Kamango town between ADF Nalu and FARDC that resulted to killings and destruction of households.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 18 - 25 February

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2014 Action humanitaire de l’UNICEF pour les enfants - Vue d’ensemble

L'UNICEF demande 2,2 milliards de dollars É.-U. pour aider 59 millions d'enfants en situation d'urgence

Le plus important appel d’urgence jamais lancé. Près de 40 pour cent à destination de la Syrie et la région

GENÈVE, 21 février 2014 – L’UNICEF a demandé aujourd'hui près de 2,2 milliards de dollars É.-U. pour apporter une aide humanitaire vitale à 85 millions de personnes, dont 59 millions d'enfants, en 2014. Ces personnes vivent dans 50 pays en conflit ou frappés par des catastrophes naturelles et autres situations d'urgence complexes.

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Acción Humanitaria para la Infancia 2014 Resumen

59 millones de niños viven en situaciones de emergencia en 50 países

UNICEF necesita 2.200 millones de dólares para ayudar a estos niños y sus familias. Es su mayor llamamiento de emergencia de la historia y casi un 40% responde a las necesidades de Siria y la región

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Réduction de nouvelles infections au VIH/Sida en RD Congo

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Radio Okapi

Environ 100 000 nouvelles infections au virus du VIH/Sida sont enregistrées en RD Congo chaque année, d’après le Programme national de la lutte contre le Sida (PNLS).

Ce sont les jeunes de 15 à 24 ans qui sont les plus affectés par cette pandémie.

-Comment réduire les nouvelles infections au VIH/Sida sur le sol congolais ?

Marcel Ngombo s’entretient sur ce thème avec Dr Didier Kamerhe, expert en VIH/Sida.

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