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23 May 2017 description

At a glance

483,257 people of concern as of April 2017

The Burundi crisis was categorized by UNHCR as a Level 2 emergency on 11 May 2015. Since April 2015, some 420,689 Burundians have fled to neighbouring countries, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Rwanda, Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania. Within Burundi, a further 55,293 people are displaced and 7,275 refuge returnees have been reported.

US$250 million is needed in financial requirements for the Burundi situation for January until December 2017

22 May 2017 description

République démocratique du Congo - L’OIM répond aux besoins humanitaires de 27 193 personnes déplacées dans la province du Nord-Kivu à l’est de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC), grâce au financement de l’Agence suédoise de coopération internationale pour le développement (SIDA).

22 May 2017 description

Overview

  • This weekly bulletin focuses on selected public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African region. The WHO Regional Office is currently monitoring 49 events: three Grade 3, six Grade 2, two Grade 1, and 38 ungraded events.

22 May 2017 description

BURKINA FASO

FLOODS AFFECT OVER 5,000

Floods and violent winds have killed three people, injured 18 others and destroyed more than 750 houses across the country since the start of May. Overall, 5,129 people have been affected in several localities in the country’s East and South-Western regions. The National Emergency Response Council has provided food and basic household items to the affected families.

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

22 May 2017 description

BURKINA FASO

DES INONDATIONS AFFECTENT PLUS DE 5 000 PERSONNES

Des inondations et Des vents violents ont tué trois personnes, en ont blessé 18 et ont détruit plus de 750 maisons dans le pays depuis début mai. Au total, 5 129 personnes ont été touchées dans plusieurs localités des régions de l'Est et du Sud-Ouest du pays. Le Conseil National de Secours d'Urgence et de Réhabilitation a fourni de la nourriture et des articles ménagers de base aux familles touchées.

RÉPUBLIQUE CENTRAFRICAINE

19 May 2017 description

Democratic Republic of the Congo - The UN Migration Agency (IOM) is responding to the urgent humanitarian needs of 27,193 displaced people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) eastern province of North Kivu, through funding from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA).

Through its rapid response mechanism, SIDA has provided 1.6 million SEK (USD 183,000) to IOM’s assistance programme for internally displaced persons in North Kivu, who had lacked adequate access to shelter, water and sanitation in IOM-managed displacement sites.

19 May 2017 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

In February, the humanitarian situation continued to deteriorate, culminating in the declaration of localized famine in Mayendit and Leer Counties in Unity on 20 February. Some 100,000 people are facing starvation. and a further 1 million people are classified as being on the brink of famine across the country. There are now 4.9 million severely food insecure people in South Sudan and this number is expected to rise to 5.5 million at the height of the lean season in July.

19 May 2017 description

OVERVIEW

A spike in fighting over resources occurred in Alindao, Basse-Kotto over 7–9 May, with at least 56 people killed and over 11,000 displaced. In nearby Bangassou, Mbomou prefecture, armed groups killed at least 26 people, with at least 3,000 displaced in CAR, 2,750 fleeing to DRC and 25,000 in need of humanitarian assistance. Government response is lacking and there is no evidence of humanitarian assistance reaching affected populations, excluding emergency healthcare.

18 May 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

REFUGEES IN NEED (by end 2017)
1,497,126
EXPECTED new INFLUX in 2017
520,000

REQUIREMENTS (IN U$D)
960.17 MILLION TOTAL
673.19 MILLION
SOUTH SUDAN RRP
215.33 MILLION
DRC RRP
71.64 MILLION
BURUNDI RRP

SOUTH SUDAN – UGANDA REFUGEE RESPONSE PLAN

18 May 2017 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • L’épidémie de la maladie à virus Ebola est déclarée dans la Zone de santé de Likati dans le Bas-Uélé.

  • Une épizootie non encore identifiée décime les volailles dans la région au bord du lac Albert en Ituri.

  • Les groupes d’autodéfense menacent la scolarité et la protection des enfants dans le sud Irumu

Aperçu de la situation

17 May 2017 description

This is the first consolidated presentation of the reported results of CERF funding, covering a full year of CERF allocations. As such, it serves as a pilot and will inform future CERF results reporting. This report was compiled on the basis of information provided by Resident Coordinators/Humanitarian Coordinators (RC/ HCs) and Humanitarian Country Teams (HCTs) in 66 consolidated reports covering the results of more than 450 CERF-funded projects.

17 May 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

37,363
(as of 30 April 2017)
Burundian refugees registered in DRC (new caseload of 2015-2017)

35,472
(as of 30 April 2017)
Burundian refugees biometrically registered in South Kivu (new caseload of 2015-2017)

28,528
(as of 30 April 2017)
Refugees living in Lusenda refugee camp

27,991
Refugees received food vouchers to purchase the food of their choice.

FUNDING

17 May 2017 description

Ce rapport a été produit par OCHA RD Congo en collaboration avec les partenaires au Kasaï, Kasaï Central et au Kasaï Oriental. Il couvre la période du 5 mai (date suivant la parution du Sitrep n°5) au 12 mai 2017.

Faits saillants

  • Quelque 23 700 nouveaux déplacés ont été rapportés au cours de la semaine écoulée, y compris –pour la première fois– une vague de 2 200 personnes dans la Province du Kwilu, portant le nombre de provinces de la République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) touchées par la crise à huit (sur 26).

17 May 2017 description

Highlights

  • Refugee continued to arrive from Burundi. During the period under review, 520 asylum seekers crossed into DRC in the territories of Uvira and Fizi (South Kivu province) according to headcount in the vicinity of transit centers.

  • During the reporting period, 338 Burudian refugees were registered with biometrics. Subsequently, registration had to be suspended because transit structures where refugees are registered and assisted before transfer to the camp were overcrowded, and no more new arrivals could be admitted in.

17 May 2017 description

Highlights

4,629 Refugees moved to Doro extension after displacement in December unrest in Maban as of 30 April 2017.

10,111 Refugees and IDPs received non-food items assistance from UNHCR across South Sudan in April 2017.

10,711 Refugees living in Pamir camp as of 30 April 2017

6,715 School materials including desks, exercise books and pens given out in April 2017.

16 May 2017 description

Avant-propos

La politique belge en matière de développement international subit de profondes transformations.
Dans l’élan des Objectifs de développement durable, nous définissons dans de nombreux domaines une nouvelle approche et endossons un leadership international, avec pour mot d’ordre l’innovation.
La Belgique joue un rôle de premier plan dans le domaine de la numérisation et du développement. Sous son impulsion, l’Union européenne a décidé d’accorder désormais une place de choix aux technologies numériques dans le cadre de sa politique de développement.

16 May 2017 description
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Preface

The Belgian international development policy is undergoing a complete transformation. Under the impulse of the Sustainable Development Goals we opt in many different fields for a new approach and for international leadership. Innovation is the key word in this context.