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21 Apr 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Arrivals from South Kordofan Continue: From 1 to 15 April, UNHCR registered 588 new arrivals to South Sudan through Yida settlement. Cumulatively, 4,370 new arrivals have been registered since the beginning of the year 2017.

21 Apr 2017 description

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

20 Apr 2017 description

Faits saillants

  • Plus de 62 000 nouvelles personnes déplacées internes ont été rapportées depuis une semaine dans la région des Kasaï, dont environ 32 000 dans la province du Kasaï Central et 29 000 dans le Kasaï, suite à des affrontements entre les milices et les FARDC ou des tensions intercommunautaires.

  • L’impact de la crise s’étend au-delà des Kasaï, avec par exemple plus de 11 000 Congolais ayant fui vers l’Angola depuis le 13 avril dernier, et 28 000 personnes qui ont quitté la province du Kasaï pour celle du Lualaba.

20 Apr 2017 description
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Highlights

  • Over 62,000 new internally displaced persons (IDPs) have been reported in the Kasai region for the past week, in the wake of clashes between the militia and the FARDC or as a consequence of intercommunity tensions. Among them, approximately 32,000 are in Central Kasai Province and 29,000 in Kasai Province.

  • The impact of the crisis extends beyond the Kasai region: over 11,000 Congolese have fled to Angola since 13 April, and 28,000 people have left Kasai province for Lualaba province.

20 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

  • UNHCR in Rwanda honored International Women’s Day (IWD) with two events in March: the first event was held 7 March in Kigali to launch the report of the comprehensive interagency gender assessment conducted in all refugee camps in Rwanda in 2016 by MIDIMAR, UNHCR, UN Women and other partners.

19 Apr 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • The conflict has continued to spread with intensity, while fragmenting and reactivating interethnic tensions: OCHA has drastically revised its key figures for the crisis, and now estimate that over 1 million people have been displaced

  • UNICEF remains the main humanitarian responder to the crisis on ground, and is currently providing child protection, nutrition, non-food, education and WASH assistance targeting highly vulnerable returnees following CERF allocation.

19 Apr 2017 description
report ACTED

Les populations habitant le long de la rivière Oubangui, dans le nord de la République démocratique du Congo, ont pour seule source d’eau celle de la rivière, impropre à la consommation, et qui contribue à la morbidité et la mortalité de la population. Pour répondre à cet enjeu, ACTED RDC prévoit d’installer des points d’eau et de sensibiliser les populations vivant le long de la rivière Oubangui aux techniques de traitement de l’eau.

19 Apr 2017 description
report ACTED

ACTED has been mobilised in the Sud and Grand’Anse departments since hurricane Matthew hit the region on 4 October 2016 to provide emergency humanitarian assistance to affected populations. In all sectors, needs reached high levels: Matthew caused terrible damages, casualties and losses, destroying houses, infrastructure and crops, and leaving 1.4 million Haitians in need of humanitarian assistance.

19 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

  • The situation in the Kasaïs region, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), continues to deteriorate with new displacements reported on a daily basis. It now affects five regions (Kasaï, Kasaï Central, Kasaï Oriental, Lomami and Sankuru). The entire affected area is comparable in size to Italy.

  • Over 1 million people are currently displaced, 60% of them in Kasaï Central.

18 Apr 2017 description

This report is jointly produced by the Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA), Government of Malawi, the United Nations Office of the Resident Coordinator and humanitarian partners in Malawi.

Highlights

• In May 2016, the Malawi Vulnerability Annual Assessment Committee (MVAC) revealed that 6.5 million people, about 39% of the total population was at risk of food insecurity in 24 of the 28 districts. However, in October 2016, a field assessment to update the situation reported that the number had increased to 6.7 million people.

17 Apr 2017 description

Faits saillants

Près de 2 300 personnes déplacées dans les territoires de Kabambare et Shabunda.

Aperçu de la situation

17 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

• More than one million people are currently displaced in the Kasai region, of which 60 per cent come from Central Kasai. This figure has more than doubled compared to the first situation report, due to methodological improvements and new data.

• The assistance continues with 40 humanitarian actors in the field, providing multisector assistance for at least two months, to some 352,000 people in the provinces of Kasai, Central Kasai and Eastern Kasai.

14 Apr 2017 description

Highlights - 1,252 refugees moved to Doro extension after displacement in December unrest in Maban as of 31 March 2017
- 8,096 refugees and IDPs received non-food items assistance from UNHCR across South Sudan in March 2017
- 9,699 refugees living in Pamir camp as of 31 March 2017
- 2,136 Asylum Seekers registered in South Sudan as of 31 March 2017

13 Apr 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 4 avril (date suivant la parution du Sitrep n°1) au 12 avril 2017. Le prochain rapport sera publié autour du 18 avril 2017.

Faits saillants

13 Apr 2017 description
  1. Contexte

En Août 2016, un conflit local dans le territoire de Dibaya au Kasaï Central opposait le chef coutumier Kamuina Nsapu au gouvernement national du fait de sa non-reconnaissance comme chef coutumier par un arrêté interministériel. Ce conflit s’est soldé par une offensive des Forces Armées de la RDC (FARDC) ayant entraîné la mort de Kamuina Nsapu. Depuis lors des milices en son nom se sont formées et s’attaquent régulièrement aux symboles de l’Etat dans un vaste territoire recouvrant partiellement les 3 provinces du Kasaï, du Kasaï Central et du Kasaï Oriental.

12 Apr 2017 description
report Caritas

Kinshasa, le 06 avril 2017 (caritasdev.cd) : Dans le réseau national Caritas en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC), Caritas Wamba, située dans le Nord-est du pays, est connue comme étant une des structures qui se sont engagées avec détermination dans la lutte contre la malnutrition. Ceci dans le cadre de son Projet multisectoriel de lutte contre les problèmes de nutrition dans les Zones de santé ( ZS) de Niania et Wamba, Projet qui a comme bailleur Kindermissionswerk (Enfance Missionnaire Allemande).