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23 May 2016 description

56% Of refugees in Uganda are under the age of eighteen

120,208 Refugees and asylum-seekers living in Adjumani Refugee Settlement, Uganda’s largest settlement

2% Of refugees in Uganda are elderly (over the age of 60)

25,873 Refugees and asylum-seekers have arrived in Uganda in the first two months of 2016

Solutions Outlook

20 May 2016 description

Faits saillants

• Les problèmes d’accès humanitaire persistent dans plusieurs territoires du Nord-Kivu.

• Distribution de vivres d’urgence pour les déplacés et retournés dans le groupement d’Ikobo.

• Près de 109 000 personnes bénéficient d’un projet eau, hygiène et assainissement à l’ouest de Beni et au sud du territoire de Mambasa.

Aperçu de la situation

13 May 2016 description

Faits saillants

  • Plus de 2500 cas de paludisme enregistrés dans l’aire de Kasenga (zone de santé de Moba) entre janvier et avril 2016

  • Plus d’un million de dollars US requis pour la relance agricole dans les territoires affectés par les inondations

  • Plus de 5000 personnes retournées dans le Territoire de Nyunzu ont bénéficié d’une assistance en abris avec le financement du Fonds humanitaire RDC

Aperçu de la situation

13 May 2016 description
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Executive Summary

2016 is set to be an important year for a programming shift in the Kenya refugee operation. Reorientation from traditional care and maintenance in the camps, towards truly solutions-oriented programming, is starting to take root in response to the new circumstances and unprecedented global challenges.

12 May 2016 description

Au cours des 12 derniers mois, plus de 22 900 réfugiés burundais sont arrivés en RDC dans la foulée des tensions politiques dans leur pays d’origine, dont 22 026 dans la seule province du Sud-Kivu. Ces réfugiés sont arrivés dans un contexte humanitaire fortement affecté en termes de protection des civils et de ressources disponibles.

11 May 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

14,829
Identified unaccompanied Minors and Separated Children

86
Households provided with cash grants since 1st January2015

1,288,598
NFIs distributed since 1st January 2015

2,931
Shelters distributed since 1st January 2015

10 May 2016 description

Highlights

55,000 Refugee children under five years immunized against polio in Unity and Upper Nile
29,574 Exercise books and school kits distributed in Upper Nile and Central Equatoria
7,000 Tree seedlings planted in three newly opened nurseries in Upper Nile
3,350 IDPs received assistance from UNHCR in Upper Nile, Jonglei and Bahr al Ghazal

Unity:

09 May 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Partners reached people in Mundri East with assistance after 10 months without access.

  • Health partners are responding to measles outbreaks in 11 counties.

  • More than 100,000 South Sudanese have sought refuge in neighbouring countries since January.

  • Partners ramp up cholera preparedness.

  • The UN has strongly condemned the attack on Bentiu compound.

Humanitarian assistance reaches Mundri East

05 May 2016 description

In March 2016, fighting in Western Bahr el-Ghazal continued to forced thousands to flee their homes in and around Wau. In Gette payam, Jur River County, more than 5,000 IDPs are reported to be living in makeshift structures in four newly establish settlements after fleeing fighting in the border area between Bessilia and Gette payams during the month. In Jonglei, inter-communal fighting in Pochalla North and South counties from 21 to 31 March left thousands of people estimated to be displaced and in need of humanitarian assistance.

03 May 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • In Burundi, UNHCR continued to monitor returns and carry out its refugee response programmes. However, freedom of movement is becoming increasingly restricted, limiting access to persons of concern.

  • In Rwanda, the Government, UNHCR and its partners successfully facilitated the organisation of the triennial refugee representative elections, which took place from 22 to 23 March.

30 Apr 2016 description
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Expected average harvest will sufficiently cover local demand

KEY MESSAGES

  • Average to above-average Msimu rains in the unimodal areas will likely result in a near-normal harvest. Poor households remain market dependent and face income opportunity constraints following the conclusion of agricultural activities. This area is Stressed (IPC Phase 2) and will likely improve to Minimal (IPC Phase 1) with the beginning of the harvest season in May, but there will still be populations that have higher levels of food insecurity.

29 Apr 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Three million people in the Lake Chad region are facing severe food shortages.

  • In Nigeria’s Borno and Yobe states, 800,000 people need immediate assistance.

  • Clashes between herders and farmers in Côte d’Ivoire displace over 6,000 people.

  • Between January and April, DRC reports 5,757 cholera cases.

  • Ebola resurfaces for the third time in Liberia, Guinea sees its first flare-up.

KEY FIGURES

People displaced in Lake Chad Basin - 2.4M

28 Apr 2016 description

Executive summary

Since its inception ten years ago, the DRC Humanitarian Fund (DRC HF) has mobilized nearly $925 million and allocated more than $893 million through 1,250 projects.

27 Apr 2016 description

Humanitarian situation

Key messages

  • The number of forcibly displaced people (refugees and internally displaced people) has continued to rise alarmingly in 2015 and 2016, calling for increased humanitarian assistance worldwide.