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30 Jul 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• Kasai Occidental: In May and June 2015, the humanitarian community noticed a new influx of expelled Congolese living illegally in Angola. The total number of deportees is 21,804. Around 12,000 people returned to DRC through the territory of Tshikapa and 9,839 through the territory of Luiza. A response plan has been prepared by the humanitarian team but is underfunded.

• North Kivu: Clashes between armed groups resulted in the displacement of more than 15,000 households in total.

30 Jul 2015 description

Kigoma/Geneva – A cholera vaccination campaign to protect Burundian and Congolese refugees in the overflowing Nyarugusu camp in Tanzania has been completed by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) this week. However, with people still living in very precarious conditions, there is a parallel urgent need to improve the sanitary situation in the camp.

29 Jul 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Key figures

58 Children detained on charges of “involvement in armed groups” following fighting in Kayanza province (UNICEF, 28 July)

14 Children sentenced to 2 years’ imprisonment on charges of “involvement in armed groups” (UNICEF, 28 July)

Over 177,000 Seeking asylum in neighbouring countries (UNHCR, 28 July)

1 New cholera case in Burundi since last reporting period, bringing the total to 181 confirmed cases (Ministry of Health, 28 July)

28 Jul 2015 description

Un résumé des activités du CICR en République démocratique du Congo entre janvier et juin 2015.

28 Jul 2015 description

Snapshot 22–28 July 2015

Somalia: More than 10,000 people have been displaced in Lower Shabelle and Bay regions since AMISOM and Somali armed forces began their offensive. Al Shabaab has lost control of Bardhere in Gedo and Dinsoor in Bay. In accessible areas of Hudur town, Bakool, 33% GAM and 19% SAM were observed in a MUAC assessment in July – a significant deterioration since June. Very critical malnutrition rates persist in Bulo Burde, Hiraan.

27 Jul 2015 description

Highlights

  • 15,590 Identified unaccompanied minors
  • 12 Households provided with cash grants in year 2014
  • 188,120 NFIs distributed since January
  • 531 Shelters distributed since January
27 Jul 2015 description

Highlights

The situation in Burundi remains volatile after Presidential elections were held on 21 July. The mission of the East African Community’s (EAC) lead mediator, President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda and that of his Defense Minister, Crispus Kiyonga, did not yield concrete results before elections. There remain continued reports of heavy military presence in Bujumbura as well as tight security outside of the capital as the country awaits election results.

21 Jul 2015 description
report Christian Aid

Christian Aid is continuing to provide relief to Burundians affected by political turmoil, economic pressures and instances of violence triggered by the country’s disputed presidential polls, which are taking place today (21 July).

Weeks of instability in the country have left tens of thousands of people displaced, having fled their homes – particularly within the capital Bujumbura – to neighbouring nations or to other parts of Burundi.

21 Jul 2015 description

Snapshot 15–21 July 2015

Iraq: More than 74,440 people have been displaced from Saqlawiyah in Falluja district since 8 July, and tens of thousands reportedly remain trapped in Falluja and Ramadi districts. There are now more than 3.1 million IDPs across 3,613 locations in Iraq; 300,000 people have been displaced from and within Anbar since military operations began in April.

21 Jul 2015 description

La Facilité africaine de l’eau (FAE) a annoncé, le 13 juillet 2015, l’approbation d’un don de 1,9 million d’euros au gouvernement de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC), destiné à l’amélioration des services d’eau potable et d’assainissement à Kinshasa et à l’extension des services d’approvisionnent vers Kinshasa-Ouest, au profit de plus de 3,5 millions d’habitants.

16 Jul 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • A majority refugees fleeing Burundi to neighboring countries are women and children in urgent need of protection and humanitarian assistance.

  • Child Protection concern continue to increase, a total of 8 children have died directly as a result of the ongoing violence that erupted in April.

14 Jul 2015 description

Snapshot 8–14 July 2015

Yemen: More than 1,500 civilians have been killed since conflict began to escalate in March, and airstrikes and fighting continue despite the agreement to a six-day humanitarian pause over 11–17 July. There are now 1.26 million IDPs in the country – a 24% increase since mid-June. Only 20% of the fuel needed is available in the country, which is impacting upon all basic needs.

10 Jul 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The situation in Burundi continues to deteriorate with reports of continued violence and intimidation against the population. Opposition groups have already declared that they will not recognize the government resulting from presidential elections due to take place on 15 July.

10 Jul 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

Population of concern

A total of 34,027 people of concern

Funding

USD 20,567,209 requested

09 Jul 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • At present, there are 10 708 pre-registered refugees in South Kivu, among whom 10 543 are registered under the biometrics system. In Katanga, there are 477 refugees, and 200 pre-registered refugees in Maniema. UNHCR also plans to carry out biometric registration in these provinces.

  • At the Lusenda site, on 29 June, there were 4583 people. 5907 refugees live in host families in the Ruzizi Plain and the rest reside in Sange and Kamvivra transit sites.

07 Jul 2015 description

Snapshot 1–7 July 2015

Syria: Civilian deaths made up 81% of the total death toll in June, which was 2,137, bringing the total number of people killed so far in 2015 to 11,000. 705,000 people have been displaced in the first five months of this year: 439,000 were internally displaced, and the vast majority of the rest fled to Turkey.

07 Jul 2015 description
report UN News Service

6 juillet 2015 – Face aux préoccupations majeures suscitées par les épidémies de choléra en cours ou anticipées au Soudan du Sud, en Tanzanie, au Népal et au Yémen, l'Organisation mondiale de la Santé (OMS) a préconisé lundi l'utilisation de vaccins administrables par voie orale comme un moyen efficace de lutter contre la propagation de la maladie.

« L'utilisation de vaccins anticholériques oraux se révèle être un outil efficace pour contrôler les épidémies de choléra », a déclaré l'OMS dans un communiqué de presse rendu public à Genève.

03 Jul 2015 description

Faits saillants

• Les zones de santé en épidémie de rougeole sont également touchées par la malnutrition

• Territoire de Mitwaba : Plus de 7400 personnes retournées ont grandement besoin de l’assistance pour se réintégrer

• Les enfants et les femmes enceintes et al laitantes menacés de malnutrition à Mwema

Contexte Général

03 Jul 2015 description

South Kivu, 1st July 2015 — Wednesday 1st July saw the official handover by MONUSCO of a completed potable water supply project which will benefit about 20,000 people in and around the Natural Science Research Center (CRSN) of Luiro, in Kabare territory. The project was handed over to the community through Mr. Albert Murhi, the provincial minister for mines and water resources.
The US$ 33,790 project was financed by MONUSCO and involved the following works: rehabilitation of the water source, replacement of the water pipes over 4 km, and construction of a 24 cubic-meters reservoir.