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17 Jan 2017 description
report CARE

Aid organisation CARE International today issued a new report highlighting the top ten most underreported humanitarian crises of 2016.

The report, Suffering in Silence, features food crises in Eritrea, Madagascar, North Korea and Papua New Guinea; conflicts in Burundi, Lake Chad Basin, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic, Sudan and last year’s monsoon floods in Bangladesh.

17 Jan 2017 description

Flambées de maladies, arrivée massive de réfugiés sud-soudanais et de Congolais fuyant les massacres du Nord-Kivu, inondations, attaques contre les humanitaires: ces faits ne représentent que la partie visible de la crise humanitaire qui sévit dans le nord-est du pays depuis des années.

17 Jan 2017 description

La République centrafricaine (RCA) traverse une crise profonde et complexe aux conséquences humanitaires considérables. L’insécurité permanente, l’instabilité politique, les contraintes logistiques et la baisse des financements freinent l’accès humanitaire, et explique les difficultés à répondre aux besoins des plus vulnérables. On estime la population dans le besoin à 2,2 millions de personnes sur une population totale de 4,6 millions dans le pays. Les zones à risque en termes de besoins humanitaires sont le Nord-Ouest, le Centre le Sud-Est ainsi que Bangui

16 Jan 2017 description

"A worrying pattern is the way women have been targeted, both generally in the violence but also with sexual violence"

KINSHASA, Jan 16 (Reuters) - At least two dozen people, most of them women, have been killed over the past week in ethnic violence between Bantus and Pygmies in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a U.N. human rights official said on Monday.

Read more on the Thomson Reuters Foundation

16 Jan 2017 description

Kinshasa, 16 January 2017 - The United Nations Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region, Said Djinnit, and the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Head of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Congo (MONUSCO), Maman Sidikou, kick-started a series of joint consultations in Goma and Kinshasa, DRC, on 12 January 2017, to address the presence of elements of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army-In Opposition (SPLM/A-IO) in eastern DRC.

16 Jan 2017 description

Sudan conveys its readiness for WHO verification for certification

11 January 2017 | Geneva

In 2016, a total of 25 human cases of dracunculiasis1 (guinea-worm disease) were reported to the World Health Organization (WHO); Mali reported zero cases for the first time.

16 Jan 2017 description

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo will allocate €3 million for the reception of South Sudanese refugees in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda. The Belgian Development Cooperation will support a two-year programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). In 2016, our country contributed a total of €21.4 million to the humanitarian work of the UN Refugee Agency.

16 Jan 2017 description

1.Contexte

Depuis le mois de juillet 2016, la situation sécuritaire et humanitaire s’est détériorée dans la province du Kasaï Central, et s’est progressivement propagée vers les provinces limitrophes du Kasaï Oriental et du Kasaï.

16 Jan 2017 description

Faits saillants

  • Près de 28 000 personnes déplacées de Manono se trouvent dans les territoires de Malemba Nkulu et Pweto

  • Le choléra en baisse à Kilwa

Contexte général

16 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Une zone de santé frappée par les épidémies

Nous sommes dans la zone de santé de Lukafu, une zone rurale grande de 10253 km2 au Sud-Est de la RDC qui compte 11 aires de santé. La présence de chaînes de montagnes et de cours d’eaux rendent l’accès à certaines de ces zones de santé très difficile.

16 Jan 2017 description

R2P Monitor is a bimonthly bulletin applying the Responsibility to Protect lens to populations at risk of mass atrocities around the world. Issue 31 looks at developments in Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Sudan, Myanmar (Burma), South Sudan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi, Philippines, Central African Republic and Nigeria.

15 Jan 2017 description
report Guardian

Editorial

A former abductee’s trial for war crimes highlights the problem of children enlisted or seized by armed forces or groups. But change is possible

15 Jan 2017 description
report UN Radio

Écouter / Télécharger

Priscilla Magamba Busabono est une jeune congolaise qui travaille pour une association d'aide aux victimes de viol en République démocratique du Congo.

15 Jan 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch

Rapport mondial 2017 : Les démagogues menacent les droits humains

Donald Trump ainsi que des démagogues européens favorisent l’intolérance et les discriminations

14 Jan 2017 description

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR JULY 2017

14 Jan 2017 description

Highlights

  • Rains improved in many areas that were affected by severe drought last season

  • Poor rains have been received in Tanzania and parts of Madagascar, with likely impacts on crop production in affected areas

  • An armyworm outbreak has affected the region, with reports of outbreaks in Zambia,
    Zimbabwe and Malawi. The outbreak in Zambia is particularly severe

Regional Summary