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18 Aug 2017 description
  • Insecurity in Central African Republic has lead to new influx of people seeking refuge in the region.

  • Over the last week more than 10,000 people have arrived in the town of Yakoma in Nord-Ubangi province. Since mid-May, it is estimated that 65,000 asylum seekers have entered the Northern part of the country in addition to the 103,000 already registered refugees.

18 Aug 2017 description

(Dakar, 18 August 2017): Persistent conflict and violence targeting aid workers and civilians in West and Central Africa make it one of the world’s most volatile regions for humanitarian action, regional directors of UN agencies and NGO partners warned ahead of the commemoration of World Humanitarian Day, on 19 August.

18 Aug 2017 description

Our methodology uses 9 indicators, grouped under 3 categories:

  • Access of humanitarian actors to affected population

  • Access of people in need to humanitarian aid

  • Security and physical constraints Each category is measured through proxy indicators, such as violence against personnel, denial of needs, or active hostilities.

Data is collected at the country level and may therefore not show disparities between sub-regions.

18 Aug 2017 description
report Christian Aid

By Jane Backhurst, Christian Aid’s Senior Advisor for Humanitarian Policy and Advocacy

On World Humanitarian Day, August 19, the global community is being urged to take concrete steps to protect all those caught up in conflict, from civilians and aid workers, to refugees and internally displaced people.

18 Aug 2017 description

APERÇU DE LA CRISE

Depuis l’élaboration du PRH en novembre 2016, la situation sécuritaire et humanitaire en RCA s'est considérablement détériorée. Plus de 500 000 personnes sont déplacées, un niveau qui n’avait été atteint qu’en août 2014 avant le déploiement de la mission onusienne de maintien de la paix (MINUSCA). Le nombre de personnes déplacées est passé de 402 000 en janvier 2017 à plus de 500 000 en mai 2017. Soit une augmentation de 25% en cinq mois et de plus de 30% depuis le lancement du PRH.

18 Aug 2017 description

CHIFFRES CLÉS

  • 1.4 millions déplacées internes (OCHA, 08/2017)

  • 2.8 millions en crise alimentaire avec 11 ZS en phase d’urgence (IPC 2017)

  • Besoin sécurité alimentaire : 23 millions USD pour atteindre 330 354 personnes (Appel Eclair, 04/2017)

  • 72 000 déplacées avec des familles d’accueil à Tshikapa ville

18 Aug 2017 description
report Kenya Daily Nation

In Summary

  • A fisherman's camp was engulfed by part of a mountain after heavy rains caused a landslide.

  • A doctor at the nearby Tshomia Hospital, Herve Isamba, said they were treating four people injured in the landslide.

  • Fishing on Lake Albert is one of the main occupations in Ituri, which borders Uganda

BUNIA

A landslide has swept over a fishing village on the banks of a lake in the northeast Democratic Republic of Congo, killing 40 people, a regional official said Thursday.

18 Aug 2017 description
report IRIN

More than a million South Sudanese refugees have now crossed the border into Uganda in what is the world’s fastest-growing refugee crisis. Analysts say the chances of forging peace are becoming slimmer and so the war and the flow of desperate people is set to continue, further straining an already struggling aid operation.

Read more on IRIN

18 Aug 2017 description

UNHCR Appeals For Support To Address Refugee Resettlement Needs In Africa

The vast unmet need for refugee resettlement from Africa and the opportunities for communities to engage in the sponsorship of refugees were two of the key themes discussed when representatives of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), governments and NGOs from resettlement states and other inter-governmental bodies gathered in Geneva for the 2017 Annual Tripartite Consultations on Resettlement (ATCR).

Representation at the ATCR

18 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

posté le 17 AOÛT 2017 par YVES WILLEMOT

COMMUNIQUE – Le Ministre de l’Enseignement Primaire, Secondaire et Professionnel, Son Excellence Gaston Musemena Bongala, a procédé ce mardi 15 août 2017 à Kinshasa, au lancement officiel de la campagne d’inscription en première année primaire des enfants de 6 et 7 ans pour l’année scolaire 2017-2018.

Objectif : inscrire 2 millions d’enfants de 6 et 7 ans

18 Aug 2017 description

Kalemie, le 17 août 2017 – Le conflit entre les communautés Twa et Bantou dans la province du Tanganyika était encore au centre des discussions entre les représentants des deux communautés. C’était au cours du dialogue organisé le 15 août 2017 à la Maison de la femme de Kalemie par la Commission diocésaine Justice et Paix (CDJP), en partenariat avec la Monusco et la coordination de la société civile. L’autorité provinciale était également représentée par le Ministre de l’intérieur.

18 Aug 2017 description
report UN Security Council

CS/12958
17 AOÛT 2017

CONSEIL DE SÉCURITÉ
8026E SÉANCE – MATIN

Les membres du Conseil s’inquiètent de la poursuite des violences et de la lenteur avec laquelle est appliqué l’Accord politique du 31 décembre

18 Aug 2017 description

Tanganyika province in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been plagued by intercommunal violence for over a year now.

17 Aug 2017 description
report UN Security Council

SC/12598

SECURITY COUNCIL
8026TH MEETING (AM)

Government Collaborating with United Nations, but Opposes Proposed Independent Probe of Killings, Stresses Vice-Prime Minister

17 Aug 2017 description

A collaborative Anabaptist response will soon reach some of the 1.4 million people displaced by armed conflict in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo) with food, household items and shelter supplies.

The response, shaped and implemented by Congolese Mennonite and Mennonite Brethren church-based relief committees and coordinated by Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), is supported by global and Canada- and U.S.-based Anabaptist organizations.