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21 Feb 2017 description

Cette note vise à donner un meilleur éclairage de l’amplitude de ces potentiels risques et de leurs implications socio-économiques avant de proposer quelques pistes de mitigation. Elle est structurée autour de trois points, à savoir : (i) l’identification des facteurs de risques, (ii) l’analyse des implications sur les plans politique, économique et social, et (iii) la proposition de la stratégie de gestion de ces risques pour maintenir le pays dans sa trajectoire actuelle de développement et maximiser ses opportunités d’atteinte des ODD.

21 Feb 2017 description
report UN News Service

20 février 2017 – Le Haut-Commissaire des Nations Unies aux droits de l'homme, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, a demandé lundi au Gouvernement de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC) de prendre des mesures immédiates pour mettre un terme aux violations généralisées des droits de l'homme, y compris les exécutions sommaires apparentes.

21 Feb 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

NEW YORK/PARIS, 21 February 2017 – At least 65,000 children have been released from armed forces and armed groups in the past 10 years, UNICEF said today as leaders from around the world gather in Paris on the anniversary of the Paris Commitments to end the use of children in conflict.

20 Feb 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

75,271
South Sudanese arrivals in 2017, based on field reports as of 31 Jan

1,509,462
Total South Sudanese refugees as of 31 January 2017 (pre and post Dec 2013 caseload and new arrivals)

262,560
Refugees in South Sudan

1.853 M
Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in South Sudan, including 223,862 people in UNMISS Protection of Civilians site

FUNDING

20 Feb 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

386,833
New Burundian refugees in asylum countries since April 2015 as of 31 January 2017

FUNDING

USD 214.5 million
Requested by UNHCR for the overall Burundi Situation in 2017

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Burundi: Over 22,000 Burundians fled the country to neighbouring countries in January alone. Besides the concerning human rights environment inside Burundi, the food security has deteriorated considerably.

20 Feb 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

159,053
The camp population as at 31st January 2017. The figure is inclusive of Kalobeyei population.

1,532
Number of South Sudanese new arrivals registered in January 2017.

19,402
The population hosted at Kalobeyei Settlement as at 31st January 2017.

20 litres
The per capita water consumption per person per in Kakuma refugee.

FUNDING

20 Feb 2017 description

GENEVA (20 February 2017) - UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has called on the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to take immediate steps to halt widespread human rights violations, including apparent summary executions, by the country’s armed forces.

20 Feb 2017 description

Description of the disaster

Since the beginning of the month of November 2016, rains and winds have hit the town of Gemena, headquarters of the province of Sud-Ubangi. Gemena town is located 3 hours by air (979 Km) from the town of Kinshasa with a total population of 350,511 people (source: Provincial Mayor).

On 9 November 2016, rain and violent winds intensified, causing extensive floods in the Gemena neighbourhoods located on the banks of rivers Mombonga, Sukia and Labo.

20 Feb 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 14,162 Identified unaccompanied Minors and Separated Children

  • 86 Households provided with cash grants

  • 1,288,598 NFIs distributed

  • 1,671 Shelters distributed

Population of Concern

Total of people of concern 496,420

Funding

USD 214,400,000 requested

HIGHLIGHTS

20 Feb 2017 description

Bulletin d’information sur les prix des produits alimentaires de base

La farine de maïs est le produit qui a connu la plus grande hausse (26%) en janvier 2017. Les territoires du Sud-est du pays ont été particulièrement affectés du fait de la pénurie de ce produit aggravée par la maladie des chenilles invasives qui a décimé plusieurs champs de maïs. Le sel et le sucre ont connu également des hausses de l’ordre de 13%.

20 Feb 2017 description

Highlights

NOVEMBER 2016 – JANUARY 2017 RAINFALL

  • The southern half of conti-nental SADC region has re-ceived normal to above-normal rainfall in the current rainfall season.

  • The northern and eastern parts of contiguous SADC are still under normal to below-normal rainfall conditions.

  • Above-normal rainfall was experienced over Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, south Zambia, Zimbabwe, northern South Africa, central and southern Mozambique and Swaziland.

19 Feb 2017 description
report Caritas

Buta, le 19 février 2017 (caritasdev.cd) : Comme la Tshuapa, le Nord-Ubangi, la Lomami, et prochainement le Sud-Ubangi, le Bas-Uélé sera bientôt doté d’une Coordination Provinciale Lèpre-Tuberculose (CPLT). Au nom de son Gouverneur en mission, le Ministre provincial de la Santé du Bas-Uélé, Dr Floribert TEPAGE Tedende, a posé vendredi à Buta (ville située à 325 km de Kisangani) la première pierre, ordonnant ainsi le début des travaux de construction de cette CPLT.

18 Feb 2017 description

Goma – 14 February, 2017 – These activities were taking place at the heart of the 2017 edition of the Amani Peace Festival that ended recently in the North Kivu Provincial capital of Goma, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The crowd-pulling event opened a door for MONUSCO to intensify HIV sensitization and to encourage activities that could bring about behaviour change among the youths.