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26 Apr 2017 description

Les conflits armés et les autres situations de violence privent les enfants de biens de première nécessité – nourriture, eau potable, logement – et de la chance de jouer et de se développer à leur propre rythme. Malgré la protection que leur confère leur droit international, les enfants sont exposés à toutes sortes de risques.

26 Apr 2017 description

Ce rapport a été produit par OCHA en collaboration avec les partenaires humanitaires. Il est publié par OCHA et couvre la période du 12 au 20 avril 2017

Faits saillants

  • 46 000 personnes déplacées identifiées au 1er trimestre 2017 dans les provinces du Haut-Lomami et Haut-Katanga, selon la CMP

  • ACTED dote 800 ménages retournés des abris transitionnels dans le Territoire de Pweto

Aperçu de la situation

26 Apr 2017 description

Ce rapport a été produit par OCHA en collaboration avec les partenaires humanitaires. Il couvre la période du 4 au 18 avril 2017. Le prochain rapport sera publié vers le 25/4/2017.

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • L’existence de groupes d’autodéfense dans le sud Irumu fragilise la protection des civils

  • La présence de chenilles légionnaires risque de plonger Bondo et Aketi dans l’insécurité alimentaire

Aperçu de la situation

25 Apr 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

En RDC et dans le monde,le paludisme est l’une des causes majeures des décès des enfants. Comment se protéger contre cette maladie?

Savoir pour sauver: pourquoi le paludisme est-il dangereux?

Le paludisme est une maladie grave transmise par les piqûres de moustiques. En Afrique subsaharienne, il représente une des premières causes de décès, de maladie et de retard de croissance et de développement du jeune enfant. Dans cette région, on estime qu’un enfant meurt de paludisme toutes les 30 secondes.

25 Apr 2017 description

Kinshasa, 25 April 2017: The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs today appealed for USD 64.5 million to respond to the urgent humanitarian needs of 731,000 people over the next six months in the Kasai region, the latest “humanitarian hotspot” in the country borne out of armed clashes that erupted in August 2016 between the Congolese army and a local militia group.

25 Apr 2017 description

Kinshasa, le 25 Avril 2017 : Le Bureau de la coordination des affaires humanitaires a lancé aujourd'hui un appel de fonds de 64,5 millions de dollars pour répondre aux besoins humanitaires urgents de 731 000 personnes au cours des six prochains mois dans la région du Kasaï ? le dernier théâtre d’opérations majeurs du pays suite aux affrontements armés qui ont éclaté en août 2016 entre l'armée congolaise et un groupe de milices locales.

25 Apr 2017 description

More than one million people are estimated to have been displaced by the violence that started in Kasai Central and rippled across neighboring Kasai, Kasai Oriental, Lomami and Sankuru provinces since August 2016. The crisis has generated needs that are above the humanitarian community’s response capacities.

To respond to the needs of some 731,000 people, in majority women and minors, the humanitarian community today launched an appeal for USD 64.5 million

25 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

  • Plans are underway for training 50,000 farmers on post-harvest loss handling under WFP’s Farm to Market Alliance initiative. This follows training provided to farmers in February on Good Agronomic Practices

  • WFP currently supports more than 300,000 refugees.

Operational Updates

Market Access: Following training on Good Agronomic Practices in February, WFP’s Farm to Market Alliance initiative is currently planning a training on postharvest handling (PHH) for 50,000 farmers.

25 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

  • The CENCO-led negotiations failed to result in a compromise on key issues on the implementation of the 31 December Agreement, including on the designation of the Prime Minister. Meanwhile, the failed negotiations resulted in protests in Kinshasa and in other opposition strongholds, including Mbuji May (Kasai Oriental).

25 Apr 2017 description

Plus d’1 million de personnes ont été déplacées par les violences qui ont affecté les provinces du Kasaï Central, Kasai, Kasai Oriental, Lomami et Sankuru depuis août 2016. La crise a généré des besoins qui dépassent les capacités de réponse de la communauté humanitaire.

Pour répondre aux besoins de quelque 731 000 habitants, en majorité des femmes et des mineurs, la communauté humanitaire a lancé aujourd'hui un appel pour 64,5 millions d’USD

25 Apr 2017 description

SUDAN

Approximately 900 suspected cholera cases have been reported in Um Jar, White Nile state, with one reported death. 25,000 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in White Nile in 2017.

In Darfur, there have been water shortages at Sortony and Zamzam IDP camps in North Darfur, and at Gerieda camps in South Darfur. Along with recent price hikes by the government, the number of water tankers supplying water has been reduced in recent weeks.

25 Apr 2017 description
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THE PRESIDENT’S MALARIA INITIATIVE STRATEGY FOR 2015–2020

The PMI Strategy for 2015–2020 takes into account the progress over the past decade and the new challenges that have arisen, setting forth a vision, goal, objectives, and strategic approach for PMI through 2020, while reaffirming the longer-term goal of a world without malaria. Malaria prevention and control remains a major U.S. foreign assistance objective, and this strategy fully aligns with the U.S. Government’s vision of ending preventable child and maternal deaths and ending extreme poverty.

25 Apr 2017 description

Democratic Republic of the Congo - The UN Migration Agency Director General William Lacy Swing has approved the release of USD 100,000 from the agency’s Operational Support Income budget to kick-start relief operations for more than 1.1 million people displaced by widespread hostilities to the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s south central Kasai region.

25 Apr 2017 description

CHAD UNREST FORCES 1,200 CENTRAL AFRICANS INTO CHAD

More than 1,200 Central Africans have fled into southern Chad in several waves since the start of this month following unrest back home, UNHCR reported on 20 April. Aid agencies and the authorities are providing assistance and amenities are being constructed for the new arrivals. Last year, more than 1,700 people also fled across the border into Chad following violence. Chad currently hosts some 400,000 refugees, including more than 71,000 Central Africans.

DR CONGO

25 Apr 2017 description

Total arrivals in Greece (Jan - Apr 2017): 4,900

Total arrivals in Greece during Apr 2017: 892

Average daily arrivals during Apr 2017: 39

Average daily arrivals during Mar 2017: 49

Daily estimated departures from islands to Mainland: 17

Estimated departures from islands to Mainland during Apr 2017: 689

Dead and missing

272 dead - 152 missing (2015)

146 dead - 51 missing (Dec. 2016)

25 Apr 2017 description

Overview

  • This weekly bulletin focuses on selected public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African region. WHO AFRO is currently monitoring 42 events: three Grade 3, six Grade 2, two Grade 1, and 31 ungraded events.

25 Apr 2017 description
report The Conversation

The Conversation

Author: Willis Simon Akhwale (Country Director I-TECH Kenya, University of Washington