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12 May 2015 description

The 2014 Annual report of the ICRC is an account of field activities conducted worldwide. Activities are part of the organization's mandate to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war, and to promote respect for international humanitarian law.

Facts and figures

26.2 million people had access to water and sanitation improved.
Read more on water and shelter.

9.12 million people were provided with basic aid such as food.
Read more on aid distribution.

25 Mar 2015 description

1. Executive Summary

The Kenya refugee operation is often cited as an example of a protracted refugee situation with traditional refugee camps in place for the past 20 or so years. In the last four years, however, the operation has been anything but static in responding to two major influxes from neighbouring countries while undergoing a transition in terms of partnerships and innovations in assistance delivery.

12 Mar 2015 description
infographic Start Network

Intervention Summary:

In early October 2014, violence erupted in North Kivu in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Armed attacks between the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) and the National Army for the Liberation of Uganda (NALU) in Beni territory caused widespread insecurity and displacement of at least 100,000 civilians. Of those displaced, there were an estimate of 3,800 living in poor conditions in public places in the cities of Oicha and Beni, including churches and schools.

18 Feb 2015 description
report Caritas

Gbadolite, le 17 février 2015 (caritasdev.cd) : Saint Joseph Ouvrier, dans la ville de Gbadolite, est l’une des 24 paroisses que compte le Diocèse de Molegbe, situé dans le Nord-ouest de la RD Congo. Elle dispose d’une Caritas paroissiale qui constitue un exemple en ce qui concerne ses rapports avec la Caritas diocésaine, en l’occurrence la Caritas-Développement Molegbe.

12 Jan 2015 description

HIGHLIGHT 2014

  • Refugees ID Card distribution pilot project for Urban and small camp base Refugees.

  • Relocation between camps and settlement

  • Contineous Registration for refugees and Asylumn Seeker

  • Physical Verification through Ration Card exchange and food distribution conducted in Yida.

  • Voluntary Repatriation of Ethiopian Refugees.

  • Construction of Semi-permanent registration center in Yei

06 Nov 2014 description

Uige - At least 505 former Angolan refugees in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) returned home on Tuesday through the Kimbata border post in Maquela do Zombo municipality, some 310 kilometres north of Uige city.

This is part of the programme of repatriation going on since August this year.

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) official, Bernardo Pacavira, told Angop that of the 526 who were expected to return to Angola on the 11th convoy of DRC returnees, 17 were denied due to questionable documentation, while four just missed.

30 Oct 2014 description

The Joint Assessment Mission (JAM) was conducted over the period from February until June 2014 with the aim of obtaining a better understanding of the situation, needs, risks, capacities and vulnerabilities of asylum seekers and refugees with regards to their food and nutrition security as well as livelihood opportunities, and providing recommendations for the next 6 to 12 months. This JAM report aims to provide information for programming through the design of a joint -programme cycle for UN agencies and their partners under the coordination of the Government of Zimbabwe.

20 Oct 2014 description
report Radio Okapi

L’ONG FIAFED distribue des moustiquaires imprégnées d’insecticide dans le camp de déplacés pygmées de Tchanga Tchanga à Kabalo (Katanga). Cette organisation organise également des analyses de laboratoire pour détecter des cas de malaria dans cette communauté. Elle veut diminuer le taux de mortalité dû au paludisme.

Ce camp de déplacés compte plus de 609 ménages. La majorité de personnes qui y vivent sont des enfants de moins de 5 ans, des femmes enceintes et des vieilles personnes. Elles vivent dans la promiscuité et la précarité.

22 Sep 2014 description

Minister Seraphine Mukantabana has called upon refugees to strive for inner peace and making peace with hosting community. The call was made on Sunday 21st September 2014 as the World observed the International Day of Peace.

Minister Mukantabana, UNHCR representative and different humanitarian actors intervening in refugees assistance joined refugees in Mugombwa camp, Gisagara District in the Southern Province to mark the International Day of peace.

12 Aug 2014 description
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Snapshot 6 - 12 August

Central African Republic: The CAR President Catherine Samba-Panza named a Muslim as the new Prime Minister. Renewed clashes have displaced 20,000 people in Batafango (Ouham) since July and 17,000 people in Bambari (Ouaka) since June. A total of 890 security incidents were recorded in 2014, hampering humanitarian access.

05 Aug 2014 description

Crisis Overview

  • Active fighting resumed in 2012 in Katanga; the richest and most politically sensitive province in of DRC is suffering a complex humanitarian crisis.

29 Jul 2014 description

Snapshot 22-29 July 2014

oPt: 1,067 are reported killed in Gaza since the beginning of Operation Protective Edge. 215,000 people have been displaced, and shelter conditions are a major concern. Damage to critical infrastructure, including the only power station in Gaza and health facilities, is heavily restricting access to basic services. Insecurity is also impeding humanitarian access.

03 Jul 2014 description
report Human Rights Watch

Une attaque à caractère apparemment ethnique a tué 30 civils

(Goma, le 3 juillet 2014) – Les forces congolaises et les forces de maintien de la paix de l’ONU ne sont pas intervenues pour arrêter une attaque se déroulant à proximité qui a tué au moins 30 civils. L'attaque s’est produite le 6 juin 2014, dans la province du Sud-Kivu, dans l’est de la République démocratique du Congo.