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28 Jul 2016 description
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Foreword

As widely known, conflict is a leading cause of hunger – each famine in the modern era has been characterized by conflict. Hunger can also contribute to violence, and may act as a channel through which wider socio-economic and political grievances are expressed.

27 Jul 2016 description

Le Comité international de la Croix-Rouge (CICR) est une organisation humanitaire, neutre et indépendante. Sa mission exclusivement humanitaire est de protéger la vie et la dignité des victimes de conflits armés et de la violence, et de leur porter assistance. Présent en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) depuis 1978, le CICR maintient une délégation à Kinshasa, des sous- délégations à Bukavu, Goma, Bunia et Lubumbashi.

26 Jul 2016 description

Burkina Faso : 4 morts, des milliers de personnes affectées par les inondations

Les 19 et 20 juillet, des inondations provoquées par des pluies torrentielles dans quatre régions, dont la capitale Ouagadougou, ont tué quatre personnes et affecté des milliers d'autres. Les autorités ont mis en place une cellule pour surveiller l'impact des pluies et activé le Comité national de secours d'urgence et de réhabilitation pour aider les personnes touchées par les inondations.

26 Jul 2016 description

Burkina Faso: Floods kill four, affect thousands

Floods triggered by torrential rains in four regions, including the capital Ouagadougou killed four people and affected thousands others on 19 and 20 July. The authorities have set up a cell to monitor the impact of the rains and activated the national emergency relief and rehabilitation committee to assist those affected by the floods.

26 Jul 2016 description
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Message from the Director

26 Jul 2016 description

Highlights

  • The School Feeding Programme has been facing critical funding gaps since May 2016.

  • In June, WFP provided food assistance to 34,820 people.

  • The assistance to DRC refugees ended in June due to lack of contributions.

Operational Updates

  • Through the school feeding programme, WFP provides 95,000 children with hot meal and plans to reach 132,000 children through 2018.

26 Jul 2016 description

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  • The joint WFP-FAO smallholder value chains development programme (Purchase for Progress – P4P) is facing financial constraints. This has led to the reduction of its activities by 80% in Equateur and Tanganyika provinces. Unless new contributions materialize, the Kabalo sub office in Tanganyika will not be able to continue beyond October 2016.

  • WFP delivered emergency food assistance to 63,000 people around Beni and Masisi territories in North Kivu, who have been cut off from the humanitarian community, due to security reasons.

26 Jul 2016 description

This weekly report is produced by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) as part of the United Nations Country Management Team (UNCMT) response to the influx of Burundian and Congolese refugees from Burundi. The report covers the period from July 18 to 24, 2016. The next report will be issued on August 01, 2016

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25 Jul 2016 description
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Germaine, à gauche sur la photo, et Emerine, à droite, forment un couple singulier. Germaine Chiragane est depuis 12 ans relais communautaire dans son quartier, Mulera, dans la zone de santé de Kamanyola, une petite ville située dans la plaine de la Ruzizi, une région frontalière avec la Burundi, dans la province du Sud-Kivu. Elle est également présidente du comité de développement sanitaire de la ville. Emeline Nishimwe, a quitté le Burundi fin juin 2015, fuyant les violences électorales.

25 Jul 2016 description
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Highlights

  • WFP’s main priority is to provide food assistance to refugees, safety net assistance to the most vulnerable and build national capacity to design and manage home-grown hunger solutions.

  • Sufficient resources are needed to provide food assistance to the growing number of refugees in camps and to treat and prevent malnutrition among children, pregnant and breastfeeding mothers.

  • School feeding in camps and in food insecure districts ensures children are getting meals, maintaining attendance and reduces dropouts.

22 Jul 2016 description

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 17 - 23 July 2016 and includes updates on poliomyelitis, Zika virus, yellow fever, West Nile fever, influenzas A(H5N1) and A(H7N9) and Vibrio growth in the Baltic Sea.

22 Jul 2016 description

The Bili health zone, in the province of North Ubangui, has been hosting several thousand Central African refugees who fled the conflict that plagued their country. Almost 10,000 refugees were relocated to Bili Refugee Camp, and many now live with host families outside the refugee camp, according to figures obtained from the UNHCR in October 2015.

Fighting against the increase of water-borne diseases: a priority for ACTED

22 Jul 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

847,964 Total South Sudanese refugees as of 30 June (both pre Dec 2013 caseload and new arrivals)

973,000 Total South Sudanese expected by 31 December 2016 (RRP Planning Figure)

266,916 Refugees in South Sudan

1.69 M Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in South Sudan

FUNDING (as of 27 June)

USD 573.4 M Requested by UNHCR for the situation