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Global emergency overview Snapshot 10–16 September

The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.

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R2P Monitor - 15 September 2014 Issue 17

R2P Monitor:

» Provides background on populations at risk of mass atrocity crimes, with particular emphasis on key events and actors and their connection to the threat, or commission, of genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity.

» Offers analysis of the country’s past history in relation to mass atrocity crimes; the factors that have enabled their possible commission, or that prevent their resolution; and the receptivity of the situation to positive influences that would assist in preventing further crimes.

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Ituri : des Congolais expulsés ou retournés de l’Ouganda en détresse à Tchomia

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Huit cent Congolais expulsés de l’Ouganda fin août dernier ont besoin d’une assistance humanitaire dans la collectivité secteur de Bahema Sud en Ituri (Province Orientale), a annoncé dimanche 14 septembre le médecin chef de zone de santé de Tchomia. Ces personnes, regroupées dans 221 ménages, avaient trouvé refuge en Ouganda au début de cette année suite aux exactions des miliciens de la Force de résistance patriotiques de l’Ituri (FRPI) de Cobra Matata dans cette collectivité du territoire d’Irumu.

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Kisangani: début d’évacuation des expulsés de Brazzaville vers leurs milieux d’origine

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Le gouvernement de la Province Orientale a débuté, vendredi 12 septembre, l’opération d’évacuation des expulsés de Brazzaville vers leurs milieux d’origine. La première vague d’évacuation a concerné quatre personnes à destination de Bunia, en Ituri et huit pour Isiro. Les autres étaient absents au moment de l’embarquement. Avant de prendre place à bord du bus affrété par le gouvernement provincial, chacun des expulsés a reçu un petit kit d’insertion.

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Central African Republic: Snapshot (as of 10 September 2014)

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Insecurity and violence persist in the Central African Republic, increasing the vulnerability and needs of the people affected including IDPs and refugees.An estimated 2.5 million in need of humanitarian aid including more than 174,397 displaced people in sites, 416,437 CAR refugees in neighboring countries and 132,414 evacuees people.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Bulletin d'Information Humanitaire - Province du Katanga N° 28/14, 10 septembre 2014

Faits saillants

  • Le Katanga vient de franchir le cap de 600 000 personnes déplacées internes

  • Le HCR entame le rapatriement des réfugiés angolais.

Contexte

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Gains made protecting children in situations of armed conflict overshadowed by new global crises, Special Representative tells Security Council

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Security Council
7259th Meeting* (AM)

Acknowledgement of Abuses Not Enough Survivor Says, Calling for Perpetrators to Be Held Accountable

In an all-day debate in the Security Council, over 60 speakers urged accelerated action to prevent and ensure accountability for the killing, recruiting and other abuse of children in situations of armed conflict that continued despite greater awareness of the scourge.

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Central African Republic: Refugee Situation UNHCR Regional Update 31, 30 August - 5 September 2014

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HIGHLIGHT

  • On 29 August, UNHCR participated in a mission organized by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) in the Central African Republic (CAR), Mr. Babacar Gaye, to Bambari. The aim of the mission was to assess the security situation in the town, meet with various concerned parties such as local authorities, international forces and the UN agencies operating in the area.

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World + 48 others
Global emergency overview Snapshot 3–9 September

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Libya: Concern is growing for the increasing number of people affected by crisis since mid-July, as violence persists, rival governments are failing to assure basic services, and most humanitarian organisations have withdrawn.

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Mozambique + 3 others
Mozambique Acts to Protect Migrants in Transit

Mozambique - IOM, in collaboration with the Government of Mozambique, will conduct a four-day training-of-trainers programme next week (9-12/9) in Maputo on improving protection assistance to migrants transiting the country.

Mozambique is a transit country for African migrants and asylum seekers hoping to reach South Africa. The majority come from Ethiopia, Somalia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Pays de transit, le Mozambique intensifie son aide aux migrants

Mozambique - En collaboration avec le gouvernement du Mozambique, l’OIM mettra en œuvre un programme de formation de formateurs de quatre jours la semaine prochaine (du 9 au 12 septembre) à Maputo, sur l’amélioration de la protection et de l’aide aux migrants en transit dans le pays.

Le Mozambique est un pays de transit pour les migrants et les demandeurs d’asile africains qui espèrent atteindre l’Afrique du Sud. La majorité sont originaires d’Ethiopie, de Somalie et de la République démocratique du Congo.

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CERF funding helps provide mosquito nets in CAR

Since January 2014, the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocated US$11 million to humanitarian partners for life-saving relief in Central African Republic (CAR). In its most recent intervention, which has been partially funded by CERF, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) distributed more than half a million mosquito bed nets that will protect thousands of vulnerable people from malaria after the heavy August rains.

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Opening Statement by Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights at the Human Rights Council 27th Session

Mr. President, Distinguished Members of the Human Rights Council, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,

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Katanga : début du rapatriement volontaire des réfugiés angolais

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L’opération de rapatriement volontaire des réfugiés angolais du Katanga a débuté ce lundi 8 septembre à Lubumbashi. Le premier groupe qui est rapatrié compte 400 personnes qui ont pris place à bord d’un train qui les conduit à Dilolo avant de traverser la frontière angolaise. Une cérémonie a été organisée dans l’enceinte de la SNCC en présence du consul général de l’Angola et de plusieurs autorités de la province du Katanga.

Le chef du bureau du HCR au Katanga, Robert Wolo, a salué un « moment crucial pour les milliers d’angolais qui se retrouvent encore sur le sol congolais ».

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Hidden in Plain Sight: a statistical analysis of violence against children

Over the last decade, recognition of the pervasive nature and impact of violence against children has grown. Still, the phenomenon remains largely undocumented and underreported.

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Burundi + 1 other
Insécurité au Sud-Kivu : 4 600 Congolais se réfugient au Burundi

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Plus de 4 600 Congolais ont été déjà accueillis par le Burundi comme demandeurs d’asile durant le 1er semestre de cette année. L’office burundais de protection des refugies et des apatrides affirme avoir accordé l’asile à plus de 1 700 d’entre eux durant cette période. Cette population congolaise dit fuir l’insécurité grandissante dans les localités du territoire de Fizi et dans la plaine de la Ruzizi à Uvira au Sud-Kivu.

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Democratic Republic of Congo Common Humanitarian Fund Annual Report 2013

The DRC Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) in 2013 The Common Humanitarian Fund in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, commonly known as the Pooled Fund, (hereafter referred to as the CHF), continues to be an integral element of the humanitarian financing mechanism. During 2013 total contributions to the CHF, including USD 28 million in carryover from the previous year represented 13% of contributions received in response to the Humanitarian Action Plan for the same year.

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