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07 Oct 2015 description

Faits saillants

  • La situation sécuritaire à Bangui est calme mais reste volatile.

  • Une alerte fait état du déplacement de 8 000 à 10 000 personnes à Dékoa, Kemo.

  • Les mouvements pendulaires continuent sur les sites de Bangui.

  • 15 600 des enfants nouvellement déplacés ont des besoins en éducation à Bangui.

07 Oct 2015 description


19,000 Refugees and locals received seeds and agricultural tools in Central/Western Equatoria

2,000 Refugees received second-­‐ hand clothing in Central Equatoria’s Gorom camp

311 Latrines built in Unity State’s Yida settlement and Ajuong Thok camp ' 49 Students graduated from the first ICT course in Unity State’s Ajuong Thok camp

Central Equatoria: UNHCR relocated 2,143 vulnerable Sudanese refugees from Yei town to Lasu settlement for better protection and provided them with non-­‐food items and a plot of land.

06 Oct 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • According to Government of Uganda’s Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) reports, a total of 14,464 refugees have arrived in Uganda since November 2014 and 50% of them are children under the age of 18 years. The period of September 18-24, 2015 saw a total of 74 new refugees up from the last week’s 27 with a daily new arrival of 11 individuals.

06 Oct 2015 description

Roundtable on Solidarity, Coexistence and Integration of Refugees in the City of São Paulo
Hosted by UNHCR
June 3, 2015 São Paulo, São Paulo - SP, Brazil


06 Oct 2015 description

Inter-community violence that erupted on 26 September has caused more than Zone 60 deaths and more than 300 the Central African capital. More than 37,000 people have taken refuge in sites, bringing the number of displaced persons in Bangui to a total of almost 65,000. 19,000 people are sheltered at the Mpoko site near the airport which was already hosting some 11,000 people. After the latest violence, some 417,000 people are internally displaced in CAR.

06 Oct 2015 description

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo, 6 October 2015 – The escalation of violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) caused over 2,000 people, most of them women and children, to flee into neighbouring Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) within one week.

New arrivals from the CAR capital, Bangui, are currently being registered by DRC authorities in the nearby Congolese city of Zongo. The majority will move to the refugee camp of Mole close-by. Refugees said they had difficulties to flee Bangui because of barricades erected in the city.

06 Oct 2015 description

WHO has an essential role to play in supporting Member States to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies with public health consequences. An Emergency Response Framework (ERF) was developed to clarify WHO’s roles and responsibilities in this regard and to provide a common approach for its work in emergencies. Ultimately, the ERF requires WHO to act with urgency and predictability to best serve and be accountable to populations affected by emergencies. ERF describes WHO’s internal grading process for emergencies.

06 Oct 2015 description

Afghanistan: The humanitarian situation in Kunduz is deteriorating as fighting for control of the city continues. Aid organisations have withdrawn, after a Médecins Sans Frontières hospital was bombed in an airstrike, killing 22 and injuring 37.

Burundi: At least eight civilians were killed in Bujumbura over the weekend as political violence persists, and people continue to flee. Some 128,000 people are reliant on food assistance: in some of the areas affected by insecurity, food prices are up to 95% higher than average.

06 Oct 2015 description

(Bangui, le 6 octobre 2015): Le Coordonnateur humanitaire, Aurélien A. Agbénonci, réitère que les organisations humanitaires sont déterminées à maintenir leur présence en République Centrafricaine (RCA) et apporter leur aide à la population vulnérable et que l’accès humanitaire reste possible malgré les contraints.

06 Oct 2015 description

KAMPALA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a contribution of US$9 million from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to provide food assistance for more than 320,000 refugees living in Uganda.

06 Oct 2015 description

Geneva - The Angolan Social Welfare minister, João Baptista Kussumua, said Monday in Geneva (Switzerland) that 523.318 Angolan citizens have voluntarily returned home, as part of the refugee repatriation process.

The minister was addressing the 66th session of the Executive Committee of the High Commissioner of Refugees (HCR) that opened Monday in Geneva.

João Kussumua stressed that the figure is the result of an assessment for the period from July 2003 to September 2015.

05 Oct 2015 description
report ACT Alliance

Appeal Target: US$ 840,396.

Geneva, 05 October 2015 Dear Colleagues,

Relatively late pledges to the Appeal delayed the implementation for one of the ACT member, EELCO.
Additionally, in the meantime newly identified gaps in EELCO’s areas of intervention have motivated some change of activities. As a result, EELCO will revise its part of the Appeal, and request for an extension, while FCA, NCA and ECC remains unchanged (and their implementation period is now over).
This first revsision only affects EELCO part of the Appeal.

05 Oct 2015 description
report Small Arms Survey

In an article and a documentary released in August, National Geographic documented the journey of specially constructed fake tusks from southeastern Central African Republic (CAR) to a small town in Darfur via the disputed enclave of Kafia Kingi. The fake tusks, embedded with GPS-emitting devices, were planted by National Geographic journalists near the small town of Mboki in CAR. After 53 days, the tusks were recorded for the last time in the East Darfur town of Ed Daein, 590 miles northeast of Mboki and about 90 miles southwest of Nyala, the capital of South Darfur state.

05 Oct 2015 description
  • As of 4th October 2015, the overall registered population in Kakuma Refugee Camp stood at 182,254.


A total of 8,662 new arrivals have been registered since the start of 2015; with 651 arriving from Burundi,1 from Central African Republic, 687 from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), 146 from Ethiopia, 20 from Rwanda, 275 from Somalia, 5852 from South Sudan, 918 from Sudan, 108 from Uganda and 4 from Yemen.

04 Oct 2015 description


The journal will be published online twice a year; each issue will feature 4-6 peer-reviewed articles written by researchers and practitioners in the field of EiE. The three sections of the journal are: