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Zimbabwe + 6 others
UNHCR and WFP Joint Assessment Mission Report: Tongogara Refugee Camp, Zimbabwe

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.

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Central African Republic: Refugee Situation UNHCR Regional Update 37, 18 - 24 October 2014

HIGHLIGHT

  • On 18 October, a delegation led by the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General (SRSG) for Central Africa and Head of UN Mission in Central Africa, Mr. Abdoulaye Bathily, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Congo, Mr. Basile Ikwébé, arrived in Bangui, Central African Republic (CAR) to engage in “direct dialogue” with all signatories to the Brazzaville Agreement including the transitional Government and representatives of armed groups in an attempt to appease the tense situation in the country.

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In Presidential Statement, Security Council Urges States to Bolster Protection, Empowerment of Displaced Women, Girls

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7289th Meeting (AM & PM)
SECURITY COUNCIL
MEETINGS COVERAGE

During Day-Long Debate, Over 70 Speakers Take Stock of Progress, Recommending Targeted Solutions to Stem Threats from Violent Extremism

The Security Council today urged States, other parties to conflicts and the United Nations system to step up measures to protect and empower displaced women and girls and those facing threats of violent extremism, ahead of a day-long debate on women, peace and security.

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Nord-Kivu: la société civile note la présence des réfugiés dans les camps de déplacés

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Radio Okapi

Des réfugiés rwandais se trouvent dans les camps des déplacés au Nord-Kivu, a déclaré lundi le président de la société civile de cette province. Thomas D’Aquin Mwiti pense que la présence de ces réfugiés dans les camps de déplacés pose trois problèmes: celui du statut juridique de ces personnes, de l’existence permanente de ces camps de déplacés et d’insécurité. Des armes auraient été trouvées dans ces camps, a affirmé la même source.

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World + 49 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 22–28 October

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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Au troisième trimestre 2014, les nouveaux déplacements ont augmenté de 116%

Au 30 septembre 2014, 68 200 nouveaux déplacés ont été enregistrés au cours du troisième trimestre (juillet - septembre 2014) suite aux conflits armés, contre 31 555 au trimestre précédent ( avril - juin 2014 ), soit une augmentation de 116%. A la fin de ce trimestre, un total global cumulé de 618 326 personnes était en situation de déplacement à travers la Province du Sud - Kivu. 1 020 personnes ont été enregistrées comme retournées au cours de ce troisième trimestre 2014. Le total cumulé des retournés lors des 18 derniers mois s’élève à 288 490 personnes.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Malawi + 3 others
Malawi: a ticket to hope, graduation of online university students in Dzaleka refugee camp

Dzaleka, 6 October 2014 – Only a few years ago, the idea of offering higher education in refugee camps would have been considered almost inconceivable. Yet today the graduation ceremony in Dzaleka camp has become an annual event. This occasion, said Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) International Director, Peter Balleis SJ, was as a celebration of 'normality'.

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République Centrafricaine (RCA): OCHA Flash Update 2 - Affrontements Bangui, 21 Octobre 2014

Contexte General:

La situation sécuritaire dans le pays demeure instable, tendue et imprévisible. La récente explosion de violence déclenchée depuis le 8 octobre dans certains quartiers de Bangui qui a visé des civils, des travailleurs humanitaires et du personnel des Nations Unies pour le maintien de la paix a fait 11 morts civils et 2 Casques Bleus, ainsi que 229 blessés parmi la population de Bangui et 13 Casques Bleus.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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World + 51 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 15 - 21 October

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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World + 8 others
Género y paz No.3 - Octubre 2014

En este número destacamos

  • Violencia sexual en Iraq
  • Desplazamiento forzado en Siria
  • Subcomisión de género en las negociaciones de paz en Colombia

Impacto de los conflictos

Israel – Palestina

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World + 9 others
Gender and Peace No.3 - October 2014

This issue features

  • Sexual violence in Iraq
  • Forced displacement in Syria
  • Subcommittee on gender in the peace negotiations in Colombia

Impact of conflicts

Israel – Palestine

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Democratic Republic of Congo - Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #1, Fiscal Year (FY) 2015

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Attacks by armed groups continue to displace populations in eastern DRC, while increased security in some areas is supporting limited returns.

  • On October 3, U.S. Ambassador James C. Swan redeclared a disaster in the DRC due to the ongoing complex emergency and projected humanitarian needs.

  • In FY 2014, the U.S. Government (USG) provided more than $181 million to support humanitarian activities for displaced and conflict-affected populations in the DRC.

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

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Centrafrique: au moins 7 morts dans des violences dans le centre du pays (gendarmerie)

Bangui, Central African Republic | AFP | lundi 20/10/2014 - 17:43 GMT

Au moins sept personnes ont été tuées et d'autres blessées ces derniers jours par des miliciens anti-balaka et ex-Séléka, qui s'en prenaient à des habitants accusés de collaboration avec leurs rivaux dans le centre de la Centrafrique, a-t-on appris lundi auprès de la gendarmerie.

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Central African Republic: Refugee Situation UNHCR Regional Update 36, 11 - 17 October 2014

HIGHLIGHT

  • The UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative (SRSG) and head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), Mr. Babacar Gaye, requested that all concerned parties ensure the implementation of the Brazzaville agreement as he believes that the recent crisis in Bangui is partly due to its non-application. Mr. Gaye believes that enforcement of the agreement, signed on 23 July 2014, would lead to the end of the crisis and provide a way to return to constitutional order.

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World + 31 others
IOM Humanitarian Compendium 2014 - Revised Requirements

IOM’s updated Humanitarian Compendium is now available in a new online platform: http://humanitariancompendium.iom.int/. The Humanitarian Compendium charts the humanitarian needs and strategic priorities of IOM in more than 30 countries for 2014, as coordinated at the inter-agency level, and reflected in Inter-Agency Response Plans and IOM Appeals. The Humanitarian Compendium will be updated on a rolling basis to reflect changes in requirements and funding received.

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