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16 Jan 2017 description

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo will allocate €3 million for the reception of South Sudanese refugees in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda. The Belgian Development Cooperation will support a two-year programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). In 2016, our country contributed a total of €21.4 million to the humanitarian work of the UN Refugee Agency.

16 Jan 2017 description

R2P Monitor is a bimonthly bulletin applying the Responsibility to Protect lens to populations at risk of mass atrocities around the world. Issue 31 looks at developments in Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Sudan, Myanmar (Burma), South Sudan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi, Philippines, Central African Republic and Nigeria.

15 Jan 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch

Rapport mondial 2017 : Les démagogues menacent les droits humains

Donald Trump ainsi que des démagogues européens favorisent l’intolérance et les discriminations

13 Jan 2017 description
report Salesian Missions

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Uvira, within South Kivu province if the Democratic Republic of Congo, are providing young children and older youth an opportunity to go to school. Many of these young students are former child soldiers, street children, children accused of witchcraft, abused women and single mothers who have had their rights violated and been denied a chance to gain an education – leaving them particularly vulnerable to violence and exploitation.

13 Jan 2017 description
report UN Security Council

CS/12675

CONSEIL DE SÉCURITÉ
7858E SÉANCE – MATIN

L’accord du 31 décembre, entre les signataires et les non-signataires de l’accord antérieur du 18 octobre, ouvre des perspectives nouvelles pour une résolution pacifique de l’impasse politique en République démocratique du Congo (RDC), selon le Secrétaire général adjoint aux opérations de maintien de la paix, M. Hervé Ladsous.

12 Jan 2017 description

APERÇU DE LA CRISE

Facteurs sous-jacents

L'ampleur et la complexité de la crise actuelle sont sans précédent dans ce pays en République centrafricaine (RCA.

La crise politico-militaire que connait la Centrafrique a déchiré le tissu social et a fragilisé les services publics déjà structurellement affaiblis voire inexistants dans certaines zones du pays. Cette situation plonge la majeure partie du pays dans un état d’extrême vulnérabilité.

12 Jan 2017 description

The requirements presented in this funding snapshot refer to the 2016 Regional Refugee Response Plan covering the period January to December 2016

Funding level*

  • RRP requirements: $345,705,556
  • Funding received: $113,213,446
  • % funded: 33%

    * The funding level refers only to funding received against the Inter-Agency Appeal 2016

12 Jan 2017 description

The requirements presented in this funding snapshot refer to the 2016 Revised Regional Refugee Response Plan covering the period January to December 2016

Funding level*

  • RRP requirements: $323,873,646
  • Funding received: $160,792,512
  • % funded: 50%

    *The funding level refers only to funding received against the inter-agency Refugee Response Plan 2016

12 Jan 2017 description
  • 180.6 M required for 2016

  • 96.0 M contributions received, representing 53% of requirements

  • 84.6 M funding gap for the Burundi Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

12 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • The rate of refugee arrivals per day from both Burundi and DRC remained the same as last reporting period with influxes ranging between 250 and 776 per day. Lack of a fourth camp location continues to overstretch the three established camps.

  • Prevention and rapid response to cholera cases outside the camps has stemmed further spread.

  • Much needed school supplies have arrived and plans to hold national exams in the camps are underway.

SITUATION IN NUMBERS

11 Jan 2017 description
report UN Security Council

SC/12675

Security Council
7858th Meeting (AM)

The Security Council must continue to call on all political actors in the Democratic Republic of Congo to endorse the country’s new peace agreement, reached on 31 December 2016 under the auspices of the National Episcopal Conference of the Congo, stressed the United Nations peacekeeping chief as he briefed the 15-member body this morning.

11 Jan 2017 description

OVERVIEW

In 2016, between January and November, 351,619 people crossed the Mediterranean Sea, risking their lives to reach Europe. These new arrivals are in addition to more than one million refugees and migrants who made the journey across the Mediterranean Sea on unseaworthy boats in 2015.

In 2016, the number of those arriving decreased substantially after March. Of those reaching European shores so far this year, 58% came from the ten countries currently producing the most refugees globally.

MAIN TRENDS

11 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Children and women in West and Central Africa remain vulnerable to multiple threats, including insecurity, conflict, drought, flooding and epidemics. In the Central African Republic and the Lake Chad basin, widespread violence and armed conflict characterized by grave human rights violations have led to mass displacement both internally and across borders.