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02 Jul 2014 description

Des difficultés de financement, aggravées par des problèmes de sécurité et de logistiques dans certains pays, ont entrainé la réduction des rations alimentaires de près de 800.000 réfugiés en Afrique. Ces pénuries menacent d'aggraver les taux déjà inacceptables de malnutrition aiguë, de retard de croissance et d'anémie, en particulier chez les enfants.

01 Jul 2014 description

Heads of WFP & UNHCR issue urgent appeal as food shortages hit nearly 800,000 refugees in Africa

GENEVA -- The heads of the World Food Programme and United Nations refugee agency warned today that funding difficulties, compounded by security and logistical problems in some countries, have forced cuts in food rations for nearly 800,000 refugees in Africa, threatening to worsen already unacceptable levels of acute malnutrition, stunting and anaemia, particularly in children.

25 Jun 2014 description

In Numbers

110,000 persons have arrived in Chad (refugees, returnees) since January

106,119 refugees have been registered arriving Cameroon since January (in addition to stateless persons and Third Country Nationals)

More than 5,300 refugees have fled to RoC since January (2/3 arrived in Likouala district)

In DRC there are some 58,000 refugees from C.A.R. (new + previous caseload)

Situation Update

Spotlight: Cameroon UNHCR, WFP, UNICEF June 2014 nutrition mission report

21 Jun 2014 description

Hundreds of thousands of people have fled the crisis in the Central African Republic, seeking refuge in neighbouring Chad, Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Congo.

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15 Jun 2014 description
report IRIN

SARH, 15 juin 2014 (IRIN) - La violence en République centrafricaine (RCA) a forcé 97 000 civils à se réfugier au Tchad voisin. Parmi eux, environ 1 200 sont des enfants non accompagnés ou séparés qui souhaitent maintenant retrouver leur famille et retourner à l'école et retrouver la sécurité ou, du moins, un semblant de normalité.

« Ce que je souhaite le plus au monde, c'est de retrouver mon père », a dit Lamine, 12 ans. « J'ignore s'il est en vie ou non. Si je savais qu'il était mort, je pourrais au moins faire mon deuil. »

16 Apr 2014 description

This regional inter-agency appeal aims at mobilizing the emergency response for the influx of refugees from the Central African Republic (CAR) since December 2013 to the Republics of Cameroon and Chad, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Republic of Congo (RoC).
Immediate priorities to support the preservation of lives include the provision of food, individual and family protection, health and nutrition, water and sanitation and shelter.

16 Apr 2014 description

Armed conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) is causing massive human displacement and neighbouring countries with limited resources are carrying an increasingly heavy financial burden.

Tens of thousands of CAR Muslims, migrants and returnees fleeing armed groups continue to pour into Chad, Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Republic of Congo (RoC). An estimated 200,000 have already fled CAR.

08 Apr 2014 description

AMOUNT: EUR 10 000 000


Early 2014, ECHO has decided to open an ECHO Flight service in Chad and Mali. These services are financed until the end of April 2014 under the ECHO Flight HIP 2013 whose budget had been increased. Two additional Caravan C208 have been added to the fleet.

DAC Aviation International Ltd, a Kenya-based operator, has won the call for tender and is going to be the contract holder for the next 4 years.

11 Mar 2014 description

The European Commission will provide life-saving assistance to a hundred thousand victims of the violence in Central African Republic (CAR) who have been forced to flee to Chad, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Cameroon.

17 Sep 2013 description

Humanitarian need remains very high in many humanitarian crisis situations in Africa. Germany has therefore made an additional 8.2 million euros available for humanitarian relief projects run by UN organisations and NGOs in Africa.

Markus Löning, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid, issued the following statement on the move:

20 Jun 2013 description

Polio this week - As of 19 June 2013

26 Nov 2012 description
report IRIN

JOHANNESBOURG, 26 novembre 2012 (IRIN) - Les crises de réfugiés semblent commencer et se terminer. En 2011, tous les yeux étaient tournés vers le complexe de réfugiés de Dadaab, dans le nord du Kenya, alors qu’il accueillait des centaines de milliers de Somaliens qui fuyaient la famine et le conflit. Cette année, c’est l’exode des réfugiés syriens qui a attiré l’attention du public, même si la majorité des Somaliens qui sont arrivés à Dadaab l’an dernier y sont toujours.