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

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  • 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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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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Central African Republic: Snapshot (as of 15 October 2014)

An estimated 2.5 million in need of humanitrian aid including more than 410,000 displaced people, 424,268 CAR refugees in neighboring countries and 132,414 evacuees people.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Humanitarian Assistance in Review East and Central Africa | Fiscal Year (FY) 2004 – 2014

Conflict, cyclical drought, floods, disease outbreaks, environmental degradation, rapid population growth, and limited government capacity present significant challenges to vulnerable populations in the ECA region. Between FY 2005 and FY 2014, USAID’s Office of U.S.

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DR Congo UNHCR Fact Sheet, 30 september 2014

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745 IDPs have received NFIs on 19 September in Lukwangulo and Kabembé in Katanga Province

68,165 Central African refugees live in the DRC

750 Enhanced stoves have been distributed in Nyiragongo and Rutshuru (N-Kivu)

2,234 Protection incidents recorded in South-Kivu. 4,217 in South-Kivu.

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CAR Crisis IOM Regional Response Situation Report 23 September - 6 October 2014

Highlights
CAR: IOM is repairing tarps and wooden structures of the community shelters in Kabo and Moyen Sido.

CHAD: In preparation for the cold season that starts in November, IOM distributed blankets to 1,169 individuals in Djako transit site.

CAMEROON: On 2 October, 18 Senegalese migrants from Kentzou and Garoua Boulai were assisted by the Senegalese Embassy, in close coordination with IOM, to return to Senegal.

SITUATION OVERVIEW

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Lancement du troisième passage de vaccination contre le poliovirus sauvage au Congo

CONGO BRAZZAVILLE, (CONGOSITE) - «Poursuivons la lutte contre la polio en faisant vacciner nos enfants âgés de 0 à 5 ans», tel est le thème du troisième passage de vaccination contre le poliovirus sauvage qui se tient du 9 au 12 octobre sur l’ensemble du territoire national. La campagne qui vise 909 mille enfants a été lancée par le directeur général de la santé, le Pr. Alexis Elira Dokekias, au Centre de santé intégré de Moutabala (septième arrondissement de Brazzaville).

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Central African Republic Humanitarian Situation Report - 3 October 2014

Highlights

  • On 15 September MINUSCA officially took over from MISCA;

  • On 22 September, five Muslims were killed by anti-Balaka in the Sibut area while accompanying a truck of cattle to Bangui;

  • CAR government’s decision to prevent the entry to people from Ebola affected countries (Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Nigeria) remains effective;

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Crop Prospects and Food Situation, No. 3, October 2014

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  • The forecast for global cereal production in 2014 has been raised closer to last year’s record, which is expected to boost inventories to a multi-year high.

  • Export prices of wheat and maize decreased further in September to multiyear lows, driven by expectations of large global supplies in 2014/15. Even rice prices, which had been rising in previous months, fell in September.

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La chine octroie près de 400 millions de FCFA au Congo pour la prévention du virus Ebola

CONGO BRAZZAVILLE, (CONGOSITE)- La Chine qui souhaite aider le Congo dans la prévention du virus Ebola, a octroyé une somme de 400 millions de FCFA au gouvernement congolais, en vue de lui permettre de mettre en œuvre le plan de contingence et de riposte contre le virus Ebola. La signature et l'échange des lettres relatives à ce don du gouvernement chinois au gouvernement congolais ont eu lieu récemment à Brazzaville.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 24–30 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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In Congo, trapped in violence and forgotten

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In a village emblematic of a long and brutal conflict: "We no longer know if even God can end this war."

KIVUYE, Congo — On the first market day after the militia retreated, as the midday sun broke through the mist, hundreds of villagers gathered on a grassy hillside.

Vendors sold fresh cabbage, corn and potatoes without fear of being robbed. Women bought pink dresses and orange cloth without fear of being raped. Children kicked a tattered ball made of twine without fear of being dragged away and forced to carry a gun.