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02 Jul 2015 description

Brazzaville, 2 July 2015 - As members of an EU/WHO/ACP partnership* to improve access to quality medicines meet in Brazzaville, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa, praised progress made and called for greater commitment to ensure that Africans have access to the quality, affordable medicines they need.

02 Jul 2015 description

Congo-Brazzaville: Mass deportations of DRC nationals may amount to crimes against humanity

Police violence, persecution, arbitrary detentions and rape amid a security operation to deport tens of thousands of DR Congo nationals from Congo-Brazzaville last year were part of widespread attacks that could amount to crimes against humanity, Amnesty International said in a new report today.

02 Jul 2015 description

République du Congo. Les expulsions collectives de ressortissants de la RDC pourraient constituer des crimes contre l’humanité

02 Jul 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • In CAR, World Refugee Day was celebrated on 20 June. The slogan “Diverse but all united” (I GA NDE NDE, A HON KWE, I YEKE OKO in Sango) and visual identity (a multicolored hand) of this year’s celebration is representative of UNHCR’s efforts in the past months to promote social cohesion and peace in the Central African Republic and to restore the country’s social fabric.

02 Jul 2015 description

Police violence, persecution, arbitrary detentions and rape amid a security operation to deport tens of thousands of DR Congo nationals from Congo-Brazzaville last year were part of widespread attacks that could amount to crimes against humanity, Amnesty International said in a new report today.

The organization calls for a halt of all current plans of mass expulsions of foreign nationals from the Republic of Congo and for all of those unlawfully expelled to be allowed to return, if they so desire.

02 Jul 2015 description

Les violences policières, persécutions, détentions arbitraires et viols survenus dans le cadre d’une opération de sécurité visant à expulser hors de la République du Congo (ou Congo-Brazzaville) des dizaines de milliers de ressortissants de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC) l’an dernier relèvent d’attaques généralisées susceptibles de constituer des crimes contre l'humanité, écrit Amnesty International dans un rapport rendu public jeudi 2 juillet.

01 Jul 2015 description

Highlights

· During the month of May, WFP reached some 581,000 beneficiaries through: general food distributions (GFD), nutrition support activities and school meals.

· Preparations for the roll-out of cash-based transfers for beneficiaries in Bangui are ongoing. WFP has set up a working committee which meets on a bi-weekly basis, and the first partner agreement is being signed with Oxfam to start up in Bangui in July.

29 Jun 2015 description

Ces dernières années ont été marquées par des crises humanitaires majeures en République Centrafricaine, au Sud Soudan, en Syrie, en Irak, et dans les régions touchées par le virus Ebola. Plus près de chez nous, l’est de l’Ukraine est en proie au chaos, suspendu à un fragile cessez-le-feu. Ces crises mobilisent comme jamais jusqu’alors l’ensemble de la communauté humanitaire qui doit faire face à de multiples conflits inscrits dans la durée.

Les ressources humaines et financières de nos organisations sont durement éprouvées alors même que les besoins grandissent.

24 Jun 2015 description
report Kimse Yok Mu

Despite the significant decrease in the number of people who die from easily preventable diseases, third world countries are still plagued by diseases which can be cured cost-effectively. Our organization focuses on three different highly efficient strategies to save lives and help communities escape from the vicious cycle they are in. The categories under which we operate are cataract surgeries, hospital construction & administration and health scan programs.

23 Jun 2015 description
report European Commission

Summary: 23 June 2015, Brussels - Today, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica, signed the Central Africa Regional Indicative Programme (RIP) of the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) for an amount of €350 million for the period 2014-2020.

The signature took place in the presence of Ministers and representatives of the Central African region, the Secretary General of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), and the President of the Commission for Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC).

23 Jun 2015 description

Foreword

In 2015, the world continues to face an unprecedented number of humanitarian crises.

23 Jun 2015 description

The crisis in CAR has forced more than 1 million people to flee their homes. Today, more than 399,000 people remain displaced, living in the bush, in camps or with host families. They are among the 2.7 million Central African who depend on aid to survive, including 1.2 million people food insecure.

12 Jun 2015 description

The crisis in CAR has forced more than 1 million people to flee their homes. Today, more than 426,000 KEY FIGURES people remain displaced, living in the bush, in camps or with host families. They are among the 2.7 million MORE Central African who depend on aid to survive, including 1.4 million people food insecure.

05 Jun 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • On 4 June, the UN announced that Mr. Babacar Gaye, Head of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), has authorized an investigation into allegations that one of its personnel was involved in the sexual abuse of an underage person. This follows the ongoing investigation into other instances of underage sexual abuse in the country by foreign troops.

29 May 2015 description

Situation update

WFP’s C.A.R. Regional Emergency Operation (EMOP) 200799 began on 1 January 2015 in response to another wave of insecurity and further displacement of populations.
More than 850,000 beneficiaries were reached in April across the five countries of the EMOP 200799, representing 65 percent of planned figures. In May, WFP is targeting approximately 1.3 million beneficiaries across the five countries.

26 May 2015 description

Brussels, 26 May 2015

The challenges facing the Central African Republic (CAR) are so complex and interlinked that only a comprehensive approach focused on security, humanitarian aid, stabilisation and development cooperation will help make a difference. This is the approach of the European Union (EU).