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24 Sep 2016 description

Following a brief period of suppressed rainfall, Guatemala registers heavy precipitation during the last week

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Prolonged heavy rainfall during the season throughout the Niger River basin has triggered flooding and inundation along the Niger River in Mali, Niger, and Nigeria. Inundation is also expected to be greater than it has been for many years through the inner Niger delta.

23 Sep 2016 description

By: William Spindler

The number of people fleeing violence, threats, extrajudicial killings, abduction, torture and persecution in Burundi has passed the 300,000 mark some 18 months after the political crisis in the central African nation erupted in April last year.

21 Sep 2016 description

EN BREF

27.250 Nouveaux réfugiés sud soudanais arrivés en RDC depuis fin 2015.

95.606 Réfugiés centrafricains en RDC.

31.867 Réfugiés burundais en RDC.

525.978 Réfugiés de la RDC en Afrique.

3.914 Réfugiés rapatriés de la RDC en 2016.

21 Sep 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

27,250 Newly arrived South Sudanese refugees in DRC since late 2015.

95,606 Refugees from the Central African Republic in the DRC.

31,867 Refugees from Burundi in DRC

525,978 Congolese refugees in African countries

3,914 Refugees repatriated from DRC in 2016.

20 Sep 2016 description

180.6 M required for 2016
79.6 M contributions received, representing 44% of requirements
101.0 M funding gap for the Burundi Situation

20 Sep 2016 description

Washington, DC - Today the U.S. Agency for International Development announced funding to help educate children impacted by humanitarian crises in Africa and called on innovators to develop solutions to global hunger. The two announcements, which coincided with the 71st UN General Assembly and President Obama's Leaders' Summit on Refugees, demonstrate USAID's ongoing commitment to improving livelihoods and creating opportunities for people around the world.

Education:

19 Sep 2016 description

Highlights

  • WFP’s main priority is to provide food assistance to refugees and the vulnerable host communities, and to build national capacity to design and manage home-grown hunger solutions.

  • A total of USD 10.4 million is urgently required in the next six months (September 2016 – February 2017) to maintain food assistance to the growing number of refugees in the camps.

  • School feeding in camps and in food-insecure districts ensures children attend school, receive nutritious meals and reduce dropout rates.

19 Sep 2016 description

An analysis based on actual persons registered in the UNHCR refugee database (proGres)