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Eastern Africa: Displaced Populations Report (Issue 16, 30 September 2013 - 31 March 2014)

As of March 2014, there were 9,573,092 people displaced in Burundi, eastern DRC, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Conflict trends (no. 22): Real-time analysis of African political violence, January 2014

Welcome to the January 2014 issue of the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED) Conflict Trends. Each month, ACLED researchers gather, analyse and publish data on political violence in Africa in realtime. Real-time conflict event data is published through our research partners at Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS) where it is updated monthly.

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Eastern Africa: Displaced Populations Report (Issue 15, 31 March - 30 September 2013)

Nearly 750,000 people displaced since March 2013

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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TDRP Quarterly Report April - June 2013

Highlights

  • Regional Activities: African Union – United Nations – World Bank/TDRP partnership expanded

  • Somalia: joint African Union/UNOAU/TDRP mission

  • South Sudan: Republic of South Sudan’s new national DDR Program and Pilot Reintegration Project

  • Implementation of the mid-term review of the Socio-economic Associations Study

  • Premiere of the TDRP documentary “Scoring for Peace” ( http://www.tdrp.net/scoringforpeace )

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Conflict trends (no. 16): Real-time analysis of African political violence, July 2013

Welcome to the July issue of the Armed Conflict Location & Event Dataset (ACLED) Conflict Trends report. Each issue, ACLED data on conflict patterns and dynamics in Africa from the preceding month are presented and analysed in comparative and historical perspective. Realtime conflict event data is collected and published through our research partners at Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS) where it is updated monthly.

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Children of peace in the DRC

Andre Celeti

Upon winning the Nobel Peace Prize, the European Union allocated the prize money to children affected by conflict and launched its Children of Peace initiative which aims at assisting 28,000 children. Today displaced children in the Democratic Republic of Congo are accessing education due to the Nobel Peace Prize grant.

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Eastern Africa Displaced Populations Report (Issue 14, 30 September 2012 - 31 March 2013)

DRC, Sudan and Somalia continue to host the highest number of IDPs and persons severely affected by conflict. A new report provides in-depth analysis of the situation in 12 countries.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Food Security and Nutrition Working Group Update - February 2013

REGIONAL WATCH:

Hotspots

DR Congo: While conflict in the east is reducing, large areas remain in the control of different factions and with reports of indiscriminate violence against individuals (HRW Feb 13). These threats to personal security restrict movement diminishing household production as well as access to markets

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Polio this week - As of 6 March 2013

  • In the Democratic Republic of Congo, all samples from 2012 AFP cases have now been fully cleared, and confirm that the country has not reported a WPV case in over one year (the last reported WPV case had onset of paralysis on 20 December 2011).
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Regional Food Security Situation and Outlook - November 2012

In this issue:

  • Regional Food Security Situation and Outlook - Key highlights from the FSNWG meeting November 15th
  • Hotspots to watch
  • Rainfall, flood and El Nino update
  • Market Analysis Sub-Group report on informal, regional trade in food commodities and OXFAM’s experience of engaging markets to promote business development in Turkana.
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Humanitarian Bulletin Eastern Africa, Issue 17, 16-29 October 2012

HIGHLIGHTS

Localized heavy rain showers impact Somalia and Kenya

Food security in the region has improved as harvests start to reach the markets

DRC Crisis: more than 772,450 people have been displaced in North Kivu since January 2009

Ethiopia: number of severely malnourished children declines for third straight month in August

Up to 3,000 IDP families in need of humanitarian support in Luuq, Somalia

South Sudan: health situation in Upper Nile refugee camps remains fragile

Marburg hemorrhagic fever outbreak kills five in Uganda

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Humanitarian Bulletin Eastern Africa, Issue 16, 29 September – 15 October 2012

Highlights

  • Rains continue to pound much of region

  • Great Lakes crisis unabated

  • Burundi, Eritrea suffer from “extremely alarming” hunger

  • Food security expected to improve in Ethiopia as primary harvest starts

  • Flooding affects tens of thousands in central Somalia

  • Oxfam warns Somalia’s food crisis likely to worsen in coming months

  • Massive flooding to affect food security and livelihoods in South Sudan

  • Kenya Law on Internally Displaced Persons passed

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Elephants Dying in Epic Frenzy as Ivory Fuels Wars and Profits

Report
New York Times

GARAMBA NATIONAL PARK, Democratic Republic of Congo — In 30 years of fighting poachers, Paul Onyango had never seen anything like this. Twenty-two dead elephants, including several very young ones, clumped together on the open savanna, many killed by a single bullet to the top of the head.

Read the full article in the New York Times.

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Conflict trends (no.5): real-time analysis of African political violence, August 2012

This month’s Conflict Trends report is the fifth in a series of publications by the Armed Conflict Location &Event Dataset which report and analyse realtime conflict data from across the African continent.

This issue will focus on developments in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Mali, Nigeria, Somalia and Sudan. Realtime data for the month of July is presented for each of these countries, and compared with historical trends to identify profiles and patterns in the geography, agents and modalities of violence in each case.

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Conflict trends (no.4): real-time analysis of African political violence, July 2012

This conflict trend report from ACLED is the fourth of our monthly reports that focus on regional conflict trends within Africa. In this issue, we concentrate our analysis on recent political violence in DRCongo, Libya, Mali, Nigeria, Somalia and Sudan.
Analysis of these countries is focused on the month of June 2012, with reference to violence patterns over the course of ACLED’s dataset. Present conflict patterns are compared with recent violent trends, highlighting new patterns, actors and locations.

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Eastern Africa Humanitarian Bulletin - Issue 9, 22 June - 9 July 2012

In this issue:

  • Great Lakes p.1
  • Ethiopia p.3
  • Kenya p.5
  • Somalia p.6
  • Uganda p.7
  • Horn of Africa funding update p.8

HIGHLIGHTS

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Conflict trends (no.3): real-time analysis of African political violence, June 2012

This conflict trend report from ACLED is the third of our monthly reports that focus on regional conflict trends within Africa. We concentrate our analysis on recent political violence in DR-Congo, Guinea Bissau, Mauritania, Nigeria, Somalia, Sudan & South Sudan, Zimbabwe, and North African states including Algeria, Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia.

Analysis is focused on the month of May 2012, with reference to violence patterns over the course of the last three months. Present conflict patterns are compared with recent violent with new trends, actors and locations highlighted.

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La Cinquième Commission recommande à l’Assemblée d’adopter un budget de 7,2 milliards de dollars pour le financement du maintien de la paix au cours de l’exercice 2012-2013

AG/AB/4034

Cinquième Commission
Deuxième partie de la reprise de session
38e séance – matin

La Cinquième Commission, chargée des questions administratives et budgétaires, a recommandé à l’Assemblée générale d’approuver un budget d’un montant total de plus de 7 milliards de dollars pour le financement de 14 opérations de maintien de la paix des Nations Unies (OMP) et missions politiques spéciales, pour couvrir l’exercice budgétaire annuel allant du 1er juillet 2012 au 30 juin 2013.