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24 Nov 2015 description

Chair’s Summary – Publication of the G7 Report on the Implementation of the G8 Declaration on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict

The Chair of the G7 has the honour to present the G7 Report on the Implementation of the G8 Declaration on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict.

20 Nov 2015 description


Abnormal rainfall patterns during 2014/2015 have contributed to a spike in food insecurity, which is currently affecting at least 27.4 m people regionally (and this excludes Angola, which has yet to publish official figures; and Madagascar, which did not present to SADC, but where 1.9 m people are food insecure, of which 460,000 people are severely so). In Malawi and Zimbabwe, 2.8 m and 1.5 m people are food insecure respectively.

19 Nov 2015 description


  • UN agencies temporarily suspend humanitarian operations in CAR due to ongoing insecurity in September and October

  • USG provides $30 million in FY 2016 funding to CAR crisis


18 Nov 2015 description


  • Conflict and adverse climatic conditions continue to drive humanitarian needs in the region

  • Acute sectoral needs continue to be reported in Ethiopia

  • Flood preparedness in full swing as El Niño expected to cause serious flooding in the region

  • Civilian death tolls and human rights violations on the rise in Burundi

  • Urgent access needed to prevent food crisis in Unity State, South Sudan

Regional humanitarian outlook

17 Nov 2015 description


"We are raising as much, or more, as we’ve ever raised. Our traditional donors are as generous as ever.
It’s that the number of crises is outpacing the generosity. We need those who have given to us to give more. And we need more donors to support the gap.” WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin, speaking in August 2015 to Philanthropy Age magazine.

13 Nov 2015 description


  • Food stocks are stretched and WFP requires immediate contributions to meet the needs of vulnerable people in Burundi as well as new arrivals and existing refugees in the four countries. In particular, the Burundi operation risks critical pipeline breaks as early as December.

  • Refugees from Burundi continue to cross borders into neighbouring countries. As at 12 November, more than 216,000 new Burundian refugees had arrived in the DRC, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.


12 Nov 2015 description

The pre-elections contingency plan launched in April 2015 called for US$ 58 million for both preparedness and response for up to six months. Agencies have been using their internal funding mechanisms or diverting funding from their regular programmes to respond to the new situation. The revised post-elections plan (from September 2015 to February 2016) requires a total of $39.3 million to prepare and respond to the needs of up to 400,000 people. Agencies reported that they had received about $7.1 million by November 11, 2015.

11 Nov 2015 description


  • Le monde doit prêter attention à la situation en RCA, explique le CSU O'Brien.

  • Les nouveaux déplacements dépassent les 40 000 personnes à Bangui.

  • Les partenaires humanitaires s'engagent à rester et à apporter leur aide.

  • Le manque d'infrastructures et l'insécurité rendent l'accès impossible dans les régions du centre et du nord.

  • Arrivée d'un nouveau Coordonnateur humanitaire adjoint.


10 Nov 2015 description


This report has been developed collectively with humanitarian partners in the region to inform preparedness and advocacy efforts to mitigate and manage humanitarian risk in the Horn of Africa and Great Lakes region . It presents a four-month trend analysis from June to September 2015 and a humanitarian outlook from October to December 2015. It is the second report in the series and updates the previous scenario report which was published in May 2015.

09 Nov 2015 description

Depuis sa création en 2006 et jusqu’à ce jour, le CBPF RDC a reçu près de $US 900 millions et en a alloué plus de 875 millions. Ces allocations ont servi à financer des projets identifiés dans le cadre des Plan d’Action Humanitaire à travers deux fenêtres de financements, les “allocations standards” et les “allocations spécifiques”. Le Coordinateur Humanitaire est le premier responsable du CBPF. Il est conseillé dans ses stratégies et ses priorités par un Comité Consultatif et l’Unité Conjointe des Financements Humanitaires.

Les objectifs du CBPF sont:

06 Nov 2015 description

Summary of WFP assistance: WFP currently operates through a protracted relief and recovery operation (PRRO 200540), three special operations (SO 200789, 200747 and 200661), a regional Emergency Operating (EMOP) to assist CAR refugees in Equateur province and an IR-EMOP to assist 13,500 Burundian refugees.

05 Nov 2015 description

Conduct, coordinate and disseminate research on agriculture practices and improved seeds to member states and national research centers.

Support from USAID/West Africa:
2002 to Present

Linked Programs:
CORAF partners with USAID’s
West African Seed Program.

04 Nov 2015 description
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  • WFP urgently requires USD 81 million for the next six months to meet the needs of existing operations that are responding to the Burundi crisis.

  • A standardized expanded nutrition survey (SENS) carried out at the Mahama camp in Rwanda showed global acute malnutrition (GAM) rates of 6.6 percent. \Stunting levels are still high according to the WHO classification of severity.


04 Nov 2015 description

The gFSC global dashboard provides a quick snapshot of the country-level Food Security Clusters around the world. The updated dasboard shows that as of October 2015, the country-level Food Security Clusters remain only at 52 percent funded against their yearly requirements