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18 Dec 2014 description

Le Conseil d'administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a approuvé, ce 17 décembre 2014, un don de quelque 108 milliards de dollars EU, prélevé sur les ressources du Fonds africain de développement (FAD), en faveur de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC).

16 Dec 2014 description

Avec 2,7 millions de personnes déplacées internes dont plus de 261 000 après juillet 2014 suite aux problèmes sécuritaires, la situation humanitaire en RDC reste préoccupante. A la crise de protection liée aux conflits armés s’ajoutent les problèmes sanitaires, l’accès humanitaire et les catastrophes naturelles qui sont parmi les plus grand défis humanitaires actuels.

08 Dec 2014 description
report UN News Service

8 décembre 2014 – L'ONU et ses partenaires humanitaires ont lancé lundi un appel de fonds de 16,4 milliards de dollars auprès des donateurs pour venir en aide à au moins 57,5 millions de personnes vulnérables à travers le monde l'an prochain.

« Plus de 80% des personnes que nous voulons aider se trouvent dans des pays affectés par des conflits où la brutalité et la violence ont un impact dévastateur sur leur vie », a déclaré la Secrétaire générale adjointe des Nations Unies aux affaires humanitaires, Valerie Amos.

08 Dec 2014 description
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(Geneva, 8 December 2014): Humanitarian organizations aim to help at least 57.5 million of the most vulnerable people in the world with assistance in 2015 and require US$16.4 billion to do so. “Over 80 percent of those we intend to help are in countries mired in conflict where brutality and violence have had a devastating impact on their lives,” said Valerie Amos, UN Under-Secretary- General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, as she launched the 2015 global humanitarian appeal.

04 Dec 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund

The massive displacement of children and their families from the Central African Republic (CAR) continues and has resulted in an outflow of over 300,000 refugees, returnees and third-country nationals into neighboring Cameroon, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and Congo. The large majority of people fleeing CAR are Muslims, and over 80 per cent are women and children.

02 Dec 2014 description
report African Union

Lagos, Nigeria 1st December, 2014 – About two hundred and fifty health volunteers from Nigeria to be deployed to Ebola affected countries under the framework of the African Union Support to Ebola Outbreak in West Africa (ASEOWA), have commenced pre deployment training as part of the protocol before deployment. The contingent was assembled by the Federal Government of Nigeria in response to the appeal made by the Chairperson of the African Union Commission Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma in October for Member States to contribute health personnel to join the fight against Ebola.

30 Nov 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Over 11 million people are living as refugees or IDPs in the eastern Africa region.

28 Nov 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Central African Republic (CAR): The situation in Zemio, Haut-Mbomou prefecture has returned to calm since the visit of the Humanitarian Country Team (HCT) on 22 November. The populations displaced by the events have returned to their homes and mediation efforts between all parties to the conflict are underway notably through a plan to set up a conflict resolution committee to be steered by UNHCR. The unrest led to the death of two people, injured 15 people and 84 homes were burnt.

27 Nov 2014 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • 5 personnes tuées et plus de 130 autres disparues dans une catastrophe naturelle à Kalehe

  • Le sud de la province a particulièrement été affecté par le choléra

  • La situation humanitaire demeure fragile au Sud-Kivu, USD 6,5 millions sont nécessaires dans les zones de besoins humanitaires prioritaires.

Catastrophe naturelle à Kalehe

18 Nov 2014 description

Highlights

  • In recent years, Nigeria has been facing an armed insurgency in the three north-eastern States of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe, home to some 13 million people. On 14 May 2013, the Government of Nigeria declared a state of emergency in these three States and swiftly put in place operational measures for a counter-insurgency operation. As of May 2014, millions are believed to have been affected, with at least 650,000 of them internally displaced in the directly affected States.

11 Nov 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • As at 5th November 2014, Kakuma had received 44,131 asylum seekers from South Sudan. This brings the total camp population to 178,995. As at 5th November 176,279 refugees had been registered by UNHCR and DRA, with South Sudanese making up 49% of the registered population.

03 Nov 2014 description

Spokesman of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce Sun Jiwen made a comment on October 31 on implementing the third round of material assistance with a value of 200 million yuan announced by President Xi Jinping to help African countries fight against the Ebola epidemic.