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Central African Crisis: Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (1 August 2014)

The security situation remains volatile throughout the country. Renewed tension and the escalation of violence in the interior of the country, in particular in the town of Bambari and Paoua, have triggered new displacements. Humanitarian operations continue to be severely constrained by insecurity and serious funding gaps. Total IDP figures remain high, with nearly one million people displaced internally and across borders. Hundreds of CAR refugees continue to arrive in Cameroon every week.

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South Sudan + 5 others
South Sudan Crisis Situation Report No. 46 (as of 24 July 2014)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Some 1.1 million people are facing emergency levels of food insecurity.

  • Water, sanitation and hygiene partners reported reaching some 400,000 more people in crisis-affected areas in June compared to May, raising the overall number of people reached with some humanitarian assistance to 2.4 million.

  • An additional aircraft, able to carry 10 metric tonnes per day, was contracted and dedicated specifically to operations in Bentiu. This frees up other air assets for rapid response operations.

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Japan Government Official Visits MAG in the DRC

MAG has hosted a visit from the Japanese Government to see first-hand the impact that Japan’s funding brings to conflict-hit communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Mrs Hanako Nakano, from the Japanese Embassy in Kinshasa, visited MAG’s operations in Kabalo territory, Katanga province earlier this month.

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Central African Crisis: Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 24 July 2014)

The security situation remains volatile throughout the country. Renewed tension and the escalation of violence in the interior of the country, in particular in the town of Bambari, have triggered new displacements. Humanitarian operations continue to be severely constrained by insecurity and serious funding gaps. Total IDP figures remain high, with nearly one million people displaced internally and across borders.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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World + 14 others
UNMAS Annual Report 2013

In 2013 UNMAS made the world safer. Whether it was through spearheading humanitarian mine action in Afghanistan and Mali, assisting United Nations deployment in the Central African Republic, completing the landmine survey of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, attaining agreements to demine in the West Bank or building secure weapons storage facilities in Libya, the lead United Nations entity on explosives hazards saved lives.

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Canada’s Support for UNICEF’s Humanitarian Operations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Today’s announcement of $3 million to support UNICEF in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is addressing the humanitarian needs of vulnerable children and their families as a result of ongoing conflict and insecurity.

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DR Congo UNICEF Monthly Humanitarian Situation Report - 01 - 30 June 2014

Highlights

Lubero, North Kivu: Following the advance of NDC-Cheka militia towards other localities of Ikobo and Bunyatenge groupings in South Lubero, populations moved towards localities along Masereka- Lukanga axis. Over 1,000 households were added to 3,000 initially recorded in other localities of South Lubero. The threat of this militia walking on Bunyatenge, a locality bordering recently affected Oninga (Walikale), worries populations and humanitarian workers.

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Soutien du Canada à l’appui des opérations humanitaires de l’UNICEF en République démocratique du Congo

Le soutien de 3 millions de dollars annoncé aujourd’hui à l’appui du travail de l’UNICEF en République démocratique du Congo vise à répondre aux besoins humanitaires des enfants vulnérables touchés par le conflit et l’insécurité qui sévissent actuellement et à ceux de leurs familles.

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Ituri: 6 millions d’euros pour financer la construction des infrastructures sanitaires

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Radio Okapi

L’Union européenne a décaissé 6 millions d’euros pour financer la construction des infrastructures sanitaires dans sept zones de santé de l’Ituri. Ce projet vise à réduire le taux de mortalité infantile et maternelle dans ce district. Le gestionnaire de ce projet au ministère congolais de la Santé, docteur Simbi Ahadi, l’a annoncé mardi 22 juillet à Bunia.

Ce projet vise à accélérer l’atteinte des Objectifs du millénaire pour le développement 4 et 5 relatifs à la mortalité infantile et à la santé maternelle.

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République Démocratique du Congo: Bulletin humanitaire numéro 5 | juin 2014

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Nord-Kivu : Plus de 33 000 personnes déplacées en juin.
  • Katanga : Les déplacements continuent avec l’expansion de la zone d’insécurité.
  • Maniema : Plus de 85 000 personnes retournées en six mois, mais d’autres déplacés arrivent du Sud-Kivu.
  • Le sud du Territoire d’Irumu, nouvel épicentre des déplacements en Province Orientale.
  • Plus de la moitié des zones de santé de Kinshasa touchée par la rougeole

CHIFFRES CLÉS

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Cameroon + 4 others
Central African Republic Revised Regional Refugee Response Plan: January-December 2014

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SUMMARY

Period: January to December 2014
Current Beneficiary Population:159,876
Planning Figure to End- 2014: 306,500

Target Beneficiaries:

  • New Refugees fleeing the Central African Republic (CAR) since December 2013.
  • Third Country Nationals fleeing CAR with refugees to Cameroon and Congo.
  • Host communities.

Financial Requirements: USD 209,707,4101
Number of Partners: 16

Introduction

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Central African Republic Situation: UNHCR External Regional Update 24, 12-18 July 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • On 18 July, the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator, Ms. Valerie Amos and the Commissioner for international cooperation, humanitarian aid and crisis response, Ms. Kristalina Georgieva, issued a joint statement expressing their concern at deliberate and deadly attacks against civilians in the Central African Republic. There are continued reports of intensified violence, including, in several instances targeting displaced people, as was the case recently in Bambari which killed at least 27 people.

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RD Congo: Aperçu humanitaire (Juillet 2014)

L’Est de la RDC demeure une zone sécuritaire très volatile. Le sud du Territoire d’Irumu en Province Orientale, le Masisi au Nord-Kivu et le « triangle de la mort » au Katanga sont des niches d’insécurité où régulièrement des attaques, affrontements et autres incidents de protection condamnent des milliers de personnes à l’errance pour se protéger.

FAITS MARQUANTS

Sud Irumu

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Central African Crisis: Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 17 July 2014)

The security situation remains volatile throughout the country. Renewed tension and the escalation of violence in the interior of the country, in particular in the town of Bambari, have triggered new displacements. Humanitarian operations continue to be severely constrained by insecurity and serious funding gaps. Total IDP figures remain high, with nearly one million people displaced internally and across borders. Hundreds of CAR refugees continue to arrive in Cameroon every week and some 36 per cent of site-resident IDPs intend to stay.

KEY FIGURES

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DR Congo UNHCR Fact Sheet 30 June 2014

UNHCR operational highlights

• A UNHCR-OCHA mission from Geneva and New York visited Kinshasa, from 10-11 June 2014, for the official roll-out of the new Refugee Coordination Model (RCM), which is a result of the joint UNHCR-OCHA Note on Mixed Solutions: Coordination in Practice, in Democratic Republic of Congo. The overall goal was to introduce the new RCM, reflect on existing coordination practices and the current interface between refugee and IASC coordination, as well as identifying lessons learned and good practices to assist future field application.

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World + 35 others
Annual Report and Accounts 2013–14

Annual Report

The Annual Report meets DFID’s obligation to report on its activities and progress toward the Millennium Development Goals under the International Development (Reporting and Transparency) Act 2006. It includes information on DFID’s results achieved, spending, performance and efficiency. The audited statutory accounts include spend against Parliamentary Estimate, and a statement of DFID’s assets and liabilities.

Accounts

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Note pour les médias n° 08-014 | Kinshasa, RDC | 14 juillet 2014

Le Ministre de l’Enseignement Primaire, Secondaire et Professionnel (EPSP), Maker Mwangu Famba, a lancé à Kinshasa, au nom de son collègue de l’Enseignement Supérieur, Universitaire et Recherche Scientifique empêché, le Projet d’évaluation et d’accréditation du Curriculum de la Faculté des Sciences Pharmaceutiques de l’Université de Kinshasa. L’objectif est de contribuer à l’assainissement du secteur pharmaceutique de la RDC afin de rendre accessibles les médicaments de qualité aux populations.

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Central African Republic Situation: UNHCR External Regional Update 23, 5 - 11 July 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Due to the continued outflow of Central African refugees to neighbouring countries, UNHCR and partners are planning to release a revision of the Regional Response Plan (RRP) in Geneva on 22 July. The first RRP was launched in April by 15 appealing agencies (6 UN agencies, IOM and 8 NGOs).

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Malawi + 14 others
Southern Africa Humanitarian Bulletin: Issue 16, July 2014

The region is characterized by high levels of vulnerability but recent momentum around the resilience-building agenda in Lesotho and Malawi shows great promise.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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