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23 Jan 2015 description

Highlights

  • The humanitarian community in CAR strongly condemns the abduction of humanitarian workers.

  • Nearly 10,000 Central Africans have fled to the Democratic Republic of the Congo since 16 December.

  • Malnutrition persists among the nearly 500 members of the Fulani (aka “Pheul”) community displaced in Yaloké.

Situation Overview

23 Jan 2015 description

In January 2015, the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator allocated US$99.5 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to boost life-saving relief in 12 countries where humanitarian needs are high but financial support is low. Some $77.5 million will go to six countries affected by the crisis in Syria. Another $14 million will support aid operations in three countries in the Great Lakes Region in Africa, where the long running conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo continues to have disastrous effects.

23 Jan 2015 description

(New York, 23 January 2014) – The United Nations humanitarian chief, Valerie Amos, has allocated some US$100 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to boost life-saving relief work in Syria and 11 other countries where humanitarian needs are high but financial support is low.

23 Jan 2015 description

La situation sécuritaire précaire à l’est du pays a maintenu plus de 2 millions de personnes en déplacement. La persistance et la résurgence de certaines maladies dont le choléra et l’Ebola ont mis en mal certaines communautés déjà fragiles. Plus de US$ 563 millions ont été mobilisés pour répondre aux divers besoins nés des différentes crises.

20 Jan 2015 description
report Rotary

The continued fight to eradicate polio gets an additional $34.8 million boost from Rotary in support of immunization activities and research to be carried out by the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. The funds will be used by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF for polio immunization, surveillance and research activities in ten countries, as well as to provide technical assistance to additional countries in Africa.

15 Jan 2015 description

The Netherlands will continue to support the UN peace process for the Great Lakes Region in Africa. In early January the deadline expired for the disarmament of the Hutu rebel group Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) in eastern DRC (Democratic Republic of the Congo). Foreign minister Bert Koenders and development minister Lilianne Ploumen today met with Said Djinnit, UN Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region, to discuss how to best deal with the FDLR.

07 Jan 2015 description

Donor contributions are monetary donations provided by Governments and the private sector. This mechanism gives them the opportunity to pool their unearmarked contributions to a specific country. With these pooled donations, CBPFs offer rapid and flexible financing instruments to scale up humanitarian operations, increase humanitarian access, and strengthen our partnerships with local and international NGOs and UN agencies. This complements the overall humanitarian response based on affected people's needs identified under country-specific strategic response plans.

25 Dec 2014 description

On December 17, 2014, the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group approved a donation of approximately US $108 million from the resources of the African Development Fund (AFD) to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

The project involves the development of the Tshikapa-Mbuji Mayi route, more specifically the 87-kilometre Tshikapa-Kamuesha section, and the repair of related agricultural and rural infrastructure in the province of Western Kasai. This province is very isolated due to the advanced state of disrepair of its road network.

23 Dec 2014 description
infographic UN Children's Fund

As of 17 December 2014, there have been 18,569 confirmed, probable and suspected EVD cases in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, and 6,900 deaths.Over 9.4 million children are living in the affected areas in these 3 countries. An estimated 3,492 children have been infected with Ebola, and a far greater number of children have lost one or both parents or caregivers in this crisis.

22 Dec 2014 description
report Radio Okapi

La Corée du Sud va allouer une aide financière de 8,5 millions de dollars américains à la République démocratique du Congo (RDC) en 2015, a annoncé mercredi 17 décembre le chargé d’affaires de l’ambassade sud-coréenne, au cours d’un dîner de presse organisé à Kinshasa. Ce fonds qui a déjà été décaissé par l’Agence coréenne au développement devra servir au développement du secteur agricole congolais.

22 Dec 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

Beni Territory / North Kivu: The situation remains extremely critical in North Kivu’s Beni territory along the Mbau-Oicha-Eringeti axis due to violence and direct attacks against civilians allegedly perpetrated by ADF / NALU rebels. Attacks and killings have terrorized communities along this axis since October.

22 Dec 2014 description

RÉSUMÉ

En 2015, l’assistance humanitaire en République Centrafricaine cible 2 millions de personnes dans le besoin, en concentrant la réponse sur les urgences, la protection et le renforcement de la résilience.

Objectifs stratégiques

  1. Améliorer immédiatement les conditions de vie des nouvelles personnes déplacées, en leurs assurant la protection et en leur fournissant des biens et services sociaux de base.

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.