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27 Mar 2017 description

Press release 56/2017 27 March 2017

By decision of Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Kai Mykkänen, Finland’s humanitarian aid will amount to EUR 61.4 million, of which approximately EUR 20 million will be channelled to the famine-hit countries in the Horn of Africa and to Nigeria and Yemen.

27 Mar 2017 description

ROME, ITALY – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed a donation of US$6 million from the Republic of Korea that will allow WFP to enhance innovative food security monitoring systems in ten countries in Africa, enabling the organization to hear directly from people in need. The funding was raised through Korea’s air-ticket solidarity levy, which is collected from each international flight passenger departing Korea. Known as the “Global Disease Eradication Fund,” it is part of Seoul’s commitment to ending global disease, poverty and hunger.

27 Mar 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

404,226 New Burundian refugees in asylum countries since April 2015 as of 28 February 2017

FUNDING

USD 214.5 million Requested by UNHCR for the overall Burundi Situation in 2017

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Burundi: UNHCR in Burundi is continuing its border and protection monitoring activities in return areas, as well as preparing for potential voluntary returns in light of the tripartite that will be organized with Tanzanian authorities in March.

24 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

  • Crop-destroying caterpillars, known as armyworms, have destroyed 63,000 hectares of maize in south-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo since December, causing local maize prices to triple. The 63,000 hectares represent 80 percent of maize production in Haut Katanga province.

24 Mar 2017 description

Son Excellence Monsieur Hiroshi KARUBE, Ambassadeur du Japon en République Démocratique du Congo a pris part ce jeudi 23 mars 2017 à la Revue Conjointe entre le Programme des Nations Unies pour le Développement (PNUD) et le Japon, ainsi qu’à la cérémonie de remise de 900 lanternes solaires de marque Panasonic, don de l’entreprise japonaise à la République démocratique du Congo à travers le PNUD.

23 Mar 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

164,571

The camp population as at 28th February 2017. The figure is inclusive of Kalobeyei population.

2,069

Number of South Sudanese new arrivals registered in the month of February 2017

23,642

The population currently hosted at Kalobeyei Settlement.

FUNDING

USD 65M Requested for Kakuma operation.

Funded 31%

Gap 69%

PRIORITIES

20 Mar 2017 description

Les Fonds de Financement Communs Pays (CBPF) permettent aux organisations humanitaires d’apporter une assistance rapide et efficace à ceux qui en ont le plus besoin. Ils permettent aux Gouvernements et aux donateurs privés de mettre en commun leurs ressources pour répondre à des crises spécifiques, qu’il s’agisse d’une catastrophe naturelle ou d’un conflit armé.

FONCTIONNEMENT DES CBPF

16 Mar 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Nearly one in ten people is severely food insecure

  • SAM rates surpass the critical threshold of 2% in Kirundo

  • Malaria outbreak in Burundi: more than 9 million cases and over 4,000 deaths since January 2017

  • CERF supports food security and protection (DTM) sectors with US$3.5 million

Nearly one million more people affected by food insecurity in 2 months

16 Mar 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

· The arrival rate for South Sudanese refugees into Uganda is still high at almost 2,000 per day.

· Women and children fleeing conflict from South Sudan, DR Congo and Burundi are in desperate need of critical health services, clean water, education, and support to help them deal with the extreme stress they have experienced. However, UNICEF’s Humanitarian Action for Children (HAC) appeal is only 6 per cent funded to date.

16 Mar 2017 description

Key messages

  • Burundi is experiencing a multidimensional socio-economic crisis impacting different sectors and aspect of livelihoods, which has led to displacement and food insecurity. The violence that ensued after president Nkurunziza’s bid for a third term in office in 2015 triggered an exodus. More than 390 000 Burundians have fled the country and another 146 000 are reportedly internally displaced.

11 Mar 2017 description

Quand une pirogue fait office de clinique mobile

Ils ont dû pagayer sans relâche pendant près de deux heures pour parvenir à l’Unité de traitement du choléra (UTC) le plus proche, à Bolenge, près de Mbandaka, capitale de la province de l’Equateur. « Sans notre pirogue et l’intervention rapide du personnel médical, mon fils serait mort du choléra en décembre dernier », explique le père d’un jeune garçon de 9 ans. Il a survécu à cette maladie d’origine hydrique qui menace chaque année près de 5 millions de personnes en République Démocratique du Congo.

11 Mar 2017 description

781.8 M required for 2017

65.7 M contributions received, representing 8% of requirements

716.1 M funding gap for the South Sudan Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

11 Mar 2017 description

214.4 M required for 2017

2.2 M contributions received, representing 1% of requirements

212.2 M funding gap for the Burundi Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

09 Mar 2017 description

Le Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement (PNUD) a procédé à la remise d’un don composé d’équipements et de matériels d’une valeur totale de 110 000 dollars à la Justice militaire du Nord-Kivu. Cette donation a été financée par le Japon et l’Union Européenne à travers l’équipe d’experts des Nations Unies sur les questions d’Etat de Droit et la violence sexuelle liée aux conflits. Ce don vise à appuyer considérablement les efforts de la Justice militaire dans la lutte contre l’impunité.

09 Mar 2017 description

Overview

In August 2016, violence erupted between congolese forces and militiamen Kamuina Nsapu, leading to nearly 400 casualties and many injuries in Dibaya Territory, Kasai Central. This violence spread to neighbouring Kasai and Kasai Oriental provinces.

As of 28 February 2017, these provinces hosted nearly 200,000 displaced people, including 52% of women. Nearly 165,000 people need primary healthcare; 45,000 people suffer from severe malnutrition and at least 38,000 school children can no longer attend school.