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08 Feb 2016 description

Summary of WFP assistance:

WFP's interventions in Uganda focus on three priority areas: emergency humanitarian action; food and nutrition security; and agriculture and market support, which includes Purchase for Progress (P4P). These are implemented through a Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation (PRR0 200824) for emergency humanitarian action and a country programme (200894) for food and nutrition security and agriculture and market support.

08 Feb 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A total of 236,464 Burundian refugees and asylum-seekers have arrived in the neighbouring countries of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the United Republic of Tanzania, Rwanda, as well as Uganda and Zambia since April 2015.

04 Feb 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Insecurity continues to result in the temporary suspension of humanitarian relief activities in CAR

  • 2.7 million people require humanitarian assistance in CAR

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

04 Feb 2016 description

Depuis octobre 2013, le Canada a investi près de 70 millions de dollars en financement ciblé dans le monde visant à prévenir le mariage d’enfants, le mariage précoce et le mariage forcé.

04 Feb 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Insecurity generates displacement, significant humanitarian needs

  • 2016 HRP for DRC calls for $690 million in humanitarian assistance

  • USAID provides additional $25 million in emergency food assistance and supports humanitarian assessments

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

02 Feb 2016 description

by Christina Parsons

The first container of 2016 destined for HEAL Africa’s Hospital in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo is being packed at Health Partners International of Canada’s distribution centre.

Along with the usual contents of medical and surgical supplies, HPIC will be providing four skids of essential medicines.

01 Feb 2016 description

Key Points

  • The total number of Burundian refugees has increased to 239,754, whereas IDPs are now estimated to be 25,081 in view of new data from Makamba and Kirundo, and a new assessment in Rutana.

  • New patterns of human rights violations have emerged, including cases of sexual violence, increased enforced disappearances and torture

  • Since April 2015, OHCHR reports 439 killings, 262 arbitrary arrests, and 263 cases of torture/ill-treatment.

30 Jan 2016 description

This Quarterly Update covers the activities of the Geneva-based Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) between 1 October and 31 December 2015. It is also available to be read online or downloaded at www.internal-displacement.org.
IDMC, established by the Norwegian Refugee Council, is the leading non-governmental body monitoring internal displacement worldwide.

Climate Change: Displacement recognised in the COP 21 Paris agreement

30 Jan 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • UN requests $1.3 billion for life-saving assistance to 5.1 million people in South Sudan in 2016

  • WFP utilizes air assets and vehicle and barge convoys to reach food-insecure populations and pre-position humanitarian supplies

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

29 Jan 2016 description

60 million PEOPLE WILL BE AFFECTED BY EL NIÑO IN THE FOUR MOST AFFECTED REGIONS

2.8 million PEOPLE REQUIRE HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE IN GUATEMALA AND HONDURAS

10.2 million PEOPLE IN NEED OF EMERGENCY FOOD IN ETHIOPIA

14 million FOOD INSECURE PEOPLE IN SOUTHERN AFRICA – EXCLUDING SOUTH AFRICA

El Niño status

29 Jan 2016 description

$100 million has been approved from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) during the first 2016 underfunded emergencies allocation round to assist 4.5 million people in nine silent and severely underfunded crises. The funds will sustain life-saving relief in emergencies where levels of risk and vulnerability are alarmingly high, but available resources for humanitarian response are critically low.

29 Jan 2016 description

(Addis-Abeba/New York, 29 janvier 2016) Aujourd’hui, le Secrétaire général des Nations Unies Ban Ki-moon a débloqué 100 millions de dollars du Fonds central de l’ONU pour les interventions d’urgence (CERF) en faveur d’opérations humanitaires qui manquent cruellement de fonds dans le cadre de neuf situations d’urgence négligées.

29 Jan 2016 description

Summary of WFP assistance: WFP operates through a protracted relief and recovery operation (PRRO), four special operations (SO), and a regional Emergency Operation (EMOP) to assist CAR refugees in ex-Equateur province.

29 Jan 2016 description
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(Addis Ababa/New York, 29 January 2016) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today released US$100 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for severely underfunded aid operations in nine neglected emergencies. The funds will enable life-saving help for millions of people forced from their homes in Central and Eastern Africa, those affected by conflict and food insecurity in Libya and Mali, and the most vulnerable and at risk of malnutrition in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

28 Jan 2016 description

Rome, le 28 janvier 2016 – La République démocratique du Congo et le Fonds international de développement agricole des Nations Unies (FIDA) ont signé ce jour un accord pour financer le Projet d’appui au secteur agricole dans la Province du Nord-Kivu (PASA-NK). Ciblant les agriculteurs pauvres et les ménages dirigés par des femmes, le projet vise à accroître les revenus tout en boostant la sécurité alimentaire du pays.

28 Jan 2016 description

Rome, 28 January 2016 – The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) signed an agreement today to finance the North Kivu Agriculture Sector Support project (PASA-NK). Targeting poor farmers and women-headed households, the project aims at raising incomes while boosting the country’s food security.

27 Jan 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

AVANT-PROPOS DU DIRECTEUR GÉNÉRAL DE L’UNICEF

Action humanitaire pour les enfants en 2016

Le nombre d’enfants pris au piège des crises humanitaires dans le monde est stupéfiant et donne à réfléchir. Près de 250 millions de garçons et de filles vivent dans des pays frappés par des conflits violents, qui durent souvent depuis longtemps.