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23 Apr 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • On 14 April, the Special Representative of the Secretary General and Head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), Babacar Gaye, appealed to the UN Security Council to increase their financial contributions to the humanitarian and reconstruction efforts in the Central African Republic (CAR). Mr. Gaye noted that the country’s political transition had reached a “critical stage” as those concerned attempt to organize credible elections by August 2015.

23 Apr 2015 description

Faits saillants

  • Katanga : Plus de 8 500 incidents de protection rapportés au premier trimestre

  • US$ 2 millions à mobiliser pour prendre en charge les survivantes de violences sexuelles et sexistes (SGBV).

Aperçu de la situation

21 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • UNICEF and partners support over 144,455 South Sudanese refugees of which 87 per cent are women and children including 12,793 in Arua, 33,381 in Kiryandongo, 91,743 in Adjumani and 7,538 in Kampala.

  • A Polio house to house immunisation campaign was carried out amongst the refugees and host communities. According to the U-report Poll, 82% of respondents indicated that Polio vaccinators came to their home to vaccinate all the children under five years.

21 Apr 2015 description

Launched in June 2005 by President George W. Bush, the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) represented a major 5-year, $1.265 billion expansion of U.S. Government resources for malaria control. The Initiative is led by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented together with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). PMI funds programs in 19 focus countries in Africa and one regional program in the Greater Mekong Subregion of Southeast Asia (see Appendix 1).

21 Apr 2015 description
report Médecins du Monde

Communiqué de presse. Bruxelles, le 21 avril 2015

Depuis 20 ans, le Sud Kivu est le théâtre d’un conflit majeur, où les violences sexuelles se multiplient, souvent même utilisées comme arme de guerre. Fondé en 1999 par le Dr. Mukwege, l’hôpital de Panzi à Bukavu a déjà dû assister 45.533 survivantes de violences sexuelles.* Depuis ce mois d’avril, Médecins du Monde rejoint le projet. En partenariat l’Union européenne (ECHO), MdM accompagne et finance pour l’année à venir la prise en charge de 2.000 victimes de viols et de violences sexuelles.

16 Apr 2015 description

Minister Yelich delivers Canadian statement at United Nations Security Council open debate on sexual violence in conflict

April 15, 2015 - New York City, New York - Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

The Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular), on behalf of the Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced an additional $5.5 million to fight sexual and gender-based violence.

15 Apr 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The UN Security Council extended the mandate of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in DRC (MONUSCO) for 12 months on March 26.

  • The number of displacements in North Kivu Province recently surpassed 1 million; however, recent displacements are likely temporary, as residents are returning to areas of origin as fighting moves across the region.

  • USAID/OFDA partner Medair provides additional support to three health care facilities in North Kivu’s Beni Territory.

15 Apr 2015 description

In 2006, a study conducted by a Congolese professor identified eight cities in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo as most affected by cholera. This survey noted that most of the outbreaks were registered along the lakes, which led to the establishment of the national Plan for the eradication of cholera.

15 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • North Kivu—Sukola 2: After a joint FARDC-MONUSCO operation against FDLR in five territories was announced to start in January, some preventive displacements were observed. By the end February, the FARDC had begun targeted and unilateral operations (without MONUSCO) against the FDLR in Rutshuru and Masisi territories. Preventative displacement continues.

14 Apr 2015 description

Preface

Beginning in 2011, WHO underwent a restructuring of its emergency work to align it with the ongoing reform of the global humanitarian system led by the Inter-agency Standing Committee (IASC). This report describes the emergency risk and crisis management work of the Organization in 2013 and 2014, in the wake of this restructuring, and provides examples of how its new policies and procedures guided the implementation of specific activities for risk management and emergency response.

10 Apr 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • On 3 April, UNHCR assisted in the relocation of 13 IDPs from Yaloke enclave in the Central African Republic under the family reunification process. Through this process, UNHCR has assisted 20 IDPs from Yaloke to relocate to Cameroon since 4 March. Several other IDPs in the Yaloke have departed on their own accord on board of commercial trucks escorted by MINUSCA along the Bangui-Garoua Boulai supply route to Cameroon. UNHCR, with the support of MINUSCA, will continue with the family reunification process.

08 Apr 2015 description

Date: 08 avril 2015 Le Vice-Premier Ministre et Ministre des Affaires étrangères Didier Reynders a appris avec préoccupation la découverte macabre, à Maluku à 80 km au nord de la ville de Kinshasa, d’une fosse commune dans laquelle se trouveraient plus de 420 cadavres.

Cette découverte pose de très nombreuses questions auxquelles la population congolaise et la Communauté internationale sont en droit d’attendre des réponses.

04 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Situation in numbers

2.4 MILLION CHILDREN AFFECTED IN CAR OUT OF 4.8 MILLION

891,434 TOTAL INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS (IDPS) AND REFUGEES IN NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES

436,300 PEOPLE INTERNALLY DISPLACED IN CAR

455,134 TOTAL REFUGEES FROM CAR IN CAMEROON, CHAD, DRC AND CONGO

215,735 NEW CAR REFUGEES SINCE DECEMBER 2013

01 Apr 2015 description
report Radio Okapi

L’Union européenne accorde 80 000 euros au barreau de Kananga (Kasaï-Occidental) dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre du programme d’accès à l’aide légale. Cet argent devra servir à la poursuite de l’assistance juridique gratuite en faveur des personnes indigentes. Ce programme qui a débuté l’année passée à Kananga et Tshikapa va se poursuivre dans le reste de la province.

31 Mar 2015 description

En 2006, une étude menée par un professeur congolais a identifié huit villes de l’est de la République Démocratique du Congo comme zones sources de choléra. Cette enquête notait que la majorité de ces foyers était située en bordure des lacs. Cette étude a conduit à l’élaboration du Plan national2 d'élimination du choléra.

Sept ans plus tard, le choléra est installé durablement comme priorité sanitaire.

27 Mar 2015 description

The activities proposed hereafter are still subject to the adoption of the financing decision ECHO/WWD/ BUD/2015/01000

AMOUNT: EUR 12 000 000

25 Mar 2015 description

1. Executive Summary

The Kenya refugee operation is often cited as an example of a protracted refugee situation with traditional refugee camps in place for the past 20 or so years. In the last four years, however, the operation has been anything but static in responding to two major influxes from neighbouring countries while undergoing a transition in terms of partnerships and innovations in assistance delivery.

23 Mar 2015 description
infographic Food Security Cluster

As of March 2015, country-level Food Security Clusters/Sectors are on average only 20% funded 20% while coordination remains critical.