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25 May 2016 description

The Great Lakes Region highlights the interconnected nature of conflict. This is particularly true for the four focus countries of the Great Lakes Project (GLP), namely Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Rwanda and Uganda. This interconnectedness forms the basis of the GLP’s regional approach.

Introduction

24 May 2016 description

Highlights

  • The School Feeding Programme is facing critical shortfalls from May 2016 onwards.

  • In April, food assistance was provided to 14,599 CAR refugees.

  • In April, food assistance was also provided to 3,657 DRC refugees.

  • The assistance to DRC refugees will end in June without new donor contributions.

24 May 2016 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

By the end of 2015, strong progress continued towards each of the Endgame Plan’s four objectives. The world has never been closer to eradicating polio, with fewer cases in fewer areas of fewer countries than at any time in the past. The virus is now more geographically constrained than at any point in history. As the GPEI enters 2016, it is more important than ever to redouble efforts to eradicate poliovirus in every corner of the globe.

20 May 2016 description

(Paris, Banjul), La FIDH et ses 5 organisations présentes à Banjul se félicitent des résolutions adoptées par la Commission africaine des droits de l’Homme et des peuples (CADHP) lors de sa 58ème session ordinaire, en particulier sur la protection des défenseurs des droits humains.

20 May 2016 description
report UN News Service

19 mai 2016 – Le Secrétaire général de l'ONU, Ban Ki-moon, a parlé mercredi au téléphone avec le Président de la République du Congo, Denis Sassou N'Guesso, à qui il a fait part de son inquiétude concernant l'opération de sécurité menée par le gouvernement dans la région du Pool, dans le sud-est du pays, et son impact sur la population civile.

19 May 2016 description
report Geneva Call
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As humanitarian actors increasingly operate in situations of internal armed conflict, the importance of negotiating with ANSAs to ensure access has come to the forefront. Yet humanitarians on the ground and the broader international humanitarian community often fail to understand ANSAs’ perspectives and motives and, as a result, struggle to engage with them effectively.

18 May 2016 description
report UN News Service

18 May 2016 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, speaking by phone today with the President of the Republic of the Congo, Denis Sassou N’Guesso, expressed concern about the Government’s ongoing security operation in the south-eastern Pool region of the country and its impact on the civilian population.

18 May 2016 description

Depuis 2013, la République centrafricaine fait face à une crise humanitaire majeure. Plus de 2,3 millions de personnes ont besoin d'aide. Environ 418.638 personnes sont toujours déplacées dont 52.633 à Bangui. Cette crise a contraint environ 467.468 personnes à se réfugier au Cameroun, au Tchad, en République démocratique du Congo et en République du Congo.

11 May 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

169
Unaccompanied minors assisted by UNHCR

57,401
NFIs distributed

103
SGBV survivors who have received support from UNHCR

FUNDING

USD 14,113,280
requested for the operation

PRIORITIES

  • Operational priority 1 in the coming weeks :ensure registration and documentation of all CAR refugees