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17 Jan 2017 description
report AlterPresse

P-au-P, 16 janv. 2017 [AlterPresse] --- Les autorités de la Colombie révèlent avoir expulsé 34 mille migrantes et migrants de divers pays, dont 20, 366 Haïtiens, durant l’année de 2016, d’après le site du journal dominicain Listin diario, consulté par AlterPresse.

Des migrants originaires de Cuba, d’Inde, du Congo et du Népal font également partie des personnes expulsées.

Le nombre de migrants irréguliers localisés en Colombie en 2016 est presque 4 fois le chiffre de l’année précédente, fait savoir le directeur général de la migration colombienne, Christian Kruger.

17 Jan 2017 description
report UN Population Fund
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Sommaire du rapport annuel

Message du Directeur Régional

Les politiciens, les dirigeants et les parties prenantes d’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre sont clairs. Nous devons faire passer les jeunes d’abord si nous vou- lons maîtriser le dividende démographique, établir la résilience et transformer notre région pour réaliser les objectifs de développement durable et l’Afrique que nous voulons.

17 Jan 2017 description
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Executive Summary

Message from the Regional Director

Politicians, leaders and stakeholders across West and Central Africa are clear. We must put young people first if we are to harness the demographic dividend, build resilience and transform our region to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and the Africa We Want.

12 Jan 2017 description


  • ‘Market estimates for South Africa’s 2016/17 total maize production vary between 11.7 million tons and 13.0 million tons, which is well above the previous season’s output of 7.5 million tons. If this materializes, South Africa would return to be a net exporter of maize as domestic annual consumption is just 10.5 million tons’– Agbiz, www.agbiz.co.za.) '

12 Jan 2017 description

The requirements presented in this funding snapshot refer to the 2016 Regional Refugee Response Plan covering the period January to December 2016

Funding level*

  • RRP requirements: $345,705,556
  • Funding received: $113,213,446
  • % funded: 33%

    * The funding level refers only to funding received against the Inter-Agency Appeal 2016

11 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Children and women in West and Central Africa remain vulnerable to multiple threats, including insecurity, conflict, drought, flooding and epidemics. In the Central African Republic and the Lake Chad basin, widespread violence and armed conflict characterized by grave human rights violations have led to mass displacement both internally and across borders.

10 Jan 2017 description

32.0 M required for 2016 including special situations
8.8 M contributions received, representing 27% of requirements
23.2 M overall funding gap for The Republic of the Congo

All figures are displayed in USD

10 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • Following violence in Bria (Haute Kotto prefecture) in November among two different Ex-Seleka factions, heavy fighting spread in the Ouaka prefecture for control of Bambari, displacing over 8,000 people.

  • As of the end of November, 434,000 people were reportedly internally displaced, a sharp increase (14,000 people) to the previous month due to the violence that broke out in north east (Bria) and central CAR (Bambari).

04 Jan 2017 description

225.5 M required for 2016
48.1 M contributions received, representing 21% of requirements
177.3 M funding gap for the Central African Republic Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

03 Jan 2017 description

Due to ongoing armed conflict between the Government forces and rebel groups, more than 60 deadly attacks have taken place since late September 2016 in Pool Department in the Republic of Congo.

28 Dec 2016 description


  • The School Feeding Programme faces a critical funding gap. The new school year started in October but there is currently no food available for school canteens. Furthermore, WFP faces a critical shortfall for the safety net programme.

  • Funded by the European Union, WFP, FAO and IFAD have launched a small-holder farmer project with the Government to promote a home grown school feeding programme.

27 Dec 2016 description


64,755 South Sudanese refugees, most of them new arrivals.

103,717 Refugees from the Central African Republic.

34,973 Refugees from Burundi

543,309 Congolese refugees in African countries

5,501 Rwandan refugees repatriated from DRC in 2016

22 Dec 2016 description


6 Emergency Response Preparedness roll out missions (ERP)
4 Contingency plan revised
3 Simulation Exercises (SIMEX) Inter-agency assessment on national capacity for DRR and emergency preparedness
3 Ebola preparedness evaluations


22 Dec 2016 description

1. Summary

In November 2015, more than 1,000 Cuban nationals were reported to be camped out at the Paso Canoas border crossing with Panama. In view of requirements for entering the country and the fact that these migrants did not meet them, a significant amount of people began to congregate in this border community, taking to living in the streets while they waited for a solution to their immigration status. The Costa Rican government issued permits allowing migrants to enter the country and continue on their way to the United States.