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01 Jul 2016 description

This weekly report is produced by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) as part of the United Nations Country Management Team (UNCMT) response to the influx of Burundian and Congolese refugees from Burundi. The report covers the period from June 20 to 26, 2016. The next report will be issued on July 04, 2016.

Highlights

01 Jul 2016 description

30-Jun-2016

KAMPALA - The Government of Japan has contributed US$4.5m (around 15 billion Ugandan shillings) to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) ($3.5 million) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) ($1 million) in support of the humanitarian response for refugees and Ugandan host communities.

30 Jun 2016 description

573.4 M required for 2016
85.4 M contributions received, representing 15% of requirements
488.0 M funding gap for the South Sudan Situation

30 Jun 2016 description

225.5 M required for 2016
24.7 M contributions received, representing 11% of requirements
200.8 M funding gap for the Central African Republic Situation

30 Jun 2016 description

180.6 M required for 2016
50.7 M contributions received, representing 28% of requirements
129.9 M funding gap for the Burundi Situation

30 Jun 2016 description

SUMMARY

 In Angola, as of 24 June 2016 a total of 3464 suspected cases have been reported, of which 868 are confirmed. The total number of reported deaths is 353, of which 116 were reported among confirmed cases. Suspected cases have been reported in all 18 provinces and confirmed cases have been reported in 16 provinces and 79 of 125 reporting districts.

30 Jun 2016 description
report Human Rights Watch

State Department List Adds Iraq, Excludes Afghanistan

30 Jun 2016 description

La 10e réunion consultative conjointe annuelle du CPS de l’Union africaine (UA) et du Conseil de sécurité de l’Organisation des Nations Unies (ONU) a été marquée par des tensions concernant l’ordre du jour.

Les questions liées au financement et à la coordination entre l’ONU et l’UA dans la prévention des crises ont dominé le débat ouvert.

Le CPS veut que les pays membres africains du Conseil de sécurité de l’ONU lui fassent rapport sur la façon dont ils collaborent pour défendre ses décisions.

30 Jun 2016 description

I am delighted to welcome you to this Annual Meeting on Strengthening the Rule of Law in Crisis-affected and Fragile Contexts.

Allow me to begin by acknowledging members of our high-level panel this morning:

30 Jun 2016 description

SUMMARY

  • Ongoing security incidents lead to further displacement in Wau and Raja (Western Bahr el Ghazal)

  • Building Pressure in southern Central Equatoria (Central Equatoria)

  • Insecurity in Areas Close to Yambio (Western Equatoria)

WESTERN BAHR EL GHAZAL

Ongoing security incidents lead to further displacement in Wau and Raja

30 Jun 2016 description
report UN News Service

29 June 2016 – Following a visit to Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a senior United Nations humanitarian official today called on the international community to pay more attention to the dire needs of its residents.

“These two countries are most definitely not in the political and funding spotlight in the way they need to be,” John Ging, Operations Director of the Office of the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), told journalists at the UN Headquarters in New York.

30 Jun 2016 description

Faits saillants

• Plus de 8 000 ménages déplacés au nord de Beni reçoivent une assistance.

• 34 000 bénéficiaires reçoivent une assistance en vivres sur l’axe Mpati.

Aperçu de la situation

29 Jun 2016 description

Kinshasa, 26 June 2016 – On the occasion of the commemoration of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, this 26 June 2016, the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office in collaboration with the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights, the National Human Rights Commission and Human Rights NGOs, organized in Kinshasa and across the country, a number of activities: training, sensitization, advocacy and dissemination in favor of different target groups.

29 Jun 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Qui ne veut pas aller à l’école ? Pourquoi rester à la maison ? », Alain Kihosa Mupondo, tout juste âgé de 7 ans, parait très surpris qu’on lui pose la question.

« Je voyais tous les autres enfants y aller, alors pourquoi pas moi ? Moi aussi je veux étudier ! ».

Les raisons de la non-scolarisation des enfants de Kenge

29 Jun 2016 description

The district health authorities, WHO and the Red Cross on 19 June 2016, met with leaders of one religious group based in Estufa neighbourhood, Chitato district, Lunda North province to explain the importance of yellow fever vaccination in protecting members of their communities from the disease.

29 Jun 2016 description

More than a third of the population in urgent need of food, agriculture and nutrition assistance amid risk of catastrophe in some parts of the country

Joint FAO-UNICEF-WFP News Release

29 June 2016, Juba - Up to 4.8 million people in South Sudan - well over one-third of the population - will be facing severe food shortages over the coming months, and the risk of a hunger catastrophe continues to threaten parts of the country, three UN agencies warned today.

29 Jun 2016 description

Those Who Believe In Justice Never Give Up

Defending human rights is slow, hard work. Across the globe, those who kill civilians, torture detainees, and use rape as a weapon of war all too often act in the belief that they will never have to pay for their crimes. It can take years of painstaking, often dangerous investigation for the perpetrators of such atrocities to be brought to justice.

29 Jun 2016 description

« Du 27 au 28 juin, une délégation de la MONUSCO, conduite par le Représentant spécial adjoint en charge des opérations dans l’est, David Gressly et le Commandant de la Force de la MONUSCO, Général Derrick Ngwebi, s’est rendue dans la partie nord de la province du Nord-Kivu généralement appelé « Grand Nord ».

28 Jun 2016 description
report Sphere Project

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a country four times bigger than France, has gone through recurrent humanitarian crises for the last 20 years. In that context, Boniface N. Deagbo has been promoting Sphere standards for almost a decade.