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22 Jul 2017 description

Bangui, le 22 juillet 2017 – La ville de Bangassou, dans la Préfecture du Mbomou (sud-est de la Centrafrique), a été à nouveau le 21 juillet le théâtre de violences intercommunautaires et d’actes de violence commis à l’encontre de populations civiles. Un lieu de culte, la cathédrale, a également subi des vols et d’importantes déprédations. Des personnels d’une organisation caritative et certains de leurs proches ainsi que des personnes déplacées ont été séquestrés. Des maisons ont été incendiées dans le quartier environnant.

22 Jul 2017 description

Bangui, 22 July 2017 – The city of Bangassou in the Prefecture of Mbomou (South East of the Central African Republic) was again the scene of inter-communal violence and acts of violence against civilians on 21st of July. A place of worship, the Cathedral, also suffered thefts and extensive depredations. Staff from a charitable organization and some internally displaced people (IDPs) were sequestered. Houses were set on fire in the surrounding neighbourhood.

22 Jul 2017 description
report REACH Initiative

Several seasons of consecutive poor and failed rains in Somalia have affected pastoral and agro-pastoral communities negatively, forcing them to travel vast distances to find water and grazing land for themselves and their affected animals. Since January 2017, populations have been displaced to Baidoa district in increasing numbers and have resulted in the development of new informal IDP settlements around Baidoa Town.

22 Jul 2017 description

Key Figures
- 20.7 million people in need
- 1,988,946 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)
- 81% of IDPs displaced for more than a year
- 900,258 IDP returnees
- 865,121 recipients of NFIs since March 2015
- 280,096 refugees and asylum seekers

Funding
- USD 114.6 million requested for IDPs and refugees in Yemen for 2017

Operational Update

22 Jul 2017 description

Ceci est un résumé des déclarations du porte-parole du HCR William Spindler – à qui toute citation peut être attribuée – lors de la conférence de presse du 18 juillet 2017 au Palais des Nations à Genève.

La récente flambée de violence dans les zones frontalières au sud de la République centrafricaine pousse un nombre croissant de personnes à prendre la fuite, notamment vers des zones reculées au nord de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC), exerçant une énorme pression sur les communautés locales proches de cette frontière difficile d’accès.

22 Jul 2017 description

La journée portes ouvertes organisée ce Vendredi pour présenter le service de Hotline a été couronnée d’un don de 11 motos DT 125 de la part de l’OIM. Ces motos ont été données dans le cadre du projet DTM, Displacement Tracking Matrix, un projet que la Croix- Rouge du Burundi exécute dans toutes les Provinces du pays grâce à l’appui de l’OIM. Un acte de donation a été signé par la Cheffe de Mission de l’OIM Madame Kristina Mejo, et le Secrétaire Général de la Croix-Rouge du Burundi Monsieur Anselme KATIYUNGURUZA.

22 Jul 2017 description

Suite aux derniers incidents sécuritaires, en l’occurrence les attaques meurtreres des gougepes armés ex-seleka ayant ciblé les personnes déplacées, les humanitaires et la MINUSCA, les 1er et 2 juillet 2017 dans la ville de Kaga-Bandoro, chef-lieu de la préfecture de la Nana-Gribizi, le Commandant de la Force de la MINUSCA, le Général Balla Keita, a effectué sur place une visite du 20 au 21 juillet.

22 Jul 2017 description

3,8 millions de personnes sont désormais déplacées en République démocratique du Congo

(Kinshasa / New York / Genève, 21 juillet 2017) : Le Secrétaire général adjoint aux affaires humanitaires et Coordonnateur des secours d'urgence, Stephen O'Brien, a terminé une mission de quatre jours en République démocratique du Congo (RDC) en demandant au monde « de ne pas oublier la RDC, où des millions de filles, garçons, femmes et hommes souffrent de la violence, de maladies et de la malnutrition ».

22 Jul 2017 description

Yangon, 21 July 2017

Thank you for the opportunity to address you again this evening. I would like to start by expressing my sympathies to Myanmar at the damage recently caused by the Cyclone Mora, particularly in Rakhine and Chin States and Ayeyarwaddy Division. I understand the rebuilding effort is underway and hope the needs of all affected people can be addressed soon.

22 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

KYIV, 13 July 2017 – 67% of children in Ukraine aged 11-17 faced bullying in the past three months. 24% of children were victims of bullying, and 48 % of these victims did not tell anyone about the incidents. These are the results of a research conducted for UNICEF earlier this year. These are alarming figures, particularly at a time when Ukraine is going through a conflict, which has left almost 1.6 million people internally displaced (IDPs), including 220,000 children.

22 Jul 2017 description

Background

As Myanmar is going through political and economic reforms and nationwide ceasefire negotiations, conflict in Kachin and northern Shan states is ongoing, and tensions in Rakhine persist. The displacement profile of the country is one of great complexity which includes statelessness, protracted internal displacement as well as recurring national disaster driven displacement.

22 Jul 2017 description

It is 6.30 in the morning and as the sun rises some 250 UN police officers and support staff prepare to enter a camp for displaced people adjacent to the UN base in Juba, the capital of South Sudan.

Around 39,000 people live in the camp or protection of civilians site, known as POC 3, after fleeing the ongoing violence which has affected the country for the last three and a half years. Many of the inhabitants are opposed to the government.

21 Jul 2017 description

3.8 million people are now displaced within the Democratic Republic of the Congo

(Kinshasa/New York/Geneva, 21 July 2017): The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Stephen O’Brien, today wrapped up a four-day mission to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) by calling on the world “not to forget the DRC, where millions of girls, boys, women and men are suffering from violence, diseases, and malnutrition.”

21 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

SITUATION IN NUMBERS

June 2017

228,443 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)
(DTM 8, May 2017)

58,027 Returnees
(DTM 8, May 2017)

91,278 Nigerian Refugees

889 refugees from Minawao Refugee Camp spontaneously returned in the month of June
(UNHCR, Cameroon Factsheet, June 2017)

212,534 CAR Refugees in the East and Adamawa regions (rural areas)
(UNHCR, Cameroon Factsheet June 2017)

21 Jul 2017 description
report Protection Cluster
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PROTECTION CONCERNS

  • Security situation: In June 2017, OHCHR recorded 65 conflict-related civilian casualties: 12 killed and 53 injured. In June, mine related incidents accounted for over quarter of civilian casualties.
    On 11-12 June, the village of Olhynka (Volnovasky Rayon, 10 km from the contact line) was affected by fighting, with 13 residential houses damaged. Allegedly, the area was shelled because of military personnel stationed in the village.