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19 Jan 2017 description

POPULATION TOTALE DU BURUNDI 11,2M

PERSONNES DANS LE BESOIN 3millions

PERSONNES CIBLEES 1 million

BUDGET (US$) . 73,7M

|# PARTENAIRES HUMANITAIRES 73

PREFACE PAR

LE COORDONNATEUR RESIDENT

J’ai l’honneur de vous présenter le Plan de Réponse humanitaire 2017 pour le Burundi, résultat d’un travail conjoint et essentiel des partenaires humanitaires en consultation avec le Gouvernement du Burundi et les bailleurs de fonds.

19 Jan 2017 description

Highlights

  • UNHCR and inter-agency partners are seeking US$166.6 million to meet the needs of South Sudanese refugees in Sudan.
  • So far, 1,500 people have returned to Tamar village in Central Darfur State.
  • In Central Darfur, the Wali issued a decree to form a high committee for humanitarian coordination to oversee humanitarian work in the state.
  • About 118,000 people in Blue Nile will benefit from water, sanitation and hygiene assistance from World Vision International (WVI).

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19 Jan 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch

(Nairobi) – Des membres de la ligue des jeunes du parti au pouvoir au Burundi, connus sous le nom d’Imbonerakure, ont brutalement tué, torturé et sévèrement battu des dizaines de personnes à travers le pays au cours des derniers mois, a déclaré Human Rights Watch aujourd’hui. Les meurtres et autres mauvais traitements reflètent l’impunité généralisée dont bénéficient les membres des Imbonerakure et la réticence du gouvernement à poursuivre ou à contrôler ce groupe.

19 Jan 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch

UN should impose targeted sanctions

(Nairobi) – Members of the Burundi ruling party’s youth league, the _Imbonerakure_, have brutally killed, tortured, and severely beaten scores of people across the country in recent months, Human Rights Watch said today. The killings and other ill-treatment reflect the widespread impunity for _Imbonerakure_ members and the government’s unwillingness to prosecute or rein in the group.

19 Jan 2017 description
report Guardian

Aid workers in Borno state say displaced people living in camps have no plans to go back home despite government claims that insurgents have been defeated

By Ben Quinn

The homecoming of tens of thousand of Nigerians displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency has been prevented by enduring fear of the Islamists and reluctance to return to areas of the country’s north-east devastated by the campaign against the militants, according to aid workers.

18 Jan 2017 description
report Radio Free Asia

The United Nations human rights envoy to Myanmar on Wednesday met privately on Wednesday with the country’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Naypyidaw to discuss recent violence in volatile Rakhine state, as she nears the end of a 12-day biannual visit to Myanmar.

During the meeting, Yanghee Lee, the U.N.’s special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar, condemned the Oct. 9 attacks on border guard posts in northern Rakhine that left nine officers dead, according to an announcement by the foreign affairs ministry.

18 Jan 2017 description

Depuis la crise de 2013, plus de 440 000 personnes sont toujours déplacées dans toute la Centrafrique. Suite aux conflits entre groupes armés en septembre 2015, de nombreuses habitations de Kossé, dans la préfecture de l’Ouham Pendé, au nord-ouest du pays, ont été détruites et pillées, et ses habitants ont dû fuir. Aujourd’hui, avec le soutien d’ACTED, les familles de retour à Kossé reconstruisent leurs maisons, pour retrouver une vie normale après des mois d’absence. Les équipes d’ACTED ont rencontré Rachel : elle raconte son retour à Kossé, son village d’origine.

18 Jan 2017 description

The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is shocked by the deaths of civilians and six aid workers from the Nigerian Red Cross following an airstrike on the town of Rann, near the border of Nigeria and Cameroon.

18 Jan 2017 description

As Yemen approaches marking two years since the start of the conflict, the country faces one of the biggest humanitarian crises in the world. Around three million people -ten percent of the population- have been displaced, and ten million are uncertain of how they will provide food for themselves.

18 Jan 2017 description

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi today expressed his shock at a bombing on a site for internally displaced people in north-east Nigeria that left dozens of people dead, and stressed the need for the Nigerian authorities to urgently identify the failings that led to the tragedy.

18 Jan 2017 description
  • On 17 January, a Nigerian Air Force aircraft bombed an IDP camp in Rann, in northeastern Nigeria Borno State. The Army has said the airstrike was intended to target Boko Haram insurgents believed to be present in the vicinity of Rann and hit the IDP camp by mistake.
18 Jan 2017 description
  • The military offensive for Western Mosul could begin in the next 2 months and will most probably result in operations to retake the complex city of Telefar. It is estimated that there are 750 000 civilians inside Western Mosul, and 30-50 000 individuals in Telefar. The UN reported that access is extremely limited for humanitarian partners in these areas of Western Ninewa, predominantly under the control of Shia Popular Mobilisation Forces (PMF). DG ECHO is promoting new partnerships in currently uncovered or underserved areas in Western Ninewa, including Telefar.
18 Jan 2017 description
  • The severe drought affecting Somalia has now triggered a pre-famine alert "in a worst-case scenario" by specialists of the UN.
18 Jan 2017 description

Highlights

  • Number of reporting sites: One hundred and fifty-seven (157) reporting sites (86% of the total EWARN re-porting sites) including seventy four (74) in internally displaced persons (IDPs) camps, seven (7) in refugee camps and seventy two (72) mobile clinics submitted complete and timely epidemiological (epi) weekly re-ports.

  • Total number of consultations: 51,633 (Male=23,814 and Female=27,819) consultations were recorded this epi week marking an increase of 6,911 from epi week 46, (Total consultations in Week 46: 44,722).

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The UN Resident Coordinator/Humanitarian Coordinator for Syria Ali Al-Za’tari approved US$19 million from the Syria Humanitarian Fund to sustain immediate life-saving and early recovery assistance for tens of thousands of people in Aleppo.