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13 Dec 2019 description

Section 1 : Mise à jour du Contexte

La situation sécuritaire est restée relativement calme dans le Grand Kasai durant la période sous revue, malgré quelques incidents qui ont exposés les populations aux risques des violences et occasionné des pertes en vie humaine.

Kasaï Central :

13 Dec 2019 description

Pour la période du 15 octobre au 15 novembre, les évènements et faits suivants sont à noter :

Cluster Protection National :

09 Dec 2019 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 63 events in the region. This week’s main articles cover key new and ongoing events, including:

Measles in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ebola virus disease in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Lassa fever in Liberia Humanitarian crisis in Burkina Faso.

06 Dec 2019 description
  • Southern Angola has been affected by widespread floods, triggered by heavy rains on 2-4 December.
  • According to the Government of Angola, 60 people have been displaced in the city of Ondjiva (Cunene Province), while several houses are damaged, roads are flooded, and power outages have been reported across areas of Ondjiva.
  • In Kalepi Municipality (Huila Province, southern Angola), a lightning event killed five people, and injured one on 2 December.
06 Dec 2019 description
report UN Security Council

CS/14041

Conseil de sécurité
8679e séance – après-midi

En présentant, cet après-midi, au Conseil de sécurité le rapport semestriel du Secrétaire général sur les activités du Bureau régional des Nations Unies pour l’Afrique centrale (BRENUAC), le Représentant spécial du Secrétaire général et Chef du BRENUAC, M. François Loucény Fall, est allé droit à l’essentiel: de façon générale, a-t-il dit, la situation politique et sécuritaire en Afrique centrale demeure « préoccupante ».

06 Dec 2019 description
report UN Security Council

SC/14041

Security Council
8679th Meeting (PM)

Swift implementation of recommendations that emerged from Cameroon’s recent national dialogue can contribute significantly towards resolving the political and humanitarian crisis enveloping that country’s North‑West and South‑West regions, the Head of the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA) told the Security Council today.

05 Dec 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

Protracted and new disasters have impacted a staggering number of people in Eastern and Southern Africa, and in 2020, will require substantial effort in terms of emergency preparedness and response strategies, mechanisms, tools and partnerships. More than 35 million people in the region, including nearly 18 million children, are in need of humanitarian assistance due to climate-related shocks, health emergencies, conflict, poverty and displacement.

02 Dec 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Renewed violence in North and South Kivu prompts new displacement and hinders humanitarian assistance efforts

  • An estimated 15.9 million people face acute food insecurity through December

  • Ongoing measles outbreak results in approximately 250,000 suspected cases and 5,110 related deaths as of November

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

02 Dec 2019 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 62 events in the region. This week’s main articles cover key new and ongoing events, including:

26 Nov 2019 description

UNHCR will launch the voluntary repatriation of Central African refugees in mid-November. An estimated 4,000 refugees will be repatriated. Three return zones were identified as safe for voluntary repatriations to CAR: Bangui, Ombella M’Poko and Lobaye.

26 Nov 2019 description

This document provides a mid-month update on major developments between the publication of UNHCR’s monthly

Operational Update

Refugees

  • In Sud Ubangi Province, about 4,127 Central African refugees in Mole and Boyabu camps confirmed their intention to voluntarily return to parts of the Central African Republic (CAR). UNHCR organised a “Go and See” mission to CAR to allow refugees to make an informed decision.

25 Nov 2019 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 61 events in the region. This week’s main articles cover key new and ongoing events, including:

21 Nov 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

Situation in Numbers

7,500,000 children in need of humanitarian assistance (OCHA, HRP 2019)

12,800,000 people in need (OCHA, HRP 2019)

1,260,000* Internally displaced people (IDPs) (HRP 2019)

24,391 cases of cholera reported since January (Ministry of Health)

Highlights

19 Nov 2019 description

CAMEROON

SCHOOL ATTACKS PERSIST IN WESTERN REGIONS

On 9 November, a group of armed men kidnapped ten students for ransom from a College in Bambili, North West region, and killed one of them. On 7 November, unidentified gunmen abducted a lecturer of the University of Bamenda, also in the North West region. On 6 November, a group of armed men attacked a High School in Bokova in Buea, South West region, but security forces intervened, and no casualty was reported.

CHAD

18 Nov 2019 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 64 events in the region. This week’s main articles cover key new and ongoing events, including: