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07 Aug 2019 description
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Highlights

 The drought crisis in southern Angola continues to deteriorate with an estimated 2.3 million people affected, including 491,131 children under the age of five.

 Circulating Vaccine-Derived Polio Virus (VDPV2) type 2 outbreak in Cambulo district, Lunda Norte province, was confirmed on 13 June 2019.

 With UNICEF support, a polio outbreak vaccination campaign took place in the province of Lunda Norte reaching over 424,560 children.

11 Jun 2019 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• As part of World Vaccination month, 4,244 children (6months-14years) were vaccinated against measles through the RRMP mechanism

• During the month of April, 46,275 persons were provided with essential household items, and shelter materials

• Ebola outbreak: as of 14 April 2019, 1,264 total cases of Ebola, 1,198 confirmed cases and 748 deaths linked to Ebola have been recorded in the provinces of North Kivu and Ituri.

SITUATION IN NUMBERS

24 May 2019 description
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Highlights

  • The ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to threaten neighbouring countries including Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Zambia. UNICEF continues to play a key role in the UN wide Ebola prevention and preparedness response, reaching more than 65,000 people with key Ebola messages and EVD prevention supplies.

15 May 2019 description
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Highlights

• Executive Director (ED) Henrietta Fore visited the Democratic Republic of the Congo to see first-hand the extent of the ongoing humanitarian crisis.
UNICEF’s ED and Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock, highlighted the urgent need of funds to meet the needs of children, families, and vulnerable communities.
The two officials visited a women’s care center in Goma, displacement camps in Bunia, and Ebola treatment facilities in Beni and Butembo.

06 May 2019 description
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Interventions education au Kwango a Feshi dans le territoire de Feshi

CONTEXTE ET SITUATION HUMANITAIRE

03 May 2019 description

Introduction

Education provides us with knowledge about the world and the skills that are needed to have an impact. It can also lay the foundation for a strong society. Indeed, a good quality human resource capacity is considered a critical part of a nation. There are different social benefits of education such as greater civic engagement, better employment opportunities and access to networks.

Lóvua context

02 May 2019 description
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Highlights

• UNICEF’s response to the North Kivu and Ituri Ebola outbreak can be found on a biweekly basis in the Ebola specific situation reports: https://www.unicef.org/appeals/drc_sitreps.html

• There has been a 336 per cent increase of suspected measles cases since January (from 6,839 to 29,820 cases). The number of deaths has risen from 71 in January to 583 by the end of February. Response preparations under the Expanded Immunization Programme have been initiated.

14 Mar 2019 description
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Highlights

• UNICEF’s response to the North Kivu and Ituri Ebola outbreak can be found on a biweekly basis in the Ebola specific situation reports: https://www.unicef.org/appeals/drc_sitreps.html

• Kasai and Kwango: hundreds of Congolese nationals continue to return to DRC from Angola on a daily basis.

• Voluntary surrender of more than 500 militia members in Kasai and Kasai provinces, among those 60 children, after the announcement of the final presidential election results.

13 Mar 2019 description
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La situation humanitaire au Kasaï reste précaire suite à l'afflux récent de familles congolaises de retour d'Angola

KINSHASA, le 12 mars 2019 – L'UNICEF estime que 260 000 enfants de la région du Kasaï en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) souffrent de malnutrition aiguë sévère et ont besoin de soins vitaux. Des milliers d'enfants du Kasaï qui ont fui avec leur famille vers les provinces voisines du Kwilu et du Kwango souffrent également de malnutrition.

12 Mar 2019 description
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Humanitarian situation in Kasai remains precarious following recent influx of Congolese families returning from Angola

KINSHASA, 12 March 2019 – UNICEF estimates that 260,000 children in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are suffering from severe acute malnutrition and need lifesaving treatment. Thousands of children from Kasai who have fled with their families to the neighboring Provinces of Kwilu and Kwango are also suffering from malnutrition.

12 Feb 2019 description
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Interventions au Kasai Central à Yangala dans le territoire de Luiza

CONTEXTE ET SITUATION HUMANITAIRE

08 Feb 2019 description
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More international migrants move within Africa than beyond the continent

06 Feb 2019 description
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Highlights

• In 2018, 319,726 children under the age of five were screened for malnutrition and 74,871 treated for severe acute malnutrition (SAM) in drought affected areas and in Lovua settlement, where refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are located.

• With UNICEF support, 2,731 household latrines and showers were built for all refugees living in Lovua settlement, and 87,500 people gained access to safe water through water points and handpumps in droughtaffected areas.

29 Jan 2019 description
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Total people in need: 6.7 million9

Total children (<18) in need: 4.2 million10

Total people to be reached: 434,82411

Total children to be reached: 290,54412

2019 programme targets: Nutrition

• 25,824 children aged 6 to 59 months with SAM admitted for treatment

• 25,824 children received two doses of vitamin A supplementation

Health

• 10,000 children aged 6 months to 14 years vaccinated against measles

15 Jan 2019 description
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By Alphonse Tshikala

Until a few years ago, no one had heard of the Kasai, then one of the most peaceful provinces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Since August 2016 however, this safe haven has become synonymous with atrocities and unspeakable violence. Hundreds of thousands of people had to flee to save their lives; their children were used to fight and kill; and schools and healthcare centres were destroyed, pillaged, or burned.

26 Dec 2018 description
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CONTEXTE ET SITUATION HUMANITAIRE

Depuis le début octobre, les provinces frontalières à l’Angola, notamment le Kasaï, Kasaï Central, Kwango, Kongo Central et Lualaba, ont reçu plus de 670 000 congolais refoulés par les autorités angolaises (sources : OCHA, Caritas, évaluation conjointe UNICEF FAO, AIRD/ UNHCR, ALDI, RHA, ECVM et TPO à Kwango).

21 Nov 2018 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The Climate Prediction Centre is predicting El Niño climatic conditions during the main 2018-19 growing season with 70-75% probability while IRI has increased the probability to more than 85%. Furthermore, the forecasts suggest a likelihood of a weak to moderate El Niño event. Historically El Niño climatic conditions have resulted in reduced rainfall across the southern part of Southern Africa.

14 Nov 2018 description
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CONTEXTE

Durant les trois premières semaines d’octobre 2018, 381 881 congolais refoulés d’Angola, dont un nombre important d’enfants, sont arrivés aux différents points d’entrées dans les territoires de Luiza (Province Kasai Central), Kamonia (Province Kasai) et Kasongo-Lunda (Province Kwango). 80% des expulsés sont entrés par le point de passage de Kamako, les autres par ceux de Tembo (13%) et Luiza (7%). A ce jour, 35 000 personnes sont encore concentrées dans plusieurs sites et familles hôtes a Kamako, la zone la plus affectée.