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30 Dec 2012 description

The Joint Assessment Mission (JAM) conducted in September 2012 aimed at obtaining a better understanding of the situation, needs, risks, capacities and vulnerabilities of refugees in Malawi with regard to food, livelihood, their nutritional/health situation and related matters. The current programme is coming to an end, and this JAM Report aims to provide information for further assistance through the design of a new programme cycle for both WFP (the PRRO) and UNHCR. The last JAM was carried out in 2009 in coordination with the GoM and other stakeholders.

18 Dec 2012 description

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) and KfW Development Bank on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) have agreed on establishing a Regional Fund for Water and Basic Sanitation. The Fund will be financed with an initial grant contribution of EUR 10 million by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany through KfW. The Fund will be managed by the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA).

11 Dec 2012 description

La République Démocratique du Congo subit depuis plus de 10 ans, une crise humanitaire continue, complexe et multifactorielle. Le Plan d'Action Humanitaire 2012 prévoyait un maintien global des besoins humanitaires au même niveau que l'année précédente, mais une augmentation sérieuse des violences armées à l'est du pays a entraîné une aggravation des incidents de protection, d'importants mouvements de population et une hausse des besoins humanitaires.

Le contexte humanitaire en RDC connaît huit facteurs de crise principaux:

27 Nov 2012 description

Appeal target (current): The Emergency Appeal seeks CHF 1,562,562 in cash, kind or services to support the Angola Red Cross (CVA) in delivering immediate assistance to 12,000 households (60,000 beneficiaries) for 9 months, and will be completed by the end of August 2013.

Appeal coverage: 0%;

Appeal history:

• This Emergency Appeal was initially launched on 13 November 2012.

• CHF 100,000 is being released from the Federation’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the national society to respond.

26 Nov 2012 description

More than 140,000 have been displaced in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, after rebel group M23 gained control over the regional capital Goma and surrounding areas. Heavy fighting between rebels and the military continues to rage nationwide in Syria, primarily in Aleppo, Damascus and Deir al-Zor governorates. A recently published WFP assessment revealed that about 1.3 million people (25% of the total population) are considered food insecure in Kyrgyzstan, due to high food prices.

19 Nov 2012 description

Gaza has been under attack since Wednesday, when Israel launched a military offensive with the declared goal of deterring fighters in the Palestinian enclave from launching rockets into its territory. 84 Palestinians have reportedly been killed. Violence erupted in the eastern provinces of DRC, following a months-long calm, with the rebel group M23 advancing on the regional capital of Goma. Heavy fighting between rebels and the military continues to rage nationwide in Syria, primarily in Idlib, Deir al-Zor, Damascus and Aleppo governorates.

13 Nov 2012 description

This Emergency Appeal seeks CHF 1,562,562 in cash, kind, or services to support the Angola Red Cross Society (CVA) to assist 12,000 households (60,000 beneficiaries) for 9 months, and will be completed by the end of August 2013. A Final Report will be made available by end of November 2013 (three months after the end of the operation).

CHF 100, 000 will be allocated from the IFRC Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support this operation. Unearmarked funds to replenish DREF are encouraged.

04 Oct 2012 description

Assemblée générale Soixante-septième session Conseil de sécurité Soixante-septième année Point 64 b) de l’ordre du jour provisoire**
Nouveau Partenariat pour le développement de l’Afrique : progrès accomplis dans la mise en œuvre et appui international : les causes des conflits et la promotion d’une paix et d’un développement durables en Afrique

Résumé

03 Oct 2012 description

General Assembly
Sixty-seventh session
Item 64 (b) of the provisional agenda**
New Partnership for Africa’s Development: progress in
implementation and international support: causes of
conflict and the promotion of durable peace and
sustainable development in Africa

Security Council
Sixty-seventh year

Summary

06 Sep 2012 description

Highlights

  • US$9.9 million allocated to boost humanitarian response in North Kivu

  • HAP 2012: mid-year review dominated by the North Kivu crisis

  • Violence in Katanga triples IDP numbers in six months, thousands out of reach

  • Majority of 2012 pooled funding has supported NGOs

North Kivu remains humanitarian “hotspot”

03 Sep 2012 description

MAJOR CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE HIP

i. First modification, 27 February 2012

In early 2012, the repartition of the budget between the Humanitarian Aid Budget Line and the Food Aid Budget Line was reconsidered in order to fund the Actions' proposals which were submitted to DG ECHO. A transfer of EUR 0.5 million from the Humanitarian Aid Budget Line to the Food Aid Budget Line was decided. The total allocation of the HIP remained at EUR 10 million with EUR 6.5 million from the Humanitarian Aid Budget Line and EUR 3.5 million from the Food Aid Budget Line.

10 Aug 2012 description
report UN Children's Fund

Faits saillants

  • Obtention de 5 pompes type vergnet marque hydro-india auprès de l’Unicef grâce au plaidoyer de la coordination MDA Bas-Congo

  • Mission d’évaluation de la situation EHA par la délégation Cluster Wash Bas-Congo dans la zone de santé de Boma.

  • Fin des activités de chloration, de mobilisation sociale et passation de relais des activités aux ZS de Boma et Boma-Bungu

  • Lacement des activités de lutte contre le choléra du projet Pooled Fund dans les zones de santé de Matadi, Nzanza, Boma-Bungu, Muanda et Kitona.

09 Aug 2012 description
report UN Children's Fund

By Suzanne Beukes

UIGE, Angola, 8 August 2012 – In the north-eastern town of Uige, 26-year-old Ricardo Monteiro makes his way to work in his three-wheeled chair. Ricardo has polio, which his says he contracted when the family lived on the border of the Democratic Republic of Congo during the civil war in Angola.

07 Aug 2012 description

Luanda - The Republic of Angola will get Usd 1000 out of a 1.2 million grant recently delivered by Brazil to the UN Infant and Children Education Fund (UNICEF) to assist children and women in situations of food shortage in ten countries of Africa and Asia.

01 Aug 2012 description

CHURCH WORLD SERVICE
DEVELOPMENT AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

ANGOLA RETURNEES
CWS EMERGENCY APPEAL #: 642-P

Appeal Amount: $39,350 (For long-term work)

Aug. 1, 2012

SITUATION REPORT: Due to Angola's 1975-2002 civil war, large numbers of Angolans fled the country, seeking safety in neighboring countries such as the Democratic Republic of Congo and Zambia. Others fled the country in 1961 at the time of de-colonization (from Portugal) and stayed across borders for more than 40 years.

23 Jul 2012 description

Luanda, Angola - Over the last three years, some 400,000 Angolans living in the capital, Luanda, and in the western province of Moxico have improved access to clean water and sanitation facilities through a combined boost to infrastructure building and water sector management capacity.

This is part of the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) overall effort to support the authorities put in place an effective water and sanitation system, through legislation and decentralisation of public service delivery, while ensuring community involvement and local ownership.

09 Jul 2012 description

Highlights

  • Over 220,000 IDPS in recent weeks in North Kivu; access and funding critical to relief effort
  • Host families primary source of shelter for IDPs in North Kivu
  • Resurgence of diseases illustrates dysfunctional health system; long term engagement critical
  • Critical food security programme short on funds
  • HAP 2012 critically underfunded, continuing a trend in funding shortfall