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- Govt. Angola: More than 200,000 children to be vaccinated against polio in Angola. 13 Jul 2019
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- Govt. Angola: Over 200,000 children benefit from polio vaccine. 13 Jul 2019
- UNHCR: Angola: Inter-Agency Operational Update (1 – 31 May 2019). 12 Jul 2019
- UNHCR: 3Ws Lunda Norte – Who is doing What and Where (8 July 2019). 12 Jul 2019
- Govt. Angola: MPLA parliamentary group assesses drought in Huíla. 4 Jul 2019
- Govt. Angola: Angola: Biometric Registration Update as of 08 July 2019. 12 Jul 2019
THE YEAR IN REVIEW
By Dr Marc Biot, Dr Isabelle Defourny, Marcel Langenbach, Kenneth Lavelle, Bertrand Perrochet and Teresa Sancristoval, Directors of Operations
Luebo, le 1er juillet 2019 (caritasdev.cd) : Caritas Congo Asbl, en collaboration avec Caritas Luebo, vient de remettre une aide d’urgence en espèces (Cash) en Francs congolais à 2.312 ménages expulsés de l’Angola et familles d’accueil. Chaque ménage a reçu une assistance variant entre 94 et 55 dollars américains, selon sa taille. Ce projet a été financé par Last Days Saint Charities (LDS), à travers Catholic Relief Service (CRS- la Caritas des USA) qui participe à son accompagnement technique aux côtés de Caritas Congo Asbl.
The world is currently in the midst of the largest refugee crisis since World War II
From Honduras to Bangladesh, millions of people have been uprooted by conflict and poverty
An unprecedented 70.8 million people have been forcibly displaced worldwide, and 37,000 people are forced to flee their homes every day due to conflict or persecution.
This World Refugee Day, we are honoring and celebrating the resilience of refugees from around the world, who are struggling to survive in incredibly difficult circumstances.
In the past week, MSF teams working with migrants in Coatzacoalcos and Tenosique have witnessed a number of mass arrests.
Migrants forced underground are not receiving the medical services they need. Far from being humane, the Mexican government’s repressive border policy condemns migrants to greater suffering.
MSF denuncia que las políticas represivas del Gobierno de México están provocando cada vez más sufrimiento entre la población migrante y los demandantes de asilo
By Jane Cocking
Decades ago Angola was an agricultural breadbasket – self-sufficient in all major food crops and exporting many others. More than a million landmines have contributed to a legacy of war which has left rural communities decimated, fearful and unable to make use of Angola’s natural gifts to produce food and income to thrive.
Introduction and Lóvua context
Forced displacement puts significant psychological and social stress on individuals, families and communities. People not only experience atrocities prior to or during flight; their living conditions once they have reached safety also bring stress and hardship.
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.
This submission was prepared for the Universal Periodic Review of Angola in November 2019. It assesses the national human rights framework regarding land and human rights, fundamental freedoms and LGBTI rights.
• East African Seed and Seed Co top Access to Seeds Index for Eastern and Southern Africa
• Seed industry efforts to reach smallholders play key part in addressing food security issues
• Maize dominates breeding, raising concerns over securing crop diversity and healthy diets
The “third struggle” for freedom in Africa
When the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the UN in 1948, much of Africa was still in its first struggle for liberation from colonial rule. Only three African countries were present at the UN for the vote: Egypt, Ethiopia and South Africa. Apartheid South Africa abstained.
There is an emerging humanitarian crisis in the Southern Kasaï region of the Democratic Republic of Congo, where Congolese have sought safety after being expelled from Angola in a violent clampdown on refugees and migrants.
En octobre 2018 l’Angola a entrepris l’expulsion des migrants se trouvant sur son territoire contribuant au refoulement de près de 362 097 congolais entre le 1er octobre et le 10 novembre. La majeure partie de ces personnes ont été expulsées vers le Kasaï en République Démocratique du Congo, province affectée en 2016 par un violent conflit ayant entrainé la dégradation d’une situation sanitaire et sociale déjà difficile.
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.
De graves abus auraient été commis dans le cadre d'une opération visant à réprimer l'extraction illégale de diamants
Serious Abuses Alleged in Diamond Mining Crackdown
(Johannesburg) – The Angolan government should immediately suspend the deportation of refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo and conduct a prompt and impartial investigation into alleged abuses by state security forces. Over 400,000 people were forcibly returned or fled Angola during October 2018 following an operation targeting illegal diamond mining in Angola’s Lunda Norte province.