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09 Dec 2009 description

The International Federation's Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate financial support is available for Red Cross and Red Crescent response to emergencies.

04 Dec 2009 description

Uíge - The Baptist Evangelic Church (IEBA) handed over last Thursday about 20 tons of various products such as rice, beans, cassava and corn flowers, vegetable oil, sugar, salt, soap and used clothes to help the Angolan citizens that were expelled from the DR Congo.

IEBA's pastor, reverend Makiadi Filipe, who handed over the products, said that this gesture is also aimed at responding to the appeal of the Angolan government to support these returnees from DR Congo.

The Uige Province deputy governor for economic and social matters, Piedade Samuel Hebo thanked IEBA's …

16 Nov 2009 description

This report was issued by the Regional Office for Southern Africa. It covers the period from 23 October to 13 November 2009. The next report will be issued within the next two-three weeks.

I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES

Angola

- The estimated number of Angolan nationals expelled from DRC has reached 51,508, according to the Angolan Ministry of Social Affairs and Reintegration (MINARS) as of end October 2009.

30 Oct 2009 description

U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)

29 Oct 2009 description

The International Federation's Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate financial support is available for Red Cross and Red Crescent response to emergencies.

22 Oct 2009 description

This report was issued by the Regional Office of Southern Africa. It covers the period from 11 to 22 October 2009. The next report will be issued within the next two weeks.

I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES

- Representatives of the Angolan and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Governments met in Kinshasa on 13 October 2009, and publicly regretted the recent 'migration incidents' between the two countries.

16 Oct 2009 description

Faits saillants

- Missions inter-agences évaluent besoins des expulsés Angola/RDC et ressortissants centrafricains

- Le retour des déplacés continue dans la province du Nord-Kivu

- La situation sécuritaire se dégrade au Sud-Kivu dans le territoire d'Uvira

- La flambée de cholera à Kalemie connaït une légère baisse

Contexte général

Protection des civils

- Dans le Nord-Kivu, des éléments armés des Forces armées de la République démocratique du Congo (FARDC) ont enrôlés des habitants du village de Burora dans le territoire de Masisi, notamment des femmes allaitantes …

16 Oct 2009 description

Headlines

- Inter-agency missions assess needs of expulsees between Angola and DRC, and newly arrived Central Africans

- Return of IDPs continues in the Nord-Kivu province

- Security situation worsens and human rights violations intensify in the Uvira territory of the Sud-Kivu province

- The cholera outbreak in the Katanga province continues, but with a slight decrease

Overall developments

Protection of civilians

- In the Nord-Kivu province, members of the national army have reportedly forced local civilians in the village of Burora, in the Masisi territory, to help …

14 Oct 2009 description
report Caritas

Cáritas alerta sobre la situación de riesgo que se vive en el sur del país ante la expulsión masiva de congoleños desde Angola

Cáritas. 14 de octubre de 2009.- Un equipo de la Cáritas de Isiro-Niangara, apoyado por expertos de la Cáritas nacional de la R.D.

10 Oct 2009 description

HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES

1. National authorities from Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have, since September 2009, expelled thousands of each other's nationals -- including irregular migrants, refugees, asylum-seekers and others -- from their respective territories.

2. The expulsions of Angolan refugees from the DRC have prompted the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to formally denounce refoulement. UNHCR has obtained guarantees from the DRC Government that refoulement will cease.

16 Sep 2009 description

Ondjiva - The US ambassador to Angola, Dan Mozena, announced this Wednesday in the southern Cunene province, that his government granted USD 500,000 to help flood victims of the region.

The American diplomat revealed this information on the sidelines of a meeting with the acting provincial governor, Cristino Mário Ndeitunga, having said that the amount will be handed over to the Angolan government to overcome the difficulties faced by the victims.

According to the source, this aid aims at improving the housing, food and other basic necessities of the victims.

Official information …

27 Aug 2009 description

Appeal No. MAA00029 with links to the following appeals:

No. MAA00040 - Disaster Management: Operational Technical Advice
No. MAA00021 - Disaster Policy and Preparedness
No. MAA00024 - International Disaster Response Tools
No. MAA00019 - Shelter
No. MAA00028 - Logistics
No. MAA00004 - International Disaster Response Laws, Rules and Principles

24 Aug 2009 description
report Caritas

Kinshasa, le 24 Août 2009(caritasdev.cd) : Les équipes des Caritas Luiza et Luebo appuyées par la Caritas-Développement Congo viennent de finaliser la distribution des biens non alimentaires à 1.200 ménages des Congolais refoulés de l'Angola. Les opérations de distribution se sont déroulées dans la Cité de Kamako (à environ 400 Km de Kananga et 150 Km de Tshikapa) en Territoire de Tshikapa et dans la Cité de Luiza, (200 Km de Kananga) Chef-lieu du Territoire qui porte le même nom dans la Province du Kasai-Occidental.

24 Aug 2009 description
report UN General Assembly

General Assembly
Sixty-fourth session
Item 72 (a) of the provisional agenda
Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and
disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including
special economic assistance: strengthening of the coordination

06 Aug 2009 description

Berlin - In 2008, Johanniter mainly focused on providing medical care throughout 22 countries, and invested donations and subsidies in the amount of nine million Euros - half a million more than the previous year. Although, the share of donations has slightly decreased from 2007, subsidies from third-party donors, such as Germany's Foreign Office, have increased.

09 Jul 2009 description

Faits saillants

- Plus de 9 000 personnes expulsées de l'Angola vers les provinces du Bas-Congo et de Bandundu au cours des dernières semaines.

- La méningite cause la mort de 45 personnes au cours de trois derniers mois dans la province du Kasai Oriental. Le ministre provincial de la santé a donné ces statistiques cette semaine et a déclaré l'état de l'épidémie.

Contexte général

- Un calme relatif caractérise les provinces du centre ouest de la République Démocratique du Congo (RDC).

08 May 2009 description

New funding of nearly US$ 440,000 will allow IOM to provide life-saving emergency shelter and other non-food assistance to thousands more people displaced in areas worst hit by recent floods in Angola.

The funds, from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) through its Office of U.S.

29 Apr 2009 description

HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES

1. In the Comoros, the President has declared a national emergency after weeks of heavy rain affected 41 villages.

2. The rainfall season has drawn to a close, and this will be the final Regional Flood and Cyclone Situation Report for 2009, except if further flooding occurs at a regional level. However, national situation reports will continue to be issued. A summary of the season, as well as the current situation, is provided below.

SITUATION OVERVIEW

3.

23 Apr 2009 description

HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES

1. The rainy season is drawing to a close. However, hundreds of thousands of people remain affected by floods throughout the region (see Annex 1).

SITUATION OVERVIEW

2. Regional: Seasonably dry weather is settling over southern Africa as the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) continues to move northwards.

16 Apr 2009 description
report ShelterBox

International disaster relief agency ShelterBox began distributing emergency shelter to flood-affected areas of northern Namibia on 15 April.

The UK charity is distributing 200 ShelterBoxes in Kavango region, providing shelter and emergency equipment to up to 2000 people affected by the severe floods that have hit large parts of the country since late February.

"The area the boxes are going to has really borne the brunt of the recent flooding," says ShelterBox Response Team volunteer Tom Lay.