Appeals & Response Plans
- Southern Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Jan 2017
- Southern Africa: Floods - Jan 2017
- Angola/DR Congo: Yellow Fever Outbreak - Jan 2016
- Southern Africa: Food Insecurity - 2015-2017
- Angola: Drought - 2012-2014
- Angola: Cholera Outbreak - Dec 2011
- Angola: Floods - Dec 2011
- Southern Africa: Floods - Jan 2011
- Angola: Floods - Oct 2010
- Angola: Floods - Mar 2010
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Most read reports
La chenille légionnaire d’automne (Spodoptera frugiperda) est un insecte ravageur qui attaque plus de 80 espèces de plantes, causant des dégâts à des céréales d’importance économique telles que le maïs, le riz et le sorgho, mais aussi aux cultures maraîchères et au coton.
Faits marquants de l’UNHCR
• 1 687 demandeurs d’asile congolais ont été enregistrés durant le mois d’août portant à 5 745 le nombre de demandeurs d’asile congolais enregistrés depuis le début de cette année 2013 (contre 3 489 personnes pour la même période en 2012).
UNHCR operational highlights
• 1,687 Congolese asylum-seekers were registered in Burundi in August 2013, bringing the total number of Congolese asylum seekers registered since the beginning of 2013 to 5,745 individuals (they were 3,489 persons at the same period in 2012).
Eastern Africa host to 8.52 million displaced people
As of October 2012, there were 8,515,310 people displaced in Burundi, (eastern) DRC, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Of these, 2,041,675 are refugees and 6,473,635 are internally displaced persons (IDPs). Starting August 2012, the coverage of this report has been extended to include Sudan and South Sudan, which as of the end of September 2012 were host to an estimated 1,935,000 IDPs and 349,000 refugees.
Ce lundi 31 mai après-midi, Nicolas Sarkozy a prévu de tenir une réunion à huis clos avec ses homologues Chefs d'Etat africains sur le thème « Renforcer ensemble la paix et la sécurité ». En outre, en marge d'un 25e sommet Afrique-France d'un autre âge, la France a également prévu de réunir quelques uns de ses partenaires de la région des Grands Lacs autour de la coopération économique entre leurs pays.
New York, 17 June 2009
Desertification and land degradation affect one third of the Earth's surface, threatening the livelihoods, well-being and development of as many as 1 billion people. Faced with long periods of drought, famine and deepening poverty, many have only one option: flight from the land. There are already an estimated 24 million environmentally induced migrants.
Weekly Introduction: Favio strikes Mozambique, conditions worsen in the Maize Triangle
1) Abundant to excessive rains fell across the Greater Horn during the 2006 short season.
The Global Appeal 2007
UNHCR's Global Appeal is published yearly to alert governmental and private sector donors, Executive Committee (ExCom) members and Standing Committee observers, Governments and their Permanent Missions in Geneva, the UN Secretariat, UN agencies, intergovernmental agencies, NGOs, regional organizations and other institutions and interested individuals to the plight of millions of refugees and others of concern to UNHCR.
(Berlin: 13/10/2006) Warfare and armed conflict has devastating ramifications for the fight against hunger in affected countries. This is one of the central conclusions of a report presented by Deutsche Welthungerhilfe and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) on Friday in Berlin.
N&N 2006, no.
Introduction by the High Commissioner
Twice monthly news bulletin from the Jesuit Refugee Service International Office.
This Global Appeal is published to alert governmental and private sector donors, Executive Committee members and Standing Committee observers, Governments and their Permanent Missions in Geneva, the UN Secretariat, UN agencies, intergovernmental agencies, NGOs, regional organizations and other institutions and interested individuals to the plight of millions of refugees and other persons of concern falling within UNHCR's mandate.
This week 's report covers the following sectors: Agriculture, Education, Food, Health, Protection / Human Rights / Rule of Law, Refugees and IDPs, Security, Shelter and Non-food Items, Water & Sanitation
This report includes:
(A) Middle East,Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Occupied Palestinian Territories
(B) East & Central Africa: (1) Burundi (2) Congo, DR (3) Eritrea (4) Ethiopia (5) Rwanda (6) Somalia (7) Sudan (8) Tanzania (9) Uganda
(C) West Africa: (1) Cameroon (2) Chad (3) Guinea (4) Liberia (5) Niger (6) Sierra Leone
(a) Humanitarian operations in the region affected by the earthquake and subsequent tsunami on 26 December, 2004, have entered the recovery and reconstruction phase as WFP continues to assist more than 1.345 million people across the region.
(b) With bottlenecks hampering the distribution of aid and causing unrest, Sri Lanka's President has ordered administrators to deliver entitlements to at least 70 per cent of people affected by the tsunami by February 7.
The number of people in need of food assistance due to the Indian Ocean Tsunami is estimated at 2 million and WFP is seeking USD 256 million from donors to feed them.
Fatalities in Indonesia from the Tsunami are now estimated at more than 160,000 as government authorities add figures for missing people to the total.
In Southern Africa during the hungry season, WFP is monitoring the impact of both drought and floods on food security and vulnerability to food security.
REFUGEE NEWS BRIEFINGS
BURUNDI: SUCCESS OF ELECTIONS CONTINGENT ON DISARMAMENT AND MILITARY DISCIPLINE
Despite numerous delays dating back since Burundi's largest rebel group the FDD entered into a peace agreement with the government in November 2003, the process of demobilization and reintegration of both former rebel groups and the national army is scheduled to begin at the end of this month.
[This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations]
NAIROBI, 1 October (IRIN) - Four more countries have been accepted as "core" members to the UN-African Union (AU) International Conference on the Great Lakes region, bringing the number of core countries to 11, the office of Ibrahima Fall, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General to the Great Lakes, reported on Friday.
Rapport Final Atelier sur le "Désarmement Pratique en Afrique Centrale : les défis à Relever". Organisé par l'Institut pour les Etudes de Sécurité (ISS), Bujumbura, 21-22 septembre 2004
General Assembly Distr.: General
20 August 2004
Fifty-ninth session of the provisional
Item 39 (b)