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10 Jul 2019 description


By Dr Marc Biot, Dr Isabelle Defourny, Marcel Langenbach, Kenneth Lavelle, Bertrand Perrochet and Teresa Sancristoval, Directors of Operations

10 Jul 2019 description


Although most countries in the region are seeing their national average maize price stabilize or decrease in line with seasonal trends, prices are generally trending higher compared to last year.

08 Jul 2019 description

Depuis fin mars en territoire de Beni, Province du Nord Kivu, des attaques contre des civils et postes militaires se sont intensifiées. Près de 96.000 personnes ont été déplacées depuis la Chefferie de Batangi vers le village de Nobili (près de la frontière ougandaise) en avril et mai. Le HCR est impliqué dans la réponse.

08 Jul 2019 description

Since the end of March in Beni Territory, North Kivu Province, attacks against civilians and military outposts have intensified. Some 96,000 people have been displaced from Batangi Chiefdom to the town of Nobili (near the Ugandan border) in April and May. UNHCR is involved in the response.

15,946 returnees and expelled people from Angola have been profiled by UNHCR and its partners in Kamako, Kasai Province. The results of the operation will help to better address the needs of various categories of people returning from Angola since October 2018

07 Jul 2019 description


This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 74 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

05 Jul 2019 description

G20 Leaders met on 28-29 June 2019 in Osaka, Japan, and discussed major challenges facing the world and the importance of eradicating polio. The G20 declaration states, “We reaffirm our commitment to eradicate polio as well as to end the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria and look forward to the success of the sixth replenishment of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria.” Read more here.

05 Jul 2019 description


301 Genetic characterization of measles and rubella viruses detected through surveillance for global measles and rubella elimination, 2016–2018

307 Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, JanuaryApril 2019


301 Caractérisation génétique des virus de la rougeole et la rubéole détectés dans le cadre de la surveillance pour l’élimination mondiale de la rougeole et de la rubéole, 2016-2018

307 Rapport mensuel des cas de dracunculose, janvier-avril 2019

04 Jul 2019 description

90,024 refugee returnees (2014 - 2019)

This figure includes voluntary repatriation from Kenya (84,227) and Assisted Spontaneous returnees from Yemen (4,414) as well as 1,383 returnees from other countries such as Djibouti (801), Libya (394), Sudan (143), Eritrea (34), Pakistan, Gambia, Angola, Cambodia and others. Somali refugees from these or other countries who return spontaneously without assistance from the UNHCR are not included.

04 Jul 2019 description

Lubango - A delegation from the MPLA parliamentary group is assessing on Wednesday the consequences of the drought in the municipalities of Gambos and Chibia, province of Huíla.

Speaking to ANGOP, the leader of the MPLA parliamentary group, Américo Cuononoca, said that the visit will also serve to convey a word of comfort and solidarity to the victims of this phenomenon.

"We could not remain indifferent," said the politician, who emphasized that Huíla is the country's largest population center after Luanda.

03 Jul 2019 description


Response start date: September, 2017

Total registered Refugees: 14, 669

Males: 49.84%
Females: 50.16%

Total Households: 4,409

Total Children (below 18yrs): 58.3% (8,530 individuals)

Total Persons with Special Needs (PSNs): 2,319 (15.83% individuals).

02 Jul 2019 description


  • In 2019, WFP continues its corporate emergency response interventions, with the aim of assisting 5.1 million people with food assistance and nutrition programmes and has already reached 2.1 million people during the first quarter.

  • Now eleven months since the beginning of the Ebola outbreak, the epidemic continues, with over 2,300 cases and 1,500 deaths reported. WFP continues to provide critical operational support to the medical response teams and provides food and nutrition assistance to Ebola affected people.

02 Jul 2019 description

1. Situation update

The outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in North Kivu and Ituri provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo continues this past week, with a steady and sustained transmission intensity.

02 Jul 2019 description

Ce rapport a été produit par OCHA RDC en collaboration avec les partenaires humanitaires opérationnels dans la zone. Les informations et les données couvrent la période entre le 1er février et le 31 mai 2019.

Faits saillants

• 428 304 personnes retournées de l’Angola entre octobre 2018 et fin-mai 2019, dans six provinces de la République Démocratique du Congo, selon les chiffres officiels. 62% des retournés a été rapporté dans la Province du Kasaï.

01 Jul 2019 description
report Caritas

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.

01 Jul 2019 description

Brussels, 1 July 2019

As natural disasters threaten the most vulnerable people in the Southern Africa and Indian Ocean region, the EU is providing €7 million in humanitarian aid to increase the capacity of communities and authorities to prepare for and respond to disasters. This aid is in addition to the approximately €17 million in EU humanitarian assistance given this year to help people hit by cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Malawi and Comoros, and people affected by food shortages in Zimbabwe.