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- UNICEF: Where drinking water is a 90-minute walk away. 2 Oct 2019
- Govt. Angola: Cunene records rainfall after 12-month drought. 14 Oct 2019
- WHO: Angola conducts review and validation of data on Neglected Tropical Diseases. 9 Oct 2019
- Govt. Angola: Drought affects over 200,000 in Huila. 9 Oct 2019
- Govt. Angola: Angola: Govt reiterates fight against drought in southern region. 4 Oct 2019
THE YEAR IN REVIEW
By Dr Marc Biot, Dr Isabelle Defourny, Marcel Langenbach, Kenneth Lavelle, Bertrand Perrochet and Teresa Sancristoval, Directors of Operations
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.
1. Situation update
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.
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
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:
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.
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
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.
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.
Response start date: September, 2017
Total registered Refugees: 14, 669
Total Households: 4,409
Total Children (below 18yrs): 58.3% (8,530 individuals)
Total Persons with Special Needs (PSNs): 2,319 (15.83% individuals).
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.
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.
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.
• 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.
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.
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.