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23 Apr 2019 description

Luanda - At least seventeen cases of measles were registered throughout the country during the first three months of the year, with a total of 738 suspects, reported Monday in Luanda, the Coordinator of the Expanded Vaccination Program, Alda Sousa.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the number of measles cases worldwide recorded in the first three months of 2019 has quadrupled compared to the same period last year.

18 Apr 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

Almost half of the countries in Eastern and Southern Africa region (ESAR) have been affected by cholera outbreaks since the beginning of 2019. More than 8,258 cholera / AWD cases including 29 deaths have been reported in 10 countries in the region, with an average Case Fatality Rate of 0.4%, since the beginning of 2019. These countries include; Angola, Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Somalia, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Mozambique accounts for 69.5% (5,656) of the total case load reported this year, followed by Kenya at 16.3% (1,350).

15 Apr 2019 description

Refugees

■ As of 15 March 2,060 South Sudanese refugees had been relocated to Biringi settlement since February. Most of them had arrived during an influx in the first half of February, while some had also stayed along the border for years and complied with the authorities’ request to move further inland.

■ Due to strong wind, on 9-10 March, 222 refugee shelters were destroyed at Mole camp, Sud Ubangi Province, home to almost 15,000 Central African refugees. There is a need to rehabilitate these structures to avoid promiscuity in the camp.

15 Apr 2019 description

Ce document fournit une mise à jour intermédiaire sur les principaux évènements ayant lieu entre la publication mensuelle des rapports opérationnels du HCR.

Réfugiés

■ A la mi-mars, 2,060 Sud Soudanais ont été relocalisés au site de Biringi. La plupart des réfugiés sont arrivés lors de l’afflux qui a eu lieu début février. Certains étaient présents depuis des années en RDC le long de la frontière et ont décidé de quitter la zone frontalière suite aux appels des autorités congolaises.

10 Apr 2019 description

INTRODUCTION

Le présent document est un plan opérationnel dont le but est d’orienter la stratégie de réponse humanitaire à la crise dans la Région du Kasaï , les provinces de Kwilu, Kwango et le territoire de Kapanga dans la province de Lualaba, pour les six prochains mois (janvier – juin 2019).

08 Apr 2019 description

Beira - Angolan humanitarian aid mission in Mozambique has announced it started with the rehabilitation works of Dondo health center damaged by the cyclone Idai that hit that country on March 14.

The works are set to last fifteen days and consist of recovery of the roof, wall painting and refitting the health facility to meet the patients needs.

08 Apr 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

Approximately 3,385 cholera / AWD cases including 19 deaths have been reported in 10 out of the 21 countries in Eastern and Southern Africa Region (ESAR); with an average Case Fatality Rate of 0.6%, since the beginning of 2019. These countries include; Angola, Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Somalia, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Kenya accounts for 35.4 % (1,198) of the total case load reported this year, followed by Mozambique at 31% (1,048).

05 Apr 2019 description

The Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS) in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) is currently implementing the WHO/AFRO II larviciding demonstration project in six districts in Omusati, Oshikoto, Ohangwena, Kavango East and West regions where malaria is transmitted. The project aims to strengthen national capacity for implementing diversified mosquito control measures to contribute towards malaria elimination.

03 Apr 2019 description

In early February, clashes in South Sudan led to a new influx of refugees into DRC, particularly in the Kakwa and Kaliko chiefdoms in Aru Territory, Ituri Province.
Arrivals of Central African refugees slowed down compared to January. In February, 30 crossed into Ndu, Bas Uele Province, in addition to 235 who crossed in January.
UNHCR’s cash assistance for IDPs, returnees and refugees in DRC grew considerably in 2018, with USD 3.4 million spent. This is a 261% increase from 2017 and an 882% increase from 2016.

01 Apr 2019 description

This update concerns the situation of Congolese refugees and asylum seekers in countries in the region.

29 Mar 2019 description

Ce rapport a été produit par OCHA Kalemie et Lubumbashi en collaboration avec les partenaires humanitaires. Il est publié par OCHA et couvre la période du 20 au 29 mars 2019.

FAITS SAILLANTS

• Plusieurs mouvements de retour enregistrés sur les axes de Kalemie, toujours en proie à l’insécurité

• 39 cas de choléra rapportés en une semaine dans les sites de déplacés de Kankomba et Kaseke, à Kalemie

APERÇU DE LA SITUATION

27 Mar 2019 description

538,268 refugees and asylum seekers in DRC, among them 52% women.

99.3% of refugees in DRC live in rural areas, and 74% live outside refugee camps or settlements.

1,090 newly registered South Sudanese refugees in February 2019.

Main activities – Refugees

Protection

27 Mar 2019 description

538.268 réfugiés et demandeurs d’asile en RDC, dont 52% de femmes.

99,3% des réfugiés en RDC vivent dans des zones rurales, et 74% des réfugiés sont installés hors camps ou sites de réfugiés.

1.090 nouveaux réfugiés sud-soudanais enregistrés en février 2019.

Activités principales – Réfugiés

Protection

26 Mar 2019 description

Luanda - Two helicopters from Angola flying troops specialised in search and rescuing operations in difficult access areas reached Monday Maputo, Mozambique, Angola’s Health Minister Sílvia Lutucuta confirmed Monday.

The Minister also announced the arrival in Mozambique – hit by powerful tropical storm – of a fourth plane with 52 tons of goods (medicines and expendable supplies), two ambulances and four 4-wheel drive vehicles to ensure the mobility of the teams.

25 Mar 2019 description

Beira - Angola’s assistance made up of 26 tons of food and medicines to Tropical Cyclone Idai victims in Mozambique will help prevent the spread of the epidemics in the Indian Ocean country, the Health minister of Mozambique Nazira Abdula said Friday in Beira city.

Nazira Abdula was speaking to the press shortly after the delivery ceremony of the goods and the introduction of medical and military teams from Angola.

23 Mar 2019 description

Age and Gender Diversity Mainstreaming (AGDM) exercise took place in the Lóvua Settlement at the beginning of February.

The opening of three permanent schools took place in the Lóvua Settlement.

10,000 refugees in the Lóvua Settlement have been provided with new documents with security features in order to avoid fraud.

KEY INDICATORS

75 Per cent of Congolese refugees from Kasai in Angola are women and children

23 Mar 2019 description

Relocation of urban refugees was completed bringing the total refugee population in the Lóvua settlement to 19,700.

The construction of three permanent schools was concluded and inauguration will take place in February 2019.

KEY INDICATORS

75%
of Congolese refugees from Kasai in Angola are women and children

36,596
Biometrically registered Congolese refugees in Lunda Norte Province. Total of 23, 835 refugees are currently receiving food assistance.