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27 Feb 2019 description

MONUSCO:

(La conférence de presse a été animée par MATHIAS GILLMANN, porte-parole par intérim)

La situation reste tendue à Kamako. Une délégation de la MONUSCO a accompagné le Gouverneur du Kasaï et d’autres autorités locales sur place hier pour rencontrer des chefs traditionnels et des représentants des communautés et porter un message de calme.

22 Feb 2019 description

Armed clashes in South Sudan forced hundreds of South Sudanese people to seek refuge in border areas in Ituri Province, DRC. UNHCR will support the registration of refugees and their possible relocation.

Seven primary schools were rehabilitated in Kasai Province, benefitting over 3,000 children.
Voluntary Repatriation of Rwandan refugees resumed with 94 repatriations from North and South Kivu Provinces.

29 Jan 2019 description

After negotiations among UNHCR, WFP and CNR, cash-for-food assistance will resume at Meri settlement in 2019, albeit temporarily, and under certain security conditions.

In epidemic-prone South Kivu, UNHCR rehabilitated a cholera treatment unit, built a rehydration point, sensitized 20,000 people on HIV, cholera and Ebola, and distributed information leaflets in refugee camps and settlements.

16 Jan 2019 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Countries of asylum hosting refugees from the DRC have been generous in maintaining an open-door policy and in securing asylum to old and new population groups. Protracted displacement, however, continues to deplete already limited national and local resources. Existing camps and sites in asylum countries are overcrowded. Some 60,000 Congolese refugees have specific needs and problems, a significant proportion are children who are at risk or who require additional support.

26 Dec 2018 description

Highlights

• WFP’s operational scale-up in six conflict-affected provinces is on track. Between January and November, WFP reached 5 million people, 90 percent of the 5.4 million targeted for food and nutrition assistance in 2018.

• The Ebola outbreak has possibly claimed more than 330 lives in North Kivu and Ituri provinces. WFP is providing food and nutrition assistance and supporting the overall response with logistics, aviation, and information and communications technology.

Situation Update

13 Dec 2018 description
report UN Security Council

SC/13618

Security Council
8421st Meeting (AM)

Humanitarian Affairs Official Says Embattled Cameroon Regions Witnessing One of Africa’s Fastest-Growing Displacement Crises

Central and West African countries must develop strategies with which to tackle the root causes of insurgency, the senior United Nations official in the region told the Security Council today as it considered the activities of the United Nations regional office.

11 Dec 2018 description

By Sara Staedicke

Despite the major focus by media and publics on a handful of refugee crises around the world—the Syrian, Afghan, and Venezuelan ones among them, and recently Yemen—displacement situations worsened during 2018 in a number of countries that received much less attention, and perhaps as a result less in the way of humanitarian aid.

04 Dec 2018 description

Key developments in the week of November 25th include the large military operations in Nigeria and Sudan, the insecurity in the DRC and Chad, and the continued government intimidation campaigns launched in Angola.

24 Nov 2018 description
report African Union

Le Conseil de Paix et de Sécurité (CPS) de l’Union africaine (UA) en sa 808ème réunion, tenue le 19 novembre 2018, a adopté la décision qui suit sur la situation en République démocratique du Congo (RDC).

Le Conseil,

24 Nov 2018 description
report African Union

The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) at its 808th meeting, held on 19 November 2018, adopted the following decision on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

The Council,

22 Nov 2018 description

MONUSCO :

La Représentante spéciale du Secrétaire général, au nom de la MONUSCO, rends hommage aux soldats tombés la semaine dernière lors d’opérations conjointes lancées par les FARDC et la MONUSCO contre les ADF.

Six Casques bleus malawites et un Casque bleu tanzanien ont été tués et douze autres blessés. On déplore également des pertes et des blessés dans les rangs des Forces armées congolaises.

08 Nov 2018 description

The latest edition of Crisis Group's monthly conflict tracker highlights dangers of escalating conflict in Sri Lanka and Yemen. CrisisWatch also notes improved situations in China/Japan and Nagorno-Karabakh (Azerbaijan).