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17 Oct 2017 description
report European Union

On Monday 16 October 2017 the Council adopted the EU Annual Report on Human Rights And Democracy in the World in 2016.

2016 was a challenging year for human rights and democracy, with a shrinking space for civil society and complex humanitarian and political crises emerging. In this context, the European Union showed leadership and remained strongly committed to promote and protect human rights and democracy across the world.

03 Oct 2017 description

Selon le chef du HCR, la communauté internationale abandonne des millions de réfugiés et de personnes déplacées internes à leur sort.
Par Jonathan Clayton

GENÈVE - Appelant à des efforts internationaux renouvelés pour prévenir et résoudre les conflits, le chef du HCR Filippo Grandi a déclaré aujourd’hui que la communauté internationale abandonnait des millions de réfugiés et de personnes déplacées internes à leur sort. Par ailleurs, il a exhorté un « monde en mutation rapide » à adopter une nouvelle approche en matière de protection et de solutions durables.

02 Oct 2017 description

Distinguished Delegates,
Ladies and Gentlemen,

A year ago, States gathered in New York to reaffirm the fundamental values of solidarity and protection for people forced into exile.

They agreed to share responsibility for embedding them in practical action.

And they decided to address and resolve refugee flows through a new model that places the rights, interests and potential of refugees and of their hosts at the heart of a comprehensive response.

Ladies and Gentlemen,

Realising this ambition has never been more urgent.

20 Sep 2017 description

There are currently 2,018 refugees living in Lóvua settlement, this represents six per cent of the overall refugee population from the DRC in northern Angola.

So far, 586 tents have been distributed to refugees in Lóvua settlement, since the beginning of the relocation.

A water tank with the capacity of 5,000 litres has been provided to Lóvua Municipality to improve host communities’ access to potable water.

KEY FIGURES

19 Sep 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

6,571
Refugees in Cacanda reception centre
31,370
Refugees registered in Lunda Norte

1,667
Families currently in the reception centre
30
Persons with disabilities

54%
Children (under 18 years old)
64
Unaccompanied and Separated Children

1 in 4
Households are headed by women
22%
Of the population are women

19 Sep 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

2,313 Refugees in Lóvua settlement

31,370 Refugees registered in Lunda Norte

681 Families currently in Lóvua 9 Persons with disabilities

52% Children (under 18 years old)

17 Unaccompanied and Separated Children

1 in 5 Households are headed by women

21% Of the population is family size one

676 UNHCR family tents distributed

18 Sep 2017 description
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6,825
Refugees in Cacanda reception centre
31,278
Refugees registered in Lunda Norte

1,743
Families currently in the reception centre
31
Persons with disabilities

54%
Children (under 18 years old)
63
Unaccompanied and Separated Children

1 in 4
Households are headed by women
21%
Of the population is family size one

18 Sep 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

2,018
Refugees in Lóvua settlement
31,278
Refugees registered in Lunda Norte

596
Families currently in Lóvua
8
Persons with disabilities

52%
Children (under 18 years old)
14
Unaccompanied and Separated Children

1 in 5
Households are headed by women
32%
Of the population is family size one

07 Sep 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

7,109 Refugees in Cacanda reception centre

31,211 Refugees registered in Lunda Norte

1,813 Families currently in the reception centre Persons with disabilities

54% Children (under 18 years old)
Unaccompanied and Separated Children

1 in 2 Households are headed by women

21% Of the population is family size one

149 UNHCR family tents distributed MINARS safari tents

05 Sep 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

1,650
Refugees in Lóvua settlement
33,248
Refugees registered in Lunda Norte

512
Families currently in Lóvua
8
Persons with disabilities

51%
Children (under 18 years old)
9
Unaccompanied and Separated Children

1 in 5
Households are headed by women
32%
Of the population is family size one

05 Sep 2017 description
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In Lóvua, there are currently 1,495 refugees living in the settlement, the next relocation is scheduled for 31 August from Cacanda reception centre.

A Child Friendly Space has been established in Lóvua with 264 children out of 754 attending in the first week of operation.

Malaria cases have decreased, however due to the start of the rainy season this trend is expected to invert.

KEY FIGURES

75%
Of Congolese refugees in Angola are women and children

18 Aug 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

1,495 Refugees in Lóvua site.
33,132 Persons of concern registered in Lunda Norte

471 Families currently in the camp
6.Persons with disabilities.

50% Children (under 18).
12 Unaccompanied and Separated Children.

1 in 4 Households are headed by women.
1,481 Received a onemonth food rations

439 UNHCR family tents distributed.
99% Of the population received non-food items.

12 Jul 2017 description

The joint GICHD-UNDP study explores the links between mine action and the 2030 Agenda and its SDGs. It seeks to reflect the current understanding of the contribution and impact that mine action is having on achieving the 2030 Agenda in countries affected by landmines, cluster munitions and other explosive remnants of war.

The study also aims to provide guidance to policy and decision makers from mine action organisations, donors and particularly National Mine Action Authorities on how to: