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19 Mar 2018 description

Violence in Djugu Territory (Ituri Province), escalated and forced a large number of Congolese to flee to neighboring territories and the city of Bunia, while others crossed Lake Albert by boat to Uganda.

Two new UNHCR Field Offices, in Bondo and Monga, were opened to provide better protection and assistance to new arrivals from the Central African Republic in remote areas of Bas-Uele Province.

15 Mar 2018 description

Geneva, Thursday 15 March 2018

Humanitarian access has deteriorated in seven countries over the past six months, according to the Humanitarian Access Overview report released today by ACAPS.

Out of the 37 countries included in the report, nearly half of them (18) are currently facing high humanitarian access constraints. Moderate humanitarian access constraints are an issue in nine countries and ten present low humanitarian access constraints.

14 Mar 2018 description

High levels of food insecurity persist in the world, due largely to conflicts and to adverse climatic shocks that are taking a toll, particularly in East African and Near East countries, where large numbers of people continue to be in need of humanitarian assistance, a new FAO report notes. Some 37 countries are in need of external assistance for food, unchanged from three months ago, according to the Crop Prospects and Food Situation report issued today.

07 Mar 2018 description

7 March 2018

Distinguished President,
Colleagues, Friends,

A few days ago, we celebrated the centenary year of Nelson Mandela’s birth. We spoke of his example; his fortitude, his suffering and compassion, while recalling also the declaration that he and my predecessor Mary Robinson signed in 2000 on diversity and tolerance.

06 Mar 2018 description
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Trente-sept pays ont toujours besoin d'une aide alimentaire externe, a prévenu lundi l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture (FAO) dans un rapport.

05 Mar 2018 description


FAO assesses that globally 37 countries are in need of external assistance for food.
Conflicts continue to be the main factor driving the high levels of severe food insecurity.
Weather shocks have also adversely impacted food availability and access, notably in East Africa.


01 Mar 2018 description

Global Overview FEBRUARY 2018

27 Feb 2018 description
  • 540.396 réfugiés en RDC. Des réfugiés du Burundi, de la République Centrafricaine et du Soudan du Sud continuent d’arriver.
  • 683.924 réfugiés de la RDC en Afrique.
  • 18.177 réfugiés rwandais rapatriés volontairement en 2017.

Travail avec les partenaires

27 Feb 2018 description
  • 540,396 refugees in DRC. Arrivals from Burundi, Central African Republic and South Sudan continued.
  • 683,924 DRC refugees in Africa.
  • 18,177 Rwandan refugees returned voluntarily in 2017.

Working with Partners

12 Feb 2018 description


4.49 million People displaced within DRC

630,500 Congolese refugees hosted in the region

78% Of Congolese refugees are women and children

8 Countries covered in this Appeal