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03 Nov 2017 description

Au 31 Octobre 2017, la population des personnes concernées par le HCR est passée à 564.786 personnes.

Elles sont composées essentiellement de :

  • 66% Réfugiés et Demandeurs d’asile ;

  • 28% Déplacés internes et Retournés (Lac) selon l'estimation DTM d'octobre 2017 par IOM, dans le cadre du CCCM. Ce chiffre ne comporte pas les populations du site de Dar El Kher qui sont au nombre 4.634 personnes enregistrées ;

03 Nov 2017 description

Changements clés

La population totale des réfugiés et demandeurs d’asile est passée de 407.996 en Août 2017 à 409.264 personnes fin octobre 2017. Ceci représente une augmentation globale de 1.268 personnes . Une augmentation dû essentiellement aux activités activités d’enregistrement continu.

03 Nov 2017 description

BEIJING – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has received a vital new US$5 million contribution from the Government of the People’s Republic of China to provide urgent food and nutrition assistance to internally displaced people in the Republic of the Congo and the Central African Republic (C.A.R.).

More than 28o,000 people in the two countries will benefit from China’s contribution, which will allow WFP to provide rice, pulses and oil, as well as distribute specialized nutritious food to prevent malnutrition among pregnant and nursing women and children under five.

03 Nov 2017 description

Summary

The Lake Chad region continues to conduct supplementary immunisation activities and implement disease surveillance efforts to guard against the continued threat of poliovirus transmission.

Completed Supplementary Immunisation Activities (SIAs) since 01/01/17:

CAMEROON: Three SIAs completed (2 x bOPV, 1 x mOPV2) covering 67 districts.

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Two SIAs completed (2 x bOPV) covering 24 districts.

CHAD: Four SIAs completed (3 x bOPV, 1 x mOPV2).

03 Nov 2017 description

Polio this week as of 1 November 2017

02 Nov 2017 description
report Inter Press Service

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 2 2017 (IPS) - After the Rwandan genocide, the United Nations promised ‘never again.’ But has the international community kept their word?

From Mexico to Myanmar, conflicts and humanitarian crises have multiplied.

Millions continue to be targeted for their religious, national, racial or ethnic backgrounds, and some are even forced to cross borders to escape violence committed simply because of their identity.

02 Nov 2017 description

Mr. President,

Distinguished delegates,

A few weeks ago, I was in Bangladesh, at the border with Myanmar - witnessing the most rapid refugee exodus since the massive population movements of the mid-1990s.

It was a stark illustration of what happens when the root causes of conflict and violence are not addressed, and the relationship between a state and some of its people breaks down.

The result is a human tragedy on a dramatic scale.

02 Nov 2017 description

“Have we become unable to broker peace?” Grandi asks Security Council during key address on record levels of displacement.

By Melissa Fleming

NEW YORK – Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, has urged international leaders to find political solutions to the world’s conflicts if the swelling numbers of forcibly displaced people are ever to return home.

02 Nov 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Preliminary results of the SMART were published showing an increase in the national prevalence of the global acute malnutrition (from 11.9% to 13.9%). This rate exceed the emergency threshold of 15% in 12 out of 23 regions of the country.

02 Nov 2017 description
report Voice of America

BY Edward Rwema

Political unrest and violence prompted more than 400,000 people to flee Burundi and relocate to nearby countries, primarily Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania. Despite appeals from Burundi and other central African countries to leave their camps and repatriate, Burundian political refugees say they wouldn’t feel safe going back home.

Refugees who spoke to VOA say they fear government persecution if they return to Burundi, where President Pierre Nkurunziza remains in power after defying both domestic and international opposition to pursue a third term in 2015.

02 Nov 2017 description
report Save the Children

Executive summary

THE WORLD’S BIGGEST INFECTIOUS KILLER

Writing in 1901, William Osler, one of the founders of modern medicine, described pneumonia as “the captain of the men of death”. He was writing about the USA, where the disease was a major killer of children – and a source of fear for their parents. Pneumonia remains a “captain of the men of death”. No infectious disease claims the lives of more children. Today, almost all of the victims are in low- and middle-income countries. The vast majority are poor.

02 Nov 2017 description

Refugees, trafficking in persons and other effects of current conflicts would be a thematic focus of the Security Council in November, Sebastiano Cardi (Italy), Council President for the month, said at a press briefing today at Headquarters.

01 Nov 2017 description

By Nestor Heindaye Masde
Snr Education Assistant, HCR N’Djamena

Saturday, October 28, 2017 will forever be a memorable day for two Central African refugee students. They had their dream come true by obtaining their doctorate in medicine at the Faculty of Human Health Sciences at the University of Ndjamena, overcoming the hardships of their refugee situation.

01 Nov 2017 description

Par Nestor Heindaye Masde
Snr Education Assistant, HCR N’Djamena

Le samedi 28 octobre 2017 restera à jamais un jour mémorable pour deux étudiants réfugiés centrafricains. Ils ont vu leur rêve se réaliser en obtenant leur doctorat en médecine à la faculté des sciences de la santé humaine de l’université de Ndjamena, surmontant les difficultés liées à leur situation de réfugiés.

01 Nov 2017 description

Feature

Iraq

Affected areas Kirkuk and Salah Din governorates
Cause of displacement Conflict
Figures More than 133,000 new displacements between 21 September and 17 October

Context

01 Nov 2017 description

Les conflits continuent à perturber les moyens d’existence des ménages dans les zones affectées

MESSAGES CLÉS

31 Oct 2017 description

Malgré les récoltes en cours, le conflit ne permet pas une amélioration de la sécurité alimentaire

MESSAGES CLÉS • La crise sécuritaire persiste avec de multiples actes de criminalité et des incursions d’hommes armés actifs surtout dans les villages du nord-ouest et du sud-est du pays, causant de nouveaux déplacements qui portent le nombre de personnes déplacées à l’interne à 600 250 personnes, selon les estimations d’OCHA au 31 septembre 2017.