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23 May 2019 description

Action Against Hunger calls on the United Nations to implement UN Security Council Resolution 2417.

23 May 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • Insecurity persists in Katwa and Butembo health zones, resulting in temporary suspension of activities. On 3 May, a Safe and Dignified Burial team was violently attacked by community members after the burial of a confirmed Ebola case. On 8 May, 50-armed militia entered Butembo and opened fire in the city. This led to the temporary suspension of activities for five days

22 May 2019 description
report UN General Assembly

22 MAI 2019

La Cinquième Commission chargée des questions administratives et budgétaires était saisie, ce matin, d’une proposition budgétaire d’environ un milliard de dollars pour l’opération de l’ONU en République démocratique du Congo (RDC), soit une baisse significative par rapport à l’exercice précédent. Le Secrétaire général précise que cette enveloppe reflète la diminution programmée des effectifs de la mission et la fermeture de plusieurs de ses bureaux à la faveur du « premier transfert pacifique du pouvoir dans l’histoire du pays ».

22 May 2019 description

Charles Lwanga-Kikwaya is one of many health workers operating in a conflict zone. On New Year’s Day, his team was attacked at an Ebola vaccination point in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

This week on an overcast and drizzly day the 72nd World Health Assembly opened in Geneva. The weather was somewhat fitting for a sombre and sobering moment in the opening plenary when Director-General Dr Tedros led a moment of silence to remember all health workers killed or injured in the line of duty.

22 May 2019 description

Le Haut Commissariat des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés (HCR), condamne fermement la violence et le pillage de son bureau et des bureaux et installations de ses partenaires œuvrant dans la ville de Monga, en province du Bas-Uele.

Mardi soir, un groupe d’environ 80 personnes a attaqué ces bâtiments, en pillant notamment un nombre important d’articles ménagers destinés à être distribués à des réfugiés centrafricains et des personnes vulnérables congolaises.

22 May 2019 description


• Nombre de déplacés à la hausse à Kamango, qui héberge désormais 64 000 personnes

• 500 personnes sensibilisées aux principes de l’action humanitaire à Kasindi et Mutwanga


22 May 2019 description

Christian communities under attack in Burkina Faso

On Monday, 13 May, armed men attacked a Catholic religious procession in Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso, killing four people. The attack was the third by armed groups against Christian populations in Burkina Faso over the past three weeks. The day before, 12 May, gunman attacked a Catholic Church in Dablo during Sunday Mass, trapping people inside before setting fire to the building. Six people, including a priest, were killed.

22 May 2019 description


Over the reporting period, a total of 107,706 movements were observed at eight (8) Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs) at the border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

The incoming population into Uganda continued to be higher (70%) than outgoing to DRC (30%).
Migrant population reportedly going to Kampala are less than 4%.

The FMPs Mpondwe, Busunga, Butogo and Goli registered approximatively 86% of the observations.

22 May 2019 description
report Trócaire

Priya Joshi

Trócaire is supporting 150,000 people affected by the second largest Ebola outbreak in history.

Trócaire has recently been awarded a grant of €348,558 from Irish Aid to respond to the ongoing Ebola outbreak that is affecting the DRC.

This outbreak, is the second largest Ebola outbreak in history after the one in West Africa in 2014-16, and is concentrated in north-east DRC’s North Kivu and Ituri provinces.

22 May 2019 description

This brief summarises local media and messages circulating via social media outlets including WhatsApp and local radio and press outlets in the Beni and Butembo areas of North Kivu, DRC between February and April 2019. It also captures the growing number of warning messages and written threats transmitted as part of the escalation of violence against Ebola response teams during this period.

22 May 2019 description


● The total number of FMPs is 21, of which six are operated on the Uganda side of the border, in partnership with DTM Uganda.

● New PoE screening site in Bori in Kajo-Keji county started primary and secondary screening on 15 May. There are now 14 active IOM-supported screening sites, namely: Yei airstrip, Yei SSRRC, Tokori, Lasu, Kaya, Bazi, Salia Musala, Okaba, Khor Kaya (along Busia Uganda Border) in Morobo County, Pure, Kerwa, Khorijo, Birigo in Lainya County, and Bori.

21 May 2019 description

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

99,3% des réfugiés en RDC vivent dans des zones rurales, et 73,5% des réfugiéssont installés hors camps ou sites de réfugiés.

1.111 nouveaux réfugiés sudsoudanais enregistrés en avril 2019.

Activités principales – Réfugiés