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24 Apr 2018 description
report UN General Assembly

GA/12011
GENERAL ASSEMBLY PLENARY
SEVENTY-SECOND SESSION, 83RD & 84TH MEETINGS (AM & PM)

Assembly President Calls for Coherence, Partnerships across United Nations Pillars

Member States must go beyond resolutions and statements and recommit to a new approach to peace, the General Assembly heard today during a high-level debate that explored opportunities for strengthening the United Nations work on sustaining peace.

24 Apr 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

HIGHLIGHTS- FEBRUARY 2018

• The new academic school year began in January. Of the 1,090 Burundian refugee students that undertook examinations in Primary Level, 83.1 per cent passed. Of the 772 students at Secondary Level, 71 per cent passed.

• More than 5,700 Burundian refugee children in 0-6 years are receiving early childhood care through different approaches.

24 Apr 2018 description

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Insecurity and population displacement have left nearly one million people severely food insecure in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) Tanganyika Province. That includes more than 350,000 people who are in the emergency phase of food insecurity.

Meanwhile, some 667 public primary schools have been destroyed — or [40] per cent of the 1,633 schools in the province — depriving over 66,000 children of access to education.

24 Apr 2018 description

Ce rapport a été produit par OCHA Sud-Kivu en collaboration avec les partenaires humanitaires. Il est publié par OCHA et couvre la période du 17 au 23 avril.

Faits saillants

  • L’Est de Shabunda à nouveau touché par des mouvements de population
  • Près de 22 000 personnes assistées en vivres dans le Territoire de Fizi

Aperçu de la situation

24 Apr 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Every two minutes, a child dies of malaria

Malaria is a preventable and treatable disease that remains, in many regions of the world, a major public health problem[i]. Ninety-one countries currently experience ongoing malaria transmission. Almost half the world’s population - about 3.2 billion people - are at risk of malaria. In 2016 alone, 216 million new cases of malaria were reported, and approximately 445,000 people died of the disease – most of them children.

24 Apr 2018 description

Sur un financement du Fonds central d'intervention d'urgence (CERF), l'OMS lance le projet d'urgence en réponse aux épidémies de choléra et de rougeole pour les déplacés internes, retournés et communautés d'accueil des six zones de santé ciblées du Sud Kivu.

BUKAVU, 12 avril 2018

24 Apr 2018 description

Funding required: $25.31 B

Funding received: $2.97 B

Funding percentage: 11.8%

People in need: 131.1 M

People to receive aid: 95.1 M

Countries affected: 36

As at 31 March 2018, UN-coordinated Humanitarian Response Plans (HRP) and the Syria 3RP Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan require US$25.31 billion to meet the humanitarian needs of 131.1 million crisis-affected people in 26 countries.

24 Apr 2018 description

Seasonal rainfall well above average across many areas of the Horn

KEY MESSAGES

• Since late March, rainfall has been above average over broad areas of Somalia, eastern and southern Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, and Burundi. Initial satellite-derived estimates suggest rainfall since late March has been as much as 200 percent of average across many areas.

23 Apr 2018 description

OVERVIEW

The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 61 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:

Cholera in Congo
Cholera in Zimbabwe
Lassa fever in Nigeria
Humanitarian crisis in South Sudan
Humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

23 Apr 2018 description

CARINE TOPE

Lubumbashi, le 19 avril 2018 – Le Directeur des Affaires politiques de la MONUSCO, Moudjib Djinadou, en séjour dans la capitale cuprifère, a échangé avec les autorités politico-administratives, les consuls accrédités en RDC, la société civile ainsi que différents acteurs politiques membres de la mouvance présidentielle et de l’opposition congolaise.

Deux préoccupations étaient au centre de ces échanges :

23 Apr 2018 description

Today, we have published our Annual Report highlighting our work over 2017.

2017 was a year of significant achievement for us, as we continued to work on our three main programmatic areas of: -identifying the violations that cause displacement and exile; -protecting the rights of those who are displaced, and -ensuring resolutions to their displacement are durable, rights respecting, safe and timely.

23 Apr 2018 description
infographic UN Children's Fund

SITUATION IN NUMBERS

Total Refugees 2M

Total IDPs in Burundi 173,000

1.17M Children (59%)

103,800 Children (60%)

Total Burundi Returnees 21,820 (1,441 from DRC and 16,379 from Tanzania)

22 Apr 2018 description

Elections in Lóvua settlement have been completed. Refugees voted for three representatives per village. Seventy-four per cent of eligible refugees voted of which 35 per cent were women.
A Joint Assessment Mission (JAM) will be held from 17 April to end-May.

The findings will allow the re-design of partners’ emergency foodsecurity and nutritional response beyond July 2018. The borehole drilling has started in Lóvua settlement after a fourmonth delay by the contractor company; so far 84m of the 120m have been drilled.

Operational Context

22 Apr 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch

Des milliers de personnes ont fui les violences ayant éclaté dans le territoire de Djugu

Ida Sawyer
Directrice pour l'Afrique centrale
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21 Apr 2018 description

LAURENT SAM OUSSOU

Kananga, le 20 avril 2018 – Le gouverneur de la province du Kasaï-Central a lancé, le 12 avril 2018, un projet de réduction de la violence communautaire (CVR) dénommé, «Réduction de la violence à travers les règlements coutumiers et la sensibilisation à la non-violence des populations dans le Kasaï-Central.»

Le grand Kasaï et notamment les provinces du Kasaï, KasaïCentral et Kasaï-Oriental, ont été secouées durant 15 mois par un conflit de pouvoir coutumier dans la chefferie de Kamuina Nsapu, en territoire de Dibaya, dans la province du Kasaï-Central.

21 Apr 2018 description

LAURENT SAM OUSSOU

Kananga, le 20 avril 2018 – Dans le cadre du processus électoral en cours, la Police des Nations unies (UNPol) en collaboration avec la Police nationale congolaise (PNC) a débuté une formation de deux semaines sur la sécurisation du processus électoral.

20 Apr 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch

Ida Sawyer

Thousands Flee Violence in DR Congo’s Djugu Territory

Since mid-December, unidentified assailants have killed more than 260 people and burned thousands of homes in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s northeastern Djugu territory in Ituri province. The atrocities we have documented include massacres, rapes, and decapitation. More than 200,000 people have fled their homes, many to neighboring Uganda.