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19 Sep 2018 description
report International Alert

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Bringing together the views of more than 100,000 people, the Peace Perceptions Poll sought to answer questions around how people experience and respond to violent conflict, and and how they think their government should respond to conflict.

More countries are experiencing violent conflict now than at any time in the past 30 years. People have been displaced from their homes at a rate not seen since the Second World War. The cost of conflict is currently estimated at US$1.04 trillion a year.

19 Sep 2018 description

This report provides insights into land as the main productive asset for building self-reliance of refugees and host communities in Northern Uganda. It provides evidence on the access to and utilisation of land considering the growing number of refugees. It also considers how the interplay of the local, social, political and economic context influences decisions on land and highlights the impact of land decisions on household livelihoods as well as the environment. The report proposes options for optimising Uganda’s progressive refugee policy.

19 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Découvrez les dernières informations sur la crise d’Ebola et la réponse du Gouvernement, de l’UNICEF et de leurs partenaires pour contrôler l’épidémie.

Faits saillants

Dans le cadre de la réponse nutritionnelle au virus Ebola, l’UNICEF traite des cas de malnutrition aiguë sévère (SAM) chez les enfants et les adultes, fournit des soins nutritionnels aux patients atteints de MVE (accord en cours) et supporte quatre nutritionnistes à dispenser des soins nutritionnels dans les centres de traitement Ebola.

18 Sep 2018 description
report World Vision

Introduction

The crisis in the Kasais region of the Democratic Republic of Congo is first and foremost a child protection crisis, one of the worst in the world. Children make up more than two million of the 3.8 million people in need of humanitarian assistance and protection across the region.
Humanitarian emergencies can have catastrophic effects on children, exacerbating existing forms of violence and making them more vulnerable to exploitation, including being recruited into armed forces or armed groups, being sexually abused and being trafficked.

18 Sep 2018 description

CE QU’IL FAUT SAVOIR SUR LA MVE EN RDC

a. Dixième épidémie de la maladie à virus Ebola (MVE) notifiée par le Ministère national de la santé le 1er août 2018

b. Communication du Ministère de la santé sur l’épidémie conformément au règlement sanitaire international

c. Elaboration d’un plan de riposte national à l’épidémie 48H après la notification de l’épidémie

18 Sep 2018 description

The European Commission has allocated €26.5 million in emergency aid for vulnerable families affected by the humanitarian crisis in the Central African Republic and its spill-over into neighbouring countries.

The funding comes as some 2.5 million, half the country's population, are in need of assistance, with the crisis triggering an influx of refugees into neighbouring countries.

18 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

SITUATION IN NUMBER

142 total reported cases (MoH, 16 September 2018)

111 confirmed cases (MoH, 16 September 2018)

97 deaths recorded (MoH, 15 September 2018)

2,173 contacts under surveillance (MoH, 16 September 2018)

UNICEF Ebola Response Appeal US$ 7.624M

Highlights

18 Sep 2018 description
report Insecurity Insight

Africa

Cameroon

10 August 2018: In Bamenda city, Mezam department, Northwest province, an ambulance belonging to the Bamenda Regional Hospital was shot at by either national military personnel or Ambazonian fighters, seriously wounding a nurse, and slightly injuring the driver. Source: Cameroon-Info

Côte d’Ivoire

18 Sep 2018 description

Kigoma – Due to the recent resurgence of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), one of the six countries bordering the United Republic of Tanzania, the Government has increased its efforts to prevent EVD cases entering Tanzania by strengthening disease surveillance measures at both airport and land entry points in the country.

18 Sep 2018 description

The outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in Beni, North Kivu province poses a risk of the disease spreading beyond the borders of the country to its neighboring countries including Zambia.

18 Sep 2018 description

An early lean season expected in many parts of Southern Africa

Key Messages:

17 Sep 2018 description

FOREWORD

Africa still hosts the largest number of displaced people worldwide. In 2017, some 24.2 million people in Africa were forced to flee as the result of conflict, persecution, other human rights abuses and food insecurity. Few political solutions were in sight.

17 Sep 2018 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 52 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including: