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24 Sep 2018 description

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) suspended all its activities in the northeastern city of Beni and surrounding areas Monday, as a result of an armed group attack on Saturday.

24 Sep 2018 description

BERNARDINE DIAMBU

Le Forum sur la paix, la cohésion sociale et les élections a été clôturé ce jeudi 20 septembre 2018 par le vice-gouverneur de la province, Me FELLER LUTAICHIRWA. Ces assises ont été organisées par le Cadre provincial de Plaidoyer du Nord-Kivu avec l’appui financier de l’USAID.

Pendant trois jours, les participants ont fait un diagnostic sérieux de la situation sécuritaire, socio-économique et ont fait le point de la situation du processus électoral.

24 Sep 2018 description

AMADOU BA

Goma, le 17 septembre 2018 – La Section des Affaires civiles de la MONUSCO, au Nord-Kivu, a participé à une réunion de sécurité composée de forces de sécurité, des autorités locales ainsi que des représentants de la communauté de toute la zone de Kibirizi, relevant de la chefferie de Bwito, territoire de Rutshuru, à 150 km de Goma.

La réunion, qui a rassemblé 59 participants, dont 16 femmes, a porté notamment sur l’évaluation et l’analyse de la situation sécuritaire dans toute la zone de Kibirizi.

24 Sep 2018 description
  • Hausse des prix des denrées alimentaires dans le marché de Lodja de suite du blocage de la route Lodja-Katako

  • Diminution sensible de la production d’oranges dans la zone de santé de Tshishimbi (Tshilenge)

  • Toutes le zones de santé du Kasaï Oriental sont en épidémie de choléra, OMS et DPS

FAITS MARQUANTS

24 Sep 2018 description
report African Union

Addis Abeba, 21 septembre 2018 - Afin de soutenir les efforts du Gouvernement congolais dans la riposte contre cette dixième épidémie dont il fait face, l’Union Africaine à travers Africa CDC contribue à cet effort de lutte par la mise à disposition de ce dernier des professionnels aux compétences avérées qui participent activement au contrôle et à l'éradication de la Maladie à Virus Ebola dans la ville de Butembo.

24 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

When Julienne learned that people from Butembo were infected with the Ebola virus that strikes the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), it was not entirely a surprise for her. A journalist with the Radio and Television of Grands Lacs (RTGL), Butembo’s most beloved radio, Julienne knew she could help fight Ebola. “*We had to do something to help prevent the spread of the disease but we did not know how to do it because we had little information*”.

24 Sep 2018 description

NEW YORK, 24th September, 2018 (WAM) -- The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has signed a cooperation agreement with the International Committee of the Red Cross, ICRC, to support the humanitarian response plan in Yemen, Myanmar and the Democratic Republic of Congo, in addition to support ICRC’s budget, totaling AED40.4 million (US$11 million).

23 Sep 2018 description

Dr Charles Olaro
For Director General Health Services
September 22, 2018

NO CONFIRMED CASE OF EBOLA IN UGANDA

229/2018. The Ministry of Health would like to inform the general public that there is no confirmed case of Ebola in Uganda.

23 Sep 2018 description
report EastAfrican

In Summary
- UNHCR has toned down calls pushing for more refugees to be repatriated.
- Since last year the agency assisted more than 44,000 refugees to voluntarily repatriate to Burundi, with the vast majority coming from Tanzania.
- However, about 1,000 refugees continue to arrive in neighbouring countries each month, citing insecurity, harassment, and fear.

By MOSES HAVYARIMANA

22 Sep 2018 description
  • One new confirmed case of Ebola Virus Diseases (EVD) has been reported in a village at the shores of Lake Albert at the border to Uganda. This new confirmed case has been in contact with EVD in the city of Béni. Avoiding medical follow-up including vaccination in Béni, the person fled to Kasenye village in the Tshomia health zone close to Bunia city in Ituri province.

  • This new EVD case at the shores of Lake Albert is an aggrieving factor for this 10th Ebola outbreak in the DRC. The lake is well known as a trading route between the DRC and Uganda.

22 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

posté le 21 SEPTEMBRE 2018 par YVES WILLEMOT

KINSHASA/DAKAR/NEW YORK/GENEVE, 21 septembre 2018 – L’UNICEF et ses partenaires ont jusqu’à présent identifié 155 enfants orphelins ou non accompagnés suite à la dernière épidémie d’Ebola dans l’Est de la République Démocratique du Congo (RDC). Ce chiffre inclut des enfants qui ont perdu des suites d’Ebola l’un des parents ou les deux, ou leur tuteur, ainsi que ceux qui sont restés seuls parce que leurs parents sont en quarantaine dans un centre de traitement Ebola.

21 Sep 2018 description

A new approach that lets refugees live alongside the local community in Mantapala Settlement is boosting livelihoods for all.

By Josie Le Blond in Mantapala Settlement, Zambia | 21 September 2018

Mela Mwansa stoops to water her garden plants, soaking their roots in the red, sandy soil. Around her, green shoots reach up towards the dappled light under the trees. These plants mean a lot to Mela, a life-long farmer.

21 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

KINSHASA/DAKAR/NEW YORK/GENEVA, 21 September 2018 – UNICEF and its partners have so far identified 155 children who have been orphaned or left unaccompanied as a result of the latest Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). This figure includes children who have lost one or both parents, or primary caregivers to Ebola, as well as those who have been left unaccompanied while their parents are isolated in Ebola treatment centres.

21 Sep 2018 description

Messages clés

  1. La collaboration entre les acteurs humanitaires et la partie gouvernementale doit être renforcée pour une meilleure prise en charge de la population vulnérable

  2. Les ménages IDPs en transit ou retournés dans les 3 sites spontanés de Tabacongo, Sango Malumbi et Mulange ont des besoins urgents de AME/ABRIS, Vivres et/ou intrants agricoles, EHA (WaSH) et Education d’urgence

Faits

21 Sep 2018 description

Faits saillants:

  • La ZS de DEMBA, TSHIKULA et MASUIKA ont reçu les appuis de NRC, WFP et ACP

  • Les membres du SECAL sont prêt à collaborer avec le programme DDRRR de la MONUSCO

  • Les prix de denrées alimentaires ont pris l’assesseurs dans la ville de Kananga

Les réalisations des partenaires

ZS Demba : réponse humanitaire

NRC : Demba, secteur de Lombelo, ZS Bena Leka :
Globalement 8070 ménages ont été assistés en cash

21 Sep 2018 description

The Red Cross found that people believe Ebola is either a political strategy, a business, or a curse

by Nellie Peyton

DAKAR, Sept 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Some think the disease is a plot to kill off opposition voters. Others believe it is a money-making scheme by foreign groups.

These are among the rumours that have caused people to refuse Ebola vaccines and throw stones at health workers in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where an Ebola outbreak has killed almost 100 people since July, the Red Cross said.

21 Sep 2018 description
report UN News Service

A quelques mois des élections présidentielles prévues le 23 décembre 2018, la République démocratique du Congo (RDC) a connu une augmentation importante des violations des droits de l’homme, a indiqué à Kinshasa le Directeur du Bureau conjoint des Nations unies et représentant du Haut-commissaire des droits de l’homme (BCNUDH ), Abdoul Aziz Thioye.

20 Sep 2018 description
report World Vision

By: Kate Shaw
World Vision Communications Consultant, Kasai Response

1. Violence in the Kasai region escalated from 2016 to 2017

It was due to a local dispute between a chief and the national government. In Kasai Central, Jean-Prince Mpandi inherited the Kamuina Nsapu chieftancy in 2012 but the government saw him as someone who was aligned with the opposition and refused to recognize him. Mpandi, in turn, began to act out against any symbols of government power in his area.

20 Sep 2018 description

SITUATION

• Refugees and other vulnerable communities in Tanzania face persistent food insecurity, despite rapid economic growth and domestic agricultural production that meets national food requirements, according to the UN World Food Program (WFP).

20 Sep 2018 description

In a complex environment, partners of the polio programme are working to vaccinate every child. In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, emergency response has been ongoing since 2017 to overcome outbreaks of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus, caused by low rates of routine immunization. In the battle to close the outbreak, health workers, partners of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, Governors of affected provinces, and the Ministry of Health are working together to vaccinate every child.