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17 Jul 2018 description

Half way into the year, humanitarian organizations have only received 35 per cent of the money needed for relief worldwide. "Our humanitarian relief is a matter of life or death in many horrific war and disaster zones. The lack of funding leaves many desperate families without assistance. Mothers are forced to cut back on food for already malnourished children. Girls and boys are deprived of education and hope," warned Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council, Jan Egeland.

16 Jul 2018 description

The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) is a global norm, unanimously adopted by heads of state and government at the 2005 UN World Summit, aimed at preventing and halting Genocide, War Crimes, Ethnic Cleansing and Crimes Against Humanity. R2P stipulates that:

  • Every State has the Responsibility to Protect its populations from the four mass atrocity crimes (Pillar I).

  • The wider international community has the responsibility to encourage and assist individual States in meeting that responsibility (Pillar II).

16 Jul 2018 description

Lord Ahmad publishes Annual Human Rights Report 2017

Minister for Human Rights Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon, publishes the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s 2017 Annual Human Rights and Democracy Report.

Today (16 July) Lord Ahmad, the Minister for Human Rights Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon, publishes the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s 2017 Annual Human Rights and Democracy Report.

16 Jul 2018 description


16 Jul 2018 description


This week, 508 people arrived on the Aegean islands, a decrease from last week’s 638 arrivals and from last year’s 618 arrivals during the same period.
The average daily arrivals this week equalled 73, compared to 91 in the previous week.

Population on the Islands

16 Jul 2018 description

*The figures presented reflect the refugee population covered by the Burundi Regional Refugee Response Plan and includes Burundian refugees who fled since April 2015, as well as some 37,000 Burundian refugees who had sought asylum in the region prior to April 2015. In addition to the population above, there are some 13,200 Burundian refugees and asylum seekers in Kenya, 4,800 in Mozambique, 7,529 in Malawi and 5,010 in Zambia who are assisted within the respective country-level programmes.

16 Jul 2018 description

By Mirabelle Enaka Kima, IFRC

Democratic Republic of the Congo’s traditional leaders, the main influencers and keepers of ancestral customs, are the key to community safety and surveillance against the ongoing outbreak of Ebola.

In this context, heightened surveillance is undeniably the ultimate step leading to the adoption of safe practices and considerations. In most affected areas, engaging community leaders as key decision-makers has been essential to ensuring openness of communities and effective behaviour change.

16 Jul 2018 description


This dashboard contains the main findings obtained through the first round of DTM assessments that were conducted in the villages of the Sud-Kivu province. Data was collected from the 23rd of March till the 30th of April 2018 within 9 territories, 31 health zones and 358 health areas (aires de santé). A total of 1,761 villages have been evaluated through 5,443 key informants’ interviews, identifying 362,852 IDPs and 240,147 Returnees.

16 Jul 2018 description

$179.3 million UNHCR's financial requirements 2018

7% funded

Funded 12.3 million

Funding gap 166.9 million

16 Jul 2018 description

$204.4 million
UNHCR's financial requirements 2018
Funded 22.7 million
Funding gap 181.7 million

16 Jul 2018 description
report Caritas

Lisala, le 10 juillet 2018 (caritasdev.cd) : Dans le cadre du Programme d’appui à la Résilience des communautés vulnérables aux Risques des Catastrophes (PRRC), une mission a été effectuée par le Chargé de Suivi et Evaluation de ce projet, Mr José POKA MAKAYA, du 09 au 16 juin 2018 à Lisala. L’objet de cette mission était de suivre et apprécier l’état d’avancement de mise en œuvre technique du programme PRRC à la fin du trimestre 2 de l’année 2 dans les sites de Lisala.

16 Jul 2018 description
report Caritas

Kikwit, le 13 juillet 2018 (caritasdev.cd): La Caritas-Développement Idiofa, en partenariat avec le projet d’Appui à l’Enseignement Primaire (APEP2), signé entre le Ministère de l’Enseignement Primaire, Secondaire et Professionnel de la R.D.Congo et l’Agence Française de Développement (AFD), à travers le Contrat de Désendettement et de Développement, continue bel et bien l’exécution des travaux de construction de six Ecoles primaires dans la ville de Kikwit.

14 Jul 2018 description

Lors d’une visite sur place, une équipe du HCR fait état de vastes défis humanitaires dans la province de l’Ituri, en RDC.

Par Natalia Micevic

TCHOMIA, République démocratique du Congo - Des bateaux de pêche bordent les rives du lac Albert dans le nord-est de la République démocratique du Congo et les enfants jouent dans l’eau. Les adultes se pressent sur le marché très animé.

13 Jul 2018 description

TOTAL FUNDING US$ 1.5 billion

Figures in US$