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report UN Security Council

DEPUTY SECRETARY-GENERAL

DSG/SM/1193-SC/13415-WOM/2153

10 JULY 2018

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the Security Council meeting on women, peace and security in the Sahel, in New York today:

Let me begin by thanking the President of the Security Council for convening this meeting on women, peace and security in the Sahel, as well as for Sweden’s leadership on this issue during the country’s time in the Security Council.

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1 INTRODUCTION

Avec une population estimée à 1 626 606 habitants et une densité de 16 habitants/km2 , elle a pour chef-lieu Mbandaka qui est la plus grande ville. L'Équateur est depuis 2015 l’une des 26 provinces de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC).

Les localités de Wangata, Iboko et Bikoro sont trois (03) des dix-huit (18) zones de santé (ZS) de cette province affectées par l’épidémie actuelle de la maladie à virus Ebola (MVE). Voir les différentes populations des localités affectées dans le Tableau I.

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09 July 2018, Gaborone, Botswana - The number of food insecure people in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region in the 2018/19 consumption year is 29 million people, representing 14 percent of the population, according to the “State of Food and Nutrition Insecurity and Vulnerability in Southern Africa” report. The report was compiled from results of the 2018 vulnerability assessments and analysis of 11 SADC Member States. The number of the food insecure population is 13 percent higher, compared to last year, 2017/8.

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Funding required: $25.39 B

Funding received: $8.71 B

Unmet requirements: 16.68 B

Coverage: 34.3%

People in need: 134.0 M

People to receive aid: 96.2 M

Countries affected: 40

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In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, three different circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) outbreaks have been detected in acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) cases. In February 2018, the government declared cVDPV2 to be a national public health emergency.

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Arrivals

This week, 638 people arrived on the Aegean islands, an increase from last week’s 606 arrivals and from last year’s 193 arrivals during the same period.
The average daily arrivals this week equalled 91, compared to 87 in the previous week.

Population on the Islands

Over 15,500 refugees and migrants reside on the Aegean islands.

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INTRODUCTION

Suite de la détérioration de la situation humanitaire dans les provinces du Nord-Kivu et de l’Ituri, l’Equipe Humanitaire Pays (EHP), en lien avec la mise à jour 2018 du Plan de Réponse Humanitaire (PRH) 2017-2019, a jugé nécessaire qu’un plan opérationnel conjoint soit élaboré afin de faciliter la mobilisation des ressources nécessaires à une réponse multisectorielle rapide et adéquate aux besoins les plus urgents des populations affectées par les crises en cours.

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Faits saillants

  • Besoins humanitaires toujours conséquents pour les déplacés des Hauts-Plateaux de Bijombo

  • Assistance alimentaire pour plus de 2 900 ménages du Territoire de Kabambare (Maniema)

Aperçu de la situation

09 Jul 2018 description
report UN News Service

Recent developments in Africa indicate that the continent is increasingly moving in the “direction of peace” and enhanced security, the United Nations Secretary-General told journalists in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on Monday.

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Current major event

Cholera situation in Eastern Mediterranean Region 2017

Cholera remains a threat to public health and claims lives in the countries of Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR). During 2017, a total of 1,108,584 suspected cases of cholera including 3,273 related deaths (case fatality rate—CFR: 0.30%) were reported to WHO by seven Member States in the EMR.

Editorial note

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Statement by Ms. Virginia Gamba
Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict
Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict
“Protecting Children Today Prevents Conflict Tomorrow”

9 July 2018

Please check against delivery

Prime Minister Löfven,

Excellencies,
Executive Director Henrietta Fore
Civil society briefer Yenny Londoño
Members of the Security Council
Ladies and Gentlemen,

09 Jul 2018 description
report The Guardian

Sam Mednick in Goma
Mon 9 Jul 2018 05.58 EDT

Beset by political and economic turmoil, the Democratic Republic of the Congo faces a fresh threat in the form of brutal abductors who hold children to ransom

It’s been a year since Chantal buried her eight-year-old son. “I lost my mind that day,” says the 46-year-old, wiping tears from her cheeks.

Read more on The Guardian

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report UN Children's Fund

Au cœur de la Province du Kasaï-Oriental, le territoire de Miabi a connu les pires atrocités lors des affrontements entre les miliciens de Kamuina Nsapu et les forces de sécurité. Située à 35 km de la ville de Mbuji-Mayi, la zone de Miabi comprend 14 aires de santé, dont Boya I, qui avait été désertée par ses habitants lors des affrontements. Des populations entières ont trouvé refuge loin de tous les services sociaux de base et les enfants étaient exposés à de multiples maladies.

09 Jul 2018 description
report Cordaid

Clarisse Mawaki (56) was close to death when she couldn’t afford AIDS medication any longer, back in 1999. Today she and her team of volunteers – all of them HIV positive – provide free ARVs to hundreds of patients in Kinshasa’s poorest quarters, with support from Cordaid and the Global Fund. Together they fight stigma and ignorance, and unclog overstretched health structures in the process. “This is not work, this is about our life.”