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12 Jul 2018 description

1. Situation update

The Ministry of Health and WHO continue to closely monitor the outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Équateur Province, the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Until the outbreak is declared over, intensive surveillance, survivor monitoring and other response activities are ongoing to prevent, promptly detect and respond to potential resurgences of the virus.

12 Jul 2018 description

Overview

The Early Warning Early Action initiative has been developed with the understanding that disaster losses and emergency response costs can be drastically reduced by using early warning analysis to act before a crisis escalates into an emergency.
Early actions strengthen the resilience of at-risk populations, mitigate the impact of disasters and help communities, governments and national and international humanitarian agencies to respond more effectively and efficiently.

José Graziano da Silva, FAO Director-General

12 Jul 2018 description
report IRIN

by Philip Kleinfeld

At the camp for displaced people in Rukoro, nobody can remember the last time they saw an aid worker. There are no tents and tarpaulins for the roughly 300 people that live here – just a collection of tiny, tunnel-shaped huts tucked out of sight down a dirt track in this remote corner of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Rutshuru region.

Read the full report on IRIN.

12 Jul 2018 description

Ebola epidemics are unlike anything seen before: The virus spreads rapidly, the disease is infectious and has a high mortality rate, and often there are widespread rumors, misconceptions and misinformation about the disease and how to prevent it are widespread.

Psychosocial support is vital to ensure the well-being of the affected population, and also to counter-act the threats to public health and safety that fear, stigmatization and misconception poses.

12 Jul 2018 description

UNHCR’s Senegal unit participated in the 3rd Financing Conference of The Global Partnership for Education on 2nd February.

The 25th anniversary of DAFI scholarship was celebrated on 19th December 2017. Approximately 130 persons from the education system participated in this German Academic Initiative commemoration.

All the necessary actions were taken to ensure that 26 refugees received the adequate durable solution in conformity with their situation.

12 Jul 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Nous avons le plaisir de vous partager le Rapport Annuel 2017 de l’UNICEF en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC).

12 Jul 2018 description

Miriam Alía, an MSF vaccination expert, has just returned from Equateur province in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Miriam worked as a medical referent in the area of Itipo, the epicentre of the recent outbreak. She explains how MSF took part in the ring vaccination against the disease and tells of her personal experience working with Congolese health workers.

11 Jul 2018 description

Chad 10 JUILLET 2018

618.869 Personnes sous mandat du HCR au Tchad (Refugiés, demandeurs d’asile, retournés, déplacés internes). On dénombre sur cet effectif 446.819 réfugiés et demandeurs d’asile.

En 2018, 353 Réfugiés soudanais ont été volontairement rapatriés vers leur pays tandis que 3.858 réfugiés tchadiens sont volontairement rentrés du Soudan.

5.778 actes de naissance ont été délivrés et 3.554 jugements supplétifs sont en attente de transcription dans les registres d’actes de naissances.

11 Jul 2018 description

Changements clés

La population totale des réfugiés et demandeurs d’asile est passée de 450.940 personnes (fin du mois de mai) à 446.819 personnes en fin du mois de juin 2018. Ce qui représente une baisse globale de 0.9% personnes. Une baisse qui résulte essentiellement des activités d’enregistrement niveau 2 des réfugiés centrafricains au Sud du Tchad et d’exclusion des statistiques des personnes absentes à la vérification de N’Djamena fin décembre 2017.

11 Jul 2018 description

Au 30 juin 2018, la population des personnes concernées par le HCR est passée à 618.869 personnes et se compose essentiellement de :

  • 72% Réfugiés et Demandeurs d’asile ;

11 Jul 2018 description

During the month of June 2018, 8,729 persons from South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Burundi and other countries, arrived in Uganda—the majority from DRC. The humanitarian situation remains unpredictable in South Sudan, DRC and Burundi.

Refugees from South Sudan report fleeing primarily out of fear of being killed by fighters from either side of the conflict inside the country, while those from DRC report inter-ethnic clashes and fears related to the upcoming elections.

11 Jul 2018 description

2,000
Refugees and IDPs received nonfood items during the reporting period.

2,470
Refugee children and adolescents attended child friendly spaces and skill learning activities in Upper Nile during the reporting period

9,000
Tree seedlings potted in Upper Nile during the reporting period

KEY FIGURES

INSIDE SOUTH SUDAN

297,150
Refugees in South Sudan as of 30 June 2018.

11 Jul 2018 description

Le Ministère de la santé et l’OMS continuent de suivre de près la flambée épidémique de maladie à virus Ebola (MVE) en République démocratique du Congo.

Les activités de recherche et de suivi des contacts se sont achevées le 27 juin, après que les derniers sujets potentiellement exposés au virus sont parvenus au terme de leur période de suivi de 21 jours sans avoir présenté de symptômes. Tout au long de la flambée, l’équipe de terrain a réalisé plus de 20 000 visites chez des contacts.

10 Jul 2018 description

Key political violence highlights from the first week of July 2018 in Africa include the cross-border incidents between Uganda and the DRC, Ethiopia and Sudan, and Burundi and Rwanda; the targeting of French officials and troops in Cameroon and Mali; and the signs of political tensions in Algeria and Ivory Coast.