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17 Jan 2018 description

Faits saillants

• Près de 35 000 déplacés dans le Territoire du Lubero suite aux tensions intercommunautaires

• Inquiétude sur la contagion de la peste dans le bétail

Aperçu de la situation

En dépit d’une situation d’accalmie à travers l’ensemble du Nord-Kivu, de nouveaux affrontements entre les groupes armés d’une part et les opérations des FARDC d’autres part ont été enregistrés dans les territoires de Rutshuru et Lubero.

17 Jan 2018 description

Dans un avertissement sévère, trois agences des Nations Unies - l'Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO), l'UNICEF et le Programme alimentaire mondial (PAM) - disent que le temps presse pour sauver des centaines de milliers de vies en République démocratique du Congo.

17 Jan 2018 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

Effects of inter-communal violence that broke out in Ituri region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in December 2017; including abductions and killings in North Kivu resulted in mass displacement and flight of Congolese through Uganda’s South-Western border points in Bunagana, Kisoro district and Lake Albert in Hoima district.

17 Jan 2018 description

KINSHASA – In a stark warning, three UN agencies – the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), UNICEF and the World Food Programme (WFP) – say time is running out to save hundreds of thousands of lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

17 Jan 2018 description

Kinshasa – The humanitarian situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has deteriorated dramatically over the past year due to a massive escalation of conflict and widespread insecurity. Extreme violence has spread to areas typically considered stable, such as the provinces of Kasai and Tanganyika. The situation has been recently compounded by deadly floods and an outbreak of Cholera, among multiple other health emergencies, while the IOM, the UN Migration Agency humanitarian appeal, released at the end of last year, remains vastly underfunded.

17 Jan 2018 description

Mauritania hosts over 2,362 urban refugees and asylumseekers and about 50,000 Malian refugees in Mbera, a camp established in 2012 in the arid south-eastern region close to the Malian border.

Despite the conclusion of a peace agreement in 2015, large-scale returns of Malian refugees are not expected due to persistent violence in northern Mali. In December alone, 104 new arrivals were registered in Mbera.

As the situation in northern Mali continues to be unstable, Mauritania struggles to cope with the growing needs of new refugees and the vulnerable host communities.

17 Jan 2018 description

Faits saillants

  • L’incendie d’une école primaire prive 236 élèves de l’éducation dans le territoire de Kabambare

  • Les affrontements armés conduisent au déplacement de 2 250 personnes dans le territoire de Fizi

Aperçu de la situation

17 Jan 2018 description

As at end December 2017, UN-coordinated appeals and refugee response plans within the Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) required US$24.7 billion to meet the humanitarian needs of 105.1 million crisis-affected people in 38 countries. Together the appeals were funded at $13.8 billion, or 54% of requirements. Funding for the appeals in 2017 fell 46% short of requirements, with $10.9 billion outstanding.

17 Jan 2018 description
report ACTED

Les populations du territoire de Kongolo, dans la province du Tanganyika, sont fortement exposées aux risques de maladies d’origine hydrique, du fait du manque d’infrastructures sanitaires et hydrauliques.

17 Jan 2018 description

242,406 Congolese refugees as of 31 December 2017

46,600 Congolese new arrivals from January to December 2017

11,435 Congolese new arrivals since 1 December 2017

HIGHLIGHTS

17 Jan 2018 description
report UN Security Council

SC/13163
16 JANVIER 2018

On trouvera ci-après le texte de la déclaration à la presse faite, aujourd’hui, par le Président du Conseil de sécurité pour le mois de janvier, M. Kairat Umarov (Kazakhstan):

17 Jan 2018 description
report UN News Service

16 janvier 2018 – L'Organisation mondiale de la santé (OMS) a proposé son aide à la République démocratique du Congo (RDC) afin de renforcer la lutte contre la grave épidémie de choléra qui frappe le pays.

L'offre a été faite aux autorités congolaises par la Directrice régionale de l'OMS pour l'Afrique, le Dr Matshidiso Moeti, lors d'une visite à Kinshasa lundi.

17 Jan 2018 description
  • 606,595 Persons of concern - refugees, asylum seekers, IDPs and returnees - for UNHCR operations in Chad

  • 942 Chadian refugees voluntarily repatriated from Darfur, the Sudan to Chad

  • 657 Supplemental Judgments rendered to deliver birth certificates to Nigerian refugees

16 Jan 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 Jan 2018 description
report UN Security Council

SC/13163
16 JANUARY 2018

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Kairat Umarov (Kazakhstan):

The members of the Security Council met on 9 January 2018 to discuss the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and activities of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO). They were briefed by Under-Secretary-General Jean-Pierre Lacroix on the political, human rights, security and humanitarian situation in the country.