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This report identifies concerning trends for the safety and wellbeing of children living in areas impacted by conflict, through analysis of the United Nations Annual Reports of the Secretary General on Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) and new research by the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO). The research utilizes figures that are published, independently verified and credible, but one of the key findings of the data mapping process is that there is a significant and worrying gap in child-specific data in conflicts.
- Dégradation continue de la situation sécuritaire et humanitaire en général dans plusieurs provinces : Nord-Kivu, Sud-Kivu, Maniema, Tanganyika, Haut Katanga et région du Kasaï.
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NCHELENGE, Thursday 15 February 2018 – A team from the European Union (EU) met with Congolese refugees and familiarized themselves with the situation at Kenani Transit Centre and Mantapala Refugee Settlement in Zambia’s Nchelenge District, Luapula Province.
The team was composed of H.E, Alessandro Mariani, Ambassador of the EU to Zambia, H.E. Filippo Scammacca, Ambassador of Italy, H.E. Sylvain Berger, Ambassador of France and Mr. Mark Richardson, Head of the DFID Office.
The European Union will launch today in Geneva, a publication outlining the EU's actions in the field of demining and providing practical information for organisations wishing to apply for EU funding.
The relocation process of refugees registered in Cacanda reception centre has ended. 10,749 DRC refugees have been relocated and currently reside in Lóvua settlement.
DRC refugees have expressed concern over planned voluntary repatriation by DRC and Angolan authorities citing security reasons.
Another cleaning campaign took place in Lóvua settlement. Monthly cleaning sessions have been planned.
4.49 million People displaced within DRC
630,500 Congolese refugees hosted in the region
78% Of Congolese refugees are women and children
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By Mario Osava
RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb 2 2018 (IPS) - The war in Angola, the earthquake in Haiti, Venezuela’s political crisis and shortages and the political repression in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are the main driving factors behind the recent waves of immigration to Brazil.
The largest and most populous Latin American country is no longer the major recipient of immigrants that it was until the mid-twentieth century, which gave it its well-known ethnic and cultural diversity, with large European, Arab and Asian inflows.
1,757 individuals, 424 households, were successfully relocated to Lóvua. They received tents and moved to allocated plots. 5,907 persons are currently living in Lóvua.
32 unaccompanied and separated children were relocated to Lóvua settlement. They will be progressively integrated into identified and trained foster-care families.
Eight of the 30 km main access road in Lóvua settlement has been opened and compacted.
Stone pitching / stone masonry will start next week which will enable the completion of new villages.
Bilateral discussions between the Angolan and DRC governments on repatriation of Congolese refugees living in Lunda Norte Province was announced on the news.
12,050 refugee children that fall under the standard education age group from primary to tertiary schooling need support to resume education
The Minister of Culture visited Lóvua settlement and promised to establish a mobile library in Dundo and Lóvua districts to promote literacy and culture.
Thousands of families fled from the conflict in in Kasai in DR Congo to Lunda Norte province northeast in Angola at the beginning of 2017, and 35,085 people have been registered as refugees. More than one out of four families are female headed households and 75% of the refugees are women and children.