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24 Oct 2017 description

Le nouveau bâtiment qui va héberger le Commissariat territorial de la Police de Walikale a été remis, ce jeudi 19 octobre aux autorités provinciales. La cérémonie de coupure du ruban symbolique a eu lieu dans la matinée, sous un soleil ardent. C’était en présence du ministre provincial de l’intérieur et de la sécurité, Valerien Mbalutirwandi, des autorités locales et de plusieurs responsables de la MONUSCO.

23 Oct 2017 description

Kampala, 23 October 2017 – In Uganda’s capital around 75,000 displaced persons live as urban refugees – a life that is fraught with uncertainty and doubt. For the most part, asylum seekers and refugees arriving in Kampala are in a destitute condition: many are challenged by language barriers, and lacking means of earning a livelihood, sellable skills, and start-up capital for entrepreneurial opportunities.

23 Oct 2017 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 45 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

  • Marburg in Uganda

  • Monkeypox in Nigeria

  • Plague in Madagascar

  • Dengue fever in Burkina Faso

  • Cholera in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • Cholera in Tanzania.

23 Oct 2017 description

1. Résumé exécutif

La région du Kasaï 1 est confrontée à une crise humanitaire majeure, née d’un conflit entre le pouvoir politique et la chefferie traditionnelle. Depuis septembre 2016, ce conflit a occasionné le déplacement de 1,4 million de personnes (OCHA, flash appeal)

23 Oct 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Over 900 new arrivals registered in Unity: In Yida refugee settlement, UNHCR registered 915 new arrivals (457F, 458M) including 682 children. Cumulatively, 10,709 new arrivals have been registered in 2017. Last year within the same period, 9,583 new arrivals were registered, which represents 10% increase due to the increased number of children leaving their parents in South Kordofan to pursue education opportunities.

23 Oct 2017 description

Since gaining independence in 1962, Uganda has provided asylum to people fleeing war and persecution in neighboring countries, especially South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Somalia, Rwanda and Burundi. Uganda's progressive refugee policy grant refugees freedom of movement, the right to seek employment and establish businesses, and to access public services such as education, health care and justice. In refugee-hosting districts, services are integrated with government service delivery systems, whenever feasible.

23 Oct 2017 description

Ce rapport a été produit par OCHA RD Congo en collaboration avec les partenaires au Kasaï, Kasaï Central et Kasaï Oriental. Il couvre la période du 9 septembre (date suivant la parution du Sitrep n°14) au 2 octobre 2017. La région du Kasaï fait ici référence aux provinces du Kasaï, Kasaï Central, Kasaï Oriental, de la Lomami et du Sankuru.

Faits saillants

23 Oct 2017 description

As of 30 September 2017, the Democratic Republic of Congo recorded 3.9 million displaced persons, including more than 400,000 newly displaced ones in the prior three months. With over 1 million displaced persons, North Kivu remains the most affected province. Recent months have also seen large return movements, notably in Tanganyika province, where authorities have decided to vacate displacement sites in the city of Kalemie. In provinces affected by the Kasai crisis, as well, some 631,000 internally displaced persons have returned home, often to burnt or pillaged villages.

23 Oct 2017 description

Au 30 septembre 2017, la République démocratique du Congo a enregistré 3,9 millions de personnes déplacées, dont plus de 400 000 déplacées au cours des trois derniers mois. Avec plus d'un million de personnes déplacées, le Nord-Kivu reste la province la plus touchée. Au cours des derniers mois, les mouvements de retour ont également été importants, notamment dans la province du Tanganyika, où les autorités ont décidé d'évacuer les sites de déplacés de la ville de Kalemie.

23 Oct 2017 description

KINSHASA - 23 octobre 2017 – La Mission de l'Organisation des Nations Unies pour la stabilisation en République démocratique du Congo (MONUSCO) condamne l’arrestation de nombreux militants de partis politiques membres du Rassemblement des forces politiques et sociales de la République démocratique du Congo acquises au changement par les forces de défense et de sécurité congolaises, hier à Lubumbashi, dans la province du Haut-Katanga.

23 Oct 2017 description

The United Nations’ activation of its highest level of emergency for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) will allow lifesaving resources to be channelled to the under-funded crisis.

22 Oct 2017 description
report Salesian Missions

(MissionNewswire) In 2014, Salesian missionaries opened Don Bosco Center in the city of Bukavu located in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Operated by two Salesian priests and one Salesian brother, the center is located near the main town square and a prison, giving missionaries the ideal location to meet the many street children who spend time in the square washing cars, carrying luggage and parcels, stealing and begging.