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13 Jul 2018 description

Early depletion of 2018 staple production by households likely to trigger staple price increases

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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.

10 Jul 2018 description

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.

09 Jul 2018 description

A group of independent scientific experts convened by the WHO for the purpose of evaluating investigational therapeutics for Ebola virus disease (EVD) during the current outbreak, 17 May 2018

07 Jul 2018 description

Above-average rainfall received in the north, with increasing risk of early season floods

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06 Jul 2018 description

The Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK’s global efforts to end extreme poverty, deliver the Global Goals for Sustainable Development (SDGs) and tackle a wide range of global development challenges. The UK’s focus and international leadership on economic development is a vital part of Global Britain - harnessing the potential of new trade relationships, creating jobs and channelling investment to the world’s poorest countries. Throughout history, sustained, job-creating growth has played the greatest role in lifting huge numbers of people out of grinding poverty.

06 Jul 2018 description

The Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK’s global efforts to end extreme poverty, deliver the Global Goals for Sustainable Development (SDGs) and tackle a wide range of global development challenges. The UK’s focus and international leadership on economic development is a vital part of Global Britain - harnessing the potential of new trade relationships, creating jobs and channelling investment to the world’s poorest countries. Throughout history, sustained, job-creating growth has played the greatest role in lifting huge numbers of people out of grinding poverty.

06 Jul 2018 description
  • Increasing ethnic tensions in the province of South Kivu in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has turned into serious armed confrontations, creating additional humanitarian needs.
  • More than 76 000 people have become internally displaced in the past two and a half months due to conflict over access to land and water between two ethnic groups, Banyamulenge and Bafuliro, in the Bijombo territory of Uvira in South Kivu. While such skirmishes are recurrent, they have recently spiraled into serious armed conflict involving a number of local militia groups.
06 Jul 2018 description
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THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1257/96 of 20 June 1996 concerning humanitarian aid1 , and in particular Article 2, Article 4 and Article 15(2) and (3) thereof,

Having regard to Council Decision 2013/755/EU of 25 November 2013 on the association of the overseas countries and territories with the European Union ('Overseas Association Decision')2 , and in particular Article 79 thereof,

04 Jul 2018 description

Background

With more than 1.2 million refugees, mostly from Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rwanda, Somalia and South Sudan, Uganda is one of the top-most refugee hosting countries worldwide. Due to the ongoing crisis in South Sudan, many further refugees currently cross the border to Uganda.

03 Jul 2018 description

Minister for Africa Harriett Baldwin has announced extra support to help protect African countries against the spread of Ebola and other deadly diseases.

The UK is backing the World Health Organisation’s (WHO’s) Regional Preparedness Plan to support nine countries at high risk of receiving cases of Ebola from their neighbour, the Democratic Republic Congo (DRC).

30 Jun 2018 description

Maize and cassava are the main staple foods consumed by households in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and is usually prepared in a dough-like consistency called fufu. The country is heavily dependent on imported maize, as local production of both maize and cassava is typically unable to cover local demand. Rice is the third most important staple food and is mainly consumed in larger urban areas, while beans is used in both urban and rural areas as an accompaniment to cereal-based dishes.

30 Jun 2018 description

Food availability and access improving with Season B harvests, except in flood-affected areas

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30 Jun 2018 description

Maize is the single most important cereal crop in Southern Africa, accounting for almost 70% of total cereal production in the region. Most households in Southern Africa depend on maize (grain and meal/flour) for their main source of food and energy, with tubers (cassava), rice, wheat, sorghum, and millet serving as the main substitutes. Madagascar is the exception, where rice (imported and local) is the main staple food consumed across the country, with cassava and maize serving as key substitutes.

30 Jun 2018 description

Extended lean season likely in Karamoja, though Minimal (IPC Phase 1) expected in post-harvest period

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30 Jun 2018 description

EUCPM activation

  • The Ebola outbreak, which was declared on 8 May 2018, is not yet over but has been "largely contained" according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). The organisation views the situation with "cautious optimism". The last confirmed case of Ebola virus disease (EVD) was reported on 6 June 2018. The incubation period of the Ebola virus is 21 days. The end of the outbreak will be declared once 42 days have passed without a new Ebola case.

30 Jun 2018 description

Situation de la sécurité alimentaire préoccupante suite aux conflits multiformes et aux aléas climatiques

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