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13 Dec 2017 description

Déplacements forcés et Retours au Kasai Central Rapport d’évaluation

En réponse à la crise humanitaire qui affecte actuellement la région du Kasaï, l‘OIM a débuté en août 2017 son projet de matrice de suivi des déplacements (Displacement Tracking Matrix en anglais-DTM). L‘objectif de ce projet est de fournir des informations de base concernant les personnes déplacées et retournées dans la région. Ces résultats permettront de mieux comprendre les dynamiques du déplacement forcé au Kasai Central et d’adapter la réponse humanitaire aux réalités observées.

13 Dec 2017 description

15,319
Refugees and IDPs received nonfood items assistance from UNHCR across South Sudan in November 2017.

2,080
New arrivals registered in South Sudan in November 2017.

18,481
Refugees’ children received Vitamin A in Upper Nile in November 2017

Working with Partners

■ UNHCR works closely with the Government of South Sudan to deliver assistance and protection services to refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs).

13 Dec 2017 description

Introduction

World Humanitarian Data and Trends presents global and country-level data-and-trend analysis about humanitarian crises and assistance. Its purpose is to consolidate this information and present it in an accessible way, providing policymakers, researchers and humanitarian practitioners with an evidence base to support humanitarian policy decisions and provide context for operational decisions.
The information presented covers two main areas: humanitarian needs and assistance in 2016, and humanitarian trends, challenges and opportunities.

13 Dec 2017 description
report Caritas

Kenge, le 12 décembre 2017 (caritasdev.cd) : A l’ occasion de la Journée Mondiale de la toilette, les fidèles de la paroisse de Mwense Anuarite à Kenge, dans la Province de Kwango en RDC, ont été sensibilisés sur l’importance de l'utilisation de la toilette hygiénique. Dans un entretien accordé à caritasdev.cd mercredi 29 novembre 2017, la Sœur Delphine Nkufi, Chargée de projet à la Caritas Kenge, a parlé de cette activité, visant l’amélioration de l’assainissement et du bien-être de la population.

13 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

posté le 12 DÉCEMBRE 2017 par YVES WILLEMOT

COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE – Les besoins des familles déplacées et rapatriées au Kasaï restent énormes après près de deux ans de conflit et de crise

12 Dec 2017 description

OVERVIEW OF THE CRISIS

As the conflict in South Sudan enters its fifth year in 2018, the humanitarian crisis has continued to intensify and expand due to the compounding effects of widespread violence and the deteriorating economic situation.

12 Dec 2017 description

In November, fighting between armed forces was reported in Yei, Kajo-Keji and Lainya County (Central Equatoria), Torit County (Eastern Equatoria), Mundri area (Western Equatoria), Ayod County (Jonglei), and Mayendit and Rubkona County (Unity). As a result, many civilians were displaced in different locations, including 17,300 in Kajo-Keji County, who were forced to flee IDP camps to other parts of Central Equatoria and Uganda. Intercommunal violence in Duk County (Jonglei), left 45 people dead and displaced over 2,000 people from Duk Payuel to Poktap.

12 Dec 2017 description
  • In October, some 2,300 Burundian refugees and asylum seekers were newly recorded in the region.
  • In Tanzania, no Burundian asylum seekers were recorded in October 2017.
  • In Rwanda, the number of Burundian refugee arrivals has more than doubled from previous months (1,150 arrivals registered). This includes 42 Burundian refugees who have passed through DRC and Tanzania.
12 Dec 2017 description

REPUBLIQUE CENTRAFRICAINE

ACCES HUMANITAIRE RESTAURÉ À MOBAYE

Des groupes armés rivaux dans la ville de Mobaye, au sud du pays, ont accepté de cesser le feu, de libérer les routes principales et de permettre des opérations d'aide. L'assistance alimentaire, la protection civile et l'éducation sont les besoins humanitaires urgents. Une organisation humanitaire a déjà envoyé des approvisionnements médicaux à la ville où une alerte de potentielle crise nutritionnelle a été lancée.

NIGER

12 Dec 2017 description

CAMEROON

ATTACKS CLAIM 10 LIVES IN CRISIS-HIT REGION

At least 10 people were killed on 7 and 10 December in the South-West region, which along with the North-West, have been gripped by protests and violence against alleged Government marginalisation. More than 5,000 people have already fled to neighbouring Nigeria. There are fears that the figure could rise with the escalating tensions.

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

AID ACCESS IMPROVES IN MOBAYE

12 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

KINSHASA/DAKAR/NEW YORK, 12 December 2017 – At least 400,000 children under five in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo are suffering from severe acute malnutrition and could die in 2018 if they are not urgently reached with lifesaving health and nutrition interventions, UNICEF warned today. The dire situation has largely been caused by violence, mass displacement and reduced agricultural production over the past 18 months.

12 Dec 2017 description

On 6 October 2017, the Minister of Health declared an outbreak of cholera in the Zambian capital, Lusaka. From 28 September through 7 December 2017, 547 cases including 15 deaths (case fatality rate = 1.8%), have been reported since the beginning of the outbreak. The initial outbreak period was from 28 September through 20 October. From 21 October through 4 November 2017 there were less than five cases reported each week. However, from 5 November 2017 an increase in the number of cases was observed with a total of 136 cases reported in the week beginning 26 November.

11 Dec 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • IASC activates a six-month systemwide L3 response in DRC

  • USUN Ambassador Nikki R. Haley travels to DRC to observe humanitarian conditions

  • Crisis-level food insecurity to persist through May 2018 in some conflictaffected areas

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

11 Dec 2017 description

2,482,790 *
Total South Sudanese refugees in the region as of 15 Nov (pre and post Dec 2013 caseload)

649,483 *
South Sudanese refugee arrivals in 2017, based on field reports as of 15 November

278,965
Refugees in South Sudan and 1.88 million IDPs as of 31 October

Regional Highlights

11 Dec 2017 description

633 individuals, 121 households, were successfully relocated to Lóvua. They received tents and moved to their allocated plots. A total of 4,132 persons are currently living in Lóvua.
The Super Cereal and Super Cereal Plus programme is reinforced with nutrition education, including daily cooking demonstrations.
Refugees benefited from psychosocial support. Children attended group activities with sensory and cognitive stimulation, creativity, reward, and stress management.

KEY FIGURES

11 Dec 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 50 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

  • Declaration of end of Marburg virus disease outbreak in Uganda
  • Influenza A H1N1 in Ghana
  • Listeriosis in South Africa
  • Cholera in Zambia
  • Dengue fever in Senegal
  • Humanitarian crisis in South Sudan.

11 Dec 2017 description

Kinshasa – Over the past year, the humanitarian situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has deteriorated at an alarming rate. IOM, the UN Migration Agency is appealing for USD 75 million to urgently meet the growing needs of displaced Congolese and the communities hosting them in the eastern and south-central provinces of North and South Kivu, Tanganyika and the Kasai.

11 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

KASAI – Même si la paix est revenue dans de nombreux territoires de la région du Kasaï, les conséquences de la crise sur les enfants se font encore sentir aujourd’hui. Crispin est infirmier au centre nutritionnel de la zone de santé de Tshikaji, à une dizaine de kilomètres de Kananga. La zone a beaucoup souffert de la violence.

11 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

KASAI – Even if peace has returned in the many territories of the Kasai region, the consequences of the crisis on children is still felt today. Crispin is a nurse at the nutritional center of the Tshikaji health zone has suffered a lot from the violence.

Months without access to basic services
Crispin himself had to hide in a small room in his center when fierce fighting raged a couple meters from his center. When later, the center was occupied, he had to flee during three weeks. Today, peace has returned but “the population here continues to suffer“.