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16 Feb 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS

Cumulative analysis for the year 2018

  • Improving Health Access and Scaling up Responsiveness In 2018, mobile teams were deployed in hard to reach areas to conduct Inter-cluster Rapid Response Mechanisms- ICRM-RRM activities through which around 51,071 beneficiaries benefited. 17,483 normal deliveries attended by skilled birth attendants.

15 Feb 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 374,000 Congolese nationals arrive from Angola

  • Health officials record approximately 820 confirmed and probable EVD cases

  • Insecurity contributes to deteriorating food security conditions in the DRC

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

15 Feb 2019 description

FACTS & FIGURES

Nearly 13 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance

More than 2 million new internally displaced people and 998 000 returnees in 2018

810 000 refugees from the DRC in neighbouring countries and 537 000 refugees from the region in the DRC

Nearly 13 million people affected by severe food insecurity

More than 1 million children under five who are severely malnourished (UNOCHA, UNHCR and UNICEF)

EU humanitarian aid:
More than €80 million in 2018

Introduction

15 Feb 2019 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

• Risque d’épidémie de choléra dans le Nord-Kivu : la maladie à virus Ebola complique la situation

• Épidémie de rougeole à Walikale : MSF lance une campagne de vaccination

APERÇU DE LA SITUATION

15 Feb 2019 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Below-average 2018 crop production due to ongoing conflict and pest outbreaks

  • Inflation expected to fall in 2019, but still remains relatively high

  • Food prices generally at high levels driven by limited supplies

  • Food security situation remains dire particularly in regions of Kasai, Tanganyika and in eastern parts of country

Below-average harvest expected due to ongoing conflict and pest outbreaks

14 Feb 2019 description

Violent clashes involving the Banunu and Batende communities in Yumbi, Mai-Ndombe province, Democratic Republic of Congo (abbreviated “DRC”) between 16 and 18 December 2018 caused at least 535 fatalities, injured some 150, and displaced approximately 30,000 people. While some 16,000 people crossed Congo river into Republic of the Congo/Congo-Brazzaville (abbreviated “Congo-B”), 12,000 others were internally displaced to small islands on the Congo river or remote localities in the countryside.

14 Feb 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• In 2018, Uganda responded to several crises including the refugee influx from DRC, Burundi and South Sudan, disease outbreaks such as cholera, and flooding in Bududa, Eastern Uganda.

• Those most affected by emergencies in Uganda were women and children. Sixty per cent of refugees and host communities were children still in need of essential services for their survival, development and well-being.

14 Feb 2019 description

2,276,984
South Sudanese refugees in the region as of 31 December 2018 (pre- and post-Dec 2013 caseload).

3,619
South Sudanese refugee arrivals in December 2018.

291,824
Refugees in South Sudan and 1.87 million IDPs including 194,916 in UNMISS Protection of Civilians sites.

KEY INDICATORS

4.62 million
persons of concern (South Sudanese refugees in the region; South Sudanese IDPs and refugees in South Sudan)

14 Feb 2019 description

2,306,499
South Sudanese refugees in the region as of 30 November 2018 (pre- and post-Dec 2013 caseload).

3,315
South Sudanese refugee arrivals in November 2018.

294,776
Refugees in South Sudan and 1.98 million IDPs including 194,747 in UNMISS Protection of Civilians sites.

KEY INDICATORS

4.47 million
persons of concern (South Sudanese refugees in the region; South Sudanese IDPs and refugees in South Sudan)

13 Feb 2019 description

MONUSCO :

(La conférence de presse a été animée par MATHIAS GILLMANN, porte-parole par intérim)

Le Secrétaire général des Nations Unies, António Guterres a rencontré ce weekend le Président Félix Tshisekedi, à Addis Abeba en marge du Sommet de l’Union africaine : le Secrétaire général et le Président ont échangé sur les priorités pour le partenariat entre le gouvernement de la RDC et les Nations Unies, notamment la MONUSCO.

13 Feb 2019 description

Looking back at 2018 - the year that was

The year 2018 was an eventful one, not least because it ended with the signing of the Global Compact on Migration (GCM), an initiative championed by IOM. On 1 October, we welcomed our new Director General António Vitorino. Director General, Victorino is an equally accomplished diplomat and public servant, having served as European Commissioner for Justice and Home Affairs and is formerly Portugal’s Minister of the Presidency and National Defense. We look forward to working under his new leadership.

13 Feb 2019 description

In January, the number of people displaced by violence and conflict stood at 4.14 million, of which 1.87 million were internally displaced. In Upper Nile, the authorities in Fashoda reported that 12,000 people had returned from Sudan. In addition, an unknown number of returnees from Sudan were reported in Akurua and Kaka, Manyo County. In Unity, over 8,200 people reportedly returned to Guit County. Food insecurity deteriorated from late 2018, with 5.2 million people severely food insecure, including 36,000 people in famine-like conditions.

12 Feb 2019 description

The number of people facing severe hunger in the world has been steadily rising and remains deeply of concern.

Conflict and extreme climate events remain the main drivers behind severe food crises. Often occurring simultaneously, all dimensions of food security – food availability, access and utilization – are further undermined.

12 Feb 2019 description
report Christian Aid

Following the African Union’s Heads of State and Government Summit in Addis Ababa, Christian Aid’s CEO Amanda Mukwashi said:

“Across Africa, most of those forced from their homes by armed conflict and violence are displaced within their own countries, and in fact recent statistics point to a worrying increase in internal displacement on the continent. These people lost everything – their homes, livelihoods, and in many cases their relatives.

11 Feb 2019 description

to assist
235 350 people

FAO requires
USD 18.1 million

period
January – December 2019

In 2018, the crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo drastically worsened, spreading to previously unaffected areas, and continues to cause significant population displacement in the region.

Objectives

FAO is working with partners in the Food Security Cluster to:

11 Feb 2019 description

to assist
1.8 million people

FAO requires
USD 50 million

period
January – December 2019

For over two decades, the Democratic Republic of the Congo has suffered from a series of shocks – armed conflict, epidemic outbreaks and natural hazards – that have continued to increase humanitarian needs and people’s vulnerabilities.

Objectives

FAO is working with partners of the Food Security Cluster to: