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- More violence, displacement and hunger for the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2018
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A variety of natural hazards—including cyclical drought, floods, and environmental degradation—are endemic to the East and Central Africa (ECA) region, where conflict, rapid population growth, and limited government response capacity have compounded humanitarian needs over the last decade. Between FY 2008 and FY 2017, USAID’s Office of U.S.
SITUATION IN NUMBERS
4.35 million Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) country-wide (OCHA Nov. 2017)
537,087 refugees in DRC (UNHCR Oct. 2017)
52,903 cases of cholera cases since January 2017 (Ministry of Health)
1.9 million Children suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition (OCHA, nov.2017)
UNICEF Appeal 2017
US$ 165 million
51% of required funds available
GENEVA, Jan 19 2018 (IOM) - IOM, the UN Migration Agency, is appealing for nearly USD 1.4 billion to address the needs of over 80 million people in 50 countries in 2018. These vital funds will support people displaced within the borders of their own countries, migrants, refugees and the communities that host them, people returning to their areas of origin and people experiencing or recovering from conflict and natural disasters.
Préface par le Coordinateur Humanitaire
La République centrafricaine demeure un pays fragile. Meurtrie par plusieurs années de conflit dont l’impact perdure, elle doit faire face à des défis tant structurels que conjoncturels. Ces derniers mois, la violence a connu une fréquence et un niveau qui ont fait de l’année 2017 celle de toutes les inquiétudes. De multiples foyers de tension ont vu le jour à travers le pays et ont gagné des régions qui autrefois jouissaient d’une certaine stabilité.
(Kinshasa, 18 janvier 2018) La détérioration dramatique de la situation humanitaire en République Démocratique du Congo au cours de l’année 2017 a contraint les acteurs humanitaires à lancer un appel de 1,68 milliard de dollars pour 2018, le plus grand appel de fonds jamais réalisé pour le pays où 13,1 millions de personnes ont besoin d'aide humanitaire.
An integrated team of ceasefire monitors and staff from the United Nations Mission in South Sudan travelled to the border town of Kaya in Morobo County. With more refugees returning from Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo and UNMISS establishing a base in Yei, the plan is to conduct frequent, robust patrols along the still rather deserted Yei-Kaya road.
PERSONNES DANS LE BESOIN 2018
PERSONNES CIBLÉES 2018
FINANCEMENT REQUIS 2018 (US$)
(Kinshasa, 18 January 2018) The dramatic deterioration of the humanitarian situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2017 has forced humanitarian actors to launch an appeal for USD 1.68 billion for 2018, the largest ever funding appeal for the country where 13.1 million people require humanitarian assistance.
In December 2017, fighting between the government and the opposition forces was reported in Koch and Bieh (Unity), and in Raja (Western Bahr el Ghazal), displacing thousands of people. During the armed clashes on Raja-Wau road on 16 December, armed groups held six aid workers from two national and international agencies and displaced thousands of people from their homes to Wau town.
The AU must resume its leadership role; taking a back seat to SADC is a recipe for inaction
The fight between the Congolese government and the political opposition over who is right and wrong continues to drive the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) electoral crisis, now entering its third year. This has been an important aspect of the battle to win the support of international, regional and continental forces – and has contributed to drawing the crisis out.
On Friday 12th January, 2018, 350 youth refugee students from 4 refugee camps (Gihembe, Nyabiheke, Kiziba and Kigeme) graduated from Gitwe Adventist College located in Ruhango District after 45 days of training and vocational and Education training (TVET).
All graduands trained by ADRA Rwanda and IMPACT HOPE are Congolese youth refugees. They were trained on different trades: 146 trained on hair dressing, 58 on Electricity installation and domestic maintenance, 86 on Tailoring, 35 trained on Plumbing and 24 trained on Permaculture.
I run into Françoise at the end of the camp. She is coming from the other side of the hill with all her personal belongings on her head. “She’s a new refugee,” explains one of the camp officials who accompanied me during the visit to the camp Katanika 2. The camp is located a few kilometers from Kalemie, the capital of Tanganyika province in the south-east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. More than 6,000 families, including more than 10,000 children have taken refuge here, fleeing inter-ethnic violence in their villages.
Je rencontre Françoise au bout du camp. Elle vient de l’autre côté de la colline, avec tous ses effets personnels sur sa tête. « C’est un nouveau réfugié », explique l’un des responsables du camp qui m’a accompagné pendant la visite du camp de Katanika 2. Le camp est situé à quelques kilomètres de Kalemie, la capitale de la Province du Tanganyika dans le sud-est de la République Démocratique du Congo. Plus de 6.000 ménages, dont plus de 10.000 enfants, ont trouvé refuge ici, fuyant la violence inter-ethnique dans leurs villages.