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16 Jan 2018 description

International Refugee Rights Initiative (IRRI) a publié un nouveau rapport sur les violences et les déplacements dans la région du Kasaï en république démocratique du Congo (RDC). Il montre que suite à des attaques commises par une milice, ont eu lieu des opérations militaires abusives et des massacres par une milice progouvernement, causant la mort et le déplacement de centaines de milliers de personnes.

16 Jan 2018 description

(Kampala, 16 January 2018) International Refugee Rights Initiative (IRRI) today published a new report about violence and displacement in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). It describes how attacks by a militia were followed by abusive military operations and mass killings by a pro-government militia, causing the death and displacement of hundreds of thousands.

16 Jan 2018 description
report IRIN

The rise in man-made, protracted emergencies means millions are at risk of starving around the globe this year

It’s a difficult new year for the humanitarian system and those reliant on it: a near-record number of people are in need and yet a yawning funding gap will limit what assistance can be provided.

Read more on IRIN.

16 Jan 2018 description

Bukavu, le 13 janvier 2018 – Le Vice-Gouverneur a procédé samedi 13 janvier courant au lancement du projet d’appui aux cultures vivrières pour l’amélioration de l’alimentation des détenus des prisons de Kabare, Kalehe, Walungu et Bunyakiri. Ceci est un projet à impact rapide de la MONUSCO à travers sa section d’appui à l’administration pénitentiaire.

16 Jan 2018 description

Bukavu, le 12 janvier 2018 – Une centaine d’éléments de l’Unité de Police Formée de l’Egypte (EGY-FPU) et de la Police des Nations Unies (UNPOL) servant à la MONUSCO Bukavu et Uvira ont reçu des médailles de l’ONU, au terme de leur mission au Sud-Kivu. C’était au cours d’une cérémonie organisée au quartier général de la MONUSCO à Bukavu.

16 Jan 2018 description

C’est la mise à terre de l’arbre de paix par tous les acteurs aux conflits dans la chefferie de Benanyembo, les autorités locales et autres partenaires qui clôture solennellement le mini forum tenu à Mbulula, localité située à 60 kms au Nord de Kongolo- centre, du 10 au 14 janvier 2018.

15 Jan 2018 description

LOVUA, Angola – In a simple white tent in the Lóvua refugee settlement in Angola, women and girls who fled the brutal conflict in Kasai, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, can find safe haven and support.

The tent is one of two women-friendly spaces UNFPA has established in the settlement. These spaces offer women and girls a safe place to talk, receive information and participate in recreational activities.

“When I take part in the activities here, I forget my worries and all my memories from Congo for a while,” said 17-year-old Musito.

15 Jan 2018 description
report ACT Alliance

New project to provide treatment for malnourished children of internally displaced people

To help meet the nutritional needs of internally displaced people in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), ACT member Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) is launching a two-year project in April 2017.

15 Jan 2018 description

Kananga - The authorities of Angola's north-eastern Lunda Norte Province last Saturday in Kananga, chief town of DRC's Kasai Central Province, received guarantees of political stability that will enable the return home, as from March, of the over 31,000 Congolese refugees who sought shelter in Angola until the year 2017.

15 Jan 2018 description

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  • Under the Camp Coordination and Camp Management Sector, IOM is responsible for the coordination of 13 displacement sites in North Kivu, housing 42,878 internally displaced persons (24,189 women and 18,689 men).

  • IOM conducted Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) activities during the autumn of 2017 in Kasai-Central and Tanganyika provinces, gathering information on 495,719 IDPs and 1,321,692 returnees.

13 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

General situation: No cholera cases have been officially reported in West Africa during the previous two weeks. An overview of the 2017 situation will be shared in the next bulletin. A reduction in the number of reported cases is noted in the costal zones of West Africa (mainly in Ghana and Benin). However, the Lake Chad basin experienced a greater number of cases in 2017 than in the two previous years, 2016 and 2015. This was due to two distinct outbreaks in Borno State (Nigeria) and Eastern Chad. In 2017, D.R.

13 Jan 2018 description

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 aid,

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,

12 Jan 2018 description

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR JULY 2018

12 Jan 2018 description

242,406
Congolese refugees as of 31 December 2017

46,600
Congolese new arrivals from January to December 2017

9,995
Congolese new arrivals since 1 December 2017