Democratic Republic of the CongoOngoing
- OCHA: Haut-Katanga, Haut-Lomami et Lualaba : Note d’informations humanitaires du 13 septembre 2017
- OCHA : Weekly Humanitarian Update (04 - 08 September 2017)
- USAID Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #4, Fiscal Year (FY) 2017
Appeals & Funding
- Appel Éclair: Plan de Réponse D’urgence Avril 2017
- Aperçu des besoins humanitaires 2017
- Plan de Réponse Humanitaire, Janvier 2017 - Décembre 2019
- 2017 South Sudan Regional Refugee Response Plan Revised (May 2017)
- UNHCR: South Sudan Situation Supplementary Appeal Jan - Dec 2017
- Burundi Regional Refugee Response Plan (RRRP): Jan–Dec 2017
- Country-based Pooled Fund
- DR Congo: Landslide - Aug 2017
- DR Congo: Ebola Outbreak - May 2017
- West Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
- DR Congo: Floods - Nov 2016
- Angola/DR Congo: Yellow Fever Outbreak - Jan 2016
- DR Congo: Floods - Nov 2015
- DR Congo: Ebola Outbreak - Aug 2014
- DR Congo: Cholera and Measles Outbreaks - Jan 2013
- DR Congo: Floods - Oct 2012
- DR Congo: Ebola Outbreak - Aug 2012
Bangui (RCA) 13 septembre 2016. Les travaux de la réunion transfrontalière entre la RDC et la RCA, sur la gestion de l’épidémie de choléra le long du fleuve Oubangui se sont achevés aujourd’hui à l’hôtel Ledger Plaza de Bangui (RCA).
LES POINTS MARQUANTS
Investir dans des services hydrométéorologiques adaptés réduit les risques et renforce la résilience face aux catastrophes naturelles et au changement climatique.
Les pertes humaines et économiques provoquées par les aléas climatiques et météorologiques menacent de saper les progrès durement acquis en Afrique.
On 17 August 2017, the number of South Sudanese refugees in Uganda crossed the one million mark. Despite scaled up response efforts, unmet needs persist for an estimated 614,135 children (61 percent of the South Sudanese refugee population).
After a prolonged dry spell, Karamoja region is receiving improved rainfall. The nutrition situation is likely to continue improving if the current rainfall pattern persists. UNICEF monitoring data shows a slight reduction in the number of severely malnourished children in July 2017.
So far this year, at least 140 million people across 37 countries have been left in need of humanitarian aid. But most of them will not get it
Addis Ababa, 23 August 2017: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat extends his sincere condolences to the affected families, people and Government of the Republic of Guinea and the Republic of the Democratic Republic of Congo following landslides due to heavy rains.
At least eight people were killed in the district of Ratoma on the outskirts of the Guinean capital Conakry while at least 200 people lost their lives in Ituri Province in Northeastern DRC.
• As at June 2017, 977,746 South Sudanese refugees call Uganda home of which 296,409 arrived from 1st January 2017; 275,037 from DRC and 52,388 from Burundi. Children constitute 60 percent of the refugee population.
• The Uganda Solidarity Summit on refugees and host communities hosted by President Yoweri Museveni and the UN Secretary General Antonio Gutierrez was successfully held from June 22-23, 2017 with current pledges of $347.5 million by the international community.
July 14, 2017 - The creation of an emergency hub in Nairobi by World Health organization has been well received by the Kenyan government and partners.
The initiative was recently introduced in Nairobi by Dr Ibrahima-Soce Fall, the WHO AFRO director for Emergencies when he met the Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for health Dr Cleopa Mailu, MOH officials and various partners. These included CDC, Office for coordination of Humanitarian affairs (OCHA), World Bank, UNICEF, USAID, and UNHCR, International Federation for the Red Cross and Red Crescent and GIZ.
By Busani Bafana
BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Jul 18 2017 (IPS)
Southern African countries have agreed on a multi-pronged plan to increase surveillance and research to contain the fall army worm, which has cut forecast regional maize harvests by up to ten percent, according to a senior U.N. Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) official.
ÉVALUATION DES BESOINS DES NOUVEAUX RÉFUGIÉS
Goma, July 3rd, 2017 - The North Kivu Civil Protection Service has organized a simulation exercise involving about 2, 000 families and constituting over 11, 000 persons on Monday 03 of July in Goma to evacuate the population in the event of a volcanic eruption of the two volcanoes of Nyiragongo and Nyamuligira .
This simulation exercise is part of the assessment of the contingency plan developed and adopted by the government at the national level. It was executed with the support of MONUSCO, the World Bank, OCHA, WFP and government.
I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
ROME – Le Canada fournit 50 millions de dollars canadiens pour un programme commun de 5 ans sur la résilience mis en œuvre par les agences des Nations Unies.
Les agences des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture entreprennent un programme commun sans précédent pour cinq ans pour travailler avec les communautés vulnérables dans trois zones sujettes aux crises. Ce programme vise à répondre aux besoins immédiats en nourriture et à améliorer la résilience de ces populations, tout en s’attachant aux causes originelles de l’insécurité alimentaire.
ROME – The United Nations’ food and agriculture agencies are embarking on an unprecedented joint programme to work with vulnerable communities in three crisis-prone areas over five years to meet their immediate food needs and boost their resilience, while addressing the root causes of food insecurity.
Fall Armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda), FAW, is a moth native to tropical and subtropical regions of the Americas, whose larva (photo) causes damage to crops. It mainly affects maize, with potential hosts from 26 plant families. Significant yield loss can be caused by FAW, if not well managed. FAW has several generations per year and the moth can fly up to 100 km per night.
Fall Armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda), FAW, is an insect pest that feeds on more than 80 crop species, causing damage to economically important cultivated cereals such as maize, rice, sorghum, and also to legumes as well as vegetable crops and cotton.
A global initiative is gaining momentum to improve multi-hazard early warning systems and so boost the resilience of the most vulnerable countries to extreme weather and the impacts of climate change.
The Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems (CREWS) initiative aims to mobilize more than US$100 million by 2020 to strengthen risk information and early warning systems in least developed countries and small island developing states.