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16 Jul 2018 description

The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) is a global norm, unanimously adopted by heads of state and government at the 2005 UN World Summit, aimed at preventing and halting Genocide, War Crimes, Ethnic Cleansing and Crimes Against Humanity. R2P stipulates that:

  • Every State has the Responsibility to Protect its populations from the four mass atrocity crimes (Pillar I).

  • The wider international community has the responsibility to encourage and assist individual States in meeting that responsibility (Pillar II).

16 Jul 2018 description

Lord Ahmad publishes Annual Human Rights Report 2017

Minister for Human Rights Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon, publishes the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s 2017 Annual Human Rights and Democracy Report.

Today (16 July) Lord Ahmad, the Minister for Human Rights Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon, publishes the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s 2017 Annual Human Rights and Democracy Report.

16 Jul 2018 description


16 Jul 2018 description


This week, 508 people arrived on the Aegean islands, a decrease from last week’s 638 arrivals and from last year’s 618 arrivals during the same period.
The average daily arrivals this week equalled 73, compared to 91 in the previous week.

Population on the Islands

16 Jul 2018 description

*The figures presented reflect the refugee population covered by the Burundi Regional Refugee Response Plan and includes Burundian refugees who fled since April 2015, as well as some 37,000 Burundian refugees who had sought asylum in the region prior to April 2015. In addition to the population above, there are some 13,200 Burundian refugees and asylum seekers in Kenya, 4,800 in Mozambique, 7,529 in Malawi and 5,010 in Zambia who are assisted within the respective country-level programmes.

16 Jul 2018 description

By Mirabelle Enaka Kima, IFRC

Democratic Republic of the Congo’s traditional leaders, the main influencers and keepers of ancestral customs, are the key to community safety and surveillance against the ongoing outbreak of Ebola.

In this context, heightened surveillance is undeniably the ultimate step leading to the adoption of safe practices and considerations. In most affected areas, engaging community leaders as key decision-makers has been essential to ensuring openness of communities and effective behaviour change.

16 Jul 2018 description


This dashboard contains the main findings obtained through the first round of DTM assessments that were conducted in the villages of the Sud-Kivu province. Data was collected from the 23rd of March till the 30th of April 2018 within 9 territories, 31 health zones and 358 health areas (aires de santé). A total of 1,761 villages have been evaluated through 5,443 key informants’ interviews, identifying 362,852 IDPs and 240,147 Returnees.

16 Jul 2018 description

$179.3 million UNHCR's financial requirements 2018

7% funded

Funded 12.3 million

Funding gap 166.9 million

16 Jul 2018 description

$204.4 million
UNHCR's financial requirements 2018
Funded 22.7 million
Funding gap 181.7 million

16 Jul 2018 description
report Caritas

Lisala, le 10 juillet 2018 (caritasdev.cd) : Dans le cadre du Programme d’appui à la Résilience des communautés vulnérables aux Risques des Catastrophes (PRRC), une mission a été effectuée par le Chargé de Suivi et Evaluation de ce projet, Mr José POKA MAKAYA, du 09 au 16 juin 2018 à Lisala. L’objet de cette mission était de suivre et apprécier l’état d’avancement de mise en œuvre technique du programme PRRC à la fin du trimestre 2 de l’année 2 dans les sites de Lisala.

16 Jul 2018 description
report Caritas

Kikwit, le 13 juillet 2018 (caritasdev.cd): La Caritas-Développement Idiofa, en partenariat avec le projet d’Appui à l’Enseignement Primaire (APEP2), signé entre le Ministère de l’Enseignement Primaire, Secondaire et Professionnel de la R.D.Congo et l’Agence Française de Développement (AFD), à travers le Contrat de Désendettement et de Développement, continue bel et bien l’exécution des travaux de construction de six Ecoles primaires dans la ville de Kikwit.

14 Jul 2018 description

Lors d’une visite sur place, une équipe du HCR fait état de vastes défis humanitaires dans la province de l’Ituri, en RDC.

Par Natalia Micevic

TCHOMIA, République démocratique du Congo - Des bateaux de pêche bordent les rives du lac Albert dans le nord-est de la République démocratique du Congo et les enfants jouent dans l’eau. Les adultes se pressent sur le marché très animé.

13 Jul 2018 description

TOTAL FUNDING US$ 1.5 billion

Figures in US$

13 Jul 2018 description

TORORO, UGANDA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a contribution of 5,000 metric tons of rice from the Government of the Republic of Korea. The contribution will enable WFP to meet the minimum food needs of 420,000 refugees in seven settlements in Uganda for the entire month of August.*

13 Jul 2018 description

Ceci est un résumé des déclarations du porte-parole du HCR Charlie Yaxley – à qui toute citation peut être attribuée – lors de la conférence de presse du 13 juillet 2018 au Palais des Nations à Genève.

Après des mois de conflit entre les groupes ethniques Hema et Lendu dans la région de l’Ituri, dans l’est de la République démocratique du Congo, une équipe du HCR a récemment pu accéder à cette zone et y a rencontré des personnes anciennement déplacées parmi 150 000 d’entre elles qui étaient rentrées dans l’espoir de retrouver leur foyer.

13 Jul 2018 description

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 8-14 July 2018 and includes updates on carbapenemase-producing (OXA-48) Klebsiella pneumoniae, dengue, Ebola virus disease, poliomyelitis, MERS-CoV, mass gathering monitoring (FIFA Men's Football World Cup), measles, poliovirus type 2, rubella, Vibrio growth in the Baltic Sea, and West Nile virus.

13 Jul 2018 description

Since he was a teenager, Didier Ipete wanted to run his own store. He would have liked to have studied at university but he didn’t have that opportunity. Nevertheless, he was happy to build up his business until it was one of the most popular shops at the market in Itipo, a small community in Equateur province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.