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19 Oct 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Vous me connaissez sûrement comme Eunice Muba, une Enfant Reporter de Kinshasa, mais aujourd’hui j’ai 18 ans et je suis devenue une Jeune Reporter. Seul mon âge a changé car mes objectifs sont restés les mêmes : plaider en faveur de mes pairs, défendre leurs droits et rendre ce monde meilleur pour chaque enfant.

18 Oct 2018 description

Over 257,800 people have returned from northeastern Angola to the greater Kasai region of DRC since 1 October. During displacement, DRC nationals have experienced violence and human rights abuses, and many have arrived with almost nothing. Food, medical, protection and shelter interventions are required, as the host communities in greater Kasai were themselves already facing severe food insecurity and a cholera outbreak.

Anticipated scope and scale

17 Oct 2018 description

The Government of Senegal co-chaired a workshop with UNHCR on the multiyear, multi-partner (MYMP) protection solutions strategy to integrate long-staying refugees into the national system

At the end of July, 837 urban-based refugee were verified, including 132 asylum seekers and 40 persons not of concern to UNHCR. The exercise targeted refugees in Dakar and Thiès from 21 to 28 July 2018

Five (5) Mauritanian refugees in mixed marriages with the Senegalese nationals received their nationality certificates in conformity with UNHCR’s durable solutions

16 Oct 2018 description
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Highlights

-The Uganda Ministry of Health and partners have intensified preparedness and response interventions following a confirmed case of Ebola Virus Disease in Tchomia health zone, near Lake Albert where the Democratic Republic of the Congo borders with Uganda.

  • Over 2,200 reports and questions on Ebola were received via SMS from U-Reporters. Most U-Reporters confirmed that they had heard about Ebola through radio, television, community awareness campaigns and posters.

13 Oct 2018 description
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La situation épidémiologique de la maladie à virus Ebola dans l'est de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC) préoccupe vivement l’Organisation mondiale de la santé (OMS).

« Au total, 200 cas de fièvre hémorragique ont été signalés dans la région, dont 165 confirmés et 35 probables dans toute la province du Nord-Kivu », a déclaré vendredi, Tarik Jasarevic, le porte-parole de l’OMS à Genève.

Selon l’OMS, la situation sécuritaire inquiétante à Beni, nouvel épicentre de l’épidémie, aurait contribué à l’augmentation des cas d’Ebola depuis septembre.

13 Oct 2018 description
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posté le 12 OCTOBRE 2018 par YVES WILLEMOT

KINSHASA/DAKAR/NEW YORK/GENEVE, 12 octobre 2018 – Un mois après la rentrée scolaire, 80 pour cent des enfants en âge scolaire sont retournés à l’école dans les zones de santé de Beni et de Mabalako, les deux épicentres de l’actuelle épidémie d’Ebola dans l’est de la République Démocratique du Congo (RDC). Plus de la moitié de ces enfants sont des filles.

12 Oct 2018 description
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KINSHASA/DAKAR/NEW YORK/GENEVA, 12 October 2018 – One month after the beginning of the school year, 80 per cent of school-aged children have returned to school in Beni and Mabalako health zones, the two epicentres of the current Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). More than half of these children are girls.

10 Oct 2018 description
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Highlights

• A total of 12,979 children (6,779 boys; 6,200 girls) accessed critical protection services, including temporary emergency shelter, psychosocial support, release from detention, family tracing and reunification, medical support, as well as access to education and reintegration opportunities.

• Since the beginning of the year, 37,786 children with severe acute malnutrition have been admitted and treated in 418 health facilities supported by UNICEF.

10 Oct 2018 description

L’Agence des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés, le HCR, redouble d’efforts pour que les populations réfugiées et déplacées de la RDC aient accès à un appui monétaire pour répondre à leurs besoins, et renforcer leur autonomie.

10 Oct 2018 description

Faits saillants

  • Près de 96 000 personnes ont regagné leurs maisons à Bwito (Territoire de Rutshuru)

  • Trois volontaires de la Croix-Rouge RDC engagés dans la riposte Ebola blessés suite à une attaque

Aperçu de la situation

Depuis environ six semaines, un retour massif de populations est observé dans la Chefferie de Bwito, Territoire de Rutshuru.

09 Oct 2018 description
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Highlights

  • On 8 October, two confirmed case of Ebola has been identified in Komanda Health Zone, Ituri.

  • Insecurity in Beni city remains challenging, however, UNICEF operations in the affected areas have resumed.

  • The Joint Response plan is still under reviewed by a team comprised of representative from the Ministry of Health, WHO, UNICEF and World Bank.

08 Oct 2018 description
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ABOUT THE REPORT

Refugees are uniquely vulnerable. But refugee girls doubly so. When extreme violence, hunger or climate drives them from their homes, they are the first to be trafficked for sex or child labor; the first to be exploited as tools of war; and the first to lose their childhoods. Meanwhile, they are the last to be fed, the last to be enrolled in school and, too often, the last to be valued.

MORE THAN 17 MILLION GIRLS HAVE BEEN DISPLACED AMID THE GLOBAL REFUGEE CRISIS

08 Oct 2018 description

Comité exécutif du Programme du Haut Commissaire
Soixante-neuvième session
Genève, 1er au 5 octobre 2018
Point 4 a) de l’ordre du jour provisoire Examen des rapports sur les travaux du Comité permanent Protection internationale

Note sur la protection internationale

**Rapport du Haut Commissaire

Résumé

08 Oct 2018 description

Executive Committee of the High Commissioner’s Programme
Sixty-ninth session Geneva, 1 to 5 October 2018
Item 4 (a) of the provisional agenda
Consideration of reports on the work of the Standing Committee International Protection

Note on international protection

Report of the High Commissioner

08 Oct 2018 description
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Highlights

• 39,352 children under the age of 5 have been screened for malnutrition and 3,450 were admitted for severe acute malnutrition (SAM) treatment in July in UNICEF-supported outpatient and inpatient treatment centers in drought affected areas and Lunda Norte.

• 1,000 mobilizers were trained on cholera prevention in Luanda’s cholera affected communities, reaching over 23,000 people per day through door-to-door visits.

08 Oct 2018 description

Minister for Africa deepens political ties and increases support for refugees and education, on a visit to Uganda, Ethiopia and Somalia

Harriett Baldwin, Foreign Office and DFID Minister for Africa, visited East Africa 4-7 October, travelling to Uganda, Ethiopia and Somalia, including the Somaliland region.

Uganda

06 Oct 2018 description
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AG/SHC/4229

Assemblée générale Troisième Commission
Soixante-treizième session, 7e & 8e séances – matin & après-midi

06 Oct 2018 description
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GA/SHC/4229

GENERAL ASSEMBLY THIRD COMMITTEE
SEVENTY-THIRD SESSION, 7TH & 8TH MEETINGS (AM & PM)

The world is at a “moment of opportunity” in eliminating violence against women and girls, UN-Women Deputy Executive Director Åsa Regnér told the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) today, calling for “unqualified” support for a strengthened feminist movement.

05 Oct 2018 description
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FUNDING REQUIRED $25.32B

FUNDING RECEIVED $10.63B

UNMET REQUIREMENTS COVERAGE $14.69B

COVERAGE 42%

PEOPLE IN NEED 133.8M

PEOPLE TO RECEIVE AID 97.4M

COUNTRIES AFFECTED 41

Spotlight on the recent disaster in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia

05 Oct 2018 description

Situation humanitaire

La situation humanitaire est précaire dans le secteur de Lombelo, inaccessible depuis 3 ans, suite à l’effondrement des ponts routiers. L’équipe RRMP a ouvert l’accès au secteur de Lombelo qui était jusqu’à présent enclavé. L’intervention de l’UNICEF et de ses partenaires RRMP est la 1ère intervention humanitaire depuis plus de 3 ans.