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23 Apr 2018 description

OVERVIEW

The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 61 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:

Cholera in Congo
Cholera in Zimbabwe
Lassa fever in Nigeria
Humanitarian crisis in South Sudan
Humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

17 Apr 2018 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • La reprise des affrontements entre groupes armés dans la Préfecture de la Ouaka génère de nouveaux déplacements de population ainsi qu’une situation humanitaire critique. Les dernières violences dans les villages de Tagbara et Seko en attestent.

  • La situation sécuritaire dans les environs de la ville de Paoua ne permet toujours pas à la majorité des déplacés de regagner leurs villages d’origine et de reprendre leurs activités. Les exactions des groupes armés sur les civils persistent.

17 Apr 2018 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 58 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:

  • Cholera in Zimbabwe

  • Lassa fever in Liberia

  • Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever in Namibia

  • Cholera in Uganda

  • Humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia

  • Humanitarian crisis in Niger

12 Apr 2018 description

$179.3 million
UNHCR's financial requirements 2018
Funded 8.3 million
Funding gap 171.0 million

11 Apr 2018 description

Situation

  • High levels of poverty and malnutrition persist in the Republic of the Congo (RoC) despite economic growth in recent years. According to UN World Food Program (WFP), almost 50 percent of the population lives under the national poverty line, and over 20 percent of children younger than 5 years of age suffer from chronic malnutrition.

10 Apr 2018 description
report CARE

(Kinshasa, 10 April 2018) – CARE International is calling on donors to significantly increase their commitment to the humanitarian crisis in the DRC ahead of this week’s pledging conference taking place in Geneva.

Labelled a “silent humanitarian tsunami”, as the humanitarian situation in the DRC deteriorates dramatically, this week’s meeting will seek to raise $1.68 billion, nearly four times the amount secured in 2017.

09 Apr 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Violence and security incidents continue to disrupt relief activities across CAR

  • The number of IDPs in CAR increases by nearly 70 percent since February 2017

  • Food security conditions deteriorate, leaving more than 87,000 children at risk of acute malnutrition

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

09 Apr 2018 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 58 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:

  • Lassa fever in Nigeria

  • Listeriosis in South Africa

  • Cholera in Zambia

  • Cholera in Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • Humanitarian crisis in Central African Republic

  • Humanitarian crisis in South Sudan

03 Apr 2018 description

12,736 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE IN 2018 10,566 ARRIVALS BY SEA IN 2018 2,170 ARRIVALS BY LAND IN 2017 20,200 ARRIVALS TO EUROPE BY THE END OF FEBRUARY 2017

Highlights

02 Apr 2018 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 57 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:

29 Mar 2018 description

This briefing aims to provide a brief overview of NAP experiences in African developing countries, highlighting emerging issues, challenges and opportunities.

In brief

  • Many countries in sub-Saharan Africa have begun to integrate adaptation into national development plans and climate change policies.

  • Almost all the focus countries considered in this regional briefing have initiated the process to formulate and implement the NAP.

  • All I/NDCs in the countries in focus include an adaptation component.

29 Mar 2018 description

Interconnected policies provide the best opportunity for peace and prosperity in the region.

26 Mar 2018 description

Bruxelles, le 26 mars 2018

L'Union européenne renforce son aide humanitaire face à la crise en République démocratique du Congo.

La Commission européenne a annoncé aujourd'hui l'octroi d'une aide d'urgence de 49,5 millions d'euros afin de faire face à l'aggravation de la crise humanitaire en République démocratique du Congo (RDC). Un montant supplémentaire de 10,9 millions d'euros sera alloué aux pays voisins (Tanzanie, Rwanda et République du Congo), principalement pour venir en aide aux réfugiés congolais.

26 Mar 2018 description

Le Haut Commissariat des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés (HCR) et 30 de ses partenaires humanitaires ont lancé, ce 23 mars 2018, un appel de fonds d’un montant de 504 millions de dollars américains pour venir en aide aux personnes contraintes de fuir l’une des crises de réfugiés les plus complexes, les plus difficiles et les plus oubliées au monde : la République Démocratique du Congo (RDC).

23 Mar 2018 description

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, together with 30 humanitarian partners, is launching today an appeal for US$504 million, to assist the people forced to flee one of the world’s most complex, challenging and forgotten crises in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

22 Mar 2018 description
report Salesian Missions

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins UN-Water, the organization that coordinates the United Nations’ work on water and sanitation, and the international community in celebrating World Water Day. Every year since 1993, the international community has celebrated World Water Day on March 22. The day focuses attention on the importance of safe, clean water while advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.