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- FAO: FAO & WFP Mark World Food Day in Libya [EN/AR]. 16 Oct 2019
- OCHA: Humanitarian Coordinator for Libya El Hillo condemns increasing attacks on civilians, calls for the respect of international humanitarian law and protection of civilians [EN/AR]. 8 Oct 2019
- UNHCR: UNHCR Resettlement Update #82 - Libya-Niger Situation. 16 Oct 2019
- UNHCR: Libya: Activities at Disembarkation, Monthly Update - September 2019. 11 Oct 2019
- UNHCR: UNHCR Update Libya (11 October 2019) [EN/AR]. 11 Oct 2019
Safety, security and access incidents Incidents of threats and violence in refugee and IDP settings
General: Across Burkina Faso, jihadist violence continued to deprive half a million IDPs of access to health care. Source: AFP
05 September 2019: In Mwaro-Ngundu, Makebuko, Gitega province, members of the Imbonerakure militia burned the fence of an unnamed IDP camp during the night. No casualties reported. Source: RPA
PAYS NÉCESSITANT UNE AIDE ALIMENTAIRE EXTÉRIEURE
Selon les estimations de la FAO, 41 pays de par le monde, dont 31 en Afrique, continuent d’avoir besoin d’une aide alimentaire extérieure. La persistance des conflits reste le principal facteur à l’origine du niveau élevé d’insécurité alimentaire grave, tandis que les conditions météorologiques défavorables ont aussi compromis la production agricole, réduisant les disponibilités vivrières et l’accès à la nourriture.
FAITS SAILLANTS PAR RÉGION
AMÉRICA LATINA Y EL CARIBE (2 PAISES)
FALTA DE ACCESO GENERALIZADA
Grave crisis económica
• En medio de la grave y prolongada crisis económica, el número de refugiados y migrantes de Venezuela se estima en 4,3 millones de personas. Se encuentran asentados en países vecinos de América del Sur y el Caribe. Las necesidades humanitarias para ayudar a los refugiados y migrantes en los países de acogida son notables.
The Global Humanitarian Overview published on 4 December 2018 announced funding requirements of $21.9 billion for 21 Humanitarian Response Plans (HRP) and the Venezuela Regional Refugee and Migrant Response Plan. By the end of September 2019, requirements had reached $26.75 billion. The change in requirements since last month is mainly due to an increase in requirements for Mozambique. As at the end of August, 148.7 million people are estimated to be in need in 58 countries. The plans aim to collectively provide aid to 109 million people.
By Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
07 October 2019
Ladies and Gentlemen,
Quarante-et-un pays, dont 31 en Afrique, requièrent toujours une aide extérieure afin de couvrir leurs besoins alimentaires, prévient l'Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO) dans un rapport publié jeudi.
FAO report cites 41 countries needing external assistance for food
Dry weather and protracted conflicts are primary drivers
19 September 2019, Rome - Some 41 countries continue to be in need of external assistance for food, with conflicts acting as the primary cause of high levels of food insecurity and adverse weather conditions - particularly rainfall shortages in Africa - acutely affecting food availability and access for millions of people, a quarterly report by the United Nations says.
Enforced disappearances: UN experts urge States to “stop looking the other way”
GENEVA (11 September 2019) – States around the world must act urgently to prevent enforced disappearances rather than looking the other way, said a group of UN human rights experts.
“It is our responsibility to alert the Human Rights Council and the international community as a whole, of what we are witnessing as a Working Group,” said Bernard Duhaime, Chair of the Working Group, after presenting the group’s latest annual report to the Human Rights Council in Geneva.
The Global Humanitarian Overview published on 4 December announced funding requirements of $21.9 billion for 21 Humanitarian Response Plans (HRP) and the Venezuela Regional Refugee and Migrant Response Plan. By the end of August, requirements had reached $26.57 billion. The change in requirements since last month is mainly due to an increase in requirements for Mali and Zimbabwe, and the publication of the HRP for Venezuela.
Zhihui Li, Linda Richter, Chunling Lu
Background Little is known about the patterns of development assistance (DA) for each component of reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health (RMNCAH) in conflict-affected countries nor about the DA allocation in relation to the burden of disease.
20 July 2019: In Mubanga, Ruhororo district, Ngozi province, Imbonerakure militia looted property and physically assaulted a group of female residents at an IDP camp. Source: ACLED
Democratic Republic of the Congo
01 July 2019: In Kafe, Djugu district, Ituri province, an unidentified armed group killed three IDPs with machetes. No further information available. Source: HTH Travel Insurance
The Global Humanitarian Overview published on 4 December 2018 announced funding requirements of $21.9 billion for 21 Humanitarian Response Plans and the Venezuela Regional Refugee and Migrant Response Plan. By the end of July, the requirements had reached $26.14 billion. As at the end of July, 141.7 million people are estimated to be in need in 57 countries, a slight decrease of 1.2 million from last month. The plans aim to provide aid to 106.3 million people.
News from the pooled funds
35 Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs) and 11 mobile FMPs are currently operational in seven countries. In May 2019, one additional FMP was installed in Sarh, in southern Chad, where enumerators monitor the flows of travellers between Chad and the Central African Republic and Nigeria. The Zouarke FMP in northern Chad remains closed because of insecurity and lack of access in the region.
THE YEAR IN REVIEW
By Dr Marc Biot, Dr Isabelle Defourny, Marcel Langenbach, Kenneth Lavelle, Bertrand Perrochet and Teresa Sancristoval, Directors of Operations
Les conflits prolongés et les mauvaises conditions climatiques exacerbent les besoins alimentaires, alerte l'Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO).
Selon le dernier rapport de la FAO sur les Perspectives de récoltes et la situation alimentaire publié jeudi, les conflits en cours et les sécheresses demeurent les principales causes de grave insécurité alimentaire, compromettant ainsi l'accès aux aliments et leur disponibilité pour des millions de personnes.