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24 Jan 2019 description

534.828 réfugiés et demandeurs d’asile en RDC, dont 52% de femmes.

99,3% des réfugiés en RDC vivent dans des zones rurales, et 74% des réfugiéssont installés hors camps ou sites de réfugiés.

3.053 réfugiés sont rentrés volontairement de la RDC au Rwanda en 2018.

Travail avec les partenaires

24 Jan 2019 description

534,828 refugees and asylum seekers in DRC, among them 52% women.

99.3% of refugees in DRC live in rural areas, and 74% live outside refugee camps or settlements.

3,053 refugees voluntary returned from DRC to Rwanda in 2018.

Working with Partners

■ Together with the DRC Government, working closely with the National Commission for Refugees (CNR), UNHCR ensures international protection and delivery of multi assistance to persons of concern.

23 Jan 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

Statement attributable to Geert Cappelaere, UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa

AMMAN, 23 January 2019 – “Children were reportedly killed in ongoing turmoil that broke out last month in Sudan. According to reports, scores of children were also injured while others were detained.

“While it is difficult for UNICEF to verify these reports, children must be protected at all times from all forms of violence, harm, cruelty and mistreatment whether physical or mental. Children should never be targeted nor used or exploited.

23 Jan 2019 description

Highlights
- About 10,000 IDPs return to their home areas in Kass locality, South Darfur.
- Following updated population statistics, the number of South Sudanese refugees in Sudan has reached over 851,000.
- About 40,000 residents, IDPs and nomads in Central Darfur now have better access to clean water.
- Cash shortages are affecting humanitarian operations throughout the country.
- The Khartoum declaration on cross-border health security will allow countries to better address public health threats.

23 Jan 2019 description

In Numbers

15,765 mt of food assistance distributed

US$ 1.78 m cash-based transfers made

US$ 35.2 m six months (February-July 2019) net funding requirements

2.37 m people assisted in December 2018

Operational Updates

23 Jan 2019 description

In the internally displaced person’s camp near Malakal town in Central Upper Nile State, South Sudan, Dhan Tap looks sadly at a photo on his mobile phone. The picture isn’t much to look at – a tattered white rope hanging from the grass-thatched roof of a typical South Sudanese home.

“This rope was used by a 13-year old boy who hung himself,” he says. “Many of our patients – whether adults or teenagers – feel there is no future for them. [This] boy felt his parents could no longer support him while in the displacement camp and he felt trapped, helpless.”

22 Jan 2019 description

Foreword by the Executive Director

The year 2018 was another challenging period for millions of women and girls whose lives have been upended by conflict, hazards, pandemics and displacement.

A staggering 136 million people needed aid, an estimated 34 million of whom were women of reproductive age; 5 million of those women were pregnant.

22 Jan 2019 description

INTRODUCTION

Ce rapport est composé d’un ensemble d’infographies et de cartes sur les différentes tendances migratoires au Tchad. Il traite d’un grand nombre des mouvements de populations recensés depuis, vers et au sein du territoire tchadien et dresse une vue générale des populations en mouvements.

22 Jan 2019 description

UNHCR plans for return of another 2,000 Sudanese refugees from Chad

In May 2017, UNHCR and the Governments of Chad and Sudan signed a Tripartite Agreement outlining the legal framework to ensure the voluntary, safe, and dignified return of refugees from Chad. The agreement provides the basis for UNHCR’s voluntary repatriation (volrep) programme.

22 Jan 2019 description

Sudanese protesters, activists and opposition groups are showing resilience as security forces continue to brutally repress demonstrations. The civil rights revolution has now been likened to the Arab Spring uprisings of 2011, with 300 protests reportedly registered in cities and towns across Sudan since the 19th December 2018.

21 Jan 2019 description

Total arrivals (1 Jan - 20 Jan 2019): 156
Total arrivals (1 Jan - 20 Jan 2018): 2,778
Total arrivals 1 Jan - 20 Jan 2019 156
Total arrivals 1 Jan - 20 Jan 2018 2,778
Average daily arrivals in January 2019 so far: 8
Average daily arrivals in December 2018: 12

21 Jan 2019 description

The repatriation of Chadian refugees from Sudan to Chad started in December 2017, after the signing of the Tripartite agreement in May 2017 between UNHCR and the Governments of the Sudan and Chad. Returnees have been assisted by UNHCR and COR with transportation, return packages, including core relief items and cash for shelter.

21 Jan 2019 description

UNHCR continues to receive an influx of new arrivals in East Sudan, largely from Eritrea. New arrivals are received and assisted by the Sudanese Commission for Refugees (COR) at the border where they are temporarily hosted in reception centres. Within 1-2 weeks they are transported to Shagarab camps where they undergo screening, a reception process, registration, and Refugee Status Determination while receiving life-saving services and shelter. Recognized refugees receive COR ID cards.

21 Jan 2019 description

UNHCR facilitated repatriation of Sudanese refugees from Chad to Sudan started in April 2018, after the signing of the Tripartite agreement in May 2017 between UNHCR and the Governments of the Sudan and Chad. Returnees have been assisted by UNHCR and COR with transportation, return packages, including core relief items and cash for shelter. Approximately 20,000 Sudanese refugees are reported to have spontaneously returned to Darfur since 2016. UNHCR and COR plan to verify up to 1,000 spontaneous return households by the end of 2018 and provide returnees with assistance.

21 Jan 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Scaled-up response urgently required to more than 250,000 IDPs in Western Ethiopia

• Durable Solutions as nexus opportunity in Somali region: Lessons from SDC

• New law grants nearly a million refugees to exercise more rights in Ethiopia

• Nearly 36 million children in Ethiopia are poor and lack access to basic social services: report

• Humanitarian funding update

Humanitarian Coordianator calls for a scale-up response to displacement crisis in Western Ethiopia

21 Jan 2019 description

In Numbers

246.73 mt of food assistance distributed

US$ 1.88 m cash-based transfers made

US$ 22.0 m six months (February - July 2019) net funding requirements

489,145 people assisted in DECEMBER 2018

Operational Updates

• WFP’s school feeding programme provided fortified date bars to 58,369 marginalised children in 2,306 rural community schools in eight governorates. Takehome entitlements were provided to 186,050 family members of children with school attendance of 80 percent or more.