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15 Jun 2018 description

Suite à la notification d’une flambée de maladie à virus Ebola dans la province de l’Équateur, en République démocratique du Congo, le 5 mai 2018, l’OMS a réalisé une évaluation formelle rapide des risques qui a démontré que le risque pour la santé publique est élevé au niveau régional.

12 Jun 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Nearly 84,000 Congolese have fled to neighboring Uganda to date in 2018

  • Continued FAW infestations could reduce harvests in eastern DRC

  • USG, relief organizations respond to Ebola outbreak in northwestern DRC

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

10 Jun 2018 description
report UN Security Council

Résumé

Au cours de la période considérée, les conditions de sécurité et la situation humanitaire en République démocratique du Congo ne se sont pas améliorées. Le Groupe d’experts a relevé deux facteurs importants de préoccupation. D’une part, les soldats de la paix ont été la cible de graves attaques dans tout le pays et, d ’autre part, des acteurs armés ont tiré parti du retard pris dans les opérations électorales pour promouvoir constamment la violence.

08 Jun 2018 description
report UN Security Council

Summary

During the period under review, the security and humanitarian situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo did not improve. The Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of the Congo noted two major factors of concern: peacekeepers across the country faced serious attacks and armed actors continuously used the delay in the electoral process to promote acts of violence.

08 Jun 2018 description

Following the notification of an Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in Equateur Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on 5 May 2018, WHO conducted a formal rapid risk assessment which determined that the public risk is high at the regional level.

08 Jun 2018 description

Faits saillants

  • Sensibilisation à la paix et réconciliation : les autorités coutumières de Djugu au centre de l’action.

  • Plus de 40 000 déplacés de Bule reçoivent une assistance en cash grâce au RRMP.

Aperçu de la situation

25 May 2018 description

Faits saillants

  • Plus de 86 000 personnes ciblées par une assistance humanitaire dans la Zone de santé d’Angumu.

  • De nombreux projets financés par le Fonds Humanitaire.

Aperçu de la situation

23 May 2018 description

Date of information: 20 May 2018

1. Situation update

Grade 3
Cases 51
Deaths 27
CFR 52.9%

The outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo continues to evolve. Since the last external situation report on 18 May 2018, six additional cases with two deaths have been reported. On 20 May 2018, two new suspected cases and one new death of a confirmed case have been reported in Wangata Health Zone. Six cases (previously reported) in Iboko Health Zone have been confirmed.

18 May 2018 description

Date of information: 18 May 2018

1. Situation update

Grade 3
Cases 45
Deaths 25
CFR 56%

Context

18 May 2018 description

"I can finally sleep on a mattress again. I am really relieved that I don’t have to sleep on the ground anymore," said Kawambe, one of the estimated 70,000 displaced people in DR Congo’s Ituri province who have received assistance from the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC).

In April and May of 2018, with the financial support of UNICEF, we provided essential household items to nearly 14,000 displaced and conflict-affected families in Ituri province in north-eastern DR Congo.

16 May 2018 description

Families fleeing conflict in the DRC receive food assistance in Uganda: “We heard that there were people over this side who could help us.”

May 2018—Safe on the Ugandan edge of Lake Albert, Jeanette Kambenesa and her three children—Diana, Faith and Robert— ate the first food they had had in days. This respite came at the end of a harrowing week-long journey from their home in Ituri province in northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

15 May 2018 description

Date of information: 14 May 2018

1. Situation update

Grade 2
Cases 41
Deaths 20
CFR 48.8%

On 8 May 2018, the Ministry of Health (MoH) of the Democratic Republic of the Congo declared an outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Bikoro Health Zone, Equateur Province. This is the ninth outbreak of Ebola virus disease over the last four decades in the country, with the most recent one occurring in May 2017.

Context

11 May 2018 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Plus de USD 528 millions de promesses financières lors de la première conférence des donateurs, montant surpassant les contributions de toute l’année 2017.

  • Agences onusiennes et ONG nationales et internationales s’activent en faveur des personnes affectées par la crise de Djugu.

  • Le travail des acteurs humanitaires est régi par des principes qui sont codifiés et qui sont valables en tout temps. Ces principes mettent la primauté de l’humain au centre de toute opération humanitaire.

11 May 2018 description

Faits saillants

  • Des dizaines de décès en l’espace d’un mois parmi les personnes déplacées à Aru.

  • Des milliers d’écoliers en passe de rater leurs examens de fin de cycle.

Aperçu de la situation

04 May 2018 description
report Direct Relief

Plagued by decades of internal conflicts, the Democratic Republic of Congo now hosts more than 4.5 million internally displaced people, with hundreds of thousands more living in overcrowded refugee camps in neighboring countries like Uganda and Rwanda.

As the conflict worsens, 18 of the DRC’s 26 provinces are facing an internal crisis, with 13.1 million people in need of humanitarian assistance.

02 May 2018 description

Highlights

  • IOM distributed tarpaulins, shelter and non-food item kits to a total of 3,954 vulnerable internally displaced households in North Kivu.

  • IOM conducted site decommissioning of the collective centre Ecole Primaire La Gloire in Tanganyika in preparation of the site closure.

  • IOM has expanded its Displacement Tracking Matrix activities in DRC to include seven provinces in order to capture population movement in the areas affected by conflict.

Situation Overview