- South Sudan Situation: Uganda Refugee Response Plan - Midyear Update, Jan-Jun 2017
- UNICEF Uganda Humanitarian Situation Report - 1-30 September 2017
- FEWS NET Uganda: Key Message Update, September 2017
Appeals & Funding
- Uganda: 2017 Refugee Humanitarian Needs Overview - South Sudan, Burundi and DRC Refugee Response Plans
- 2017 South Sudan Regional Refugee Response Plan Revised (May 2017)
- Horn of Africa cross-border drought action plan 2017: Required response to safeguard livestock-based livelihoods in cross-border areas of Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan and Uganda, March – June 2017
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2017
- East Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
- Tanzania: Earthquake - Sept 2016
- South Sudan: Cholera Outbreak - Jul 2016
- Uganda: Yellow Fever Outbreak - Apr 2016
- Uganda: Measles Outbreak - Aug 2013
- Uganda: Cholera Outbreak - May 2013
- Uganda: Floods - May 2013
- Uganda: Marburg Fever Outbreak - Oct 2012
- Uganda: Ebola Outbreak - Jul 2012
- Uganda: Landslides - Jun 2012
FIDH Recommendations to the Ninth Session of the Assembly of States Parties to the Statute of the International Criminal Court, 6-10 December 2010
At the eve of the opening of the Ninth Session of the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) to the Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), FIDH is publishing its position paper putting forward specific recommendations to the ASP.
Significant developments have taken place since the Eighth session of the Assembly held towards the end of 2009. Throughout 2010, the Court continued to operate in four situations, namely: Uganda, the …
UNHCR operational highlights
- UNHCR Assistant High Commissioner, Ms Lim, visited DRC, especially Nord and Sud Kivu operations, during this month.
- EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
The Central African Republic (CAR) faced several and different humanitarian challenges in 2010. The number of IDPs in the country rose from 168,000 at the beginning of the year to some 192,000. The increase mainly stemmed from new violence in parts of the north as well as linked to attacks by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) in the east. The main focus remained though on the north-west where the situation is unchanged and of continuing humanitarian concern even if individual and ad hoc return took place in a number of places.
- RESUME EXECUTIF
La République démocratique du Congo continue à être confrontée à une crise humanitaire de très grande ampleur, bien que la grande majorité du territoire demeure stable et que les relations avec les pays voisins aient pu être consolidées en 2010.
Cette crise est principalement la conséquence de conflits armés et de violences armées qui perdurent dans l'est et le nord-est du pays.
?? Une mission inter agences s'est rendue à Ango, dans le Bas-Uele avec l'aide de la MONUSCO.
?? La situation humanitaire reste précaire à Opienge, où l'on attend des déplacés venant de Balobe.
?? Les exactions des militaires stoppent le rapatriement spontané des réfugiés congolais venant du Sud-Soudan.
PROTECTION BY PRESENCE
UNHCR offices in DRC: 1 Regional Representation in Kinshasa, 1 Office of the Coordinator of the East in Goma, 3 Sub-offices (Bukavu, Goma and Lubumbashi), 11 Field offices (Baraka, Uvira, Bunia, Kimpese, Moba, Kalemie, Kitchanga, Lubero, Dungu, Masisi and Pweto), and 3 antennas (Beni, Kisangani and Rutshuru)
- Repatriation from the DRC (refugees)
- Repatriation to the DRC (Congolese nationals) - by country of asylum
- Repatriation to the DRC (Congolese nationals) - by Province of return
This paper is about the reality of repatriation for Sudanese refugees in a context of political upheaval, a fluctuating security situation and a demanding economic environment. After decades in exile, almost a quarter of a million officially registered refugees in Uganda and similar numbers of unregistered refugees are considering the prospect of returning to Sudan. And many have already done so.
Les agissements des rebelles ougandais de la Lra (Armée de résistance du seigneur) continuent de frapper les civils riverains de la Province Orientale. Dans le cadre de différents épisodes survenus au cours des deux dernières semaines, un civil a été tué et huit autres enlevés par les rebelles ougandais, indiquent mardi des sources humanitaires de l'Onu, précisant que les attaques se sont vérifiées dans les régions de Dungu et Niangara, dans le district du Haut-Uélé.
Video Highlights New Hope for Children Affected by HIV and AIDS as U.S. Efforts to Empower African Community Groups Pay Off
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The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has registered progress in its efforts to bring peace and stability to the eastern part of the country, not least by building on its rapprochement with its neighbours.
L'ONU n'a reçu que 6,6 milliards de dollars sur l'appel de fonds de 11,2 milliards réclamé pour l'année 2010 dans le monde. Ces appels ont été financés à hauteur de 59 %.
Dans ce lot, les appels pour l'Afghanistan, le Tchad, le Soudan, la République démocratique du Congo ou Haïti ont été bien financés.
Updated - Friday 26 November 2010
Authors: Lucrezia Koestler, Andreas G Koestler, Marius A Koestler
Life-cycle costs of rural water systems have until now been poorly documented and paid little attention to. Most actors such as donors, NGOs, governments and other stakeholders tend to focus on the capital costs and do not know what it costs to run and maintain systems over time.
Addis Ababa/Nairobi, 25 November 2010 -The major challenges facing Africa's water resources have been laid out in striking clarity in a new atlas compiled by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
GULU, 25 November 2010 (IRIN) - High poverty levels and a lack of awareness are among factors preventing parents in parts of northern Uganda from accessing timely care and treatment for their children suffering from a widespread viral cancer, Burkitt's lymphoma.
The disease is a malignant tumour associated with the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) that is endemic to central parts of Africa and New Guinea.
Following two decades of conflict, violence against women remains a challenge to recovery in Uganda. By providing key life skills, and knowledge in agricultural production and nutrition - FAO's Farmer Field and Life Schools help address the root causes of gender-based violence.
At the centre of a devastating civil conflict from 1986 to 2006 , Northern Uganda remains one of the poorest regions in the country, with 64% of its population unable to meet basic needs - twice as high as the national average.
BMC International Health and Human Rights 2010, 10:29 doi:10.1186/1472-698X-10-29
Published: 24 November 2010
In many low and middle income countries, the private sector is becoming an increasingly important source of health care, filling gaps where no or little public health care is available. However, knowledge on the private sector providers is limited.
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release
November 24, 2010
TEXT OF A LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT
TO THE CHAIRMEN AND RANKING MEMBERS OF
THE HOUSE AND SENATE COMMITTEES ON APPROPRIATIONS,
THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS, AND THE
(Washington, November 24, 2010) - President Barack Obama should move swiftly to implement a strategy released on November 24, 2010, to stop atrocities committed by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) and help affected communities rebuild, a coalition of seven human rights groups said today.
PADER-NAIROBI, 23 November 2010 (IRIN) - Polio prevention efforts have been increased in Uganda and neighbouring Kenyan districts after a case was confirmed in Bugiri District, in eastern Uganda.
Uganda's Ministry of Health and partners on 20 November launched a three-day, house-to-house polio immunization campaign in 48 districts targeting children younger than five.
In the northern Ugandan district of Pader, community immunization teams trekked to villages housing former internally displaced persons (IDPs).
"Mothers are happy, instead of moving to [the] immunization …