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13 Oct 2017 description
report Concern Worldwide

Written by Kristin Myers

Despite global hunger levels falling, one in nine worldwide still face hunger. Here are the ‘ten hungriest’ countries according to the 2017 Global Hunger Index.

04 Feb 2014 description

Urgent aid to the Central African Republic also discussed at UNICEF Executive Board meeting

NEW YORK, 4 February 2014 – The European Union announced today that it has allocated €320 million ($431 million) through UNICEF to improve the health and nutrition of children and women in 15 developing countries and to help speed progress in meeting the Millennium Development Goals.

04 Feb 2014 description

La question d’une aide humanitaire d’urgence pour la République centrafricaine a également été discutée lors de la réunion du Conseil d’administration de l’UNICEF

NEW YORK, 4 février 2014 – L’Union européenne a annoncé aujourd’hui l’octroi de 320 millions d’euros (431 millions de dollars É.-U.) par l’intermédiaire de l’UNICEF pour améliorer la santé et l’alimentation des enfants et des femmes dans quinze pays en développement et pour permettre d’accélérer les progrès vers la réalisation des Objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement (OMD).

26 Oct 2013 description
report UN Volunteers

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme provides front-line assistance to grassroots communities in getting access to clean water, a resource central to sustainable development and poverty reduction.

UN Volunteers are active in many priority areas on which the International Year of Water Cooperation has been focusing the world’s attention.

Furthermore, UNV engages in joint operations with UN agencies in order to meet challenges in providing drinking water and sanitation in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

24 May 2012 description

Introduction

An excellent overview by Schnoebelen has shown that accusations of witchcraft have occurred in many situations of concern to UNHCR, for example amongst internally displaced in Northern Uganda and in refugee camps and settlements from South Africa through to Chad (2009). Accusations against children in refugee and IDP communities have also been a focus of particular attention in a recent report (Bussein et.al 2011).

18 Apr 2012 description
report World Bank

Introduction

Traditionally, sanitation has not received the priority it deserves. It has not been widely recognized how good sanitation policies and practices can underpin socio-economic development and environmental protection. This study provides an estimation of economic impacts on populations without access to improved sanitation in order to provide information on the losses to society of the current sanitation situation.

29 Sep 2010 description

National

-        L'atelier d'élaboration du Plan d'action humanitaire pour 2011 s'est ouvert ce 29 septembre à Kinshasa. Cette rencontre réunit plus d'une centaine de participants ? acteurs humanitaires, bailleurs de fonds, délégués des institutions étatiques ?

15 Sep 2010 description

National

- Le nombre total de personnes déplacées internes en RDC est passé de 1 908 165 en juillet à 1 977 012 en août 2010, soit une augmentation de l'ordre de 3,6%, selon les chiffres compilés par les différentes Commission Mouvement de Population des provinces.

08 Feb 2010 description

Contexte général

L'insécurité à l'Est de la RDC et l'escalade de l'atmosphère socio politique en Côte d'Ivoire retiennent notre attention cette semaine. En plus de cela, on note la persistance des crises habituelles y compris les épidémies. Les états membres continuent de recevoir l'appui de l'OMS pour la réponse principalement à travers les Clusters Santé.

28 Oct 2009 description

Faits marquants

- Le rapatriement volontaire des congolais provenant de la Zambie continue

- La protection des populations civiles est toujours une préoccupation dans le district du Bas-Uele

- Des pillages et des enlèvements par des éléments armés sont signalés dans le Sud-Kivu

Province du Katanga

- Les rapatriements volontaires des congolais en provenance de la Zambie continuent. Le 20 octobre dernier, le 35ème convoi a été accueilli à Lubumbashi.

20 Oct 2009 description
report UN General Assembly


GA/10873

Sixty-fourth General Assembly
Plenary
22nd & 23rd Meetings (AM & PM)

During Annual Debate on Africa, Speakers Cite Vital Importance Of Implementing Objectives of New Partnership for Africa's Development

14 Jul 2009 description

Nominations requested for the CERF Advisory Group

The Emergency Relief Coordinator (ERC) has formally invited all Member States to nominate candidates to serve as new members on the Advisory Group of CERF. The Secretary-General will select new experts to serve on the Advisory Group from a range of partners and stakeholders, including Member States, nongovernmental organizations, international organizations, practitioners, and academic and research institutions.

11 Aug 2005 description

"A 2020 Vision for Food, Agriculture, and the Environment" is an initiative of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) to develop a shared vision and consensus for action on how to meet future world food needs while reducing poverty and protecting the environment.

12 Dec 2003 description

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced an $800,000 grant to expand a public-private alliance with Foods Resource Bank (FRB) to address hunger through unique agricultural development programs in the developing world. The USAID-FRB alliance was formed in 2002 with an initial $500,000 grant.

21 Aug 2003 description


CCA Guidance for North East Africa Rainfall in Sep-Nov 2003 at One Month Lead

25 Jun 1999 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Bureau pour la Coordination des Affaires Humanitaires / IRIN
pour l'Afrique Centrale et de l'Est
Tél: +254 2 622 147
Télécopie: +254 2 622 129

25 Jun 1999 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129