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13 Dec 2017 description
report Oxfam

Millions of people facing severe hunger and acute malnutrition in one of the worst hit areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo risk having life-saving aid cut if donors do not plug a hole in the aid budget, Oxfam warned today.

Tens of thousands of people have already had their food rations cut and Oxfam’s aid work in Kasai, which aims to help 180,000 people, may have to close when funding runs out in March.

12 Dec 2017 description
  • In October, some 2,300 Burundian refugees and asylum seekers were newly recorded in the region.
  • In Tanzania, no Burundian asylum seekers were recorded in October 2017.
  • In Rwanda, the number of Burundian refugee arrivals has more than doubled from previous months (1,150 arrivals registered). This includes 42 Burundian refugees who have passed through DRC and Tanzania.
11 Dec 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • IASC activates a six-month systemwide L3 response in DRC

  • USUN Ambassador Nikki R. Haley travels to DRC to observe humanitarian conditions

  • Crisis-level food insecurity to persist through May 2018 in some conflictaffected areas

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

11 Dec 2017 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 50 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

  • Declaration of end of Marburg virus disease outbreak in Uganda
  • Influenza A H1N1 in Ghana
  • Listeriosis in South Africa
  • Cholera in Zambia
  • Dengue fever in Senegal
  • Humanitarian crisis in South Sudan.

11 Dec 2017 description

Kinshasa – Over the past year, the humanitarian situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has deteriorated at an alarming rate. IOM, the UN Migration Agency is appealing for USD 75 million to urgently meet the growing needs of displaced Congolese and the communities hosting them in the eastern and south-central provinces of North and South Kivu, Tanganyika and the Kasai.

07 Dec 2017 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

• Le faible niveau de financements humanitaires aura été un défi majeur en 2017

• Maniema, Sud-Kivu et Tanganyika face à la crise à leurs limites communes

• Les contraintes budgétaires fragilisent sensiblement l’action humanitaire dans le Nord-Kivu.

RDC : Anatomie d’une crise humanitaire aiguë

06 Dec 2017 description

Les Nations Unies ont célébré hier, 5 décembre, la Journée internationale des volontaires.

En 2017, plus de 400 Volontaires des Nations Unies se sont engagés dans des projets d'aide au développement, des opérations humanitaires et de maintien de la paix dans 25 localités différentes à travers la RDC.

06 Dec 2017 description

Faits saillants

  • Mouvements de population continus et retours timides en Territoire de Fizi

  • Les premiers réfugiés burundais sont arrivés sur le nouveau site de Mulongwe

Aperçu de la situation

06 Dec 2017 description

Cholera has disappeared from industrialized countries for decades. Yet simple to prevent, treat and eliminate, “dirty hands disease” affects 3 to 4 million people and kills nearly 100,000 people each year because they lack access to safe drinking water and sanitation.

06 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

ACTU – Organisation d’une exposition photographique sur l’eau et l’environnement à Bukavu par UNICEF, en collaboration avec l’Institut Français et la Coopération Suisse.

06 Dec 2017 description

Nowhere have more people been forced to flee in the first six months of this year than in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo), according to a major report released today by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC).

“It’s a mega crisis. The scale of people fleeing violence is off the charts, outpacing Syria, Yemen and Iraq,” said the Norwegian Refugee Council’s (NRC) Country Director in DRC, Ulrika Blom.

05 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Monique, 32, lives in Diulu Commune in the heart of the city of Mbuji-Mayi, capital of Kasai-Oriental province. She had to attend the burial of her husband, aged 45, following the cholera epidemic in Ngandajika territory, Lomami Province, 80 km from the city of Mbuji-Mayi.

05 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

SANTE – Monique, âgée de 32 ans, réside dans la commune de Diulu en plein cœur de la ville de Mbuji Mayi, chef-lieu de la province du Kasaï-Oriental. Elle a du assister à l’enterrement de son mari, âgé de 45 ans, suite à l’épidémie du choléra dans le territoire de Ngandajika, Province de Lomami, à 80 kilomètres de la ville de Mbuji Mayi.

Une intervention salvatrice

04 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Focus on the situation report of the cholera epidemic in Sila and Salamat health regions - Eastern Chad as of Nov.15th 2017

We have observed an important decrease of cholera incidence over the few weeks from Salamat Health region. No additional case were reported from Sila Health region, since Oct. 4th. At the back of the bulletin, you'll find graphs describing the situations and the remaining challenges and gaps. The sitrep (in french) is accessible online directly.

01 Dec 2017 description

Faits saillants

  • La Zone de santé de Fataki en alerte nutritionnelle.

  • Médecins Sans Frontières quitte le Territoire d’Irumu, se repositionne à Kisangani et dans les Uélé.

Aperçu de la situation

01 Dec 2017 description
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The Global Humanitarian Overview

  • Is the world’s most comprehensive, authoritative and evidence-based assessment of humanitarian needs;

  • Is based on detailed analysis of wide-ranging data from many different sources, and face-to-face interviews with hundreds of thousands of people directly affected by humanitarian crises across the globe;

01 Dec 2017 description

Faits saillants

  • Environ 3 700 réfugiés congolais arrivés en Zambie, entre les 16 octobre et 28 novembre 2017

  • La zone minière de Fungurume en alerte de choléra

Aperçu de la situation

01 Dec 2017 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 48 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:
- Microcephaly in Angola
- Cholera in Zambia
- Dengue fever in Burkina Faso
- Humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Humanitarian crisis Nigeria
- Yellow fever in Nigeria

29 Nov 2017 description

Alors que plusieurs organisations politiques et de la société civile appellent à des manifestations sur l’ensemble du territoire de la République démocratique du Congo ce jeudi 30 novembre, la MONUSCO réaffirme son attachement au respect des droits de l’homme et à l’expression pacifique des opinions.