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14 Aug 2018 description

RÉPUBLIQUE CENTRAFRICAINE
DES TRAVAILLEURS HUMANITAIRES HARCELÉS ET PILLÉS PRÈS DE KAGA BANDORO

14 Aug 2018 description
report Inter Press Service

by Adelheid Onyango and Bibi Giyose

Adelheid Onyango is Adviser for Nutrition at the World Health Organization’s Regional Office for Africa and Bibi Giyose is Senior Nutrition and Food Systems officer, and Special Advisor to the CEO of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD).

13 Aug 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• As of 28 June 2018, a total of 15,425 refugees from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) were registered at Kenani transit centre in the Luapula Province of Zambia.

• UNICEF and partners are supporting the Government of Zambia to provide life-saving services for all the refugees in Kenani transit centre and in the Mantapala permanent settlement area.

• More than half of the refugees have been relocated to Mantapala permanent settlement area.

13 Aug 2018 description

OVERVIEW

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 59 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:

  • Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • Cholera in Cameroon

  • Cholera in Tanzania

  • Humanitarian crisis in Central African Republic

  • Humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia.

13 Aug 2018 description

During the month of July 2018, 9,154 persons from South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Burundi and other countries, arrived in Uganda—the majority from DRC. The humanitarian situation remains unpredictable in South Sudan, DRC and Burundi.

Refugees from South Sudan report fleeing primarily out of fear of being killed by fighters from either side of the conflict inside the country, while those from DRC report interethnic clashes and fears related to the upcoming elections.

11 Aug 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights
- Lake Chad basin: Cholera platform is alerting on the situation (please refer to page 2 and 3).
- Nigeria: seven states affected with main concerns in Zamfara, Katsina and Kano. The situation has improved significantly in Adamawa and Bauchi (few sporadic cases).
- Niger: unprecedented outbreak in the Maradi region with 332 cases on week 30 affected Maradi city.
- Cameroon: three main outbreak in “Nord, littoral & Centre” regions with Douala and Yaoundé at risk.

07 Aug 2018 description

*Lieu : Localité Kirumbu en Chefferie de Bashali Mokoto, Territoire de Masisi – Nord Kivu *

Dates de l’intervention : Du 13 janvier 2018 au 16 mai 2018

Secteurs : → AME → Education

I. Contexte spécifique de la zone La localité de Kirumbu est située en chefferie Bashali Mokoto, territoire de Masisi. Cette localité a reçu des milliers de déplacés au cours du dernier trimestre de l’année 2017. Ces personnes déplacées fuyaient les affrontements entre rebelles Mai Mai dans les localités Mpati, Bweru, Kivuye, Muhanga, Kahira,etc.

06 Aug 2018 description

OVERVIEW

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 57 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

  • Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • Guinea worm in South Sudan

  • Cholera in Niger

  • Hepatitis E in Namibia

  • Humanitarian crisis in South Sudan.

02 Aug 2018 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Faisant partie de personnes les plus affectées en temps de déplacement, les enfants ont besoin d’un environnement qui leur permettre de vivre normalement. A Bunia, les enfants déplacés ont choisi le football qui est à la fois une activité de détente et de rapprochement communautaire.

  • La communauté humanitaire de la RDC se met à l’heure du nouvel indicateur ‘’genre et âge’’.
    Le nouveau guide du Comité permanent interagences réaffirme une inclusion du genre et de l’âge dans la programmation humanitaire.

30 Jul 2018 description

OVERVIEW

  • This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 54 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

  • The declaration of the end of the Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • Focus on the outbreaks in Nakivale refugee camp in Uganda

  • Monkeypox outbreak in Central African Republic

27 Jul 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights
- Nigeria: 469 cases at W27. Zamfara (129), Bauchi (115), and Kano (122) States are the most affected.
- Niger: outbreak in the Maradi region, 13 cases reported at W27. (see p.2)
- Cameroon: 2 outbreaks in the North Region and the Central Region (see p.2).
- D. R. Congo: 432 cases reported with high lethality. The Grand Kasaï region gathers more than half of the cases. The coordination challenges and weakness of community interventions explain the persistence of the outbreak.

25 Jul 2018 description

FOREWORD

In a complex and fast-changing world, we remain focused and resolute in pursuit of our goal – to provide the most appropriate, effective medicine in the harshest of environments. As well as responding to vital needs, our aid is born of a desire to show solidarity with people who are suffering, whether as a result of conflict, neglect or disease.

25 Jul 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • In June, UNICEF participated in the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Humanitarian Affairs Segment (HAS) side event focusing on nutrition and food security co-hosted by UNICEF, WFP and FAO - In June, 90,430 people were provided with essential household items, and shelter materials through the Rapid Response to Population Movement (RRMP).