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24 May 2019 description

Priorité 1 : Appui aux zones de retour : accompagner la réinstallation des populations retournées, ainsi que garantir l’assistance humanitaire aux communautés encore déplacées et aux communautés d’accueil.

Priorité 2 : Atténuation des risques et réponse aux besoins en matière de protection de la population civile, en particulier les femmes et les enfants.

Priorité 3 : Action précoce face aux épidémies de choléra, pour développer des capacités de réponse rapide et précoce aux nouvelles épidémies.

Objectifs transversaux : Accès physique et Coordination*

24 May 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

R. D. Congo: The number of cases slightly decreased from 447 to 402 cases between week 18 and week 19. The largest outbreaks are still concentrated in South Kivu (161) and Haut Katanga (78). In Tanganyika. In Tanganyika, the number of cholera cases decreased by almost half from 113 to 56 cases between weeks 18 and 19.

Nigeria: Suspicious cases remain concentrated in the states of Bayelsa (41) and Kano (6). Since the beginning of the year, 579 suspected cases have been reported, including 24 recorded deaths.

21 May 2019 description

CAMEROUN

DES MILLIERS DE PERSONNES DÉPLACÉES SUITE À DE NOUVELLES ATTAQUES

19 May 2019 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 71 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

16 May 2019 description
infographic UN Children's Fund

Situation - Key Numbers

1.26 million Internally Displaced persons (IDPs) (OCHA, HRP 2019)

7.5 million children in need of humanitarian assistance (OCHA, HRP 2019)

1.4 million Children are suffering from Sever Acute malnutrition (DRC Cluster Nutrition, Jan. 2019)

8,060 cases of cholera reported since January 2019 (Ministry of Health)

49,942 suspect cases of measles reported since January 2019 (Ministry of Health)

Key Highlights

15 May 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• Executive Director (ED) Henrietta Fore visited the Democratic Republic of the Congo to see first-hand the extent of the ongoing humanitarian crisis.
UNICEF’s ED and Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock, highlighted the urgent need of funds to meet the needs of children, families, and vulnerable communities.
The two officials visited a women’s care center in Goma, displacement camps in Bunia, and Ebola treatment facilities in Beni and Butembo.

15 May 2019 description

Washington, May 15, 2019 – There were at least 973 attacks on health workers, health facilities, health transports and patients in 23 countries in conflict in 2018, the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition reported today. At least 167 health workers died and at least 710 were injured. This marks an increase in the number of documented attacks compared to 2017, when the coalition reported 701 such instances.

14 May 2019 description

Since 1 May, attacks and clashes between armed groups and Congolese security forces triggered the displacement of more than 12,000 people in Nord Kivu and Ituri provinces in eastern DRC. Although exact numbers and humanitarian needs of newly displaced people are unknown, they add to more than 100,000 people who were displaced in Nord Kivu in April. Food, WASH, health, protection and shelter are reported as imminent needs of displaced people, who currently rely on host communities to meet their most basic needs.

Anticipated scope and scale

12 May 2019 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 68 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:

10 May 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

DR Congo: The number of cholera cases has decreased since week 12. However, endemic provinces in the East (Haut- Katanga, Tanganyika, South and North Kivu) remain affected with 313 cases (88.4%) out of 354 cases.

Nigeria: The number of suspected cases has increased considerably since week 13. During week 16, these suspected cases remain mainly concentrated in Bayelsa (95 cases) and Ondo (1 cases which are States not used to cholera in past years.

09 May 2019 description

Ce rapport a été produit par OCHA Bunia en collaboration avec les partenaires humanitaires. Il est publié par OCHA et couvre la période du 25 avril au 07 mai 2019.

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Près de 12 000 personnes ont fui les incursions des présumés ADF à Tchabi.

  • Plus de 7 000 retournés à Sayo attendent une assistance.

  • Aide nutritionnelle en faveur de quelque 3 500 réfugiés sud-soudanais dans l’Ituri et le Haut-Uele.

APERÇU DE LA SITUATION

09 May 2019 description

Ce rapport a été produit par OCHA Kalemie et Lubumbashi en collaboration avec les partenaires humanitaires. Il est publié par OCHA et couvre la période du 01 au 09 mai 2019.

FAITS SAILLANTS

2,2 millions de dollars du Fonds Humanitaire pour la riposte à l’épidémie de choléra dans la région du sudest

APERÇU DE LA SITUATION

07 May 2019 description

Situation Overview

In 2018, 119,919 new refugees from the DRC sought safety in Uganda. In order to address growing concerns about the accuracy and reliability of refugee data used for programming and assistance, as well as fundraising, the Government of Uganda and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency jointly launched in March 2018 a biometric verification of all refugees, including for Congolese, with 1.15 million refugees identified as present in the country by October 2018.

06 May 2019 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 67 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:

02 May 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• UNICEF’s response to the North Kivu and Ituri Ebola outbreak can be found on a biweekly basis in the Ebola specific situation reports: https://www.unicef.org/appeals/drc_sitreps.html

• There has been a 336 per cent increase of suspected measles cases since January (from 6,839 to 29,820 cases). The number of deaths has risen from 71 in January to 583 by the end of February. Response preparations under the Expanded Immunization Programme have been initiated.

02 May 2019 description

Kinshasa, 26 juillet 2018 FCH/D (2018)

I. Contexte

La République démocratique du Congo connait régulièrement des épisodes épidémiques de choléra aussi bien dans la partie Est du pays que dans sa partie Ouest. Entre le début de l'année 2018 et le 25 juin (semaine 25), le Programme National d'Élimination du Choléra et de lutte contre les autres Maladies Diarrhéiques (PNECHOL-MD) a recensé 12.726 cas de choléra sur l'ensemble du territoire de la République démocratique du Congo, dont 407 décès, soit un taux de létalité de 3,2 %

02 May 2019 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

• Des pluies torrentielles emportent le pont Mbitsi, accès humanitaire réduit à plus de 110 000 personnes

• 12 000 nouveaux déplacés à Kamango et Nobili suite aux récentes incursions des groupes armés

APERÇU DE LA SITUATION

29 Apr 2019 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 68 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including: