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13 Dec 2019 description

2018/19 severe drought and current below-average forecast to drive significant assistance needs in 2020

13 Dec 2019 description

FAITS SAILLANTS (13 déc. 2019)

  • Au moins 600 000 personnes sont estimées être affectées par des inondations dans 12 provinces, causées par des pluies diluviennes survenues en octobre

  • Des besoins importants sont rapportés, en particulier dans les secteurs de l’eau, hygiène assainissement, abris/ articles ménagers essentiels, sécurité alimentaire et santé

13 Dec 2019 description

Faits saillants

• Au moins 600 000 personnes sont estimées être affectées par des inondations dans 12 des 26 provinces de la République Démocratique du Congo, causées par des pluies diluviennes survenues en octobre.

• Des besoins multisectoriels importants sont rapportés, en particulier dans les secteurs de l’eau hygiène assainissement, abris/ articles ménagers essentiels, sécurité alimentaire et santé.

12 Dec 2019 description

Tropical Cyclone Belna causes flooding in Madagascar, while heavy rain and flooding persist in East Africa

  1. Continued above-average rainfall has triggered flooding across eastern Africa. Heavy rain is forecast to continue next week maintaining high flood risk.

  2. Locust swarms continue to affect parts of Sudan, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somalia, and Yemen. The chance of a lotus outbreak has increased in north and eastern areas.

10 Dec 2019 description
report Caritas

Zongo, le 10 décembre 2019 (caritasdev.cd) : Selon l’évaluation multisectorielle réalisée du 22 au 23 novembre 2019 dans la Ville de Zongo, « au total, à ce jour, 6.855 ménages des 7 Aires de Santé sur les 11 que compte la Zone de Santé de Zongo sont affectés » par les inondations. Les victimes, enregistrées dans les deux Communes de Nzulu et Wango, représentent 27.418 personnes, sur une population estimée 138.000 habitants. Sept de huit quartiers de Zongo ont été touchés.

09 Dec 2019 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 63 events in the region. This week’s main articles cover key new and ongoing events, including:

Measles in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ebola virus disease in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Lassa fever in Liberia Humanitarian crisis in Burkina Faso.

05 Dec 2019 description

Flooding persists in parts of Uganda and Kenya, while South Africa remains dry

05 Dec 2019 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Hauts Plateaux de Fizi : L’assistance humanitaire s’adapte aux difficultés d’accès physique
  • Inondations à Shabunda et Mwenga : plus 9 000 sans-abris et d’importants dégâts matériels
  • Campagne de vaccination contre la rougeole à Fizi et Uvira : 98% de couverture vaccinale

APERÇU DE LA SITUATION

05 Dec 2019 description
  • Heavy rain has flooded 10 provinces in the DRC, with more wet conditions forecast over the coming days.
  • Nord and Sud Ubangui are among the most affected provinces and are also host to more than 130,000 Central African refugees.
  • 260,000 people are affected in these two provinces, with an estimated 35,000 houses and 100 schools or health centres damaged or destroyed and 700 water points flooded.
  • Affected people are being hosted by family or friends, in public buildings or in makeshifts shelters.
05 Dec 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

Total people in need 4.98 million
Total children (<18) in need 2.39 million
Total people to be reached 1.02 million
Total children to be reached 739,200

2020 programme targets

Nutrition

110,597 children aged 6 to 59 months affected by SAM admitted for treatment

Health

252,186 children vaccinated against measles

255,614 children accessing primary health care through UNICEF-supported outreach

WASH

02 Dec 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Renewed violence in North and South Kivu prompts new displacement and hinders humanitarian assistance efforts

  • An estimated 15.9 million people face acute food insecurity through December

  • Ongoing measles outbreak results in approximately 250,000 suspected cases and 5,110 related deaths as of November

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

02 Dec 2019 description

Flooding continues in parts of East and West Africa while Southern Africa and Lesotho remain dry

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Elevated river levels in the Congo River Basin have caused flooding along the Congo and DRC border.

  2. Several weeks of heavy rainfall have raised river levels in central and western Uganda, triggering floods.

  3. Above-average rainfall over the past couple of months has raised water levels in the Nile River and its tributaries, causing floods in Sudan and South Sudan.

02 Dec 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 20 au 27 novembre 2019.

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Plus de 160 470 personnes affectées par les inondations dans le Bas-Uélé, le Haut-Uélé et la Tshopo.

APERÇU DE LA SITUATION

02 Dec 2019 description

Depuis le mois d’octobre 2019, des pluies diluviennes ont provoquée des inondations majeures dans dix provinces de la République Démocratique du Congo: le Nord-Ubangi, le Sud-Ubangi, la Mongala, le Bas-Uele, le Haut-Uele, le Maniema , la Tshopo, le Kasaï, l’Equateur et Kinshasa. Le Nord-Ubangi et le Sud-Ubangi sont parmi les provinces les plus affectées.

29 Nov 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • More than 700,000 flood-affected people receive assistance in worst hit areas

  • Measles outbreak confirmed in Ikotos County, Eastern Equatoria

  • South Sudan: Three humanitarian workers killed

  • Amid rising concerns about mental health, increased suicide cases in Malakal Protection of Civilians site

  • South Sudan Humanitarian Fund allocates US$36 million to respond to life-saving needs

EMERGENCY RESPONSE

28 Nov 2019 description
  • Heavy rainfall affected several parts of the country (particularly the capital Kinshasa) on 25-26 November causing floods and triggering landslides, displacing 400,000 people.
  • According to media reports, as of 28 November, at least 41 people died in Kinshasa City area, most of them because of a landslide. In addition, more than 300 houses have been flooded in Lemba Municipality (Kinshasa District) and the bridge linking the Municipalities of Lemba and Ngaba collapsed.
27 Nov 2019 description
report EastAfrican

Kinshasa, At least 39 people died in flooding on Tuesday in Kinshasa, the capital of Democratic Republic of Congo, following torrential rains overnight that caused landslides near the University of Kinshasa, authorities said.

At one site on University Avenue, in a southern suburb, at least three houses and a road collapsed into a ravine. Chunks of concrete and metal roofing could be seen sticking out of the freshly turned orange earth, a Reuters witness said.

The vice governor of Kinshasa province, Néron Mbungu, said rescue workers were continuing to hunt for bodies.

26 Nov 2019 description
  • Torrential rain around the Ubangi and the Congo Rivers, in the North of the country have caused major floods. According to local authorities, these are the most significant floods in the last 25 years and the situation is expected to deteriorate, as the rainy season extends into December.