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15 Jan 2018 description
Authorities of Angola's Lunda Norte Province have received guarantees that political stability in DRC's Kasai region will enable the more than 31,000 Congolese refugees to return home.
01 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
Almost 58 per cent of these births will take place in five countries. UNICEF calls on governments and partners to maintain and expand their efforts to save millions of children’s lives by providing proven, low-cost solutions.
13 Dec 2017 description
At least 21,116 citizens from Democratic Republic of Congo are based in Angola’s Lunda Norte province. The group comprises 5,342 men, 5,788 women, and 9,986 children.
28 Nov 2017 description
As the board of Gavi meets this week, MSF is calling on the vaccine alliance to ensure sustainable access to lifesaving vaccines by putting children’s health at the centre of its funding model.
27 Nov 2017 description
Normal to above-normal rainfall is predicted for January to March 2018. While conducive to agricultural production, the rains will inevitably lead to flooding, and tropical cyclones will likely affect Indian Ocean countries.
14 Nov 2017 description
The region faces a major displacement crisis with 10.7 million people uprooted by the end of September 2017, and this figure expected to rise in the months ahead.
02 Nov 2017 description
report Save the Children
The disease claimed 920,000 young lives in 2015. That represents two fatalities every minute of every day – more than diarrhoea, malaria and measles combined, says Save the Children.
08 Sep 2017 description
Entire villages have been burnt down and civilians are in a dire situation as basic services have stopped and lawlessness prevails. Hundreds of children have been separated from their parents.
15 Aug 2017 description
More than 33,000 Congolese refugees are being moved from overcrowded reception centers in northern Angola to a newly established settlement in Lóvua – some 100 km further inland.
04 Aug 2017 description
Parmi ces victimes figurent 62 enfants, dont 30 avaient moins de 8 ans, indique un communiqué du Haut-Commissariat des Nations unies aux droits de l'homme publié ce vendredi à Genève.
03 Jul 2017 description
Since April, some 31,000 refugees have arrived in Angola’s Lunda Norte province, fleeing violent attacks in the DRC’s Kasai region. The number of refugees could reach 50,000.
26 Jun 2017 description
While the influx of refugees continues, protection assessments confirm brutal violence, with women and children arriving with severe wounds and reporting harassment, rape and killings.
20 Jun 2017 description
Various actors are fuelling ethnic hatred, resulting in extremely grave, widespread and apparently planned attacks against civilians, High Commissioner Zeid told the UN Human Rights Council today.
12 Jun 2017 description
Since April, some 30,000 refugees have already arrived in Angola, fleeing violent attacks in the Kasai region. With 300-500 refugees arriving daily, the number could reach 50,000.
09 Jun 2017 description
“Providing support to those states that are still implementing key actions of the Convention is as important today as it was 20 years ago. It is a humanitarian imperative,” said Ambassador Hajnoczi.
30 May 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
More than 9,000 children who have arrived at two temporary reception centres in northern Angola need urgent support, including access to food, safe drinking water and sanitation.
17 May 2017 description
Des risques épidémiques importants sont rapportés en raison de l’effondrement du système de surveillance épidémiologique consécutif à la fuite du personnel soignant vers les grandes villes.
12 May 2017 description
The recent arrivals fleeing violence in the DRC include people with severe wounds and burn injuries, who have been transferred to a local hospital to receive urgent medical attention. About 70 people are being treated.
30 Apr 2017 description
Humanitarian assistance will be distributed in the Dundo area, where refugees have been accommodated in makeshift reception centres since early April, including some 4,000 children.
28 Apr 2017 description
With some 1.17 million internally displaced as of 27 April, priorities for humanitarian intervention include food security, access to healthcare and protection, including 4,000 children separated from their families.