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20 Nov 2018 description
report UN News Service

A spokesperson for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has condemned any violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that could slow down the humanitarian response to the Ebola outbreak in the vast country’s north-east, following an attack on a UN base and nearby hotels housing UN staff, in the city of Beni on Friday.

20 Nov 2018 description

Ce rapport a été produit par OCHA RDC en collaboration avec les partenaires humanitaires. Il couvre la période du 1er au 16 novembre 2018. Un troisième rapport sera publié aux environs du 30 novembre pour présenter une mise à jour.

Faits saillants

  • Selon les sources officielles congolaises, 362 097 personnes sont retournées de l’Angola entre le 1er Octobre et le 10 novembre, alors qu’un nouvel afflux est à craindre.

20 Nov 2018 description
report World Vision

Key messages

Internal conflicts on the increase: At least 9 million people have been displaced within their borders as a result of inter-communal conflict and violence. This has been most notable in parts of Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan. This makes conflict, the largest driver of displacement – with children often witnessing or experiencing horrific violence, exploitation and abuse.

20 Nov 2018 description



20 Nov 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

KINSHASA, 20 novembre 2018Chaque 20 novembre, la communauté internationale célèbre la Journée Mondiale de l’Enfance. Cette année, la journée est portée sur l’accès à une éducation de qualité pour tous.

20 Nov 2018 description

High risk countries and potential impacts on food security and agriculture

In view of the potential impact of the 2018/19 El Niño on food security and agriculture, high risk countries in Southern Africa, Horn of Africa, Asia and the Pacific and Latin America should be prioritized for further monitoring, analysis and early action.

20 Nov 2018 description

Geneva – The World Health Organization is now using IOM’s innovative Security Communications and Analysis Network (SCAAN) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to support the security of its staff fighting the Ebola epidemic. The effectiveness of this innovative crisis communications system was demonstrated almost immediately.

20 Nov 2018 description


This week, 267 people arrived on the Aegean islands, a decrease from last week’s 571 arrivals and from last year’s 700 arrivals during the same period. The average daily arrivals this week equalled 38, compared to 82 in the previous week.

Population on the Islands

20 Nov 2018 description


Après Kinshasa et Goma, le Chef de la Division Police des Nations Unies (Police Adviser), le Gen. Luis CARRILHO s’est rendu à Beni les mercredi 14 et Jeudi 15 Novembre 2018.

En y effectuant le déplacement, le Gen. Luis CARRILHO a voulu toucher du doigt les réalités du terrain et les actions de la Police MONUSCO dans cette ville où la situation sécuritaire demeure très volatile, en plus de l’épidémie d’Ebola qui s’y est répandue.

20 Nov 2018 description

NOUKO GWENY ANGE Durant son séjour en République Démocratique du Congo, le Chef de la Division Police, le Gen. Luis CARRILHO s’est rendu à Goma, dans le Nord Kivu, pour toucher du doigt les réalités du terrain.

A son arrivée, il s’est rendu directement à la Base « Jambaar » de l’Unité Constituée de Police du Sénégal. Là-bas, les personnels de la Police des Nations Unies l’attendaient pour lui rendre les honneurs militaires, mais aussi le Réseau des Femmes UNPOL de la MONUSCO (RFUM), pour l’honorer à leur façon.

19 Nov 2018 description


Democratic Republic of the Congo

And from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the UN peacekeeping mission there (MONUSCO) reports that suspected Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) elements launched an attack on Friday evening in the area of Boikene, close to Beni in North Kivu Province. One civilian was reportedly wounded, and two homes and a civilian vehicle were destroyed. A member of the Indian Formed Police Unit stationed there was also lightly wounded.

19 Nov 2018 description

Child marriage in West and Central Africa is one of the biggest challenges in the region and has enormous adverse effects on education, health, including sexual and reproductive health, and on the overall development of adolescents and youth. This brochure provides recent data and analysis of child marriage in the region.

19 Nov 2018 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 53 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

19 Nov 2018 description

WFP continues to respond to the worst Ebola outbreak in DRC’s history, providing food assistance to prevent a further spread of the virus, and serving the wider humanitarian community with critical logistical support.


19 Nov 2018 description


Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) declared their tenth outbreak of Ebola in 40 years on 1 August 2018. The outbreak is centred in northeastern North Kivu province. With the number of cases surpassing 300, it is now the country's largest-ever Ebola outbreak.

Latest figures - information as of 18 November 2018; figures provided by DRC Ministry of Health




19 Nov 2018 description
report The Global Fund

19 November 2018

MAPUTO, Mozambique – The Global Fund joined partners at the launch of the World Malaria Report 2018 with a call to increase investments and renew efforts to accelerate progress in the fight against malaria in high burden countries.

The report by WHO shows that after more than a decade of unprecedented decline of malaria, reductions have stalled and, in some countries, the disease is on the rise.