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Kasai Flash Appeal - Sept 2017
14 Sep 2017
Description: DRC has the second largest intact block of rainforest in the world. It covers more than half of the remaining rainforest in the Congo Basin. As one of the least developed countries in the world, economic development is a top priority and the country’s forests are under increasing threat. DRC’s loses almost half a million hectares of forest each year, putting it in the top ten worldwide in terms area lost.
11 Sep 2017
21 Aug 2017
Description: Remarks to the Security Council by Ms. Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, on recent visit to Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of the Congo during session on Peace and Security in Africa.
10 Aug 2017
Description: Violence in the Kasai provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo is of grave concern. The UN Human Rights Office in a report warns that the atrocities, which have seen more than 251 people killed in one territory - the Kamonia territory in Kasai - in a period of four months, could amount to crimes under international law.
04 Aug 2017
Description: Months of fighting in the Central African Republic have led to rising numbers of children killed and raped, as well as people forcefully displaced - UN aid officials warned.
18 Jul 2017
Description: The traumatic experiences of her rape triggered behavioural changes in Dimeze. She started to hit her children, no longer cared for them, and would throw stones at people on the streets. She was only able to talk about her rape with PAIF staff, who helped her overcome her depression.
14 Jul 2017
Description: Shukuru’s world came crashing down on her when she was raped shortly after her husband died. Utterly impoverished, she learnt how to make doughnuts with PAIF. Now she and her children live off the proceeds from selling snacks.
14 Jul 2017
Description: Thousands of people continue to flee fighting in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Kasai Region. Some have sought shelter in neighbouring provinces following attacks on their homes. They arrive tired and hungry after walking for weeks in search of safety.
Read more: http://www.unhcr.org/news/briefing/2017/7/596db81b4/car-violence-driving-refugees-northern-drc-local-communities-stretched.html
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14 Jul 2017
Description: Statement to the media by H.E. Mr. Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, on the situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
11 Jul 2017
Description: Daily Briefing: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Colombia, Srebrenica, Iraq, Syria, Gaza, Migration, Climate, World Population Day, Jerusalem
Briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
-POLITICAL PARTIES IN DR CONGO AND INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS MUST BE MOBILIZED TO PUT AGREEMENT BACK ON TRACK – U.N. OFFICIAL
-NEW U.N. MISSION IN COLOMBIA WILL MONITOR REINTEGRATION OF FARC-EP
-U.N. MARKS 22ND ANNIVERSARY OF SREBRENICA MASSACRE
RECOVERY OF MOSUL A TURNING POINT IN IRAQ CONFLICT – U.N. RIGHTS OFFICIAL
-WATER SITUATION IN SYRIAN CITY OF MENBIJ IMPROVES, U.N. STILL CONCERNED FOR SAFETY OF CIVILIANS IN RAQQA
-GDP IN GAZA HAS DECREASED OVER PAST DECADE – U.N. REPORT
-LESS THAN 0.5 PER CENT OF ADULTS WORLWIDE ARE PREPARING TO MIGRATE ABROAD - U.N MIGRATION AGENCY
-U.N. PARTNERSHIP WITH LEADING BANKS SEEKS TO BOOST CLIMATE FIRENDLY INVESTMENTS
-ON WORLD POPULATION DAY, U.N. SPOLIGHTS ROLE OF FAMILY PLANNING TO EMPOWER PEOPLE, DEVELOP NATIONS
-U.N. DEEPLY CONCERNED ABOUT PLANS FOR ADDITIONAL SETTLEMENTS IN JERUSALEM
Full Highlights: https://www.un.org/sg/en/content/ossg/noon-briefing-highlight?date%5Bvalue%5D%5Bdate%5D=11+July+2017
11 Jul 2017
Description: An Ebola outbreak in the remote north of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been declared over in record time. Teams from the Ministry of Health, the World Health Organization and other Partners were sent to the affected area as soon as first cases of the virus were detected and worked with affected communities to bring the outbreak under control.
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02 Jul 2017