Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Congo
19 April 2013: Since 19 November 2012, a cholera epidemic has ravaged the city of Pointe Noire in the Republic of Congo. Prior to the epidemic, heavy rains destroyed some 251 homes, damaged basic infrastructure and claimed the lives of four people. Nearly 1,000 people became internally displaced and many suffered outbreaks of diarrhoea – the main symptom of cholera. The disease quickly spread throughout Pointe...
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Mali, Nigeria, Sudan
Le Tchad confronté à un afflux de réfugiés venus du Nigeria (RFI, 21/05/2013)
Emergency Response Grows in Chad (VOA, 21/05/2013)
Chad Commits to an Acceleration of the Action Plan to End the Recruitment and Use of Child Soldiers (UN, 22/05/2013)
Sahel: millions need long-term support (OCHA, 22/05/2013)...
Sudan: Statement Attributable to Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos - Khartoum, Sudan, 23 May 2013 [EN/AR]Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Sudan, South Sudan (Republic of)
The purpose of my visit to Sudan was two-fold: first, to look at humanitarian operations in the country; and second – given the sometimes difficult relations between the Government of Sudan and the United Nations on humanitarian issues – to work to build trust and confidence so that we are in a stronger position to help meet the humanitarian needs of people in Sudan.
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
(Goma, 23 May 2013): Humanitarian Coordinator Moustapha Soumaré is calling for all parties to respect international humanitarian law after three people were killed and 14 wounded by shells dropped north-west of the city of Goma on 22 May.
On 22 May, three shells exploded in the crowded neighborhood of Ndosho, located in the north-west of the city of Goma killing...
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Jordan, Syrian Arab Republic
(Amman, 22 May 2013): The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has released US$9.8 million to support the establishment of a new camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan. There are more than 500,000 Syrian refugees in Jordan since March 2011, according to the Government.
The Jordanian Government has requested support from the UN to establish and service a new camp in Azraq...
Central African Republic: République centrafricaine - Revue de Presse Hebdomadaire du 13 au 20 mai 2013Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Central African Republic
Les Titres :
- Le Ministère de la Sante lutte contre la rougeole (RJDH-RCA, 20 mai 2013)
- Encore des armes de guerre récupérées par des éléments de la Seleka (RJDH-RCA, 20 mai 2013)
- Military police clash with Seleka rebels (NCA, 20 May 201 3)
- Rebels attack Central African Republic towns, killing at least 8 in continuing...
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Myanmar
(Yangon, 20 May 2013) Tropical Storm Mahasen weakened and dissipated on 17 May, with Rakhine State spared any serious impact, according to the latest assessments undertaken by humanitarian agencies. “The Government responded decisively and proactively to the threat of the storm, taking steps to address the needs of the most vulnerable and provide safety for those most at risk, in collaboration with humanitarian...
Bangladesh: Humanitarian community commends Bangladesh government for their preparedness on tropical storm MahasenSource: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Bangladesh
Dhaka, 19 May 2013 - While Tropical Storm Mahasen reached the coastline of Bangladesh on Thursday weaker than anticipated, the preparedness work undertaken by the Government and humanitarian partners saved countless lives.
Preliminary assessments from the Government indicate that some 1,280,000 people were affected with 13 lives lost. 10 districts were hit with in the wake of the storm. Early recovery...
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Sudan
WHO: Valerie Amos, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator
WHAT: Mission to Sudan
WHEN: 20 to 23 May 2013
WHERE: Khartoum & Darfur
The UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Valerie Amos, is scheduled to visit Sudan from 20 to 23 May.
During her mission, Ms. Amos...