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DR Congo - Situation Report N°8 : Complex Emergency in the Kasai Region (22 June 2017)

HIGHLIGTHS

  • Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O'Brien has declared that the situation in the Kasai region is a Corporate Emergence for OCHA.
  • OCHA's Director of Operations, Mr. John Ging, visited Kananga on 9 June, where he met affected civilians and humanitarian actors.
  • The Humanitarian Coordinator, Mamadou Diallo, on 22 June approved USD $2 million to be disbursed from the Humanitarian Fund for assistance in protection and education.
  • Some 56,000 newly displaced persons have been registered in the town of Tshikapa (Kasai province) since the last report.
  • Some 500 girls and boys used as combatants or "human shield" by militias and 600 cases of gender-based violence (GBV), reported since August 2016.
Operation(s)/Espace(s) web: 
Organisation(s): 
Bureau de la coordination des affaires humanitaires des Nations Unies
Date de publication initiale: 
19 juin 2017
Type de document: 
Rapport de Situation
Lieu(x): 
Lomami
Kasaï-Oriental
Sankuru
Kasaï-Central
Kasaï
Thème(s): 
Information du Public et Plaidoyer
Section information publique
Bureaux de coordination: 
Kinshasa