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26 July 2019 – DRC HF Emergency allocation to respond to sudden changes in the humanitarian situation

The Humanitarian Coordinator pledged $20 million from the DRC HF to address the priority needs of people affected by the sudden increase in violence in Bunia, Djugu, Mahagi, Masisi and the Haut Plateau. Most of this funding will provide life-saving assistance for displaced and host families in Ituri ($2 million in Bunia and Baboa-Bakoe; $5.85 million in Djugu and Mahagi territories), North-Kivu ($2.8 million in Masisi territory), and South-Kivu ($4 million in Haut Plateau). In addition, a $2.5 million envelope will support the response to the measles epidemic (declared by the Minister of Public Health), and $2.5 million will serve to fund organisations with ongoing activities in Yumbi.
This funding will finally include a specific allocation to repair Tshikapa airstrip and the deployment of a Protection Capacity Advisor on GBV in Humanitarian Action.
 

May 2019 – DRC HF Emergency allocation (Non-HRP)

In the frame of a “system wide scale up” to respond to the aggravation of the Ebola virus disease (EVD), a $10 million envelope has been allocated to ensure the complementarity of ongoing projects in North-Kivu and Ituri.
 

February 2019 – DRC HF Emergency allocation 2019 for people affected in the province Mai-Ndombe

The Humanitarian Coordinator decided to allocate $1.4 million to support a multisector life-saving rapid response to the needs of the most vulnerable people affected by the interethnic conflict in Yumbi. This funding will cover specifically the clusters of Health, Nutrition, WASH and Protection.
 

January 2019 – DRC HF First standard allocation 2019 to support the address Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) updated in 2019.

After consulting the Advisory Board of the DRC Humanitarian Fund, the Humanitarian Coordinator decided to allocate a $ 45.2 million envelope to address priority needs in areas under the coordination of all four Comités Régionaux Inter-Organisations (CRIO). This allocation will enable more than 327,000 people to receive direct assistance and protection, which represents 2.5% of those targeted by the 2019 HRP. Others will be assisted indirectly through improved physical access and strengthening of humanitarian coordination.
 
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