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DRC HF News

2020

July 2020 - DRC HF 1st Standard allocation to reinforce emergency operations, and two Reserve allocations to respond to two provinces in crisis

In the face of increasing humanitarian needs exacerbated by recurrent crises and the coronavirus, the Humanitarian Coordinator for DRC, David McLachlan-Karr, announced an allocation of US$ 49 million to reinforce the emergency operations of humanitarian partners and two additional reserve allocations for two provinces in crisis; $ 4 million will be used to meet priority needs in Ituri, where the humanitarian situation has deteriorated in recent months; and an envelope of $ 2 million will be used to support ongoing operations, in view of the new Ebola virus disease epidemic declared in the province Equateur on 1 June, 2020.
See press release [FR]

 

April 2020 - DRC HF 1st Reserve allocation to support the response to COVID-19

In response to the expansion of the COVID-19 epidemic in the country, the Humanitarian Coordinator for DRC approved on Wednesday 15 April 2020 the launch of the first 2020 Reserve Allocation of $10 million through the DRC Humanitarian Fund.
See press release [FR]


2019 

November 2019 – DRC HF Reserve allocation to support response in Kamango

The Humanitarian Coordinator decided to grant $1.6 million to strengthen the humanitarian response in health, nutrition and protection to meet the needs of displaced persons who have taken refuge in Kamango following the violence in Mutwanga east of Beni (North Kivu). 

October 2019 – DRC HF Reserve allocation to complement the response to measles epidemic

The Humanitarian Coordinator decided to allocate $1.7 million to cover gaps in the response to the measles epidemic in the provinces of Haut-Katanga, Kasaï Oriental, Kongo Central and Maï-Ndombe.

July 2019 – DRC HF Reserve 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.

May 2019 – DRC HF Reserve 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 Reserve 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 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) 2019.

A standard allocation was launched in January 2019, through an envelope of $45.2 million, with the aim to contribute to the strategic objectives of the 2019 HRP. The envelope is intended to support the resettlement of returning populations in areas of return; risk mitigation; response to the protection needs of civilian populations, particularly women and children; early action in response to the cholera outbreak; and coordination activities.