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  • 15 July 2013 - Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General United Nations 15 Jul 2013
  • Uganda unprepared for influx of DRC refugees IRIN 15 Jul 2013 -- Some 66,000 Congolese refugees have crossed into Uganda in recent days, following fighting between Ugandan rebel group Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) and the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) national army (FARDC). Their arrival has left the Ugandan government and humanitarian agencies struggling to meet the refugees' needs amid funding challenges.
  • DR Congo clashes leave at least 130 people dead Iran Press TV 15 Jul 2013 -- Clashes between army forces and rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have left at least 130 people dead, including 10 soldiers, the government says.
  • DR Congo: UN blue helmets on 'high alert' as M23 rebels advance towards Goma UN News Centre 15 Jul 2013 -- United Nations peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are on high alert today and stand ready to use force to protect civilians in Goma from an advancing rebellion by the March 23 movement (M23), the top UN official in the country said, urging all parties to exercise restraint.
  • Amid rapid influx of Congolese refugees, UN rushes emergency aid to Uganda UN News Centre 15 Jul 2013 -- The United Nations refugee agency is today sending an emergency shipment of tents, blankets and sleeping mats as part of its efforts to assist some 66,000 refugees who have sought safety in western Uganda over the last five days after fleeing fighting in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
  • DRC Says 120 Rebels Killed in East VOA 15 Jul 2013 -- The Democratic Republic of Congo says its forces have killed 120 rebels and captured another dozen in fighting in North Kivu province.
  • New returnees in South Sudan living on the margins IRIN 15 Jul 2013 -- Benjamin Mogga heads the community protection committee (CPC) in Aru, a dusty South Sudanese town hugging the road between Juba and the Ugandan border. He volunteered for the position three years ago and is responsible for the more than 200 returnees in his area, helping them reintegrate into the community and ensuring that they have access to justice. It has not been an easy job.
  • Nearly 200 civilians wounded in South Sudan tribal clashes Iran Press TV 15 Jul 2013 -- Nearly 200 civilians have been injured in violent clashes between rival tribes in South Sudan's largest state, a UN official says.
  • South Sudan: UN, partners reach stranded civilians in Jonglei amidst more violence UN News Centre 15 Jul 2013 -- The United Nations and its humanitarian partners in South Sudan have for the first time this year gained access to areas in Pibor County where thousands of people have been stranded in the swampy bush, a senior UN official said, urging communities there to "halt the cycle of violence" that has killed and displaced civilians in Jonglei state.
  • In Lebanon, UN officials get first-hand look at plight of Palestinian refugees from Syria UN News Centre 15 Jul 2013 -- Senior United Nations officials learned about the many hardships facing Palestinian refugees from Syria during a recent visit to a camp in southern Lebanon, as well as the difficulties facing the UN agency assisting them owing to lack of funding.
  • Central Asia: Security Council lauds UN regional centre's preventive diplomacy efforts UN News Centre 15 Jul 2013 -- The Security Council today reaffirmed the importance of the use of preventive diplomacy and early warning mechanisms to assist in the peaceful settlement of disputes, and acknowledged the role of the United Nations regional office in assisting countries in Central Asia to respond to threats and challenges.

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