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01 Apr 2015 description

Editorial: «Le Sahel, un espace menaçant et menacé»

Le Sahel n’est pas une région comme une autre. Longtemps considérée comme l’une des régions les plus pauvres au monde, le Sahel se trouve aujourd’hui simultanément confronté aux effets pervers du changement climatique, au terrorisme, à la montée en puissance du crime organisé transfrontalier, et à la prolifération d’armes et de milices, face à des pays dépourvus de capacités administratives, économiques, militaires, policières et douanières adéquates pour affronter ces multiples périls.

01 Apr 2015 description

Editorial: "The Sahel, a threatening and threatened space"

The Sahel is not a region like any other.

Long regarded as one of the poorest in the world, the Sahel is now simultaneously faced with the adverse effects of climate change, terrorism, the rise of cross-border organized crime, and the proliferation of weapons and militias, affecting countries lacking the required administrative, economic, military, police and customs capacity to deal with these multiple perils.

13 Dec 2012 description

WFP’s response to the food crisis in the Sahel

Drought in the Sahel region of West Africa brought hunger to millions for the third time in seven years.
The harvest has started in most areas and crop prospects are overall favorable. Neverthe-less, communities remain weakened after months of hardship during a lean season that was longer and more difficult than usual.

During the lean season when needs were greatest, WFP supported between five and six mil-lion people each month through nutrition and food security activities.

13 Jul 2011 description

Point sur les activités

En collaboration avec les Sociétés nationales de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge, le Comité international de la Croix-Rouge (CICR) a fourni une assistance humanitaire à 4,3 millions de déplacés internes dans 32 pays en 2010. Tous avaient dû fuir de chez eux en raison de conflits armés ou d'autres situations de violence. L'institution a alloué 200 millions de francs suisses aux activités menées en faveur des déplacés internes, soit 20 % du budget prévu pour les opérations du CICR en 2010.

14 Dec 2009 description

Hillary Rodham Clinton
Secretary of State
Georgetown University's Gaston Hall

06 Nov 2006 description
report Caritas

Cáritas. Madrid, 6 de noviembre de 2006.- A lo largo del pasado mes de octubre, el Equipo Directivo de Cáritas Española ha aprobado diversas partidas económicas por valor total de 466.811 euros para financiar diversos proyectos de ayuda en Africa y Asia.

11 Apr 2006 description

Jeddah : Tuesday, April 11, 2006 - The Board of Executive Directors of the Islamic Development Bank, which concluded its 237th session at the Bank's Headquarters in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on Monday 10/4/2006 after two days of deliberations, approved an amount totalling US$ 356 million for project financing and trade operations.

H.E. Dr Ahmed Mohammed Ali, IDB President, who chaired the session stated that the Board approvals included new development projects in Indonesia, Lebanon, Niger and Morocco.

18 Oct 2005 description
report Oxfam

The South Asian earthquake is the latest in a year of some of the worst disasters ever seen, yet governments have failed to respond adequately and lives have been lost as a result, said international agency Oxfam today.