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07 Dec 2016 description

(Dakar, le 7 décembre 2016): Les Nations Unies et les organisations non-gouvernementales partenaires ont lancé aujourd’hui, à Dakar, un appel de fonds d’un total de 2,66 milliards de dollars US afin d’apporter une aide d’urgence à 15 millions de personnes dans le besoin à travers huit pays de la région du Sahel.

07 Dec 2016 description

(Dakar, 7 December 2016): The United Nations and non-governmental partner organizations launched today in Dakar a US$ 2.66 billion appeal for aid to provide lifesaving assistance to 15 million people across eight countries in the Sahel region.

07 Dec 2016 description

Immense challenges face 150 million people across the Sahel. These include violent extremism, climate change and abject poverty, and a fourth – the demographic explosion that will see the region’s population double in the next twenty years – exacerbates the situation still further. Concerted action in terms of peace and security, trade, development, human rights and humanitarian action are required to help the region’s communities and their governments avert greater insecurity, poverty and migration, and instead reach a more stable and prosperous future.

05 Dec 2016 description

Les appels et plans de réponse dans 33 pays visent à aider 93 millions de personnes

05 Dec 2016 description
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Response plans and appeals in 33 countries aim to reach 93 million people in need

02 Dec 2016 description
  • As of 30 November 2016, UN-coordinated appeals and refugee response plans within the Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) require US$22.1 billion to meet the needs of 96.2 million humanitarian crisis-affected people in 40 countries. Together the appeals are funded at $11.4 billion, leaving a shortfall of $10.7 billion.

02 Dec 2016 description

Mathias Altmann, Christophe Fermanian , Boshen Jiao , Chiara Altare , Martin Loada and Mark Myatt
Emerging Themes in Epidemiology 2016 | DOI 10.1186/s12982-016-0052-0 | © The Author(s) 2016
Received: 23 March 2016 Accepted: 19 October 2016 Published online: 15 November 2016

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02 Dec 2016 description
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The IOM Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) has started tracking the movement of migrants in the regions of Gao and Segou (in Benena). Migrants, mostly from different sub-Saharan countries and West Africa in particular, travel long distances often facing harsh conditions and spending lots of money to reach their final destination.

Most of the migrants are believed to travel through the capital city, Bamako, to the strategically located town of Gao and Benena border, before heading towards Algeria, Niger or Libya, and finaly reach Europe for some of them.

01 Dec 2016 description

Global Overview NOVEMBER 2016

01 Dec 2016 description

Millet, maize, and sorghum are the most important food commodities for household consumption. Millet is the staple of the most vulnerable households, while maize and sorghum also contribute to the food basket of a majority of all households. Sankaryare market is the largest and most important market in Ouagadougou and supplies other markets within the country and region. Koudougou is located in one of the most populated areas in the country, where a majority of households depend on the market for their food needs. Djibo is in the highly vulnerable Sahelian zone.

01 Dec 2016 description

West Africa can be divided into three agro-ecological zones or three different trade basins (West Basin, Central Basin and East Basin). Both important for understanding market behavior and dynamics.

01 Dec 2016 description

Although challenges remain, ECOWAS has done well to implement the AU’s Peace and Security roadmap.

BY AMANDA LUCEY

30 Nov 2016 description

Highlights

  • Funding gaps are currently jeopardizing the implementation of all activities. Considering the current level of funding, three regions out of seven will be prioritized for the Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation (PRRO) and two provinces out of four will be targeted for Country Programme (CP).

Operational Updates

  • School year started in October but school feeding has not yet resumed because of delays in food delivery. Daily distribution of locally produced yogurt instead resumed in 20 schools.

29 Nov 2016 description
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Dakar / Ouagadougou, 25 novembre 2016 – Près de 2 000 cas de dengue ont été signalés au Burkina Faso depuis le mois d’août. Selon le ministère de la Santé, 18 personnes sont décédées (chiffres rapportés en date du 22 novembre). La majorité des cas sont concentrés dans la région centrale du pays, dans et autour de la capitale, Ouagadougou. The Alliance For International Medical Action (ALIMA), en collaboration avec SOS Médecins et Keoogo, a commencé à soutenir le ministère de la Santé le 18 novembre, suite à l’afflux de patients dans les structures hospitalières.

28 Nov 2016 description

Mauritania - La Mauritanie a ouvert un nouveau poste-frontière avec le Mali à Fassala Néré, à l’extrême sud-est du pays. L’inauguration du poste, qui a été construit par l’OIM dans la région d’Hodh ech Chargui, a eu lieu en présence de hauts responsables des autorités locales et de l’Ambassadeur du Japon en Mauritanie, Hisatsugu Shimizu.

28 Nov 2016 description
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BURKINA FASO

RECRUDÉSCENCE LA FIÈVRE DE LA DENGUE

Au 19 novembre, on comptait 1 716 cas présumés de dengue et 18 décès depuis le début de l’épidémie au début du mois de novembre. Certains des échantillons prélevés à l'Institut Pasteur de Dakar, au Sénégal, se sont révélés positifs pour la dengue. Afin d’aider les autorités sanitaires nationales à contenir l’épidémie, une équipe de deux virologues et deux entomologistes de l'Institut Pasteur ont été déployés.

RÉPUBLIQUE CENTRAFRICAINE

28 Nov 2016 description

BURKINA FASO

DENGUE FEVER ON THE RISE

As of 19 November, there were 1,716 suspected dengue fever cases and 18 deaths since the outbreak first erupted in the country in early November. Some of the samples taken for testing in Institut Pasteur de Dakar in Senegal have turned out positive for dengue. A team of two virologists and two entomologists from the Institut Pasteur has deployed to support the national health authorities contain the outbreak.

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC