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28 Jul 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

by Hélene Komerwa

« Tous ensemble » pour sauver les adolescents contre le VIH et la tuberculose

Le ministre de la Santé publique de la République Démocratique du Congo (RDC), Félix Kabange Numbi a lancé officiellement samedi à Kinshasa au siège du PNMLS (Programme National Multisectoriel de Lutte contre le Sida) l’initiative « All In ou Tous ensemble » pour la riposte au VIH et à la tuberculose en vue de sauver les adolescents et les jeunes de 10 à 19 ans.

28 Jul 2016 description
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Foreword

As widely known, conflict is a leading cause of hunger – each famine in the modern era has been characterized by conflict. Hunger can also contribute to violence, and may act as a channel through which wider socio-economic and political grievances are expressed.

27 Jul 2016 description

Nieky, Ivory Coast | AFP | Wednesday 7/27/2016 - 03:51 GMT

by Christophe KOFFI

Two years after devastating floods, banana planters in Ivory Coast have staged a comeback, eyeing an increase in production and new markets for the popular fruit.

The west African country, which has grown bananas for more than 50 years, was annually exporting almost 300,000 tonnes of fruit before disaster struck.

In Nieky, a vital banana-growing region, many have scarred memories of the events of June 2014.

26 Jul 2016 description

Burkina Faso : 4 morts, des milliers de personnes affectées par les inondations

Les 19 et 20 juillet, des inondations provoquées par des pluies torrentielles dans quatre régions, dont la capitale Ouagadougou, ont tué quatre personnes et affecté des milliers d'autres. Les autorités ont mis en place une cellule pour surveiller l'impact des pluies et activé le Comité national de secours d'urgence et de réhabilitation pour aider les personnes touchées par les inondations.

26 Jul 2016 description

Burkina Faso: Floods kill four, affect thousands

Floods triggered by torrential rains in four regions, including the capital Ouagadougou killed four people and affected thousands others on 19 and 20 July. The authorities have set up a cell to monitor the impact of the rains and activated the national emergency relief and rehabilitation committee to assist those affected by the floods.

26 Jul 2016 description

249,854 arrivals by sea in 2016
3,034 dead/missing
published 09:00 CET 26 July
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

22 Jul 2016 description
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242,179 arrivals by sea in 2016
2,977 dead/missing
published 07:30 CET 22 July
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

22 Jul 2016 description

240.884 llegadas por mar en 2016
2.954 muertos/desaparecidos

publicado a las 10:00 hs. (horario Europa Central) 7/18/16
1.011.712 llegadas en 2015

20 Jul 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Commitments made at the World Humanitarian Summit are being transformed into an Action Plan.

  • Some 3.8 million people in the Lake Chad Basin are facing severe food insecurity in the current lean period.

  • Aid groups step up response to people in need across the Lake Chad Basin, where hunger and malnutrition are on the rise.

  • Heavy flooding triggered by torrential rains in Ghana, Chad and Niger.

  • Ebola outbreak is over in the three worst-hit West African countries.

19 Jul 2016 description

240,884 arrivals by sea in 2016
2,954 dead/missing
published 10:00 CET 18 July
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

18 Jul 2016 description
report AlertNet

Outbreak of a highly contagious strain of avian flu has stoked fears the disease may become endemic in the region

By Magdalena Mis

ROME, July 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The outbreak of a highly contagious strain of avian flu in west and central Africa has stoked fears that the disease may become endemic in the region, with lasting implications for people's livelihoods, the U.N. food agency said on Friday.

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15 Jul 2016 description

9,531 migrants have been rescued in 2016 to date, as reported by the Libyan Coast Guard (LCG)

Regional Migrant Figures Update

15 Jul 2016 description
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239,923 arrivals by sea in 2016
2,933 dead/missing
published 10:00 CET 15 July
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

15 Jul 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

  • 1,843 Voluntary returns to Mali facilitated since January 2016

  • 80 New arrivals from Mali in 2016

  • 4,408 Malian refugees with specific needs (as of 1 July 2016)

  • 11,376 Malian households in Mbera camp (as of 1 July 2016)

  • 30L of potable water available per person per day

FUNDING 2016

  • USD 19M Requested for the operation

PRIORITIES

14 Jul 2016 description

238.220 llegadas por mar en 2016
2.942 muertos/desaparecidos

publicado a las 10:00 hs. (horario Europa Central) 12/7/16
1.011.712 llegadas en 2015

14 Jul 2016 description

238,220 arrivals by sea in 2016
2,942 dead/missing
published 10:00 CET 12 July
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

13 Jul 2016 description

Le Cameroun devient le dernier pays en date touché par cette grippe aviaire particulièrement virulente

13 juillet 2016, Rome - Les pays d'Afrique de l'Ouest et centrale sont en alerte alors que le virus H5N1, une grippe aviaire hautement pathogène, continue de se propager dans la région, avec le Cameroun qui devient le dernier pays africain en date à détecter la maladie. La souche peut contaminer les humains et les volailles et s'avérer fatale pour les deux espèces.

13 Jul 2016 description

Cameroon becomes latest country in region to detect virulent bird flu

13 July 2016, Rome - Countries across West and Central Africa are on alert as the highly pathogenic avian influenza virus H5N1continues to spread across the region, with Cameroon becoming the latest African country to detect the disease. The strain can infect and cause death in humans and kills poultry at a high rate.