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24 May 2017 description


  • Food distribution for school meals activities has ceased completely since end of February 2017 due to pipeline break.

  • WFP participated in writing the new Global Fund Grant to scale up the nutritional support to people living with HIV/AIDS, TB, and their affected households. The new grant covers 2018 to 2020. However, decision on funding or budget for the nutritional support component needs to be further discussed or amended to consider the current increment in vulnerable people caseload and ART sites.

23 May 2017 description
report Voice of America

Des affrontement à Bouaké entre démobilisé issues de l'ex-rébellion et les forces loyalistes ont fait 3 morts et 5 blessés par balles mardi matin. Trois corps ensanglantés ont été amenés au Centre hospitalier universitaire de Bouaké, a constaté le journaliste, peu après l'assaut des forces de police qui ont dispersé vers 7 heures (locales et GMT) les manifestants bloquant depuis la veille l'entrée sud de la ville.

23 May 2017 description
report The Conversation

The Conversation


Line Kuppens PhD Researcher, Katholiek Universiteit of Leuven

Arnim Langer Professor, University of Leuven

23 May 2017 description

Missing Migrants Project tracks fatalities of migrants, including refugees, traveling along mixed migration routes around the world. This infographic focuses on arrivals and fatalities in the Mediterranean region and also provides a global view. #MissingMigrants

22 May 2017 description

by Liska Wittenberg

Every summer since 2014 has seen an increase in the number of refugees and migrants risking their lives to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Italy and Malta. This increase in migration is having a wide-ranging impact on countries of origin, transit, and destination, creating new and complex challenges for governments, humanitarian agencies, the European Union, and the international community at large.

22 May 2017 description


  • This weekly bulletin focuses on selected public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African region. The WHO Regional Office is currently monitoring 49 events: three Grade 3, six Grade 2, two Grade 1, and 38 ungraded events.

19 May 2017 description

Switzerland - IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 54,715 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 17 May, with nearly 85 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain. This compares with 189,950 arrivals across the region through 17 May 2016

IOM Rome reported that, through 17 May this year, 45,754 migrants or refugees have landed in Italy, and over 8,500 – or nearly one fifth of this year’s total – have arrived over the past two weeks. (See chart below.)

19 May 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Faits saillants à fin avril 2017 : D’observation générale, on remarque un recul à partir de la semaine 13. Prière de noter que les données d’incidence de RDC comptent pour 97,7% de l’incidence totale cumulée, ainsi, cette réduction est à observer principalement sur le Bassin Congo.

19 May 2017 description

Abidjan, 18 May 2017 – A joint high-level mission of the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas), African Union (AU) and United Nations visited Cote d’Ivoire on 17 May 2017, against the backdrop of the mutiny which threatened to exacerbate social tension and undermine of the successful economic relaunch of Cote d’Ivoire.

19 May 2017 description

Despite recent seasonal rainfall, moisture deficits remain in central Kenya and Somalia

  1. Following rains during early March, significant long-term moisture deficits remain throughout central and eastern Madagascar.

  2. Inconsistent rainfall since late December has led to continued dryness across many parts of western Angola.

19 May 2017 description

54,715 arrivals by sea in 2017
1,332 dead/missing
published 09:00 CET 19 May
363,401 arrivals in 2016

19 May 2017 description


269 Dracunculiasis eradication: global surveillance summary, 2016

286 Fact sheet on Ebola virus disease (updated May 2017)


269 Éradication de la dracunculose: bilan de la surveillance mondiale, 2016

286 Aide-mémoire sur la maladie à virus Ebola (mis à jour en mai 2017)

19 May 2017 description

The Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA), signed loan agreements with the Republics of: Côte d’Ivoire and Niger. The agreements were signed on the sidelines of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) 42nd Annual Meetings, that took place in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, during the period 17-18 May 2017.

The mentioned loans extended by those agreements granted on highly concessional terms and in accordance with BADEA's Seven Five-Year-Plan (2015-2019), and are allocated as follows: -

1. The Republic of Côte D’Ivoire:

18 May 2017 description

Abidjan, 18 mai 2017 – Une mission conjointe de Haut niveau de la Communauté Economique des Etats de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (CEDEAO), de l’Union Africaine et des Nations Unies s’est rendue, le 17 mai 2017 en Côte d’Ivoire, dans le contexte des mutineries qui menaçaient d'aggraver les tensions sociales et de ternir l’image de la relance économique réussie de la Côte d'Ivoire.

17 May 2017 description

Finding Solutions

Voluntary repatriation is the most viable durable solution among Ivorian refugees. UNHCR also pursues local integration and resettlement, the latter as a protection tool based on needs.

17 May 2017 description


La déclaration suivante a été communiquée aujourd’hui par le Porte-parole de M. António Guterres, Secrétaire général de l’ONU:

Le Secrétaire général de l’ONU se félicite du retour au calme en Côte d’Ivoire suite aux actes inacceptables de violence commis, ces derniers jours, par les soldats des Forces armées de Côte d’Ivoire (FACI).

Le Secrétaire général félicite le Gouvernement de la Côte d'Ivoire pour ses efforts qui ont permis de contenir les troubles et de rétablir la sécurité.

17 May 2017 description


The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General welcomes the return to calm in Côte d’Ivoire following the unacceptable acts of violence committed by soldiers of the Forces Armées de Côte d’Ivoire over the past few days. He commends the Government of Côte d’Ivoire for its efforts to address the unrest and restore security.