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Africa - Ebola Coordination and Preparedness, Emergency Appeal MDR60002

The Regional Coordination and Preparedness Emergency Appeal is launched by the IFRC to supplement and to support the current country-level Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Emergency Appeals and preparedness operations supported by the Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF). The aim of this appeal is to strengthen and scale up operations support, coordination, communication, capacity building and preparedness for at risk countries in the region and to prepare for the potential spread of Ebola outbreak to other countries in Africa and beyond.

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Korhogo : les habitants du quartier Haoussadougou sensibilisés sur les mutilations génitales féminines

Faire prendre conscience des conséquences néfastes des mutilations génitales féminines (MGF) aux plans physique, médical, psychologique et juridique : tel a été l’objet de la séance de sensibilisation organisée par l’Opération des Nations Unies en Côte d’Ivoire (ONUCI), la Clinique juridique et l’ONG Wobeh, vendredi 15 août 2014, à l’intention des habitants du quartier Haoussadougou de la ville de Korhogo (580 km au nord d’Abidjan).

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World + 47 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 13 - 19 August

The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.

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ONUCI Tour à Zro : réconciliation, désarmement et prévention de la fièvre Ebola au menu des échanges

L’Opération des Nations Unies en Côte d’Ivoire (ONUCI) a organisé, ce vendredi 15 août 2014, une activité de sensibilisation de masse dans le cadre de sa caravane dénommée ONUCI Tour, à l’intention des populations du village de Zro (environ 530 km à l’ouest d’Abidjan).

Les fonctionnaires du bureau de l’Information publique, des sections Etat de droit et Affaires civiles ainsi que de la division Désarmement, Démobilisation et Réinsertion (DDR), ont expliqué aux participants leurs mandats respectifs puis les ont exhortés à continuer de pratiquer le vivre ensemble.

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Trafigura’s toxic legacy in Côte d’Ivoire

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Amnesty

Experts available for interview on anniversary of waste dump

Dozens of local residents have told Amnesty International they fear the long-term health impact of toxic waste belonging to multinational oil trader Trafigura dumped in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, exactly eight years ago tomorrow.

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Warning over rampaging youth gangs in Abidjan

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IRIN

ABIDJAN, 18 August 2014 (IRIN) - Children and teenagers who were drawn into Côte d'Ivoire's 2010-2011 post-election conflict are joining armed gangs in the commercial capital Abidjan after being abandoned by politicians and others who exploited them at the time, according to local officials who blame the government for not taking action.

IRIN:

A selection of IRIN reports are posted on ReliefWeb. Find more IRIN news and analysis at http://www.irinnews.org

Une sélection d'articles d'IRIN sont publiés sur ReliefWeb. Trouvez d'autres articles et analyses d'IRIN sur http://www.irinnews.org

This article does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations or its agencies. Refer to the IRIN copyright page for conditions of use.

Cet article ne reflète pas nécessairement les vues des Nations Unies. Voir IRIN droits d'auteur pour les conditions d'utilisation.

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Côte d'Ivoire + 1 other
Côte d’Ivoire Steps Up Public Education to Keep Ebola Count at Zero Amid West Africa’s Worst Outbreak

The whole village of Gueyede in south-west Côte d’Ivoire gathers under the tattered roof of a shelter as the rain drizzles outside, and listens carefully as sub-prefect Kouassi Koffi talks.

“We are not allowed any complacency. You might not know Ebola. And it is better that you don’t,” says Koffi, the highest governmental authority of the area, through translator Serge Tian.

Koffi explains how one can contract the virus and how to recognise the basic symptoms of Ebola hemorrhagic fever.

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World + 13 others
The African Union Strategy For The Sahel Region, 11 Aug 2014

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African Union

PEACE AND SECURITY COUNCIL
449th MEETING
11 AUGUST 2014
ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA

PSC/PR/3(CDXLIX)

INTRODUCTION

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L’ONUCI participe à la célébration de la Journée Internationale de la Jeunesse à Toumodi

« Le rôle de la jeunesse dans le rétablissement du tissu social. » Ce thème d’actualité dans la Côte d’Ivoire post-crise a servi de sujet de discussion à l’occasion de la célébration de la Journée Internationale de la Jeunesse. L’événement, organisé sous la forme d’une conférence publique, s’est tenu à l’initiative du Parlement des Jeunes de Cote d’Ivoire, en collaboration avec le Bureau de l’Information Publique de l’Opération des Nations Unies en Côte d’Ivoire (ONUCI) le 12 août à Toumodi, à 200 km d’Abidjan.

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World + 45 others
Global emergency overview snapshot 6 - 12 August

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The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.

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Côte d'Ivoire: mise en place de la nouvelle commision électorale

08/11/2014 21:05 GMT

ABIDJAN, 11 août 2014 (AFP) - La nouvelle commission électorale ivoirienne qui devra organiser la présidentielle d'octobre 2015, rendez-vous majeur pour tourner la page de la crise postélectorale meurtrière de 2010-2011, a été officiellement mise en place lundi à Abidjan.

Les 17 membres de la Commission électorale indépendante (CEI) ont prêté serment au siège du Conseil constitutionnel, a constaté l'AFP.

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Guinea + 6 others
IFRC Secretary General visits Ebola affected countries

Conakry/Geneva, 11 August 2014 – The new secretary general of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Elhadj As Sy, begins his tenure with a visit to Ebola operations in Guinea and Sierra Leone.

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World + 23 others
Global Weather Hazards Summary August 8-14, 2014

Severe dryness continues across Latin America and Haiti, with dryness and flooding in parts of Africa

  1. Since early June, seasonal rainfall has been below average and infrequent across northeastern Nigeria, leading to growing moisture deficits. While there is a chance for some relief with increased rainfall forecast during the upcoming outlook period, anomalously dry ground conditions are expected to persist, which still may negatively impact developing crops later into the season.

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World + 5 others
WHO declares Ebola epidemic a global emergency

08/09/2014 02:41 GMT

by Nina LARSON

GENEVA, August 9, 2014 (AFP) - Nigeria became the latest country to declare a national emergency over the deadly Ebola virus on Friday, as the World Health Organisation called the epidemic that has claimed nearly 1,000 lives a global health crisis.

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Côte d'Ivoire + 1 other
Ebola: la Côte d'Ivoire passe à un niveau d'alerte "très élevé"

08/08/2014 18:20 GMT

ABIDJAN, 8 août 2014 (AFP) - Les autorités ivoiriennes ont décrété, vendredi à Abidjan, un niveau d'alerte "très élevé" face à la fièvre Ebola en Côte d'Ivoire, pays voisin du Liberia et de la Guinée, où l'épidémie a fait des centaines de morts.

"La menace est passée d'un stade élevé à très élevé. Le risque que la maladie se propage chez nous est réel et même extrêmement élevé", a déclaré à l'AFP le Dr Daouda Coulibaly, chef du service de surveillance épidémiologique de l'Institut d'hygiène d'Abidjan.

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Regional Office for West and Central Africa Bulletin - Central Emergency Response Fund, Second Quarter 2014 [EN/FR]

This report reviews funding allocated to West and Central African countries by the United Nations Central Emergency Fund. It covers the period from January to June 2014.

CERF ALLOCATES $48.7 MILLION FOR HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE IN THE REGION DURING THE FIRST SEMESTER OF 2014

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Nigeria + 16 others
Climate Prediction Center’s Africa Hazards Outlook, August 7 – August 13, 2014

- Below-average rains observed across western Sahel during late July.

- Wetness continues in Eastern Africa.

1) Since early June, seasonal rainfall has been both suppressed and infrequent across northeastern Nigeria leading to a strengthening of moisture deficits. While there is a chance for some relief with increased rainfall forecast during the upcoming outlook period, anomalously dry ground conditions are expected to persist, which still may negatively impact developing crops later into the season.

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World + 46 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 30 July - 5 August

The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.