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28 Sep 2016 description

Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire | AFP | mercredi 28/09/2016 - 18:05 GMT |

Les pluies diluviennes qui s'abattent depuis début septembre sur l'ouest de la Côte d'Ivoire ont tué au moins 20 personnes dans cette région proche de la frontière libérienne, ont annoncé des témoins et une source médicale.

"Une dizaine de villages de la région de Danané (510 km au nord ouest d'Abidjan)ont été inondés par la crue du fleuve Cavally, causant d'importants dégâts matériels" a affirmé à l'AFP , Alain Dro, un infirmier en poste dans la localité.

28 Sep 2016 description

In 2015 and until August 2016, an increasing number of people risked their lives to cross the Mediterranean Sea in search of safety. More than 1 million people arrived by boats in 2015 and more than 280,000 people between January and August 2016.
A 61 per cent come from the world’s top 10 refugee-producing countries.

Main trends:

27 Sep 2016 description

Libya continues to be the main departure and transit point for departure from North Africa towards Europe. As of 15 September 2016, the Libyan Coast Guard rescued/intercepted a total of 11,271 people in different locations along the Libyan coast, mainly Al Zawiyah, Tripoli, Tajoura and Zwara. Since January 2016, Libyan local authorities confirmed the death of at least 660 people presumed to be aslyum seekers and refugees who drowned while attempting to cross the Mediterranean.

26 Sep 2016 description

Participants in the regional technical consultation on agricultural and food prospects in the Sahel and West Africa, held from 19 to 21 September 2016, in Lomé, Togo, draw the following conclusions:

1. As part of preparations for the agro-pastoral season, States and their partners provided support to farmers with inputs (seeds, fertilizers, pesticides) and agricultural equipment, even if these efforts have not met the expressed needs.

23 Sep 2016 description

300,450 arrivals by sea in 2016
3,501 dead/missing
published 09:00 CET 23 September
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

21 Sep 2016 description

“Nutrition is not just a health and social development issue; nutrition is an investment that shapes economic growth for all African nations” – President Akinwumi Adesina in Lusaka, Zambia.

On September 14, 2016, the African Development Bank’s Human Development Department (OSHD), hosted a meeting of Technical and Financial Partners (PTFs) supporting nutrition in Côte d’Ivoire. The Bank is the group’s co-chair together with UNICEF.

21 Sep 2016 description

274.0 M required for 2016
78.5 M contributions received, representing 29% of requirements
195.5 M funding gap for West Africa

21 Sep 2016 description
report The Global Fund

GENEVA - African countries increased investments in the Global Fund as global health partners seek to galvanize all sources of funding to end AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics, and to build resilient and sustainable systems for health.

20 Sep 2016 description
report Human Rights Watch

Le gouvernement expulse des producteurs de cacao du Parc national du Mont Péko

Jim Wormington
Chercheur sur l'Afrique de l'Ouest

« L’État veut nous affamer », a déclaré un dirigeant traditionnel ivoirien à un chercheur local sur les droits humains, tandis qu’il décrivait ce qui s’est passé après que le gouvernement a expulsé en juillet des dizaines de milliers de producteurs de cacao du Parc national du Mont Péko.

20 Sep 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

1,843
Voluntary returns to Mali facilitated since January 2016

112
New arrivals from Mali in 2016

4,433
Malian refugees with specific needs (as of 1 September 2016)

11, 547
Malian households in Mbera camp (as of 1 September 2016)

30L
of potable water available per person per day

FUNDING 2016

USD 19.4 M
Requested for the operation

20 Sep 2016 description
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Regional mixed migration summary for July 2016 covering mixed migration events, incidents, trends and data for the West Africa region (in particular Niger, Mali, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Guinea, Senegal and Liberia).

In this report the term migrant/refugee is used to cover all those involved in mixed migration flows (including asylum seekers, trafficked persons, economic migrants, refugees). If the caseload mentioned refers only to refugees or asylum seekers or trafficked persons it will be clearly stated.

20 Sep 2016 description

Numbers crossing sea to Europe in first nine months of 2016 are down on last year, but higher than whole of 2014.

By: Jonathan Clayton

GENEVA – Over 300,000 refugees and migrants have made the dangerous Mediterranean sea crossing so far this year, according to figures released by UNCR, the UN Refugee Agency today.

20 Sep 2016 description

Italy - IOM reports that 298,474 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2016 through 18 September, arriving mostly in Greece and Italy. This figure is well short of the 469,869 arrivals recorded by IOM at this point in 2015.

Some 165,409 people have arrived in Greece and 130,561 in Italy during 2016.

20 Sep 2016 description

298.474 arrivals by sea in 2016
3.213 dead/missing
published 09:00 CET 20 September
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015