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11 Apr 2017 description
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Tchad

DE FORTES PLUIES TUENT TROIS PERSONNES ET DÉTRUISENT DES MAISONS

De fortes pluies dans la région de Mandoul, au sud, ont tué trois personnes et ont endommagé plus de 180 maisons. Une équipe du Service aux affaires sociales du pays se trouve dans la région pour évaluer les dégâts et fournir de l'aide. L’aide alimentaire et aux moyens de subsistance, ainsi que les abris sont les principaux besoins.

REPUBLIQUE CENTRAFRICAINE

LE FEU DÉTRUIT UN SITE DE DÉPLACÉS À KAGA BANDORO

11 Apr 2017 description

Chad

HEAVY RAINS KILL THREE, WRECK HOUSES

Recent heavy rains in southern Mandoul region killed three people and damaged more than 180 houses. A team from the country’s Social Affairs Services is in the region to assess the damage and provide assistance. Food, shelter and livelihood assistance are the main needs.

Central Africa Republic

FIRE DESTROYS IDP SITE IN KAGA BANDORO

06 Apr 2017 description

Abidjan, le 6 avril 2017 : La plateforme humanitaire du secteur privé de Côte d’Ivoire a été inaugurée ce jeudi 6 avril à Abidjan par Madame Mariatou Koné, Ministre de la Famille, de la Protection de l’Enfant et de la Solidarité et M. Babacar Cissé, Coordonnateur Humanitaire en Côte d’Ivoire. C’est la première plateforme de ce genre en Afrique de l’Ouest. Elle regroupe les entreprises qui ont manifesté leur intérêt à contribuer à l’action humanitaire, à la prévention et à la gestion des risques.

17 Mar 2017 description

INTRODUCTION

At the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) in Istanbul in May 2016, global leaders came together to express their commitment to place people at the centre of decision-making and action. In doing so, they reaffirmed that the scale of current humanitarian issues required greater international cooperation. The Summit triggered a major shift in how the global community will work closer together to prevent and respond to human suffering.

THE ROAD TO A NEW WAY OF WORKING…

09 Feb 2017 description

In 2016, CERF allocated US$ 295 million – approximately 67 per cent of annual global allocations – to support life-saving humanitarian activities across Africa. Over $166 million was allocated through CERF’s Rapid Response window to kick-start humanitarian operations in response to new or rapidly deteriorating emergencies, while nearly $129 million was allocated through CERF’s Underfunded Emergencies window to help underfunded and neglected emergencies.

07 Feb 2017 description

Geneva, February 7, 2017 – Business networks from 12 countries - members of the Connecting Business initiative (CBi) - are coming together today in the first CBi Annual Event to identify opportunities for collaboration and share their experiences to disaster risk reduction, emergency response and recovery.

04 Oct 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • US$739 million required for Lake Chad Basin crisis.

  • Food insecurity on the rise across the conflict-hit Lake Chad Basin.

  • Above average rainfall across much of Sahel and West Africa.

  • Record flooding expected to hit Mali’s inner Niger delta in the coming months.

  • Côte d’Ivoire officially reopens border with Guinea and Sierra Leone following the end of Ebola outbreak.

KEY FIGURES

06 Sep 2016 description
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TCHAD
UNE INVASION ACRIDIENNE POURRAIT AGGRAVER LA SÉCURITÉ ALIMENTAIRE
Les agriculteurs de la région ouest de Kanem ainsi que des régions de Ouaddaï et de Sila dans l'est ont signalé une invasion acridienne dans plusieurs fermes. Les autorités planifient des évaluations pour organiser la réponse. La destruction des cultures par les criquets pourrait aggraver la pénurie alimentaire dans ces régions où plus de 175 000 personnes sont déjà en insécurité alimentaire sévère avec une hausse de la malnutrition ces derniers mois.

06 Sep 2016 description

CHAD
LOCUST INVASION COULD WORSEN FOOD INSECURITY
Farmers in the western Kanem region and Sila and Ouaddai regions in the east have reported locust invasion in several farms. The authorities are planning assessments to organize response. Crop destruction by the locusts could increase food scarcity in these regions where more than 175,000 are already severely food insecure and malnutrition has been on the rise in recent months.

24 Aug 2016 description

CAMEROON

SUICIDE ATTACK KILLS THREE IN MORA

On 21 August, a suicide bombing in Mora, in the Far North region, killed three people and left 27 seriously injured. The town hosts more than 20,000 IDPs and serves as a hub for humanitarian activities in the Far North. Mora also is central for cross border operations to Banki, in Nigeria. Following the attack, humanitarian activities in and around Mora were temporarily suspended.

CHAD

MULTIPLE ATTACKS IN LAC REGION

24 Aug 2016 description

CAMEROUN

UNE ATTAQUE SUICIDE TUE TROIS PERSONNES À MORA

Le 21 août, un attentat suicide à Mora, dans la région de l'Extrême-Nord a tué trois personnes et blessé gravement 27 personnes. La ville accueille plus de 20 000 personnes déplacées et sert de plaque tournante pour les activités humanitaires dans l'Extrême-Nord. Mora est également au centre des opérations transfrontalières vers Banki, au Nigeria. Après l'attaque, les activités humanitaires dans et autour de Mora ont été temporairement suspendus.

TCHAD

18 Aug 2016 description

Aid workers carry out life-saving often in dangerous and difficult circumstances. Over the past 16 years, 427 aid workers were killed, wounded or kidnapped in West and Central Africa. The number of victims follows a worrying upward trend with spikes in attacks recorded in recent years. Countries with the highest number of victims are the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Central African Republic, Nigeria, Chad and Mali. The majority of victims were national staff, who account for the bulk of humanitarian workers and are often the most exposed to risks

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.

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.