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25 Mar 2015 description

COTE D’IVOIRE
RETOUR DE 500 DÉPLACÉS
Environ 500 personnes déplacées par les combats intercommunautaires qui ont éclaté le 9 mars dans la forêt Goin Débé dans le sud-ouest du pays ont commencé à rentrer chez elles avec l'aide de la communauté et de l'administration locale. Des violences interethniques sporadiques et des attaques par des groupes armés continuent de sévir dans la région ouest de la Côte d'Ivoire. Quelques 2 600 personnes sont toujours déplacées suite aux raids armés contre des villages près de la frontière libérienne survenus plus tôt cette année.

25 Mar 2015 description

COTE D’IVOIRE
IDPS SLOWLY RETURNING HOME
Around 500 people displaced by inter-community fighting that erupted on 9 March in Goin Débé forest in the country’s southwest have started returning home with the help of the community and the local administration. Sporadic inter-ethnic violence and attacks by armed groups continue to plague Côte d'Ivoire’s western region. Some 2,600 people are still displaced following armed raids on villages near the Liberian border earlier this year.

18 Mar 2015 description

COTE D’IVOIRE

475 DISPLACED IN INTER-COMMUNITY VIOLENCE

On 9 March, violent confrontation between Baoulé and Burkinabé communities in Côte d’Ivoire’s south-western Goin Débé forest displaced 475 people, left one person dead and 15 injured. The Ivorian Red Cross and local authorities are providing assistance. Tensions are likely to escalate between the two communities especially with the resumption of the voluntary repatriation of Ivorian refugees from neighbouring Liberia.

NIGERIA

ARMY VOWS TO RETAKE MORE TOWNS

18 Mar 2015 description

COTE D’IVOIRE

475 DÉPLACÉS DANS DES VIOLENCES INTERCOMMUNAUTAIRES

Le 9 Mars, une confrontation violente entre les communautés baoulé et burkinabé dans le sud-ouest de la forêt de Goin Débé en Côte d'Ivoire a déplacé 475 personnes, causé un mort et 15 blessés. Une assistance est fournie par la CroixRouge ivoirienne et les autorités locales. Les tensions sont susceptibles de s’intensifier entre les deux communautés, en particulier avec la reprise du rapatriement volontaire des réfugiés ivoiriens du Libéria voisin.

NIGÉRIA

03 Mar 2015 description

CAMEROON
16,000 ARRIVE FROM NIGERIA

Around 16,000 Nigerians fleeing Boko Haram attacks recently crossed into Cameroonian border villages. UNHCR, its local partners and the authorities in the Far North Region are planning to transfer them to Minawao camp, the main refugee settlement in the region. Cameroon’s Far North region is already hosting some 50,000 refugees and 117,000 people in the Far North Region.

COTE D’IVOIRE
588 DISPLACED AFTER ATTACK

25 Feb 2015 description

Cote D’Ivoire
IDPs Begin to Return Home
Displaced populations in the country’s western Olodio locality and other areas are gradually returning to their villages despite lingering insecurity. Some 3,000 people fled their homes following armed attacks on Dahioké, Grabo and Irato areas in January. Humanitarian actors are assessing the possibility of food distributions in communities of return.

12 Feb 2015 description

COTE D’IVOIRE
FEAR OF ATTACKS PREVENTS IDP RETURN

Persistent rumours of attacks and a weak security presence are preventing the return of some 3,000 people displaced following a series of armed raids on border villages in western Côte d’Ivoire in January this year. The return of the IDPs currently living with host communities or in temporary sites is a priority for the local authorities and aid groups.

MAURITANIA
SUSPECTED EVD CASE TESTS NEGATIVE

04 Feb 2015 description

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (CAR)

120 FAMILIES FLEE TO CAMEROON

Around 120 families have fled to Gbiti locality in eastern Cameroon following an attack blamed on Central African Republic’s Seleka rebels. The assailants burned down houses during the 29 January raid on Banga village north of the capital Bangui.

CAMEROON

BOKO HARAM ATTACKS CHAD ARMY

21 Jan 2015 description

INTRODUCTION

The Ebola outbreak is presenting the world with an extraordinary public health challenge with consequences for millions of people and far beyond the health sector. We have also seen an extraordinary response, primarily by people in communities living with the outbreak. It has been distressing to witness the individual suffering but at the same time it has been encouraging to see how local communities, governments in the affected countries, and the international community at the highest possible level have come together to stop the outbreak.

15 Jan 2015 description

REPUBLIQE CENTRAFRICAINE (RCA)
10 000 FUIENT VERS LA RDC SUITE AUX VIOLENCES A OUAKA
Le 9 Janvier, le HCR a indiqué que depuis le 16 Décembre, 10 000 personnes de la RCA ont fui vers la République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) après de violents affrontements entre les ex-Séléka et anti-Balaka dans la province de Ouaka. Il est estimé qu’un total de 68 000 réfugiés centrafricains sont en RDC.

15 Jan 2015 description

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (CAR)
10,000 FLEE VIOLENCE IN OUAKA PROVINCE TO DRC
On 9 January, UNHCR reported that since 16 December, 10,000 people from CAR have fled to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after violent clashes between ex-Seleka and anti-Balaka in Ouaka Province. There is an estimated total of 68,000 CAR refugees in DRC.

09 Dec 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Les taux d’infection d’Ebola ralentissent au Liberia et se stabilisent en Guinée mais continuent d’augmenter en Sierra Leone. De nouveaux cas enregistrés dans la capitale du Mali, Bamako.

  • 700 000 PDI enregistrés au nordest du Nigeria, dans les états d’Adamawa, Borno, et Yobe.

  • En trois jours consécutifs, près de 15 000 personnes fuient le Nigeria pour se réfugier à Diffa, Niger, suite à l’attaque d’une ville à la frontière.

09 Dec 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Ebola infection rates slowing down in Liberia, leveling-off in Guinea, increasing in Sierra Leone. New cases reported in the Malian capital, Bamako.

  • 700,000 IDPs registered in Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe states in Northeast Nigeria.

  • Nearly 15,000 people fleeing Nigeria for Diffa, Niger, in three days after border town attack.

  • Over USD$11 million of humanitarian goods lost in Burkina Faso.

  • 1,000 people evacuated after volcano eruption in Cabo Verde.

09 Oct 2014 description

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

5 KILLED, 10 INJURED AS REBELS ATTACK IDP SITE

On 1 October, armed rebel groups attacked an IDP camp in Bambari, killing 5 and injuring 10 persons, according to media sources. The NGO Mercy Corps was also pillaged during the attack. Senior Humanitarian Coordinator for CAR, Clare Bourgeois, issued a statement condemning the violence against civilians and aid workers.

CAMEROON

8 KILLED IN ROCKET ATTACK FROM NIGERIA

29 Sep 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• 6,553 Ebola cases and 3,083 deaths as Ebola outbreak accelerates in Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea.

• UN mission established to lead comprehensive response, headed by SRSG Anthony Banbury.

• UN launches Overview of Ebola Needs and Requirements calling for USD$979 million over the next 6 months.

• NEMA estimates up to 1.5 million IDPs in Northeast Nigeria. UNHCR expects 95,000 refugees and returnees by year’s end.

• 80 per cent decline in IDPs in Central African Republic.

19 Aug 2014 description

La première moitié de l’année 2014 a enregistré des vagues d’attaques et d’assassinats de travailleurs humanitaires, notamment dans la bande de Gaza et au Soudan du Sud. 2013 détient le nouveau record de violence contre les groupes humanitaires avec 460 travailleurs humanitaires victimes d’attaques, dont 155 tués.

07 Aug 2014 description
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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