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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

31 Jul 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 1,323 Ebola cases and 729 deaths in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria, and Guinea. Highest number of confirmed cases in Sierra Leone.

  • One out of every three refugee children from the Central African Republic suffers from acute malnutrition.

  • UNICEF reports that one in every three primary school children are out of school in northern Nigeria due to the insurgency.

  • Cameroon currently hosts 230,000 refugees from both Central African Republic and Nigeria.

23 Jul 2014 description

CAMEROON

116,000 CAR REFUGEES

As of 11 July, 116,449 CAR refugees have been registered by UNHCR in Cameroon. 48,185 are living in relocation sites and 61,915 are still at entry points or with host families. 2,984 Third Country Nationals are in need of repatriation support.

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (CAR)

IDPS DECREASE, KEY AID SUPPLY ROUTE DAMAGED

16 Jul 2014 description

Contexte

Les événements de décembre 2013 en République Centrafricaine, théâtre d’une hausse sans précédent de la violence et du chaos ont provoqué le déplacement de plus de 1 million de personnes en internes et plus 380 000 autres ont traversé les frontières.
Plus de 187 251 individus immigrants ont été évacués vers leurs pays (Tchad, Cameroun, Congo, RDC,
Nigeria, Cote d’ivoire, etc...). La fermeture de la frontière Tchad/RCA depuis 9 mai 2014 a eu un impact considérable sur les échanges entre les deux pays.

Transhumance

16 Jul 2014 description

Context

The events of December 2013 in the Central African Republic (CAR) has seen of an unprecedented rise of violence and chaos, and has led to the internal displacement of over 1 million people. More than 380,000 people have crossed the borders to neighboring countries and more than 187,251 people have been evacuated to their countries of origin (Chad, Cameroon, Congo, DRC, Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire, etc.). The closing of the Chad/CAR border has had a considerable impact on the exchanges between the two countries

Transhumance

01 Jul 2014 description

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (CAR)
70 DEAD AND 10,000 DISPLACED IN BAMBARI
IDPs CONTINUE TO DECREASE IN THE CAPITAL

The situation in Bambari following last week’s clashes remains tense. An estimated 70 people have been killed, 150 homes destroyed and 10,000 people displaced to several IDP sites in Bambari town. A rapid needs evaluation is underway.

CAMEROON
3,000 NEW CAR REFUGEES ARRIVE THIS WEEK

23 Jun 2014 description

Aujourd'hui, je suis au terme d'une visite de deux jours en Côte d'Ivoire. Le but de ma visite était de deux ordres.

Premièrement, de participer à la première des consultations régionales en préparation au Sommet humanitaire mondial qui se tiendra à Istanbul en 2016. Le Sommet humanitaire mondial définira un programme qui permettra aux acteurs humanitaires de faire face aux défis auxquels nous sommes actuellement confrontés y compris les besoins croissants et les ressources limitées.

23 Jun 2014 description

Today I am concluding a two-day visit to Côte d’Ivoire. The purpose of my visit was two-fold.

First, to participate in the first of our regional consultations in the run-up to the World Humanitarian Summit to be held in Istanbul in 2016. The World Humanitarian Summit will set the agenda for humanitarian actors to address the challenges we now face, including rising needs and dwindling resources.

21 Jun 2014 description

(Abidjan, 20 June 2014): Emergency Relief Coordinator and Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Valerie Amos, today wrapped up a two-day regional consultation on the future of humanitarian aid, held in Abidjan, saying that West and Central Africa’s experiences will be crucial in the global effort at reforming humanitarian aid.

17 Jun 2014 description

QUI: Valérie Amos, Coordonnatrice des secours d'urgence et Secrétaire générale adjointe aux affaires humanitaires des Nations Unies

QUOI: Mission en Côte d’Ivoire

QUAND: 18-20 juin 2014

OU: Abidjan et visite terrain ; Consultations de l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre pour le Sommet humanitaire mondial de 2016

17 Jun 2014 description

WHO: Valerie Amos, Emergency Relief Coordinator andUnited Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs WHAT: Mission to Cote d’Ivoire WHEN: 18-20 June 2014 WHERE: Abidjan and field visit; West and Central African Consultations for the World Humanitarian Summit 2016

13 Jun 2014 description

Chaque année lors de la saison des pluies, la Côte d'Ivoire fait face à des inondations et glissement de terrain. Depuis 2009, 13 personnes en moyenne perdent la vie chaque année dans la ville d’Abidjan à cause de ces intempéries. Malgré les mesures du gouvernement, plusieurs ménages habitent toujours les zones à risques. Les causes seraient, la proximité du lieu de travail, la pauvreté, les coûts élevés du logement ou l’attente d’une aide conséquente du gouvernement pour leur relocalisation.