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28 Aug 2015 description

De 2011 à 2015, un total de 1,7 milliard de dollars a été requis pour l‘action humanitaire au Niger à travers le Plan de Réponse Stratégique (CAP/SRP). Un total de 1,4 milliard de dollars a été mobilisé, soit un taux de financement de 82 pour cent.

23 Jun 2015 description

RÉPUBLIQUE CENTRAFICAINE (RCA)
DATES ARRÊTÉES POUR LES ÉLECTIONS

L'Autorité nationale des élections (ANE) a annoncé la tenue des élections présidentielle et législatives pour le 18 octobre prochain, et un éventuel second tour le 22 novembre. Le recensement électoral devant durer un mois débutera le 27 juin. Ces élections visent à remettre de l’ordre dans le pays suite à l’expulsion en mars 2013 du président François Bozizé.

LE NOMBRE DE DÉPLACÉS CHUTE EN DESSOUS DE 400 000

23 Jun 2015 description

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (CAR)
DATE SET FOR ELECTIONS

The National Elections Authority announced that presidential and parliamentary elections will be held on 18 October, and a second round, if necessary, on 22 November. A monthlong electoral census will start on 27 June to draw up a new voters roll. The elections are hoped to help restore order following the conflict triggered by the March 2013 ouster of president François Bozizé.

IDP NUMBER DROPS BELOW 400,000

22 Jun 2015 description

Dakar / Ouagadougou, 22 June 2015: The Permanent Interstate Committee for drought control in the Sahel (CILSS) and several United Nations agencies signed today a two-year strategic partnership agreement to strengthen the resilience of communities in the Sahel that are highly vulnerable to food insecurity and malnutrition.

22 Jun 2015 description

Un partenariat pour renforcer la résilience des communautés vulnérables du Sahel

Dakar / Ouagadougou, 22 juin 2015: Le Comité permanent Inter-Etats de Lutte contre la Sécheresse dans le Sahel (CILSS) et des agences des Nations Unies ont signé aujourd’hui un accord de partenariat stratégique pour renforcer la résilience des communautés de Sahel qui font face à l’insécurité et la malnutrition.

10 Jun 2015 description
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ABIDJAN, 10 June 2015 - West African and Sahel countries are facing increasingly severe impacts of natural and man-made disasters and need to better anticipate and implement measures that spare communities profound devastation and hardship, underscored the 9th Annual Consultation of the Regional Committee on Disaster Management in West Africa (GECEAO) held in Abidjan on 8 - 10 June 2015.

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.