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27 Jan 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

New study on child poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

Two thirds of children in sub-Saharan Africa experience multiple deprivations

New UNICEF study provides extensive new data and analysis of multidimensional child poverty

27 Jan 2015 description

Snapshot 21-27 January

Nigeria: Boko Haram attacks continue, with Borno state capital Maiduguri and nearby military bases targeted on 25 January. Security forces pushed BH back from Maiduguri, but further attacks are expected. BH also raided villages in Michika local government area, Adamawa state. There are reports that BH has forbidden the use of vehicles in areas under its control.

27 Jan 2015 description

Switzerland - IOM has appealed for USD 2.55 million for operations in Cameroon and the Republic of the Congo through the end of 2015 under the inter-agency Refugee Response Plan for the Central African Republic (CAR).

IOM, which has focused on the plight of third country nationals affected by the crisis, is appealing for USD 800,000 for its work in Cameroon and USD 1.75 million for the Republic of the Congo. IOM operations to help refugees in Chad are not included in this appeal.

26 Jan 2015 description

2.7 million people are still in need based on 2015’s humanitarian Strategic Response Plan for the Central African Republic. The relative severity requirement by sub-prefecture shows that the humanitarian situation one year after the outbreak of the crisis is still important and continuing to be despite the progress of humanitarian actors deployment on the field and sectoral response already made over of 2014.

24 Jan 2015 description
report UN News Service

23 January 2015 – With a “tense and highly volatile” situation in North-Eastern Nigeria at the Chadian Lac border, United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced today that it has begun distributing food to thousands of refugees who have recently been displaced by the region’s escalating violence and urged that it required some $11 million to continue to meet those needs.

23 Jan 2015 description

GENÈVE, 23 janvier (HCR) – L'agence des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés et ses partenaires ont lancé, vendredi, un appel de fonds pour un montant de 331 millions de dollars afin de venir en aide à près d'un demi-million de réfugiés centrafricains qui luttent pour survivre dans les pays voisins.

23 Jan 2015 description

Avant propos

Les articles sélectionnés dans cette revue de presse ont pour but d’informer sur la situation humanitaire au Tchad ou sur le contexte général. Cette sélection d'articles ne reflète pas nécessairement la position d’OCHA-Tchad. Merci de tenir compte de cette réserve.

LES TITRES

  • L'accueil délicat des enfants réfugiés dans la région du lac Tchad (RFI, 19/01/15)

  • Boko Haram crisis: The victims who fled over Lake Chad (BBC, 20/01/15)

23 Jan 2015 description

Thanks to yearly contributions of more than €1 billion from the European Union and its Member States, the UN World Food Programme provides assistance to tens of millions of vulnerable people in more than 50 countries each year. Central Africans who have sought refuge in Cameroon are amongst those benefitting from the EU-funded food aid. Hadidja is one of them.

23 Jan 2015 description

The inter-agency Regional Refugee Response Plan (RRRP), led by UNHCR, was first launched in April 2014 to address the L3 emergency in CAR and the significant numbers of refugees who had fled to the neighbouring countries of Cameroon, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Republic of Congo, since 5 December 2013. Thanks to the coordinated efforts of all actors, the most critical phase of the emergency was stabilized by July 2014.

23 Jan 2015 description

GENEVA, January 23 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency and its partners on Friday appealed for US$331 million to help almost half-a-million Central African Republic refugees struggling to survive in neighbouring countries.

The Regional Refugee Response Plan, presented by UNHCR and 18 partners, is aimed at providing safety, food, clean water, shelter, health and other basic services to some 460,000 refugees in Cameroon, Chad, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the Republic of the Congo.

23 Jan 2015 description
report Voice of America

Anne Look
January 22, 2015 12:27 PM

DAKAR, SENEGAL— Nigeria’s electoral commission is scrambling to find ways that will allow approximately 1 million people displaced by Boko Haram-related violence to vote in the February elections.

The independent commission says voters displaced by fighting in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states can pick up their voter cards at designated centers and refugee camps, many of them located in the state capitals. Those locations are also where displaced voters will be able to cast their ballots.

22 Jan 2015 description

Ministers of Health from around the world will convene next week at WHO’s Executive Board meeting, to set global public health policies. Among other topics, representatives are expected to review the current polio epidemiology and global preparedness plans for the phased removal of oral polio vaccines. A report has been prepared, to facilitate discussions, available here.

22 Jan 2015 description

DONNEES CLEES

49 813 Réfugiés recensés par les autorités

38 586 Réfugiés vérifiés et préenregistrés par le HCR depuis Mai 2013

28 552 Réfugiés vivant au camp de Minawao

10 034 Réfugiés pré-enregistrés dans les zones frontalières de la région de l’Extrême Nord et en attente du transfert vers le camp de Minawao

2100 Nouveaux arrivés au camp de Minawao au cours de la période en revue

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