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04 Jul 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Au 14 juin 2015, la région de l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre (AOC) a enregistré envi-ron 9503 cas et 182 décès (Let. = 1.9%) de choléra dans 7 pays. Cependant, à la semaine 24, seuls 4 pays (Cameroun, R.D. Congo, Ghana et Nigeria) ont notifié les 172 nouveaux cas dont 0 décès. Les données de la semaine 24 indiquent une persistance des cas en R.D. Congo et une relance de nouveaux cas, conséquence prévisible des inondations survenues à Accra le mois dernier.

03 Jul 2015 description

This Revised Emergency Appeal seeks CHF 958,660 (reduced from CHF 1.6m) to support the Cameroonian Red Cross (CRC) to deliver assistance to 12,500 people (reduced from 25,000) and extends the implementation timeframe by 6 months (until January 2016).

03 Jul 2015 description
report IRIN

Douala , 3 juillet 2015 (IRIN) - Plus d'une semaine après les inondations causées par les pluies torrentielles qui se sont abattues sur la capitale économique du Cameroun, Douala, la ville reste sinistrée. Au moins quatre personnes ont trouvé la mort et environ 2 000 autres ont été déplacées ; des milliers de logements et de commerces ont été détruits. Plus de 30 000 d'habitants ont été directement affectés.

02 Jul 2015 description

Brazzaville, 2 July 2015 - As members of an EU/WHO/ACP partnership* to improve access to quality medicines meet in Brazzaville, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa, praised progress made and called for greater commitment to ensure that Africans have access to the quality, affordable medicines they need.

02 Jul 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • In CAR, World Refugee Day was celebrated on 20 June. The slogan “Diverse but all united” (I GA NDE NDE, A HON KWE, I YEKE OKO in Sango) and visual identity (a multicolored hand) of this year’s celebration is representative of UNHCR’s efforts in the past months to promote social cohesion and peace in the Central African Republic and to restore the country’s social fabric.

02 Jul 2015 description

Additional help from the UK to provide emergency aid, jobs and education, to help address the root causes of the migrant crisis

A range of new programmes from the UK will provide emergency aid as well as jobs and education to help address the root causes of the migrant crisis, International Development Secretary Justine Greening announced today.

02 Jul 2015 description

INCIDENTS REPORTED

In Nigeria and neighbouring countries, since October 2014

216 Boko Haram related incidents attacks

4,720 fatalities

02 Jul 2015 description

Poor rainfall across parts of the Sahelian zone will likely cause planting delays in some areas

KEY MESSAGES

  • As the Intertropical Front continues its northward migration but over the region it still remains south of its climatological position resulting in below average rainfall over large portions of the Sahelian zone.

02 Jul 2015 description

Cameroun : première distribution du CICR à l'Extrême Nord

Le conflit qui touche l'Extrême Nord du Cameroun a forcé des milliers de personnes à fuir leur maison et à se déplacer en laissant tous leurs biens derrière elles. Pour ces populations et les communautés déjà fragiles chez qui elles ont trouvé refuge, l'accès à la nourriture, à l'eau potable et aux soins de santé est devenu très difficile.

02 Jul 2015 description
report UNAIDS

To support the capacity of countries to integrate human rights in their Fast-Track approaches to HIV programming, UNAIDS and the Alliance Nationale Contre le Sida (ANCS) Senegal held a three-day capacity building workshop in Dakar, Senegal from 22 to 24 June 2015.

The workshop highlighted the continued political, legal, cultural, social, and programmatic challenges that hinder efforts to address the HIV epidemic. Participants pointed out that existing programmes to address these challenges in Western and Central African countries remain largely insufficient and inadequate.

02 Jul 2015 description

In this issue:

  • How Surveillance Works

  • Containing a Polio Outbreak: Horn of Africa and Central Africa

  • Review of the Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan

  • Global Voices in Support of Polio Eradication

02 Jul 2015 description
report UN News Service

1 juillet 2015 – Face à l'ampleur des exactions commises par Boko Haram, le Haut-Commissaire des Nations Unies aux droits de l'homme, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, a appelé mercredi à une réponse de grande envergure, tout en exhortant les gouvernements de la région du lac Tchad à veiller au respect des droits humains dans les mesures prises contre le groupe extrémiste.

01 Jul 2015 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster
From April 2014, cases of cholera were reported in the Far North region of Cameroon. By 24 July 2014, 1,321 cases had been reported and 61 deaths across 10 districts (Bourha, Goulfey,
Hina, Mogode, Mokolo, Kousseri, Koza, Maroua rural, Mindif and Roua). By 12 August 2014, this had increased to 1,680 cases and 77 deaths across 12 districts (with the addition of Maroua II,
Maroua III and Mindif). Please refer to the “Needs analysis and scenario planning” section.

01 Jul 2015 description
report IRIN

DOUALA, 1 July 2015 (IRIN) - More than a week after floods caused by heavy rain in Cameroon’s economic capital, Douala, killed at least four people and destroyed the homes and businesses of thousands of others, displacing at least 2,000 people and directly affecting more than 30,000, the city remains devastated. Fallen electric poles are a grim reminder that much of the city is still without power, upturned wrecked cars and motorcycles lie abandoned in gutters, trash and other debris litter the muddy streets.