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05 Mar 2015 description

YOKOHAMA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) this month welcomed a US$122.62 million humanitarian aid package from the Government of Japan. The donation will enable WFP to provide vital food and nutrition assistance to targeted vulnerable people, many of whom are affected by conflict, in 27 countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Part of the funds will also support special logistics operations, which WFP runs in four of those countries.

05 Mar 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • FAO has further raised its estimate of the 2014 world cereal production and its forecast for global cereal stocks. Early prospects for cereal supplies in 2015/16 are mostly favourable, partly sustained by large stocks accumulated over the previous two seasons.

  • FAO’s first forecast for global wheat production in 2015 indicates a likely small contraction, mostly reflecting an expected decline in Europe from last year’s record output.

05 Mar 2015 description
report World Bank

LES POINTS MARQUANTS

  • Le bassin du Niger en Afrique sub-saharienne est l’une des régions les plus fragiles au monde

  • Les pays de la région cherchent des solutions afin de développer l’énergie renouvelable et coordonner leurs efforts de développement

  • Un projet soutenu par la Banque mondiale et le Programme pour la coopération dans les eaux internationales en Afrique (CIWA) vise à soutenir les efforts de développement des 9 pays du bassin

04 Mar 2015 description

27 February 2015

The fourth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (IHR) (2005) regarding the international spread of wild poliovirus in 2014 - 15 was convened via teleconference by the Director-General on 17 February 2015. The following IHR States Parties submitted an update on the implementation of the Temporary Recommendations since the Committee last met on 13 November 2014: Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Pakistan and the Syrian Arab Republic.

03 Mar 2015 description

DAKAR, Sénégal, 3 mars (HCR) – Le HCR a déclaré mardi qu'environ 16 000 réfugiés nigérians ont rejoint la région de l'Extrême-Nord au Cameroun ce week-end après avoir fui des attaques au nord-est du Nigéria entre les forces armées régionales et les insurgés.

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

03 Mar 2015 description

General Situation during February 2015 Forecast until mid-April 2015

03 Mar 2015 description

Afghanistan: Heavy snowfall has caused avalanches in northern, central and eastern Afghanistan; 280 people have died. Panshir province is most affected. Communication lines have been disrupted in places, power supplies to Kabul have been cut. Priority needs are for NFIs and emergency shelter; access to isolated areas is difficult.

03 Mar 2015 description

DAKAR, Senegal, March 3 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency reported on Tuesday that some 16,000 Nigerian refugees fled to Cameroon's Far North region over the weekend to escape clashes in north-east Nigeria between regional military forces and insurgents.

02 Mar 2015 description

Données clées

49 813 Réfugiés recensés par les autorités

41 571 Réfugiés vérifiés et préenregistrés par le HCR depuis Mai 2013.

32 621 Réfugiés vivant au camp de Minawao

8242 Réfugiés pré-enregistrés dans les zones frontalières de la région de l’Extrême Nord

9766 Nouveaux arrivés enregistrés par le HCR depuis Janvier 2015.

Développements majeurs

02 Mar 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS - Ex- and former presidents of CAR signal support for the country’s peace process - Demonstrations in Ouaka Prefecture’s Bambari town in mid-February result in six deaths - Humanitarian organizations continue to provide IDPs in Batangafo town, Ouham Prefecture, with emergency relief supplies

02 Mar 2015 description

Yaoundé, Cameroun | AFP | lundi 02/03/2015 - 07:11 GMT

Par Reinnier KAZE

Un mois après l'engagement des soldats tchadiens dans la guerre contre les islamistes nigérians de Boko Haram, la principale route menant à N'Djamena via le Cameroun - vitale pour l'économie du Tchad enclavé - n'est toujours pas sécurisée, reconnaissent des responsables camerounais.

02 Mar 2015 description

HUMANITARIAN IMPLEMENTATION PLAN (HIP)
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, CHAD, CAMEROON
AMOUNT: EUR 55 803 4601

  1. MAJOR CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE HIP

The humanitarian and security situation in Cameroon has been steadily deteriorating since the beginning of 2015 with reports of killings, abductions and brutal violence in the country's Far North region near the border with Nigeria.

28 Feb 2015 description

SG/SM/16553-AFR/3085

La déclaration suivante a été communiquée aujourd’hui par le Porte-parole de M. Ban Ki-moon, Secrétaire général de l’ONU:

Le Secrétaire général condamne à nouveau fermement les attaques continues aveugles et atroces de Boko Haram contre les populations civiles du Cameroun, du Tchad, du Niger et du Nigéria. L’enlèvement et le recrutement d’enfants, y compris comme auteurs d’attentats-suicide, est particulièrement odieux.

28 Feb 2015 description

SG/SM/16553-AFR/3085

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for the Secretary-General:

The Secretary-General reiterates his strong condemnation of the continuing indiscriminate and horrific attacks by Boko Haram against civilian populations in Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria. The abduction and use of children, including as “suicide bombers”, is particularly abhorrent.

27 Feb 2015 description
report ACT Alliance

Geneva, 27 February 2015

1. Brief description of the emergency and impact