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01 Dec 2015 description

November 2015 – Trends

 Deteriorated situations
Bangladesh, France, Kosovo, Lebanon, Nepal, Syria, Turkey, Venezuela

 Improved situations
Burkina Faso, Myanmar

December 2015 – Watchlist

 Conflict risk alerts

  • Conflict resolution opportunities
01 Dec 2015 description

Snapshot 25 November–1 December 2015

  • Cameroon: New data indicate that 158,316 people are internally displaced – this is 65,000 more than the previous estimate. The vast majority have been displaced by Boko Haram-related violence, with fewer than 15% displaced by flooding and other natural disasters. Movement stays within Far North region, and Logone-et-Chari hosts around 60% of all IDPs.

01 Dec 2015 description
  • As of 30 November, the funding gap of the UN-coordinated inter-agency appeals is US$10.2 billion which means that 51 per cent of the required funds remain unmet.

  • During November, newly reported contributions to FTS totalled $241.3 million for humanitarian response: $68.4 million for South Sudan, $27.9 million for Iraq, and $13.3 million for Lebanon. So far in 2015, $2.2 billion in pledges remain outstanding.

27 Nov 2015 description

(Bangui, le 27 Novembre 2015) : Le Coordonnateur humanitaire, Aurélien A. Agbénonci, appelle davantage à un soutien pour la République centrafricaine (RCA) en rappelant que la situation d'urgence est en train de devenir une autre crise humanitaire oubliée et que des milliers de personnes sont toujours déplacées à l'intérieur et l'extérieur du pays. Il se félicite aussi de la visite du Pape François prévue dans les sites des personnes déplacées internes (PDIs) au cours de sa visite de trois jours, visant à promouvoir la réconciliation dans le pays.

27 Nov 2015 description

GENEVA, Nov 27 (UNHCR) – The UN Refugee Agency has urged Central African Republic's warring groups to take the opportunity of Pope Francis's scheduled visit to Bangui this weekend to rebuild the national reconciliation process.

Pope Francis is due to arrive in CAR on Sunday during his first visit to Africa as pontiff. He plans to visit a site for internally displaced people, meet with evangelical Christians and visit a mosque in Bangui, the nation's capital.

27 Nov 2015 description

(Bangui, 27 November 2015): The Humanitarian Coordinator, Aurélien A. Agbénonci, calls for more support to the Central African Republic as he warns the emergency is rapidly becoming another forgotten humanitarian crisis; as thousands of people are still displaced inside and outside the country. He also welcomes Pope Francis’ scheduled visit to sites for internally displaced people (IDPs) during his three-day visit; aimed at promoting reconciliation in the country.

24 Nov 2015 description
report Harvard University

Podcast URL

The ATHA team recorded almost two hours of conversation with this episode's expert commentators -- too much to include in just one episode. Here you can listen to the extended version of our conversation with Eunice Apio, Director, Facilitation for Peace and Development.

24 Nov 2015 description

Chair’s Summary – Publication of the G7 Report on the Implementation of the G8 Declaration on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict

The Chair of the G7 has the honour to present the G7 Report on the Implementation of the G8 Declaration on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict.

24 Nov 2015 description

Somalia: Flooding has affected 132,000 people and displaced an estimated 60,000 as low-lying areas of Mogadishu have now been inundated, as well as areas of Middle Shabelle and Lower Juba. Main supply roads are impassable and some airstrips unusable The middle and lower reaches of the Shabelle River remain at high risk of flooding.

19 Nov 2015 description


  • UN agencies temporarily suspend humanitarian operations in CAR due to ongoing insecurity in September and October

  • USG provides $30 million in FY 2016 funding to CAR crisis


19 Nov 2015 description

This report examines trends over the first half of 2015 in both open-source and agency-reported data. We are pleased that this quarterly security analysis includes information from 11 contributing agencies - one more than last quarter. As compared to last quarter, this edition contains more reported incidents both from open sources (88, up from 51) and agencies (223, up from 198). As described below, many of the additional reported incidents affected humanitarian infrastructure and occurred in Africa and the Middle East.

18 Nov 2015 description

Summary of WFP assistance:

In 2015, WFP implemented a Country Programme (CP) aligned with the WFP Strategic Plan and based on two pillars of the Country Strategy: i) Access to adequate and nutritious food and basic social services; and ii) Risk and disaster management. The CP is composed of four components:

18 Nov 2015 description

Selon l’aperçu des besoins humanitaires (HNO 2015), 2.3 millions de personnes sont actuellement en besoin d’assistance en RCA. Les zones de priorité élevée identifiées restent la préfecture de l’Ouham et les sous-préfectures de Mbrès, de Boda, de Bambari, de Kouango.

17 Nov 2015 description
report UN Radio

Le Haut-Commissariat des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés (HCR) et les services de sécurité du Nord-Ubangi ont enregistré, il y a une semaine, au moins sept cents nouveaux réfugiés centrafricains dans les territoires de Mobayi-Mbongo et de Bosobolo.

Deux cent quatre-vingt-sept de ces réfugiés sont hébergés au centre de transit de Pangoma, situé à quatre kilomètres de la ville de Gbadolite et proviennent des préfectures centrafricaines de Basse-Kotto, de Kwango et de Ouaka.

17 Nov 2015 description

Yemen: 14.4 million people are now food insecure: two million more than in June and four million more than before the escalation of conflict in March. 7.6 million people are severely food insecure. Heavy fighting continues, in particular in Al Dhalee and Taizz governorates. Peace talks between Houthi and government representatives, which were expected to begin mid-November, are yet to take place.

17 Nov 2015 description


"We are raising as much, or more, as we’ve ever raised. Our traditional donors are as generous as ever.
It’s that the number of crises is outpacing the generosity. We need those who have given to us to give more. And we need more donors to support the gap.” WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin, speaking in August 2015 to Philanthropy Age magazine.

17 Nov 2015 description

R2P Monitor:

» Provides background on populations at risk of mass atrocity crimes, with particular emphasis on key events and actors and their connection to the threat, or commission, of genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity.

» Offers analysis of the country’s past history in relation to mass atrocity crimes; the factors that have enabled their possible commission, or that prevent their resolution; and the receptivity of the situation to positive influences that would assist in preventing further crimes.

16 Nov 2015 description
report UN Security Council


7558e séance – matin

À l’occasion de son deuxième débat consacré à la Police des Nations Unies depuis l’adoption de sa première résolution sur ce sujet en novembre 2014, le Conseil de sécurité a entendu, aujourd’hui, les Chefs de la police des opérations de l’ONU déployées au Soudan du Sud, en République démocratique du Congo et au Libéria qui ont exposé les difficultés rencontrées dans l’exécution de leur mandat en matière de protection des civils.