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30 Sep 2016 description

Tropical cyclone Matthew expected to impact Hispaniola

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Prolonged heavy rainfall during the season throughout the Niger River basin has triggered flooding and inundation along the Niger River in Mali, Niger, and Nigeria. Seasonal Inundation is also expected to be greater than it has been for many years across the inner Niger delta in Mali.

  2. Low and poorly distributed seasonal rainfall across parts of central Senegal and The Gambia have led to strengthening moisture deficits.

16 Sep 2016 description

This update is based on internal displacement figures made available to IDMC across 16 countries from January-August 2016. These figures will be updated and expanded upon regularly and can be accessed via IDMC’s Global Internal Displacement Database (GIDD) which can be viewed at http://www.internal-displacement.org/database.

16 Sep 2016 description

Abnormal dryness within East Africa and elevated river levels along the Niger River in Nigeria

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. A prolonged period of heavy rainfall has triggered flooding and inundation along the Niger River in Nigeria and Niger. As the river slowly drains, stream flow should remain high through early September.

  2. Low and poorly distributed seasonal rainfall across parts of central Senegal have led to strengthening moisture deficits.

12 Sep 2016 description
report Caritas

Kinshasa, le 12 septembre 2016 (caritasdev.cd) : Monsieur Jean-Baudouin LIPEMBU, Coordonnateur de la Caritas-Développement Basankusu, tire la sonnette d’alarme sur la situation actuelle de pauvreté croissante de la population dans ce diocèse situé dans le Nord ouest de la RD Congo. Cette pauvreté, selon monsieur J.-B.

11 May 2016 description


Conflict, violence and disasters internally displaced 27.8 million people in 2015, subjecting a record number of men, women and children to the trauma and upheaval of being forcibly displaced within their own country.

06 May 2016 description

Faits saillants

  • Groupement Ikobo : des besoins urgents en abris et nourriture pour les déplacés et retournés.

  • Territoire de Beni : l’insécurité empêche le retour des milliers de personnes dans leurs milieux d’origine.

  • Les partenaires humanitaires se positionnent pour des interventions dans la zone de Mpati (Territoire de Masisi).

Aperçu de la situation

22 Apr 2016 description

Faits saillants

  • Plus de 45 000 personnes déplacés dans sept sites sont affectées par les opérations militaires dans la zone de Mpati ; Presque 24 000 déplacés à risque de déguerpissement.

  • Les humanitaires sont en train d’évaluer les besoins humanitaires dans la zone de Mpati et plaident pour l’amélioration des conditions sécuritaires.

Aperçu de la situation

12 Apr 2016 description

Iraq: The humanitarian situation in besieged Fallujah continues to deteriorate. Supply lines have been cut off since December, when government forces surrounded the city. Islamic State is reportedly preventing people from leaving. Prices of basic food stuffs are 500% above December prices for the third consecutive month. Acute shortages of food, medicine and fuel, as well as cases of starvation and suicide, have been reported.

08 Apr 2016 description

Faits saillants

  • Des milliers de personnes déplacées ont de nouveau pris la fuite

  • Près de 4 000 ménages retournés, déplacés et autochtones assistés en vivres et articles ménagers essentiels au sud de Lubero.

Aperçu de la situation

29 Mar 2016 description

Faits saillants

  • Sud Lubero: Plus de 2 800 ménages retournent dans leurs villages d'origine.

  • Assistance en vivres pour 1 800 ménages déplacés à Nyanzale.

  • 200 maisons et 31 écoles endommagées par une forte tempête à Oicha.

Aperçu de la situation

04 Mar 2016 description

 ECHO Daily Flash of 04 March 2016

I. International

01 Feb 2016 description

Welcome to Issue 43 of THE ASSESSOR, WFP’s Food Security Analysis e-Newsletter!

• “VAM Talks” Podcast Goes Live

• mVAM in Malawi

• ALNAP Case Study on mVAM

• El Niño Implications and Scenarios for 2015/16

• Focus on the El Niño impact in the Southern African Region

• Market Analysis

• Food Security Information Network

• Emergency Food Security Assessments

• Baseline Studies

• Inter-Agency Work

• Capacity Development and Guidance

• Gender Analysis in VAM

19 Jan 2016 description

Nigeria: An outbreak of Lassa viral haemorrhagic fever was announced in Nigeria on 8 January. At least 140 suspected cases and 30 confirmed cases, including 53 deaths, have been reported in 14 states. The indicated case fatality rate stands at 37.9%.

Gambia: Almost 182,000 people (9% of the population) are severely food insecure after erratic rains caused drought and crop failure. Most affected regions are Upper River, West Coast, and Northern Bank.

12 Jan 2016 description

DRC: Violence between Hutu and Nande, in Miriki, Lubero, Nord-Kivu, allegedly over land, has left 17 dead and over 20,000 displaced. The displaced urgently need food and drinking water.

Iraq: In Ramadi and Hawija, Islamic State has stalled civilians’ attempts to escape conflict zones and persecution. People from Hawija must trek for two days across mountainous terrain to reach safety: 60 people were reported to have died on the journey between November 2015 and January 2016.

05 Jan 2016 description

Zimbabwe: A poor 2014/2015 harvest coupled with delayed onset of rains this cropping season have left 1.5 million people facing food insecurity from January through March 2016. Government maize stocks are dangerously low and humanitarian food assistance plans underfunded. Over 850,000 people urgently require assistance.

22 Dec 2015 description

Snapshot 16–22 December 2015

Cameroon: 2.9 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance. 2.4 million are in need of protection assistance, predominantly in the Far North Region. The government has reportedly urged men to join self-defence groups in the northern areas affected by Boko Haram. The same reports suggest the government has made provisions in its 2016 budget to support the self-defence groups.

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.