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05 May 2016 description

This bulletin examines trends in staple food and fuel prices, the cost of the basic food basket and consumer price indices for 71 countries in the first quarter of 2016 (January to March).1 The maps on pages 6–7 disaggregate the impact analysis to sub-national level.

Global Highlights

•During Q1-2016, FAO’s global cereal price index fell by 14 percent year-on-year thanks to ample supplies and stock positions. The index is now at levels last seen in early 2007. The FAO global food price index is 15 percent lower than in Q1-2015.

05 May 2016 description

Highlights

  • As part of its information and awareness campaign, IOM organized a three-day cultural festival in Agadez, Niger. The festival opened at the IOM transit centre with a video screening exploring migration in Niger and the region. Other activities included a football match in the town square between a migrant team and young people from Agadez, and an evening of participatory theatre to encourage discussion around informed decisions about migration and safer alternatives.

19 Apr 2016 description
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Technical Annex - Version 1

The activities proposed hereafter are still subject to the adoption of the financing decision ECHO/WWD/ BUD/2016/01000

AMOUNT: EUR 12 000 000

08 Apr 2016 description

This update is issued after four months of operation and it aims to detail achievements to-date and a request for an exceptional no-cost extension due to severe delays in emergency shelter material procurement.

Summary:

06 Apr 2016 description

L'essentiel

  • Détérioration continue de la situation alimentaire des populations déplacées dans le bassin du lac Tchad.

  • Augmentation du nombre de populations déplacées au Nigeria et au Mali.

  • Poursuite des activités de cultures de décrue et de contre-saison dans la majeure partie des zones de la région.

  • Les approvisionnements en céréales sont jugés globalement satisfaisants dans la région.

06 Apr 2016 description

STATISTICS AND HIGHLIGHTS

Nobody filed intend to seek asylum on 5 April, keeping the total in April at 84 (statistics courtesy of the Ministry of Interior).

23 Mar 2016 description

STATISTICS AND HIGHLIGHTS

  • No official arrivals or departures were recorded.

  • In the West, the authorities transferred 150 Syrian refugees (mostly families) from Sid RAP to Principovac RAP. Another group of approximately 10 women and 14 children, mostly single mothers, were transferred from Adasevci RAP to Tutin and Sjenica Asylum Centres. More transfers to Principovac from Sid RAP are expected in the coming days.

21 Mar 2016 description

STATISTICS AND HIGHLIGHTS

  • On 18 March, UNHCR reiterated that asylum safeguards must prevail during the implementation of the new EU - Turkey Migration agreement. Please find attached the full UNHCR press-release.

  • Estimate of refugees/migrants currently in Serbia: 2,000

  • Ten (two on 18/03; two on 19/03 and six on 20/03)* individuals expressed their intent to seek asylum during the reporting period, bringing the total in March 2016 to 440. *Ministry of Interior (MOI) daily statistics

21 Mar 2016 description

STATISTICS AND HIGHLIGHTS

  • Estimate of refugees/asylum-seekers currently in Serbia: 2,000

  • 12* individuals expressed their intent to seek asylum during the reporting period, bringing the total in March 2016 to 430. *Ministry of Interior (MOI) daily statistics

  • No official arrivals or departures were recorded.

SOUTH

20 Mar 2016 description

Tunisie : faits et chiffres 2015

Les principales activités de la délégation régionale de Tunis sont les visites aux détenus en Tunisie, sa réponse aux conséquences humanitaires du conflit au Sahara occidental, le rétablissement du contact entre les membres de familles dispersées et la promotion du droit international humanitaire.

Nos opérations majeures en Tunisie en 2015

17 Mar 2016 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Mixed outlook for winter cereals across the country: drought in west, favourable conditions in east

  • Recovery in cereal production in 2015 compared to previous year’s weather-stricken harvest

  • Wheat imports slightly lower than last year

  • Annualized food inflation eased in January 2016

  • Humanitarian assistance continued under Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation to refugees

Mixed outlook for winter cereals across the country

16 Mar 2016 description

STATISTICS

  • Estimate of refugees/asylum-seekers currently in Serbia: 2,000

  • 15* individuals expressed their intent to seek asylum during the reporting period, bringing the total in March 2016 to 402. *Ministry of Interior (MOI) daily statistics

  • No arrivals or departures were recorded.

SOUTH

13 Mar 2016 description

STATISTICS AND HIGHLIGHTS

  • The UN Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees, Kelly Clements continued her visit to Serbia. As part of the agenda the Deputy High Commissioner met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ivica Dacic and the Serbian Commissioner for Refugees, Vladimir Cucic. She also visited a refugee family from Croatia that is part of the UNHCR refugee housing programme (RHP).

10 Mar 2016 description

STATISTICS AND HIGHLIGHTS

  • The UN Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees, Kelly Clements is visiting the UNHCR Operation in Serbia. As part of her mission to the South of the country, together with the Minister of Labour, Aleksandar Vulin, she visited the Miratovac Refugee Aid Point (RAP) and the Presevo Reception Centre (RC) where she met with the stranded refugees. The Deputy High Commissioner was also able to visit the 437 refugees, including many women and children, stranded on the fYR Macedonia side of the border on the “white stone” since 7 March.

09 Mar 2016 description

Global crop prospects benign, but hunger intensifies in areas suffering from conflict

Food security worsens further in Southern Africa due to drought

9 March 2016, Rome - Thirty-four countries, including 27 in Africa, are currently in need of external assistance for food due to drought, flooding and civil conflicts, according to a new edition of FAO's Crop Prospects and Food Situation report released today.

02 Mar 2016 description

STATISTICS AND HIGHLIGHTS

  • UNICEF criticized that Child refugees and migrants suffer most by border restrictions. Please find attached the full news release.

  • 372 refugees arrived from fYR Macedonia. 452 departed to Croatia.