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02 May 2016 description

Weekly trends can fluctuate due to security conditions in the region, the political climate in Niger and neighbouring countries, presence of migrants at the flow monitoring points and availability of transport and opportunities. For more detailed analysis see the flow monitoring survey reports.

30 Apr 2016 description
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Dry conditions developing in the Gulf of Guinea region and northern Hispaniola

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Poorly-distributed rainfall since O ctober 2015 has resulted in large moisture deficits, leading to wilted crops, livestock deaths, and reduced water availability over many areas of Southern Africa. With the season coming to an end, recovery is unlikely.

29 Apr 2016 description

Nairobi, 29 April 2016 – The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today launched its 2015 Annual Report website and print edition in all six UN languages. The report showcases many of UNEP’s big results of the last year – from key work in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement to securing investor pledges to decarbonize $600 billion worth of assets under management – and zooms in on projects helping communities in countries like Colombia and Cambodia to adapt to climate change and develop sustainable livelihoods.

29 Apr 2016 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

28 Apr 2016 description

Since 2007, Generations For Peace has trained 8,920 volunteers from 50 countries, and with our support, volunteer-led programmes have reached 229,020 children, youth, and adults in communities facing different forms of violence. Our cascading model, in which volunteers we have trained directly (1st generation) go on to train other 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and even up to 6th generation volunteers in their communities, increases our reach and reinforces the sustainability of our efforts.

26 Apr 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Faits saillants à mi-Avril:

  • Ghana : Alerte choléra - Le ministère de la santé a publié une alerte choléra, en amont de l’entrée de la saison des pluies, et en rapportant le premier cas de choléra confirmé pour la zone métropolitaine d’Accra, le 7 avril. En 2014, la seule Région du Grand Accra a enregistré 28 975 cas de choléra dont 243 décès. En 2015, l’épidémie de choléra, même si drastiquement mieux contrôlé, avait tout de même affectée 692 cas dont 15 décès.

26 Apr 2016 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Preliminary estimates for 2015 harvest indicate an average cereal production

  • Access to food constrained by high inflation rate

22 Apr 2016 description

Highlights

  • WFP is preparing a budget revision of the Country Programme 2012-2016, to introduce cash-based transfers (CBT) for the nutrition and take-home rations, and priorities of the approved project on enhanced nutrition value chains.

  • A concept note to request the alignment of the country programme with 2015 updated food security and nutrition data is being developed.

  • WFP and UNICEF are supporting the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection in an operational review of the Ghana School Feeding Programme

15 Apr 2016 description
report African Union

By Justice Lucy Asuagbor, Commissioner, Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Women in Africa

THE MAPUTO PROTOCOL

13 Apr 2016 description

Highlights

  • Over the reporting period (31 March –6 April) countries of first arrival (Italy, Greece, and Bulgaria) saw an average decrease of 33% in numbers of arrivals compared with the previous week. In particular, Italy saw a 59% decrease compared to previous week.

  • The total number of migrants and refugees stranded in Greece and in the Western Balkans is 57,812. For a more detailed look, please see the accommodation pages of Greece, fYROM, Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia.

13 Apr 2016 description

Weekly trends can fluctuate due to security conditions in the region, the political climate in Niger and neighbouring countries, presence of migrants at the flow monitoring points and availability of transport and opportunities. For more detailed analysis see the flow monitoring survey reports.

09 Apr 2016 description

Key Points

  • Continued deterioration of the food situation of displaced populations in the Lake Chad basin.

  • Increased number of displaced people in Nigeria and Mali.

  • Continuation of the recession and off-season crops activities in most areas of the region.

  • Cereal supplies are deemed generally satisfactory in the region.

08 Apr 2016 description

In this issue - 181: A review of the role of training in WHO Ebola emergency response - 186: Yellow fever urban outbreak in Angola and the risk of extension - 192: Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, January–February 2016

Dans ce numéro - 181: Examen du rôle des formations dispensées dans le cadre de la réponse de l’OMS à la crise Ebola - 186: Flambée urbaine de fièvre jaune en Angola et risque d’extension - 192: Rapport mensuel des cas de dracunculose, janvier-février 2016

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
  • As a result of violent clashes that started on 29 March between native farmers and migrant pastoralists in Bouna, northeastern Côte d‘Ivoire, 27 people have been killed and more than 40 wounded.

  • It is estimated that about 5 500 people have been displaced due to the violence. According to UNHCR, 1 500 took refuge in Burkina Faso and 500 in Ghana; about 2 500 moved in Bouna city, the remaining ones are displaced in surrounding villages.

04 Apr 2016 description

NOTE D’INFORMATION

Dakar, 30 Mars 2016- Dans le cadre de sa traditionnelle rencontre thématique « Arbre à Palabres », le Bureau des Nations Unies pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest et le Sahel (UNOWAS) a abrité, le 29 mars 2016, une rencontre sur le thème : « L’Exclusion sociale : l’autre défi de la stabilité, de la paix et de la Sécurité en Afrique de l’Ouest ».

04 Apr 2016 description

Weekly trends can fluctuate due to security conditions in the region, the political climate in Niger and neighbouring countries, presence of migrants at the flow monitoring points and availability of transport and opportunities. For more detailed analysis see the flow monitoring survey reports.

01 Apr 2016 description

West Africa can be divided into three agro-ecological zones or three different trade basins (West Basin, Central Basin and East Basin). Both important for understanding market behavior and dynamics.

30 Mar 2016 description

Highlights

  • The total number of migrants and refugees stranded in Greece and in the Western Balkans is 56,578. For a more detailed look, please see the accommodation pages of Greece, fYROM, Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia.

  • On 18 March , EU leaders met with their Turkish counterpart, Prime Minister of Turkey Ahmed Davutoğlu. They reached an agreement aimed at stopping the flow of irregular migration via Turkey to Europe. The main action points of the agreement are available, please see page 9.