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26 May 2017 description

KEY MESSAGES REGIONAL CHOLERA STRATEGY

The “shield and sword” concept, a common language for a proactive, cross-border and multi-disciplinary strategy to prevent the spread of cholera

An evidence-based and multi-sectorial approach targeting high-risk populations, locales, periods and practices

Intervention at a national, cross-border and regional level both before and during outbreaks as well as over the long-term

Building bridges between emergency response and development programs

26 May 2017 description

Le contexte de déplacement au Mali reste complexe et fluide. Des mouvements de personnes déplacées résidant actuellement dans les régions du sud vers les régions du nord continuent d'être signalés. Alors que certains ont indiqué être retournés définitivement, d'autres déplacés expliquent faire des allers-retours entre le lieu de déplacement et le lieu d'origine.

26 May 2017 description

Drought-like conditions continue across Kenya, Somalia, and southern Ethiopia

  1. Below-average rainfall since late February has resulted in moisture deficits throughout many parts of southern South Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia,
    Somalia, and northern Tanzania.

  2. Several consecutive weeks of below-average rainfall has led to early season moisture deficits and deteriorating ground conditions in parts of Ghana.

25 May 2017 description

Highlights

  • As part of Ghana Zero Hunger Strategic Review process, stakeholders in food and nutrition security from all the regions in Ghana have participated in consultations to discuss ways to address the key challenges in the sector, and proffer sustainable measures to attain zero hunger.

  • WFP Ghana is initiating discussions with National AIDS Control Programme to leverage the SCOPE platform in a capacity development assistance programme, for the effective implementation of the HIV programme in the Eastern Region.

24 May 2017 description
report ActionAid

Women are crucial and necessary leaders in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and humanitarian response. However, a key challenge to realising women’s leadership of and participation in DRR is recognising and reducing the burden of unpaid care work, and understanding the barrier that this places on women’s ability to engage as leaders and decision-makers.

24 May 2017 description

ENDING VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN GROSSLY UNDERFUNDED WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION

New report shows only a small fraction of official development assistance goes toward ending violence against children For the first time, a review of official development assistance (ODA) to end violence against children has been done. The report Counting Pennies found that in 2015, total ODA spending was $174 billion and of that, less than 0.6 per cent was allocated to ending violence against children.

22 May 2017 description

BURKINA FASO

FLOODS AFFECT OVER 5,000

Floods and violent winds have killed three people, injured 18 others and destroyed more than 750 houses across the country since the start of May. Overall, 5,129 people have been affected in several localities in the country’s East and South-Western regions. The National Emergency Response Council has provided food and basic household items to the affected families.

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

22 May 2017 description

BURKINA FASO

DES INONDATIONS AFFECTENT PLUS DE 5 000 PERSONNES

Des inondations et Des vents violents ont tué trois personnes, en ont blessé 18 et ont détruit plus de 750 maisons dans le pays depuis début mai. Au total, 5 129 personnes ont été touchées dans plusieurs localités des régions de l'Est et du Sud-Ouest du pays. Le Conseil National de Secours d'Urgence et de Réhabilitation a fourni de la nourriture et des articles ménagers de base aux familles touchées.

RÉPUBLIQUE CENTRAFRICAINE

20 May 2017 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Cereal production in 2016 estimated at above average level

  • Overall food supply situation satisfactory following 2016 good harvests

Cropping season in 2017 started in South

Seasonal rains commenced in March in the southern part of the country, allowing land preparation and maize planting to start. Dry conditions prevail in most parts of the North, where planting is expected to begin in the weeks ahead with the onset of the rains.

19 May 2017 description

Despite recent seasonal rainfall, moisture deficits remain in central Kenya and Somalia

  1. Following rains during early March, significant long-term moisture deficits remain throughout central and eastern Madagascar.

  2. Inconsistent rainfall since late December has led to continued dryness across many parts of western Angola.

19 May 2017 description

Contents

269 Dracunculiasis eradication: global surveillance summary, 2016

286 Fact sheet on Ebola virus disease (updated May 2017)

Sommaire

269 Éradication de la dracunculose: bilan de la surveillance mondiale, 2016

286 Aide-mémoire sur la maladie à virus Ebola (mis à jour en mai 2017)

17 May 2017 description

Finding Solutions

Voluntary repatriation is the most viable durable solution among Ivorian refugees. UNHCR also pursues local integration and resettlement, the latter as a protection tool based on needs.

17 May 2017 description

The World Bank’s Enabling the Business of Agriculture Index (EBA) is a unique tool for measuring the ease of doing agribusiness. EBA data, coupled with contextual analysis and consultations with key stakeholders, can inform priority reforms and allow for transparent result tracking over time and across countries. The index scores the strength of the legal and institutional environment for agribusinesses across eight topics: seed, fertilizer, machinery, finance, markets, transport, water, and ICT.

17 May 2017 description

I – POINTS SAILLANTS

Décembre 2016

Convoi - Décembre 2016

Mali

93 personnes sont rentrées du Mali le 21 et le 29 Décembre 2016. Les rapatriés ont reçus l’assistance nécessaire en matière de viatiques et soins médicaux. Environ 948 réfugiés ivoiriens sont encore présents sur le sol malien au 31 Décembre 2016.

Togo

17 May 2017 description

I – POINTS SAILLANTS ET DEFIS MAJEURS

Octobre 2016

1. Suspension des convois de rapatriement

17 May 2017 description

I – POINTS SAILLANTS

1. Reprise des convois de rapatriement

A – Convois en provenance du Ghana

  • Augmentation progressive des intentions de retour au niveau des refugiés vivants au Ghana. 7 personnes sont retournées dans leurs localités respectives.

  • 23 Novembre 2016 : arrivée d’une famille de 3 personnes accueillie au niveau d’Agnibilékro ville frontalière du Ghana.

16 May 2017 description

Mostly normal start of season with average or better, well distributed rainfall

KEY MESSAGES

  • The onset of the long season (March to July) rains occurred in early March in the bi-modal zone and gradually expanded northward following the ITF migration to reach the Sudanian-Guinean zone in April and southern Sahelian zone in late April-early May.

16 May 2017 description

Welcome to the May issue of the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project’s (ACLED) Conflict Trends report. Each month, ACLED researchers gather, analyse and publish data on political violence in Africa in realtime. Weekly updates to realtime conflict event data are published on the ACLED website.

12 May 2017 description

285.0 M required for 2017

71.8 M contributions received, representing 25% of requirements

213.2 M funding gap for West Africa