- Acción contra el Hambre y la Comisión Europea lanzan, con el apoyo de Radio 3, una campaña para hacer oír el sonido del hambre, que aterra cada año a cinco millones de niños en el Sahel, y que en 2017 podría alcanzar los agudos de la hambruna en cuatro países del mundo.
El rechinar de una puerta que se abre poco a poco. Sirenas de ambulancia en la calle. Voces en el pasillo. Un trueno. Hay sonidos que asustan a los niños.
Analyse régionale de la situation de l’insécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle aiguë
La consommation alimentaire :
globalement satisfaisante sauf dans le bassin du Lac Tchad, dans certaines poches au Niger, au Mali et au Sénégal.
l’évolution des moyens d’existence :
ils sont durables et protégées, toutefois ils demeurent érodés dans les zones en conflit dans le bassin du Lac Tchad, au Nord Mali et les zones frontalières du Liptako Gourma (Burkina Faso-Mali-Niger).
Summary of major revisions made to emergency plan of action:
Louise Hunt, Freelance journalist and regular IRIN contributor specialising in social affairs and international development
“I am very happy to be home,” said 18-year-old Mohammed Nyabally, sitting on the steps of his uncle’s house in Serekunda, a town near The Gambia’s coast.
Just two weeks earlier, he was languishing in a prison near Tripoli; his third spell in detention during the nine months he spent in Libya trying to board a boat to cross the Mediterranean.
The Zero Hunger Country Strategic Review has officially begun.
A total of 7,416 people were assisted under the immediate response emergency operation (IR-EMOP 201036) in February 2017.
25,170 arrivals by sea in 2017 559 dead/missing published 09:00 CET 24 March 363,401 arrivals in 2016
Monthly regional mixed migration summary for February 2017 covering mixed migration events, incidents, trends and data for the West Africa region
In response to an invitation by the Gambian authorities, the European Union has deployed an Election Observation Mission (EOM) to The Gambia to observe the Parliamentary elections scheduled for 6 April 2017. This would be the first time the EU would be deploying a fully-fledged EOM in The Gambia, reflecting the EU's commitment to supporting credible, transparent and inclusive elections in the country in a framework of broader democratic reforms.
DTM’S FLOW MONITORING SURVEY IN ITALY
This report contains the findings from the Flow Monitoring Surveys (FMS) conducted from June to November 2016 in Sicily, Apulia and Calabria, as part of IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) activities in the Mediterranean and beyond, which started in October 2015 with the aim to track and monitor populations on the move through the Mediterranean and Western Balkan routes to Europe.
Until 28 February 2017, there were 13,439 cumulative arrivals to Italy, compared to 9,101 arrivals recorded in the same month in 2016 (a 48% increase). Greece has seen a 98% lower number of arrivals in February 2017 when compared to the same period in 2016, 2,611 and 125,494 respectively.
According to available data, there have been 17,479 new arrivals to Greece, Italy and Bulgaria, as countries of first arrival to Europe since the beginning of 2017 till 28 of February 2017.
by Paul D. Williams
19,722 arrivals by sea in 2017 525 dead/missing published 09:00 CET 17 March 363,401 arrivals in 2016
At the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) in Istanbul in May 2016, global leaders came together to express their commitment to place people at the centre of decision-making and action. In doing so, they reaffirmed that the scale of current humanitarian issues required greater international cooperation. The Summit triggered a major shift in how the global community will work closer together to prevent and respond to human suffering.
THE ROAD TO A NEW WAY OF WORKING…
Germany - A new data briefing produced by IOM’s Global Migration Data Analysis Centre (GMDAC) highlights a 27 percent increase in migrant deaths worldwide during 2016 compared to 2015. The number of migrant deaths and disappearances recorded by IOM increased significantly in many regions of the world, including the Mediterranean, the Middle East, North Africa, and Latin America.
19,653 arrivals by sea in 2017
published 09:00 CET 14 March
363,401 arrivals in 2016
Caritas is urging that proper protection be given to the millions of children who now make up an astonishing half of the world’s total refugees.
“Many children have been made to travel alone as refugees or economic migrants,” says Maria Amparo Alonso Escobar, Head of the Caritas Delegation at the UN in Geneva. “They face a great risk from human traffickers and sexual predators. Their voices often go unheard and their needs are forgotten or ignored."
Libya continues to be the main departure and transit point for departure from North Africa towards Europe. As of 28 February 2017, the Libyan Coast Guard rescued/intercepted a total of 1,873 people in different locations along the Libyan coast, in Az Zawiyah, Zuwarah, Tripoli and Al Khums. Since 1 January 2017, Libyan local authorities have recovered 117 bodies of people who drowned while attempting to cross the Mediterranean towards Europe.
Moussa Faki Mahamat, nouveau président de la Commission de l’Union africaine (UA), prendra ses fonctions à la mi-mars alors que le continent est confronté à la plus grave série de crises humanitaires depuis les années 1990. La plus inquiétante se situe dans le bassin du lac Tchad où plus de 11 millions de personnes ont besoin d’une aide d’urgence.