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World + 43 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 16–23 April

The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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World + 43 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 25 March – 1 April

The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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World + 42 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 11 - 18 March

The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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World + 43 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 25 February – 04 March

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Senegal + 3 others
The ICRC regional delegation in Dakar

27-02-2014 Overview

The ICRC protects and assists the victims of violence in Casamance and Guinea-Bissau, and visits those detainees that fall under its mandate. It supports the National Societies and promotes international humanitarian law among armed forces personnel and other weapon bearers. The organization encourages implementation of IHL by the authorities in Cape Verde, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, and Senegal.

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World + 36 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 18 - 25 February

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Nigeria + 9 others
West and Central Africa Humanitarian Bulletin February 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • UN and partners launch USD$2.03 billion Strategic Response Plan for nine Sahel countries.

  • There are 698,500 IDPs in CAR, down by 223,500 since mid-January. Number of refugees increased by over 35,000 to 280,000.

  • Increased violence in CAR results in more than 78,000 migrant evacuees, over 70,000 to Chad alone.

  • Food in CAR is increasingly scarce. WFP begins airlifting food to Bangui due to insecure roads. FAO warns of risk of missing the planting season.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 11 – 18 February

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Cameroon + 14 others
West and Central Africa Humanitarian Bulletin January 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Catherine Samba-Panza elected President of the Central African Republic

  • Revised Strategic Response Plan for CAR appeals for US$551.3 million to assist 1.9 million people

  • Donors pledge US$500 million for aid to CAR at high-level meeting in Brussels

  • Some 5,700 Malian refugees return between June and December 2013

  • Over 4,000 people seek refuge in Cameroon after clashes in northeast Nigeria in mid-January

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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World + 34 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 04 – 11 February

The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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Mali + 8 others
2014-2016 Plan de Réponse Stratégique Région du Sahel - Résumé exécutif

Perspectives de détérioration dans certains grands pays conduisant à une augmentation des chiffres en 2014 Une action humanitaire consistante sera toujours nécessaire au Sahel en 2014 et au-delà. Plus de 20 millions de personnes pourraient avoir besoin d’une aide humanitaire, à savoir des interventions vitales en sécurité alimentaire, une protection suite aux conflits et violences, un renforcement des mécanismes d’adaptation des ménages et des communautés et un appui aux solutions à long-terme pour les personnes déplacées internes (PDI) et les réfugiés.

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Gambia + 5 others
2014-2016 Strategic Response Plan Gambia

Summary

Strategic objectives

  • Track and analyse risk and vulnerability, integrating findings into humanitarian and development programming.
  • Support vulnerable populations to better cope with shocks by responding earlier to warning signals, by reducing post-crisis recovery times and by building capacity of national actors.
  • Deliver coordinated and integrated life-saving assistance to people affected by emergencies.

Priority actions

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Mali + 9 others
Sahel Humanitarian Dashboard (as of 31 January 2013)

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Mali + 8 others
2014-2016 Strategic Response Plan Sahel Region

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Deteriorating outlook in a number of big countries driving numbers up in 2014

Substantial humanitarian action will continue to be required in the Sahel in 2014 and beyond. Over 20 million people are projected to be in need of humanitarian assistance, including life-saving food security interventions, protection from conflict and violence, strengthening household and community coping mechanisms and supporting longer-term solutions for internally displaced people (IDPs) and refugees.

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Mali + 20 others
Humanitarian Assistance in Review West Africa | Fiscal Year (FY) 2004 – 2013

In the past decade, chronic food insecurity and malnutrition, cyclical drought, locust infestations, seasonal floods, disease outbreaks, and recurrent complex emergencies have presented significant challenges to vulnerable populations in the West Africa region. Between FY 2004 and FY 2013, USAID’s Office of U.S.

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Mali + 9 others
Sahel – Disaster Risk Management: Development Operational Plan 2014

1. Executive Summary

The Sahel Regional Representation, based in Senegal, supports National Societies in ten countries: Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Chad, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Senegal. It is part of the larger IFRC secretariat presence in the Africa Zone and reports to the Africa Zone Office.

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West and Central Africa Humanitarian Bulletin December 2013

At the end of 2013, the Sahel has received 59 per cent ($1.04 billion) of the $1.71 billion requested. WASH, Agriculture and Education remain seriously underfunded.

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Niger + 15 others
OFID Governing Board approves new loans and grants to boost socio-economic development

Vienna, Austria, December 11, 2013. Meeting in its 145th Session, the Governing Board of the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has approved financing over US$403m to boost socio-economic development in over 35 partner countries. Of the new commitments some US$306.04m went to support 14 public sector loans and seven grants. The bulk of the public sector funding will co-finance transportation, education, energy, poverty reduction, and water supply and sanitation projects. Under OFID’s private sector and trade finance programs, eight projects totalling US$97m were approved.

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Mali + 8 others
Sahel Crisis 2013: Funding status as of 29 November 2013

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