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22 Jul 2016 description
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) and partners established a definition of what constitutes an outbreak, endemic transmission, and the interruption of mosquito-borne transmission in order to better characterize the level of transmission of Zika virus infection (Table 1, Fig. 2). This classification system was put into use as of the situation report of 7 July 2016.

20 Jul 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Commitments made at the World Humanitarian Summit are being transformed into an Action Plan.

  • Some 3.8 million people in the Lake Chad Basin are facing severe food insecurity in the current lean period.

  • Aid groups step up response to people in need across the Lake Chad Basin, where hunger and malnutrition are on the rise.

  • Heavy flooding triggered by torrential rains in Ghana, Chad and Niger.

  • Ebola outbreak is over in the three worst-hit West African countries.

20 Jul 2016 description

Highlights

  • The Country Programme is experiencing critical pipeline breaks for its nutrition activities.

  • In June WFP assisted 118,000 children through the School feeding Programme.

Operational Updates

  • On 06 June 2016 Country Office received 3,400 MT of rice donated by USDA that will be used for the school meals programme. The CO expects to receive more commodities from USDA in July (pinto beans and Oil). These commodities will feed 178,000 children across the country.

15 Jul 2016 description

Renewed violence in South Sudan

The major outbreak of violence in the South Sudanese capital of Juba this past week caused hundred of deaths. The violence, which has also displaced 30 000 people, continues despite a joint call by President Salva Kiir and Vice-President Riek Machar to stop the clashes. This raises questions about their control over their respective factions.

14 Jul 2016 description

In this issue

  • Special focus: 27th AU Summit, Kigali Women’s rights and the African Union Commission (AUC) elections top the agenda of the AU summit from 10–18 July 2016

  • Candidates for the position of AUC chairperson are campaigning in the run-up to the elections.

  • The chairperson of the AUC has over the years taken on more and more responsibility to drive change in Africa.

Situation Analysis

08 Jul 2016 description

In the first six months of 2016 the Peace and Security Council (PSC) had a lot on its plate. A brief overview of the crises and PSC decisions in this period reveals the complexity of the council’s work.

05 Jul 2016 description

CAMEROUN

ONZE TUÉS DANS UN ATTENTAT SUICIDE

Le 29 juin, un attentat suicide perpétré par un présumé membre de Boko Haram a tué au moins 11 personnes dans la localité de Djakana, près de la frontière du Nigeria, dans la région de l'Extrême-Nord du pays. Les victimes étaient principalement des membres d'un groupe d'autodéfense local. Le Secrétaire général Ban Ki-moon a condamné l'attaque et a renouvelé son appel aux partenaires internationaux à fournir un appui aux pays du bassin du lac Tchad.

RÉPUBLIQUE CENTRAFRICAINE

05 Jul 2016 description

CAMEROON

ELEVEN KILLED IN SUICIDE BLAST

A suicide bombing on 29 June by a suspected Boko Haram attacker killed at least 11 people in Djakana locality near the Nigerian border in the country’s Far North region. The victims were mainly members of a local vigilante group. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the attack and renewed his call on international partners to provide support to the countries of the Lake Chad Basin.

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

LRA STEPS UP VIOLENCE

01 Jul 2016 description

Global Overview – Trends and Outlook

30 Jun 2016 description

L’OIM croit fermement en une migration effectué dans le bon ordre et dans le respect de la dignité humaine et toutes les donn ées présentées par le monitoring des flux servent à informer et mettre en évidence le phénomène migratoire dans une région qui po se certains dangers pour les migrants (difficulté climatiques, routes dangereuse, vulnérabilité à l’exploitation/la traite/autre abus).

30 Jun 2016 description

IOM firmly believes in humane and orderly migration for all and all data reported through the flow monitoring aims to inform and highlight a migratory phenomenon in an area with dangers for migrants (challenging climate, dangerous road conditions, vulnerability to trafficking/other exploitation/abuse).

30 Jun 2016 description

Le Réseau de systèmes d’alerte précoce contre la famine (FEWS NET) surveille les tendances des prix des aliments de base dans les pays vulnérables à l'insécurité alimentaire. Pour chaque pays et chaque région couvert par FEWS NET, le Bulletin des prix fournit un ensemble de graphiques indiquant les prix mensuels de l’année commerciale en cours pour certains centres urbains, et permettant à l’utilisateur de comparer les tendances actuelles à la fois aux moyennes quinquennales, qui indiquent les tendances saisonnières, et aux prix de l'année précédente.

29 Jun 2016 description

Dakar, 28 juin 2016 - Le Bureau des Nations Unies pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest et le Sahel (UNOWAS), l'Institut International de la Paix (IPI) et le Département fédéral des affaires étrangères de la Confédération suisse (DFAE), ont organisé une rencontre de haut niveau sur le thème : « Investir dans la Paix et la Prévention de la Violence en Afrique de l’Ouest et au Sahel ».

28 Jun 2016 description
report European Commission

1. Executive Summary

The European Union (EU) decided to establish the African Peace Facility (APF) in December 2003 in order to respond to an African request to support its peace and security agenda based on the recognition that peace is a necessary precondition for sustainable development.

27 Jun 2016 description

Disease epidemics result in substantial ill health and loss of lives and therefore pose a threat to global health security, undermine socio-economic lives and destabilize societies.