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30 Jun 2015 description

Overview

Over the past 10 years the SADC region has experienced 545 disaster events which affected approximately 39 million people and resulted in 5,300 deaths (EMDAT). The highest number of disaster events occurred in 2006/2007 and 2011, with fewer disaster events during the last 3 years. Droughts and floods affected the highest number of people. The largest number of people were affected in Malawi, Zimbabwe and Tanzania respectively, with the most people affected during 2005 and 2007.

26 Jun 2015 description

Contents

309 Update on vaccine-derived polioviruses worldwide, January 2014–March 2015

Sommaire

309 Le point sur les poliovirus dérivés de souches vaccinales détectés dans le monde, janvier 2014-mars 2015

24 Jun 2015 description

Au cours de la réunion de restitution qui s’est tenue le 24 juin 2015 dans les locaux de la Représentation à Madagascar de l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture (FAO), le Coordinateur de campagne du Programme triennal (2013-2016) de réponse à l’invasion acridienne à Madagascar, M. Saïd Lagnaoui, a présenté un pré-bilan des activités de la campagne 2014/15 ainsi que les activités prévisionnelles de la troisième et dernière campagne (2015/16) de ce Programme après un point de situation acridienne présenté par M.

24 Jun 2015 description

Overview

Over the past 10 years the SADC region has experienced 545 disaster events which affected approximately 39 million people and resulted in 5,300 deaths (EMDAT). The highest number of disaster events occurred in 2006/2007 and 2011, with fewer disaster events during the last 3 years.
Droughts and floods affected the highest number of people. The largest number of people were affected in Malawi, Zimbabwe and Tanzania respectively, with the most people affected during 2005 and 2007.

24 Jun 2015 description

Situation Overview

The 2014/2015 Southern African rainfall season, which stretches from October to May , saw severe floods in the east of the region. The remainder of the region experienced poor rains that were late to arrive and irregular.

Malawi, Mozambique and Madagascar were hit by multiple floods between December 2014 and April 2015 (accounting for 97% of all flood affected people) . A total of 10 tropical storm systems were monitored during the season, with tropical storms Chedza and Fundi affecting Madagascar in early 2015.

23 Jun 2015 description

Foreword

In 2015, the world continues to face an unprecedented number of humanitarian crises.

22 Jun 2015 description

Diagnostic

Durant la 3ème décade d’avril 2015, la pluviosité diminuait par rapport à la décade précédente, induisant un dessèchement du tapis végétal, surtout dans des biotopes xérophiles. Dans l’Aire grégarigène, les populations du Criquet migrateur malgache colonisaient les biotopes méso-hygrophiles et hygrophiles. Dans l’Aire d’invasion, les biotopes mésophiles et xérophiles semblaient être acceptables pour le développement du Criquet migrateur malgache.

19 Jun 2015 description
  • An Independent Outbreak Response Assessment in Equatorial Guinea took place last week with over a year since the most recent case of polio on the 3 May 2014. They concluded that there is no evidence that wild poliovirus continues to circulate in the country and that there has been a significant improvement in surveillance. Strengthening routine immunization was identified as the highest priority for sustaining the gains of the outbreak response.

17 Jun 2015 description

NAIROBI, 17 June 2015 - World leaders will gather in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, next month to focus on the issue of global development financing. The Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3) is another key milestone in the post-2015 development agenda aimed at reducing extreme poverty by 2030.

17 Jun 2015 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Rice production in 2015 expected to remain below-average, but increase marginally compared to partially-improved 2014 output

  • Food security conditions aggravated in areas affected by cyclones and floods, while dry conditions in southern regions raise concerns over a third successive year of reduced crop production

  • An FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission (CFSAM) is planned to take place in July 2015

16 Jun 2015 description
  1. INTRODUCTION

1.1 Madagascar est confronté à une pauvreté structurellement élevée, aggravée par les phénomènes climatiques extrêmes à répétition qui rendent les populations davantage vulnérables. Selon l’enquête nationale de suivi des OMD (ENSOMD) de 2012, la pauvreté touchait près de 71,5% de la population (soit 77% en milieu rural). L’extrême pauvreté touchait 52,7% des malgaches avec des inégalités sociales et de revenus très fortes. Avec un PIB par habitant estimé à 463 USD en 2013, Madagascar compte ainsi parmi les pays les plus pauvres d’Afrique Sub-saharienne.

15 Jun 2015 description

Jun 2015

Diagnostic

Durant la 2ème décade d’avril 2015, la pluviosité diminuait par rapport à la décade précédente. Dans l’Aire grégarigène, les compartiments Nord et Centre restaient globalement favorables au développement du Criquet migrateur malgache. Dans le compartiment Sud, seuls les biotopes xérophiles n’offraient plus de conditions favorables au développement du Criquet migrateur malgache. Dans l’Aire d’invasion, beaucoup de biotopes semblaient être acceptables au développement du Criquet migrateur malgache.

13 Jun 2015 description
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This brief summarizes FEWS NET’s most for ward-looking analysis of projected emergency food assistance needs in FEWS NET coverag e countries. The projected size of each country’s acutely food insecure population (IPC Phase 3 and higher) is compared to last year and the re cent five-year average and categorized as Higher ( S ), Similar ( X ), or Lower ( T ). Countries where external emergency food assistance needs are anticipated are identified. Projected lean season months highlighted in red indica te either an early start or an extension to the typical lean season.

12 Jun 2015 description
report World Bank

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Over one third of Bank-supported Community-Driven Development (CDD) programs in Africa are in countries affected by fragility and conflict.

  • Involving communities helps build trust and deliver services quickly when government capacity is low.

  • The Bank is supporting practitioners to share innovations to respond to diverse challenges.

11 Jun 2015 description

This week, the “Written Declaration on EU Support and Funding for Polio Eradication” was signed by a majority of the members of the European Parliament. In total, 380 European Parliamentarians signed the Written Declaration, which calls for continued commitment to polio eradication by the European Commission. More

09 Jun 2015 description

SITUATION ÉCO-MÉTÉOROLOGIQUE

  1. Situation éco-météorologique globale Durant la 1ère décade d’avril 2015, l'installation de la saison fraîche et sèche se confirmait dans les deux-tiers Sud-Ouest du pays (pluies faibles ou nulles). Dans le tiers Nord-Est la pluviosité était moyenne (inférieure à 40 mm).

09 Jun 2015 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.