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29 Jul 2016 description

Key Drivers of the Crisis

  • Chronic vulnerability: recurrent shocks (droughts, floods, epidemics, locust), chronic poverty and market instability have contributed to the deterioration of livelihoods and to a lack of opportunities for youth.
  • The presence of State administration, the access to drinking water and to basic social services remain limited in areas of insecurity in parts of the north and center of Mali which increases the vulnerability of communities.
  • Inter-community conflicts and socio-political factors continue to fuel sporadic displacements.
29 Jul 2016 description

Key Drivers of the Crisis

  • Food insecurity, malnutrition and overall vulnerability are results of recurring natural hazards (droughts, floods), increasing food prices and overall scarcity of resources.
  • The country continues to host Malian refugees, their returns are contingent on restoring peace and security in Northern Mali.
  • Diseases under epidemiological surveillance are likely to report increased number of cases as a result of poor access to health structures and water, sanitation, and hygiene facilities.
29 Jul 2016 description

KEY DRIVERS OF THE CRISIS

  • Chronic structural vulnerabilities compounded by recurrent shocks (droughts, floods, epidemics, locusts) have eroded household and community resilience that need to be reinforced.

  • Prolonged displacement puts additional stress on the communities hosting 33,692 Malian refugees since 2012 and 15,088 of their animals.

29 Jul 2016 description

29 juillet 2016, Rome -**Un rapport élaboré par les deux agences onusiennes alerte sur le sort de millions de personnes vivant dans les 17 pays touchés par des conflits prolongés et qui se trouvent actuellement en situation de grave insécurité alimentaire. Selon le document présenté au Conseil de sécurité de l'ONU, ces conflits entravent également les efforts mondiaux visant à éradiquer la malnutrition.**

29 Jul 2016 description

The world is grappling with a growing number of people forced to flee their homes to escape conflict and violence. Today, more than 65 million people are displaced worldwide. Some have been living away from their homes for longer than five years. In response to this escalating global crisis, the European Commission supports humanitarian projects to assist displaced populations worldwide.

29 Jul 2016 description
report UN News Service

28 juillet 2016 – Le Conseil de sécurité de l'ONU a salué jeudi l'amélioration de la situation politique observée récemment en Afrique de l'Ouest, tout en soulignant la nécessité d'accroître la coopération militaire entre les Etats de cette région et du Sahel pour lutter contre le groupe terroriste Boko Haram.

29 Jul 2016 description
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Heavy rains may lead to flooding in East and West Africa, dryness persists in Central America

  1. Consistent and above average rain over the past few weeks has led to moisture surpluses throughout much of Eastern Africa. Torrential rain is forecast to continue over western Sudan and the highlands of Ethiopia and Eritrea, which is likely to raise the River Nile and Al Gash River levels further and potentially result in flooding over many areas of Sudan during the next week.

29 Jul 2016 description
report UN Security Council

SC/12465

7750th Meeting (AM)
SECURITY COUNCIL
MEETINGS COVERAGE

The Security Council underscored the importance of long-term institution-building as a critical part of peacebuilding in Africa, as it held an open debate today on the topic where speakers emphasized the importance of addressing the root causes of conflict, the need for predictable and sustainable financing, and closer cooperation with the African Union and subregional organizations.

29 Jul 2016 description
report UN Security Council

SC/12464

7749th Meeting (AM)
SECURITY COUNCIL
MEETINGS COVERAGE

The Security Council today welcomed the merging of the Office of the Special Envoy for the Sahel with the United Nations Office for West Africa, encouraging the Secretary-General’s Special Representative in the region to ensure a unified management structure for the new United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS).

28 Jul 2016 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Plus de 69 000 personnes ont été obligées de se déplacer à la suite des attaques de Yébi et de Bosso en mai et juin 2016.
  • Plus de 966 000 personnes ont reçu de l’assistance alimentaire dans le pays depuis janvier.
  • Près de 30 000 personnes sont affectées par les inondations.

Diffa : Des besoins croissants, des ressources limitées

Les attaques de mai et juin ont entrainé le déplacement de plus de 69 000 personnes

28 Jul 2016 description
report African Union

Addis-Abéba, le 25 juillet 2016 : La Présidente de la Commission de l’Union africaine (UA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, se félicite du déploiement de la Mission conjointe d’évaluation technique de la situation sécuritaire au nord du Mali. Elle rappelle à cet égard que ladite mission, qui comprend l’UA, les Nations unies, la Communauté économique des États d’Afrique de l’Ouest (CEDEAO), ainsi que les pays de la région, fait suite à la Mission initiale, conduite en mars avec la participation de l’UA et des Nations unies.

28 Jul 2016 description
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Briefs for UN Security Council highlight how millions of people remain trapped in a vicious cycle of violence and hunger

Joint FAO-WFP news release

29 July 2016, Rome - Protracted conflicts affecting 17 countries have driven millions of people into severe food insecurity and are hindering global efforts to eradicate malnutrition, two UN agencies have warned in a report submitted to the UN Security Council.

28 Jul 2016 description

En 2010, deux ans avant le coup d'état et l'occupation du Nord du pays par des groupes extrémistes, la situation des journalistes maliens était jugée "plutôt bonne." Avec la crise sécuritaire qui secoue le pays depuis maintenant quatre ans, la situation s'est considérablement dégradée et les atteintes aux libertés de la presse se sont multipliées.

27 Jul 2016 description

In 2010, two years before the coup d’état and occupation by extremist groups of Northern Mali, the situation of Malian journalists was evaluated as “relatively good”. Due to the security crisis in the past four years in the country, the situation has considerably deteriorated and violations of press freedom have multiplied.

26 Jul 2016 description

Burkina Faso : 4 morts, des milliers de personnes affectées par les inondations

Les 19 et 20 juillet, des inondations provoquées par des pluies torrentielles dans quatre régions, dont la capitale Ouagadougou, ont tué quatre personnes et affecté des milliers d'autres. Les autorités ont mis en place une cellule pour surveiller l'impact des pluies et activé le Comité national de secours d'urgence et de réhabilitation pour aider les personnes touchées par les inondations.

26 Jul 2016 description

Burkina Faso: Floods kill four, affect thousands

Floods triggered by torrential rains in four regions, including the capital Ouagadougou killed four people and affected thousands others on 19 and 20 July. The authorities have set up a cell to monitor the impact of the rains and activated the national emergency relief and rehabilitation committee to assist those affected by the floods.

26 Jul 2016 description

Highlights

  • The first lean season distributions took place from the 13 to 20 June in all regions: 250,000 people were assisted, including children 6-59 months and pregnant women and nursing mothers.

  • The implementation rate of the Watershed project stands at 80 percent. The project involves land regeneration and water mobilization. The expected completion is in July.

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