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West and Central Africa Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot, 14 - 22 April 2014

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (CAR)
MUSLIMS BLOCKED FROM FLEEING TO CAMEROON; 540 FLEE TO CHAD
UN reports that armed militias are blocking the main roads used by Muslim civilians fleeing CAR for Cameroon, and attacking evacuees; an estimated 14,000 Muslims remain trapped in Boda, surrounded by anti-Balaka armed groups threatening the minority population; 540 Muslims previously trapped in Bossangoa were relocated to Chad through an inter-agency organized escorted convoy.

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Mali + 8 others
Sahel Crisis 2014: Funding Status as of 15 April 2014

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Messages clefs : Atelier sur l’Accès et l’Espace humanitaire au Mali

La situation sécuritaire, politique et humanitaire qui prévaut actuellement au Nord du Mali et les difficultés opérationnelles liées à la diversité des acteurs qui travaillent sur le même espace - civils et militaires, nationaux et internationaux, ont conduit à l’organisation d’un atelier sur l’accès et l’espace humanitaire.

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Nigeria + 6 others
West and Central Africa Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot, 8– 14 April 2014

CAMEROON
7,000 NEW ARRIVALS FROM CAR
The influx of refugees from CAR continues with some 7,000 arrivals since the previous week. The number of entry points increased following violence near the former main crossings at Garoua Boulai and Kenzou. Many refugees arrive exhausted and with injuries. In 2014, Cameroon has received almost 70,000 CAR refugees.

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Mali + 8 others
Sahel Crisis 2014: Funding Status as of 11 April 2014

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Mali Bulletin humanitaire, mars 2014

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Plus de 1,5 million de personnes sont touchées par l’insécurité alimentaire sévère.

  • Environ 172 000 élèves sont inscrits dans les écoles du nord pour l’année scolaire 2013/2014.

  • Une enquête conduite auprès d’environ 4 000 personnes à Tombouctou montre que 78 pour cent d’entre elles restent affectées psychologiquement par le conflit.

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Humanitarian Bulletin Mali March 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • More than 1.5 million people are affected by severe food insecurity.

  • Approximately 172,000 pupils enrolled in the north during the 2013/2014 school year.

  • A survey of almost 4,000 people in Timbuktu indicated that 78 per cent are still psychologically affected by the conflict.

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Nigeria + 12 others
West and Central Africa: Humanitarian Bulletin - March 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

· Two-week increase in IDPs in Bangui, from 177,000 to 203,500. Total in CAR stands at 628,500.

· Over 325,000 CAR refugees in neighbouring Cameroon, Chad, DRC and Congo, more than 89,700 since December 2013.

· Threatening situation for at least 15,000 Muslims, trapped in Bangui and other areas in CAR.

· More than250,000 IDPs in north-eastern Nigeria, according to NEMA assessment.

· 157 suspected cases of Ebola including 101 deaths reported in Guinea as of 7 April.

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Burkina Faso + 1 other
Burkina Faso : Rapport trimestriel de coordination humanitaire -1er trimestre 2014

Ce rapport présente la situation humanitaire des mois de Janvier, février et mars 2014. Il a été produit sur la base des informations collectées auprès des partenaires humanitaires.

I. Bref aperçu de la situation humanitaire

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Guinea + 5 others
West and Central Africa Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot, 1-7 April 2014

CAMEROON

INFLUX OF CAR REFUGEES CONTINUES

The influx of refugees from CAR continues with more than 5,000 new arrivals per week. Since January, 62,000 new refugees have been registered. The status of some 5,000 persons recorded by authorities still has to be verified. The total of CAR refugees in Cameroon stands at 165,000.

TWO PRIESTS, ONE NUN KIDNAPPED

Two Italian priests and a Canadian nun have been kidnaped by armed men in Maroua district on 4 April. In November 2013 a French priest had been kidnapped in northern Cameroon and released one month later.

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Mali + 3 others
Mali: Humanitarian Snapshot (as of March 2014)

The figures of people in need of immediate food assistance has increased from 812,000 in December 2013 to 1.5 million people in March 2014 according to the findings of the Cadre Harmonisé.
If an adequate food assistance is not provided to these people their figure will reach 1.9 million in June according to the same source.

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Niger + 2 others
Niger : Bulletin humanitaire mensuel numéro 03 | mars 2014

Les organisations humanitaires sont inquiètes du faible niveau de financement du Plan stratégique de réponse du Niger. La nutrition et la sécurité alimentaire sont financés à 0,6% et 0,2%.

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World + 21 others
CERF Quarterly Update - January - March 2014

The largest allocations were provided to address critical needs in CAR and South Sudan. The donor community has contributed $220.7 million to CERF so far for 2014, one of the largest amounts since its launch in 2006.

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Mali + 8 others
Sahel Crisis 2014: Funding Status as of 28 March 2014

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Mali + 8 others
Sahel Crisis 2014: Funding Status as of 21 March 2014

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Mali + 3 others
Mali: Tableau de bord humanitaire (au 27 Février 2014)

APERÇU DE LA SITUATION

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Mali + 8 others
Sahel Crisis 2014: Funding Status as of 14 March 2014

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Niger + 3 others
Niger : Bulletin humanitaire mensuel numéro 02 | février 2014

Le gouvernement et la communauté humanitaire ont lancé un plan de réponse stratégique de trois ans destiné à aider à couvrir les besoins de plus de 3,4 millions de Nigériens.

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Mali + 8 others
Sahel Crisis 2014: Funding Status as of 6 March 2014

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Mali + 3 others
Mali : Aperçu Humanitaire (au 27 Février 2014)

Cette année les acteurs humanitaires au Mali recherchent à travers le Plan de Réponse Stratégique 568 millions de dollars. Ce plan vise à apporter l’assistance d’urgence nécessaire aux personnes affectées par l’insécurité alimentaire, la malnutrition et les conséquences humanitaires de la crise au nord. Il a aussi pour objectif de promouvoir des solutions durables afin de rendre les communautés plus résistantes aux chocs.

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