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02 Feb 2016 description

(Bamako, 2 February, 2016): – Humanitarian organizations in Mali are seeking to raise 354 million dollars (approximately 200 billion CFA) in 2016 to help people affected by the crisis in the country. These funds are required to implement the third and last component of the 2014-2016 Humanitarian Response Plan developed by humanitarian actors in Mali. In total, 127 projects are planned this year to help one million people, mainly in the Northern and central areas of the country that have been affected by the conflict.

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Le Plan de réponse humanitaire (HRP) 2016 s’inscrit dans la stratégie triennale d’action humanitaire lancée au Mali et dans 8 autres pays du Sahel en 2014 avec trois objectifs stratégiques régionaux.

02 Feb 2016 description
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(Bamako, 2 février 2016) – Les organisations humanitaires au Mali cherchent à mobiliser 354 millions de dollars (environ 200 milliards de FCFA) en 2016 pour aider les personnes touchées par la crise au pays. Ces fonds visent à financer la mise en œuvre du troisième et dernier volet du Plan de réponse humanitaire 2014-2016 élaboré par les principaux acteurs humanitaires au Mali. En tout, 127 projets sont prévus cette année pour aider un million de personnes, principalement dans les zones du nord et du centre du pays qui ont été touchées par le conflit.

01 Feb 2016 description

Currently, the humanitarian response plans and appeals for 2016 are seeking over $19.8 billion to meet the needs of 89.4 million people across 37 countries. The figures may increase in the course of 2016. As of 29 January, $50 million has been received for the appeals.

In January 2015, the UN-coordinated inter-agency appeals required $16.4 billion to meet the needs of 57.5 million people across 22 countries.

The year ended with requirements at $19.9 billion, an increase of $3.5 billion, to meet the needs of 82 million people in 38 countries.

01 Feb 2016 description

In the Sahel, extreme poverty, fast-growing populations, climate change, recurrent food and nutrition crises, armed conflicts and insecurity are building up to a perfect storm threatening the lives of communities already living on the brink of crisis.

The region is one of the world’s climate change hotspots. Increasingly unpredictable weather patterns, more frequent droughts and floods and land degradation threaten the livelihoods of a population in which the majority relies on agriculture for survival.

29 Jan 2016 description

$100 million has been approved from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) during the first 2016 underfunded emergencies allocation round to assist 4.5 million people in nine silent and severely underfunded crises. The funds will sustain life-saving relief in emergencies where levels of risk and vulnerability are alarmingly high, but available resources for humanitarian response are critically low.

29 Jan 2016 description

(Addis-Abeba/New York, 29 janvier 2016) Aujourd’hui, le Secrétaire général des Nations Unies Ban Ki-moon a débloqué 100 millions de dollars du Fonds central de l’ONU pour les interventions d’urgence (CERF) en faveur d’opérations humanitaires qui manquent cruellement de fonds dans le cadre de neuf situations d’urgence négligées.

29 Jan 2016 description
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(Addis Ababa/New York, 29 January 2016) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today released US$100 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for severely underfunded aid operations in nine neglected emergencies. The funds will enable life-saving help for millions of people forced from their homes in Central and Eastern Africa, those affected by conflict and food insecurity in Libya and Mali, and the most vulnerable and at risk of malnutrition in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

22 Jan 2016 description

(Bamako/Dakar, le 22 janvier 2015) – En mission au Mali du 18 au 22 janvier, le Coordonnateur humanitaire régional pour le Sahel, M. Toby Lanzer, a constaté les avancés réalisées et les défis qui persistent dans les domaines de la sécurité et de l’accès aux services sociaux par les communautés dans les zones affectées par la crise. Au cours de sa tournée dans le nord du pays et à Bamako, M. Lanzer a rencontré des membres du Gouvernement, les autorités locales et des organisations de la société civile et humanitaires.

22 Jan 2016 description

(Bamako / Dakar, January 22, 2015) – During his mission in Mali from 18 – 22 January, the Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Sahel, Toby Lanzer, witnessed progress made and persisting challenges regarding security and access to basic services for communities affected by the crisis. In the North of the country and in Bamako, RHC Lanzer met with members of the Government, local authorities, civil society organizations and humanitarian partners. He also visited Gao and Kidal to meet people affected by the crisis and visit aid projects.

22 Jan 2016 description

Niger is facing major humanitarian challenges exacerbated by the consequences of the conflicts in Mali, Nigeria and Libya. More than 2 million people have no access to adequate food and will need emergency food assistance in 2016. The government and the humanitarian community continue to provide assistance to alleviate the suffering of the vulnerable people in the various sectors of intervention, despite the operational constraints due to insecurity and insufficient resources.

15 Jan 2016 description

Diffa: Relocalisation de 99 écoles sur les 166 fermées

Près de 50 pour cent des enfants ciblés sont retournés à l’école Lancé en novembre 2015, le programme de relocalisation de 166 écoles fermées à cause de la crise dans le bassin du lac Tchad est en exécution dans la région de Diffa. Ce programme vise à faciliter le retour à l’école de 12 631 enfants.