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28 Feb 2015 description

Insécurité alimentaire de Stress au Nord à partir d’avril liée à la baisse de production et de revenus

MESSAGES CLÉS

28 Feb 2015 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Another above-average cereal crop was gathered in 2014

  • Cereal prices stable or declining, reflecting adequate regional supplies

  • Humanitarian assistance continues to be needed mostly for Malian refugees in northern Sahel region

28 Feb 2015 description

Algiers, Algeria | AFP | Saturday 2/28/2015 - 19:36 GMT

by Amal Belalloufi

Mali's government and six militant groups from the country's violence-strewn north are to sign a peace accord in Algiers on Sunday, the Algerian foreign ministry announced.

"The Malian parties will sign a peace accord on Sunday morning under the auspices of Algeria" at a ceremony in the capital, a ministry source said on Saturday.

The ministry invited the media to the signing ceremony at 8:30 am (0730 GMT).

27 Feb 2015 description

La situation épidémiologique se présente comme suit :

  1. Surveillance épidémiologique :

1.1 Méningite :

a. Notification :

Deux (2) cas suspects de méningite non suivis de décès ont été notifiés par le District de Bamako en Commune V.
Les deux (2) prélèvements de liquide céphalorachidien (LCR) de la Commune V ont été envoyés au laboratoire national de référence (INRSP).
La situation cumulée de la 1ère à la 8 ème semaine est de vingt-six (26) cas suspects dont trois (3) décès.

b. Laboratoire :

27 Feb 2015 description

On 26 February, the German Bundestag voted by a large majority to extend the participation of German servicemen and women in the EU Training Mission in Mali (EUTM Mali) for a further 15 months, and to increase the number of soldiers involved. The aim is that up to 350 soldiers can be deployed in Mali in the future. Germany will take over as chair of EUTM in August 2015.

27 Feb 2015 description

Bamako, Mali | AFP | vendredi 27/02/2015 - 18:40 GMT

La médiation algérienne aux pourparlers de paix sur le Mali a présenté aux parties un nouveau projet d'accord, accueilli favorablement par le camp gouvernemental, mais avec réserves par la rébellion du nord du pays, a appris vendredi l'AFP auprès des intéressés.

27 Feb 2015 description

Millet, rice, and sorghum constitute the basic staple foods for the majority of the Malian population. Millet has traditionally been the most widely consumed, but since 2005 rice has become a popular substitute in urban households. Sorghum is generally more important for rural than urban households. Markets included are indicative of local conditions within their respective regions. Ségou is one of the most important markets for both the country and region because it is located in a very large grain production area.

26 Feb 2015 description
report UN News Service

26 February 2015 – The high-level team appointed by the United Nations to investigate the events surrounding a violent demonstration against the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) has concluded its visit to the African country, the UN spokesperson’s office confirmed today.

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the investigation on 29 January to determine the facts surrounding the “tragic incident” which resulted in the death and injury of protesters in the northern city of Gao.

26 Feb 2015 description

Une Equipe Mixte d’Observation et deVérification (EMOV) de la mise en œuvre de l’Accord de cessez-le-feu du 23 mai 2014 a effectué aujourd’hui une mission dans la localité d’Agouni, chef-lieu dela commune de Salam, Région de Tombouctou.

26 Feb 2015 description
report UN News Service

26 février 2015 – L'équipe de haut niveau mandatée par le Secrétaire général des Nations Unies pour enquêter sur la manifestation violente de janvier dernier à Gao, au Mali, est sur le point de terminer une visite de huit jours dans le pays.

Selon la presse, le 27 janvier à Gao, au nord du Mali, une manifestation violente contre un camp de la Mission multidimensionnelle intégrée des Nations Unies pour la stabilisation dans le pays (MINUSMA) avait entraîné des morts et de nombreux blessés.

26 Feb 2015 description

Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) have recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to continue the relief efforts for the Malian refugees who fled to Niger due to political and military events in northern Mali, with common funding of €170,170 from UNHCR and €51,497 (QR 213,393) from QRC, which will also undertake all field activities.

26 Feb 2015 description

(Bamako, 26 février 2015) – Les organisations humanitaires au Mali lancent un appel de 377 millions de dollars pour répondre aux besoins de plus d’un million et demi de personnes en 2015. Cette requête servira à financer le deuxième volet de leur plan d’action commun couvrant la période de 2014 à 2016.

26 Feb 2015 description
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(Bamako, February 26, 2015) - Humanitarian organizations in Mali are seeking $377 million to cover the needs of over 1.5 million people in 2015. The requested funding will be used to support the second phase of their joint action plan for the period 2014-2016.

26 Feb 2015 description

GENEVA / BAMAKO (26 February 2015) – United Nations Independent Expert Suliman Baldo will carry out his fourth official visit to Mali from 1 – 10 March 2015 to assess the current situation of human rights in the country at a key moment in the current round of peace negotiations.

25 Feb 2015 description

Wednesday 2/25/2015 - 21:05 GMT

The new Tuareg tribal chief in Mali's Kidal region rejected the struggle for independence or autonomy in the northern desert in a statement to AFP on Wednesday, instead issuing a plea for unity.

The stance puts him on a collision course with Tuareg rebels who are demanding a separate homeland in the vast swathe of land they call "Azawad".

25 Feb 2015 description

SUMMARY

A total of 99 new confirmed cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) were reported in the week to 22 February. Guinea reported 35 new confirmed cases. Cases continue to arise from unknown chains of transmission.

25 Feb 2015 description

Cote D’Ivoire
IDPs Begin to Return Home
Displaced populations in the country’s western Olodio locality and other areas are gradually returning to their villages despite lingering insecurity. Some 3,000 people fled their homes following armed attacks on Dahioké, Grabo and Irato areas in January. Humanitarian actors are assessing the possibility of food distributions in communities of return.