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26 Aug 2016 description

Highlights

  • WFP urgently needs USD 13.5 million to cover costs to maintain operations in support of the vulnerable populations in Mauritania, including refugees. With no additional resources, WFP will be forced to suspend its operations at the end of September until December 2016.

26 Aug 2016 description

Highlights

  • The lean season distributions are ongoing in all regions. Assistance has been provided to 250,000 people, including children 6-59 months and pregnant women and nursing mothers.

  • The construction of the large Watershed project on four sites in Niger have been completed in three sites. The Toughfini site completed at 50 percent due to the rainy season. The project involves land regeneration and water mobilization. The expected completion is in October.

Operational Update

25 Aug 2016 description

Le PMR est un rapport produit en collaboration avec les secteurs / clusters pays et régionaux. Il présente les progrès réalisés au travers d’une analyse qualitative et quantitative des indicateurs de résultat du Sahel.

Le contexte

En 2014, une stratégie de réponse humanitaire triennale pour le Sahel a été mise en place afin de répondre aux besoins des populations les plus vulnérables dans 9 pays (Burkina Faso, Cameroun, Gambie, Mali, Mauritanie, Niger, Nigeria, Sénégal et Tchad).

23 Aug 2016 description

Germany - As the number of migrant deaths worldwide continues to rise significantly, IOM’s Missing Migrants Project has recorded 23 per cent more migrant deaths during the first half of 2016 compared with the same period in 2015.

The latest IOM GMDAC Data Briefing, “Dangerous Journeys,” released on Tuesday 23 August, was prepared by the International Organization for Migration’s Global Migration Data Analysis Centre (GMDAC) in Berlin. It takes an in-depth look at the available global figures for migrant deaths and disappearances during the first half of 2016.

23 Aug 2016 description

Most West African countries are now in the middle or second half of the rainy season. The seasonal forecast of the African Centre of Meteorological Applications for Development (ACMAD), indicating the likelihood of above-average rains in parts of the central Sahel, has so far proven accurate. Mali, Burkina Faso and western Niger have received abundant rainfalls. The overall impact of flooding due to these rains can be described as average by annual comparison over the last 5-10 years. Western Niger so far has been most affected area.

23 Aug 2016 description

Points Saillants

  • État d’approvisionnement des marchés :

-L’état d’approvisionnement des marchés varie de moyen à satisfaisant dans l’ensemble à travers le pays.

  • Tendance des prix des céréales et du bétail :

-Tendance des prix au producteur stable par rapport à juin 2016 et en baisse par rapport à la moyenne de 5 dernières années sauf pour le riz local (riz local +2%).

23 Aug 2016 description
report Afrique Verte

1-1 AcSSA Afrique Verte Niger

Commentaire général : début août, la tendance générale des prix des céréales est à la hausse pour les céréales locales (mil et sorgho) et à la stabilité pour celles importées (riz et maïs). Aucune baisse n’a été enregistrée sur aucun marché. Les hausses ont été enregistrées : i) pour le mil à Dosso (+15%), à Zinder (+12%), à Maradi (+11%), à Tillabéry (+9%) et à Niamey (+7%), ii) pour le sorgho à Niamey (+12%), Maradi (+9%) et à Tillabéry (+5%), iii) pour le maïs à Maradi (+7%) et iv) pour le riz à Dosso (+5%).

22 Aug 2016 description

L'essentiel:

  • Situation alimentaire alarmante chez les personnes déplacées internes à Maiduguri dans l’Etat de Borno – Nigeria.

  • Installation progressive et quasi définitive de la campagne agricole 2016-2017.

  • Hausse continuelle de l’indice des prix des produits observée depuis cinq mois.

19 Aug 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

  • As of 30 June 2016, UNICEF treated 68,295 SAM children (6-59 months), provided access to formal and non-formal education to 48,212 crisis affected children, organized community level mine risk activities for 59,078 people, provided access to safe water to 28,900 crisis affected population in the North and contributed to reach more than 500,000 people through polio vaccination campaign in northern regions.

19 Aug 2016 description

Heavy rains expected to further increase risk of flooding in West and East Africa

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. The persistence of above-average rainfall continues to increase both short-term and long-term rainfall surpluses and trigger flooding throughout many areas in Sudan, South Sudan and western Ethiopia. Above-average rainfall is forecast to continue over the region, further worsening the potential for flooding over many downstream areas of eastern Sudan during the next week.

19 Aug 2016 description
report Afrique Verte

Pour les « Prix Producteurs »

Les prix collectés ce mois de Juillet 2016, nous indiquent que :

  • Riz Gambiaka: le prix le moins cher est 300 FCFA/kg enregistré à Niono, Siengo et Kléla et 400 le plus cher à Sofara (Mopti.)

  • Riz Adny11 : il est en hausse à Niono avec 300 FCFA/kg contre 195 le mois passé, 315 à Siengo (Ségou), et 330 FCFA/kg à Baguinéda (Koulikoro).

  • Riz BG : il se vend à 330 FCFA/kg à Baguinéda (Koulikoro) et 375 à Sofara (Mopti).

16 Aug 2016 description

The Year in Review

As the final year of the 2014 - 2016 Humanitarian response plan progresses, looking back on last year’s achievements also provides the opportunity to thank donors for their continued engagement and generosity in the Sahel. Donors provided over US$1.2 billion in 2015 enabling one hundred organisations to work across nine countries in one of the world’s major humanitarian operations.

16 Aug 2016 description

What is La Niña?

La Niña is the cooling of sea surface temperatures in the tropical Pacific, which occurs roughly every three to five years, lasting from six to 24 months. On average, half of El Niño events are followed by a La Niña, which typically affects global climate patterns in the opposite way El Niño does. The intensity of the La Niña climatic phenomenon generally peaks between October and January

Purpose of this report

15 Aug 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

1,843
Voluntary returns to Mali facilitated since January 2016

112
New arrivals from Mali in 2016

4,433
Malian refugees with specific needs (as of 1 August 2016)

11,449
Malian households in Mbera camp (as of 1 August 2016)

30L
of potable water available per person per day

FUNDING 2016

USD 19.4 M
Requested for the operation

PRIORITIES

15 Aug 2016 description

The Diffa region of Niger has been hosting Nigerian refugees fleeing terrorist violence in the northern states of Niger since 2013. The situation deteriorated dramatically in 2015, with the first attacks on Niger territory in February 2015. The situation became a mixed situation, which included not only Nigerian refugees and returnees (Niger nationals who had migrated but returned to Niger), but also IDPs, who surpassed the numbers of those fleeing Nigeria.

15 Aug 2016 description

Le Réseau de systèmes d’alerte précoce contre la famine (FEWS NET) surveille les tendances des prix des aliments de base dans les pays vulnérables à l'insécurité alimentaire. Pour chaque pays et chaque région couvert par FEWS NET, le Bulletin des prix fournit un ensemble de graphiques indiquant les prix mensuels de l’année commerciale en cours pour certains centres urbains, et permettant à l’utilisateur de comparer les tendances actuelles à la fois aux moyennes quinquennales, qui indiquent les tendances saisonnières, et aux prix de l'année précédente.

15 Aug 2016 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.

12 Aug 2016 description

Flooding risks remain over East and West Africa, while Central America remains drier than normal

Africa Weather Hazards