Toggle text

World + 39 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 8 – 15 April

The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

Toggle text

Mali + 17 others
U.S. African Development Foundation in 2013 - A Year in Review

The United States African Development Foundation (USADF) is an independent Federal agency established to support African-designed and African-driven solutions that address grassroots economic and social problems in conflict and post-conflict communities. USADF provides grants of up to $250,000 directly to marginalized community groups and enterprises in Africa. These grants help organizations create and sustain jobs, improve income levels, and address social development needs.

Toggle text

L’OIM au Mali poursuit ses efforts face aux inondations

Mali - L’OIM continue d’aider le gouvernement malien à faire face à la situation d’urgence provoquée par les inondations qui ont frappé Bamako, la capitale, le 28 août dernier et qui, d’après le Directorat général de la protection civile (DGPC), ont coûté la vie à 37 personnes et touché quelque 2 133 familles, soit 20 000 personnes.

International Organization for Migration:

Copyright © IOM. All rights reserved.

Toggle text

IOM Mali continues flood relief effort

IOM is supporting the Malian Government to respond to floods that hit Bamako on the 28th of August, leaving 37 dead and affecting some 20,000 people.

International Organization for Migration:

Copyright © IOM. All rights reserved.

Toggle text

Mauritania + 1 other
ACT Appeal: Assistance to Malian Refugees and Host Communities in Mauritania – MRT131

ACT Alliance

Dear Colleagues,

The 2011 drought in the Sahel region and the military operations in Mali launched by France and other African countries in January 2013 have led to the increase of Malian refugees hosted in the Mbera Camp in Mauritania. As of April 21, 2013, the total number of Malian refugees in Mbera Camp was 74,452 people1 which included 21,636 refugees arriving between January and March 2013. The presence of Malian refugees in the drought-affected area has further put pressure on the scarce resources (including food, water, social facilities, fire wood, etc.).

Toggle text

Partner provides 20 tons of food in Mali


After months of struggling to get by and not knowing where the next meal would come from, Maimouna Cisse has finally received some respite from the hunger that’s blighting Mali.

‘Today is a great day and our thanks go to those who’ve remembered the poor and needy,’ she says, after being supplied with 50kg of rice from Tearfund partner TNT.

Maimouna is a mother-of-seven who lives in the town of Gao, which has been in the frontline of Mali’s ongoing conflict between Islamic groups and Malian forces.

Toggle text

Mali 2013 - Priority Actions and analysis of humanitarian needs following the escalation of the conflict in January 2013 in central and northern Mali [EN/FR]


The complex emergency facing Mali has changed considerably since the escalation of the conflict in January, with significant political, security and humanitarian consequences. As a result, the operating environment has become even more complex and less predictable.

Toggle text

Nord Mali : Médecins du Monde ouvre un poste de santé à Tinzawatène auprès des populations déplacées de Kidal

A 300 km au Nord-Est de Kidal et à quelques pas de la frontière algérienne, le village de Tinzawatène fait face depuis plusieurs jours à un afflux constant de familles déplacées. Les équipes de Médecins du Monde ont ouvert un poste de santé afin d’apporter une assistance médicale et nutritionnelle aux centaines de familles qui arrivent sur le site dans un état de dénuement avancé.

Toggle text

Rapport d’Evaluation Rapide : Des besoins de protection des populations déplacées dans la commune urbaine de Mopti


Mopti, depuis les premières heures de l’occupation des régions du Nord, est devenu la destination privilégiée des ressortissants de ces régions au Mali. Les dernières évaluations démontrent que les déplacés internes qui ont fuit, par peur d’une reprise de combats, ont trouvé refuge pour la grande majorité (97%) dans des familles et communautés d’accueil. Ces déplacés internes se trouvent principalement dans la ville de Mopti.

Toggle text

10 NGOs call for measures to mitigate harm to civilians in any military response in Mali

A military offensive in northern Mali would have serious humanitarian consequences and requires serious safeguards to be put in place, warns a coalition of ten non-governmental organisations. As the United Nations Security Council passed a resolution to authorise an international military force to restore territorial integrity, humanitarian NGOs operating in Mali have come together to sound a note of caution

Toggle text

Somalia + 4 others
Protection Cluster - Digest, vol. 02/2012

A WORD from the Global Protection Cluster


Toggle text

Mali + 3 others
Le Conseil des droits de l'homme adopte des textes sur la Syrie, le Mali, le Soudan et le Soudan du sud


28 septembre 2012

Il adopte également des résolutions sur les personnes âgées et sur les autochtones

Le Conseil des droits de l'homme a adopté, ce matin, six résolutions, portant notamment sur la situation des droits de l'homme en République arabe syrienne et au Mali, ainsi que sur l'assistance technique dans le domaine des droits de l'homme au Soudan et au Soudan du Sud. Deux autres résolutions portent respectivement sur les droits de l'homme des personnes âgées et les droits de l'homme et les peuples autochtones.

Toggle text

Human Rights Council extends the mandates of the Commission of Inquiry on Syria and the Independent Expert on Sudan


28 September 2012

Adopts Texts on the Human Rights of Older Persons and Indigenous Peoples and on the Situation in Mali and in South Sudan

Toggle text

“I have nothing, it makes me very sad”

“I don’t know how old I am – I know I was born around the time of independence in 1960. I suppose that would make me about 50 years old.”

Fatuma is sitting on the dried-out mud floor of her home in Diema, southern Mali.

Her face is lit up by the bright sunlight pouring through the straw walls.

Knowledge and tradition

So often the elderly are forgotten in crises – yet older people play crucial roles in communities facing disaster.

Many grandparents care for children and often continue to support the family’s income in their old age.