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21 Apr 2015 description

La compagnie de transport du contingent bangladais de la MINUSMA a procédé le 17 avril dernier, à la remise d’un lot de médicament à la clinique vétérinaire de l’annexe de l’Institut Polytechnique Rurale/Institut de Formation et de Recherche Appliquée (IPR/IFRA) de Katibougou, située à Bamako.

21 Apr 2015 description

Launched in June 2005 by President George W. Bush, the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) represented a major 5-year, $1.265 billion expansion of U.S. Government resources for malaria control. The Initiative is led by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented together with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). PMI funds programs in 19 focus countries in Africa and one regional program in the Greater Mekong Subregion of Southeast Asia (see Appendix 1).

21 Apr 2015 description

Snapshot 15–21 April 2015

Iraq Violence has displaced 14,000 families in and around Ramadi: 7,000 in Anbar; 5,000 in Baghdad, 2,000 on their way to Baghdad. Checkpoints and insecurity hamper IDP movement. UNICEF estimates 8.29 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance, up from 5.2 million in February.

21 Apr 2015 description
report Afrique Verte

Synthèse début avril 2015 : la tendance générale de l’évolution des prix des céréales est à la stabilité au Burkina et au Niger et à la hausse dans le centre et le sud Mali.

21 Apr 2015 description
report European Union

Council conclusions on the Sahel Regional Action Plan 2015-2020

21 Apr 2015 description

GENEVA, Italy, April 21 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency on Tuesday welcomed European plans to tackle the challenges of irregular migration in the Mediterranean, but said saving human lives at sea should remain the priority after hundreds of refugees and migrants lost their lives.

The European Union (EU) Joint Foreign Affairs and Home Council on Monday proposed a 10-point action plan on migration following a week of shipwrecks on the Mediterranean, including the most deadly recorded by UNHCR.

21 Apr 2015 description

Today, at around 11:30 a.m., a convoy of civilian MINUSMA contractors was once again attacked by assailants 30 kilometers west of Gao.

Preliminary reports indicate that at least one driver was assassinated and that his truck was burned afterwards.

MINUSMA immediately sent a patrol to the site.

20 Apr 2015 description

KAYES, Mali, April 20 (UNHCR) A quarter century after his grandfather fled from Mauritania to escape bitter inter-communal violence, 13-year-old Oumar stood with other young Mauritanian refugees to receive birth certificates in Mali – a step that opens the door to basic rights enjoyed by Malians.

20 Apr 2015 description

Aujourd’hui vers 11h30, un convoi de fournisseurs civils de la MINUSMA a une nouvelle fois été attaqué par des assaillants à 30 kilomètres à l’Ouest de Gao.

Les premiers rapports indiquent qu’au moins un chauffeur a été assassiné, son camion a par la suite été brûlé.

Une patrouille de la MINUSMA a immédiatement été envoyée sur place.

20 Apr 2015 description

Points saillants

  • L’équipe technique mVAM a effectué une mission de terrain, pour recueillir les suggestions des réfugiés et pour explorer les possibilités de mise en œuvre du mVAM dans un autre camp où le PAM distribue des bons d’achat alimentaire.

  • La phase pilote a pris fin après le troisième round de collecte intervenu du 20 au 24 mars 2015.

  • Tout au long de cette phase pilote, le mVAM s’est révélé être un instrument efficace de collecte d’informations fiables sur certains indicateurs de sécurité alimentaire.

20 Apr 2015 description

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR OCTOBER 2015

19 Apr 2015 description

Niamey, Niger | AFP | Sunday 4/19/2015 - 01:57 GMT

More than 2.5 million people in Niger are suffering from food insecurity because of a shortfall in the cereal harvest due to bad weather and crop pests, the agriculture minister said Saturday.

"A survey conducted since December 2014 indicated that 15.7 percent of the population, or 2,588,128 people, are in a situation of food insecurity, including 410,297 in severe insecurity," Maidagi Allambeye told MPs.

18 Apr 2015 description

Alger, Algérie | AFP | samedi 18/04/2015 - 19:00 GMT

La médiation internationale au Mali a invité samedi toutes les parties en conflit à signer l'accord pour la paix et la réconciliation dans ce pays lors d'une cérémonie à cet effet le 15 mai prochain à Bamako (Mali), dans un communiqué.

18 Apr 2015 description

Algiers, Algeria | AFP | Saturday 4/18/2015 - 19:58 GMT

International mediators in the Mali conflict on Saturday invited all parties to sign a peace and reconciliation agreement at a ceremony on May 15 in Bamako, a statement said.

Mediators meeting in Algiers to review progress on the accord, "invite and encourage all political-military movements... to proceed by signing the agreement", the APS news agency quoted the statement as saying.

18 Apr 2015 description

Niamey, Niger | AFP | samedi 18/04/2015 - 20:22 GMT

Plus de 2,5 millions de personnes se trouvent en insécurité alimentaire au Niger en raison d'un déficit céréalier lié aux conditions climatiques, une situation aggravée par la présence de quelque 200.000 réfugiés ayant fui les attaques de Boko Haram, a annoncé samedi le ministre nigérien de l'Agriculture.

18 Apr 2015 description

Bamako, Mali | AFP | Saturday 4/18/2015 - 15:57 GMT

Two drivers were shot dead in an attack on a peacekeeping supply convoy in northern Mali, authorities said Saturday, the second deadly assault on the United Nations in three days.

The assailants stopped the convoy some 15 kilometres (nine miles) from the main city of Gao and "coldly killed two of the drivers" in the attack Friday, the UN Mission in Mali, known as MINUSMA, said in a statement.

18 Apr 2015 description

Un convoi de fournisseurs civils de la MINUSMA a été attaqué hier soir vers 19h par deux assaillants à 15 kilomètres à l’Ouest de Gao.

Après avoir stoppé le convoi, les assaillants ont froidement abattu deux des chauffeurs avant de mettre le feu aux camions.

Les autres membres de l’équipe du fournisseur de la Mission, dont un blessé par balles, ont réussi à prendre la fuite, certains ont été entendus pour les besoins de l’enquête.

La MINUSMA a immédiatement déployé une force d’intervention rapide sur le terrain.

17 Apr 2015 description

Nouakchott, Mauritania | AFP | Friday 4/17/2015 - 19:58 GMT

by Hademine OULD SADI

The Al-Qaeda-linked group of notorious one-eyed Algerian militant Mokhtar Belmokhtar claimed responsibility in a recording Friday for a deadly suicide attack on the United Nations in Mali.

Two civilians were killed and nine peacekeepers from Niger wounded when a militant set off explosives as he attempted to drive into a camp used by the UN's MINUSMA peacekeeping mission in Ansongo, in the northern region of Gao, on Wednesday.