- FEWS NET Mauritanie : Perspectives sur la sécurité alimentaire Juin 2017 à Janvier 2018
- WFP Mauritania Country Brief, April 2017
- Report of the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights on his mission to Mauritania (A/HRC/35/26/Add.1) EN/AR/FR
Appeals & Funding
- Plan de réponse humanitaire 2014 - 2016 (novembre 2015)
- 2017 Sahel - Overview of humanitarian needs and requirements EN FR
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2017 - West and Central Africa
Fatimetou is the only woman among this year’s 18 recipients of DAFI scholarships at Nouakchott University, which enable young refugees to enrol in higher education.
By: Helena Pes in Nouakchott, Mauritania
The lecture hall is filled with students wearing colourful veils and turbans. Fatimetou’s eyes are focused on the English exam paper on the desk, her pen darting over the paper under the watchful eye of the supervisor.
Le Secrétaire général salue l'adoption, le 21 juin, de la résolution 2359 (2017), première étape du soutien à la décision du Groupe des cinq pour le Sahel (G5) de mettre en place une force conjointe pour lutter contre le terrorisme et la criminalité transnationale organisée, en coordination avec les forces nationales et internationales.
The Secretary-General welcomes the adoption on 21 June of resolution 2359 (2017) as a first step in support of the decision by the Group of Five for the Sahel (G5) to set up a joint force to combat terrorism and transnational organized crime, in coordination with national and other forces.
By: Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees | 21 June 2017
The New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants: Pathways for a Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework for Refugees in Africa
Director of Political Affairs,
N'Djamena, le 5 juin 2017: Le Président de la Commission de l'Union africaine (UA), Moussa Faki Mahamat, a visité N'Djamena, le 6 juin 2017, dans le cadre de la tournée qu'il effectue, jusqu'au 10 juin 2017, dans cinq pays de la région du Sahel.
298 Voluntary returns to Mali facilitated in 2017
5,971 New arrivals from Mali since September 2016
5,588 Malian refugees with specific needs (as of 1 June 2017)
13,976 Malian households in Mbera camp (as of 1June2017)
30L of potable water available per person per day
USD 19.4 M Requested for the operation
7979th Meeting (AM)
The Security Council welcomed the deployment of the Group of Five Sahel joint force (Force conjointe du G5 Sahel - FC-G5S) that would address the threat of terrorism, as well as the serious challenges posed by transnational organized crime in the region.
This publication reproduces the first test on the production of Migration Profile. It includes an example for Mali for the Structural Migration Profile (2015) and the Flash Migration Profile for the period August – October 2016.
Stephen O’Brien, Secrétaire général des Nations Unies aux affaires humanitaires et Coordonnateur des secours d’urgence
Malanje - At least one hundred and three foreign nationals sought refuge in northern Malanje province and 138 others sought asylum, said the provincial director of the Migration and Foreigners Service (SME), Laureano Dias dos Santos.
The total of 241 citizens from different countries namely Mauritania, Sudan, Guinea Conakry, Eritrea, Sierra Leone, Cotê d'Ivoire, Chad, Somalia and Liberia.
According to Laureano Dias dos Santos, these citizens are under control of SME in the municipalities of Malanje, Cacuso, Calandula, Quirima, Mucari and Luquembo.
Le bon approvisionnement des marchés de consommation par les importations internationales de denrées alimentaires (blé, riz, farine de blé, sucre, huile, lait, thé) assure une bonne disponibilité alimentaire nationale malgré les baisses des productions agricoles nationales et des flux transfrontaliers maliens de céréales.
Persistent instability in northern Mali, Boko Haram-related violence and insecurity in north-east Nigeria, and the impact of the conflict in the neighbouring Central African Republic continue to cause massive population displacements and hinder the return of displaced people to their homes. More than five million people across the Sahel region are facing the consequences of forced displacement.
Rainfall continues over most of West Africa and northern East Africa
Below-average rainfall since late February has resulted in moisture deficits throughout many parts of southern South Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia, and northern Tanzania.
Limited rainfall since March has led to developing moisture deficits across parts of Liberia, Cote d’Ivoire, and southern Guinea.
Despite satisfying cereal availability, millet and sorghum prices increase beyond their seasonal trend in Mali and Niger due to stock depletion. The ongoing Ramadan is expected to exacerbate this rise.
Strong pasture and fodder deficit in the Sahel, particularly in Mali and Niger
Drop in livestock prices in the eastern trade Basin due to poor demand from Nigeria
Fiscal Crisis in Chad: Poor economic performance threatens national food security and regional stability
93.0 M required for 2017
22.1 M contributions received, representing 24% of requirements
70.9 M funding gap for the Mali Situation