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28 Feb 2015 description

SG/SM/16553-AFR/3085

La déclaration suivante a été communiquée aujourd’hui par le Porte-parole de M. Ban Ki-moon, Secrétaire général de l’ONU:

Le Secrétaire général condamne à nouveau fermement les attaques continues aveugles et atroces de Boko Haram contre les populations civiles du Cameroun, du Tchad, du Niger et du Nigéria. L’enlèvement et le recrutement d’enfants, y compris comme auteurs d’attentats-suicide, est particulièrement odieux.

28 Feb 2015 description

SG/SM/16553-AFR/3085

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for the Secretary-General:

The Secretary-General reiterates his strong condemnation of the continuing indiscriminate and horrific attacks by Boko Haram against civilian populations in Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria. The abduction and use of children, including as “suicide bombers”, is particularly abhorrent.

27 Feb 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Au 08 février 2015, la région de l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre a enregistré environ 4 315 cas et 94 décès (Let=2,2%) de choléra dans 6 pays. Ces chiffres ne prennent pas en compte les décès rapportés en RDC, en Cote d’Ivoire et au Ghana.

As of 08th February 2015, 4 315 cases and 94 deaths (CFR=2,2%) of cholera have been registered in the West and Central Africa region in 6 countries. The figures are not taking into account cholera deaths notified in DRC, Ivory Coast and Ghana.

27 Feb 2015 description

2015 REVISED REQUIREMENT 376 millions
FUNDING (1) 1 millions
UNMET REQUIREMENT 375 millions

27 Feb 2015 description

Millet, maize, cowpea, and imported rice are the most important food commodities. Millet is consumed by both rural and poor urban households throughout the country. Maize and imported rice are most important for urban households, while cowpea is mainly consumed by poor households in rural and urban areas as a protein source. Niamey is the most important national market and an international trade center, and also supplies urban households. Tillaberi is also an urban center that supplies the surrounding area. Gaya market represents a main urban market for maize with cross-border connections.

26 Feb 2015 description

Niamey, Niger | AFP | jeudi 26/02/2015 - 19:13 GMT | 324 mots

L'Assemblée nationale du Niger a prolongé à l'unanimité et pour trois mois l'état d'urgence dans la région de Diffa (sud-est), à la frontière avec le Nigeria, visée par des attaques de Boko Haram depuis trois semaines, a annoncé jeudi son président.

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

Niamey (CICR) – Le conflit qui sévit depuis plusieurs mois dans le nord-est du Nigéria s'est étendu au Niger voisin. Depuis le 6 février, plusieurs localités de la région de Diffa, dans l'extrême sud-est du Niger, sont le théâtre de combats et de violences qui ont fait de nombreuses victimes et provoqué le déplacement de milliers de personnes.

26 Feb 2015 description

Niamey (ICRC) – The conflict which broke out several months ago in north-eastern Nigeria has spilled over the border into neighbouring Niger. Since 6 February several areas in the Diffa region in the south-eastern corner of Niger have been the scene of fighting and violence which has caused many deaths and injuries and displaced thousands of people.

25 Feb 2015 description

Niamey - WFP has resumed providing food assistance to refugees and displaced people in the Diffa region of Niger, near the Nigerian border, after security concerns forced a temporary suspension of food distributions.

Following attacks by Nigerian militants at the beginning of February, thousands of refugees and host communities were forced to flee for their lives, and have been cut off from any assistance.

25 Feb 2015 description

Niamey - Le PAM a recommencé à fournir une assistance alimentaire aux réfugiés et aux personnes déplacées dans la région de Diffa au Niger, près de la frontière du Nigéria. Les distributions de nourriture avaient été suspendues temporairement, pour des raisons de sécurité.

A la suite de plusieurs attaques de militants Nigérians au début du mois de février, des milliers de réfugiés et de communautés hôtes ont été forcés de fuir pour survivre, et ont été privés de toute assistance.

25 Feb 2015 description

The draft concept of operations (CONOPS) for the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) set up to fight Boko Haram in north-eastern Nigeria and its border regions is to be reviewed by the Peace and Security Council (PSC) in the course of this week.

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.

24 Feb 2015 description

Niamey, Niger | AFP | mardi 24/02/2015 - 20:30 GMT

Le gouvernement du Niger a annoncé mardi qu'il prolongeait l'état d'urgence dans la région de Diffa (sud-est), à la frontière avec le Nigeria, sous le feu du groupe islamiste nigérian Boko Haram depuis le début du mois.

24 Feb 2015 description

Snapshot 18-24 February 2015

Myanmar: 90,000 people are now reported to have been displaced by continuing violence between government troops and multiple armed groups in Kokang, Shan state. Aid organisations have been subject to attack – seven people were wounded in two separate incidents.

24 Feb 2015 description

Kano, Nigeria | AFP | Tuesday 2/24/2015 - 21:43 GMT

by Aminu ABUBAKAR

Two blasts rocked bus stations in embattled northern Nigeria on Tuesday, killing at least 27 people, as violence continues to rage less than five weeks ahead of general elections.

The first bombing, which killed 17, ripped through a station on the outskirts of Potiskum, in northeast Yobe state, which has been targeted repeatedly by Boko Haram Islamists.

24 Feb 2015 description

Why an assessment of the right to food in West Africa?