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27 Jun 2016 description
report Oxfam

Two major Boko Haram attacks in Niger's Diffa region in the last 6 weeks have led to at least another 40,000 civilians being forced from their homes in what is becoming a growing humanitarian crisis, says Oxfam. Since the conflict began two years ago, a total of 280,000 people have fled their homes in the Diffa area. Across the Lake Chad Basin at least 2.7 million people have been displaced due to conflict.

27 Jun 2016 description

KEY DRIVERS OF THE CRISIS

  • Poverty, demographic pressure and recurrent shocks (droughts, floods, epidemics, and high food prices) are among the key causes of vulnerability amongst households and communities.

  • Insecurity in neighboring countries, notably Mali and Nigeria, has led to displacements to Niger. In addition, the country is experiencing internal displacement of people due to armed attacks by insurgents that have been occurring in Diffa since Feb 2015

27 Jun 2016 description

Disease epidemics result in substantial ill health and loss of lives and therefore pose a threat to global health security, undermine socio-economic lives and destabilize societies.

25 Jun 2016 description
report World Bank

Les Points Marquants

  • Des représentants de cinq pays du Sahel se sont rendus au Bangladesh pour tirer des enseignements de la réussite de la politique démographique et des services de santé reproductive dans ce pays.

  • Cette réunion d’échanges Sud-Sud visait à relever des défis multisectoriels selon une approche pluraliste.

  • Les pays du Sahel projettent d’adapter les enseignements tirés de l’expérience du Bangladesh à leurs propres pays.