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30 Sep 2016 description

Bulletin d’information sur les flambées épidémiques

Le 30 août 2016, l’OMS a reçu des informations concernant des décès inexpliqués de personnes ainsi que des décès et des avortements dans le bétail au nord-ouest du Niger et dans les régions à la frontière malienne.

Du 2 août au 22 septembre 2016, 64 cas humains, dont 23 mortels, ont été notifiés dans le district sanitaire de Tchintabaraden, de la région de Tahoua, principalement peuplée d’éleveurs nomades.

30 Sep 2016 description

Disease outbreak news

On 30 August 2016, WHO received reports about unexplained deaths among humans, along with death and abortion in livestock in the North Western parts of Niger, and the areas bordering Mali.

From 2 August to 22 September 2016, 64 human cases including 23 deaths have been reported in Tchintabaraden health district in Tahoua region. The area is mainly populated by nomadic stockbreeders.

30 Sep 2016 description

La situation épidémiologique de cette semaine a été caractérisée par une accalmie pour les maladies sous surveillance sur l’ensemble du territoire national. Par ailleurs, les actions entreprises suite à la survenue de l’épidémie de la fièvre de la vallée du Rift dans le district de Tchintabaraden de la région de Tahoua au Niger, frontalière avec la région de Ménaka se poursuivent.

30 Sep 2016 description

Tropical cyclone Matthew expected to impact Hispaniola

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Prolonged heavy rainfall during the season throughout the Niger River basin has triggered flooding and inundation along the Niger River in Mali, Niger, and Nigeria. Seasonal Inundation is also expected to be greater than it has been for many years across the inner Niger delta in Mali.

  2. Low and poorly distributed seasonal rainfall across parts of central Senegal and The Gambia have led to strengthening moisture deficits.

29 Sep 2016 description

Carolyn Perrin, MCC Senior Program Officer in the Monitoring and Evaluation Division

MCC’s investment in school infrastructure in Niger helped improve academic outcomes, especially among girls, according to a new impact evaluation by Mathematica Policy Research.

29 Sep 2016 description

Highlights of GAO-16-819, a report to the Chairman, Committee on Foreign Relations, U.S. Senate

Why GAO Did This Study?

29 Sep 2016 description

Nigerian Returnees

UNHCR's intervention to returnees from Cameroon and Niger includes supporting the monitoring of return movement and profiling of returning Nigerians, providing targeted assistance to returning Nigerians, developing the capacity of key stakeholders to the response and advocating for conditions of returns to comply with International legal norms.

29 Sep 2016 description


  • The lean season distributions are ongoing in all regions. Assistance has been provided to 250,000 people, including children between 6-59 months and pregnant and nursing women.

  • The launch of the e-voucher system took place in Mangaizé refugee camp using SCOPE database which ensures transparency and quality of data, and facilitates data analysis and distributions.

Operational Update

Integrated resilience programme:

28 Sep 2016 description

(New York, 23 septembre 2016) Les principaux gouvernements, organisations régionales et agences humanitaires se sont engagés à accroître considérablement l’assistance qu’ils apportent aux millions de personnes affectées par la crise humanitaire dans la région du Bassin du Lac Tchad.

28 Sep 2016 description



Violence remains one of the major impediments to humanitarian access in many areas, in spite of a decrease in the number of incidents since the start of the year. So far in September, there have been 15 attacks against aid workers, including break-ins into premises of aid organizations. In August, 34 incidents of insecurity were reported throughout the country, a third of which targeted humanitarian workers.

28 Sep 2016 description



La violence reste l'un des principaux obstacles à l'accès humanitaire dans de nombreuses zones, en dépit d'une diminution du nombre d'incidents depuis le début de l'année. Jusqu’à présent, en septembre, il y a eu 15 attaques contre des travailleurs humanitaires, dont des cambriolages de locaux d’organisations d’aide. En aout, 34 incidents de sécurité ont été signalés à travers le pays, dont un tiers ciblait des travailleurs humanitaires.

28 Sep 2016 description

106.7 M required for 2016 33.3 M contributions received, representing 31% of requirements 73.4 M funding gap for the Mali Situation

28 Sep 2016 description

In Numbers

6.3 million people severely food insecure in areas affected by Boko Haram

4 countries affected

2.6 million people displaced, with 1.9 mil-lion IDPs in Nigeria alone

9.2 million people in need of assistance


  • WFP is scaling up its assistance to provide life-saving assistance to more than 1.6 million people in desperate need in the Lake Chad Basin.

  • WFP provided food and nutrition support to more than 600,000 people in Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon and Chad.

28 Sep 2016 description
report Al Jazeera

by Lucas Destrijcker

Refugees in the southeastern region of Niger say they no longer fear Boko Haram, but their problems are far from over.

Diffa, Niger - As Nigerian forces have progressed against Boko Haram, the cornered terror group has been carrying out more attacks in neighbouring countries. In Niger's Diffa region on the northeastern border of Nigeria, more than 280,000 people have been displaced.

27 Sep 2016 description

Weekly picks


Between 3 and 22 September, an estimated 17,000 new refugees arrived from South Sudan. An estimated 1,000 people are arriving each day, fleeing insecurity and food shortages.


An outbreak of Rift Valley fever has affected at least 60 people and killed 23 in the border region with Mali. The disease has spread to 28 villages in three communes in Tchintabaraden, Tassara, and Abalak. Pastoralists are particularly vulnerable to infection.


27 Sep 2016 description
report Government of Niger


  • La complétude du reportage au cours de la semaine 35 est de 79,6% pour les CRENI/AS et de 78,2% pour les CRENAM. Les données publiées dans ce bulletin correspondent aux données reçues avant le jour de la publication et des mises à jour pourraient avoir lieu dans les prochaines publications.