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23 May 2017 description

Key Priorities

  • Protection monitoring, analysis and response

  • Community-based protection  Operationalizing the Tripartite Agreement and implementing the Return and Reintegration Strategy

  • Return monitoring  Registration and profiling

  • Supporting self-reliance activities  Access to Justice

  • Coordination of Protection Sector Working Groups at National and State levels

22 May 2017 description

Overview

  • This weekly bulletin focuses on selected public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African region. The WHO Regional Office is currently monitoring 49 events: three Grade 3, six Grade 2, two Grade 1, and 38 ungraded events.

22 May 2017 description

REQUIREMENTS: 271 million

FUNDING (1): 139 million

UNMET REQUIREMENTS 132 million

22 May 2017 description
report Afrique Verte

Synthèse par pays :

Au Niger, la tendance générale de l’évolution des prix des céréales est à la hausse pour les céréales sèches et à la stabilité pour le riz. Les hausses sont observées pour le mil à Zinder (+17%), à Maradi (+16%), à Agadez (+15%), à Dosso (+10%), à Tillabéry (+6%) et à Niamey (+4%), pour le sorgho à Maradi (+20%), à Zinder (+10%), à Agadez et Niamey (+8%) et Dosso (+5%), et pour le maïs à Maradi (+15%), à Dosso et Agadez (+13%), à Niamey (+11%) et à Zinder et Tillabéry (+8%). Aucune baisse n’a été enregistrée sur aucun marché.

22 May 2017 description

LAKE CHAD CRISIS OVERVIEW

The Lake Chad Basin (LCB) is facing one of the largest humanitarian crises in the world today; approximately 17 million people are affected by the conflict in the region1 . Since 2009, an area spanning four countries in Central and West Africa has been affected by the violence perpetrated by the Nigerian extremist group Boko Haram.

In the ensuing years, the insurgency group has turned to violent attacks against local populations, causing an unprecedented protection crisis.

22 May 2017 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This report presents the case for improving the condition of the wetlands of the Sahel as part of a strategy to address human migration and its links to the degradation of land and water resources, poverty, conflict and climate change. We offer an analysis of the key trends and issues and their relevance to existing policy goals.

Wetlands and livelihoods in the Sahel

22 May 2017 description

Highlights

  • The Emergency Telecommunications Sector (ETS) prepositioned Information Telecommunications Technology (ICT) equipment in Ngala, the second humanitarian hub.

  • A needs survey was launched jointly with the Logistics Sector to confirm the needs of the humanitarian organisations in the North-East Nigeria.

  • A 35-metre radio tower was deployed at the International Humanitarian Partnership (IHP) base camp in Maiduguri to improve the overall coverage of the security telecommunications network.

21 May 2017 description
report UN Population Fund

Du 22 au 27 avril 2017, UNFPA Tchad, en partenariat avec UNHCR et avec l'appui du Bureau Régional d’UNFPA, a organisé un atelier de renforcement des capacités des acteurs humanitaires en matière de violence Basée sur le Genre, à Baga Sola. Les travaux ont été dirigés par la REGA (Regional Emergency GBV Advisor) pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre,
Madame Catherine Andela.,

20 May 2017 description

NEW YORK/NIAMEY, NIGER, MAY, 19 2017—Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has deployed several emergency teams to Niger to contain a meningitis outbreak that has killed 179 people since the beginning of the year. Working closely with Niger’s Ministry of Public Health, MSF teams have vaccinated more than 358,800 people in the most affected areas while continuing to monitor at-risk areas and provide medical care to those affected by the disease.

19 May 2017 description

(N'djamena, 19 May 2017): The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mr. Stephen O'Brien, has approved the allocation of US $ 3.5 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for rapid response in the Lake Chad region. These funds will help provide vital humanitarian assistance to meet the needs of 40,000 people, largely former internally displaced people returning to their villages of origin, in island areas and villages south of Bol canton.

19 May 2017 description
report Oxfam

As famine takes hold in South Sudan and threatens to spread to northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, and Yemen, world leaders must immediately step up to fully fund the United Nations’ appeal for $6.3 billion. Of this amount, $4.9 billion is urgently needed by July for critical assistance, including health, food, nutrition, and water. If lives are to be saved, humanitarian agencies must be able to rapidly scale up and access people in need.

19 May 2017 description

Over 10 million people across the Lake Chad Basin are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance.1 Since 2014, CERF has provided nearly $147 million for life-saving humanitarian assistance to people affected by the conflict and deepening food crisis. With the support of CERF’s rapid response and underfunded emergency funds, humanitarian partners have been providing life-saving assistance and protection for the most vulnerable people – internally displaced, returnees, refugees and host population - affected by Boko Haram and military operations.

19 May 2017 description

(N'djamena, le 19 mai 2017): Le Secrétaire général adjoint des Nations Unies aux affaires humanitaires et Coordonnateur des secours d’urgence, M. Stephen O’Brien, a approuvé l’attribution de 3,5 millions de dollars américains issus du Fonds central d'intervention d'urgence (CERF) pour une réponse rapide dans la région du Lac Tchad.

19 May 2017 description

Points Clé

Dans l'ensemble, de Février à Avril 2017, la proportion des ménages qui ont une consommation alimentaire forte a augmenté. En Avril 2017, 99% des bénéficiaires et 92% des non-bénéficiaires ont une consommation alimentaire limite ou acceptable.

Globalement la proportion de ménages n'ayant pas assez de nourriture ou d'argent pour acheter de la nourriture a diminué de Février à Avril 2017, mais l'utilisation des stratégies de survie a légèrement augmenté à cause de la saisonnalité (debut de période de soudure).

19 May 2017 description

Despite recent seasonal rainfall, moisture deficits remain in central Kenya and Somalia

  1. Following rains during early March, significant long-term moisture deficits remain throughout central and eastern Madagascar.

  2. Inconsistent rainfall since late December has led to continued dryness across many parts of western Angola.