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Mali + 10 others
Afrique de l’ouest Perspective de la sécurité alimentaire - juillet à décembre 2014

Retour des conditions typiques saisonnières de sécurité alimentaire sauf dans les zones de conflit

MESSAGES CLES

  • Une longue sécheresse entre juin et début juillet a occasionné des pertes non négligeables de semis et une prolongation de la soudure pastorale au Sahel notamment au Tchad, au Niger, en Mauritanie et au Sénégal. Cependant, depuis la mi-juillet, la situation pluviométrique s’est normalisée favorisant un bon développement des cultures et des pâturages.

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Niger Mise à jour sur la sécurité alimentaire août 2014

Fin de la longue période de pénuries de pâturages et d’eaux dans la zone pastorale

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World + 5 others
EU donates € 11.5 million to UNICEF to treat malnourished children in the Sahel

BRUSSELS/DAKAR, 27 August 2014 - The European Union has allocated € 11.5 million to UNICEF to treat over 1 million children suffering from severe acute malnutrition in five countries of the Sahel.

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Nigeria + 5 others
Cholera outbreak in the West and Central Africa: Regional Update, 2014 (Week 31)

Cholera alert Ghana

The cholera outbreak in Accra, Ghana has led to more than 1,000 cases in three weeks. As of 31st of July 2014, at least 1 119 cases of cholera and 17 deaths were recorded in the Great Accra. Nine (9) districts out of sixteen (16) recorded cases. Accra metro and Dadekotpon are the most affected district and account for 87% of cases.

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World + 48 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 20-26 August

The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.

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Qatar Charity is Combatting Drought Via Solar Power Artesian Water Wells and Establishing Community-Managed Health Services in Niger

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Qatar Charity

Qatar Charity's latest projects in Niger have benefited 14,000 in the villages of Sowna and Aichign. The constant threat of drought and overall desperate conditions in such villages make the digging and installation of modern solar-powered artesian wells a priority. As well, Qatar Charity selected these villages to assist owing to their inadequate potable water and sanitation, shortages of essential medicines, too few school classrooms and willingness of the community to participate and contribute.

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Niger SRP 2014: Funding Status as of 24 August 2014

All Figures in US$

  • 2014 REQUIREMENT 391 millions
  • FUNDING (1) 171 millions
  • UNMET REQUIREMENT 220 millions
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Senegal + 15 others
West Africa Seasonal Monitor - August 22, 2014

Generally good cropping conditions for much of the Sahel, except over Senegal and Mauritania

Key Messages

  • There is a low level of skill in forecasting the remainder of the season over Senegal and Mauritania, though available information suggests average rainfall levels for the remainder of the season. Persistent dryness over northern Senegal and southwestern Mauritania earlier in the season, though, has the potential to significantly reduce rainfed crop harvests.

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Twelve dead, 36,000 homeless in Niger flooding

NIAMEY, Aug 23 (Reuters) - At least 12 people have been killed and more than 36,000 made homeless in Niger due to flooding caused by heavy seasonal rainfall, the government said.

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World + 23 others
Global Humanitarian Overview - Status Report, August 2014

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102 million people are estimated to be in need of humanitarian assistance compared to 81 million in December 2013. Global financial requirements to cover humanitarian needs rose from $12.9 billion to $17.3 billion now.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Mali + 14 others
Bulletin d’information sur la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle au Sahel et en Afrique de l’ouest - juillet 2014

Situation alimentaire satisfaisante dans la région, exceptée par endroits en zones sahéliennes pastorales et agropastorales.

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Flash Infos Niger: Les inondations affectent plus de 5500 ménages (21 août 2014)

Aperçu de la situation

  • De fortes pluies enregistrées au cours de la présente saison hivernale ont provoqué des inondations à travers le pays. A la date du 21 août, plus de 36 441 personnes soit 5 511 ménages ont été affectés, selon les chiffres du Gouvernement. La situation est en pleine évolution et les évaluations, dans certaines régions, sont toujours en cours.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Mali + 8 others
Sahel Crisis 2014: Funding Status as of 22 August 2014

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Mali + 8 others
Sahel : Report on 2013 Humanitarian Operations - Burkina Faso, Chad, the Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Cameroon, Nigeria and Senegal, July 2014

A new report offers a snapshot of the scope and breadth of the humanitarian footprint in the Sahel and highlights some of the main challenges faced by aid organisations and how they adapted to them.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Nigeria + 14 others
Climate Prediction Center’s Africa Hazards Outlook August 21 – August 27, 2014

  • Increased rains observed in West Africa during the past observation period.

  • Consistent heavy rains triggered flooding, destroyed houses, and thousands of displaced people in Sudan.

1) Inadequate rainfall distribution since early June has delayed planting and negatively affected crop development in northeastern Nigeria. Although an increase in rainfall was observed recently, continued favorable rainfall amounts are needed to overcome long-term deficits.

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World + 6 others
Passionate to Save Lives: Conversations with CARE Humanitarians

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CARE

This World Humanitarian Day, CARE Canada is calling on governments and international actors to show a renewed commitment to the protection of humanitarian aid workers everywhere.

“With the recent Ebola outbreak, the ongoing crises in Gaza, South Sudan, Syria, Ukraine and so many other places, humanitarians continue to provide crucial life-saving assistance amidst extremely challenging, sometimes dangerous, circumstances,” said Gillian Barth, president and CEO of CARE Canada.

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World + 47 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 13 - 19 August

The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.

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Niger + 1 other
Diffa / Niger: Besoins et Réponse Humanitaire (période du 27 juillet au 10 août 2014)

Le nombre des arrivées en provenance du Nigéria est en légère baisse comparée à la semaine précédente mais les prix du carburant sont à la hausse sur le marché noir en raison de la rupture de l’approvisionnement dans les États du Nord du Nigeria. Les autorités locales restent préoccupées par les questions de santé et les perspectives alimentaires.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Mali + 8 others
Sahel Crisis 2014: Funding Status as of 15 August 2014

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.