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01 Dec 2016 description
report Oxfam

For several decades Niger country has been facing recurrent armed conflicts and crises including insurrections, which negatively impact its development by potentially threatening its security and stability.

29 Nov 2016 description
report Germanwatch

Who Suffers Most From Extreme Weather Events? Weather-related Loss Events in 2015 and 1996 to 2015

28 Nov 2016 description

Qu’est ce que la biomasse?

La biomasse est une mesure de la production de la végétation, précisément de la matière sèche (MS) exprimée en kilogramme, par jour et par hectare. Le terme « matière sèche » est utilisé pour décrire toute forme de végétation au dessus du sol, sans comptabiliser son contenu en eau. Pour une analyse de la situation pastorale, la MS représente un moyen efficace pour mesurer de manière normalisée la disponibilité en ressources fourragères.

21 Nov 2016 description

The quest of the last 15 years to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) taught us that Global Goals can motivate and help sustain leaps in human progress. It also taught us that the specifics matter. In some places, the MDGs became a widely-recognized, consistent and important driver of local progress; in others, the role and impact of the MDGs was more ambiguous. A lot depended on way the MDGs were implemented: if local change agents made them meaningful locally; if local leaders drew on their legitimacy and visibility; if they were employed to solve real-life problems etc.

19 Nov 2016 description

BESOINS HUMANITAIRES ET CHIffRES CLÉS

SITUATION NATIONALE

La situation humanitaire reste marquée par cinq crises majeures : l’insécurité alimentaire, la malnutrition, les épidémies, les inondations et les mouvements de population. En 2017, près de 1,9 million de personnes, dont 340 000 à Diffa, auront des besoins humanitaires dans au moins un secteur.

10 Nov 2016 description

New Report ‘Transitioning from the MDGs to the SDGs’ Calls for Collaboration to ‘Deliver as One’*

05 Nov 2016 description

Background

The Global Early Warning – Early Action (EWEA) report on food security and agriculture is developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The report is a part of FAO’s EWEA system, which aims to translate forecasts and early warnings into anticipatory action.

EWEA enables FAO to act early before disasters have happened to mitigate or even prevent their impact. By lessening damages to livelihoods and protecting assets and investments, FAO can help local livelihoods become more resilient to threats and crises.

30 Oct 2016 description

IOM Libya Releases Special Report on Displaced Female Migrants

Libya - IOM Libya’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) has released a special Flow Monitoring Analytical report presenting a demographic and socio-economic profile of female migrants in Libya.

Results were obtained from surveys conducted with 2,988 migrants between 12 July and 16 September 2016, of whom 145 were female (5 percent). The analysis conducted for this report focused on female respondents only.

24 Oct 2016 description

4,328 INTERVIEWS WERE CONDUCTED IN THE PERIOD FROM JUNE TO SEPTEMBER 2016 BY IOM IN THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA, GREECE, HUNGARY, SERBIA, AND ITALY

ABOUT DTM’S FLOW MONITORING SURVEYS

18 Oct 2016 description

1. Key points

  • According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)’s Financial Tracking Service (FTS), donors have committed/contributed US$161 million of humanitarian assistance to Niger since the beginning of 2016.

  • As of 11 October 2016, only US$11,500 has been reported in response to the Rift Valley Fever outbreak in Niger.

  • The UN-coordinated appeal for Niger1 requests US$260 million. It is currently 44% funded at US$116 million.

14 Oct 2016 description
report Start Network

Key Points

  • According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)’s Financial Tracking Service (FTS), donors have committed/contributed US$161 million of humanitarian assistance to Niger since the beginning of 2016.
  • As of 11 October 2016, only US$11,500 has been reported in response to the Rift Valley Fever outbreak in Niger.
  • The UN-coordinated appeal for Niger requests US$260 million. It is currently 44% funded at US$116 million.
12 Oct 2016 description

Crisis overview

Boko Haram attacks in Yebi and Bosso, two towns in the east of Niger’s Diffa region, have displaced an estimated 50,000–75,000 people since 19 May. Most of the displaced population first sought safety in the town of Toumour, 25–30km west of Bosso town, but have since moved westwards and northwards, fearing further BH attacks.

12 Oct 2016 description

Crisis overview

A Rift Valley Fever (RVF) outbreak was declared on 20 September in the districts of Tchintabaraden, Tassara, and Abalak in the Tahoua region of Niger. Cases were first reported on 30 August, when unexplained deaths among humans, along with deaths and abortions of livestock were observed in Tchintabaraden district.

11 Oct 2016 description

Les pays en développement ont fait des progrès considérables dans la réduction de la faim depuis 2000. L’Indice de la faim dans le monde 2016 (GHI) montre que le niveau de la faim pour l’ensemble des pays en développement a diminué de 29 %. Mais les progrès ont été inégaux et de grandes disparités persistent entre les régions mondiales, les pays ainsi qu’à l’intérieur des pays.

11 Oct 2016 description

Global Hunger Index: Over 45 Countries on Pace for “Moderate” to “Alarming” Hunger Levels by 2030 UN Deadline OCT 11, 2016

Report Rates Hunger “Serious” or “Alarming” in 50 Countries in 2016

29 Percent Reduction in Global Hunger Index Scores Since 2000

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?