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18 Aug 2017 description

Our methodology uses 9 indicators, grouped under 3 categories:

  • Access of humanitarian actors to affected population

  • Access of people in need to humanitarian aid

  • Security and physical constraints Each category is measured through proxy indicators, such as violence against personnel, denial of needs, or active hostilities.

Data is collected at the country level and may therefore not show disparities between sub-regions.

16 Aug 2017 description
report The Conversation

The ConversationBy Earl Conteh-Morgan, Professor of International Studies, University of South Florida

15 Aug 2017 description


  • WFP Chad welcomed a USD 4 million contribution from China to provide food assistance to some 100,000 Sudanese refugees in the East and vulnerable women and children in the Lake Chad region.

  • On 9 June, the Zero Hunger Strategic Review was launched by the former Chadian Prime Minister Nassour G. Ouaido selected as Lead Convener.

09 Aug 2017 description

This brief summarizes FEWS NET’s most forward-looking analysis of projected emergency food assistance needs in FEWS NET coverage countries. The projected size of each country’s acutely food insecure population is compared to last year and the recent five-year average. Countries where external emergency food assistance needs are anticipated are identified. Projected lean season months highlighted in red indicate either an early start or an extension to the typical lean season.

07 Aug 2017 description
  • Le HCR et ses partenaires se mobilisent pour apporter protection et assistance à des milliers de personnes arrivées du Niger

  • Nouvel afflux de réfugiés de la RCA

  • Plus de 500 Soudanais trouvent refuge au Chad suite à des affrontements entre agriculteurs et éleveurs

Des nouveaux arrivants du Niger

07 Aug 2017 description
  • Thousands arrived in Baga Sola, in Chad from Niger

  • Fresh influx of CAR refugees in the south of Chad

  • Over 500 Sudanese sought refuge in Chad following clashes between farmers and herders

New Arrivals from Niger

04 Aug 2017 description

This bulletin examines trends in staple food and fuel prices, the cost of the basic food basket and consumer price indices for 69 countries in the second quarter of 2017 (April to June). The maps on pages 6–7 provide impact analysis dis-aggregated to sub-national level.

Global Highlights

31 Jul 2017 description

Sudan (Darfur)

On 3 July, the 1591 Sudan Sanctions Committee met to discuss the report of the chair, Ambassador Volodymyr Yelchenko (Ukraine), on his 14 to 18 May 2017 visit to Sudan (SC/12903). Yelchenko briefed Council members in consultations on the work of the committee on 24 July. 

Children and Armed Conflict

31 Jul 2017 description
report Insecurity Insight

This monthly digest comprises threats and incidents of violence affecting the delivery of humanitarian assistance. It is prepared by Insecurity Insight from information available in open sources.