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27 Jun 2017 description

L’état d’urgence, déclaré initialement le 3 mars dans sept départements de Tahoua et de Tillabéry, a été prorogé le 18 juin 2017 pour une nouvelle période de trois mois. Selon des informations, non exhaustives recueillies sur le terrain dans les deux régions, 37 attaques perpétrées par des groupes armés ont été enregistrées depuis février 2016.

21 Jun 2017 description

Avant-propos

Stephen O’Brien, Secrétaire général des Nations Unies aux affaires humanitaires et Coordonnateur des secours d’urgence

21 Jun 2017 description
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Humanitarian Response Plans and Flash Appeals

19 Jun 2017 description

Persistent instability in northern Mali, Boko Haram-related violence and insecurity in north-east Nigeria, and the impact of the conflict in the neighbouring Central African Republic continue to cause massive population displacements and hinder the return of displaced people to their homes. More than five million people across the Sahel region are facing the consequences of forced displacement.

16 Jun 2017 description

Au total, 894 cas déclarés (suspects et confirmés) ont été notifiés au 12 juin. A la même date, 33 décès liés à la maladie ont été enregistrés. Le taux de létalité est passé de 29 pour cent au 25 avril à 3,7 pour cent au 12 juin. Les femmes sont les plus touchées.

Le personnel des structures sanitaires et les partenaires humanitaires mènent conjointement des activités de prise en charge médicale et de prévention.

15 Jun 2017 description

Highlights

  • Ongoing military operations in Niger and Nigeria are accompanied by a resurgence of attacks and incursions of armed elements, leading to protection incidents.

  • A significant increase in cases of genderbased violence (GBV) reported by partners was observed in April.

  • US $ 3.5 million were allocated by the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for a rapid response to the urgent needs of 40,000 people in the island areas and villages south of Bol.

13 Jun 2017 description

CHAD
FIRST HUMANITARIAN DEVELOPMENT FORUM HELD
UN agencies, NGOs, donors and local authorities on 6 June held the first humanitarian-development forum in an initial step to develop a joint approach to address the chronic vulnerabilities in Chad. The New Way of Working, a key outcome of the 2016 World Humanitarian Summit, and priorities for Chad’s crisis-affected regions were discussed. Participants agreed to better link humanitarian and development programmes and strengthen analysis of development challenges.

13 Jun 2017 description

Au total, 817 cas déclarés (suspects et confirmés) ont été notifiés au 05 juin. A la même date, 33 décès liés à la maladie ont été enregistrés. Le taux de létalité est passé de 29 pour cent au 25 avril à 4 pour cent au 05 juin. Les femmes sont les plus touchées.

Le personnel des structures sanitaires et les partenaires humanitaires mènent conjointement des activités de prise en charge médicale et de prévention.

Le budget global pour la réponse à l’hépatite E s’élève à 8,2 millions de dollars. Au total 3,2 millions de dollars ont été mobilisés.

08 Jun 2017 description

The security situation in south-eastern Niger remains a challenge for humanitarian actors. A slight increase in the number of attacks involving Boko Haram in the region has been observed with a total of nine attacks reported in May compared to six in April. Humanitarian access is sometimes limited along the Komadougou River following attacks or during military interventions. As of 31 May, more than 247, 000 people were still displaced in the Diffa region while 5,440 displaced people have returned to Bosso according to the regional authorities.

08 Jun 2017 description

Regional Highlights

• More than 12,000 refugees return from Cameroon’s Far North region to towns and localities in north-east Nigeria. Poor living conditions and insecurity in the areas of return as well as uncertainty about the causes of the returns have raised concerns among humanitarian organisations.

• Mayo Sava department in Cameroon’s Far North region is hit by nine suicide attacks since April, severely restricting humanitarian access.

08 Jun 2017 description

Background

Around 17 million people live in the affected areas across the four Lake Chad basin countries. More than 2.4 million people remain displaced. Most of the displaced families are sheltered by communities that count among the world’s poorest and most vulnerable. Food insecurity and malnutrition have reached critical levels.

Recent developments