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24 Jun 2016 description

Key Messages - Insecurity targeting national and international defence forces prevents state authority and basic services from being restored in northern Mali. As a result, 1.5 million people still depend on international humanitarian assistance. - Humanitarian space is fragile and the situation volatile. To preserve access to people in need, it is crucial that the lines between humanitarian assistance and the political stabilization agenda are not blurred.

21 Jun 2016 description
report UN News Service

21 June 2016 – More than 240,000 people, or a third of the population, in Niger’s Diffa region have been uprooted from their homes since 3 June attacks by Boko Haram insurgents, the single largest displacement since 2013, a senior United Nations official said today.

According to Viviane Van Steirteghem, representative of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Niger, many have been settling along Route Nationale 01, the main road crossing the region.

21 Jun 2016 description

MSF delivers water supplies and provides healthcare to people recently displaced by violence in the southeast of Niger.

The attacks that occurred on 3 June 2016 in Bosso, a town in the region of Diffa, caused several tens of thousands of people to take to the road. For many, it was the second time that they had been displaced because of violence related to the group ‘Islamic State West Africa Province’, better known as Boko Haram.

20 Jun 2016 description

Highlights

  • IOM will be providing a number of services for six newly established accommodation facilities in northern and southern Greece. These services will include: camp set-up; protection through the provision of communication facilities as well as direct assistance to vulnerable cases such as victims of trafficking and unaccompanied minors; and, provision of medical assistance in coordination with Medecins du Monde Greece.

17 Jun 2016 description

La CTB publie son rapport annuel 2015

15 Jun 2016 description

TCHAD

TAUX DE MALNUTRITION SÉVÈRE ÉLEVÉ PARMI LES DÉPLACÉS

Le taux de malnutrition aiguë sévère a atteint 4,63% dans 16 sites de déplacement dans la région ouest du Lac – un taux largement supérieur au seuil d’urgence de 2% - selon le résultat d'un exercice de dépistage effectué en mai par le PAM sur 1 511 enfants. Le traitement de la malnutrition est en cours, avec 8 116 admissions enregistrées entre janvier et avril.

GHANA

DE FORTES PLUIES PROVOQUENT DES INONDATIONS

15 Jun 2016 description

CHAD

SEVERE MALNUTRITION HIGH AMONG DISPLACED

The rate of severe acute malnutrition has reached 4.63 per cent in 16 displacement sites in the western Lac region - more than double the two-per cent emergency threshold - according to the outcome of a screening exercise carried out in May by WFP on 1,511 children. Treatment for malnutrition is ongoing, with 8,116 admissions registered between January and April.

GHANA

HEAVY RAINS UNLEASH FLOODS

13 Jun 2016 description

APERCU GENERAL

Juin 2015: accord pour la paix entre le Gouvernement du Mali et les groupes armés du nord Mali. L'UNHCR continue à faciliter le rapatriement volontaire des réfugiés qui en font la demande.

Pour les réfugiés ayant choisi de rester au Niger, l'UNHCR facilite le processus d'autonomisation et l'intégration socio-éconmique dans les communautés d'accueil.

OBJECTIFS DE PROTECTION

1) Maintenir l'accès au territoire;

2) Renforcer le système et les normes étatiques d'éligibilité;

10 Jun 2016 description

The 2015 International Annual Report describes how SOS Children’s Villages around the world supported children and strengthened families and communities in 2015 through community-integrated responses in care, education, health and emergency services.

The 573 SOS Children’s Villages around the world in 2015 are described as ‘care and protection hubs’ for their local communities, as they provided a range of locally-tailored services to support vulnerable children.

09 Jun 2016 description

• The recent attacks inYebi (May 31) and Bosso (3 June) have displaced tens of thousands of people towards safer area on the axis BossoKitchandji and Bosso-GagamGueskerou-Diffa.

• No official figures on the total number of displaced people are available.

• Many displaced people are hosted by local families while others have settled in public buildings (schools, markets etc.), or in the open along the national road or in the bush.

09 Jun 2016 description

Selon le Comité international de la Croix-Rouge (CICR), plus de 9 millions de personnes ont besoin d'une aide d'urgence dans la région du lac Tchad en Afrique. Dans quatre pays (Niger, Tchad, Cameroun et Nigéria), plus de 2,4 millions de personnes ont été chassées de chez elles par le conflit qui oppose, depuis six ans, les forces gouvernementales et l'opposition armée.

Alors que la situation se dégrade encore, notamment dans le nord-est du Nigéria, le CICR intensifie ses activités humanitaires dans toute la région.

09 Jun 2016 description

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) says over 9 million people are in urgent need of aid in the Lake Chad region of Africa. More than 2.4 million people have fled their homes in four countries, Niger, Chad, Cameroon and Nigeria because of the conflict between government forces and armed opposition, which has lasted six years.

The situation is now deteriorating further, especially in north-eastern Nigeria, and the ICRC is scaling up its humanitarian activities throughout the region.

08 Jun 2016 description

MSF is working to assist the recently displaced people with basic aid

Following an attack on the town of Bosso in the Diffa region on 3 June, most of the population of Bosso, as well as neighbouring Yébi and Toumour, have fled to find safer locations. The majority of these newly displaced, numbering in the thousands, had come to the area seeking refuge from previous attacks.

08 Jun 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

4,050 Vulnerable displaced and host families living outside and inside the camps in the Diffa region received gas bottles in the month of May
1,902 Nigerian refugees assisted to voluntarily relocate from spontaneous sites to Sayam Forage camp in Diffa
910 Malian refugees assisted to voluntarily repatriate to Mali in 2016
400 Malian refugee families from Tabareybarey camp to receive land plots under the Urbanization project in Ayorou town

MAIN ACTIVITIES

07 Jun 2016 description

Highlights

• The first assessments and distribution of relief items to displaced people have been carried out by authorities and humanitarian partners on 7 June.

• The most urgent needs are: food, shelters, non-food items, protection, health care, transport and water, hygiene and sanitation.

• The newly displaced people fled from Bosso, Yébi and Toumour.

• National authorities and humanitarian actors are mobilizing substantial relief assistance to assist people affected by these attacks.

07 Jun 2016 description

(Niamey, 7 juin 2016): La communauté humanitaire au Niger est très préoccupée par l’aggravation des besoins humanitaires dans la région de Diffa consécutive aux nombreuses attaques enregistrées dans cette région notamment dans le département de Bosso. Depuis le début de l’année, plus de 30 attaques attribuées à Boko Haram ont été rapportées, la moitié d’entre elles ont eu lieu dans ledit département.