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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.

23 Jun 2016 description

Kidjendi, Niger | AFP | Thursday 6/23/2016 - 03:32 GMT

by Patrick FORT

Getting water day after day to the tens of thousands of refugees stranded in the sweltering desert of Niger due to attacks by Boko Haram Islamists is nothing less than a Herculean task.

More than 50,000 people abandoned their homes early this month to flee to dusty camps in southeast Niger after a major attack June 3 by the jihadists from neighbouring Nigeria against the town of Bosso, near the border.

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.

20 Jun 2016 description

Kidjendi, Niger | AFP | lundi 20/06/2016 - 07:05 GMT

par Patrick FORT

Chaque jour les travailleurs humanitaires déploient des efforts colossaux pour amener de l'eau dans le désert à des dizaines de milliers de personnes fuyant Boko Haram dans le sud-est du Niger et éviter une "catastrophe".

"L'eau est le besoin primordial. On peut rester deux jours sans manger mais avec la déshydratation sévère, on peut mourir tout de suite", explique Mohamed Ali, responsable de l'eau pour l'Unicef dans la région de Diffa.

17 Jun 2016 description

La CTB publie son rapport annuel 2015

16 Jun 2016 description

Diffa, Niger | AFP | Thursday 6/16/2016 - 19:51 GMT

Tens of thousands of Nigeriens who fled a deadly Boko Haram attack are in "great distress", with many lacking food and healthcare, Niger's interior minister said during a visit to the displaced Thursday.

Boko Haram attacked a military post in Bosso in Niger's Diffa region on June 3, killing 26 soldiers including two from neighbouring Nigeria, in one of the jihadist group's deadliest attacks in the country.

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;

13 Jun 2016 description

Les programmes réussis

Nombre total des réfugiés : 60,473

Augmenation des réfugiés en 2015: 20%

Baisse du budget annuel: 50%

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.

08 Jun 2016 description
  • Dos millones de personas sufren inseguridad alimentaria en todo Níger, 460.000 en Diffa, una región caracterizada por la inseguridad alimentaria y nutricional crónicas, que acoge a más de 241.000 refugiados y retornados de Nigeria como resultado del conflicto provocado por Boko Haram en el norte de Nigeria, desde 2013.

  • Acción contra el Hambre trabaja para responder a las necesidades básicas de la población desplazada y de las familias de acogida más vulnerables, así como para proteger y restaurar sus medios de vida.

Madrid, 08 de junio de 2016

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.