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30 Jun 2015 description
report IRIN

Niamey/Dakar , 30 juin 2015 (IRIN) - En novembre dernier, des membres de Boko Haram sont arrivés chez Fanna Liman Mustafa, 25 ans, et ont incendié sa maison de Baga, dans le nord-est du Nigeria. Elle a décidé de fuir au Niger avec ses quatre enfants. Le destin a voulu qu'elle ait de la chance : les militants islamistes sont revenus au mois de janvier et ont massacré des centaines, voire des milliers de civils.

30 Jun 2015 description

Snapshot 24–30 June 2015

Burundi: Turnout at the parliamentary elections was low. Voting stations were targeted and there was a spate of grenade attacks in the capital: several people were injured. Around 1,000 Burundians are leaving the country every day: 62,000 refugees are now in Tanzania, 45,000 in Rwanda, and 10,600 in DRC.

South Sudan: Households in some areas of Unity and Upper Nile states are suspected to be facing Catastrophe (IPC Phase 5) food security outcomes. 5–8% of the country’s population are suffering severe acute malnutrition.

29 Jun 2015 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

 3,5 millions de personnes sont actuellement déplacées dans le Sahel, soit deux fois plus qu’en février 2014.

  • Mise à jour sur les déplacements les autres crises au Cameroun.

  • Une radio communautaire en République Centrafricaine contribue à favoriser l'harmonie dans le pays

  • L’épidémie d'Ebola déclarée terminée au Libéria

29 Jun 2015 description
report IRIN

By Boureima Balima and Jennifer Lazuta

25 Jun 2015 description

Since the Boko Haram attacks intensified in 2013, hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced across the region. These populations are now refugees in Chad, Niger and Cameroon. Humanitarian aid has been slow in arriving as it is difficult to localize displaced people, assess their needs and intervene in safe conditions.

An alarming situation

24 Jun 2015 description

2014 SAHEL STRATEGY

In 2014, humanitarian action in the Sahel was guided by the 2014-2016 Sahel Regional Strategic Response Plan (SRP), which provides a framework for the coordinated and integrated delivery of assistance to people facing emergencies in Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal and The Gambia.

24 Jun 2015 description
report Kimse Yok Mu

Despite the fundamental role of water for human health, survival, and development, today more than 750 million people live without access to clean water1. Moreover, 2.5 billion people do not have access to adequate sanitation 2. As a result of these realities, every minute a child dies from a water-related disease, and more than 840,000 people lose their lives due to lack of access to clean water and sanitation.

23 Jun 2015 description

Snapshot 17–23 June 2015

Yemen: 2.3 million more people are food insecure than in March – the total is now at 12.9 million people. 279 children have been killed and 402 injured in the conflict, out of almost 2,600 total deaths and 11,000 injured. 53 health facilities have been damaged. Peace talks have ended with no agreement.

23 Jun 2015 description

Foreword

In 2015, the world continues to face an unprecedented number of humanitarian crises.

22 Jun 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • In Nigeria, the security situation in the North East has not improved, with 11 insurgent attacks recorded in the last week. Despite successive gains by military forces in the region, the insurgency is growing in intensity.

  • On 10 June, UNHCR Nigeria unveiled its ‘Guma Shelter Project’, a flagship project consisting of 100 low-cost bungalows made available for 200 vulnerable IDP families, aimed at supporting them in a sustainable manner.

20 Jun 2015 description

Due to the conflict between Boko Haram and the Nigerian army and recurrent insurgency attacks on civilians living in Borno State, north-east Nigeria, thousands of people are regularly fleeing their homes in search of safety.

19 Jun 2015 description

Introduction

During the 2015 Strategic Response Plan (SRP), The Sahel output indicators were defined in consultation with the regional sector focal points to provide a standard measure of performance for the Sahel. Country Cluster focal points provided their annual targets for each country and started to report on their cluster achievements for each of the output indicators on a monthly basis.

18 Jun 2015 description

La Commission européenne va consacrer 21 millions € aux populations du Nigeria et des pays limitrophes qui sont victimes des violences commises par Boko Haram.

18 Jun 2015 description

The European Commission is providing €21 million to help the populations in Nigeria and the neighbouring countries that are affected by the violence inflicted by Boko Haram.

17 Jun 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Increased displacement due to Boko Haram attacks results in an estimated 1.5 million IDPs in Nigeria as of late May

  • Approximately 700 Boko Haram survivors found in Borno State

  • U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry leads a U.S. delegation to the May 29 inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari, who pledges to defeat the Boko Haram insurgency

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

17 Jun 2015 description

MESSAGES CLÉS (jan. - avr. 2015)

  1. Le renforcement de la sécurité, dans les zones d’Ansongo et Menaka ainsi que sur l’axe Gao – Gossi, permettra un meilleur accès aux populations vulnérables, et, inversement, celui de ces populations aux services sociaux de base.

  2. À l’approche de la saison des pluies, les acteurs humanitaires en collaboration avec la Direction Régionale de la Protection Civile doivent assurer une bonne préparation aux inondations et à la réponse aux épidémies qu’elles engendrent.

16 Jun 2015 description

Snapshot 10–16 June 2015

Ebola in Sierra Leone and Guinea: Weekly Ebola case incidence has risen for two consecutive weeks. Guinea recorded 16 new cases in the week to 7 June, five from unknown chains of transmission. Sierra Leone recorded 15 cases, the highest weekly total since late March. It has extended the state of emergency for 90 days.

15 Jun 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • More than 10,000 people have been newly displaced as a result of a Boko Haram attack on Niger from Lake Chad at the end of April and the resulting Niger military operations in the area. The Governor of Diffa called on the population to leave the targeted area. The newly displaced remain a highly mobile population, with thousands in hard to reach islands.

15 Jun 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 3.5 million people are currently displaced in the Sahel, a two-fold increase since Fenbruary 2014.

  • Update on the displacement and others crises in Cameroon.

  • A community radio in the Central African Republic helps in fostering harmony

  • Ebola outbreak declared over in Liberia