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24 Feb 2015 description

Snapshot 18-24 February 2015

Myanmar: 90,000 people are now reported to have been displaced by continuing violence between government troops and multiple armed groups in Kokang, Shan state. Aid organisations have been subject to attack – seven people were wounded in two separate incidents.

20 Feb 2015 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Des déplacements internes de populations ont été observés pour la première fois dans la région de Diffa depuis le début de la crise au nord du Nigéria en mai 2013.

  • Environ 1 500 personnes vulnérables sont identifiées à Zinder parmi les personnes déplacées de Diffa. 51 cas de choléra sont enregistrés dans le pays depuis le début de l’année.

  • En 2014, le Service aérien humanitaire des Nations Unies a transporté plus de 13 700 personnes au Niger.

CHIFFRES CLÉS

17 Feb 2015 description

Snapshot 11–17 February 2015

Myanmar: Fighting between the Myanmar army and the MNDAA, an insurgent group in the Kokang area of Shan state, displaced tens of thousands of people. Some fled into central Myanmar, while between 30,000 and 50,000 are thought to have crossed into Nansan, Yunnan province, China.

17 Feb 2015 description

SOMMAIRE

Objectifs stratégiques

  1. Recueillir les données sur les risques et les vulnérabilités, les analyser et intégrer les résultats dans la programmation humanitaire et de développement ;

  2. Soutenir les populations vulnérables pour mieux faire face aux chocs en répondant aux signaux d’alerte de manière anticipée, en réduisant la durée du relèvement post-crise et en renforçant les capacités des acteurs nationaux ;

  3. Fournir aux personnes en situation d’urgence une assistance coordonnée et intégrée, nécessaire à leur survie.

12 Feb 2015 description
report CARE

Le conflit dans le Nord du Nigeria a provoqué une crise humanitaire régionale avec la fuite de centaines de milliers de personnes vers le Niger, le Tchad et le Cameroun. Au Niger, l'ONG CARE intervient dans la région frontalière de Diffa, déclarée en état d'urgence par le gouvernement nigérien cette semaine.

12 Feb 2015 description
  • 20,4 MILLIONS DE PERSONNES EN INSÉCURITÉ ALIMENTAIRE

  • 5,8 MILLIONS D’ENFANTS SOUFFRANT DE MALNUTRITION AIGÜE

  • 2,8 MILLIONS DE PERSONNES DÉPLACÉES

Aperçu de la situation

Une situation préoccupante persiste pour quelque 20 millions de personnes au Sahel. Les conflits récurrents, les conditions climatiques imprévisibles, les épidémies et d’autres chocs continuent d’affaiblir la résilience des ménages d’une région qui souffre toujours d’insécurité alimentaire et de malnutrition chroniques.

12 Feb 2015 description
  • 20.4 MILLION FOOD INSECURE PEOPLE

  • 5.8 MILLION ACUTELY MALNOURISHED

  • 2.8 MILLION PEOPLE DISPLACED

Situation Overview

Grave concerns persist for some 20 million people in the Sahel. Recurrent conflict, erratic weather patterns, epidemics and other shocks continue to weaken the resilience of households across a region still suffering chronic levels of food insecurity and malnutrition.

11 Feb 2015 description
report CARE

CARE has reached more than 50,000 people with food, cash, drinking water or hygiene kits in Niger

Niamey, February 11, 2015. The conflict in northern Nigeria is causing a regional humanitarian crisis, with tens of thousands of refugees and returnees fleeing the border into Niger, Chad and Cameroon. About 80 percent of the displaced are women and children.

11 Feb 2015 description

Highlights

  • Since 6 February, many people have fled parts of Niger’s southeastern border region, Diffa, following the fresh attacks perpetrated by Nigerian armed groups and the conflict between these groups and military troops from Niger. The number of displaced persons is yet to be verified.

  • In light of the security development, the Government of Niger declared a state of emergency in Diffa on 10 February.

11 Feb 2015 description

Faits saillants

  • Depuis le 6 février, un flux important de personnes ont quitté la région de Diffa, au sud-est du Niger à la suite des récents affrontements entre les groupes armés au Nigéria et les forces militaires Nigériennes. Le nombre de personnes qui se sont déplacées n’est pas encore connu.

  • Au regard de l’évolution de la situation sécuritaire, le Gouvernement du Niger a déclaré l’état d’urgence dans la région de Diffa le 10 février.

10 Feb 2015 description

Snapshot 4–10 February 2015

Guinea: An increase in Ebola case numbers has been reported for the second consecutive week. Resistance to the response remains high in Forecariah, worst affected by the outbreak; though ten prefectures have reported at least one incident of resistance. Clashes between armed forces and the community were reported in Matoto, Conakry.

08 Feb 2015 description
report Qatar Charity

Qatar Charity has imported a complete workshop to provide maintenance for its equipment used in the drilling of artesian wells for the benefit of the poor and disadvantaged who lack drinking water in Niger. Earlier in June 2014, Qatar Charity purchased and imported into Niger one of the latest model drilling rigs in the world from Germany, which is fully suitable to the challenges facing such equipment in such harsh environments.

04 Feb 2015 description

The analysis of the results from the November Cadre Harmonisé indicates a limited degradation of livelihoods in northern Mali and in areas where a decrease in the agricultural production was registered. This is mainly due to the positive impact of humanitarian aid and to the harvest period. However, the food security situation could worsen between January and March 2015, in particular in areas where excessive rates of livestock mortality or erratic rainfall were recorded.

03 Feb 2015 description

Snapshot 28 January – 3 February 2015

DRC: 30,000 refugees have fled CAR for Equateur province since December. In North Kivu, 18,000 new IDPs need humanitarian assistance; another 21,000 are in need in South Kivu. Nationwide, food security is worsening: over one-third of territories are in Crisis or Emergency phases.

02 Feb 2015 description

Rebecca Gustafson
Senior Advisor, Global Communications
202-828-5155
rgustafson@InternationalMedicalCorps.org

February 2, 2015 - International Medical Corps is deploying an Emergency Response Team (ERT) to Niger to help families fleeing the violence of Boko Haram in Nigeria. The Niger ERT is comprised of emergency response and regional experts and will augment the work of International Medical Corps staff already in Nigeria, as well as in neighboring Cameroon and Chad.

30 Jan 2015 description

Following the 3 January attack by Boko Haram in Baga, Borno State, in northern Nigeria, 5,000 displaced people arrived at the ‘Teacher Village’ camp in Maiduguri, the state capital, where MSF is assisting them. Our teams are also working in neighbouring Niger where refugees continue to arrive. With the upcoming risk of electoral violence, MSF teams in the south of Nigeria are preparing an emergency response plan.