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25 Mar 2015 description

Environ 500 personnes déplacées par les combats intercommunautaires qui ont éclaté le 9 mars dans la forêt Goin Débé dans le sud-ouest du pays ont commencé à rentrer chez elles avec l'aide de la communauté et de l'administration locale. Des violences interethniques sporadiques et des attaques par des groupes armés continuent de sévir dans la région ouest de la Côte d'Ivoire. Quelques 2 600 personnes sont toujours déplacées suite aux raids armés contre des villages près de la frontière libérienne survenus plus tôt cette année.

25 Mar 2015 description

Around 500 people displaced by inter-community fighting that erupted on 9 March in Goin Débé forest in the country’s southwest have started returning home with the help of the community and the local administration. Sporadic inter-ethnic violence and attacks by armed groups continue to plague Côte d'Ivoire’s western region. Some 2,600 people are still displaced following armed raids on villages near the Liberian border earlier this year.

25 Mar 2015 description

Tracking food security trends in vulnerable countries

The Global Food Security Update provides a quarterly overview of key food security trends in vulnerable countries. Information is provided by WFP VAM field teams and partners.

In focus

  • Conflict in Iraq has disrupted food markets, leading to price hikes in Anbar, Salah Al-Din and Kirkuk. According to the 2014-2015 Strategic Response Plan, around 5.2 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance, and over 2.5 million people are currently displaced.

25 Mar 2015 description
  • As of 18 March 2015, a total of 25,063 EVD cases including 10,346 deaths have been reported from six West African countries (Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal and Sierra Leone).
  • 1,011 cases including 516 deaths were reported among healthcare workers. WHO declared end of Ebola out-break in Mali, Nigeria, and Senegal.
25 Mar 2015 description

La dépendance précoce au marché des ménages pauvres fragilise leur sécurité alimentaire

Messages clés

  • Les perspectives de production des contre-saisons maraichères et de riz sont moyennes à bonnes dans le pays. Les revenus issus du maraichage jusqu’en avril et la disponibilité des récoltes de riz en juin-juillet amélioreront les revenus et l’alimentation dans les zones concernées.

24 Mar 2015 description

Snapshot 18-24 March 2015

Syria: The Government carried out over 10,000 airstrikes between October and March, dropping more than 5,300 barrel bombs and killing almost 2,200 civilians. A chlorine attack on 16 March in Idleb killed six people.

24 Mar 2015 description

Une année de lutte contre la plus vaste épidémie d’Ebola de l’Histoire


Un an après le début l’épidémie d’Ebola en cours en Afrique de l’Ouest, MSF publie une analyse critique de la riposte mondiale au virus Ebola.

23 Mar 2015 description

Commentaires :

A la semaine 8 de la saison épidémique 2015, trois (3) districts ont franchi le seuil épidémique et trois (3) autres le seuil d’alerte au Ghana et au Nigeria.

  • Ghana : Le district de Nadom qui avait franchi le seuil épidémique à la semaine 2 est repassé à nouveau en phase épidémique avec un TA de 19.3 et, le district de Daffiama-Buissie-Issa a franchi le seuil d’alerte avec un TA de 6.0

20 Mar 2015 description

While there is a fast-growing policy interest in offering financial products to help rural households manage risk, the literature is still scant as to which products are the most effective. In order to inform gender targeting of rural finance policy, this paper investigates which financial products best improve farmers’ productivity, resilience, and welfare, and whether benefits affect men and women equally.

20 Mar 2015 description


IFRC’s Ebola strategic framework is organised around 5 outcomes:

  • The epidemic is stopped

  • National Societies have better Ebola preparedness and stronger long term capacities

  • IFRC operations are well coordinated

  • Safe and Dignified Burials (SDB) are effectively carried out by all actors

20 Mar 2015 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

In February 2014, there was an outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Guinea, which spread to Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal and Sierra Leone causing untold hardship and thousands of deaths in these countries. As of 27 February 2015, a total of 23,694 cases, and 9,589 deaths, which were attributed to the EVD, had been recorded across the most affected countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

20 Mar 2015 description

Libya - It took nearly 24 hours to bring the last of three planeloads of Senegalese migrants from Libya today. But with the arrival of this last group in Dakar Friday morning, IOM completed its mission begun on 27 February.

20 Mar 2015 description

MSF releases a critical analysis of the global Ebola response one year into the deadliest outbreak in history

London, 23 MARCH 2015 – The international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today releases a critical analysis of the Ebola epidemic in west Africa over the past year, revealing the shortcomings of the global response to the crisis and warning that the outbreak, despite an overall decline in cases, is not yet over.

18 Mar 2015 description

By Azzurra Massimino

“Sometimes there is rain, but it is not well distributed. We lack good quality seed, and termites eat our plants.” These are, in the words of Binta Ndao, a Senegalese farmer and mother of seven, some of the challenges faced by subsistence farmers in Eastern Senegal. An innovative resilience-building initiative implemented by WFP and Oxfam America is helping farmers like her break out of chronic food insecurity.

18 Mar 2015 description

Kinshasa, DR Congo | | Wednesday 3/18/2015 - 14:03 GMT

Pro-democracy activists from Senegal and Burkina Faso arrested in Democratic Republic of Congo on suspicion of planning to destabilise the country will be expelled and banned from returning, the government announced Wednesday.

"They will be expelled from the country. They are also being declared persona non grata," DR Congo government spokesman Lambert Mende told AFP. "It's the best solution we could find."

18 Mar 2015 description
report Médicos del Mundo

Madrid, 18 de marzo de 2015.- El próximo 23 de marzo se cumple un año desde que la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) reconociera oficialmente que se estaba produciendo un brote de ébola en África Occidental.