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Mali + 8 others
Sahel Crisis 2014: Funding Status as of 25 July 2014

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Mali + 7 others
Il faut mobiliser un soutien d'urgence pour affronter l'insécurité alimentaire croissante au Sahel

Un déficit de financement de 100 millions de dollars entrave la lutte contre la faim dans la région

25 juillet 2014, Rome – L'ONU a invité aujourd'hui la communauté internationale de donateurs à renouveler l'engagement de lutte contre la faim et l'insécurité alimentaire au Sahel en protégeant et en renforçant la résilience des familles pauvres et extrêmement pauvres de la région.

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Mali + 7 others
UN says more support urgently needed to tackle growing food insecurity in the Sahel

A funding gap of $100 million is delaying interventions that could prevent the food security situation from worsening and the capacities of vulnerable communities to cope with repeated shocks are deteriorating.

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Central African Crisis: Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 24 July 2014)

The security situation remains volatile throughout the country. Renewed tension and the escalation of violence in the interior of the country, in particular in the town of Bambari, have triggered new displacements. Humanitarian operations continue to be severely constrained by insecurity and serious funding gaps. Total IDP figures remain high, with nearly one million people displaced internally and across borders.

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Chad + 2 others
IOM Organizes Safe Return from Cameroon of Chadian Migrants Displaced from CAR

Chad - Thousands of Chadian migrants fleeing violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) have been stranded in Cameroon since the beginning of 2014.

This week, IOM Cameroon and Chad completed the return by road of almost 500 Chadian migrants from the town of Garoua Boulai, Cameroon, to the newly established temporary site in the village of Djako located 40 km from the town of Moundou in Chad.

Two more IOM convoys will bring home an estimated 2,000 Chadian migrants still stranded on the Cameroon-CAR border in the coming weeks.

International Organization for Migration:

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Guinea + 12 others
West Africa Seasonal Monitor - July 22, 2014

Above-average and well distributed rainfall in Bi-modal and Guinean-Sudanian zones

Key Messages

  • June rainfall was mostly above average and well distributed in time in the Bi-modal and the Guinean-Sudanian Zones, ensuring good maturation of first season crops.

  • Delays in pasture regeneration is to be expected in northern Senegal and southwestern Mauritania, as well as the Lake Chad region due to a combination of significant rainfall deficits recorded in June and unfavorable medium term forecast.

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Somalia + 13 others
CERF underfunded emergencies: 2014 2nd round, as of 21 July 2014

Eleven countries were selected for allocations from the CERF Underfunded Emergencies window, designed to ensure life-saving relief work continues in countries where needs are high but financial support is low.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Chad + 1 other
Darfur refugees in eastern Chad close to starving

Report
Radio Dabanga

EASTERN CHAD(23 Jul.) - Soaring prices and the reduction of food rations have forced a number of Darfuri refugees in the eastern Chad camps to break the fast with bread made of toxic mekheit seeds, and to dig into ant hills in search for food.

The refugees in eastern Chad are facing extremely difficult humanitarian conditions, Ali Yagoub, the head of the Treguine refugee camp told Radio Dabanga.

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Chad + 2 others
AIDA carries out humanitarian actions in Benin, Chad

Report
AzerNews

By Sara Rajabova

Azerbaijan International Development Agency (AIDA) as part of strategic cooperation with Islamic Development Bank has jointly carried out humanitarian actions in Benin and Chad. The new actions took place under the "Alliance to Fight Avoidable Blindness" campaign, AzerTag state news agency reported.

A total of 11,640 persons with problems in their eyesight have benefitted from free eye examinations out of which 506 persons in Benin and 835 persons in Chad have undergone surgeries and had their sights restored.

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Cameroon + 4 others
Central African Republic Revised Regional Refugee Response Plan: January-December 2014

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SUMMARY

Period: January to December 2014
Current Beneficiary Population:159,876
Planning Figure to End- 2014: 306,500

Target Beneficiaries:

  • New Refugees fleeing the Central African Republic (CAR) since December 2013.
  • Third Country Nationals fleeing CAR with refugees to Cameroon and Congo.
  • Host communities.

Financial Requirements: USD 209,707,4101
Number of Partners: 16

Introduction

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Chad + 2 others
Polio-free Chad: UNICEF quarterly newsletter on the polio eradication initiative in Chad, July 2014

Thanks to the continued engagement of the Chadian government, backed by committed donor support and through close collaboration with UN operating agencies UNICEF and WHO, the country has now achieved a polio-free status for two consecutive years.

The last cases of Wild Poliovirus (WPV) and circulating Vaccine-Derived Poliovirus (cVDPV) were notified in June 2012 and May 2013 respectively, marking vital milestones towards eradicating polio in the country, which as recently as 2011 had reached an all-time high of 132 new cases.

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Sudan + 13 others
Climate Prediction Center’s Africa Hazards Outlook July 24 – July 30, 2014

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  • A large area of enhanced rainfall may trigger localized flooding across parts of eastern Sudan.
  • Consistently poor rainfall has led to deteriorating ground conditions across northeastern Nigeria and western Chad.

1) The potential for significantly heavy rainfall remains forecast over the River Nile and Kassala provinces of eastern Sudan, which may trigger localized flooding and elevated river levels along the Nile River basin during the next seven days.

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Appel de fonds révisé de 210 millions de dollars pour l'aide du HCR aux réfugiés centrafricains

GENEVE, 22 juillet (HCR) – Le HCR et ses partenaires ont appelé aujourd'hui les bailleurs de fonds à contribuer davantage pour faire face à l'afflux continu et à la détérioration de la condition des réfugiés centrafricains.

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World + 42 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 16-22 July

The weekly Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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CAR Crisis IOM Regional Response Situation Report 1 - 14 July 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

CAR: IOM in cooperation with the Danish Refugee Council organized a three-day capacity building training in Boda to promote social cohesion in the community.

CHAD: In early July, IOM resumed activities in the health clinic in Gaoui temporary site, N’Djamena.

CAMEROON: During the reporting period, IOM conducted medical consultations for 251 third country nationals (TCNs) in Garoua Boulai, and 36 individuals in Kentzou.

International Organization for Migration:

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UNHCR seeks $210m in revised appeal for refugees from Central African Republic

UNHCR and 16 other agencies providing life-saving relief are calling on donors to increase their funding support for programmes in neighbouring host countries.

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République Centrafricaine: Analyse Des Besoins De Crise - Déc. 2013 - Juillet 2014

Aperçu de la crise

La RCA connait une situation d’urgence depuis les 5-6 décembre 2013.
- La crise, de dimension régionale, a débuté en décembre 2012 lorsque la Séléka, une coalition armée menée par des groupes majoritairement musulmans du Nord-Est du pays, a entamé une campagne aboutissant à un coup d’Etat le 24 mars 2013. L’incapacité du nouveau pouvoir à rétablir la sécurité dans le pays ont progressivement fait sombrer la RCA dans le chaos.

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Central African Republic Situation: UNHCR External Regional Update 24, 12-18 July 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • On 18 July, the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator, Ms. Valerie Amos and the Commissioner for international cooperation, humanitarian aid and crisis response, Ms. Kristalina Georgieva, issued a joint statement expressing their concern at deliberate and deadly attacks against civilians in the Central African Republic. There are continued reports of intensified violence, including, in several instances targeting displaced people, as was the case recently in Bambari which killed at least 27 people.

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Chad + 1 other
Revue de Presse Humanitaire au Tchad Du 03 au 19 juillet 2014

Avant propos

Les articles sélectionnés dans cette revue de presse ont pour but d’informer sur la situation humanitaire au Tchad ou sur le contexte général. Cette sélection d'articles ne reflète pas nécessairement la position d’OCHA-Tchad.
Merci de tenir compte de cette réserve.

LES TITRES

  • Sauver la vie de plus de mères et d’enfants au Tchad grâce au Fonds Français Muskoka (UNICEF, 11/07/14)

  • Chad: A flight of hope (OCHA, 03/07/14)

  • Avant l'arrivée au Tchad, 90 jours de marche en quête de sécurité (HCR, 11/07/14)

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