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27 Jul 2017 description
  • 179.5 M required for 2017

  • 41.1 M contributions received, representing 23% of requirements

  • 138.3 M funding gap for the Nigeria situation

All figures are displayed in USD

27 Jul 2017 description

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is launching a supplementary appeal for an additional US$9.5 million to scale up its activities in north-east Nigeria, as a result of an unexpected surge in self-organized returns of Nigerian refugees since the beginning of the year, mainly from Cameroon.

27 Jul 2017 description
report CARE

Of the 225 million women with unmet need for family planning, many live in areas affected by conflict or natural disasters. Delivering family planning services in these settings is critical to ensuring countries meet their FP2020 goals, as well as to fulfilling the sexual and reproductive health rights of the more than 32 million women and girls in need of humanitarian aid.

This briefing paper puts forward CARE’s key messages and policy asks towards ensuring universal access to family planning in crisis-affected settings.

26 Jul 2017 description

Highlights

  • In several areas of the region, food prices have begun to seasonally rise as household stocks decline and market demand increases. The lean season is expected to further exacerbate the food crisis, and the rainy season will limit humanitarian access by drastically impacting road deliveries.

26 Jul 2017 description

165.3 M required for 2017 including special situations

28.2 M contributions received, representing 17% of requirements

137.1 M overall funding gap for Chad

All figures are displayed in USD

25 Jul 2017 description

Ethiopia

A severe food security and nutritional crisis is unfolding as a consequence of the drought that began in October 2016.

The Somali region is most affected and is experiencing Emergency (IPC Phase 4) levels of food insecurity. Catastrophe (IPC Phase 5) outcomes are likely to manifest in poorer households by September.

25 Jul 2017 description

Question

What are the strengths and weaknesses of migration programming that has taken place / is underway in north and sub-Saharan Africa? Specifically, in areas such as livelihoods support, protection of migrants, border security and support for resettlement and voluntary return?

Summary

24 Jul 2017 description

Note Conceptuelle

I. CONTEXTE ET JUSTIFICATION

Le Tchad a accueilli des réfugiés de diverses nationalités qui sont arrivés par des vagues successives dont les dernières ont été enregistrées en 2016 dans la région du Lac et en mars 2017 au Sud du Tchad. Au 30 juin 2017, on dénombre 402.619 réfugiés et requérants d’asile au Tchad dont :

  • 319.071 soudanais;

  • 69.180 Centrafricains;

  • 8.343 Nigérians

24 Jul 2017 description
report UN Security Council

SECURITY COUNCIL
8009TH MEETING (AM)
SC/12922
24 JULY 2017

The Security Council today welcomed recent positive political developments in some West African countries, but expressed concern over the threat of terrorism in the region — including attacks by Boko Haram and Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh) — as well as a worsening humanitarian situation.

24 Jul 2017 description

Overview

This weekly bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. WHO AFRO is currently monitoring 42 events. This week, two new events have been reported: outbreaks of cholera in Burundi and CrimeanCongo haemorrhagic fever in Senegal. This week’s edition also covers key ongoing events in the region, including the:

• Grade 3 humanitarian crises in South Sudan;

• Grade 2 outbreaks of necrotizing cellulitis/fasciitis in Sao Tome and Principe, and cholera in Tanzania;

24 Jul 2017 description

OPERATIONAL OVERVIEW

  • 8.5 MILLION PEOPLE IN NEED OF LIFE-SAVING ASSISTANCE IN 2017

  • 6.9 MILLION PEOPLE TARGETED FOR LIFE-SAVING ASSISTANCE IN 2017

24 Jul 2017 description

Kerry A. Millington and Mina Bhardwaj

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Summary