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13 Mar 2017 description
report Belgian Red Cross

Les famines qui ravagent aujourd’hui l’Afrique sont des crises complexes, intensifiées par toutes les précédentes.

Une famine aggravée par la violence

En Somalie et au Sud Soudan, plusieurs centaines de milliers de personnes comprenant femmes, enfants et personnes âgées, peinent de plus en plus à se nourrir. Cela du fait d’une sècheresse, dont les conséquences sont aggravées par les violences qui frappent ces pays, depuis des années.

13 Mar 2017 description

Civilians have been caught between unresponsive governments and the violence of Boko Haram. This must change.

While the Boko Haram-sparked humanitarian crisis raging in the Lake Chad Basin has largely been overlooked outside of the region, recent high-level efforts have sought to change that.

13 Mar 2017 description

Moussa Faki Mahamat, nouveau président de la Commission de l’Union africaine (UA), prendra ses fonctions à la mi-mars alors que le continent est confronté à la plus grave série de crises humanitaires depuis les années 1990. La plus inquiétante se situe dans le bassin du lac Tchad où plus de 11 millions de personnes ont besoin d’une aide d’urgence.

13 Mar 2017 description

Africa is experiencing the highest number of humanitarian crises since the 1990s. As the new chair of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, takes office, International Crisis Group suggests how he can strengthen the organisation’s response to threats to continental peace and security.

11 Mar 2017 description
report UN Security Council

SC/12748

Security Council
7897th Meeting (AM)

Twenty million people across four countries faced starvation and famine if the international community did not act quickly, the United Nations humanitarian chief warned the Security Council today, expressing alarm at the funding gap to meet the needs in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and north-eastern Nigeria.

10 Mar 2017 description

10 March 2017

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Mr. President, Council members,

Thank you for inviting me to brief on my visits to countries facing famine or at risk of famine: Yemen, South Sudan and Somalia. I will also briefly mention the outcomes of the Oslo Conference on the Lake Chad Basin.

10 Mar 2017 description

169.9 M required for 2017

4.4 M contributions received, representing 3% of requirements

165.5 M funding gap for the Nigeria Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

10 Mar 2017 description
report UN Security Council

DSG/SM/1042-SC/12745

Following is UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed’s briefing to the Security Council on the Lake Chad Basin, in New York today:

I would like to thank the members of the Security Council for the warm welcome that I have had this morning. It is truly humbling. And also, I would like to congratulate the UK [United Kingdom] Chair for [assuming the Presidency of] the Security Council in March.

09 Mar 2017 description
report UN Security Council

SECURITY COUNCIL
7894TH MEETING (AM)

SC/12744

Members Hear Deputy Secretary-General’s First Address in Her New Capacity

Briefing on the heels of the Security Council’s recent visit to Africa’s Lake Chad Basin — beset by development challenges, looming famine and the brutal tactics of Boko Haram — the mission’s co-Chairs emphasized today the need for an enhanced and holistic response to the subregion’s largely neglected crisis.

09 Mar 2017 description
report UN News Service

9 mars 2017 – Intervenant devant le Conseil de sécurité de l'ONU, la Vice-Secrétaire générale de l'ONU, Amina J. Mohammed, a plaidé jeudi pour faire jouer aux femmes de la région du bassin du lac Tchad un rôle clef dans la lutte contre le groupe Boko Haram et dans les efforts de consolidation de la paix.

09 Mar 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • No new major population movements have been reported. As of January 2017, there are 124,683 displaced persons, including IDPs, Chadian returnees from Nigeria and Niger, refugees and third-country nationals.

  • A suspected Hepatitis E epidemic continues to affect the Salamat Region, With 265 new cases reported in January 2017, out of which 18 cases have been confirmed. In total, since September 2016, 817 cases have been registered and 67 confirmed, with a death toll of 11 people.

09 Mar 2017 description

"Day-to-day survival remains an existential struggle"

By Kieran Guilbert

DAKAR, March 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Boko Haram's insurgency in northeastern Nigeria and around Lake Chad has uprooted more than 2.4 million people and left some 10.7 million in need of aid in a humanitarian catastrophe considered to be one of the world's most neglected crises.

International donors at a conference in Norway last month pledged $672 million in new money for the Lake Chad region for the next three years.

09 Mar 2017 description

Par Aristophane Ngargoune
P.I. Associate, UNHCR Goré

Goré, 8 mars 2017 (UNHCR) - La 40ème édition de la Journée Internationale de la Femme (JIF) a été célébrée ce 8 mars 2017 avec faste dans les 7 camps de réfugiés que compte le bureau de la Sous-Délégation du HCR de Goré. Du camp de Moyo (région du Salamat), à Dosseye (Logone Oriental) en passant par Bélom (Moyen Chari), l'ambiance festive était partout la même. Bref, une ambiance bon-enfant dans tous les camps de réfugiés cette matinée commémorative de la JIF 2017.

09 Mar 2017 description

Statement by Mr. Abdoulaye Mar DIEYE

United Nations Development Programme Regional Director for Africa

Ladies and Gentlemen,

Let me first thank the PBC Chair for convening this discussion on the heel of the Security Council discussion on 20 June 2017 on “Peace consolidation in West Africa“.

It is my belief that the Sahel is a region, par excellence, where we can and must implement congruently the emerging doctrine of sustaining peace and the universal agenda on sustainable development.

08 Mar 2017 description

Changements clés

La population totale de réfugiés et demandeurs d’asile est passée de 394,279 en Janvier à 395,880 personnes en Février 2017. Ceci représente une augmentation globale de 1,601 personnes composées majoritairement de nouveaux nés qui représentent une moyenne d'environ 1,071 par mois. Les cas de régularisation et de nouveaux arrivants sont négligeables par rapport a l'ensemble des augmentations.

08 Mar 2017 description

INTRODUCTION

Une évaluation de la sécurité alimentaire et des marchés, organisée conjointement par le Gouvernement du Tchad (SISAAP, DPAS/SIM des produits agricoles et DESPA/SIM bétail) et ses partenaires impliqués dans l’analyse et le suivi de la sécurité alimentaire (CILSS/FAO/FEWS NET/PAM), s’est déroulée du 02 au 14 février 2017 sous la coordination du Système d’Information durable sur la Sécurité Alimentaire et d’Alerte Précoce (SISAAP).

08 Mar 2017 description

DC/3687-AFR/3538

NEW YORK, 8 March (Office for Disarmament Affairs/Department of Political Affairs) — The Central African Convention for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons, their Ammunition and all Parts and Components that can be used for their Manufacture, Repair and Assembly (Kinshasa Convention) enters into force today, today.