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13 Jun 2017 description
report UN Security Council

SC/12867

SECURITY COUNCIL
7967TH MEETING (PM)

Members also Consider Boko Haram Activities in West Africa’s Lake Chad Basin Area

The threat posed by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) to stability in Central Africa’s should not be underestimated, particularly now with Ugandan and South Sudanese troops, as well as United States special forces having disengaged from the African Union Regional Task Force, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative in the subregion warned in the Security Council this afternoon.

13 Jun 2017 description

CHAD
FIRST HUMANITARIAN DEVELOPMENT FORUM HELD
UN agencies, NGOs, donors and local authorities on 6 June held the first humanitarian-development forum in an initial step to develop a joint approach to address the chronic vulnerabilities in Chad. The New Way of Working, a key outcome of the 2016 World Humanitarian Summit, and priorities for Chad’s crisis-affected regions were discussed. Participants agreed to better link humanitarian and development programmes and strengthen analysis of development challenges.

13 Jun 2017 description

In Numbers

  • 2.1 million food-insecure people in C.A.R. — 48 percent of the population of the country
  • 500,000 displaced persons
  • 464,000 C.A.R. refugees in the neighbouring countries

Highlights

13 Jun 2017 description
report African Union

Addis-Abéba, le 12 juin 2017 : Le Président de la Commission de l’Union africaine, S.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat, accompagné du Commissaire à la Paix et à la Sécurité, l’Ambassadeur Smail Chergui, et de Madame Cessouma Minata Samaté, Commissaire aux Affaires Politiques, vient de conclure une tournée de plus d’une semaine dans les pays du G5-Sahel : le Niger, le Tchad, la Mauritanie, le Mali et le Burkina Faso.

12 Jun 2017 description

169.9 M required for 2017

37.1 M contributions received, representing 22% of requirements

132.8 M funding gap for the Nigeria Situation

11 Jun 2017 description

Madame la Présidente,
Mesdames et messieurs les Commissaires,

La FIDH salue les importantes avancées en faveur des droits humains et des libertés fondamentales sur le continent comme en Gambie, où le choix des électeurs a finalement été respecté ouvrant la voie à une transition démocratique longtemps attendue ; ou encore la décision en appel des Chambres africaines extraordinaires confirmant la condamnation à la perpétuité d’Hissène Habré pour les crimes commis au Tchad entre 1982 et 1990.

11 Jun 2017 description

209.2 M required for 2017

12.0 M contributions received, representing 6% of requirements

197.2 M funding gap for the Central African Republic Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

11 Jun 2017 description

This report is produced by OCHA in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the period from 16 May to 31 May 2017. It does not include information on the operations of actors that are not part of the Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP).

Highlights

10 Jun 2017 description

Highlights

  • UNHCR is particularly concerned as forced returns from Cameroon to Nigeria have continued unabated after the governments of Nigeria and Cameroon signed a tripartite agreement with UNHCR on 2 March to facilitate the voluntary repatriation of Nigerian refugees when conditions are conducive. Humanitarian partners in Nigeria are gearing up for the possible return of around 75,000 Nigerian refugees from Cameroon.

09 Jun 2017 description

FAO-WFP report is an invaluable tool for the UN Security Council, says its President

FAO Director-General introduces report on food insecurity in conflict-affected countries

9 June 2017, New York - In a meeting with the United Nations Security Council President, Ambassador Sacha Sergio Llorentty Solíz of Bolivia, FAO Director-General Graziano da Silva has introduced an updated version of a joint FAO and World Food Programme (WFP) report on the monitoring of food insecurity in conflict-affected crisis.

09 Jun 2017 description

Le rapport de la FAO souligne des pertes importantes dues à la perturbation des activités agricoles, à la hausse des prix et au déplacement des moyens d’existence

09 Jun 2017 description

Food insecurity strains deepen amid civil conflict and drought

FAO report notes heavy toll of disrupted farming, higher prices and displaced livelihoods

8 June 2017, Rome-- Large agricultural harvests in some regions of the world are buoying global food supply conditions, but protracted fighting and unrest are increasing the ranks of the displaced and hungry elsewhere, according to the new edition of FAO's Crop Prospects and Food Situation report.

09 Jun 2017 description
report Mercy Corps

The refugee crisis is a human crisis: Behind the statistics are people filled with unique life experiences and dreams for the future. They are mothers longing to return home, fathers yearning to work again, children searching for a childhood.

We are witnessing a massive shift of humanity unlike any seen before. More than 65 million people around the world—roughly the population of France—are displaced from their homes. More than 11 million of them are from just five places: Syria, Afghanistan, the Lake Chad basin, South Sudan, and Somalia.

08 Jun 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • IDP camps in Nigeria’s Banki town host more than 42,000 people

  • Population influxes to Nigeria’s Pulka town strain already limited resources, notably water and shelter

  • Attack against IDPs in Cameroon’s Mayo- Sava Department results in at least nine civilian deaths

  • Health officials record 770 hepatitis E cases in Niger’s Diffa Region from January–May

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