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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Tripartite agreement signed for the voluntary return of Sudanese refugees from Chad and the return of Chadian refugees from Sudan.

  • Almost 15,000 suspected AWD cases, including 279 deaths, were reported in Sudan since August 2016, according to WHO and FMoH.

  • In South Kordofan about 3,000 people fled SPLM-N areas and arrived in government-controlled areas since January 2017.

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Regional Highlights

• More than 12,000 refugees return from Cameroon’s Far North region to towns and localities in north-east Nigeria. Poor living conditions and insecurity in the areas of return as well as uncertainty about the causes of the returns have raised concerns among humanitarian organisations.

• Mayo Sava department in Cameroon’s Far North region is hit by nine suicide attacks since April, severely restricting humanitarian access.

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Background

Around 17 million people live in the affected areas across the four Lake Chad basin countries. More than 2.4 million people remain displaced. Most of the displaced families are sheltered by communities that count among the world’s poorest and most vulnerable. Food insecurity and malnutrition have reached critical levels.

Recent developments

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Changements clés

La population totale de réfugiés et demandeurs d’asile est passée de 400,264 en Avril 2017 à 401,684 personnes en Mai 2017. Ceci représente une augmentation globale de 1420 personnes composées principalement de nouveaux nés (1033) et de new arrivals et In-Situ (89).

08 Jun 2017 description

Mostly average to above average rainfall has allowed for on time to slightly early planting

Key Messages

  • In May the Intertropical Front (ITF) migrated northward faster than typical and has been located north of its climatological position, resulting in mostly above average rainfall over the region including most of the Sahelian zone.

  • Favorable rainfall during April and May led to timely or early planting over much of the region.

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KEY FIGURES

1,884,331 IDPs* in Nigeria

* 1.83 million displaced by the insurgency

(NEMA/IOM DTM Report, Round XVI, May 2017)

202,551 Total number of Nigerian refugees in neighboring countries as of 31 May 2017 (or latest figures available)

FUNDING

  • USD 169.9 million: UNHCR requirements for the Nigeria situation in 2017

OPERATIONAL CONTEXT & HIGHLIGHTS

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report World Bank

LES POINTS MARQUANTS

  • Les pays africains montrent l’exemple en introduisant des politiques qui veillent à rendre les réfugiés autonomes et, parallèlement, à aider les communautés d’accueil.

  • Cette nouvelle approche de la gestion des réfugiés adoptée par les gouvernements africains s’articule autour de la résilience et de l’inclusion sociale.

08 Jun 2017 description

Le Programme alimentaire mondial des Nations Unies se réjouit de la généreuse contribution de la Chine d’un montant de quatre millions de dollars . Cette contribution va permettre à l’agence onusienne de venir en aide à plus de 100 000 personnes.

N’DJAMENA – Le Programme alimentaire mondial des Nations Unies (PAM) se réjouit de la généreuse contribution de la Chine d’un montant de quatre millions de dollars . Cette contribution va permettre à l’agence onusienne de venir en aide à plus de 100 000 personnes.

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162.8 M required for 2017 including special situations

23.7 M contributions received, representing 15% of requirements

139.2 M overall funding gap for Chad

All figures are displayed in USD

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KEY FIGURES

440,000
IDPs in CAR of whom 108,333in sites and 291,667 in host families

18,425
Central African refugees have spontaneously returned to the country since the start of the year

2,740
IDP households returned from IDP sites in Bangui during April

FUNDING

USD 53.3 million
Requested for the situation

Funded 21%

PRIORITIES

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NIGERIA

There have been 490 cases of Lassa Fever since December 2016, of which 189 were confirmed, and 104 resulted in deaths. This represents an extremely high case fatality rate of 21%, which has been attributed to the ongoing humanitarian situation in the northeast, intense population movement, and poor health response capacity.

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CHAD

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N’DJAMENA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of US$ 4 million from China, which will support food assistance for more than 100,000 people in need.

07 Jun 2017 description
report Caritas

« Nous avons quelques animaux, mais tout le monde est pauvre… Si nous avions des pirogues, nous pourrions pêcher », se plaint un représentant des pêcheurs au village tchadien de Bibi-Barrages, sur le lac Tchad. Depuis deux ans, villageois autochtones et déplacés vivent ensemble, « mais il n’y a pas assez de place pour cultiver des légumes »…il faudrait aménager un polder… Monde oublié, brutalement revenu au cœur de l’actualité à cause de la présence des islamistes se revendiquant de Boko Haram, la région du mystérieux lac Tchad inclut le Nigéria, le Cameroun, le Niger et le Tchad.