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20 Jul 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Conflict-induced displacement in 2017 decreased 25 percent compared to the same period in 2016

• UNAMA reports record-high numbers of child casualties

• Health and nutrition remain key concerns among relief actors

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

20 Jul 2017 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

Hepatitis E virus is probably the leading cause of hepatitis viral in the world. The global burden of Morbidity Study (WHO, 2010) estimated that at least 20.1 million people are infected globally by the virus genotypes 1 and 2 every year, out of which only 3.4 million people reported the disease, resulting in 70,000 deaths and 3,000 newborns baby deaths.

19 Jul 2017 description

Suivi de la sécurité alimentaire et des marchés au Tchad

Points saillants :

Pour la majorité des ménages enquêtés, la situation alimentaire s’est détériorée par rapport au mois d’avril. Dans l’ensemble des régions de la bande sahélienne ainsi que dans le Mandoul et Moyen Chari, la proportion des ménages ayant une consommation alimentaire pauvre ou limite dépasse 30%. Cette détérioration de la situation alimentaire résulte principalement d’un manque de ressources financières et l’épuisement des stocks.

19 Jul 2017 description

La région de l’Afrique de l’Ouest et le Sahel a connu un progrès considérable en matière de consolidation de la démocratie. Mais, la situation sécuritaire reste préoccupante. C’est, en substance, le message du Représentant Spécial du Secrétaire de l’ONU et Chef du Bureau des Nations Unies pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest et le Sahel, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, lors de son briefing au Conseil de Sécurité des Nations Unies, le jeudi 13 juillet 2017.

19 Jul 2017 description
  • 179.5 M required for 2017

  • 40.6 M contributions received, representing 23% of requirements

  • 138.9 M funding gap for the Nigeria situation

All figures are displayed in USD

18 Jul 2017 description

DAKAR/BRUSSELS, 18 July 2017 – An innovative radio education programme has begun in the Lake Chad basin as part of a comprehensive effort to support the 1.3 million children who have been displaced by the violence of the conflict with Boko Haram. The radio education programmes offer an alternative platform for the 200,000 children in crisis affected areas who are unable to access schools in the Far North of Cameroon and in the Diffa region of Niger.

18 Jul 2017 description
  • In 2016, 7 million of affected people were reached by the WASH sector among more than 10 million in needs in West and Central Africa (24 countries):

    o In DRC, 2.5 million persons in cholera-prone zones benefiting from preventive as well as WASH cholera-response packages;

    o In CAR, 0.9 million of affected people were provided with access to improved sources of water and 0.3 million with sanitations facilities.

    o In the Sahel region (9 countries):

18 Jul 2017 description
report UN Population Fund

This document aims to bring clarity on the multiplicity of the underlying dynamics, which gives pertinence to this alternative and which justifies the implementation of a targeted action that extends beyond military action, within which demography is an essential and structuring variable.

18 Jul 2017 description

By Kieran Guilbert

DAKAR, July 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Denied an education by the Islamist insurgency of militant group Boko Haram, tens of thousands of children across the Lake Chad region are instead tuning into lessons broadcast over the radio, the United Nations children's agency (UNICEF) said on Tuesday.

18 Jul 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The number of cases of Hepatitis E has doubled in Ngala and Damasak; and it has slightly increased in Monguno compared to the previous epidemiological reporting weeks. A total number of 42 blood samples were positive out of 66 (64%).

  • In Ngala camp MSF-Swiss has completed an isolation unit for pregnant women & newborn with Hepatitis-E.

  • UNICEF and FHI-360 clinics are managing the increasing caseload of HEV infected patients. Case management training is planned for clinicians

18 Jul 2017 description

Hadjer-Hadid, 17 Juillet 2017 (UNHCR) – A l’instar de plus de 71.000 lycéens tchadiens, 1 338 jeunes réfugiés dont 58% de filles (770) ont débuté ce lundi 17 juillet 2017 les épreuves écrites du baccalauréat session de Juillet 2017. Cette année, cet examen national est marqué par l’ouverture de deux nouveaux centres dans la sous-préfecture d’Hadjer-Hadid, dans le département d’Assoungha, dans l’est du Tchad. Ces centres accueillent 788 lycéens dont 682 réfugiés soudanais et 106 Tchadiens venant de la ville d’Adré, chef-lieu du département.

18 Jul 2017 description

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is appealing for US$421.2 million to help provide meaningful alternatives to refugees and others undertaking dangerous journeys to Europe.

The number of refugees and migrants arriving in Europe from Africa through Libya is increasing and, with it, the risks they face crossing the Sahara Desert and the Mediterranean Sea. In the first six months of this year, 2,171 refugees and migrants died or went missing in the Central Mediterranean, many others are believed to have died trying to cross into Libya.

17 Jul 2017 description

Welcome to the July issue of the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project’s (ACLED) Conflict Trends report. Each month, ACLED researchers gather, analyse and publish data on political violence in Africa in realtime. Weekly updates to realtime conflict event data are published on the ACLED website.

17 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 37 events: three Grade 3, six Grade 2, seven Grade 1, and 21 ungraded events.

17 Jul 2017 description

La Commission Mouvement de Populations (CMP) est un mécanisme inter-organisationnel mis en place en RCA dont l’objectif final est de fournir des indications sur les chiffres et tendances de mouvements de populations à l’échelle du pays à travers une analyse et une centralisation de données secondaires provenant de plusieurs partenaires (ONG locales et internationales, autorités locales, religieuses et administratives, autres).

17 Jul 2017 description

A l’occasion du Conseil des Ministres franco-allemand qui s’est tenu ce jour à Paris, le Président de la République Française, Emmanuel Macron et la chancelière allemande, Angela Merkel, ont annoncé, aux côtés de la Haute Représentante de l'Union Européenne pour les affaires étrangères et la politique de sécurité , Federica Mogherini et d’autres partenaires internationaux, le lancement de l’Alliance pour le Sahel. Cette plateforme de bailleurs de fonds renforcera la coordination de leurs actions au Sahel sur 5 secteurs clés.