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06 Mar 2015 description
report African Union

Le Conseil de paix et de sécurité de l'Union africaine (UA), en sa 489ème réunion, tenue le 3 mars 2015, a adopté la décision qui suit sur les efforts régionaux et internationaux déployés dans le cadre de la lutte contre le groupe terroriste Boko Haram et sur la voie à suivre:
Le Conseil,

06 Mar 2015 description
report African Union

COMMUNIQUÉ

The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 489th meeting held on 3 March 2015, adopted the following decision on the regional and international efforts to combat the Boko Haram terrorist group and on the way forward:

Council,

05 Mar 2015 description

A doctor from Cote d’Ivoire, Armel Kone has been with MSF since 2007. After working in Côte d’Ivoire, Malawi and Haiti, she has just spent almost a year assisting Central Africans. From the horror of Bangui to the exodus of Muslims from Central African Republic to Sido in Chad, Dr Armel recounts his frenetic year in a country in utter chaos.

December 2013: the horror of Bangui

05 Mar 2015 description

Increasingly severe Boko Haram attacks have triggered massive population displacements within Nigeria and across its borders into Cameroon, Chad and Niger.
The insurgents have also carried out raids in the neighbouring countries, sparking secondary displacements. Countries in the sub-region have deployed forces to tackle the insurgents. The scope and complexity of the humanitarian crisis that has emerged around the Lake Chad region is being amplified by the increased militarisation of the region, retaliatory insurgent attacks and the worsening plight of host communities.

05 Mar 2015 description

YOKOHAMA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) this month welcomed a US$122.62 million humanitarian aid package from the Government of Japan. The donation will enable WFP to provide vital food and nutrition assistance to targeted vulnerable people, many of whom are affected by conflict, in 27 countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Part of the funds will also support special logistics operations, which WFP runs in four of those countries.

05 Mar 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • FAO has further raised its estimate of the 2014 world cereal production and its forecast for global cereal stocks. Early prospects for cereal supplies in 2015/16 are mostly favourable, partly sustained by large stocks accumulated over the previous two seasons.

  • FAO’s first forecast for global wheat production in 2015 indicates a likely small contraction, mostly reflecting an expected decline in Europe from last year’s record output.

03 Mar 2015 description

DAKAR, Sénégal, 3 mars (HCR) – Le HCR a déclaré mardi qu'environ 16 000 réfugiés nigérians ont rejoint la région de l'Extrême-Nord au Cameroun ce week-end après avoir fui des attaques au nord-est du Nigéria entre les forces armées régionales et les insurgés.

03 Mar 2015 description

CAMEROON
16,000 ARRIVE FROM NIGERIA

Around 16,000 Nigerians fleeing Boko Haram attacks recently crossed into Cameroonian border villages. UNHCR, its local partners and the authorities in the Far North Region are planning to transfer them to Minawao camp, the main refugee settlement in the region. Cameroon’s Far North region is already hosting some 50,000 refugees and 117,000 people in the Far North Region.

COTE D’IVOIRE
588 DISPLACED AFTER ATTACK

03 Mar 2015 description

DAR ES SALAM SITE, Chad, March 3 (UNHCR) – Moussa got married this morning. "I'm on my honeymoon today," says the Nigerian national, who only met his wife Zara a few weeks ago in a refugee camp in western Chad.

03 Mar 2015 description

General Situation during February 2015 Forecast until mid-April 2015

03 Mar 2015 description

Afghanistan: Heavy snowfall has caused avalanches in northern, central and eastern Afghanistan; 280 people have died. Panshir province is most affected. Communication lines have been disrupted in places, power supplies to Kabul have been cut. Priority needs are for NFIs and emergency shelter; access to isolated areas is difficult.

03 Mar 2015 description

DAKAR, Senegal, March 3 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency reported on Tuesday that some 16,000 Nigerian refugees fled to Cameroon's Far North region over the weekend to escape clashes in north-east Nigeria between regional military forces and insurgents.

03 Mar 2015 description
report Save the Children

Almost 30 countries vulnerable to a new Ebola-style Epidemic, jeopardising the future of millions of Children – Save the children

Almost 30 countries are highly vulnerable to an Ebola-style epidemic jeopardising the future of millions of children, warns Save the Children in its new report ‘A Wake Up Call: Lessons from Ebola for the world’s health systems’.

02 Mar 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS - Ex- and former presidents of CAR signal support for the country’s peace process - Demonstrations in Ouaka Prefecture’s Bambari town in mid-February result in six deaths - Humanitarian organizations continue to provide IDPs in Batangafo town, Ouham Prefecture, with emergency relief supplies

02 Mar 2015 description

Le PAM remercie l’Union Européenne pour son appui à la réinsertion des retournés de République Centrafricaine (RCA) et un soutien aux communautés hôtes au Tchad.

02 Mar 2015 description

Yaoundé, Cameroun | AFP | lundi 02/03/2015 - 07:11 GMT

Par Reinnier KAZE

Un mois après l'engagement des soldats tchadiens dans la guerre contre les islamistes nigérians de Boko Haram, la principale route menant à N'Djamena via le Cameroun - vitale pour l'économie du Tchad enclavé - n'est toujours pas sécurisée, reconnaissent des responsables camerounais.

02 Mar 2015 description

HUMANITARIAN IMPLEMENTATION PLAN (HIP)
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, CHAD, CAMEROON
AMOUNT: EUR 55 803 4601

  1. MAJOR CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE HIP

The humanitarian and security situation in Cameroon has been steadily deteriorating since the beginning of 2015 with reports of killings, abductions and brutal violence in the country's Far North region near the border with Nigeria.