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13 Dec 2012 description
  1. RESUME

Le Mali est affecté par une crise politique, sécuritaire et humanitaire d’une ampleur et d’une complexité sans précèdent. Elle se caractérise, au niveau politico-militaire, par une dégradation progressive de la situation qui pourrait entraîner de vives tensions/violences sociales à Bamako et un possible conflit armé interne qui engagerait le vote d’une résolution du Conseil de Sécurité pour une intervention militaire « externe ».

31 Oct 2012 description

0 . Major changes since previous version of the HIP

On 1 January 2012, the HIP Epidemics was launched with an indicative amount of EUR 5,000,000. However, for the first assessment round, only EUR 3,000,000 had been assigned. As all funds had been committed by October 2012, the second assessment round over EUR 2,000,000 was launched on 25 October 2012.

1 . Context

27 Jun 2012 description

Overview

The food security and nutrition crisis in the Sahel is already affecting now more than 18 million people. The current food deficit has provoked a nutritional crisis resulting in significant illness and death from malnutrition and associated diseases especially in children under five years of age.

02 May 2012 description

GLIDE n° EP-2011-000112-MLI

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate financial support is available for Red Cross Red Crescent response to emergencies. The DREF is a vital part of the International Federation’s disaster response system and increases the ability of National Societies to respond to disasters.

21 Oct 2011 description

L’épidémie de choléra en Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre s’est intensifiée cette année. Plus de 85 000 cas, dont plus de 2 500 décès, ont été relevés depuis janvier 2011. Les effets cumulés de deux années consécutives d’épidémie importante dans la région (2010-2011) ont créé une situation humanitaire préoccupante. L’UNICEF et l’OMS ont proposé une stratégie régionale pour lutter contre l’épidémie.

12 Oct 2011 description
report IRIN

DAKAR, 12 October 2011 (IRIN) - Three simultaneous cholera epidemics have affected 24 countries in West and Central Africa, with 85,000 infections and 2,466 deaths since the beginning of 2011, according to the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

11 Oct 2011 description
report AlertNet

11 Oct 2011 16:48

By George Fominyen

DAKAR (AlertNet) – A cholera epidemic sweeping through West and Central Africa has infected more than 85,000 people and killed at least 2,466 since the start of the year, the U.N. Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday.

Cholera is an acute intestinal infection caused by bacteria contaminating food or water, prompting diarrhoea and vomiting. If left untreated, infected people can die of dehydration, sometimes within a matter of hours.

12 Sep 2011 description
report Voice of America

Anne Look | Dakar

International aid workers say West and Central Africa are in the grips of a regional cholera epidemic that has been aggravated by heavy rains and flooding.

According to the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, nearly 40,000 cases of cholera have been reported in Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria this year. The U.N. says the disease has killed nearly 1,200 people in those countries surrounding the Lake Chad Basin.

07 Sep 2011 description
report AlertNet

DAKAR (AlertNet) - Cholera epidemics have hit tens of thousands of people and killed more than 1,400 others in seven West and Central African countries since the start of the year, the U.N. office for the coordination of humanitarian affairs said in a report on Tuesday.

Cholera is an acute intestinal infection caused by bacteria contaminating food or water, prompting diarrhoea and vomiting. If left untreated, infected people can die of dehydration, sometimes within a matter of hours.

31 Aug 2011 description

Ce bulletin d’information humanitaire, produit par le bureau régional OCHA pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre, couvre la période du 1er au 31 août 2011.

Evènements clés

  • Plus de 37.000 cas de choléra notifiés au Cameroun, au Tchad, au Niger, au Nigeria et au Mali

  • Des inondations à Ibadan au Nigeria font plus de 100 morts

  • Nouvelles études sur les conséquences des retours des travailleurs migrants nigériens

  • Accord tripartite sur le rapatriement volontaire des réfugiés ivoiriens au Liberia

19 Aug 2011 description

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate financial support is available for Red Cross and Red Crescent emergency response. The DREF is a vital part of the International Federation’s disaster response system and increases the ability of National Societies to respond to disasters.