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Niger + 1 other
Mali situation: Niger - Update - February 2014 Health

BACKGROUND

When fighting broke out in Mali in 2012, thousands of people fled the country and crossed into neighboring countries. Thousands crossed into Niger, 80% of them being women and children. These persons required among other assistance, urgent access to healthcare.
In the three camps of Tillaberi region, the 2 “Refugee Hosting Areas” of Intikane and Tazalit and for urban refugees in Niamey, access to health care was facilitated.

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Niger + 2 others
Niger : Bulletin humanitaire mensuel numéro 38 | novembre 2013

Le nombre de cas notifiés du début janvier au 11 novembre 2013 pour la plupart des maladies ou pathologies sous surveillance montre une tendance soit stationnaire, soit à la hausse par rapport à la situation en 2012.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Burkina Faso + 1 other
Burkina Faso: Complex Emergency MDRBF011 Final report

Period covered by this Final Report: 16 December 2011 to 30 July 2013.

Appeal target (current): CHF 2,093,813

Appeal coverage: 90%;

Appeal history:

· Disaster Relief Emergency Funds (DREF) of CHF 113,532 was allocated on 16 December 2011 to support Burkina Faso Red Cross (BRCS) to assist 5,500 beneficiaries with two months’ worth of food vouchers in Tin Akoff in the province of Oudalan in the Sahel region.

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Niger + 1 other
Niger: Complex Emergency Appeal no. MDRNE010 Final report

Period covered by this final report: December 2011 to May 2013.

Appeal target (current): CHF 3,375,048

Appeal coverage: 52%;

Appeal history:

· The Emergency Appeal was initially launched on 30 January 2012 for CHF 3,756,836 for nine months to assist 350,000 beneficiaries in six regions: Diffa, Tahoua, Dosso,Tillabéry, Maradi and Zinder

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World + 16 others
Outbreak Bulletin - Vol. 3 Issue 6, 31 August 2013

In this issue, a general overview of outbreaks that occurred within the WHO African Region between January and July 2013 is provided as well as a summary of ongoing outbreaks as reported by Member States.

Overview of reported outbreaks in WHO African Region

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Mali + 8 others
Sahel Food Insecurity and Complex Emergency - Fact Sheet #5 (FY) 2013

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

  • The U.N. estimates that some 11.3 million people throughout the Sahel remain food insecure, while approximately 1.5 million children are at risk of severe acute malnutrition. Although pockets of food insecurity and malnutrition will likely persist until at least the arrival of harvests in October, overall food security conditions in the region remain stable, according to the USAID-funded Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET).

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Niger + 2 others
Niger Bulletin Humanitaire numéro 34, 29 août 2013

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Alors que le bilan des inondations s’alourdit, le gouvernement demande le soutien de ses partenaires

  • La situation des criquets pèlerins est désormais sous contrôle

  • La campagne agricole 2013 se déroule normalement

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Niger + 1 other
UNICEF Niger Mid-Year Humanitarian Situation Report, 22 July 2013

Despite the increasing number of children suffering from malnutrition and admitted into rehabilitation centers, a lack of funding hampers UNICEF activities and distribution of hygiene kits.

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Niger + 3 others
Niger : Appel global Revue à mi-parcours 2013

1.Resume

L’environnement social, économique et politique du Niger est resté stable au cours des six premiers mois de l’année 2013. Par contre, les conditions sécuritaires se sont graduellement dégradées avec deux attentats terroristes perpétrés durant le mois de mai contre une garnison militaire et des intérêts français dans le nord du pays (Agadez et Arlit), ainsi que l’évasion, en juin 2013, d’une vingtaine de détenus de la prison civile de Niamey, dont un présumé terroriste très dangereux.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Mali + 8 others
Sahel Regional Strategy Mid-Year Review 2013

Over 11 million people across the region continue to live in food insecurity. Five million children under five and pregnant or lactating women remain at risk of acute malnutrition.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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World + 40 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 27 May - 3 June 2013

The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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Niger + 1 other
Niger Bulletin humanitaire numéro 20 - 22 mai 2013

FAITS SAILLANTS

• Les premières réponses d’urgence s’organisent face à l’afflux de populations fuyant les violences au nord-Nigeria.

• L’épidémie de choléra semble se stabiliser, aucun nouveau cas n’a été enregistré ces derniers jours.

• La récurrence des crises alimentaires pousse de plus en plus de femmes et d’enfants des zones rurales à migrer vers la ville.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Niger + 1 other
Le HCR s'active au Niger pour contenir l'épidémie du choléra dans les camps de réfugiés

Ceci est un résumé des déclarations du porte-parole du HCR Melissa Fleming – à qui toute citation peut être attribuée – lors de la conférence de presse du 21 mai 2013 au Palais des Nations à Genève.

Une épidémie de choléra, déclarée par le Gouvernement du Niger le 11 mai, a fait 7 morts dans l'ouest du pays, dont 2 réfugiés maliens.

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Niger + 1 other
UNHCR working in Niger to contain cholera epidemic in refugee camps

This is a summary of what was said by the UNHCR spokesperson at today’s Palais des Nations press briefing in Geneva. Further information can be found on the UNHCR websites, www.unhcr.org and www.unhcr.fr, which should also be checked for regular media updates on non-briefing days.

A cholera epidemic declared by the Niger government on May 11 has left 7 people dead in the west of the country, including 2 Malian refugees.

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Niger + 1 other
Niger : Aperçu humanitaire sur le choléra (au 15 Mai 2013)

Après plusieurs mois d’extinction, l’épidémie de choléra aurait fait sa réapparition dans la région de Tillabéry où 210 cas seraient confirmés. Six personnes en seraient décédées.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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World + 38 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 15 - 22 April 2013

The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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Niger + 1 other
ECHO Factsheet - Niger - April 2013

Key messages

• The European Commission supports Niger in its efforts to improve food security for all Nigeriens and eradicate malnutrition. The country has made significant progress in reducing child deaths and has embraced a policy of free health care for under fives, but immense challenges remain to sustain these advances. At current rates, the population in Niger will continue to double every 20 years, outpacing economic growth as well as agricultural production.

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Access to Sanitation Still a Luxury for the Very Few

About 20 communities in Tillabéri, west Niger, have been declared open defecation-free zones as across the country, very few people have access to proper sanitation.

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World + 35 others
Global emergency overview snapshot, 2 April - 08 April 2013

The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.