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21 Nov 2011 description

Executive Summary

Introduction

Burkina Faso is one of the poorest countries in the world with a Gross National Income (GNI) per capita of USD 520. For the past two decades Burkina Faso has enjoyed social and political stability and has made some progress on democratisation and economic and social reforms. Regular elections have been held, without major incidents, since the adoption of the Constitution in 1991.

17 Nov 2011 description

In order to ensure food production in the arid Burkina Faso you need to be able to store water between the rain periods. The small-scale water reservoirs are therefore important for people in rural areas and more drain-off reservoirs will be repaired and new ones will be built under the Sida-funded water reservoirs project.

05 Oct 2011 description

mardi 4 octobre 2011

Le Premier ministre Luc Adolphe Tiao a présidé le 3 octobre 2011 le lancement de la première phase des travaux de drainage des eaux pluviales du parc Bangr-Wéogo. D’un coût de plus de six milliards de F CFA financés par la BOAD, ces premiers aménagements dits prioritaires, sont l’aboutissement d’une étude technique commanditée en 2008 par le ministère de l’Habitat et de l’Urbanisme pour apporter des solutions aux difficultés d’écoulement des eaux pluviales dans la ville de Ouagadougou.

30 Apr 2011 description

Executive Summary

In October 2009 IFRC provided shelter coordination support to Burkina Faso as part of the response to the sudden floods that took place on the night of 31 st August to 1 st September 2009 and affected approximately 150,000 people. Answering a request by the UN Resident Coordinator in Burkina Faso, the IFRC promptly sent a Coordinator to support the coordination efforts of the shelter sector group.

28 Feb 2011 description

Summary: Heavy and persistent seasonal rainfall in late August and early September 2009 throughout the country affected an estimated 150,000 people. Initial reports indicated that nine people died, 48,000 were without shelter and were living in temporary facilities, and over 1,000 persons were injured. In addition to the immediate human toll, considerable losses or damage to household materials, crops, livestock, and basic infrastructure (roads, bridges, factories, hospitals and dams) were recorded.

31 Aug 2010 description

This report covers the period 01/01/2010 to 30/06/2010.

In brief

Programme outcome: The programmes will contribute to the achievement of the strategic aims of the Strategy 2020, whilst guided by the Johannesburg Commitments the local priorities. As outlined in the 2010-2011 plans, the Disaster Management (DM) programme seeks to provide all possible and relevant support to the 24 National Societies (NS) of the West and Central Africa Sub-Zone.

12 Aug 2010 description
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Plan teams are on the ground providing vital aid and support to thousands of children and their families struggling to cope with floods across several African countries - including Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau and Sudan.

Burkina Faso has been hardest hit with more than 87,000 people affected and 15 dead.

22 Jul 2010 description

Period covered by this Ops Update: 1rstApril to31May, 2010;

Appeal target (current): CHF 3,500,000(USD 3.3m orEUR 2.3m);

Appeal coverage: 81%;

The operation was initially intended to be implemented over six months and be completed by the end of February, 2010. A Final Report was planned to be issued by May 2010, three months after the end of the operation.

22 Jul 2010 description

Le Groupe de la Banque et le gouvernement du Burkina Faso ont signé, jeudi 22 juillet 2010 à Tunis, deux protocoles d'accord d'un montant total de 20,80 milliards de FCFA pour financer le Cinquième programme d'appui à la stratégie de réduction de la pauvreté (PASRP V) au pays.

Il s'agit d'un accord de don de 10 millions d'unités de compte (environ 7,80 milliards de FCFA) et d'un accord de prêt de 16,6 millions d'unités de compte* (environ 13 milliards de FCFA) pour fiancer le …

19 May 2010 description

mercredi 19 mai 2010

La gestion du relogement des sinistrés du 1er septembre 2009 était au centre de débats en l'Assemblée nationale le 14 mai 2010 suite à une question orale du député Tiemtoré Salifou. A travers cette interpellation au Gouvernement, le député Tiemtoré Salifou voulait avoir une situation nette sur le nombre de parcelles dégagées à ce jour, le bilan de la distribution de matériaux de construction et des difficultés rencontrées.

17 May 2010 description

lundi 17 mai 2010

Le Premier Ministre Tertius Zongo a reçu en audience le 14 mai 2010 une délégation de la Croix-Rouge burkinabè, conduite par la présidente nationale, Bana Ouandaogo. La délégation est venue s'entretenir avec lui de la gestion de la crise née des inondations du 1er septembre 2009 et lui exprimer la reconnaissance et la satisfaction de son organisation pour les efforts qui ont été déployés par le gouvernement pour y faire face et venir en aide aux nombreux sinistrés.

10 May 2010 description

Period covered by this Ops Update: 1 November 2009-2 April 2010.

Appeal target (current): CHF 918,517 (USD 896,114 or EUR 605,283)

Appeal coverage: 100%;

Appeal history:

=B7 This Emergency Appeal was initially launched on 6 August 2009 for CHF 918,517 for 9 months to assist 25,000 beneficiaries.

=B7 Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF): CHF 200,000 was …

03 May 2010 description
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Du 28 au 30 avril 2010, le Département Solidarité et Partage(DSP) de l'OCADES Caritas Burkina a organisé un atelier d'évaluation de la mise en œuvre du projet EA 20/2009 relatif à l'appel d'urgence lancé par le réseau suite aux inondations du 1er septembre 2009.

En plus des responsables DSP des six diocèses où le projet a été exécuté (Ouagadougou, Koupéla, Dédougou, Nouna, Fada N'Gourma et Kaya), il y avait comme participants à l'atelier des responsables des Equipes Paroissiales d'Animation …

30 Apr 2010 description

This report covers the period 17/January/2009 to 31/December/2009.

In brief

Programme purpose: The 2009-2010 West and Central Africa Zone's (WCAZ) Plan aims at providing support to National Societies to properly address the needs of vulnerable people. The 2009 plan of action focuses on the implementation of the safety and resilient community framework. Integrated approach targeting community at risk has been developed with NS and PNS that covers DRR, Health and OD issues at branch level with strong community participation. Some of the projects will continue in 2010.

30 Apr 2010 description

This report covers the period 01/January/2009 to 31/December/2009.

In brief

Programme purpose: The Sahel+ National Societies priorities are guided by the Federation's Global Agenda goals and the Framework for Action. In addition, specific National Society plans also take their roots from Strategy 2010, ARCHI 2010 and the Algiers Plan of Action.

14 Apr 2010 description

This report covers the period 01 January to 31 December 2009.

In brief

Programme purpose: To increase the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) capacity to assist national Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to reduce the number of deaths, injuries and impact from disasters through the provision of timely and adequate financial support for disaster response from the DREF.

Programme Summary:

The DREF made a total of 108 allocations in 2009 to support National Society response to 96 different disasters, disbursing a total of 17,469,048 Swiss …

14 Apr 2010 description

Press Release No. 10/150

A mission from the African Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) visited Ouagadougou during March 25-April 9, 2010 to conduct the sixth and final review of the authorities' economic and financial program supported by the IMF under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF), and reach understandings on a policy framework for a three-year program under the ECF. The mission met with Mr. Lucien Bembamba, Minister of Economy and Finance, and other Cabinet members, Mr.

14 Apr 2010 description

This report covers the period 1 January 2009 to 31 December 2009.

In brief

Programme purpose: To reduce the number of deaths, injuries and impact from disasters, diseases and public health emergencies, by effectively using national, regional and international Red Cross and Red Crescent capacities and resources.

Programme summary: This annual report is a summary of key achievements of the seven individual plans implemented by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) under its disaster management global programme.

Financial situation: The total …

14 Apr 2010 description

Communiqué de presse No. 10/150

Une mission du Département Afrique du Fonds monétaire international (FMI) a séjourné à Ouagadougou du 25 mars au 9 avril 2010 afin de mener les discussions relatives à la sixième revue du programme économique et financier des autorités soutenu par le FMI, et afin de s'accorder avec les autorités sur un cadre de politique économique pouvant soutenir un nouveau programme de trois ans au titre de la Facilité Elargie de Crédit (FEC). La mission a rencontré M.

07 Apr 2010 description

Period covered by this Ops Update: 17 February to 31 March, 2010;

Appeal target (current): CHF 3,500,000 (USD 3.3m or EUR 2.3m);

Appeal coverage: 81%;

The operation was initially intended to be implemented over six months and be completed by the end of February, 2010. A Final Report was planned to be issued by May 2010, three months after the end of the operation.