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09 May 2014 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Afflux continu à Diffa de réfugiés, déplacés/ retournés en provenance du Nigéria.

  • De nombreuses femmes de la région de Zinder empruntent les routes migratoires pour se rendre en Algérie

05 Dec 2013 description
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KEY MESSAGES

  • In West Africa, market supplies improved throughout the region in October due to average ongoing harvests. Carryover stocks were average to above-average in Mali, Burkina Faso, and Benin but below-average in many areas of the Niger and Nigeria due to the effects flood and conflict that disrupted the marketing system in 2012 and early 2013. Stable rice imports from international markets contributed to food availability in Senegal and Mauritania (Pages 3-5).

25 Oct 2013 description

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

19 Jul 2013 description

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.

04 Jul 2013 description

1. Summary

NEEDS REMAIN HIGH

Food security and nutrition in the Sahel have improved somewhat since the acute crisis in 2012, following better rains and harvests. However, the effects of the recent crisis are not so quickly erased.

20 Jun 2013 description

Au menu:

· L'Union européenne augmente son aide pour les déplacés de Tissi au Tchad (RFI, 18/06/13)

· UNICEF intensifies emergency response for refugees in eastern Chad (UNICEF, 19/06/13)

· Chad: UNHCR Completes Relocation of Thousands of Darfur Refugees to Chad Camp (All Africa, 14/06/13)

· Preparing for floods in West Africa (IRIN, 14/06/13)

· World's poorest will feel brunt of climate change, warns World Bank (Guardian, 19/06/13)

· Life without education doesn’t make sense (CORD, 18/06/13)

14 Jun 2013 description
report IRIN

DAKAR/NIAMEY, 13 June 2013 (IRIN) - West African and Sahel countries are setting up measures to minimize flood damage as the annual rainy season approaches. The African Centre of Meteorological Applications for Development (ACMAD) in a seasonal weather outlook says near-average or above-average rainfall is likely over the western Sahel, which stretches across Mauritania, Senegal and western and central Niger.

06 Jun 2013 description

L'Essentiel

  • Le nord du Mali toujours en proie à la crise alimentaire

  • Afflux de réfugiés au Tchad suite aux troubles politiques en République centrafricaine et des affrontements au Soudan

  • Forte hausse des prix des céréales au Niger et au Nigéria suite aux inondations de 2012 et aux troubles sociaux au nord du Nigeria

03 Jun 2013 description

Snapshot 27 May – 03 June

In Syria, the government military continued its offensive on opposition-controlled Qusayr, a strategic city in Homs province connecting the capital to the Mediterranean coast. Humanitarian agencies expressed alarm over the fate of thousands of civilians still trapped in the city. The UN estimates that over 6.8 million people are in need of humanitarian aid in Syria. While an estimated 5 million people are internally displaced, the number of Syrians registered or awaiting registration in host countries has surpassed 1.6 million.

29 May 2013 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

• La sécurité alimentaire reste précaire dans les zones vulnérables

• Le district sanitaire de Tillabéry enregistre à lui seul 256 des 281 cas de choléra

• Les cantines scolaires renforcent l’assiduité et réduisent la disparité entre garçons et filles

21 May 2013 description

21-05-2013 Communiqué de presse

Genève / Niamey (CICR) – Plusieurs centaines de familles fuyant la violence qui sévit au nord du Nigéria ont trouvé refuge dans la région de Diffa, dans le sud-est du Niger, et bénéficient d'une assistance d'urgence en vivres et en biens de première nécessité organisée par le Comité international de la Croix-Rouge (CICR) et la Croix-Rouge nigérienne.

21 May 2013 description

Geneva/Niamey (ICRC) – Several hundred families fleeing violence in northern Nigeria and taking refuge in the Diffa area of south-eastern Niger are being provided with emergency supplies and food aid by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Red Cross Society of Niger.

13 May 2013 description

Displaced by disasters: 32.4 million people uprooted in both rich and poor countries

**GENEVA, 13 MAY 2013 – A new report released today by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) reveals that 32.4 million people were forced to flee their homes in 2012 by disasters such as floods, storms and earthquakes. While Asia and west and central Africa bore the brunt, 1.3 million were displaced in rich countries, with the USA particularly affected.

29 Apr 2013 description

Fighting continued unabated throughout Syria, in particular in Hama, Aleppo, Ar-Raqqa, Dar’a, Deir-ez-Zor, Homs, Idleb, Lattakia and around Damascus. 6.8 million people are in need in of humanitarian assistance in the country, 4.25 million people are displaced and over 1.4 million people have fled into neighbouring countries.

22 Apr 2013 description

6.8 million people are in need in of humanitarian assistance in Syria and the UNHCR has defined the crisis as the worst humanitarian disaster since the end of the cold war. 4.25 million people are displaced and over 1.3 million people have fled into neighbouring countries. Fierce fighting continues across the country and cross-border shelling into Lebanon has intensified over the last days.

19 Apr 2013 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Le Niger n’aurait pas enregistré de cas de fièvre jaune depuis au moins deux décennies.
  • Les programmes de protection des vulnérables dans les camps de réfugiés et dans les centres de nutrition sont sans ressources.
  • Les déplacés de Niamey peuvent envisager de reconstruire leurs habitations.
17 Apr 2013 description

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.

12 Apr 2013 description

Faits saillants

  • Des milliers de nouveaux réfugiés à Tassara; une mission d’évaluation se rend sur place
  • Nutrition: avec la hausse des cas traités; la vigilance est de mise
  • Sécurité alimentaire: la situation est préoccupante dans certaines zones de la région de Zinder