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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Acutely food-insecure population grows in Nigeria’s Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe states

  • UN agencies declare internal L3 emergencies for the crisis in northeastern Nigeria

  • USG partners continue to respond to urgent needs among populations affected by Boko Haram in the Lake Chad Basin region

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

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94.9 M required for 2016
23.1 M contributions received, representing 24% of requirements
71.8 M funding gap for the Nigeria Situation

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274.0 M required for 2016
77.4 M contributions received, representing 28% of requirements
196.6 M funding gap for West Africa

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106.7 M required for 2016
32.9 M contributions received, representing 31% of requirements
73.8 M funding gap for the Mali Situation

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Introduction

En collaboration avec la Direction du Développement Pastoral (DDP) du Niger, la mission ACF Niger sous l’égide du projet Surveillance Pastoral piloté par le West African Regional Office (WARO) a mené quatre ateliers de cartographie participative dans les regions de Tillabéri, Tahoua, Maradi et Zinder. Ces ateliers visent une meilleure comprehension des mouvments des éleveurs transhumants en fonction des saisons.

Contexte de l’etude

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Contexte général

Ce bulletin fait suite aux résultats des enquêtes du programme des sites sentinelles initié par le projet Surveillance Pastorale, le suivi et la collecte des données ont été facilités par la collaboration avec les services techniques de l’élevage (DRPIA et DRSV) de Gao.

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This SitRep was produced by OCHA in association with humanitarian partners and is focused on the recent internal displacements since 21 July 2015. It was published by OCHA Chad and covers the period from 15 July to 23 August 2016. The next publication will be around 15 September 2016.

Highlights

  • Several recent security incidents have affected humanitarian access in border areas, where military operations continue.

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Highlights

  • On 20 July, WFP delivered a first convoy of food supplies to displaced people in Banki (NE Nigeria) in a UN led cross-border operation from Cameroon.

  • In July, emergency food assistance was provided to 285,000 people in Cameroon with 4,000 mt of food and USD 600,000 in cash.

  • From September onwards, WFP plans to scale up support to an additional 20,000 IDPs in the Logone and Chari departments, while in Mora 8,000 additional IDPs will shift from in-kind to cash based food assistance.

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Highlights

  • Food security analysis raises concern

  • Schools reopen as IDPs are moved

  • Working towards greater access to communities in need of humanitarian assistance

Figures

#\ people in need of humanitarian assistance 7m

#\ IDPs 2.4m #\ of people facing acute food insecurity 4.5m

#\ severe acute malnourished children in Borno State 244,000

#\ in Borno State in need of food assistance 550,000

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La commune de Baraboulé, située à une trentaine de kilomètres de Djibo, a vécu une ambiance particulière le mardi 30 aout 2016. En effet, c’est ce jour qu’a été lancé le « Projet de renforcement de la résilience, de la sécurité alimentaire et de l’état nutritionnel des populations vulnérables dans la commune de Baraboulé, dans le Soum / Région du Sahel au Burkina-Faso (2RSAN) ». Il s’agit d’une initiative de la Croix-Rouge burkinabè, grâce à son partenariat avec la Croix-Rouge de Belgique.

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The U2 leader singer and co-founder of The ONE Campaign warns thousands of children are facing hunger as UN agencies confront funding shortfalls.

By: Cesar Tshilombo

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria – Rock star Bono has warned that thousands of children displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency in north-east Nigeria face severe hunger if more is not done to support vital relief efforts by the United Nations.

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The ICRC has scaled up its humanitarian response to civilians affected by armed violence in North East Nigeria.

In 2016, we continue to provide food, shelter and essential household items to internally displaced persons. Our teams also facilitated access to clean water, shelter, medical care, and restoring family links.

Highlights of our work in Nigeria between January and July 2016:

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CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

CHOLERA INFECTS OVER 230 PEOPLE

As of 25 August, 235 cholera cases and 25 deaths were recorded in the ongoing outbreak that was declared on 11 August. The Ministry of Health and the joint WASH and Health task force are intensifying response, including setting up water chlorination points, distribution of water purification kits, campaigns on proper hygiene practices and treatment of patients. A hotline remains operational for any cholera-related issues from the general public.

CHAD

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DAKAR – Alors que les cours reprennent cet automne, plus de 1,3 million d’enfants à travers l’Afrique de l’Ouest et Centrale risquent de ne pas bénéficier des repas scolaires du Programme Alimentaire Mondial étant donné que les contraintes financières obligent l’agence de l’O.N.U. – qui est le plus grand sponsor de cette initiative - à en réduire la portée.

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Nutrition situation in Borno and Yobe states is extreme in several locations

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MESSAGES CLÉS

  • L’activité de la mousson qui s’est intensifiée à partir de la deuxième décade du mois de juillet a permis la poursuite des activités culturales dans de bonnes conditions et l’atténuation des effets néfastes des poches de sécheresse observées dans certaines localités en début de la campagne. Toutefois de fortes pluies ont occasionné des inondations, des dégâts matériels et quelques pertes en vies humaines dans quelques localités.

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report UN Children's Fund

By Toby Fricker

With previously inaccessible areas across north-east Nigeria opening up, an additional 750,000 people who were trapped in Boko Haram territory can now be reached. UNICEF is providing critical health and nutrition services to save lives, as well as education and child protection support to help children recover from the horrors they have lived through.