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01 Jul 2015 description

CHAD
11 KILLED IN POLICE RAID

On 29 June, 11 people (five police officers and six suspected insurgents) were killed during a police operation against suspected Boko Haram elements in N’Djamena. Police seized several suicide belts and other explosive devices. The operation comes two weeks after twin attacks targeting police offices in the capital killed 34 people. Separately, in a controlled explosion, police destroyed a vehicle laden with explosives in N’Djamena’s central market.

SECURITY MEASURES TIGHTENED AFTER ATTACKS

29 Jun 2015 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

 3,5 millions de personnes sont actuellement déplacées dans le Sahel, soit deux fois plus qu’en février 2014.

  • Mise à jour sur les déplacements les autres crises au Cameroun.

  • Une radio communautaire en République Centrafricaine contribue à favoriser l'harmonie dans le pays

  • L’épidémie d'Ebola déclarée terminée au Libéria

26 Jun 2015 description
  • Le village de Yébi situé à environ 4 km de Bosso et à plus de 100 km de Diffa, a été attaqué dans la nuit du 23 au 24 juin par des individus à dos de chevaux. Cette attaque est la deuxième enregistrée dans la région de Diffa1 en une semaine.

26 Jun 2015 description
  • The village of Yebi located about 4 km from Bosso and more than 100 km from Diffa town was attacked on the night between 23 and 24 June by individuals who arrived on horses. This attack is the second perpetrated in Diffa within one week.

26 Jun 2015 description

As one of the world’s least developed and most fragile countries, Chad is beset by multiple, overlapping humanitarian crises, all in the context of a harsh and worsening climate, acute poverty, and weak infrastructure.

Food insecurity and malnutrition affect millions of people, particularly in the Sahelian belt.

Successive waves of instability and conflict in neighboring countries have caused large-scale population movements into Chad, which now hosts the seventh highest number of refugees worldwide.

24 Jun 2015 description

2014 SAHEL STRATEGY

In 2014, humanitarian action in the Sahel was guided by the 2014-2016 Sahel Regional Strategic Response Plan (SRP), which provides a framework for the coordinated and integrated delivery of assistance to people facing emergencies in Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal and The Gambia.

24 Jun 2015 description
  • Dans la nuit du 17 au 18 juin, trois villages (Lamana, Boulamare et NGoumao) dans la commune de Gueskérou (à environ 50 km à l’est de Diffa) ont été attaqués simultanément par des insurgés (l’attaque n’a pas encore été revendiquée).

  • Ces incidents ont fait 38 morts parmi les populations civiles et affecté 1 050 ménages.

  • Le 19 juin, une mission conjointe d’évaluation rapide a été conduite sur le terrain par les autorités régionales, l’OIM, le HCR, le PAM et l’OCHA.

24 Jun 2015 description
  • On the night between 17 to 18 June, three villages (Lamana, Boulamare and NGoumao) in the commune of Gueskerou (about 50 km east of Diffa) were simultaneously attacked by insurgents (the attack has not been claimed).

  • These incidents caused 38 deaths among the civilian population and affected 1,050 households.

  • On 19 June, a joint rapid assessment mission was conducted to the field by the regional authorities, IOM, UNHCR, WFP and OCHA.

24 Jun 2015 description

Highlights

  • Information and Feedback Task Team established in Adamawa State

  • Set-up of information hotline, drafting of mines awareness campaigns, engagement with local government affairs in Adamawa

  • Focus group discussions by the Task Team launched in IDP camps in Yola

  • Orientations and capacity-building workshops on humanitarian communications and accountability to affected populations is on-going

23 Jun 2015 description

RÉPUBLIQUE CENTRAFICAINE (RCA)
DATES ARRÊTÉES POUR LES ÉLECTIONS

L'Autorité nationale des élections (ANE) a annoncé la tenue des élections présidentielle et législatives pour le 18 octobre prochain, et un éventuel second tour le 22 novembre. Le recensement électoral devant durer un mois débutera le 27 juin. Ces élections visent à remettre de l’ordre dans le pays suite à l’expulsion en mars 2013 du président François Bozizé.

LE NOMBRE DE DÉPLACÉS CHUTE EN DESSOUS DE 400 000

23 Jun 2015 description

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (CAR)
DATE SET FOR ELECTIONS

The National Elections Authority announced that presidential and parliamentary elections will be held on 18 October, and a second round, if necessary, on 22 November. A monthlong electoral census will start on 27 June to draw up a new voters roll. The elections are hoped to help restore order following the conflict triggered by the March 2013 ouster of president François Bozizé.

IDP NUMBER DROPS BELOW 400,000

22 Jun 2015 description

Dakar / Ouagadougou, 22 June 2015: The Permanent Interstate Committee for drought control in the Sahel (CILSS) and several United Nations agencies signed today a two-year strategic partnership agreement to strengthen the resilience of communities in the Sahel that are highly vulnerable to food insecurity and malnutrition.