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23 Jun 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • More than 800 people arrive in Nigeria’s Banki town from Cameroon, bringing total returns to more than 13,000 since mid-April

  • Nigerian officials, relief actors coordinate to expand IDP site capacity in Borno by establishing new camps to accommodate the population influx

  • Rainy season exacerbates the spread of waterborne hepatitis E in bordering communities of Niger and Nigeria

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

23 Jun 2017 description

"Meeting Urgent Humanitarian Needs: the UN Humanitarian Pooled Funds in the Post WHS era”

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Excellencies, distinguished delegates, ladies and gentlemen.

Welcome to this afternoon’s event on “Meeting Urgent Humanitarian Needs: the UN Humanitarian Pooled Funds in the Post WHS era”.

23 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

DAKAR/ GENEVA/ABUJA, 23 June 2017 –More than 5.6 million children are at increased risk of contracting waterborne diseases, such as cholera and diarrheal infections, as the rainy season begins in conflict-affected areas of countries around Lake Chad, UNICEF warned today. The threat of disease outbreaks in Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria coincides with growing regional insecurity and increased population movements particularly in Nigeria’s northeast.

23 Jun 2017 description

DAKAR – The United Nations World Food Programme welcomes the contribution, from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, of 250 metric tonnes of dates, worth US$ 650,000, which will give a nutritional boost to more than 130,000 hungry and vulnerable people in Chad, Mauritania and Burkina Faso this Ramadan season.

23 Jun 2017 description

OVERVIEW

This document provides an overview of the logistics services to be made available through the Logistics Sector, how humanitarian actors responding to the crisis in Nigeria may access these services, and the conditions under which these services are to be provided.

23 Jun 2017 description

On 21 June, at least two suicide attackers detonated explosive devices in the town of Kolofata, department of Mayo-Sava, Far North region, causing the death of eight people (including themselves). This is the eleventh attack of this kind in the department of Mayo-Sava since the beginning of June, in zones located near the Nigerian border. As a consequence of the increasing frequency of suicide attacks in the department, some humanitarian agencies have suspended their movements since the beginning of June.

23 Jun 2017 description

Since 18 June, the Koro area (Mopti region) has been affected by violent clashes between two ethnic groups. According to the latest reports, at least 30 people have been killed. Several wounded were treated in local and regional healthcare centres. This remote area has already witnessed several clashes throughout this year, leading to the displacement of populations.

Koro is also one of the most food insecure areas. 57% of its population is food insecure and 64% has poor or limited food consumption. This leads to Severe Acute Malnutrition, particularly for children under five.

23 Jun 2017 description

Le Secrétaire général salue l'adoption, le 21 juin, de la résolution 2359 (2017), première étape du soutien à la décision du Groupe des cinq pour le Sahel (G5) de mettre en place une force conjointe pour lutter contre le terrorisme et la criminalité transnationale organisée, en coordination avec les forces nationales et internationales.

23 Jun 2017 description
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23 Jun 2017 description

The Secretary-General welcomes the adoption on 21 June of resolution 2359 (2017) as a first step in support of the decision by the Group of Five for the Sahel (G5) to set up a joint force to combat terrorism and transnational organized crime, in coordination with national and other forces.

23 Jun 2017 description

162.8 M required for 2017 including special situations

27.1 M contributions received, representing 17% of requirements

135.8 M overall funding gap for Chad

All figures are displayed in USD

22 Jun 2017 description

17 GOALS TO TRANSFORM OUR WORLD

As the spectre of famine currently looms in multiple countries, climate change is exacerbating many of the existing environmental pressures. The ways we produce and consume food will need to adapt to keep pace.

In September 2015, 193 UN member states adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Universal, inclusive, and indivisible, the Agenda calls for action by all countries to improve the lives of people globally. These 17 goals are designed to transform our world.

22 Jun 2017 description
  • In Syria, 15 new cases of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) were reported in the past week, bringing the total number of cVDPV2 cases in the country to 17. Sixteen of the 17 cases are from Mayadeen district, Deir-Al-Zour governorate, and one case is from Raqua district, Raqua governorate. All cases had onset of paralysis between 3 March and 23 May.

  • The 14th report of the Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) has been published, following the group’s meeting in May.