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21 Jun 2017 description
report ECOWAS

Abuja, 21st June 2017. The ECOWAS Commission in collaboration with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) and the National Commission for Refugee Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) have donated food items worth USD 3,000 to refugees in Abuja as part of the activities lined up for the celebration of the World Refugee Day 2017 to demonstrate commitment to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) December 2000 Resolution 55/76 to raise public awareness about refugee’s situations in the region every 20th of June.

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As delivered

Ambassador Leendertse, Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen.

It is a real pleasure to be here today. I would like to thank Germany for co-hosting this important event on a topic that has been front and centre on our agenda over the past few months. We have a diverse panel from the humanitarian and development communities, each of them representing organizations that are deeply involved in the ongoing response and averting famine.

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Juin 2017. Le soleil plombe sur Konna, dans le cercle de Mopti. L’homme d’une soixantaine d’années assis sur un tapis de paille coloré chasse une mouche du revers de la main et reste un moment silencieux, les yeux rivés sur le sol. Il pousse un soupir avant de reprendre son témoignage ; un moment difficile, qui fait remonter à sa mémoire des souvenirs douloureux.

21 Jun 2017 description

FAO provides seeds and fertilizer to more than one million people in planting season push

21 June 2017, Rome/Maiduguri - Seeds and fertilizer for more than one million people are being distributed by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in north-eastern Nigeria for the planting season that begins this month. It is part of efforts, led by the Government, to restore livelihoods and combat critical levels of food insecurity and malnutrition in areas affected by Boko Haram violence.

21 Jun 2017 description

1 338 candidats ont été enrôlés pour la session de Juillet 2017. Soit une augmentation de 199 par rapport à 2016.

21 Jun 2017 description

1 257 candidats ont été enrôlés pour la session de Juillet 2017. Soit une baisse de 47 par rapport à 2016.

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SECTOR ANALYSIS

Shelter and NFI

In most of the 206 displacement sites assessed, most displaced people are living in makeshift tents (63 or 28%), followed by school (31 or 23%), government structures (25 or 19.5%) and tents (39 or 18%). In 1,719 host communities where IDPs are residing, all IDPs have shelters and in 207 sites less than 25% households are living in tents.

21 Jun 2017 description

(Geneva, 21 June 2017): A record 141 million people across 37 countries in the world need humanitarian assistance today while UN-coordinated response plans, aiming to help over 101 million of the most vulnerable, are only one-quarter funded.

21 Jun 2017 description
  • A total of 1,234,894 individuals have returned to their respective homes

  • 94,584 (7.66%) individuals are from Cameroon, Chad and Niger Republic

Top LGAs with returns

The following LGAs have received more returnees between 3rd and 12th of April 2017:

  • Mobbar in Borno: 15,028 individuals returned from Niger Republic.

  • Gujba in Yobe: 5,997 individuals returned from Damaturu.

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Avant-propos

Stephen O’Brien, Secrétaire général des Nations Unies aux affaires humanitaires et Coordonnateur des secours d’urgence

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Humanitarian Response Plans and Flash Appeals

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I am extremely worried that large numbers of Nigerian refugees hosted in Cameroon are again returning to northeast Nigeria - into a situation dangerously unprepared to receive them. Three weeks ago UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency warned about the situation in the Nigerian border town of Banki where thousands were returning.

20 Jun 2017 description

by Arthur Boutellis and Marie-Joëlle Zahar

The 2015 Bamako Agreement was supposed to usher in a new era of peace and stability in Mali. However, not only has there been little progress in implementing the agreement, but the security situation remains volatile. This state of affairs is all the more troubling given the international community’s mobilization in support of the Malian state. Why, in spite of this mobilization, are some warning that the peace agreement is in danger of collapse?

20 Jun 2017 description

Bamako, 19 June 2017 - MINUSMA condemns in the strongest terms the revolting terrorist attack yesterday, 18 June, against the resort "Le Campement Kangaba", located East of the Malian capital. According to preliminary reports provided by the Malian authorities, a number of victims and injured have been reported. The final official record of the attack remains to be established by the Malian authorities.

MINUSMA expresses its deepest condolences to the governments and families of the victims and wishes a speedy recovery to the wounded.