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19 Jun 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

2,500 Refugees in Diffa, Toumour and Kablewa are currently being assisted to voluntarily relocate to Sayam Forage refugee camp

163 Nigerian refugee secondary school students supported to complete secondary school exams in Nigeria, as part of Distance Education Programme

35,251 Malian refugees were biometrically registered using the BIMS (Biometric Identity Management System) in Niamey, Tahoua and Tillabery

3,000 Malian refugees under 5 years old vaccinated against polio in Intikane refugee hosting area

19 Jun 2017 description

M. Mohamed El-Amine Souef, chef du Bureau régional de la MINUSMA à Gao, a posé ce mercredi 14 juin 2017, la première pierre du projet à impact rapide de " Création d’un centre de teinture pour les femmes de Djidara". Prévue pour durer quatre mois et financée à hauteur de plus de 26 million de F CFA, cette initiative contribue au renforcement de la cohésion sociale, à travers l’amélioration des capacités de résilience économiques des familles de Djidara.

19 Jun 2017 description

A Gao, la MINUSMA, à travers son Bureau de la Conseillère Principale pour la Protection des Femmes, vient de clore une formation des leaders militaires de la Plateforme sur la protection et la prévention contre les violences sexuelles liées au conflit (VSLC). Tenue du 13 au 14 juin 2017, la réunion a regroupé plus de 40 responsables militaires de ce mouvement armé signataire de l’Accord pour la paix et la réconciliation issu du processus d’Alger.

18 Jun 2017 description

"Over 1,000 trucks of assorted grains are now on course"

LAGOS, June 18 (Reuters) - At least half of Nigerian government food aid sent northeast for hungry people driven from their homes by Boko Haram has been "diverted" and never reached them, a government official said.

Read more on the Thomson Reuters Foundation

18 Jun 2017 description

Depuis le début de l’année, 01 personne a été enregistrée à Ngam. Au 30 Avril 2017, la population totale de réfugiés s’élève à 6.576 réfugiés centrafricains. 61% de la population a moins de 18 ans et les femmes/filles représentent 53%.

L’un des besoins prioritaires pour Ngam est la nécessité d’octroi de terres cultivables fertiles et d’espaces de pâturage pour les réfugiés agriculteurs et éleveurs, afin de préparer le terrain à leur intégration locale.

18 Jun 2017 description

NIGERIA HUMANITARIAN FUND

In February 2017, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator launched the Nigeria Humanitarian Fund (NHF) – a Country-Based Pooled Fund (CBPF) managed by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian (OCHA) – in support of life-saving humanitarian and recovery operations. On 17 May 2017, the NHF Advisory Board requested the launch of a first round NHF Allocation 2017. The overall objectives guiding this, and future NHF allocations, include:

18 Jun 2017 description
report REACH Initiative

Overview

REACH was deployed to Nigeria in April 2017 in order to support the humanitarian response to the Lake Chad Crisis. REACH city-wide rapid assessments of informal internally displaced person (IDP) camps in Maiduguri aim to identify common community services used by IDPs and barriers they may or may not face in accessing critical services, while also building a deeper understanding around displacement dynamics of IDP populations.

18 Jun 2017 description
report REACH Initiative

Overview

REACH was deployed to Nigeria in April 2017 in order to support the humanitarian response to the Lake Chad Crisis. REACH city-wide rapid assessments of informal internally displaced person (IDP) camps in Maiduguri aim to identify common community services used by IDPs and barriers they may or may not face in accessing critical services, while also building a deeper understanding around displacement dynamics of IDP populations.

18 Jun 2017 description
report REACH Initiative

Overview

REACH was deployed to Nigeria in April 2017 in order to support the humanitarian response to the Lake Chad Crisis. REACH city-wide rapid assessments of informal internally displaced person (IDP) camps in Maiduguri aim to identify common community services used by IDPs and barriers they may or may not face in accessing critical services, while also building a deeper understanding around displacement dynamics of IDP populations.

18 Jun 2017 description
report REACH Initiative

Overview

REACH was deployed to Nigeria in April 2017 in order to support the humanitarian response to the Lake Chad Crisis. REACH city-wide rapid assessments of informal internally displaced person (IDP) camps in Maiduguri aim to identify common community services used by IDPs and barriers they may or may not face in accessing critical services, while also building a deeper understanding around displacement dynamics of IDP populations.

18 Jun 2017 description
report REACH Initiative

Overview

REACH was deployed to Nigeria in April 2017 in order to support the humanitarian response to the Lake Chad Crisis. REACH city-wide rapid assessments of informal internally displaced person (IDP) camps in Maiduguri aim to identify common community services used by IDPs and barriers they may or may not face in accessing critical services, while also building a deeper understanding around displacement dynamics of IDP populations.

17 Jun 2017 description

Dansira Dembele (CCAFS)

On the occasion of the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, we highlight how the work of CCAFS helps farmers cope with the scourge of drought in the Sahel, particularly in the context of climate change.

17 Jun 2017 description

In this issue

  • About the Nigeria INGO Forum
  • In-Focus: Nutrition and Coordination Save the Children and Action Against Hunger Respond in Nigeria's Malnutrition Crisis.
  • Did You Know?
17 Jun 2017 description
report UN Security Council

CS/12875

Conseil de sécurité
7975e séance – matin

Près de deux ans après la signature de l’Accord pour la paix et la réconciliation au Mali, et alors que la période transitoire touche à sa fin, en juin, le Mali se trouve de nouveau à un tournant, a expliqué au Conseil de sécurité, ce matin, le Représentant spécial du Secrétaire général pour le Mali et Chef de la Mission multidimensionnelle intégrée des Nations Unies pour la stabilisation au Mali (MINUSMA), M. Mahamat Saleh Annadif.

17 Jun 2017 description

With funding from EU Humanitarian Aid and other partners, the World Health Organization has trained clinicians on disease surveillance in Nigeria. This proved to be critical as the possibility of a Lassa fever outbreak loomed large earlier in 2017.

By Dr Isabelle Devaux, WHO Epidemiologist in Maiduguri, Nigeria @WHOAFRO

17 Jun 2017 description

This Father’s Day, we pay tribute to fathers around the world fighting to protect their children from hunger and give them lives full of promise. This is the story of one father in Mali, caring not only for his own family, but also for the children throughout his entire community.

17 Jun 2017 description

ACORD (Agency for Cooperation and Research in Development) is a Pan-African non-governmental organisation that has been working for social justice and development in Africa since 1976. Our work is guided by a number of fundamental values and working principles, chief amongst these is our belief that people themselves are the primary actors in their own development.

16 Jun 2017 description
report UN Security Council

SECURITY COUNCIL
7975TH MEETING (AM)
SC/12875
16 JUNE 2017

Foreign Minister Presses Members for Authority to Deploy Counter-Terrorism Force from among Neighbouring G5 Sahel Countries

Despite progress towards peace in Mali, terrorist attacks remained a major obstacle, the head of the United Nations peacekeeping operation in that country told the Security Council today, as the State’s Foreign Minister called for the Council’s authority to deploy a regional counter-terrorism force so as to keep the nation on the road to reconciliation.

16 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • The 70% funding gap is severely impacting humanitarian efforts in Cameroon, especially the CAR response, as technical and financial partners have redirected funding to target the most vulnerable.

  • Since the beginning of the conflict, 144 schools near the border with Nigeria in the North and Far North have closed due to high insecurity, jeopardizing the education of thousands of children.