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16 Jun 2017 description

More than 60 million people could leave sub-Saharan Africa's desertified areas for North Africa and Europe by 2020

By Kieran Guilbert

DAKAR, June 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - African governments have pledged to restore degraded land, invest in agriculture and create "green jobs" for young people in a drive to tackle youth unemployment, fight against radicalisation, and stem the tide of migration to Europe.

16 Jun 2017 description

Au total, 894 cas déclarés (suspects et confirmés) ont été notifiés au 12 juin. A la même date, 33 décès liés à la maladie ont été enregistrés. Le taux de létalité est passé de 29 pour cent au 25 avril à 3,7 pour cent au 12 juin. Les femmes sont les plus touchées.

Le personnel des structures sanitaires et les partenaires humanitaires mènent conjointement des activités de prise en charge médicale et de prévention.

16 Jun 2017 description

Sommaire

Cette fiche fournit un aperçu des conditions dans le site de Badarmdawé, situé à 15 km du chef lieu de la commune de N’Guigmi dans la région de Diffa.

Les informations présentées ici sont basées sur une cartographie des infrastructures et des entretiens avec des informateurs clés effectués en mars 2017.

Cette fiche fait partie d’une série pour informer la réponse humanitaire au Niger. Tous les produits sont disponibles ici.

16 Jun 2017 description

Highlights

  • With the lean season approaching, WFP is augmenting support to the most vulnerable local households in the Far North and eastern regions to ensure food access and stimulate livelihood creation.

  • In May, a first distribution of High Energy Biscuits was initiated for young pupils in selected schools in the Far North region.

  • WFP needs to resource an additional USD 15 million to cover the food and nutrition needs of about 500,000 vulnerable refugees, IDPs and host populations over the next six months

16 Jun 2017 description

Facts & Figures

  • Most populous African country with over 188 million inhabitants

  • 1.9 million people displaced in Nigeria (IOM)

  • 169 000 refugees in Niger, Chad and Cameroon (UNHCR)

  • Registered returnees: over 136 000 (UNHCR)

  • 5.1 million people facing a food security crisis in northern Nigeria (OCHA, Humanitarian Response)

  • European Commission humanitarian aid: Over €124 million since 2014

  • 2017 funding: €27.5 million, with planned increase by €32 million

16 Jun 2017 description

Enugu, 14 June 2017 - The Enugu state Commissioner for Health Dr Samuel Ngwu remains convinced that the support given by World Health Organization (WHO) is instrumental to building sustainable institutional capacity for disease surveillance and immunization in Nigeria. The commissioner made this declaration at the quarterly review meeting of the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) cluster in Enugu conducted on 13-15 June 2017.

16 Jun 2017 description

Bamako, le 15 juin 2017 - La MINUSMA exprime sa vive préoccupation face à la recrudescence des violences ayant visé les populations civiles dans certaines localités des régions du nord du Mali, notamment à Kidal, Tessalit, Annefis, Gao, Intachdayt et Anoumalane.

16 Jun 2017 description

Rainfall continues over most of West Africa and northern East Africa

  1. Below-average rainfall since late February has resulted in moisture deficits throughout many parts of southern South Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia, and northern Tanzania.

  2. Limited rainfall since March has led to developing moisture deficits across parts of Liberia, Cote d’Ivoire, and southern Guinea.

15 Jun 2017 description

Sommaire

  1. Actualités
  2. Evolution des données de routine
  3. Echos des partenaires
  4. Histoire d’intérêt humain
  5. Contacts

Chiffres clés

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Nombre de cas de malnutrition aigue sévère (MAS) ciblé par le cluster:
201 257
Nombre de cas de malnutrition aigue Modérée (MAM) ciblé par le cluster:
36 550
Femmes enceintes et allaitantes (FEFA) souffrant de malnutrition aigüe modérée :

15 Jun 2017 description

Highlights

  • Despite satisfying cereal availability, millet and sorghum prices increase beyond their seasonal trend in Mali and Niger due to stock depletion. The ongoing Ramadan is expected to exacerbate this rise.

  • Strong pasture and fodder deficit in the Sahel, particularly in Mali and Niger

  • Drop in livestock prices in the eastern trade Basin due to poor demand from Nigeria

  • Fiscal Crisis in Chad: Poor economic performance threatens national food security and regional stability

15 Jun 2017 description

Los medios de vida de 60 millones de pastores (el 20% de la población en la región de Sahel) están directamente impactados por el cambio climático. Acción contra el Hambre está a cargo de uno de los sistemas de vigilancia pastoral más consolidados en la región, que cruza datos obtenidos por teledetección con evidencias recogidas directamente sobre el terreno en sitios centinela.

15 Jun 2017 description

The European Commission has announced a support package of €143 million today for the early recovery and reconstruction needs in Borno State in Nigeria which is suffering from a worsening humanitarian crisis.

15 Jun 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Some 200,000 Nigerian refugees hosted in neighbouring countries – Cameroon, Chad and Niger –are starting to return to Nigeria, especially from Cameroon, which received 62% of those refugees. Since 12th May around 11,000 returnees have arrived in Banki-Bama LGA from Cameroon.

15 Jun 2017 description
report European Union

Partnership between the EU, local authorities and the International Organisation for Migration has led to upswing in rescues.

Troops in norther Niger, supported by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) programme funded by the EU, yesterday successfully saved a large group of migrants, including children and babies, abandoned by smugglers without food or water in the desert.

Most of the migrants were from Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal and Burkina Faso, travelling to Libya in the hope of reaching Europe.