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21 Mar 2017 description
report World Bank

ABUJA, March 20, 2017—The World Bank’s Board today approved a $200 million credit to support the Government of Nigeria’s response to the acute humanitarian and forced-displacement crisis triggered by the Boko Haram conflict in North East Nigeria. The project will provide multi-sectoral crisis recovery in the states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa, including service delivery restoration and infrastructure rehabilitation in health, education, transport, water, and sanitation sectors.

21 Mar 2017 description

The eight-year conflict in Nigeria’s northeast has created a deepening humanitarian crisis. Boko Haram violence and military operations continue to affect millions of people across the region. Nearly 1.9 million people have been forced to flee their homes; more than half of these people are children. Currently 5.1 million people are estimated in urgent need of food assistance in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states.

21 Mar 2017 description

​Conseil des droits de l'homme
MI JOURNÉE
21 mars 2017

Le Conseil des droits de l'homme a commencé, ce matin, l'examen des questions liées à l'assistance technique et au renforcement des capacités en entendant les exposés de l'Experte indépendante sur la situation des droits l'homme en République centrafricaine et de l'Expert indépendant sur la situation des droits de l'homme au Mali, avec lesquels il a eu des débats séparés.

21 Mar 2017 description

Key findings

Crisis Impact

In 2016 alone, at least 800 people were killed in southern Kaduna, and 1,269 in Benue state, where herders invaded at least 14 of the 23 local government areas (LGAs).

Since 2015, at least 62,000 people have been displaced in Kaduna, Plateau, and Benue states. IDPs have sheltered in poor communities, placing additional strain on scarce resources.

Priority Needs

21 Mar 2017 description

Human Rights Council
MIDDAY
21 March 2017

The Human Rights Council during its midday meeting held separate interactive dialogues with the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in the Central African Republic, Marie-Thérèse Keita Bocoum, and with the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Mali, Suliman Baldo.

21 Mar 2017 description
  • The security situation in northern and central Mali continues to be very difficult. This was illustrated last week by a criminal attack on an international humanitarian organisation in Gao, leaving one aid worker dead and another severely injured. Violence and insecurity, in a context of broad impunity, affect local populations on a permanent basis and are the main reasons why Malian refugees (estimated total: 141 450) do not return.

21 Mar 2017 description

Key messages for decision makers

  • The distribution of food assistance has impacted positively on beneficiaries in Monguno leading to a decrease in the proportion of households with poor food consumption from 44% at baseline to 5% in February 2017.

  • On average, households with acceptable food consumption consumed cereals for 7 days, pulses for 4 days, vegetable for 7 days and meat for 2 days, with the consumption of sugar and oil improving to 4 and 7 days from 2 and 6 days respectively compared to the baseline.

21 Mar 2017 description

TCHAD

UN INCENDIE DÉTRUIT DES ABRIS DANS UN CAMP DE RÉFUGIÉS

Une réponse humanitaire rapide est en cours à la suite d'un incendie, le 15 mars, dans le camp de réfugiés de Dosseye, au sud du Tchad. Le feu, dont la cause est encore inconnue, a détruit plusieurs abris, des vivres et des articles ménagers. Aucune victime n'a été signalée. Le camp de Dosseye accueille plus de 12 000 réfugiés de la République centrafricaine.

CONGO

20 PERSONNES INFECTÉES PAR LA VARIOLE DU SINGE, 3 DÉCÈS

21 Mar 2017 description

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

21 Mar 2017 description

CHAD

FIRE DESTROYS SHELTERS AT REFUGEE CAMP

A rapid humanitarian response is underway following a fire at Dosseye refugee camp in southern Chad on 15 March. The fire, whose cause is still unknown, destroyed several huts, food stocks and household items. No casualties were reported. Dosseye camp hosts more than 12,000 refugees from the Central African Republic.

CONGO

MONKEYPOX INFECTS 20, KILLS THREE

21 Mar 2017 description
report UN News Service

20 mars 2017 – A l'occasion d'une visite ce weekend au Mali, le Secrétaire général adjoint des Nations Unies pour les opérations de maintien de la paix, Hervé Ladsous, s'est félicité des progrès accomplis sur le chemin de la paix, près de quatre ans après la création de la Mission multidimensionnelle intégrée des Nations Unies pour la stabilisation au Mali (MINUSMA).

21 Mar 2017 description

Decline in rice production has led to an early lean season along the Niger River

21 Mar 2017 description

Food insecurity is observed locally as a result of poor pastoral performance and security crisis.

21 Mar 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • On 14 March 2017, the 2017/8 Health Sector strategy was presented in Abuja to the donor and wider community by WHO on behalf of the Health Sector with support from representatives of Borno State Ministry of Health and health sector partners. The strategy has been informed by and supports the MOH NE Health Sector Response Plan, the HRP 2017,
    State MOH Health Sector Operations Plans and health sector partner strategies.

20 Mar 2017 description
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More than 20 million people in Nigeria, South Sudan, Somalia and Yemen are experiencing famine or at risk of famine over the coming six months. UN agencies and humanitarian partners are ready to scale up the response to avert a catastrophe, but the necessary funds and access to do so are required immediately.

NIGERIA - EMERGENCY

An elevated risk of famine persists in the north-east. Some areas remain inaccessible to humanitarians, leaving affected people in life-threatening conditions.

SOUTH SUDAN - FAMINE

20 Mar 2017 description
report World Bank

17 mars 2017

LES POINTS MARQUANTS

  • Avec 369 000 réfugiés en 2016, le Tchad est le troisième pays d’accueil en Afrique subsaharienne.

  • Une mission conjointe de la Banque mondiale, du HCR, et de l’ONU s’est rendue sur place pour définir ses prochaines interventions.

  • Avec 20% de problèmes humanitaires et 70% de problèmes de développement, il s’agit d’aider aussi bien les réfugiés que les populations d’accueil.

20 Mar 2017 description
report World Bank

March 17, 2017

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Chad hosted the third largest number of refugees in sub-Saharan Africa with 369,000 refugees in 2016.

  • A joint mission comprising the World Bank, the UNHCR, and the UN visited Chad to identify its future interventions.

  • Interventions will aim to provide assistance to not only the refugee population, but also the host communities.

20 Mar 2017 description

STUDY BACKGROUND AND CONTEXT

International Medical Corps (IMC) has been working on nutrition in Chad, which ranks 185th on the 2014 Human Development Index , since 2004.

A SMART survey conducted in 2014 in the Abdi district (Ouaddai region) in eastern Chad determined that Abdi had some of the highest acute malnutrition rates (wasting) in the Sahel; 13.7% moderate acute malnutrition (MAM) and 4% severe acute malnutrition (SAM) rates were recorded for children under 5 years old.

20 Mar 2017 description

SYNTHESE EXECUTIVE

Contexte et objectifs de l’étude Link NCA

L’étude SMART de 2014 a montré des résultats alarmants concernant le district sanitaire d’Abdi.
En effet, un taux de malnutrition aiguë globale de 17,4% a été révélé, dont 4,0% de malnutrition aiguë sévère. Suite à cela, International Medical Corps a décidé de venir appuyer le Ministère de la Santé dans son programme de PCIMA.