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10 Dec 2016 description

The crisis currently affecting the Lake Chad Basin countries, and resulting from the Boko haram insurgency, triggered significant displacement of populations. As of 4 November 2016, Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria host an estimated 3,658,722 affected individuals made up of internally displaced persons (IDPs), refugees (both in and out of camps), returnees and third country nationals (TCNs).

10 Dec 2016 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Augmentation des écoles fermées dans le centre et le nord du pays par rapport à l’année dernière

  • Aggravation de l’insécurité alimentaire au niveau national

  • Légère baisse du taux de malnutrition aiguë globale

  • Fin de l’alerte sur les inondations liée à la crue du fleuve Niger

Plus d’écoles fermées en lien avec l’insécurité

10 Dec 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • More schools are closed in the north and centre of the country compared with last year

  • Food security deterioration at the national level

  • Slight decline in the prevalence of global acute malnutrition

  • End of the Niger River flood alert

More schools closed in relation to insecurity

10 Dec 2016 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Concerns over performance of 2016 cropping season in Far North Region due to civil insecurity

  • Prices of cereals around or slightly above yearearlier levels

  • Food security situation sharply deteriorated in 2015 and 2016 due to massive refugee influx and internal displacements

Concerns over 2016 cropping season in Far North Region

09 Dec 2016 description

At least 45 people have been killed in a suicide bomb attack in the north-eastern Nigerian town of Madagali in Adamawa state, officials say.

Read more on the BBC

09 Dec 2016 description

"A mass and summary deportation of migrants, including men and women who may have fled persecution or have worked for years in Algeria, would violate their rights"

By Edward McAllister

DAKAR, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Algerian authorities have deported hundreds of West African migrants to Niger this week, trucking them thousands of miles across the desert in one of the biggest roundups seen this year, according to officials and human rights groups.

Read more on the Thomson Reuters Foundation

09 Dec 2016 description

46% OF INTERNALLY DISPLACED HOUSEHOLDS IN NEWLY ACCESSIBLE SITES HAVE PROTECTION RISKS AND NEEDS

OVERVIEW

09 Dec 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Esta nueva cifra revela por qué la labor de UNICEF en favor de los niños más vulnerables es todavía absolutamente necesaria, 70 años después de su fundación

NUEVA YORK, 9 de diciembre de 2016 – Un total de 535 millones niños y niñas –casi uno de cada cuatro– viven en países afectados por conflictos o desastres, a menudo sin acceso a ningún tipo de atención médica, educación de calidad o una nutrición y protección adecuadas, dijo hoy UNICEF.

09 Dec 2016 description

KEY FIGURES
1,843
Voluntary returns to Mali facilitated since January 2016

4,065
New arrivals from Mali in 2016

4,869
Malian refugees with specific needs (as of 1 December 2016)

12, 586
Malian households in Mbera camp (as of 1 December 2016)

30L
of potable water available per person per day

FUNDING 2016
USD 19.4 M
Requested for the operation

09 Dec 2016 description

Insufficient rain has led to drought in the Greater Horn

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Locust outbreak has continued in western Mauritania. Breeding has extended to southern Western Sahara, where limited control operations are in progress, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization.

  2. Poor early season precipitation has resulted in increasing moisture deficits and deteriorating ground conditions throughout portions of Angola, southern DRC, and northern Zambia.

09 Dec 2016 description

POPULATION TOTALE 20M

PERSONNES DANS LE BESOIN 1,9M

PERSONNES CIBLÉES 1,5M

BUDGET (US$) 271M

# PARTENAIRES HUMANITAIRES 129

PRÉFACE PAR

LE COORDONNATEUR HUMANITAIRE

09 Dec 2016 description

Regional Highlights

  • Humanitarian organizations have requested for US$1.5 billion in 2017 to assist 8.2 million people left destitute by the long-running Boko Haram-linked conflict cross the Lake Chad Basin. The violence has so far displaced around 2.4 million people, stoked high levels of food insecurity and malnutrition and accentuated the hardship and suffering faced by some of the world’s most deprived populations.

09 Dec 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Un enfant sur quatre est confronté aux conflits ou catastrophes

Environ 535 millions d’enfants, soit près d’un sur quatre, vivent dans des pays touchés par des conflits ou des catastrophes. Ils sont souvent privés de soins médicaux, d’une éducation de qualité et d’une nutrition et d’une protection adéquates, affirme aujourd’huil’UNICEF.

09 Dec 2016 description

Nigeria - The humanitarian community will soon be able to better coordinate support for northeast Nigeria, where nearly seven million people are in need of life-saving assistance. This is thanks to the setting up of a humanitarian base camp and hub project, which will cover Borno, the state hardest hit by the Boko Haram conflict.

09 Dec 2016 description
report WaterAid

Imagine a doctor’s surgery with gallons of water lined up in jerry cans, purchased because the taps are dry. Lab technicians washing out excrement samples in hand basins without running water. As many as 40 patients a day with only one fetid, backed-up toilet in which to relieve themselves.

09 Dec 2016 description

In Numbers

1.8 m people displaced, of which 1.3 million in Borno and 0.13 million in Yobe States
(IOM Displacement Tracking Matrix, October 2016)

4.4 m people food insecure in Borno and Yobe States
(Phases 3, 4 & 5 Cadre Harmonisé, October 2016)

Highlights

09 Dec 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Alerte au Cameroun: Les 27 cas rapportés ont été recensés en provenance de la prison de Kribi. Les pré-lèvements sont revenus néga&fs. Toutefois, les autorités remontent qu’il y a eu un problème de délai d'acheminement (4 jours) et du milieu de transport (pas de carry blair). Aucun conclusion ne peut être donné sur la confirma&on ou non de ces cas.