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23 May 2017 description

Le projet RP2 vole au secours des populations vulnérables

Dans le but de soulager la souffrance des populations face aux catastrophes naturelles, la Croix- Rouge Malienne et son organisation sœur de la Hollande viennent de procéder au lancement de la seconde phase du nouveau projet intitulé « préparation à la réponse aux catastrophes au Mali »(RP2) qui vise la réduction de l’impact des catastrophes sur les populations vulnérables au Mali à l’horizon 2020.

23 May 2017 description

Polio staff in Nigeria have contributed emergency response expertise in Sokoto State

In early May 2017, polio programme staff from across Nigeria joined efforts to combat a meningitis outbreak in Sokoto, providing support and expertise in outbreak response to help Sokoto State in controlling the outbreak.

Almost 200 WHO polio officers worked with state and national government agencies and other partners to plan and implement a state-wide vaccination campaign aimed at reaching almost 800 000 young people at risk of contracting the disease.

23 May 2017 description

Conseil des droits de l’homme

Trente-cinquième session

6-23 juin 2017

Point 3 de l’ordre du jour

Promotion et protection de tous les droits de l’homme, civils, politiques, économiques, sociaux et culturels, y compris le droit au développement

Note du secrétariat

23 May 2017 description

Human Rights Council

Thirty-fifth session

6-23 June 2017

Agenda item 3

Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development

Note by the Secretariat

23 May 2017 description

The Government of Japan has provided US$6 million for the humanitarian efforts of three United Nations agencies in Mauritania: the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the World Food Programme (WFP) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

23 May 2017 description

In Numbers

1.8 m people displaced across Northeast Nigeria (IOM Displacement Tracking Matrix, March 2017)

4.7 m people food insecure in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe States and estimated to increase to 5.2 m between June and August 2017 (Phases 3, 4 & 5– Cadre Harmonisé, March 2017)

450,000 children under the age of five likely to suffer from severe acute malnutrition (Situation Report No. 10, UNOCHA, 30 April 2017)

Highlights

23 May 2017 description

Key Priorities

  • Protection monitoring, analysis and response

  • Community-based protection  Operationalizing the Tripartite Agreement and implementing the Return and Reintegration Strategy

  • Return monitoring  Registration and profiling

  • Supporting self-reliance activities  Access to Justice

  • Coordination of Protection Sector Working Groups at National and State levels

23 May 2017 description

Ce Jeudi 18 Mai 2017, plus d’une cinquantaine de femmes venues des 10 régions du Mali, y compris du district de Bamako, se sont retrouvées dans le cadre de la 3ème édition de la Journée Portes Ouvertes sur la résolution 1325 (2000) du Conseil de Sécurité des Nation Unies, sur les Femmes, la Paix et la Sécurité. Un forum d’échanges avec les représentants des Nations unies au Mali y compris la MINUSMA.

22 May 2017 description

1. BACKGROUND

1.1 Impact of conflict on the civilian population

22 May 2017 description

Messages clés

  • Le nombre élevé des cas au Lac est le résultat des seances de sensibilisation de l'UNFPA et les campagnes de sensibilisation que les équipes de l’IRC ont mené lors de la distribution des Kits WASH effectuée sur les différents sites d'intervention.

  • 9836 dont 1864 hommes, 4887 femmes, 1162 adolescents et 1923 adolescentes ont été sensibilisés sur les différents types de VBG, leurs conséquences et les services de réponse disponibles dans les communautés.

22 May 2017 description

by Liska Wittenberg

Every summer since 2014 has seen an increase in the number of refugees and migrants risking their lives to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Italy and Malta. This increase in migration is having a wide-ranging impact on countries of origin, transit, and destination, creating new and complex challenges for governments, humanitarian agencies, the European Union, and the international community at large.

22 May 2017 description

Selected Food Prices Watch for April 2017 reflected that the average price of 1 dozen of Agric eggs medium size increased year-on-year by 41.04% and decreased month-on-month by 1.71% to N518.66 in April 2017 from N527.69 in March 2017.

Data source: National Bureau of Statistics

22 May 2017 description

Overview

  • This weekly bulletin focuses on selected public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African region. The WHO Regional Office is currently monitoring 49 events: three Grade 3, six Grade 2, two Grade 1, and 38 ungraded events.

22 May 2017 description

BURKINA FASO

FLOODS AFFECT OVER 5,000

Floods and violent winds have killed three people, injured 18 others and destroyed more than 750 houses across the country since the start of May. Overall, 5,129 people have been affected in several localities in the country’s East and South-Western regions. The National Emergency Response Council has provided food and basic household items to the affected families.

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

22 May 2017 description

BURKINA FASO

DES INONDATIONS AFFECTENT PLUS DE 5 000 PERSONNES

Des inondations et Des vents violents ont tué trois personnes, en ont blessé 18 et ont détruit plus de 750 maisons dans le pays depuis début mai. Au total, 5 129 personnes ont été touchées dans plusieurs localités des régions de l'Est et du Sud-Ouest du pays. Le Conseil National de Secours d'Urgence et de Réhabilitation a fourni de la nourriture et des articles ménagers de base aux familles touchées.

RÉPUBLIQUE CENTRAFRICAINE

22 May 2017 description
report UN News Service

22 May 2017 – With United Nations peace operations being carried out in highly complex environments and facing multiple challenges, Secretary-General António Guterres recently stressed the need to adapt peacekeeping to “our changing world.”