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12 Feb 2016 description

Mahamat Saleh Annadif, le Représentant spécial du Secrétaire général de l'ONU au Mali (RSSG), a déclaré vendredi que la MINUSMA était « révoltée » par l'attaque meurtrière survenue sur son camp à Kidal.

Vendredi vers 7h, le camp de la MINUSMA basé à Kidal a été la cible d’une attaque complexe qui, selon un bilan provisoire a entraîné la mort de trois Casques bleus et une trentaine de blessés.

12 Feb 2016 description

Highlights

  • The eighth round of the Displacement Tracking Matrix was conducted in January across 13 states, with results to be released at the end of February.

  • Biometric registration continued in Maiduguri, with 35,842 people registered by the end of January.

12 Feb 2016 description

Mr. Mahamat Saleh Annadif, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Mali (SRSG), said Friday that MINUSMA was "outraged" by the deadly attack against its camp in Kidal.

Friday at 7 am, MINUSMA camp in Kidal was the target of a complex attack which, according to a provisional toll, has killed three peacekeepers and wounded 30 others.

12 Feb 2016 description

Lagos, Nigeria | AFP | Friday 2/12/2016 - 15:45 GMT

by Phil HAZLEWOOD

Suicide bombings that killed 58 at a camp for those who fled Boko Haram have raised doubts about the true extent of Nigeria's grip on security in the troubled northeast and its policy of returning the displaced.

President Muhammadu Buhari and his government have said many of the estimated two million internally displaced people (IDPs) can begin to return, as the military now has the upper hand.

12 Feb 2016 description

Highlights

  • At least 8 people were killed and 50 injured in two suicide attacks which occured in Guité and Mitériné on the shores of lake Chad, in Hadjer-Lamis region.

  • Some 56,000 IDPs have been newly identified on 22 which recently became accessible in the north of Lac region of Chad (Liwa and Daboua subprefectures), according to the findings of a multisector assessment which took place on 14-18 January.

12 Feb 2016 description

Summary of WFP assistance: WFP's assistance focuses on the vulnerable and very poor populations affected by food insecurity and high malnutrition. WFP currently provides food assistance through one protracted relief and recovery operation (PRRO), two regional emergency operations and a special operation (SO) to manage the UN humanitarian air service programme.

12 Feb 2016 description

COUNTRY STRATEGY

WFP’s strategy for Mauritania (2011-2016) identifies three priorities, which were developed in consultation with the Government, United Nations agencies and other partners.

12 Feb 2016 description

COUNTRY STRATEGY

WFP responds to challenges in Cameroon through a mix of relief, recovery and development operations. Vital emergency support is provided to refugees from C.A.R and Nigeria, internally displaced persons (IDPs) and vulnerable host populations through two regional emergency operations. WFP is also supporting the Government in the implementation of its development and recovery priorities.
WFP has been present in Cameroon since 1978 as a key player for both development and humanitarian assistance.

Summary of WFP assistance:

12 Feb 2016 description

Summary of WFP assistance: In Burkina Faso, WFP’s ongoing operations aim to increase food security and nutrition, as well as national capacities through a country programme (CP 200163) and protracted relief and recovery operations (PRRO 200509 and PRRO 200793). Under a regional emergency operation (EMOP 200438), Malian refugees receive food and nutrition assistance.

12 Feb 2016 description

Faits saillants

  • Au moins huit personnes ont été tuées et 50 blessées lors de deux attaques suicides survenues le 31 janvier à Guité et Mitériné sur les rives du lac, dans la région du Hadjer-Lamis.

  • Quelques 56 000 déplacés internes nouvellement identifiés sur 22 sites récemment accessibles au nord de la région du lac (sous-préfectures de Liwa et Daboua), selon les résultats d’une mission d’évaluation multisectorielle qui s’est rendue sur place du 14 au 18 janvier.

12 Feb 2016 description

Humanitarian situation

In 2016, about 2.5 million people in the country will be in need; i.e, 13.5% of the total population. In the north the return of internally displaced people back to their areas of origin continues. However the number of Malian refugees in neighboring countries is on the rise due to insecurity and inter community conflict along the border with Niger.

12 Feb 2016 description

Situation humanitaire

Il est estimé qu’en 2016, environ 2,5 millions de personnes au pays seront dans le besoin, soit 13,5 % de la population totale. Le retour des personnes déplacées internes se poursuit vers leurs zones d'origine dans le nord. Cependant le nombre de réfugiés maliens dans les pays voisins a augmenté en lien avec l'insécurité et un conflit intercommunautaire le long de la frontière du Niger.

12 Feb 2016 description
  • En el Día Mundial de la Radio, Acción contra el Hambre se une a la comunidad humanitaria para reivindicar su importante papel, tanto en la alerta y respuesta ante desastres y emergencias como a la hora de ganar batallas al hambre.

Madrid, 12 de febrero de 2016

12 Feb 2016 description
report World Bank

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • A new action plan aims to empower Lake Chad communities to adapt to the urgent development challenges exacerbated by climate change, and to consolidate Lake Chad’s contribution to regional food security

  • The plan was developed by the Lake Chad Basin Commission and its six member countries, with support from the World Bank and the French Development Agency

11 Feb 2016 description

Bamako, Mali | AFP | Thursday 2/11/2016 - 13:55 GMT

A customs officer and two civilians were killed in an attack by suspected jihadists in northern Mali on Thursday, customs and military sources said.

The assailants arrived in the town of Hombori on two pick-up trucks, a local customs official said told AFP.

"They opened fire on a customs post and killed our colleague Mody Ndiaye, who only arrived on Wednesday to take up his position. Two civilians were also killed," the official said.

11 Feb 2016 description

NOUAKCHOTT – Le Haut-Commissariat des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés (HCR), le Programme alimentaire mondial des Nations Unies (PAM) et le Fonds des Nations Unies pour l'enfance (UNICEF) exhortent les bailleurs de fonds à mobiliser les ressources nécessaires pour maintenir l’assistance vitale apportée aux 50 000 réfugiés maliens dans le camp de Mberra, au sud-est de la Mauritanie. Les trois agences préviennent que les financements actuels permettront à peine de couvrir les besoins jusque fin avril.

11 Feb 2016 description

NOUAKCHOTT – The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) urge donors to provide immediate support to ensure that 50,000 Malian refugees in Mauritania’s Mberra camp continue to receive life-saving assistance. The three agencies warn that current funding will only cover needs until April.

11 Feb 2016 description

En 2015, 78 contraintes d’accès ont été enregistrées au Mali soit 3,5 fois plus qu’en 2014 . Plus de la moitié des contraintes d’accès enregistrées concernaient les violences contre le personnel, le bien et/ou les infrastructures humanitaires (61%) et près du cinquième étaient liées au conflit et/ou à la poursuite des hostilités (20%). Les régions principalement affectées sont les régions de Gao (49%) et Tombouctou (40%).

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