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World + 44 others
Global emergency overview snapshot 22 - 29 july

The weekly Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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Nigeria + 1 other
Canada announces support to create jobs and opportunities in Nigeria

Canada supports Nigeria’s efforts to promote youth entrepreneurship

July 26, 2014 - Ottawa, ON - Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

Senator Don Meredith, on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today announced Canadian support for a new project to help increase job opportunities and promote entrepreneurship among young people in Nigeria.

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Mali + 8 others
Sahel Crisis 2014: Funding Status as of 25 July 2014

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Mali + 7 others
Il faut mobiliser un soutien d'urgence pour affronter l'insécurité alimentaire croissante au Sahel

Un déficit de financement de 100 millions de dollars entrave la lutte contre la faim dans la région

25 juillet 2014, Rome – L'ONU a invité aujourd'hui la communauté internationale de donateurs à renouveler l'engagement de lutte contre la faim et l'insécurité alimentaire au Sahel en protégeant et en renforçant la résilience des familles pauvres et extrêmement pauvres de la région.

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Mali + 7 others
UN says more support urgently needed to tackle growing food insecurity in the Sahel

A funding gap of $100 million is delaying interventions that could prevent the food security situation from worsening and the capacities of vulnerable communities to cope with repeated shocks are deteriorating.

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Guinea + 12 others
West Africa Seasonal Monitor - July 22, 2014

Above-average and well distributed rainfall in Bi-modal and Guinean-Sudanian zones

Key Messages

  • June rainfall was mostly above average and well distributed in time in the Bi-modal and the Guinean-Sudanian Zones, ensuring good maturation of first season crops.

  • Delays in pasture regeneration is to be expected in northern Senegal and southwestern Mauritania, as well as the Lake Chad region due to a combination of significant rainfall deficits recorded in June and unfavorable medium term forecast.

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Somalia + 13 others
CERF underfunded emergencies: 2014 2nd round, as of 21 July 2014

Eleven countries were selected for allocations from the CERF Underfunded Emergencies window, designed to ensure life-saving relief work continues in countries where needs are high but financial support is low.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Humanitarian Bulletin Nigeria July 2014

One in three primary school children and one in four junior secondary school children are out of school in the northeast. In Borno alone, 250,000 children are out of school.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Niger + 1 other
Diffa/Niger: Besoins et Réponse Humanitaire (période du 14 au 21 juillet 2014)

Bien que les mouvements de populations en provenance du Nigéria, se soient stabilisés cette semaine, des déplacements internes sont observés dans la région de Diffa. Les îles du Lac Tchad sont l’attrait du moment.

L’État et les acteurs humanitaires sont mobilisés pour faire face, en plus des mouvements de déplacés, à deux autres crises: pastorale et sanitaire. Des gaps importants en vivres, abris et WASH restent insatisfaits.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Nigeria CO Humanitarian Situation Report June 2014

Highlights

  • UNICEF and partners have admitted 98,620 severely acutely malnourished children for treatment into 150 sites in conflict affected areas of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa from January to May 2014.

  • Master trainers (39) from 11 local government areas in Borno state including four from Chibok were trained by UNICEF in basic psychosocial skills to in efforts to scale up and reinforce access to psychosocial support services for children affected by conflict.

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World + 11 others
UN Emergency Fund gives $75 million to boost aid operations in the Sahel and Horn of Africa

(New York, 23 July 2014) – United Nations humanitarian chief, Valerie Amos, has allocated US$75 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to boost life-saving relief work in two of the world’s most neglected regions: the West African Sahel and the Horn of Africa.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Sudan + 13 others
Climate Prediction Center’s Africa Hazards Outlook July 24 – July 30, 2014

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  • A large area of enhanced rainfall may trigger localized flooding across parts of eastern Sudan.
  • Consistently poor rainfall has led to deteriorating ground conditions across northeastern Nigeria and western Chad.

1) The potential for significantly heavy rainfall remains forecast over the River Nile and Kassala provinces of eastern Sudan, which may trigger localized flooding and elevated river levels along the Nile River basin during the next seven days.

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World + 42 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 16-22 July

The weekly Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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Niger + 1 other
Diffa-Niger: Rapport de situation No. 3 (au 21 juillet 2014)

Faits saillants

  • Allocation de 5,181,281 USD du CERF pour renforcer la réponse rapide à Diffa dans les secteurs de la sécurité alimentaire, de la nutrition, du multi secteur et des Abris et Biens non alimentaires.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Cameroon + 2 others
Le Cameroun a besoin de plus de soutien pour faire face aux crises multiples [EN/FR]

Yaoundé, le 18 juillet 2014: Robert Piper, le Coordonnateur humanitaire régional des Nations-Unies pour le Sahel, termine une mission de quatre jours à Yaoundé et dans l’Est du Cameroun pour évaluer les besoins humanitaires croissants. Durant sa visite, il a notamment rencontré les autorités nationales et locales, les acteurs humanitaires ainsi que les membres du corps diplomatique.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Mali + 8 others
Sahel Crisis 2014: Funding Status as of 18 July 2014

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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World + 15 others
La Cooperación Española llevará a cabo un proyecto europeo en favor de la seguridad alimentaria en África Occidental

​​El Ministro de Asuntos Exteriores y de Cooperación y el Representante de la UE en Togo, el Embajador Nicolás Berlanga Martínez, firmaron ayer la Convención de Delegación por la que España participará en el proyecto de la Unión Europea (UE) de Apoyo a la Reserva Regional de Seguridad Alimentaria de la Comunidad Económica de Estados de África Occidental (CEDEAO). La firma se realizó en presencia del Ministro de Asuntos Exteriores de Togo, Robert Dussey, de viaje oficial en España.

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World + 29 others
Global Weather Hazards Summary July 18-24, 2014

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Above-average rain during the past 30 days has saturated ground conditions and caused localized flooding in parts of South Sudan and southern Sudan. Above-average rains forecast during the next week are expected to increase the risk of localized flash flooding
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Niger + 1 other
Diffa/Niger: Besoins et Réponse Humanitaire (période du 07 au 14 juillet 2014)

La région de Diffa, déjà affectée par une convergence de crises presque simultanées (innondations, sécheresse, crises alimentaire et pastorale), doit faire face à l’arrivée massive des refugiés et retournés du Nigéria.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Niger + 2 others
Niger: Bulletin humanitaire mensuel numéro 06 | juin 2014

FAITS SAILLANTS

• Diffa : les besoins prioritaires restent à couvrir.

• Plus de 5000 villages localisés dans les zones vulnérables.

• L’enquête SMART sur la nutrition est en cours.

• Des jeunes réfugiés engagés dans la sensibilisation à la santé de la reproduction grâce aux fonds CERF.

Les besoins prioritaires restent encore à couvrir à Diffa

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.