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30 Jun 2016 description
report Guardian

The male recovery ward in the hospital is all in blue: blue sheets, pillows, curtains. Outside, the temperature hovers around 40 degrees: inside, large fans keep the air moving. All the beds are occupied by adults – except one. Eight-year-old Abba is the exception.

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30 Jun 2016 description

L’OIM croit fermement en une migration effectué dans le bon ordre et dans le respect de la dignité humaine et toutes les donn ées présentées par le monitoring des flux servent à informer et mettre en évidence le phénomène migratoire dans une région qui po se certains dangers pour les migrants (difficulté climatiques, routes dangereuse, vulnérabilité à l’exploitation/la traite/autre abus).

30 Jun 2016 description

IOM firmly believes in humane and orderly migration for all and all data reported through the flow monitoring aims to inform and highlight a migratory phenomenon in an area with dangers for migrants (challenging climate, dangerous road conditions, vulnerability to trafficking/other exploitation/abuse).

30 Jun 2016 description

Le Réseau de systèmes d’alerte précoce contre la famine (FEWS NET) surveille les tendances des prix des aliments de base dans les pays vulnérables à l'insécurité alimentaire. Pour chaque pays et chaque région couvert par FEWS NET, le Bulletin des prix fournit un ensemble de graphiques indiquant les prix mensuels de l’année commerciale en cours pour certains centres urbains, et permettant à l’utilisateur de comparer les tendances actuelles à la fois aux moyennes quinquennales, qui indiquent les tendances saisonnières, et aux prix de l'année précédente.

30 Jun 2016 description
report Voice of America

By Chris Stein

MICHIKA, NIGERIA—

The last service at the EYN church in Michika started with prayers and ended with gunfire as Boko Haram fighters stormed the town on a Sunday in September 2014.

Those that could ran to the nearby mountains, joining the millions of people that have fled the Islamist insurgency in Nigeria and neighboring countries.

29 Jun 2016 description

Dakar, 28 juin 2016 - Le Bureau des Nations Unies pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest et le Sahel (UNOWAS), l'Institut International de la Paix (IPI) et le Département fédéral des affaires étrangères de la Confédération suisse (DFAE), ont organisé une rencontre de haut niveau sur le thème : « Investir dans la Paix et la Prévention de la Violence en Afrique de l’Ouest et au Sahel ».

29 Jun 2016 description

The current protracted crisis in the Lake Basin Chad region is characterized by a strong interconnection between food insecurity, conflict and massive displacements (WFP, Mai 2016). The onset of armed conflict and violence related to Boko Haram continue to displace people across the region within Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria and across borders.

29 Jun 2016 description
report UN News Service

28 juin 2016 – Plus de 9,2 millions de personnes dans le bassin du lac Tchad ont besoin d'une aide humanitaire et plus de 4,4 millions sont en situation d'insécurité alimentaire, a averti mardi le Coordonnateur humanitaire régional de l'ONU pour le Sahel, Toby Lanzer.

« Cela signifie que leur vie est véritablement sur le point d'être en danger et que nous devons faire plus, mieux et plus vite », a déclaré M. Lanzer, lors d'une conférence de presse au siège de l'ONU, à New York.

29 Jun 2016 description
  • According to preliminary MSF findings on the nutrition situation in Jakusko (Yobe Sate) following a measles outbreak, the prevalence of Severe Acute Malnutrition in children under five is 8.9%, i.e. well above the emergency threshold. This indicates a critical situation already ahead of the lean season. Yobo State is one of the areas in Northeast Nigeria seriously affected by Boko Haram violence.

29 Jun 2016 description

World Refugee Day

National: UNHCR, the Federal and State governments of Nigeria commemorated this year’s World Refugee Day (WRD) in Adamawa, Lagos and Sokoto States on the 20th of June, 2016. In Yola, Adamawa State, UNHCR and the American University of Nigeria (AUN) marked the day with Prayers for the Displaced in the Nigerian Police Barak Central Mosque and Adamawa State Government House Chapel, Yola, Adamawa State.

29 Jun 2016 description
report UN News Service

28 June 2016 – More than 9.2 million people in the Lake Chad Basin are in need of humanitarian assistance and more than 4.4 million face severe food insecurity, a senior United Nations relief official said today, appealing for greater efforts from the international community and development partners to meet the region’s growing needs.

“This means that they are really on the verge of a life-threatening situation, and we must do more, better, and faster,” the UN Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Sahel, Toby Lanzer, told a news conference at UN Headquarters in New York.

28 Jun 2016 description
report UN Population Fund

DIFFA, Niger/UNITED NATIONS, New York – Tens of thousands of people have been forced to flee south-eastern Niger following an attack by Boko Haram militants in early June. UNFPA estimates some 3,000 pregnant girls and women are among the displaced, putting them in urgent need of antenatal, maternal and post-partum care.

Assaults on the town of Bosso from 3 to 5 June led to the mass movement of an estimated 75,000 people, including virtually the entire populations of Bosso and the nearby towns of Toumour and Yebi.