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28 Jul 2017 description

Flooding observed in Nigeria and heavy rain continues in Ethiopia, Sudan, and South Sudan

  1. Below-average rainfall since mid-May has led to abnormal dryness across eastern Uganda and southwestern Kenya. Moisture deficits are likely to negatively impact cropping and Pastoral activities.

  2. Repeated weeks of very heavy, above-normal rains have oversaturated the ground in parts of Ethiopia, Sudan, and South Sudan. More heavy rain during the next week is likely to cause further flooding.

27 Jul 2017 description
  • 179.5 M required for 2017

  • 41.1 M contributions received, representing 23% of requirements

  • 138.3 M funding gap for the Nigeria situation

All figures are displayed in USD

27 Jul 2017 description

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is launching a supplementary appeal for an additional US$9.5 million to scale up its activities in north-east Nigeria, as a result of an unexpected surge in self-organized returns of Nigerian refugees since the beginning of the year, mainly from Cameroon.

27 Jul 2017 description
  • The first report of the Transition Independent Monitoring Board (TIMB) has now been published, following the group’s first meeting last month. The TIMB has been established at the request of the Polio Oversight Board (POB) to independently monitor and guide the polio transition process, especially in the 16 countries prioritized for transition planning. The group’s next meeting will be held in London,
    United Kingdom, on 2-3 November. More.

27 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

The weekly incidences have continued rising and are well-above the ones of 2016 and 2015. This is due to a high transmission in DR Congo (province of North Kivu with impressive outbreaks in Goma, Kirotshe and Nyirango; provinces of Kinshasa and Kongo Central) and the resurgence of cholera outbreaks in Nigeria (Kwara state and more recently Zamfara).

27 Jul 2017 description

Sécurité

La situation sécuritaire dans la région de l’Extrême-Nord demeure préoccupante. La soirée du 21 juillet a été marquée par une attaque kamikaze à Dabanga dans le département du Logone et Chari faisant deux morts (le kamikaze et un membre du comité de vigilance) et quatre blessés. La situation sécuritaire semble plutôt apaisée dans le département du Mayo-Sava. Les autorités appellent à toujours plus de vigilance.

Développements majeurs

Mission du Haut-Commissaire Assistant du HCR au Cameroun

27 Jul 2017 description

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo has released a budget of 10.5 million EUR for six humanitarian projects of Belgian NGOs in Yemen, Uganda, South Sudan and Nigeria. The aid is part of the promise of Minister De Croo to double donations to the Famine 12-12 campaign.

27 Jul 2017 description

Le HCR, l’Agence des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés, lance un appel de fonds supplémentaire pour un montant additionnel de 9,5 millions de dollars afin d’intensifier ses activités au nord-est du Nigéria, en raison d’une hausse subite des retours spontanés de réfugiés nigérians depuis le début de l’année, principalement en provenance du Cameroun.

26 Jul 2017 description

Highlights

  • In several areas of the region, food prices have begun to seasonally rise as household stocks decline and market demand increases. The lean season is expected to further exacerbate the food crisis, and the rainy season will limit humanitarian access by drastically impacting road deliveries.

26 Jul 2017 description

314.0 M required for 2017

72.4 M contributions received, representing 23% of requirements

241.5 M funding gap for West Africa

26 Jul 2017 description

STATE: Borno
LGA: Bama

202 individuals (INDs) arrived at Bama during the reporting period. These include 62 INDs who arrived at Banki Camp from Mura in Cameroon, 56 INDs who arrived at Banki Camp from neighbouring wards in Bama, 34 INDs who arrived at Banki Camp from Jere LGA and 50 INDs who arrived at General Hospital Camp from Abbaram and Wasala wards in Bama.

STATE: Borno
LGA: Chibok

41 INDs arrived at Chibok Whuntaku from Korongilum ward of Chibok LGA

STATE: Borno
LGA: Damboa