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26 Jul 2017 description

Famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan and the food security situation is of grave concern in 7 other countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda, and Yemen. In these countries, 42.5 million are in need of humanitarian assistance and 41.8 million are in phase 3-5 Integrated Phase Classification between June and September 2017.

24 Jul 2017 description

Note Conceptuelle

I. CONTEXTE ET JUSTIFICATION

Le Tchad a accueilli des réfugiés de diverses nationalités qui sont arrivés par des vagues successives dont les dernières ont été enregistrées en 2016 dans la région du Lac et en mars 2017 au Sud du Tchad. Au 30 juin 2017, on dénombre 402.619 réfugiés et requérants d’asile au Tchad dont :

  • 319.071 soudanais;

  • 69.180 Centrafricains;

  • 8.343 Nigérians

24 Jul 2017 description

À PROPOS DE L’ECDPM

Le Centre européen de gestion des politiques de développement (ECDPM) est un centre indépendant de réflexion et d’action œuvrant dans le domaine de la coopération internationale et de la politique de développement en Europe et en Afrique.

24 Jul 2017 description

ABOUT ECDPM

The European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM) is an independent ‘think and do tank’ working on international cooperation and development policy in Europe and Africa.
Our staff members provide research and analysis, advice and practical support to policymakers and practitioners in Europe,

Africa and beyond – to make policies work for sustainable and inclusive global development. We bring people together and collaborate with a broad range of partners to address policy implementation challenges.

18 Jul 2017 description

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is appealing for US$421.2 million to help provide meaningful alternatives to refugees and others undertaking dangerous journeys to Europe.

The number of refugees and migrants arriving in Europe from Africa through Libya is increasing and, with it, the risks they face crossing the Sahara Desert and the Mediterranean Sea. In the first six months of this year, 2,171 refugees and migrants died or went missing in the Central Mediterranean, many others are believed to have died trying to cross into Libya.

14 Jul 2017 description

Continued heavy rainfall causes flooding in Sudan and Nigeria

14 Jul 2017 description

This brief summarizes FEWS NET’s most forward-looking analysis of projected emergency food assistance needs in FEWS NET coverage countries. The projected size of each country’s acutely food insecure population (IPC Phase 3 and higher) is compared to last year and the recent five-year average and categorized as Higher ( p), Similar ( u), or Lower ( ). Countries where external emergency food assistance needs are anticipated are identified. Projected lean season months highlighted in red indicate either an early start or an extension to the typical lean season.

13 Jul 2017 description

Insights from the Mixed Migration Monitoring Mechanism initiative (4Mi) in Mali and Niger

Executive Summary

• The Mixed Migration Monitoring Mechanism initiative (4Mi) collects data on the conditions of mixed migration movements across various regions. It is implemented by the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) and the Regional Mixed Migration Secretariat.

13 Jul 2017 description

INTRODUCTION

This report is a comprehensive presentation of data on migration patterns across Libya gathered through IOM’s DTM programme for April-May.

10 Jul 2017 description

Chad is a landlocked country in Central Africa bordered by Sudan to the east, the Central African Republic (CAR) to the south, Nigeria, Cameroon and Niger to the west. The country is hit by several humanitarian crises caused by conflicts in its neighboring countries.

09 Jul 2017 description

Goz Beida, 7 juillet 2017 – Du 04 au 06 juillet 2017, l’Agence des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés, le HCR, et le Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement, le PNUD, ont organisé à Goz Beida, dans l’est du Tchad, un atelier de formation de formateurs sur l’éducation entrepreneuriale et financière à l’intention des réfugiés et de la population d’accueil.

07 Jul 2017 description

La population totale de réfugiés et demandeurs d’asile est passée de 401,684 en Mai 2017 à 402,619 personnes en Juin 2017. Ceci représente une augmentation globale de 935 personnes composées principalement de nouveaux nés (681).

07 Jul 2017 description

Rainfall deficits persist over Kenya and Uganda

Africa Weather Hazards

  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. Torrential rain led to destroyed houses in Central Darfur, Sudan. Heavy rain is forecast to continue during the next week. High flooding risks in the region continue.