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28 Jun 2017 description

CAMEROUN

OPÉRATIONS D’AIDE SUSPENDUES APRÈS UNE SÉRIE D’ATTAQUES

Le 21 juin, l’attaque suicide qui a tué 11 personnes et blessé neuf autres à Kolofata, dans l’Extrême Nord du Cameroun, a conduit certaines ONG et agences des Nations Unies à suspendre leurs opérations dans la région. Cette attaque était la 10e du genre ce mois-ci dans le département de Mayo Sava. Les attentats suicides et les engins explosifs improvisés disséminés sur le bord des routes sont parmi les principales causes d'insécurité dans la région.

28 Jun 2017 description

CAMEROON

AID OPERATIONS SUSPENDED AFTER SERIES OF ATTACKS

A suicide attack on 21 June that killed 11 people and injured nine others in Kolofata area in Cameroon’s Far North region has prompted some NGOs and UN agencies to suspend operations in the area. The attack was the 10th of its kind in Mayo Sava department this month. Suicide blasts and improvised explosive devices planted on the roadside are some of the main causes of insecurity in the region.

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

27 Jun 2017 description

PLANNING FIGURES

2,334,000 People in needs
148 Million USD Total Estimated budget
31 Million USD for preparedness
117 Million USD For response

STRATEGIC SUMMARY

27 Jun 2017 description

L’état d’urgence, déclaré initialement le 3 mars dans sept départements de Tahoua et de Tillabéry, a été prorogé le 18 juin 2017 pour une nouvelle période de trois mois. Selon des informations, non exhaustives recueillies sur le terrain dans les deux régions, 37 attaques perpétrées par des groupes armés ont été enregistrées depuis février 2016.

23 Jun 2017 description

"Meeting Urgent Humanitarian Needs: the UN Humanitarian Pooled Funds in the Post WHS era”

As delivered

Excellencies, distinguished delegates, ladies and gentlemen.

Welcome to this afternoon’s event on “Meeting Urgent Humanitarian Needs: the UN Humanitarian Pooled Funds in the Post WHS era”.

21 Jun 2017 description

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Your Excellency Vice President Schultz,

Distinguished delegates, ladies and gentlemen,

Mr. Vice President, thank you very much for your opening remarks and for your leadership in overseeing the Humanitarian Affairs Segment of ECOSOC. I also thank the President of ECOSOC and its Bureau members for their support. And I take the opportunity to acknowledge the co-facilitators of this year’s ECOSOC humanitarian resolution - the Philippines and Switzerland - for their stewardship.

21 Jun 2017 description

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Ambassador Leendertse, Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen.

It is a real pleasure to be here today. I would like to thank Germany for co-hosting this important event on a topic that has been front and centre on our agenda over the past few months. We have a diverse panel from the humanitarian and development communities, each of them representing organizations that are deeply involved in the ongoing response and averting famine.

21 Jun 2017 description

(Geneva, 21 June 2017): A record 141 million people across 37 countries in the world need humanitarian assistance today while UN-coordinated response plans, aiming to help over 101 million of the most vulnerable, are only one-quarter funded.

21 Jun 2017 description

Avant-propos

Stephen O’Brien, Secrétaire général des Nations Unies aux affaires humanitaires et Coordonnateur des secours d’urgence

21 Jun 2017 description
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Humanitarian Response Plans and Flash Appeals

20 Jun 2017 description

A. Executive Summary

At the request of the OCHA Nigeria country office, OCHA’s Civil-Military Coordination Section (CMCS) deployed one staff to conduct a support mission from 27 March to 7 April 2017.

Since 2015, OCHA has developed a large network and strong working relationships with national military actors from the central level in Abuja to operational level in Borno and Yobe states.

20 Jun 2017 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

The humanitarian crisis in Nigeria’s north-east and the Lake Chad region is one of the most severe in the world today, with 8.5m people in need of humanitarian assistance in 2017 in the worst-affected states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe, and 6.9m targeted for humanitarian assistance. Now in its eighth year, the crisis shows no sign of abating and is adding to the long history of marginalization and chronic under-development as well as high rates of poverty, illiteracy and unemployment.

19 Jun 2017 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Plus de 32 000 personnes déplacées par le regain de violence en 2017

  • Accès humanitaire : résultats positifs de l’approche communautaire

  • Perspectives sur l’aide alimentaire en transferts monétaires

  • Les partenaires humanitaires créent un réseau pour renforcer la protection contre les actes d’exploitation et d’abus sexuels (PSEA)

32 000 personnes déplacées par la violence en 2017

19 Jun 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • More than 32,000 people displaced in 2017 due to renewed violence

  • Humanitarian access: positive results of the community approach

  • Prospects on cash transfers to deliver food aid in Mali

  • Humanitarian partners establish a network to strengthen protection from sexual exploitation and abuse (PSEA)

32,000 people displaced in connection with violence in 2017