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02 Dec 2016 description
  • As of 30 November 2016, UN-coordinated appeals and refugee response plans within the Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) require US$22.1 billion to meet the needs of 96.2 million humanitarian crisis-affected people in 40 countries. Together the appeals are funded at $11.4 billion, leaving a shortfall of $10.7 billion.

02 Dec 2016 description

(Abuja: 2 December 2016): The 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan for Nigeria seeks more than US$1 billion to address the needs of those in crisis in the three most affected states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe, with 75 partners ready to respond to those needs where areas are accessible.

01 Dec 2016 description

When Boko Haram entered Gwoza town in August 2014, Saratu and her husband gathered their family and fled for their lives. They left everything they owned: homes, farms and belongings.

Saratu and her family joined other families fleeing from the neigbourhood, and they travelled together on foot through the bush, often going without food and water for many days. For more than three months, the group could only move at night, terrified they would be spotted and either mistaken as militants or targeted by Boko Haram.

28 Nov 2016 description
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BURKINA FASO

RECRUDÉSCENCE LA FIÈVRE DE LA DENGUE

Au 19 novembre, on comptait 1 716 cas présumés de dengue et 18 décès depuis le début de l’épidémie au début du mois de novembre. Certains des échantillons prélevés à l'Institut Pasteur de Dakar, au Sénégal, se sont révélés positifs pour la dengue. Afin d’aider les autorités sanitaires nationales à contenir l’épidémie, une équipe de deux virologues et deux entomologistes de l'Institut Pasteur ont été déployés.

RÉPUBLIQUE CENTRAFRICAINE

28 Nov 2016 description

BURKINA FASO

DENGUE FEVER ON THE RISE

As of 19 November, there were 1,716 suspected dengue fever cases and 18 deaths since the outbreak first erupted in the country in early November. Some of the samples taken for testing in Institut Pasteur de Dakar in Senegal have turned out positive for dengue. A team of two virologists and two entomologists from the Institut Pasteur has deployed to support the national health authorities contain the outbreak.

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

25 Nov 2016 description

The security situation in south-eastern Niger continues to deteriorate due to repeated attacks by Boko Haram. Since the first Boko Haram attack on the Nigerien territory in February 2015 to date, several other incursions have been reported in the region. These attacks have caused the displacement of thousands of people. As a consequence, the humanitarian needs in the region have increased, in a context characterized by limited resources for an adequate response and by localized access challenges.