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08 Feb 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Thousands of people are being displaced in inaccessible areas of Borno State as the conflict between Boko Haram and the Nigerian Army continues.

  • Settlements in inaccessible parts of Borno have been completely destroyed.

  • Pilot relocations from schools due to take place on 4 February stalled following attack on Dalori village on 30 January.

  • Feedback from IDPs reveals complex attitudes towards relocations.

FIGURES

  • people in need 7 m

05 Feb 2016 description

Since 2015, the Emergency Relief Coordinator has released more than US$58 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for life-saving assistance in response to Boko Haram-related violence. Some $27.2 million was allocated in March 2015 to assist more than 1.6 million internally displaced people, refugees, returnees and host communities from Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria; and an additional $31 million was provided in late 2015 and early 2016 for live-saving humanitarian response for more than 700,000 affected people in the Lake Chad Basin region.

03 Feb 2016 description

REPUBLIQUE CENTRAFRICAINE

DES DÉPLACÉS RETOURNENT DANS LA PROVINCE DE L’OUHAM

Environ 3 800 rapatriés volontaires ont été récemment enregistrés dans le village de Kambakota, dans la province de l'Ouham. Ils avaient été contraints de fuir leurs foyers lors d'affrontements entre des groupes armés en décembre 2015. De retour dans leurs villages, ils sont confrontés à des conditions de vie difficiles. Les besoins prioritaires comprennent l’eau potable, les services de santé et l’éducation.

LES ÉLECTIONS PRÉSIDENTIELLES FIXÉES AU 14 FÉVRIER

03 Feb 2016 description

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

IDP RETURNS IN OUHAM PROVINCE

Around 3,800 voluntary returnees were recently registered in Kambakota village in Ouham Province. They had been forced to flee their homes during clashes between armed groups in December 2015. Now back to their villages, they are facing tough living conditions . Priority needs include potable water, health services and education.

PRESIDENTIAL RUN-OFF SET FOR 14 FEBRUARY

02 Feb 2016 description

(Bamako, 2 February, 2016): – Humanitarian organizations in Mali are seeking to raise 354 million dollars (approximately 200 billion CFA) in 2016 to help people affected by the crisis in the country. These funds are required to implement the third and last component of the 2014-2016 Humanitarian Response Plan developed by humanitarian actors in Mali. In total, 127 projects are planned this year to help one million people, mainly in the Northern and central areas of the country that have been affected by the conflict.

02 Feb 2016 description
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Le Plan de réponse humanitaire (HRP) 2016 s’inscrit dans la stratégie triennale d’action humanitaire lancée au Mali et dans 8 autres pays du Sahel en 2014 avec trois objectifs stratégiques régionaux.

02 Feb 2016 description
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(Bamako, 2 février 2016) – Les organisations humanitaires au Mali cherchent à mobiliser 354 millions de dollars (environ 200 milliards de FCFA) en 2016 pour aider les personnes touchées par la crise au pays. Ces fonds visent à financer la mise en œuvre du troisième et dernier volet du Plan de réponse humanitaire 2014-2016 élaboré par les principaux acteurs humanitaires au Mali. En tout, 127 projets sont prévus cette année pour aider un million de personnes, principalement dans les zones du nord et du centre du pays qui ont été touchées par le conflit.

02 Feb 2016 description

KEY DRIVERS OF THE CRISIS

  • Recurring natural disasters such as droughts, floods, combined with volatility of markets, pushed many households and communities into chronic vulnerability.

  • Conflict in northern Nigeria and CAR continue to displace refugees to Cameroon and causes internal displacements.

  • Poor coverage of sanitation and access to clean water remain the main causes of malnutrition and water-borne diseases.

01 Feb 2016 description

Avant-propos

Les articles sélectionnés dans cette revue de presse ont pour but d’informer sur la situation humanitaire au Tchad ou sur le contexte général. Cette sélection d'articles ne reflète pas nécessairement la position d’OCHA-Tchad. Merci de tenir compte de cette réserve.

LES TITRES

  • Tchad: la famine guette 10.000 réfugiés et déplacés qui ont fui Boko Haram (Agence Anadolu, 28/01/16)

  • L’UNICEF lance un appel humanitaire de 2,8 milliards de dollars pour les enfants (UNICEF, 26/01/16)

01 Feb 2016 description

Currently, the humanitarian response plans and appeals for 2016 are seeking over $19.8 billion to meet the needs of 89.4 million people across 37 countries. The figures may increase in the course of 2016. As of 29 January, $50 million has been received for the appeals.

In January 2015, the UN-coordinated inter-agency appeals required $16.4 billion to meet the needs of 57.5 million people across 22 countries.

The year ended with requirements at $19.9 billion, an increase of $3.5 billion, to meet the needs of 82 million people in 38 countries.

01 Feb 2016 description

In the Sahel, extreme poverty, fast-growing populations, climate change, recurrent food and nutrition crises, armed conflicts and insecurity are building up to a perfect storm threatening the lives of communities already living on the brink of crisis.

The region is one of the world’s climate change hotspots. Increasingly unpredictable weather patterns, more frequent droughts and floods and land degradation threaten the livelihoods of a population in which the majority relies on agriculture for survival.

29 Jan 2016 description

$100 million has been approved from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) during the first 2016 underfunded emergencies allocation round to assist 4.5 million people in nine silent and severely underfunded crises. The funds will sustain life-saving relief in emergencies where levels of risk and vulnerability are alarmingly high, but available resources for humanitarian response are critically low.