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11 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Children and women in West and Central Africa remain vulnerable to multiple threats, including insecurity, conflict, drought, flooding and epidemics. In the Central African Republic and the Lake Chad basin, widespread violence and armed conflict characterized by grave human rights violations have led to mass displacement both internally and across borders.

10 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Total affected population: 4.7 million

Total affected children: 2.7 million

Total people to be reached in 2017: 850,000

Total children to be reached in 2017: 530,000

07 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Despite incidents reported in Kaiga-Kindjiria area, the security situation remains relatively calm in the Lake region. A decrease in incidents has coincided with the surrender of elements associated with armed groups in recent weeks.

  • Results from the most recent national SMART survey indicate an 11.2% prevalence of global acute malnutrition (GAM). 153,738 children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) have been admitted and treated in nutritional units so far in 2016, reaching 79% of the annual target.

04 Jan 2017 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

• Près de 10 pour cent de la population du Niger auront des besoins humanitaires en 2017.

• Le taux de malnutrition aiguë sévère de 1,9 pour cent est à la limite du seuil d’urgence.

• Selon les projections du cadre harmonisé, plus de 748 000 personnes seront en situation de crise alimentaire durant la période allant de juillet à septembre 2017.

• Le bilan de la campagne agropastorale allie excédent céréalier et déficit fourrager.

03 Jan 2017 description

POPULATION TOTALE DU TCHAD 14,2M

PERSONNES DANS LE BESOIN 4,7M

PERSONNES CIBLÉES 2,6M

BUDGET (US$) 589M

# PARTENAIRES HUMANITAIRES 117

PRÉFACE

03 Jan 2017 description

PERSONNES DANS LE BESOIN 4,7M

BESOINS HUMANITAIRES ET CHIFFRES CLÉS

L'insécurité alimentaire, les déplacements de population et les urgences sanitaires, exacerbés par les risques climatiques et le faible développement humain, précipitent environ 8,1 millions de personnes, presque les deux tiers de la population tchadienne, dans une vulnérabilité aigüe ou chronique. Plus de 4,7 millions de personnes, dont 52 % de femmes, ont besoin d'une assistance humanitaire et de soutien pour renforcer leurs moyens d'existence.

28 Dec 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

· November saw a deterioration of the security context in the Far North, as the dry season brought an increase in improvised explosive devices (IED) and attacks along the main axes, rendering many areas hard to reach. UNICEF and partners are seeking alternate means to ensure their ability to reach vulnerable children safely.

12 Dec 2016 description

Introduction

World Humanitarian Data and Trends presents global and country-level data-and-trend analysis about humanitarian crises and assistance. Its purpose is to consolidate this information and present it in an accessible way, providing policymakers, researchers and humanitarian practitioners with an evidence base to support humanitarian policy decisions and provide context for operational decisions. The information presented covers two main areas: humanitarian needs and assistance in 2015, and humanitarian trends, challenges and opportunities.

09 Dec 2016 description

46% OF INTERNALLY DISPLACED HOUSEHOLDS IN NEWLY ACCESSIBLE SITES HAVE PROTECTION RISKS AND NEEDS

OVERVIEW

01 Dec 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

31 October 2016

Highlights

• As of end of October 2016, there are 123,293 people displaced by the Nigerian crisis in Chad’s Lac region. Three additional sites were discovered this month.

• A Hepatitis E outbreak has been reported in the Salamat Region. A total of 128 cases, including 20 positive cases (16% positivity rate) and 2 deaths (1.6% case-fatality) were registered in Amtiman, the main city of Salamat Region.

30 Nov 2016 description

20 November 2016

3.7 MILLION
IN NEED OF HEALTH ASSISTANCE 2016
1.8 MILLION
INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS
2.6 MILLION
2016 TARGET BY HEALTH SECTOR
1,799,506
BORNO STATE POLIO VACCINATED CHILDREN

Highlights

25 Nov 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • There are a growing number of refugees (approximately 26,000) in the Far North Region who have not been registered and who reside within communities. These refugees are unable to receive assistance, and are increasing the burden on already fragile state systems and community resources.

  • The Representative of UNICEF with the deputy (Member of Parliament) from Lom and Djerem Department (Eastern region) visited the isolated areas of the East to meet with the refugee communities and raise awareness on the issue of early marriage.

22 Nov 2016 description

Sécurité

La situation sécuritaire dans la région de l’Extrême-Nord a été marquée par les incursions de Boko Haram dans un village près de Waza, dans le département du Logone et Chari la nuit 17 novembre, causant la mort de deux personnes déplacées internes.

12 Nov 2016 description

12 November 2016

3.7 MILLION
IN NEED OF HEALTH ASSISTANCE 2016
1.8 MILLION
INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS
2.6 MILLION
2016 TARGET BY HEALTH SECTOR
1,799,506 *
BORNO STATE POLIO VACCINATED CHILDREN

HIGHLIGHTS

10 Nov 2016 description

New Report ‘Transitioning from the MDGs to the SDGs’ Calls for Collaboration to ‘Deliver as One’*

09 Nov 2016 description

WHO has donated lifesaving medical supplies to three health sector partners responding to the emergency health needs of internally displaced people (IDPs) in Borno State, Nigeria.

05 Nov 2016 description

5 November 2016

3.7 MILLION
IN NEED OF HEALTH ASSISTANCE 2016
1.8 MILLION
INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS
2.6 MILLION
2016 TARGET BY HEALTH SECTOR
1,799,506 *
BORNO STATE POLIO VACCINATED CHILDREN

Highlights

HEALTH SECTOR

04 Nov 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• UNICEF, in conjunction with the Ministry of Health, is undertaking a SMART nutrition survey in the Northern and Eastern regions of Cameroon. This is the first time a nutrition survey will take place in Logone and Chari departments since 2013.

• The most neglected crisis facing Cameroon is the continued presence of 259,145 refugees from the Central African Republic (CAR) in the East and Adamawa regions.

31 Oct 2016 description
report Human Rights Watch

(Abuja, October 31, 2016) – Government officials and other authorities in Nigeria have raped and sexually exploited women and girls displaced by the conflict with Boko Haram, Human Rights Watch said today.

28 Oct 2016 description

Highlights

  • Shortage of funds will force WFP to reduce the size of food rations to C.A.R refugees to 30 percent of the initial value, starting from October. This will allow WFP to continue food assistance up to end-year. However, urgent funding is needed to restore full assistance and ensure that refugees’ food and nutrition needs are adequately met.