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26 Jul 2017 description

UNHCR seeks additional support to respond to the Nigeria situation

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is launching a supplementary appeal for an additional $9.5 million to scale up its activities in north-east Nigeria, as a result of an unexpected surge in self-organized returns of Nigerian refugees since the beginning of the year, mainly from Cameroon.

26 Jul 2017 description

Contexte

• Les communes de Gossi et Ouinerdène ont subi une mauvaise campagne agro-pastorale 2016 – 2017, caractérisée par une insuffisance des pluies et leur mauvaise répartition dans le temps et dans l’espace. A ces facteurs dégradants s’ajoute, l’installation des éleveurs venus de différent horizons pour la recherche de pâturage et d’eaux.

26 Jul 2017 description

Contexte:

  • Déplacement de 300 ménages de Boulekessi (Commune de Mondoro, Cercle de Douentza) à N’Tillit (Commune de Gao, Cercle de Gao)

  • Le déplacement a eu lieu en mars 2017 par craintes de possibles représailles après l’affrontement entre de groupes djihadistes et les Force Armées Malienne

26 Jul 2017 description

STATE: Borno
LGA: Bama

202 individuals (INDs) arrived at Bama during the reporting period. These include 62 INDs who arrived at Banki Camp from Mura in Cameroon, 56 INDs who arrived at Banki Camp from neighbouring wards in Bama, 34 INDs who arrived at Banki Camp from Jere LGA and 50 INDs who arrived at General Hospital Camp from Abbaram and Wasala wards in Bama.

STATE: Borno
LGA: Chibok

41 INDs arrived at Chibok Whuntaku from Korongilum ward of Chibok LGA

STATE: Borno
LGA: Damboa

26 Jul 2017 description

Executive Summary

This report of the Round XVII Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) assessment by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) aims to improve understanding of the scope of displacement and the needs of affected populations in conflict-affected states of northeast Nigeria. The report covers the period of 15 May to 25 June 2017 and includes the six most-affected states of Ada mawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Tara ba and Yobe.

26 Jul 2017 description

Prolonged insecurity in the north- east of Nigeria has caused ongoing displacement with about 1.7 million internally displaced people (IDP) across three most affected states - Adamawa, Borno and Yobe. Recent assessments indicate slightly more than 1,000,000 IDPs living in host communities. Some 207,000 people have fled to neighbouring Cameroon, Chad and Niger to seek safety from violence and unrest.

25 Jul 2017 description

Abuja, 25 July 2017 – The Humanitarian Coordinator for Nigeria, Edward Kallon, condemns in the strongest terms the deadly suicide attacks that took place in the Dalori I and Dalori II IDP camps in the outskirts of Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State, on 24 July 2017, which resulted in the deaths of several civilians, including women and children, and injured many others.

These suicide attacks are the latest in the recent accelerating trend of attacks against civilians in north-east Nigeria over the past few months.

25 Jul 2017 description

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

OVER 3,000 RETURNEES REGISTERED

Since the start of the year, UNHCR has registered 3,052 returnees from Cameroon and Chad. About 1,070 people returned to Nana Mambéré prefecture and 1,982 in Mambéré Kadéï prefecture in the country’s west. The spontaneous returns are due to improving security in some localities in the western part of CAR, the return of Government and some public services as well as the resumption of some mining activities.

AID GROUPS SUSPEND WORK IN KAGA BANDORO

25 Jul 2017 description

SG/SM/18625

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General strongly condemns the suicide attacks on 24 July in the two camps for internally displaced persons near Maiduguri, Borno State, in Nigeria. These terrorist acts are targeting people who had already fled their homes as a result of Boko Haram violence.

25 Jul 2017 description

Ethiopia

A severe food security and nutritional crisis is unfolding as a consequence of the drought that began in October 2016.

The Somali region is most affected and is experiencing Emergency (IPC Phase 4) levels of food insecurity. Catastrophe (IPC Phase 5) outcomes are likely to manifest in poorer households by September.

25 Jul 2017 description
report IRIN

Obi Anyadike

DIFFA, 17 juillet 2017

Démobiliser les anciens combattants dans le cadre d’un accord de paix n’est jamais facile, même dans les meilleures circonstances. Pourtant, du Kenya à la Somalie, des tentatives de réintégration sont de plus en plus souvent menées en plein conflit, ce qui complique énormément le processus.

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25 Jul 2017 description
report IRIN

Obi Anyadike

DIFFA/NIGER, 6 juillet 2017

Les violences de Boko Haram augmentent de manière inquiétante dans la région de Diffa, au sud-est du Niger, et viennent aggraver une crise humanitaire pâtissant déjà d’un manque de fonds.

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25 Jul 2017 description

Question

What are the strengths and weaknesses of migration programming that has taken place / is underway in north and sub-Saharan Africa? Specifically, in areas such as livelihoods support, protection of migrants, border security and support for resettlement and voluntary return?

Summary

25 Jul 2017 description

L’OIM travaille avec les autorités nationales, locales et des partenaires locaux, afin de mieux comprendre et connaître les mouvements migratoires à travers l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre. Le suivi des flux de population (FMP) est une activité qui permet de quantifier et de qualifier les flux, les profils des migrants, les tendances et les routes migratoires sur un point d’entrée, de transit ou de sortie donné. Au Tchad, un point de suivi a été installé depuis mars 2017 dans la ville de Kalait et observe les mouvements des voyageurs en transit.

25 Jul 2017 description
report The Conversation

The Conversation

Author Chukwuma Al Okoli

Lecturer/Resident Researcher Department of Political Science, Federal University Lafia

Disclosure statement

Chukwuma Al Okoli works for Federal University Lafia, Nigeria . He receives funding from TETFund, Nigeria.