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20 Oct 2016 description

Baga Sola – La Journée mondiale du lavage des mains, qui est célébrée le 15 octobre, met en lumière l'importance de cette pratique, l'une des actions les plus efficaces et les moins coûteuses en matière de santé. Bien plus qu’une simple journée, cet événement permet de sensibiliser les populations par rapport à un geste simple, qui peut sauver des vies.

20 Oct 2016 description
report European Commission
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Annex 1 – Key issues and events until end of 2016
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Annex 2 – High Level Visits of EU and Member States in 2016
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Annex 3 – Progress in priority countries

European Commission - Press release

Managing migration effectively: Commission reports on progress in the implementation of the Partnership Framework with third countries

Brussels, 18 October 2016

The Commission presents today its first progress Report on implementing the Partnership Frameworks with third countries: the EU's new approach to more effectively managing migration jointly with countries of origin and transit is starting to yield results.

20 Oct 2016 description


  • Epidémie de Fièvre de la Vallée du Rift pour la première fois au Niger.

  • Deux sites de réfugiés maliens attaqués entre le 10 septembre et le 6 octobre.

  • Plus de 123 000 personnes affectées par les inondations.

  • Plus de 300 000 personnes déplacées dans la région de Diffa.

Epidémie de fièvre de la Vallée du Rift dans la région de Tahoua

20 Oct 2016 description

Nigeria faces immense humanitarian and protection challenges due to the ongoing insurgency in the North East. The conflict has caused grave human rights violations, impacting particularly on the most vulnerable civilians. As of August 2016, there are 2,093,030 persons internally displaced in the North East and North Central regions, with 83% of the displacements originating from Borno, Adamawa and Yobe States as a result of the insurgency.

19 Oct 2016 description

Goz Beida – Le Bureau du Haut Commissariat des Nations Unies pour les refugies, le HCR, et son partenaire APLFT, ont organisé les 13 et 14 octobre 2016 le Forum sur l’accès à la justice pour débattre des maux qui minent le bon fonctionnement de la justice et dégager des pistes de solutions afin de restaurer la confiance des justiciables. Ce forum est le fruit d’un développement important intervenu dans le secteur judiciaire régional et d’un constat.

19 Oct 2016 description

First Foreign Minister Steinmeier in Nigeria, then Nigerian President Buhari in Germany: At the beginning of October, German politics on Africa was busy on migration and refugee issues in West Africa, especially Nigeria. But the crisis of internally displaced people within Nigeria is far greater: more than 2 million refugees have lost their homes because of the terror war of Boko Haram. Mausi Segun, Head of Human Rights Watch in Nigeria, warns in this interview with the HBS that the conflict continues to smolder despite the success stories announced by the Nigerian government.

19 Oct 2016 description
report Voice of America

MAROUA, CAMEROON — Aid agencies are sounding the alarm about severe food insecurity throughout northern Cameroon as a result of the Boko Haram conflict.

This month, 70 children suffering from malnutrition have needed medical attention at the Minawao refugee camp. However, says nurse Irene Mbarga, the hospital has limited resources to treat them.

The families are not able to provide enough food, she says, and malnutrition is making other health conditions worse.

19 Oct 2016 description


  • 6,373 refugee returnees have benefitted from facilitation assistance for their voluntary return to Mali since Jan 2016.

  • 625 mud shelters and traditional shelters built since Jan 2016 to help returnees, IDPs and host community members return to safety and dignity in the privacy of a home.

  • 6,016 refugee returnees have received a one-time cash assistance in 2016 to support their selfdetermined basic needs.

19 Oct 2016 description
  • 107.2 M required for 2016

  • 28.8 M contributions received, representing 27% of requirements

  • 78.3 M funding gap for the Nigeria situation

18 Oct 2016 description

This SitRep was produced by OCHA in association with humanitarian partners and is focused on the recent internal displacements since 21 July 2015. It was published by OCHA Chad and covers the period from 24 August to 30 September 2016. The next publication will be around 26 October 2016.


17 Oct 2016 description


Displaced persons in the Diffa region: estimates published in September by the Niger authorities with the support of UNHCR

Malian refugee households received mosquito nets in Mangaize camp in September to minimize the risk of malaria

Vulnerable displaced and host families received gas bottles for domestic energy in the Diffa region in 2016

Newly arrived Malian refugees between January and the start of September 2016