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28 Sep 2016 description
report Al Jazeera

by Lucas Destrijcker

Refugees in the southeastern region of Niger say they no longer fear Boko Haram, but their problems are far from over.

Diffa, Niger - As Nigerian forces have progressed against Boko Haram, the cornered terror group has been carrying out more attacks in neighbouring countries. In Niger's Diffa region on the northeastern border of Nigeria, more than 280,000 people have been displaced.

27 Sep 2016 description
report Government of Niger

Commentaires:

  • La complétude du reportage au cours de la semaine 35 est de 79,6% pour les CRENI/AS et de 78,2% pour les CRENAM. Les données publiées dans ce bulletin correspondent aux données reçues avant le jour de la publication et des mises à jour pourraient avoir lieu dans les prochaines publications.

24 Sep 2016 description

24 September 2016. Since February 2015, conflict and insecurity have spread from northeastern Nigeria to Cameroon, Niger, and Chad, affecting a total of nearly 21 million people in what is called the Lake Chad Basin. Across the four countries, at least 2.6 million have been displaced, and most of them are hosted by local communities who are themselves vulnerable. The spreading conflict has resulted in violence against civilians, displacement, and a worsening food security and nutrition crisis for millions of people.

24 Sep 2016 description

Continued adequate moisture conditions raise hopes for average to above-average harvest

Key Messages

  • The Intertropical Front (ITF) started its southward retreat in early September but it remains either at or north of its average position, which could mean a normal to longer growing period.

  • From early July until mid-September, mostly average to above-average rainfall that has been well-distributed over time has fallen throughout most of the region (Figures 1 and 2), which is ensuring good growing conditions.

23 Sep 2016 description

2016 REQUIREMENTS 260 million

FUNDING (1) 111 million

UNMET REQUIREMENTS 149 million

16 Sep 2016 description

Niamey, Niger | AFP | vendredi 16/09/2016 - 21:57 GMT

Trente-huit membres de Boko Haram ont été tués et deux soldats ont été blessés, au cours "d'opérations de ratissage" menées cette semaine par les militaires du Niger et du Tchad, dans la région de Diffa (sud-est nigérien), a annoncé vendredi l'armée nigérienne. 

16 Sep 2016 description

Niamey, Niger | AFP | Friday 9/16/2016 - 23:14 GMT

Thirty-eight Boko Haram Islamist fighters have been killed during military search operations carried out by Niger and Chad troops in the Diffa region of southeast Niger this week, an official said Friday.

Two soldiers were lightly wounded in the action and "on the enemy side; 38 terrorists killed," Niger defence ministry spokesman Moustapha Ledru said on state television.

Substantial quantities of weapons and munitions were also seized, Colonel Ledru added.

16 Sep 2016 description
report UN News Service

16 September 2016 – Wrapping up a four-day mission in Niger, the United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator for Africa’s Sahel region has called on the international community to show increased support for the people of Diffa and the rest of the Lake Chad Basin who have been displaced from their homes amid the violence of Boko Haram’s insurgency.

16 Sep 2016 description

« C'était le 3 janvier 2015, vers 6 h du matin ». Adamu, 16 ans, se souvient comme si c'était hier du jour où il a perdu tout contact avec sa famille. « La ville de Baga était attaquée, c'était la panique générale. On entendait des détonations et des tirs, les gens couraient partout. Etourdi, j'ai fui dans la brousse avec d'autres personnes. Les jours qui ont suivi, j'ai cherché ma famille dans le groupe de rescapés, sans succès. Je me sentais seul au monde, complètement déboussolé.

16 Sep 2016 description

September 14, 2016 Kristin Penn, MCC Niger Resident Country Director Guyslain K. Ngeleza, MCC Lead Economist in the Department of Policy and Evaluation

15 Sep 2016 description

(Niamey 15 September 2016): Assistant-Secretary-General and Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Sahel Toby Lanzer completed today a four-day mission in Niger. He went to the Diffa region, part of the Lake Chad Basin, where violence at the hands of Boko Haram has pushed hundreds of thousands of people from their homes, disrupted trade and livelihoods and heightened malnutrition and food insecurity.

15 Sep 2016 description
report Government of Niger

Commentaires:

  • La complétude du reportage au cours de la semaine 34 est de 80,9% pour les CRENI/AS et de 79,7% pour les CRENAM. Les données publiées dans ce bulletin correspondent aux données reçues avant le jour de la publication et des mises à jour pourraient avoir lieu dans les prochaines publications.

12 Sep 2016 description
report Al Jazeera

Despite recent gains against the Boko Haram in Nigeria, many of those who fled the group are still struggling.

Thousands of Nigerian refugees in neighbouring countries such as Niger have been struggling for resources since fleeing attacks by the Boko Haram group.

11 Sep 2016 description

Niamey, Niger | AFP | Sunday 9/11/2016 - 18:15 GMT

At least two civilians have been killed and several wounded in an attack by unidentified assailants on a UN refugee camp in Niger near the Malian border, sources told AFP Sunday.

"Two died and several refugees were injured in the attack last night (Saturday)," a source with a humanitarian aid group said after the assault at the Tabareybarey camp housing some 10,000 Malian refugees near the town of Ayorou in western Niger.

11 Sep 2016 description

Niamey, Niger | AFP | dimanche 11/09/2016 - 15:45 GMT

Au moins deux civils ont été tués et plusieurs autres blessés samedi soir dans une attaque d'hommes armés non identifiés contre un camp onusien de réfugiés maliens près de la ville nigérienne d'Ayorou (ouest), proche du Mali, a appris dimanche l'AFP de sources concordantes.