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27 Jul 2017 description

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo has released a budget of 10.5 million EUR for six humanitarian projects of Belgian NGOs in Yemen, Uganda, South Sudan and Nigeria. The aid is part of the promise of Minister De Croo to double donations to the Famine 12-12 campaign.

27 Jul 2017 description

Le HCR, l’Agence des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés, lance un appel de fonds supplémentaire pour un montant additionnel de 9,5 millions de dollars afin d’intensifier ses activités au nord-est du Nigéria, en raison d’une hausse subite des retours spontanés de réfugiés nigérians depuis le début de l’année, principalement en provenance du Cameroun.

26 Jul 2017 description

Highlights

  • In several areas of the region, food prices have begun to seasonally rise as household stocks decline and market demand increases. The lean season is expected to further exacerbate the food crisis, and the rainy season will limit humanitarian access by drastically impacting road deliveries.

26 Jul 2017 description

314.0 M required for 2017

72.4 M contributions received, representing 23% of requirements

241.5 M funding gap for West Africa

26 Jul 2017 description

Niamey – Le Programme Alimentaire Mondial (PAM) au Niger a reçu une contribution d’un montant de 5,3 millions de dollars US (environ 3 milliards de FCFA) de la part du Gouvernement du Japon qui témoigne de son engagement à aider les nigériens les plus vulnérables à sortir de la pauvreté de manière durable.

« La généreuse contribution du Japon permettra au PAM de poursuivre ses activités en matière de résilience et de maintenir les résultats déjà acquis » a déclaré Benoit Thiry, Représentant du PAM au Niger.

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

Contexte:

Dans la nuit du 11 au 12 juillet vers 2 heures du matin, une pluie torrentielle s’est abattue sur la commune d’Aguel-hoc, surprenant les populations endormies. La concentration des eaux dans la vallée a ouvert des brèches sur la diguette de canalisation des flots et a inondé une grande partie de la ville

26 Jul 2017 description

By Moustapha Diallo, IFRC

In Lambago, like in most of villages in Diery, Matam, in north-eastern Senegal, the soils are dry and without vegetation. Mile upon mile, there is no water to be found. Only thorns on parched grass; mainly acacia and jujube trees. Here, crops depend on rainfall and the irregularity of the latter remains a major handicap.

“The plants did not reach maturity due an early end of the rains last year. Most of us almost harvested nothing,” said Aissatou Gueda Guissé, a resident of Dendoudi, a few kilometres away from Lambago.

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

Famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan and the food security situation is of grave concern in 7 other countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda, and Yemen. In these countries, 42.5 million are in need of humanitarian assistance and 41.8 million are in phase 3-5 Integrated Phase Classification between June and September 2017.

26 Jul 2017 description
report UN Volunteers

The reality of the escalating famine lingers among some of the world’s most vulnerable groups of people in Eastern Africa, and beyond. Having already endured the effects of civil war, poverty, and terrorism, the intensifying need for humanitarian assistance continues to increase throughout Somalia, South Sudan, Yemen, and northern Nigeria.

26 Jul 2017 description

Key messages

• Recent increases in oil revenues are driving Nigeria’s economy out of recession gradually as major economic indicators continue to improve (increased foreign reserve levels and declining inflation) (Figures 1, 2, and 3). The 2017Q1 GDP also stood at -0.52 percent compared to -1.73 percent of 2016Q4.